Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are great devices that everyone loves. These smartphones have some many great features that blows the competition out of the water. But even these great devices sometimes have some minor bugs or issues that people want to know how to fix. The best solution for this is to complete a factory reset. Most of the times this problem is fixed via this solution and you can go back to using your Galaxy S8 like normal.
What a factory reset does is that it’ll erase everything from your phone and have the device feel like it just came out of the box brand new ready to use for the very first time. Below we’ll explain ways that you can factory reset your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.
When to factory reset Galaxy S8/ Galaxy S8 Plus:
- When you’d like to get a fresh restart of your device and want to remove everything from it at once
- Your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus has been acting up and you’d like to complete a factory reset to fix the problem
- You’re selling your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus to someone and you don’t want to keep your personal information on the device.
It doesn’t really matter why you want to complete a factory reset, but we’ll explain how you can do this below using separate methods. We should note that before you complete a factory reset, it’s a good idea to backup your phone in case something happens during the reset process.
How to factory reset Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus:
- Go to the Notification center
- Select on Settings
- Tap on User and Backup
- Tap on Backup and Reset
- Choose Factory Data Reset
- Tap on Reset
- Select Delete All
- Now the phone will go and reset
After you follow the steps above, you should know how to complete a factory reset for Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. If your problem is still happening, it’s suggested that you take your phone into a professional or your local wireless provider and see what they have to say about the device.