For Samsung Galaxy S21 4G/5G users, factory resetting is a common procedure if you are experiencing any hardware or software-related issue with your device. This process will erase all your data including applications, settings, files, system settings, and more from the smartphone and will return it to the same state as when you first bought it. Even if you are selling the device, it is always recommended to reset it first to avoid your data from going in wrong hands. In this guide, we will discuss the process of factory resetting your Samsung Galaxy S21 4G/5G which will help you fix any hardware and software-related issues.
Why Factory Reset
Here is a brief overview of the reasons why you may choose to factory reset your Samsung Galaxy S21(4G/5G):
- To free up storage space
- To fix any software-related issues
- To improve the performance of the device
- To reset the passwords/patterns/pins if you have forgotten
- To reset the device back to its original condition before selling it
- To delete the all data on the device
How to Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S21 4G/5G
Note: This process will delete your all data, so it is always recommended to create a backup of all your important data before following this guide.
Step 1: Go to Setting
First, go to Settings of your device.
Step 2: Select General Management
Scroll down and select “General Management”.
Step 3: Select Reset
Step 4: Factory Data Reset
Now select “Factory data reset”.
Step 5: Reset Button
Tap on “Reset” button.
Step 6: Enter Your Password
Now enter your password/pattern/pin and tap on “Continue”. It will delete all the data and return your device to the same conditions as when you bought it.
Step 7: Reboot your device
Once the process is completed, select the “Reboot system now” to restart your phone. Your device will now reboot and after a few minutes, you will be presented with the Welcome screen, where you will have to connect your Google account and device will be ready for your use. At this point, you can either restore your backup or start from scratch with a fresh installation of all the apps and data. That’s all you have to do to successfully factory reset your Samsung Galaxy S21(4G/5G).