Looking to hard reset your Samsung Galaxy Note 8? Whether you’ve had a problem with the software on your device, you’re looking to sell it, or you’re hoping to speed it up, a hard reset can be useful. In this guide, we’ll be preparing some tips on how to hard reset the Galaxy Note 8 so that you can start a fresh slate with the Samsung smartphone.
It should be noted that when you perform a hard reset, your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will lose ALL of it’s data and files. You should backup your important files, apps, and photos before you perform a hard reset. With that notice out of the way, it’s now time to have a look at how you can hard reset your device.
Before we begin, let’s take a look at how you can backup all of your data before you factory reset your Samsung Galaxy Note 8. By doing a factory reset, all files will be deleted. To ensure you keep all of your files safe, open the settings app on your Galaxy Note 8 and then tap the option for ‘Backup and Reset.’ You’ll then have instructions to help you backup your important files.
How To Hard Reset A Samsung Galaxy Note 8:
- Make sure your Note 8 is switched on.
- Go to the app menu and then open the Settings app.
- Tap Backup & Reset. Next, tap the ‘Reset device’ option.
- Tap Erase everything to confirm.
How To Hard Reset A Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Option 2:
- Switch off your Galaxy Note 8.
- Press and hold the following buttons: Volume Up + Home button + Power button. Keep them held down until you see Samsung logo.
- A new Recovery Mode menu will appear. Navigate to the “wipe data / factory reset” by using the Volume buttons to move through the menu. Next, press the power button to confirm your selection.
- Select “Yes — delete all user data” and use the Power button to confirm.
- Select “reboot system now” and your Galaxy Note 8 will factory reset and then reboot.