The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the latest flagship device from the South Korean electronics giant. It is the successor to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which was recalled in 2016 due to battery problems. The Note 8 comes with powerful specs and features and an improved stylus adding more productivity to the device. Despite all its bells and whistles, you may still need to reset or hard reset the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 at times. Therefore, in this article, we will guide you on how to hard reset the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
Why should you hard reset the Samsung Galaxy Note 8?
• To remove unwanted data from the device and free up memory and storage.
• To get rid of any glitches or software problems.
• To restore the device to its original factory settings.
• To fix any bootloop problem or any kind of software freezes.
How To Hard Rest Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Before you reset the device, back up all of its data either on a cloud server or the device itself.
Resetting via Settings
1. Go to the HomeScreen on your Galaxy Note 8.
2. Swipe down from the top of the screen using two fingers.
3. Tap on the Settings icon and then head to General Management.
4. Select the Reset option under the Factory Data Reset menu.
5. Tap Reset, and then confirm it by tapping on Reset again.
6. Enter the PIN you set up when you configured your device.
7. Once done, your device will restart, and all the data will be erased.
Resetting via Hardware Buttons
1. Turn off the device completely.
2. Press and hold the Power and Volume Down buttons together until you see the Samsung logo on the screen.
3. Release the buttons and the Recovery Menu will appear.
4. Use the Volume Down button to navigate down to the Wipe Data/ Factory Reset option.
5. Press the Power button to select the option.
6. On the next screen, select Yes — Delete All User data and then press the Power button.
7. Your device will now start the reset process.
Once the reset is complete, your Samsung Galaxy note 8 will start the setup process, just like when you first got it. You can now set it up with the latest version of Android and start using it like a brand new device.
Resetting your device is an effective way to start over and remove any unwanted data from the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. It can also help to fix any software issues you may be facing, and restore the device to its original factory settings.