A factory reset can help resolve issues with your Galaxy A7 if it’s crashing or freezing, running slowly or suffering from problems you can’t identify. Here’s how to factory reset your Samsung A7.
The Samsung A7 flaunts a 5.5inch Super Amoled display, which adopts a completely bezel-less design. The display comes with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and a density of 401 PPI, which can provide an amazing viewing experience.
Under the hood, it packs an Exynos 5 Octa 5430 SoC Octa-Core processor that runs at a speed of 1.8 GHz, which can render a great performance together. There is an ARM Mali-T628MP6 GPU that handles the graphics of the device while the massive 2GB RAM looks after the gaming and multitasking.
If you’re using a Samsung Galaxy A7 and some bugs or glitches start occuring on your device, it may be time to restart it to factory settings. This guide will make it easier for you to reset to factory settings.
Hard reset Samsung A7 from Recovery
- Turn off your Samsung Galaxy A7 and wait a few seconds.
- Press and hold the Volume Up and Home keys.
- Press and hold the Power key until the device vibrates, then release it. Keep pressing the Volume Up and Home keys the entire time.
- When you see the Android Recovery screen, release the Volume Up and Home keys.
- Use the Volume keys to scroll down to Wipe data/factory reset, then use the Power key to select it.
- Use the Volume keys to scroll down to Yes, then use the Power key to select it.
Factory reset Samsung A7 from Settings
- Go to the Home screen and choose ‘Appsʼ.
- Choose “Settings”.
- Then tap Backup and reset.
- Choose ˊRESET DEVICEˋ.
- Select the Erase everything option.
- All data and settings saved on the phone will be deleted.
- The Samsung Galaxy A7 will automatically reset and reboot.
Bypass Lock Screen Pin / Pattern / Password Samsung A7
If you forgot your Galaxy A7 lock screen pattern, password, fingerprint and pin, but you have setting up Samsung account or Google account before, you can easily to bypass lock screen remotely by Find My Mobile / Device service on computer.
With both of the following options however, the device needs to be turned on, and it needs some kind of network connection; whether it’s connected to a Wi-Fi network or mobile data.
Reset Lock Screen with Google Find My Device
- Visit Find My Device and then sign in with your Google email and password.
- Select the Samsung A7 from the top left hand corner of the menu.
- Select the ‘Erase Dataʼ option from the action menu.
- Select ‘Erase Deviceʼ to confirm.
- Enter your Google Account password to reset the phone.
Unlock Screen with Samsung Find My Mobile
- Go to https://findmymobile.samsung.com and then log in with your Samsung Account ID and password.
- Select the Galaxy A7 from the menu on the left.
- Choose the ‘Erase Deviceʼ option from below the device information.
- Choose the ˊEraseˋ button on the popup.
- Enter your Samsung Account password to confirm and send the task to your phone.
The Samsung A7 is an excellent device that comes with a bundle of features. The good cameras perform well in terms of photography and videography. The configuration is capable of handling a number of functions. Overall, it is a great device in the budget.
This is a common problem, so if you were able to unlock your phone thanks to the guide or there is a method that we haven’t covered let us know in the comments below.