1. AC Question's Avatar
    How do you re reset a galaxy Samsung 6S if you want it as your phone
    05-25-2015 04:35 PM
  2. anon8380037's Avatar
    You return it to the owner by calling contacts and see if they want to give it to you, or if it's locked you report it found.
    This is probably the kindest response you will get.
    05-25-2015 04:40 PM
  3. ab304945's Avatar
    If it's someone's lost phone. Do the right thing. And try to find who's it is. Or turn it in where you found it.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-25-2015 04:48 PM
  4. belodion's Avatar
    Imagine that it's your Samsung Galaxy S6, with your life details and data on it, and I find it. What would you hope and pray that I would do with it?

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-25-2015 04:54 PM
  5. anon8380037's Avatar
    The owner can activate a Lock and send a (please return it) message to the screen, and a contact number on a dial button you can call - so please leave it on, and charged if you can. They will be very grateful to you I'm sure.
    05-25-2015 05:03 PM
  6. Rukbat's Avatar
    They can also notify their carrier (if they haven't already) and the phone becomes useless. Even if you unlock it, it not only won't connect to the tower (of any carrier), it'll notify their security department where it is - and you'll be charged with possession of stolen property at the very least.

    Bring it to a company store (not an independent) of whatever carrier it's on, tell them you found the phone, it's locked so you can't contact the owner (the contact information really should be on the lock screen - mine says "If found, please call xxx-xxx-xxxx"), and they'll look it up and let the owner know that some nice person returned your phone. The owner may even want to pay you something as a reward. And you'll be an honest person - something no one can take from you.
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    05-25-2015 06:35 PM
  7. anon8380037's Avatar
    I also put my first name and an 'if found' message with my other number on the lock screen.
    People who find phones generally enjoy helping return something people depend on. It seems to bring out the instinctively better side of human nature.

    I arranged to detour to a pub/bar to return a phone I found on grass outside tennis courts and the owner had a bottle of champagne ready to pass to me when I pulled up to the kerb. I still have it.
    05-25-2015 06:58 PM
  8. Wayne Sanders's Avatar
    A cell phone that didn't belong to me, is absolutely the last thing i wound want to have. There is nothing easier to find, than a cell phone...just sayin.
    05-25-2015 07:02 PM
  9. belodion's Avatar
    Was this a phone handed in to a Lost And Found or Lost Property department? If so, and you've acquired it lawfully - and I don't know whether smartphones would be disposed of in that way, like lost umbrellas and so on - it would still be best to hand it in to a phone store, with your personal details, for reasons mentioned elsewhere in this thread.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-25-2015 09:45 PM

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