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How to safely restore a Samsung to the factory version

24 May, 2020
Learn how to ⭐ RESTORE, reset or restart a samsung to the factory version ✅ with buttons or how to MANUAL⭐y optimize your phone's performance.

In this post we will show you how to reset, reboot or restoring a samsung to the factory version with buttons or manually in case your phone gets congested or slows down. ENTER!


Welcome to this post.

Restoring your phone to the factory version can be very helpful if you have any problems with your device. Of course, don't forget that by doing this you will be deleting all data and settings from your phone. If you want to know how to reset Samsung to the factory versionRead on a little more.

What does it mean to reboot a Samsung?

Factory resetting samsung o Hard Reset as it is also known, consists of returning your mobile or Android device to the values and settings that it comes with as standard.


By performing this operation, all data, settings and personal data stored in the device will be deleted, leaving only the operating system and applications that come from the factory.

When and why is it advisable to restore Samsung to the factory version?

Even though you may think it's an invasive or very extreme action, factory reboot a Samsung or other Android device is more normal than it seems. After a while, your device may become slow, has "lag" or just start to show some software errors.

In these cases, it is best to perform a factory reset that help solve all those problems. Another of the most common cases is when you want to sell or give away your personal mobile phone and of course, you don't want any of your information to be stored there. Well, this way, everything will be deleted.

We must remind you that apply a Hard Reset to your Samsung will not affect the storage settings or information contained in your external storage or MicroSD memory, as these changes only work for the device.

As a recommendation, don't forget to back up all the information you consider valuable and don't want to lose when you reboot your factory equipment. Do you know how to do this? If you don't know how, here's how to do it.

How do I create an Android backup before restoring a Samsung from the factory?

Backing up to Android is very easy and only takes a couple of steps. Here's how to do it.

  1. Go to the Adjustments of your Samsung.
  2. Enter in Accounts and Support and then Copy and Restore.
  3. Choose the option you prefer, if using your Samsung Account or your Google account (which we recommend) so that all the information is backed up with your associated email account.
  4. Turn on the backup option and you're done.
How to create a backup on Android before rebooting a Samsung
How to create a backup on Android before rebooting a Samsung

How do you factory reset a Samsung?

For factory reset Samsung you have two choices. The first one is a quick and easy way from your mobile phone options. The second option, is a little more complicated and requires some more advanced steps (although nothing impossible) to do it and the results are more profound. We tell you how to do it in both ways.

From your mobile options

For Restoring Samsung's factory from your phone's options, you will need to perform the following steps:

  1. Go to Options.
  2. Select General Administration > Restore > Reset to Default Values.
  3. Follow the instructions and you're done. Your phone will start to reset itself.
How to reset Samsung to factory default
How to reset Samsung to factory default

With buttons

This second option is for restoring Samsung to factory settings with buttons using the Recovery Mode. It consists of a slightly deeper cleaning with which it will be possible to solve some problems that with the previous mode you may not be able to.

This mode works in a way that is specific to each Android device, as not all devices have the same access settings. In this case, for Samsung you will need to do the following:

  1. Back up all your data.
  2. Turn off the equipment.
  3. Once off, simultaneously press the Volume up + Home + Power on. In the case of the Galaxy S8 onwards, press Volume up + Bixby button + Power.
  4. When you turn on your computer, the Recovery Mode screen will appear, with the Android mascot image lying down. There, you will need to move through the menu using the volume keys and look for the Wipe data / factory reset and select it by pressing the power button.
  5. Once you have completed this step, it will take a few seconds for the computer to restore the factory settings and return you to the same screen.
  6. When the process is finished, use the volume keys again to go to the Reboot system now so that the device reboots and switches on normally.
  7. Now all you have to do is reconfigure your phone, which has already been restored from the factory.
How to reset Samsung to factory default
How to reset Samsung to factory default

As you can see, the process is not complicated and you can do it to solve many mistakes. Now that you know how to restart or restore Samsung to the factory version, we invite you to try it if your equipment is presenting some fault at software level, then tell us your experience.

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