How to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S7


You can Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S7 by using the tutorial below. Samsung Galaxy S7 amazed smartphone users all over the world by its brilliance, style and creative features. But when it comes in daily use, it poses some problems. Some apps and features start causing blackout screens and trouble in processing on Samsung Galaxy S7. To avoid doing restart, trouble shoot and power on/off procedures too often, start with hard resetting the device once and for all. This may sound alien to users who love Samsung Galaxy S7 from the core of their hearts as they would say that it’s not just to do it with such a device. Unfortunately, it is true and solution to many problems. Hard resetting Samsung Galaxy S7 will make lives of users easier and smooth.

All you have to do is to follow this simple tutorial step by step and take a deep breath before hard resetting your device. This tutorial will make this process a whole lot easier and convenient. Hopefully hard resetting will solve many problems of Samsung Galaxy S7. Head over to the tutorial on How to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S7 after the following precautionary tips.


Samsung Galaxy S7 Drivers

You’ll be connecting your device to the Computer, so it is recommended that you have installed the latest USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S7 properly. For those who do not have done it already, download the USB Drivers from the link below and then proceed with the tutorial.

Make a Backup of Samsung Galaxy S7

It is recommended that you make a full backup of your device before proceeding with this guide on How to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S7. Anything can go wrong during the process, so you can later on restore your device to current state. Just follow the tutorials listed below in order to fully backup your device:

Pre-Tutorial Stuff

  • This guide can be used for any Android device as the procedure is almost the same.
  • Your device must be at least 70% charged to prevent turning off in the middle and increasing the chances of bricking it.
  • Make a proper backup of your device before proceeding, as this will wipe your data completely!

How to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S7

There are two methods of hard resetting Samsung Galaxy S7. First one is to use Recovery mode to perform a factory reset, and the second one is using built-in settings.

1. Using Recovery Mode

Step 1: First of all, power off your device by pressing the Power key and selecting Power Off or pressing and holding the Power button for a few seconds.

Step 2: After your device Powers off, press and hold Power, Volume Up and Home buttons for a few seconds to boot into recovery mode.


Step 3: From the main menu of recovery select wipe data factory reset.


Optional: Also select Wipe Cache Partition and Wipe Dalvik Cache if you also want to clear app data cache.


Step 4: In the end, from main menu of recovery select reboot system now.

2. Using built-in Settings

The second way in which you can make a factory reset on your Galaxy S7 is by using Android in built settings.

Step 1: Head over to Settings, followed by Backup & Reset.


Step 2: Choose Factory Data Reset.


Step 3: Choose Reset Phone and enter your PIN.

Step 4: After that, Choose Erase Everything


Step 5: Agree with the alerts and just wait while your phone is wiped out.

That’s it. You have successfully performed a hard reset on your Samsung Galaxy S7!