Home » How to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S9

How to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S9

  • by
  • 5 min read

When your Samsung Galaxy S9 collapses in situations like mobile hang, slow charging, and screen freeze, you are recommended to reset your mobile. Such issues usually arise due to the installation of unknown software from unverified sources. Therefore, resetting your phone would be the best option to get rid of such issues. You can choose to perform either a soft reset or a hard reset. Here is a perfect guide on how to soft and hard reset Samsung Galaxy S9.

Note: After every Reset, all the data associated with the device gets deleted. It is recommended to back up all files before you undergo a reset.

How to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S9

How to Soft and Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S9

Factory reset is usually carried out when the device setting needs to be altered due to improper functionality or when a device’s software gets updated. Factory reset of Samsung Galaxy S9 is usually done to remove the entire data associated with the device. It will delete all the memory stored in the hardware. Once done, it will update it with the latest version.

Procedure for Soft Reset of Galaxy S9

The soft reset of the Samsung Galaxy S9 is basically rebooting the device. It is very simple! Just follow the given steps to do so:

1. Tap on Power + Volume down for about ten to twenty seconds.

2. The device turns OFF after a while.

3. Wait for the screen to reappear. The soft reset of the Samsung Galaxy S9 is now complete.

How to Reset Samsung Galaxy S9

Procedure for Factory Reset of Galaxy S9

Method 1: Factory Reset Samsung S9 using Android Recovery

Note: Before proceeding with a Factory reset, it is advised to backup and restore your data.

1. Switch OFF your mobile by pressing the Power button.

2. Next, hold Volume up and Bixby buttons together for some time. Then, hold the power button too.

3. Wait for Samsung Galaxy S9 to appear on the screen.

4. Release all the buttons as soon as the Samsung logo appears.

5. Select Wipe data/factory reset from the Android Recovery screen that now appears.

Note: Use volume buttons to navigate around and use the power button to select your desired option.

select Wipe data or factory reset on Android recovery screen

6. On selecting Wipe data/factory reset, two options will appear. Select Yes.

Now, tap on Yes on the Android Recovery screen | Fix Android Stuck in a Reboot Loop

7. Now, wait for the device to reset, and once done, select Reboot system now.

Wait for the device to reset. Once it does, tap Reboot system now | How to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S9

Method 2: Factory Reset Samsung S9 using Mobile Settings

You can hard reset Samsung Galaxy S9 using your mobile settings as well.

Note: Before proceeding with a Factory reset, it is advised to backup and restore your data.

1. Go to the Settings app on the Home screen or pull down the notification panel and tap on the gear icon which will open Settings.

2. Under settings, scroll down and tap on General management.

Open your Mobile “Settings” and select General Management from the available options.

3. Now tap on Reset > Factory data reset. 

Tap on Factory Data Reset | How to Reset Samsung Galaxy S9

4. Then scroll down and tap on the Reset button then Delete all.

Factory Data reset Samsung Galaxy S9 using Settings

5. Wait for the device to reset and once the reset is successfully done, the Setup page will appear.

6. After the setup is finished, you can use your device as usual.

Recommended:

We hope that this guide was helpful and you were able to reset Samsung Galaxy S9. Let us know which method worked for you best. Also, if you have any queries/comments regarding this article, then feel free to drop them in the comments section.

nv-author-image

Pete Mitchell

Pete is a Senior staff writer at TechCult. Pete loves all things technology and is also an avid DIYer at heart. He has a decade of experience writing how-tos, features, and technology guides on the internet.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *