There are plenty of good reasons to reset your Samsung S10 and put it back to its factory default settings, including selling it and protecting your private information and simply clearing out the clutter. Here’s how to factory reset your Galaxy S10.
The Samsung S10 features a 6.1-inch (13.21 cm) multi capacitive Dynamic Amoled HDR+ display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 3040 pixels, which offers a pixel density of 551 PPI. For storage needs, the smartphone offers an internal memory of 128GB.
For a smooth performance of the system, the smartphone is mechanized by a 2.7 GHz Octa-Core processor, which is seated on Exynos 9 9820 chip and is paired with an ARM Mali-G76MP12 graphics and 8GB ram. The smartphone starts on Android 9.0 operating system that is floating on 64-bit architecture.
Samsung Galaxy S10 is one of the reliable phones made by Samsung, but when this device starts behaving inappropriately, it is usually enough to just restart it. But if your device still doesn’t work after you force restart it, then you are forced to do a factory reset.
Factory reset Samsung S10 from Settings
- Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
- Touch the ˊSettingsˋ icon.
- Tap “General management”.
- Tap ˊResetˋ.
- Tap “Factory data reset”.
- Touch “RESET”.
- Tap “DELETE ALL”. Wait a moment while the factory default settings are restored.
- Follow the instructions on the screen to set up your Samsung S10 and prepare it for use.
- Head into your ‘Settingsʼ and scroll down the page to ˊGeneral managementˋ.
- Tap on ‘Resetʼ.
- Touch ‘Factory data resetʼ.
- Scroll down the page and select “Reset”.
- This is the final step, so be sure that you want to go through with it. If you are, then tap ‘DELETE ALLʼ.
- The Galaxy S10 will reset and reboot.
Bypass Lock Screen Pin / Pattern / Password Samsung S10
If you forgot your Samsung Galaxy S10 lock screen pattern, password, fingerprint and pin, you can easily to bypass lock screen remotely by Find My Mobile / Device service on PC.
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 use Google Find My Device
- Visit Find My Device and then sign in with your Google Account and password.
- Select the Galaxy S10 from the top left hand corner of the menu.
- Choose the ˊErase Dataˋ option from the action menu.
- Select ˊErase Deviceˋ to confirm.
- Enter your Google Account password to reset the phone.
Reset Lock Screen via Samsung Find My Mobile
- Open https://findmymobile.samsung.com and then sign in with your Samsung Account ID and password.
- Choose the Galaxy S10 from the menu on the left.
- Select the “Erase Device” option from below the device information.
- Select the ‘Eraseʼ button on the popup.
- Enter your Samsung Account password to confirm and send the task to your phone.
Hard reset Samsung S10
Hard reset will yield the same results as factory reset did, just by a different process. Plus, hard reset involves using the Android System Recovery menu, which always makes me feel like a hacker or developer for a few sweet seconds.
- Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S10 and wait a few seconds.
- If the phone cannot be turned off, let the battery drain until the phone turns off, then charge the phone for 30 minutes and unplug any USB or power cables from the phone.
- Hold down the Power key for a few seconds and tap restart two times.
- Wait until the SAMSUNG Galaxy logo shows up push Volume Up and Power button for a couple of seconds.
- Let go of all keys when Recovery Mode shows up.
- Choose wipe data/factory reset. Use Volume buttons to scroll down and the Power key to confirm.
- Select Yes from the menu. Press the Power key.
- If Recovery Mode appears, choose reboot system now by using the Power button.
The final word
Samsung Galaxy S10 comes with an affordable budget and brings amazing features among which storage is a major highlight. It also offers excellent performance with a healthy power supply. The cameras are excellent to click good quality images and the presence of ginormous storage made it a good option.
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