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How To Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S6

How To Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S6

If your Samsung Galaxy S6 becomes unresponsive or doesn’t function like normal, the best solution is to perform a hard reset to return the Galaxy S6 back to the factory default mode. Also read, how to factory reset Samsung Galaxy S6.

It’s important to note that doing a Samsung Galaxy S6 hard reset, it’ll remove and delete all data, apps, and settings. You should back up your Galaxy S6 to prevent any data from being lost. The way to back up data on your Galaxy S6 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.

For those interested in getting the most out of your Samsung device, then make sure to check out Samsung’s Galaxy S6 phone casewireless charging padexternal portable battery pack, and the Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wristband for the ultimate experience with your Samsung device.

How to Hard Reset A Samsung Galaxy S6:

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  1. Turn off the Galaxy S6
  2. Press and hold at the same time:  Volume Up + Home button + Power button, until you see Samsung logo.
  3. Then select from Recovery Mode menu “wipe data / factory reset” using Volume buttons to navigate and Power button to confirm.
  4. Select “Yes — delete all user data” to confirm the whole operation.
  5. After that select option “reboot system now”.



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How to Hard Reset A Samsung Galaxy S6 Method 2:

  1. Turn on the Galaxy S6
  2. Once you get to the Home Screen go to Menu and then to Settings.
  3. Select Backup & reset and then Reset device.
  4. To confirm your choice select Erase everything.


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