How To Factory Reset Galaxy Tab S6

When there’s an issue with your tablet and you don’t know what the cause is,  you can always count on the reset to fix it. So in this post, I will guide you on how to factory reset Galaxy Tab S6 to bring it back to its default settings and configuration. 

There are two common types of reset that you can do on this device. This method requires your tablet to be working properly with accessible Settings. It is the most commonly used type of reset and also the most recommended.

How To Factory Reset Galaxy Tab S6

Time Needed : 10 minutes

But before that, make sure to create a copy of your important files as they will be deleted. When you’re ready, follow these steps to reset your tablet.

  1. Access the Settings

    Swipe down from the top of the screen to pull the notification panel down and tap the Settings icon. You can also just tap the Settings icon on the app drawer to do this.
    access settings galaxy tab s6

  2. Access General management

    Scroll down a little bit to find General management and once found, tap on it. This is where you can find the option to reset your device.
    tab s6 general management

  3. Access the Reset options

    Tap on Reset, which contains the reset options you can choose from. What we’re looking for here is the option to Factory reset the device. So tap Factory data reset.
    factory data reset tab s6

  4. Review some information

    The next screen will show some information about your accounts, so take time to read it. 

    If you've already set up a lot of accounts, you will have to scroll down to the bottom of the screen and tap Reset. But if you only have a few accounts, the reset button can be found immediately.
    reset button tab s6

  5. Enter screen lock

    After tapping Reset, you will be prompted to enter your PIN, Password or Pattern, before you can tap Delete all to proceed.
    delete all tab s6

  6. Verify your identity

    If you've set up your Samsung account, you will be asked to enter the password to verify that it's really you that want to reset the device. 

    If you’ve already set up the fingerprint security, you can use it to verify. 

    After the verification, the tablet will shut down and begin the reset.
    verify identity tab s6

  • Android 10
  • Galaxy Tab S6

The reset will take several minutes to complete, and mostly you will see a black screen as the tablet will reboot a couple of times and get stuck on the logo. If you think the battery is low, feel free to connect the device to its charger even if the reset is on-going. 

When it’s finished, you will be prompted to set it up. If you need help on how to set up your Galaxy Tab S6, then follow this link.  

And that’s how to factory reset your Tab S6! I hope that this simple tutorial has been helpful. 

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Harold Hisona

Harold has been in the tech industry since 2008 when he started out as a tech support for companies like Time Warner, Comcast and Tracfone. He’s been troubleshooting phones when the smartphone industry started booming. During his tenure as a tech support, he’s already been writing for various tech blogs and doing some freelance SEO. In 2012, he joined a small team of bloggers to write for The Droid Guy, and he has been with the company ever since. Today, he doesn’t only write tutorials and troubleshooting pieces but also shoots and edits videos for The Droid Guy channel while trading stocks on the side. Contact me at Email

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