How to Safety Format SAMSUNG GALAXY ACE S5830 / S5830i Master Reset Easily ?

Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 is an Android from Samsung which have 3.5″ LCD and 800Mhz processor.

The main Specifications from Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 / GT-S5830i:

LCD 3.5 inchi
Processor 800Mhz
Memory Internal 158 ROM with 278 RAM
External memory slot MicroSD upto 32GB
Camera 5 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Operating System Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
Battery Li-Ion 1350 mAh

How to Master Reset to Factory Default Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 ?

If the Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 get some problem like hang or stuck or freezing or not respoding in special conditions, try to do the soft reset by pressing longer the power button and choose restart or remove the battery and plug it again to start the Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830. But if the problem still there, then try to do the hard reset bellow:

#Option 1, Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 with Hardware Key Button

  1. Turn off The Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830
  2. Make sure you already backup all important data at Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830
  3. Make sure the battery is fully charge or not empty
  4. Press together Volume Up Button + Home Button + Power On
  5. After menu appear, choose: Wipe Data / Factory Reset with Volume Up/Down button for navigation
  6. The Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 will do the factory default.

#Option 2, Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy AceGT-S5830 /GT-S5830i with Special secret code key

  1. Turn on the Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830
  2. Press or dial :*2767*3855#
  3. Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 will do the factory default with secret code key

#Option 3, Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 /GT-S5830iwith Menu Button

  1. Turn on the Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830
  2. Go to Menu Setting
  3. Choose: Setting > Privacy > Factory Data Reset

Please remember if we want to Format to Factory Data Reset Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830, all important data and installed applications will erase / removed, so make sure to backup the data before doing the hard reset Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830.

How to Solved the Problem when I forget Security Screen Lock or Pattern ofSamsung Galaxy Ace S5830 (Unlock / Bypass)?

Try to enter the Gmail account password, but if you can not enter the Android, last option that you can do by master reset the Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830like instruction above.

How to Reinstall or Restore Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 Android Operating System (Reformat) ?

If you need to reinstall clean and factory default setting Android operating system for Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830, you do not need to copy the source from outside phone, because the source of clean Android already saved inside this smartphone ROM. To reinstall, just follow the hard reset above, then the operating system will be reinstall by itself.

How to Upgrade Samsung Galaxy Ace S5930 to Android Jelly Bean or Kitkat ?

Unfortunately Samsung has not prepared the official release of Android Jelly Bean or Android Kitkat for Samsung Galaxy Ace S5930. We can not update the firmware or operating system to Android Jelly Bean or Kitkat. So the official one still use Gingerbread. But we can find some other development community have steps to upgrade Samsung Galaxy Ace S5930 to Android Jelly Bean or Kitkat, but please do it carefully, because some wrong steps can make our Samsung Galaxy Ace S5930 corrupt and can not use anymore. You can ask for specialize person to do it if you want to test Jelly Bean or Kitkat at this phone. Some custom rom will make our phone functions can not work properly.

Can I Upgrade Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 / GT-S5830i To Android Lollipop Update ?

The answer is: No we can not upgrade Samsung Galaxy Ace to Android Lollipop because Samsung has confirmed that this phone will not get official upgrade to Android Lollipop. But maybe we can find some custom ROM, but we are not recommended to do it unless you have special knowledge about install custom ROM.

How to make Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 / GT-S5830i Performance Run Faster ?

Why our Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 / GT-S5830i become slowly? We have to know that Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 / GT-S5830i only have less that 512 MB RAM, exactly at 254 MB RAM, this is very small to install or run background applications like Facebook or Instagram or Whatsapp or WeChat or Blackberry Messenger (BBM) or Line Messenger or Skype or Viber or Path or Pinterest. We are not recommended to force install all of them, because the internal memory and RAM is not supported for that. Please only choose one important applications, do not expect too much with this phone specifications. If we can install some applications, especially which can stay in the background because that apps need to get data update, then Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 / GT-S5830i will become slowly because of insufficient resources. Please uninstall some not use applications. We can try to hard reset or reformat if we want to improve Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 / GT-S5830i performance to run faster again like new. But we have to do backup all important data, because doing hard reset will remove all important data and installed applications

How to Improve Battery Life Longer of Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 / GT-S5830iFor Solving Battery Drain Faster Problem (Battery Saving / Extent Battery Life)?

We are know that the battery capacity of Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 / GT-S5830i is only use 1350 mAh, therefore we will get easily battery drain when use this phone. What should we do to improve battery life ? First we need to uninstall some not use applications, especially which always get data update like Games or Chatting or Social media, because more update with Internet will make battery capacity become less more. Please try to reduce LCD screen brightness as low as possible, and turn off not use connection like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. We also have to know, the battery itself have lifetime, after about 300 until 500 times cycle, the Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 / GT-S5830i performance will be down and in one moment, we have to change with new battery. Please replace Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 / GT-S5830i battery using original one, because some 3th party battery will not have correct capacity and not safe for our phone as well.

This instructions give the information how to restore Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 to factory default.

37 thoughts on “How to Safety Format SAMSUNG GALAXY ACE S5830 / S5830i Master Reset Easily ?”

  1. have completed full resest and yet all addresses are still showing.
    is this correct or should they all have been deleted.
    thank you

    • Hi, could you please make more clear what kind of address that still shown at you Samsung Galaxy Ace? If you mean phonebook still show after doing hard reset or format, usually this happen because your Android show phonebook from memory simcard.

  2. I want to give my old Galaxy ace to a friend. We have done a factory reset by pressing *2767*3855# but now the phone won’t restart – just goes on a loop – any advice? If not obvious I am not very tecnically minded!

    • Hi, the factory reset code at Samsung Galaxy Ace will work without problems at normal or standard phone. This code may not work properly if your Galaxy Ace already rooted or install with custom ROM. Please try to do hard reset with hardware button key. If the problem still happen you can try to restore or reinstall the firmware using Samsung KIES applications from your computer. But you have to download Samsung KIES application from Samsung official website.

    • Hi, some same problems happen because the applications problems at your Samsung Galaxy Ace. If you can not go to setting menu because the Ace already hang at the start-up, then you have to do hard reset or reformat using hardware button like steps at #Option 1 above.

    • Hi, you can try to turn off your phone (remove the battery) and try to turn it on again. Otherwise, please turn off your phone and try to do hard reset using hardware button key.

        • Hi, actually your external micro SD card will not wipe or erase while doing hard reset your Samsung Galaxy Ace, but for make your data more secure, we recommended to remove your microSD while doing hard reset to factory default.

  3. tried option 1 a hundred times and just when I’m about to give up, I saw this article and tried option 2. And so this feedback! Thanks bro!

  4. My samsung galaxy ace S5830i won’t open … When I press on it only appears samsung galaxy ace model then it will turn off again and after a few seconds it turn on again but still the same. I already do the reset but it doesn’t work some technician says that the program is gone is it true please help me ASAP . Tnx…

    • Hi, actually we can not give exact solutions before see the hardware. However, you still can try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key at #Option 1 steps above. Maybe your technician mean your operating system has deleted, but this process to remove the firmware file source only can done if your phone has rooted or get some other non standard tweak. Please consult with Samsung authorize service center.

  5. Hi thanks very much.I did the hard reset on my galaxy ace and it worked perfectly well.Am very glad u helped me and God bless u.

  6. I am using the Galaxy ace S5830.I forgot my passoword right and then tried the hard reset button which is the volumn,power and centre button all at once and the ramdump text appeared.

    • Hi, if you get this Ramdump Mode problems at your Samsung Galaxy Ace, please try to press and hold POWER Button + Home Button until Samsung logo appear at your Samsung Galaxy Ace screen, then release all button.

  7. I factory reset my galaxy ace through the options on the phone through settings. I have everything back up and running but internet is extremely slow. My Mobil data is on and I have full service but yet its still slow. Is there anything I can do about this?

    • Hi, you can try to use wifi Internet connection to test your data. If your connection back to faster again while using Wifi, then maybe you have to make sure your APN settings for Mobile network are correct, sometime the operator want us to use specific APN setting for faster Internet mobile network at your Samsung Galaxy Ace.

    • Hi, usually if your Samsung Galaxy Ace has already finish follow hard reset steps and no problems with the process, then your phone call functions will work normally. Please make sure your Samsung Galaxy Ace not at Airplane Mode or your GSM simcard is fine. If you still get same problems, please consider to do hard reset one more time, after finish then try directly your GSM phone call to other number, because if your phone ever blocked at some installed applications, then this process will bypass everything because you start at very beginning before login at Google account.

  8. hi i think i did factory reset without backup so my phone only say samsung model when i switch it on and stay what can i do to make it begin pls

    • Hi, if you never do backup, the worse case happen is all you data will be disappear from your Samsung Galaxy Ace, but the operating system will reinstall by itself while we do factory reset. If your phone still stuck, then please try to hard reset using hardware button combination key.

  9. hi! I have a galaxy ace gt 5830m. I’m trying to unblock it, a friend bought this phone from someone that doesn’t remember is google account.
    Tried the volume up + home + power or the home + power , didn’t work, boot with the samsung animation through the menu.
    I think that maybe it’s the volume up button that is defective but I don’t have any way to test it since the menu is blocked.
    What can I do?

    • Hi, that is right, if your Samsung Galaxy Ace volume hardware button is damage or not working good, than doing hard reset or master format using hardware button combination key will not work. Please make sure the hardware button work properly at service center.

  10. Hi my Samsung GT-S5830i has navigation but this has stopped working recently. Just wondered if a setting has been accidentally switched off or something like that ?

    • Hi, usually navigation applications will need to use GPS. Please try to activate GPS applications from your Samsung Galaxy Ace. You also can try to use Google Maps to navigate.

  11. HI my problem is i did the hard reset and after i wiped my cache and until now my samsung galaxy gt-s ace5830i failed to restart please you can help me.

    • Hi, perhaps your phone got interruption while finishing hard reset or reformat, therefore this problem happen. The are some other options t9 fix uaing Odin, but it is not for ordinary user. If you are not sure about how to use Odin, then please bring your Samsung Galaxy Ace to Samsung authorized service center, they can help you to flash the correct operating systems.

  12. Please, I forgot my password and I want to reset my Samsung Galaxy Ace gt-s5830i but it doesn’t work, what will I do, please help me, thanks

    • Hi, please try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. It will reformat your Samsung Galaxy Ace operating system to factory default.

    • Hi, if you can not use menu Setting to reformat, then please follow steps at #option 2 above to hard reset your Samsung Galaxy Ace operating system to factory default using hardware button combination key.


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