In the event of your Samsung Galaxy Tab A becoming unresponsive or doesn’t perform as smoothly as expected, you can easily factory reset samsung tab a to return it to the factory default state.

Please note that most if not all of your data, downloaded apps and settings will be erased during the reset. It is advisable to ensure that any photos, music, documents or other data that you wish to keep is backed up somewhere else, other than on the device itself. Important files and applications could be backed up on third party media like Google Drive, Dropbox, or an external memory card which has to be taken out before you perform a Factory Reset on your Samsung Tab a.

Helpful Reminder before you reset your Samsung Tab A:

You may also choose to reset the Galaxy Tab A’s software and wipe everything off should you ever return or sell your Samsung Galaxy Tab. Of course, you would probably love your Galaxy Tab so much that the mere thought of selling it makes you cringe in terror.

How to Factory Reset Samsung Tab a From Startup

  1. With the Samsung Tab A device off, press and hold the “Volume Up“, “Home“, and “Power” buttons.
  2. Release the buttons when you see the recovery screen and the Samsung logo.
  3. Use the volume buttons to navigate the menu and select “wipe data / factory reset“. Press “Home” to choose the highlighted selection.
  4. On the next screen, press the “Volume Up”  key to continue.

How to Factory Reset Samsung Tab a From Phone Menu

  1. With the device started, open “Apps” > “Settings“.
    Select the “General” tab.
  2. Select “Backup and reset“
  3. Tap “Factory data reset“.
  4. Check the “Format SD Card” option if desired. This option will erase data on the SD card data like your photos and music.
  5. Tap “Reset device“.

The Galaxy Tab 4 should then go through the hard reset process without damage to your phone’s hardware.

You can proceed to read how to Soft Reset your Lg G6 as well.


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