Many users install a large number of different applications, which slow down the work of Android operating system. Sometimes the situation is so critical that only hard reset Samsung Galaxy S6 can help.
First you need to make a backup of your contacts and data. Enter the contact menu, then press the leftmost soft button on the device (or virtual key) and you will see the list. It is necessary to select “Import-Export” and select the place, where to copy the data.
Also you can connect your Galaxy S6 to PC and choose “data storage”. After that, you may transfer all the files and folders that are on memory card and internal memory to a computer. Do not forget about the contacts, they are saved on the card in .vcf format. After a hard reset Samsung Galaxy S6, all the data will be deleted.
It is worth mentioning that you can make backups using different tools. Google Play Store has a lot of different applications for backup.
3 methods to hard reset Samsung Galaxy S6
Now we consider a step-by-step how to hard reset Samsung Galaxy S6. This can be done by several methods.
- If you are using Android version 2.2, then you need to enter the menu, then “Confidentiality” and select “Reset”. If your smartphone has Android version 2.3 or higher, then you must enter the same settings, click
“Backup and reset” and select “Factory data Reset”.
- The second method works only with switched off device. It is necessary to simultaneously press the Camera button and Power button. If nothing happens, then you need to press Volume button and Power button. After that, Recovery system menu appears. Among the proposed items, you need to select wipe data\factory reset.
- The third method. Remove the battery from the back panel and found a small button. After clicking, smartphone will be hard reset to factory settings.
After all the manipulations it is also important not to forget about cleaning the data cache. To do this, go to the Settings menu, then select Memory and “Clean SD”.
Difficulties with hard reset Samsung Galaxy S6
Few things that are important to know before you hard reset Samsung Galaxy S6. First – it is important to connect the charger before any manipulation. Second – it is necessary to disperse the battery. It means that you need to discharge smartphone to near zero and then charge it by 100%. This procedure ensures the correct operation of battery.sys file.
Some difficulties may arise when you press a combination of buttons and select an item in Recovery system menu, because each manufacturer has own algorithms and firmware versions.
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