Knowing how to hard reset your Galaxy Note10+ can come handy when dealing with a problem. In this short tutorial, we’ll show you how to perform hard reset or factory reset easily.
How to hard reset on Galaxy Note10+ | easy steps to factory reset or master reset
You have two options on how to hard reset your Galaxy Note10+. One is by going under Settings and the other is by booting the device to Recovery Mode. Below are the two ways to factory reset your Galaxy Note10+:
Method 1: How to hard reset on Samsung Galaxy Note10+ via Settings Menu
If you are able to access the Settings on your Galaxy Note10+, we highly recommend that you perform a hard reset on your Galaxy Note10+ via this menu. This is the easier method and does not require pressing a combination of hardware buttons. Below are the steps to master reset:
- Create a backup of your personal data and remove your Google account.
- Open Settings app.
- Scroll to and tap General management.
- Tap Reset.
- Select Factory data reset from the given options.
- Read the information then tap Reset to continue.
- Tap Delete All to confirm action.
Method 2: How to hard reset on Samsung Galaxy Note10+ using hardware buttons
If your case is that the phone is not booting up, or it boots but Settings menu is inaccessible, this method can be helpful. First, you need to boot the device to Recovery Mode. Once you successfully access Recovery, that’s the time that you begin proper master reset procedure. It may take some tries for you before you can access Recovery so be patient and simply try again.
- If possible, create a backup of your personal data ahead of time. If your problem prevents you from doing that, then simply skip this step.
- Also, you want to make sure that you remove your Google account. If your problem prevents you from doing that, then simply skip this step.
- Turn off the device. This is important. If you can’t turn it off, you’ll never be able to boot to Recovery Mode. If you are not able to shut the device off regularly via the Power button, wait until the phone’s battery is drained. Then, charge the phone for 30 minutes before booting to Recovery Mode.
- Press and hold the Volume Up key and the Bixby / Power key.
- When the green Android logo displays, release both keys (‘Installing system update’ will show for about 30 – 60 seconds before showing the Android system recovery menu options).
- The Recovery screen menu will now appear. When you see this, release the buttons.
- Use the Volume Down button until you are highlighting ‘Wipe data/factory reset.’
- Press the Power button to select ‘Wipe data/factory reset.’
- Use Volume Down to highlight Yes.
- Press the Power button to confirm factory reset.
- Follow the rest of the instructions to finish the task.
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