The Samsung Galaxy A50s is one of the most popular mid-range Android smartphones on the market. This device boasts an impressive 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity U Display, 128GB of storage, and a triple rear camera setup. However, as with any phone, there may come a time when factory resetting becomes necessary. Whether you need to clean your phone to sell or you just want to start fresh, this comprehensive guide will tell you how to do this as safely and securely as possible.
Why You Might Want to Factory Reset Your Samsung Galaxy A50s
- To improve phone performance by removing a build up of junk files and applications.
- To get rid of any viruses or malware.
- To clear all user settings and start fresh.
- To free up memory.
- To prepare the phone for sale.
- To remove any security locks you may have.
How to Factory Reset Your Samsung Galaxy A50s
Resetting your phone back to its factory settings is a relatively simple process and should only take a few minutes to complete. Here’s how to do it:
Step 1: Backup
Before you proceed, it’s important to back up your device. You can do this manually by copying your files to a computer or through cloud storage services.
Step 2: Access Recovery Mode
- Power off your Samsung Galaxy A50s.
- Press and hold the ‘Volume Up’, ‘Bixby’ (right button) and ‘Power’ keys together until you see the device in recovery mode and the Android system recovery menu appears.
- Navigate the menu using the volume keys, and the lower left button as a ‘selection’ key.
Step 3: Wipe the Device
- Select “Wipe data/factory reset” from the Android recovery menu.
- Confirm the selection by pressing the ‘Power’ button and then ‘Yes’ when asked.
- Wait for the device to reset.
Step 4: Reboot Device
Once you’ve wiped the device, select the ‘Reboot system now’ option and your device will be factory reset.
Your device has now been successfully factory reset, and all data and settings have been erased and you can now set it up as if the device was brand-new. Following these steps will ensure that you wipe your Samsung Galaxy A50s in a secure and safe manner. Once it’ done, try to check for any performance issues, software bugs, or any other irregularities.