Factory reset your Samsung Galaxy S20 if you have problems with your Galaxy S20. Factory resetting a Galaxy S20 can also be used to give the phone a new start. We’ll show you how to factory reset your Galaxy S20, regardless of the reason.
To prevent data loss, it is important that you back up all files before factory-resetting a Galaxy S20. To back up Samsung Galaxy S20 data, go to Settings > Backup & Reset. You can also use a backup service or app to protect the rest of your files.
How to Factory Reset a Galaxy S20
To bring up settings, go to the Galaxy S20’s notification section and click the gear icon. Select Backup and Reset from the settings page. The User and Backup options are available. Finally, choose Factory Data reset. After everything has been backed-up, select Reset device. Next, click . Delete all. Wait for the process completes and your phone to restart.
How to Factory Reset Galaxy S20 using Hardware Keys
If the touchscreen doesn’t respond, it could be a problem accessing menu or you have forgotten your pattern lock. You can factory reset your S20 by using the hardware keys.
- Turn off Galaxy S20
- Hold the Volume Upbutton and the Homebutton simultaneously until you see an Android icon.
- To select the Volume Down option, use the Wipe Data/factory Reset option and then press the Power buttons.
- Use the Volume Down highlight Yes to delete all user data and press Power to choose it.
- Once the Galaxy S20 is rebooted, you can then select it using the Power button.
- Everything will be wiped when the Galaxy S20 restarts.