How to Factory Reset Galaxy S6 Edge
A common way to fix any Galaxy S6 Edge problems, is to factory reset the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. Another benefit of doing a factory reset on a Galaxy S6 Edge is to get a fresh start on the device, this will make the smartphone perform like new. Below are the instructions on how to factory rest a Galaxy S6 Edge. Recommended: How to Hard Rest Galaxy S6 Edge
It’s important to note that before you go to factory reset a Galaxy S6 Edge, it’s suggested to back up all files, data and images to prevent anything important from being lost. The best way to back up your Galaxy S6 Edge is by going to Settings > Backup & reset. For the rest of your files you can use a backup app or service. You get 15GB of space in the cloud with Google Drive.
How to Factory Reset a Working Galaxy S6 Edge
Go to the notification section of the Galaxy S6 Edge and select the gear icon to bring up Settings. From the settings page, select on Backup and reset listed under User and Backup and choose Factory data reset.
Make sure that everything important has been backed up and then at the bottom of the screen select Reset device. Then select Delete all and wait for the process to complete and the phone to reboot.
How to Factory Reset Galaxy S6 Edge with Hardware Keys
If you find that the touchscreen is unresponsive, there’s a problem accessing the menu, or maybe you forgot your pattern lock, then you can still factory reset your Galaxy S6 Edge using the hardware keys.
- Turn off the Galaxy S6 Edge.
- Press and hold the Volume up button, the Home button, and the Power button at the same time until you see the Android icon.
- Using the Volume down select wipe data/factory reset option and press the Power button to select it.
- Using the Volume down highlight Yes – delete all user data and press Power to select it.
- After the Galaxy S6 Edge has rebooted, then use the Powerbutton to select it.
- When the Galaxy S6 Edge restarts, everything will be wiped and will be ready to set up again.