How to Factory Reset your Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

When your Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus isn’t working the way it should and you don’t know what the problem is, then the best thing you can do about it is to do the factory reset. By doing this,  you’re bring the device back to its out-of-the-box configuration and default settings. Most of the time, if the problem isn’t with the hardware, a reset will fix it. However, before you do it, make sure to create a backup of your important files and data as they will be deleted during the process.

For us here at TheDroidGuy.com (TDG), a Factory Reset means to reset your phone through the Settings menu and you can only do this if your device is working properly and responding. However, if your Galaxy S10 Plus isn’t booting up properly, then there’s another kind of reset you should know as that can definitely help you. Now, for this reset, continue reading below for the step-by-step guide.

Before we move on to the procedures, if you found this post while looking for a solution to a different problem or issue, then visit our Galaxy S10 Plus troubleshooting page for we have already addressed some of the most common issues with this phone. Find problems that are similar with yours and feel free to use our solutions. If you need more help, you may contact us by completing our Android issues questionnaire.

Detailed Guide to Factory Reset Galaxy S10 Plus

  1. Do not forget to backup your files and data as you may no longer be able to retrieve them once they’re deleted during the reset.
  2. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  3. Tap Settings > Accounts and backup > Backup and restore.
  4. Tap the following sliders to desired setting:
    • Back up my data
    • Automatic restore
  5. Tap the Back key (bottom right) until you reach the main Settings menu.
  6. Tap General Management > Reset > Factory data reset.
  7. Scroll to the bottom of the screen, then tap RESET > DELETE ALL.
  8. If you have screen lock turned on, enter your credentials.
  9. If prompted to verify your Samsung account, enter the password, then tap CONFIRM.
  10. Wait for the device to reset.

There you have it! I hope that this simple tutorial can help you fix the problem with your new Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus.

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