If 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.
This tutorial will teach you how to reset Android and return the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to its factory settings.
We 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:
- From the applications menu, go to Settings and then to User and Backup.
- Select the option Backup and Reset
- 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.
If you’re the owner of a Samsung Galaxy S5 you want to reset Android on, this is the tutorial for you.
We will show you a way to return your Samsung Galaxy S5 to it’s factory settings, which will come in very handy if, for example, you forget the lock pattern you set for it.
Before starting with any of the methods that we will explain to reset Android, pleas make sure the battery of your Samsung Galaxy S5 is charged to at least 80%, to avoid any complications.
Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy S5 through the Applications Menu
To use this method to reset Android you will need to be able to access the Android OS and the Applications menu of your Samsung Galaxy S5. Starting on the Main screen, follow these steps:
- Go to Settings -> Backup & reset
- Select the option Factory data reset
- Confirm to start the process.
Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy S5 using hardware buttons
If you got locked out of your Samsung Galaxy S5 by forgetting the lock pattern or for any other reason, this is the method you will use to reset Android
- Make sure your device is completely turned off. To be 100% sure, turn it off, remove the battery and wait 5 seconds before reinserting it.
- Press the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons all at the same time
- When you see the Android logo on the screen, let go of all the buttons and wait for a menu to show up.
- Navigate through the options using the volume buttons until you reach the Wipe data/Factory reset option and press the Power button to confirm the selection.
- Do the same process to select Yes – delete all user data and wait for the procedure to finish.
- Once the main menu shows up again, press the power button to reset the Samsung Galaxy S5
You have now successfully reset Android on your Samsung Galaxy S5 returning it to it’s out of the box state.