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How To Wipe data/factory reset, Wipe cache partition and Wipe dalvik cache on Samsung Galaxy Smartphones?

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Most of you who might have faced the Android boot loop may have tried to do the Wipe data/factory reset, Wipe cache partition or Wipe dalvik cache on your Samsung Galaxy Smartphone. It can be difficult to people those who are not that much techie. But don't worry this time I have came with a detailed tutorial which will help you in doing Wipe data/factory reset, Wipe cache partition or Wipe dalvik cache in a step by step manner with screenshots on your Galaxy Smartphone.

The steps are divided into to two, one for unrooted Galaxy Smartphones and the other for rooted phones

Steps To Wipe data/factory reset, Wipe cache partition or Wipe dalvik cache on Samsung Galaxy Smartphone

Method-1 (for unrooted phones)

1. First you need to enter your Galaxy Smartphone into android recovery mode. To enter please press and hold "Vol Up"+"Home"+"Power" button at the same time and release the "Power" button once you see your phone model number.

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Alternatively you can try the detailed steps given below to enter Android Recovery Mode;

Once you have successfully entered into the recovery mode you will get a similar menu like the one given below.

Here please navigate using the "Vol Up" and "Vol Down" buttons and press the "Power" button to confirm. Now navigate to "wipe data/factory reset" and press the "Power" button.

Once you press the "Power' button you will get the below menu. Now select the "Yes-delete all user data" and press the "Power" button again.

If you have successfully did the "wipe data/factory reset" on your Samsung Galaxy Smartphone then you will get the above screen with the message on bottom of the screen like given above saying;

--Wiping data----

Formatting /data...

 

Formatting /cache...

 

Data wipe complete.

2. Now you are going to do the  "wipe cache partition" on your Galaxy Smartphone. For that navigate to "wipe cache partition" using the volume keys and press the "Power" button.

If you have successfully wiped the cache then you will get a message like the one given below as shown in the screenshot above;

--Wiping cache...

Formatting /cache...

Cache wipe complete.

 

Now we can go to method no: 2 which is for the rooted Galaxy Smartpones.

Method: 2 (for rooted phones)

This steps can only be done on a rooted phone with clockworkmod recovery or similar.

1. Similar as in the above method you have to enter your Galaxy Smartphone into "Recovery Mode". For that please press and hold "Vol Up"+"Home"+"Power" buttons at the same time and release the "Power" button once you see your phone model number.

Alternatively you can try the detailed steps given below to enter into Android Recovery Mode;

If you have successfully entered into the Android recovery mode then you will get a similar window like the one given above. Now navigate to "wipe data/factory reset" and press the "Power" button and you will get the below menu. Also in the latest version of clockworkmod recovery you can simply click the option, because it is touch supportive.

Now here select "Yes - wipe all user data" and press the "Power" button.

Once you did that you will get a message on the bottom of your phone screen like given below which is also shown in the screenshot above;

...Wiping data...

Formatting /data...

Formatting /cache...

Formatting /sd-ext...

Data wipe complete.

2. Now we can wipe the cache partition on your Galaxy Smartphone. For that select the "wipe cache partition" on main recovery mode menu and press "Power" button.

Once you press the "Power" button you will get a warning screen like the one given below. Here please press "Yes - Wipe Cache".

If you get the message on the bottom of your screen like given below then you have successfully cleared the cache. The same is shown in the screenshot given above.

--Wiping cache---

Formatting /cache...

Cache wipe complete.

3. Now we can wipe the dalvik cache. For that please select the "advanced" option in the main recovery mode menu and press the "Power"button and you will get the below menu. Here select the "wipe dalvik cache" and press the "Power" button.

If you have successfully wiped the dalvik cache on your Samsung Galaxy Smartphone then you will get messages on the bottom of your phone screen like given below;

---Wiping cache...

Formatting /cache...

Cache wipe complete.

Dalvik Cache wiped.

That's it guys now you have successfully performed the Wipe data/factory reset, Wipe cache partition and Wipe dalvik cache on your Galaxy Smartphone.

This method is compatible on all Galaxy Android Smartphones like Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S2, Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy Note, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900H, SM-G900R4, SM-G900V), Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo (SM-N7500, SM-N7502, SM-N7505), Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo (GT-I9060), Samsung Galaxy Win Pro (SM-G3812), Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 (GT-S7582), Samsung Galaxy Trend Plus (GT-S7580), Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7100)SM-G7102 (Dual SIM), Samsung Galaxy Star Pro (GT-S7260)GT-S7262 (Dual SIM), Samsung Galaxy Express 2 (SM-G3815), Samsung Galaxy Round (SM-G9105), Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite (GT-S7390)GT-S7392 (Dual SIM), Samsung Galaxy Light (SGH-T399), Samsung Galaxy Core Plus (SM-G3500)SM-G3502 (Dual SIM), Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 (GT-S7270), GT-S7272 (Dual SIM), GT-S7275 (LTE), Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000, SM-N9002, SM-N9005), Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (GT-I9190)Galaxy S4 Mini I9195 (LTE), Galaxy S4 Mini I9192 (Dual SIM), Samsung Galaxy S4 Active (GT-I9295), Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (SM-C1010), Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo (GT-S5310)GT-S5312 (Dual SIM), Samsung Galaxy Star ((GT-S5280)GT-S5282 (Dual SIM), GT-S5283 (Triple SIM)), Samsung Galaxy Core (GT-S8262)GT-i8262D, Samsung Galaxy Y Plus (GT-S5303), Samsung Galaxy Win (GT-I8550)Galaxy Grand Quattro (GT-I8552), Samsung Galaxy Mega (GT-I9150, GT-I9152, GT-I9200, GT-I9205), Samsung Galaxy Fame (GT-S6810, GT-S6810P), Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500, GT-I9505, GT-I9506), Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710), Samsung Galaxy Young (GT-S6310, GT-S6312), Samsung Galaxy Grand (GT-I9080, GT-I9082), Samsung Galaxy S II Plus (GT-I9105), Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus (GT-S5301), Samsung Galaxy S III Mini (GT-I8190), Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro (SGH-I547), Samsung Galaxy Rugby LTE (SGH-i547C), Samsung Galaxy Express SGH-I437, Samsung Galaxy Rush, Samsung Galaxy Note II, Samsung Galaxy Reverb, Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE (SPH-L300), Samsung Galaxy Pocket Duos (GT-S5302), Samsung Galaxy S Duos (GT-S7562), Galaxy S Duos (GT-S7568), Galaxy Trend II Duos (GT-S7572), Galaxy Trend (S7560M), Samsung Galaxy Stellar (SCH-I200), Samsung Galaxy Ch@t (GT-B5330), Samsung Galaxy Appeal (SGH-I827), Samsung Galaxy S III (GT-I9300), Galaxy S III I9305, Samsung Galaxy S Advance, Galaxy S II Lite, Samsung Galaxy Rugby (GT-S5690M), Samsung Galaxy Pocket (GT-S5300), Samsung Galaxy Rugby St (SGH-i847), Samsung Galaxy Beam (i8530), Samsung Galaxy Y DUOS (GT-S6102), Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 (GT-S6500), Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 (GT-I8160), Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 x (GT-S7560M), Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus (GT-S7500), Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos (GT-B5510, GT-B5512), Samsung Galaxy Nexus (i9250), Samsung Stratosphere, Samsung Galaxy XCover (S5690), Samsung Galaxy Precedent, Samsung Galaxy Y (GT-S5360), Samsung Galaxy M, Samsung Galaxy W (I8150), Samsung Exhibit II 4G (SGH-T679), Samsung Galaxy R (I9103), Samsung Galaxy S Plus (GT-i9001), Samsung Galaxy Z, Samsung Exhibit 4G (SGH-T759), Samsung Galaxy S II (GT-I9100), Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket, Samsung Captivate Glide, Samsung Galaxy Neo, Samsung Galaxy Pro, Samsung Galaxy Prevail (SPH-M820), Samsung Galaxy Mini (GT-S5570), Samsung Galaxy Next, Samsung Galaxy Pop, Samsung Galaxy Gio (GT-S5660), Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-I9003), Samsung Galaxy Fit (S5670), Samsung Galaxy Ace (GT-S5830, GT-S5830i), Samsung Galaxy Cooper (GT-S5830), Samsung Galaxy K, Samsung Galaxy 551, Samsung Galaxy U, Samsung Galaxy 5, Samsung Galaxy Europa, Samsung Galaxy 550, Samsung Galaxy 3, Samsung Galaxy Apollo, Samsung Galaxy S (GT-I9000), Samsung Captivate, Samsung Vibrant, Samsung Fascinate, Samsung Epic 4G, Samsung Mesmeriz, Samsung Galaxy Spica GT-I5700 and Samsung Galaxy Portal

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I did the wipe cacha partition but it's stuck where it says downloading do not turn off target what do I need to do
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That is because you have entered the "download mode". These steps are to be done from "recovery mode". By the way which phone you are using.
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