Do you own Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge? If yes. That’s great. So have you ever forgotten password of the phone or changed some of the settings which went wrong or even some error/lagging in the phone due to any reason? Don’t worry. Resetting your Phone will solve almost all the problem. Today, I will show you how to Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge.
Important Note: Factory Resetting your phone will erase all the data and information, downloaded app, photo, music and all such things that you have stored in internal memory. So, I would recommend you to back-up everything before you Reset your phone. Also make sure your phone battery is more than 60% otherwise you phone may stuck while performing Factory Reset due to lack of battery.
[quote bcolor=”#0b2860″]Key Note: After Resetting your Phone you will need to enter a previous/ old Google username and password associated with the device. If you don’t have the information, you won’t be able to complete setup process and use the device at all after factory reset.[/quote]
Other thing to remember :
- Make sure you have an Internet connection
- If you have recently reset Your Google account password then wait 24 hours
Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge (Using Setting Menu)
This is the easy method to Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge. This method is used only if you have access to your phone (i.e Your phone is not locked). Follow the given steps to Factory Reset (Using Setting Menu).
- Go to Setting >> Scroll down and select Backup & reset option
- Once you click Backup & reset >> Other option will appear
- Click on Factory data reset
- Read the information on the screen and touch Reset device.
- If you have a screen lock, you’ll need to enter your pin, password or pattern.
- Now you’ll see Erase everything option. Click on it.
Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge (In Recovery Mode)
This is the second method to Factory Reset your s7 or s7 edge. This method is also known as Hard Reset. This method can be used even if you don’t have access to your phone (i.e Your phone is locked). Follow the given steps to Factory Reset (In Recovery Mode)
- First turn off the phone
- Press and hold volume up button, power button and home button together until the device turns on.
- After that Recovery Mode will appear with many options >> use volume up and down to control the screen and power button to select the option.
- Select wipe data/factory reset >> press power button
- Again select “yes” option and press ok (it will then start resetting the phone).
- A message will appear after the completion >> Select reboot system now and it will start rebooting your device.
So, these are two ways to Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge. I hope that you are now able to perform the Factory Reset by yourself.