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Help with Samsung1874

I have neglected to delete a ton of old text messages on my Samsung A3 and I think I have overloaded, with the result that the device is now not allowing me to delete. I am also no longer receiving the audible alert signal for incoming texts. I am reluctant to return to factory settings and risk losoing valuable content such as photos and contacts. Can anyone advise me how to resolve please

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Re: Help with Samsung1874

Hi @Anonymous have you tried backing up your phone then doing a restore? Maybe another Samsung expert in this forum could help more @jonsie @MI5 @Cleoriff

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Re: Help with Samsung1874

Hi @Anonymous I've never had this problem. I just open the messaging app and delete in blocks of conversations. Maybe this will help

https://www.softwarert.com/delete-messages-samsung-phones/

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Re: Help with Samsung1874

Your photos and contacts should both be backed up to Google anyway.
Contacts https://contacts.google.com/
Photos https://photos.google.com/?pageId=none
Check to make sure you have them then factory reset it but delete your Google account first from the phone.
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Re: Help with Samsung1874

@Anonymous How are you getting on with this one? 

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