Factory Reset?

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  1. TheAlpha

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    I'm thinking of factory resetting cuz my RAZR lags sometimes and responds slowly. I was wondering what exactly is does and what I can do to save AS MUCH AS I CAN before doing it. Thx:)

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    I had this same issue not too long ago. Are you completely stock?. If so, this is what I did to remedy this situation.WARNING: if you do this, you will have to setup your home screen again because this will make it revert back to how it looks out of the box. You WILL however keep all of your apps. You just have to put everything back to how you like it.

    Go into settings, applications, manage applications, tap all, scroll down to home screen. Tap it, tap clear data. That made a huge difference for me. My phone was lagging and was slow and unresponsive.

    Hope this helps???

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    Yes, I'm stock; never rooted.

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    What would happen if I had done what you just told me to do?

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    Your home screen would revert back to stock. Everything would stay on your phone. All you do is setup your home screen with icon and widget layout and wall paper. Its pretty painless. Your phone would LOOK like it did when you first got it. But it would still have all of your apps and settings.

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    This solved my lag issue. Without losing everything to a factory reset.

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    Thx so much. Is there anything else I can do?

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    Clear your caches and reboot/ power cycle the phone once a week. turn off the phone and let it charge fully in charge only mode once every 2-3 months.

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    How do I do a power cycle?

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    If you go into apps, and downloaded. Tap on an app like Facebook. You will see an area that says clear cache. Tap it. I do this on apps like DROID forums and most other apps.

    You can do a simulated battery pull, or you can do a simple power off, power on. Either way is good.

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    Thx. Any other tips/advice to stop the lagging?

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