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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Samsung Galaxy s8 Hard Reset from Android Recovery

Samsung Galaxy s8 

Locked out and forgot your password, pin, or pattern? Here's how to reset your device and regain access to your new Samsung Galaxy s8. This will delete all user data and photos so please make sure your device is properly backed up before resetting the phone. I am always available for any questions you may have, you can reach me at You have been warned now here are the instructions....

Hard Reset Instuctions

  1. Ensure the device is powered off.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Up Bixby Power buttons at the same time. Release all buttons when the Phone vibrates.
    Device with emphasis on Volume up, Bixby and Power buttons
  3. From the Android Recovery screen, select Wipe data/factory reset.
    Note Allow up to 15 seconds for the Android Recovery screen to appear.
    Note Utilize the volume buttons to cycle through the available options and the power button to select.
    Android system recovery screen with wipe data/factory reset
  4. Select Yes.
    Note Allow several seconds for the factory data reset to complete.
    Android system recovery screen with Yes
  5. Select Reboot system now.
    Note Allow several minutes for the reboot process to complete.
    Note If applicable, set up your device.
    Android system recovery screen with reboot system now

That's it you have effectively erased everything and set the phone back to Factory settings. Here's a video to walk you through the process just in case you had any trouble. Make sure to head over to CellularProz channel on YouTube and thank them for this video by hitting Subscribe! FYI this video shows both a hard and soft reset for the Samsung Galaxy s8.

Thanks for visiting my site I hope this helped you fix your problem. Leave a comment or send me an email if you have any other questions!