It’s common for you to have some Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge problems during the time you own the phone. But the most effective ways to fix these problems is to factory reset the Samsung Galaxy S7. In addition, when you go to factory reset the Galaxy S7, it’ll delete everything and make the phone seem brand new without anything on the device. Below we’ll explain how to factory reset a Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.
You should know that prior to completing a factory reset of your Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge, it’s suggested to back up all data like pictures, contacts and other files in case something goes wrong during the backup process. This can be done by turning on your Galaxy S7 going to Settings > tap on Backup & reset.
How to Factory Reset a Working Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge
Go to the Settings page of your Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge and tap on Backup and reset that can be found under User and Backup and choose Factory data reset. Next tap on Reset device and tap on Delete all and then your smartphone will factory reset.
How to Factory Reset Galaxy S7 with Hardware Keys
- Turn off your smartphone.
- At the same time, press and hold the Volume up, Home button, and the Power buttons.
- When the Android icon shows up, use the Volume down to select wipe data/factory reset option and press the Power button.
- With the Volume down highlight Yes – delete all user data and press Power to select it.
- After your smartphone resets, use the Power button to select it.
- When your smartphone restarts, everything will be wiped and will be ready to set up again.
After you follow the step above you’ll be able to factory reset your Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone.