Samsung Galaxy S7

If you are looking to reset Android on your Samsung Galaxy S7, this is the tutorial for you. Maybe it’s behaving in a strange manner, or you just need to start over from factory settings to give it to someone else to use.

Reset Android Samsung Galaxy S7When you reset Android on your Samsung Galaxy S7, you’re making it return to it’s out of the box state, so if you forgot your lock pin, pattern or password, this is the way to go.

We will explain two methods to achieve this, depending on the state of your Samsung Galaxy S7.

Before starting with any of these two methods, make sure your battery is fully charged, to avoid any surprise shut downs. It is also a good idea to do a backup if you have access to yourSamsung Galaxy S7’s operative system.

So, let’s get to it!

Like we stated before, in this tutorial we will explain two methods on how to reset Android on a Samsung Galaxy S7. You will use the first one if you can access your Android OS, and simply want to return your phone to factory settings. The second one is used  when you have lost access to your device for some reason.

How to reset android on Samsung Galaxy S7, through the Settings Menu

To reset Android using this method you have to be able to access the Settings on your Samsung Galaxy S7.

After opening your settings, go to Backup & Reset, and then select the option Factory data reset.

Tap the Reset Device button for the process to start, deleting everything from your phone, and then proceeding to  shutting down the phone and restarting.

How to reset Android on Samsung Galaxy S7, using hardware buttons.

To hard reset android on your Samsung  Galaxy S7 follow these easy steps:

  • Completely power off your device
  • Press the volume up, home and power buttons at the same time, and release them.
  • You will see different messages for rebooting and updating and then a menu will show.
  • Using the volume buttons navigate to the Wipe data /factory reset option and press the power button to confirm.
  • Select Yes, stating that you are sure that you want to go through with the process, and confirm the process using the power button.
  • After some processing,  the menu will show up again, at which point using the volume buttons to navigate the options, you have to select the option Reset system now and press the power button to confirm.

Once your Samsung Galaxy S7 has rebooted, with either of the two methods, you will have reset Android on your device, having returned it to it’s factory settings, and leaving it as good as new waiting for configurations.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S6 EdgeIf you are the owner of a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, and you’re looking for information on how to reset Android on it, you have arrived to the tutorial you need.

We will show you two very simple and safe methods to reset Android. Both of these methods produce the same result, and will leave your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge at it’s out of the box state.

The main difference between the two methods lies within the steps you have to follow, and the method you will choose depends on the state of your device.

You will apply the first method if you have access to the Android Operative System, for instance, if you just want a fresh start for your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. If, however, you do not have access to the OS, for example if you forgot your lock pattern, you will have to use the second method.

Before starting with any of the procedures, please check that your battery is fully charged to avoid any unwanted shutdowns in the middle of the process. Remember that you will loose all your personal data when executing any of these methods, since your device will return to it’s factory settings.

Reset Android on  Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge through the Applications Menu

To reset Android through your devices Applications Menu, follow these steps and your  Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge will return to it’s factory settings:

  • Go to Settings from the Applications Menu
  • Choose the option Backup & Reset
  • Tap on Reset device and select the option Erase Everything to confirm that you want to start the process.
  • You might need to reboot your  Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge when the process finishes.

Reset Android on your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge using hard ware buttons.

You will use this method to reset Android if you have lost access to the OS of your  Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, for example if you forgot your lock pattern. Follow these steps and your device will return to it’s out of the box state in no time.

  • Completely turn of your device, while pressing the Power button a few seconds.
  • Once you’re sure your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is completely turned off, press the Volume Up, Power and Home buttons together, keeping them pressed until the Recovery Menu appears on the screen.
  • Navigate through the options with the Volume buttons and select  Wipe data / Factory reset, using the Power button to confirm the selection.
  • Select the option “Yes delete al data” and confirm.
  • Select the option “reboot system now” to start the process.

You have now reset Android and your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge should be back to it’s factory settings, but if you had any issues, leave a comment here below.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

This tutorial will teach you how to reset Android and return the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to its factory settings.

Reset Android Samsung Galaxy Note 4We will explore two methods of resetting Android, suitable for eliminating bugs, lags or removing a lock pattern that you may have set and now forgot. In other words, when you reset Android you will leave your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 as good as new.

Before starting with the procedure, make sure that your phone’s battery is fully charged, in order to avoid any unexpected shut downs during the reset procedure.

You may use the first method to reset Android, through the Settings menu, if you still have access to your Samsung Galaxy Note 4’s OS. Otherwise you will use the second method, which involves pressing keys in a certain order.

Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 through the Applications Menu

To reset android accessing the applications menu of your Samsung Galaxy Note 4, you just need to follow these very simple steps:

  1. From the applications menu, go to Settings and then to User and Backup.
  2. Select the option Backup and Reset
  3. Choose the option Reset, and then agree to all questions asked and your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will start the process and then reset itself.

Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy Note 4, using hardware buttons

You will use this method to reset android if you don’t have access to the OS of your Samsung Galaxy Note 4, as it may happen if you forgot your lock pattern.

  • The first thing  you need to do is completely turn off your Samsung Galaxy Note 4.
  • Press the Volume Up, Start button and Power button at the same time. When your phablet vibrates, let go of all the buttons, except the Volume Up.
  • The Recovery Menu will appear
  • Once you’ve entered the recovery menu, let go of the Volume Up button, too.
  • Use the volume buttons to navigate through the options until you reach “Wipe data / Factory reset”
  • Press the Power button to confirm the selection
  • Now navigate and select the option “Yes – delete all user data”
  • The process will start automatically and once it’s done you will return to the main menu.

If you see the welcome screen on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 then you successfully managed to reset Android on it.