In a world where smartphones have become an integral part of everyday life, it sometimes becomes necessary to hard reset (or factory reset) your device in order to restore its functioning. Hard resetting can be beneficial when you are facing system slowdowns, software errors, or even more severe issues. Samsung’s flagship model, the Galaxy Note 10, has the ability to reset itself to factory settings (known as boot into Safe Mode) in order to ensure users get maximum performance from their device.
Why Boot into Safe Mode?
If you experience any of the below-mentioned issues, then you should consider booting your Galaxy Note 10 into Safe Mode:
- System slowdowns or lags
- Unexpected shutdowns
- Apps crashing
- Unresponsive touch screen
- Low RAM or Out of Storage errors
- Unusual USB connections
- General system instability
How to Boot into Safe Mode in Samsung Galaxy Note 10
Now that you know the reasons why you should boot into Safe Mode on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10, it is time to learn how to do it. Follow the steps mentioned below for doing so.
Step #1: Turn off your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.
Step #2: Press and hold the volume down button until you see the Samsung logo.
Step #3: A single prompt will appear on your screen. At this point, press and hold the volume down key again.
Step #4: Keep holding the volume button until the device reboots into Safe Mode. You can tell that the device is successfully rebooted into Safe Mode when the words “Safe Mode” appear at the bottom left corner of the display.
Step #5: Now you can start using your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 in Safe Mode and start troubleshooting any problems that you may have.
That’s it! You have successfully booted your Galaxy Note 10 into Safe Mode. You should now notice an improvement in the speed and responsiveness of your device, as all third-party apps will automatically be disabled. If you are still facing any issue, then you can follow up with additional troubleshooting methods, or even opt for a complete factory reset of your device.