Do you have the Samsung Galaxy A13† Or maybe you are exploring the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G† The Samsung Galaxy A Series offers a wide range of midrange phones to suit all needs. If you use one of these devices, it may be helpful to know how to reset it.
Soft reset vs hard reset
When considering resetting your device, you have two main options. You can soft reset it which means the system will be reset but no data will be deleted. The second option is a hard reset, which will erase the data completely and return the phone to how you bought it. This second method is also known as factory reset.
Soft resetting is easy: you just turn your phone off and then back on after a while. You can also just use the . Selecting Restarting choice.
To reset or factory reset your Samsung Galaxy A phone, follow the steps below.
Reset your Samsung Galaxy A phone via settings
One of the easiest ways to reset your Samsung Galaxy A phone is through the settings menu. Here’s how.
Step 1: Open Settings†
Step 2: Select General management†
Step 3: Select Reset†
Step 4: Select Restore factory settings†
Step 5: Read the instructions and warnings that appear on the screening and proceed with selecting the Reset the device choice.
Step 6: You may be asked to enter your screen lock pattern or Samsung account password to make sure it’s you resetting the device.
Step 7: Wait for the data to be cleared. When it’s done, the first setup screen will appear. Your phone is now reset.
How to reset Samsung Galaxy A phone for older Android versions
If your Samsung Galaxy A device doesn’t have Android Nougat 7.0 or later, the process to reset your phone will look slightly different, so check this section if the instructions above don’t match your device.
Step 1: Open Settings†
Step 2: Select Backup and reset†
Step 3: Select Restore factory settings†
Step 4: Read the instructions and warnings, then select Reset the device†
Step 5: Enter your lock screen password.
Step 6: Select Delete everythingand your phone will be reset.
Why would you want to reset your Samsung Galaxy A phone?
There are many reasons why people choose to reset their phone. Resetting your Samsung Galaxy A phone can help you solve stubborn problems or wipe your data in case you give your phone away. It can also help if you buy a used phone and want to start from scratch.
The good news is that resetting your Samsung device is quite easy so we hope these steps help you get the job done.