Hard reset, also known as factory reset or master reset, is usually an effective method in fixing a multitude of problems. Knowing how to hard reset on a Galaxy A9 may become handy so if ever a need arise for you, follow our steps below.
Method 1: How to hard reset on Samsung Galaxy A8 via Settings Menu
If your Galaxy A9 works normally or if Settings menu is accessible, we recommend that this is your first choice to hard reset it. Follow the steps below on how to do it.
- 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 A9 using hardware buttons
There are situations wherein Settings may become inaccessible. If your A9 won’t boot up normally and Settings menu won’t load, you can restart the phone to Recovery Mode. Once the device has booted to Recovery, you can then hard reset it from there. Here’s how:
- If possible, create a backup of your personal data and remove your Google account.
- Turn off the device.
- Press and hold the Volume up button, the Power button and the Home button at the same time.
- When you feel the device vibrate, release ONLY the Power button.
- A screen menu will now appear. When you see this, release the remaining buttons.
- Use the Volume down button until you are highlighting ‘Delete all user data’. Press the Power button to select.
- Press the Power button again to select the Yes – delete all user data option.
- Press the Power button to highlight, then select the ‘reboot’ option
Method 3: How to hard reset on Samsung Galaxy A9 using Find My Mobile
Find My Mobile is Samsung’s own service that allows owners of Samsung devices to remotely track their unit, unlock the screen, back up data, block access to Samsung Pay, or delete all data (factory reset). The steps in wiping the device using Find My Mobile is very straightforward. The important thing to do first though is to ensure that you set it up. You won’t be able to use Find My Mobile service if you haven’t activated it on the device before losing it.
We suggest that you follow this link to get instructions from official Samsung site.