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.