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[How to] Soft reset, factory reset, upgrade firmware & install Android in Samsung Monte

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Samsung Monte s5620 Reset Code and Software version

No wonder Samsung Monte aka Samsung s5620 is still a brilliant 3G cum Wi-Fi enabled smart phone, one of the best in 3G. This is also the 3G phone having the longest stand by and talk time duration phone of its time (jut a year ago by now.)

You’ve been warned! All your data including contacts, messages etc. may be lost during an of these operations! Copy all your necessary data/Contacts/Messages etc. to SIM or make backup on your PC before full reset!

How to Soft Reset Samsung Monte s5620?

Soft Reset is NOT a factory reset or a hard reset. This just clears your mobile phone’s settings to default one.

To reset your Samsung Monte, tap on the Menu button>Settings
Scroll down to the “Reset settings” option
Choose the items you want to reset:

Phone profiles
Display and Light
Phone Settings
Or select all the 3 items

Your mobile phone will reboot automatically. On some cases, you will be prompted to enter a password. Based on your Operator it can be:    00000 or 1234 or Refer to the Manual.

Note that, all your data on the memory card will be erased during this operation, so better backup your contacts, photos …etc on PC!!

How to Hard Reset or Factory Reset Samsung Monte s5620?

To force factory reset Samsung Monte smart phone, you got to release Samsung mobile factory restore code for specific mobile phone, here Samsung Monte itself.

First reset by dialing *#*#7780#*#* on your phone. Confirm reset. Then dial *2767*3855# Your phone is as good and as fresh and new; but wait…

In my case:
dialing *#*#77… required a SIM card to be inserted in to the mobile set, which I didn’t like. So I dialed *2767*… then it asked me for the master password of the hand set… then it showed admin menu/screen then rebooted after a minute or so.

Problem with above process: go this way then. In order to hard reset (aka factory reset or full reset) your Samsung Monte s5620, enter *2767*3855#

You will be displayed this message upon successful entry of the factory reset code:

Just wait a moment! Phone is being full reset, then phone will be restarted automatically.

How to check SIM LOCK in Samsung Smart Phone?

Samsung Monte s5620 all Unlock Codes

Check your SIM LOCK (not equal to the network lock), you enter the main screen: *#7465625# (need to scroll down the pop-up menu to see the following 11 different kinds of lock in your Samsung phone)
1. Network lock
2. Subset lock
3. SP lock
4. CP lock
5. SIM lock
6. Activa lock
7. Auto Network lock
8. Auto subset lock
9. Auto SP lock
10. Auto CP lock
11. Auto SIM lock

How to upgrade firmware for Samsung Monte s5620?

First you have to check which firmware you have
with your Samsung phone. To do that type *#1234# in your phone..It will give you your current
<SW VER> XXII4 … in my case: S5620DDJE1
<CSE VER> XXII4 … IN MY CASE S5620ODDJF1

Understanding the meaning of firmware code:
Based on http://samsung-s5620.blogspot.com/p/firmware-code.html article:
<SW VER>
S5620DDJE1
S5620 : Model of the set
DD: India – Land Code/Location
J: 2010 – Year Code
E: May – Month Code
1: Firmware revision number

Read the details about upgrade firmware of Samsung Monte s5620 from above website, and take precaution before doing anything. I did not even try to upgrade the firmware, because we can check whether a Samsung Smart Phone’s firmware can be upgraded from Samsung Kies software with the mobile set connected to it. Sadly, Samsung kies showed I can not upgrade the firmware for Samsung Monte s5620.

How to install Android in Samsung Monte s5620?

I have found there is a possible way to install Android OS into Samsung’s proprietary OS based phones like Monte and Bada OS. But the installation process is not very easy. For Samsung Monte s5620, since the internal memory is not well enough to run after installing Android, I did not installed Android into it.

But many people have successfully installed Android in many Samsung phones including Bada ones. You got to check the performance of those Android installed phones afterwards. Here is a video which shows how to install Android in Samsung Monte s5620.

Samsung Monte s5620 in Android Mod

In this article I tried to cover samsung monte android, samsung monte reset, samsung monte android mod, samsung monte – montedroid mod, samsung monte s5620 android

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16 Comments
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  2. M Mansoor73 says

    try to provid step by step process in writen format

    1. Ekendra says

      Dear Mansoor, There are four processes discussed in this article; soft and hard reset, upgrading firmware and then installing Android. Except the last one, they all are written in some steps. Please, let me know which specific process you looking for.

      1. mihir says

        installing android

      2. hell says

        bro needed the anrdoid patches for that

  3. Koinch_kanti says

     hi wen i debug my monte in to high. it restart itself and show UPLOAD DATA  to pc. what does it mean?? please reply im in great problem!!! is there any method to bring my monte in prevoius condition, plzzz reply me

    1. Ekendra says

      You can always restore your Samsung monte to the factory default – using an interface from the mobile phone itself. The process is explained below.

      For TkEF (software to digg into Samsung Monte’s root files), visit http://samsung-s5620.blogspot.com/p/firmware-code.html this guy got a  tutorial for.

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  6. Aloneanil says

    how can i install nepali fonts in samsung monte 5620?

    1. Ekendra says

      Wish, I could we could install and use Nepali fonts in Samsung Monte, but sadly since this phone has Samsung’s proprietary OS there is no way out.

  7. dack says

    does hard reset restores original firmware ?

  8. haider says

    i want new fireware

  9. tamsicle says

    Hi I have a monte that had free social networking on it through optus. My daughter somehow removed the facebook connection or widget and now eventhough we have downloaded the link from facebook it charges us data for the log on. can you tell me what to do?

  10. HSM Sharique Hasan says

    Hi dear… I did the same as you explained. but when i inserted this *2767*3855# it prompt me foe the password. but i dont remeber my password.. I inserted 0000 , 00000, 1234.. but none of them worked for me. plz guide what i have to do now…

    Thanks

  11. The old guy says

    "3G cum Wi-Fi"

    …what?

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