How to do a factory reset of Samsung phones in general

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Factory reset Samsung via Settings

Here are the steps to factory reset a Samsung device through the settings menu on the device:

Open the list of applications (Apps) on your Samsung phone.

  • Go to Settings (Settings).
  • Click General Administration Options.
  • Click on the Reset option.
  • Select the factory data to reset option.
  • Click Reset Options or Reset Device Options.
  • Click Remove All and wait for your device's software screen to appear.
  • Go to the wipe data/factory reset option by pressing the volume down key on your device.
  • Press the power button on your device.
  • Use the Volume Down key to select Yes then press the Power key again.
  • Press the power key to select the restart system option.

Factory reset via keys

The key for the Samsung device can be used to create software for it this method is useful in cases where the user cannot access the settings here are the steps to do this:

  • Shut down the Samsung device for which you want to make software.
  • Press and hold the volume up power and home buttons at the same time.
  • When the device vibrates release the pressure on the power button.
  • When the menu appears on the device screen release the pressure on the remaining buttons.
  • Use the volume down key to access the delete all user data option.
  • Press the Power key.
  • Use the power key to navigate to Yes - Delete All User Data and select it.
  • Choose the reboot option.

Factory reset Samsung remotely

The Find My Phone application can be used to factory reset a Samsung device and remotely wipe all data on it by following these steps:

  • Go to the Find My Device webpage and click the electronic link here to access this page.
  • Sign in to this page with your Google Account.
  • Click the "Enable Lock and Wipe" option.
  • Click on the "Erase" option.

Note: Using this app requires the device to be powered on signed in with a Google account and GPS enabled.

How to take a backup on a Samsung device

Samsung phone usersign can backup their phone before factory reset by following steps:

  • Open an application (app) on the Samsung home screen.
  • Open the Samsung phone settings menu and click on the "Settings" option.
  • Click on the (Cloud & Accounts) option and then select the (Backup & Restore) option.
  • Select the (Back Up My Data) option that appears in the (Google Account) list.
  • Click the (Off) button to switch to (On) to start backing up Samsung phone data.