Samsung Galaxy Note 7 – Hard Reset and Soft Reset 2016
If you get the Password in your phone and unfortunately you can’t access to your phone anymore or your phone is not booting up correctly. Maybe for some Software issues your phone isn’t working properly. So, here you need to Soft Reset or Hard Reset your phone.
In this article I’ll show you both ways to Reset your Samsung Note 7 phone. Whether it is Soft Reset also called as “Factory reset” or Hard Reset. Use the right method for your choice if you are having Software problems in your device then you need to use “Software Reset Method“. Otherwise if you’re facing a locked password screen and you can’t get in to your phone then by doing “Hard Reset Method“ you’ll be able to start using your phone again.
Both these methods is gonna erase everything from your phone. And your phone will go back to its factory condition. So, make sure to remove your SIM Card or Micro-SD card from your phone before performing this method or backup your contacts and everything which is important for you.
First Method How to “Soft Factory Reset” Samsung Galaxy Note 7?
Step 1. Turn on your phone
Step 2. Click on home button and go to “Settings”
Step 3. In “Settings” scroll down and tap on “Cloud and Accounts”
Step 4. Now here tap on “Backup and Reset” > Scroll down towards the bottom and tap on “Factory Data Reset“ > “Reset Device”
Step 5. Then it will ask you to confirm “All your personal information and downloaded applications will be deleted and cannot be recovered” tap on “Delete All” to confirm
Step 6. Once you press on “Delete All” everything on the phone is gonna be erased and phone will go back to its factory condition and you’re done
After Soft Reset you will be able to start using your phone without any booting problem, Software problem or hanging issues.
Second Method How to “Hard Factory Reset” Samsung Note 7?
If you’re facing Pattern Locked or Password locked screen, Do a HARD RESET:
Make sure your battery is fully charged before doing a Hard Reset to your phone
Step 1. Power Off your phone
Step 2. Once the phone is completely powered off, Press “Volume Up + Power Button + Home Button” at the same time
Step 3. Just after some seconds you’ll see “Blue Lettering” on the “Left top corner” of your screen then just let go all the buttons
Step 4. Then “Installing system updates” will come up on your screen with the “Android logo” and after just few seconds it will let you to the “Android Recovery Menu” screen
Step 5. Once you enter to the “Android Recovery Menu”, Press “Volume down” button to select “Wipe Data/Factory reset” and Press “Power button” to confirm and then again Press “Volume down” button to select “YES” and press “Power button”
Step 6. After confirming “Yes” after few secs you’ll see “Data Wipe Complete” in the bottom of your phone’s screen. Now here it will ask you to “Reboot system” Press “Power Button” to start the process
So, now it will take few minutes to “Reboot the system” of your phone. After that you can start using your phone again without any Password locked screen or Locked Pattern on your phone.
This is the complete guide to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Note 7. You can also do Soft Reset or Factory Data Reset with this guide. I hope this helps you out with your problems. If still you are having any issues regarding Hard reset and Soft Reset, Feel free to ask me in the comment below.