How to Factory Data Reset and delete all my personal information on my Galaxy Tab E LTE?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Factory Data Reset


A factory data reset will erase all personal data from your device, including downloaded applications, music, pictures, and any personal information. This ensures your data are removed before sending the device in for replacement or repair, properly disposing of the device, or giving the device to a friend or family member to use. Your personal information cannot be recovered after this procedure, so save any data you need on your computer (or any other device) before following these steps.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Restore to Factory Default Settings


Warning: All of your personal information will be erased and cannot be recovered.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1.

2. Touch Settings 1.

3. Scroll to and touch Backup and reset 1, on the left panel.

4. Scroll to and touch Factory data reset, on the right panel.

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5. Review the information provided. Scroll to and touch RESET DEVICE.

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Note: If you have a screen lock enabled on the device, you will be required to enter your credentials before proceeding.

6. Touch ERASE EVERYTHING.

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7. If a Samsung account was setup and linked to your device, you will be prompted to enter your password. Then touch CONFIRM to proceed factory reset.

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8. The process takes a few minutes. Your device will restart and display the initial setup screen.

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