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Hard Reset

How to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1

A hard reset, also known as a factory reset, will delete all information on a device and restore the software back to it’s original manufacturer settings. A hard reset should only be done if absolutely necessary as it removes all data from your device. Perform a hard reset if your Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 is experiencing any of the following issues:

  • Forgot your password
  • Constant freezing
  • Crashing applications
  • Touchscreen Issues
  • Can’t hear
  • Can’t make or receive calls
  • Sync issues
  • Sound issues

First Method:

 

Ensure that your Samsung Galaxy Tab A10.1 is turned off by pressing the power button.

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab A T357

 

 

Press and hold the Volume Up + Home Power button, until you see Samsung logo and release all buttons and wait for the factory reset screen to appear.

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab A T357

 

 

 

From the Recovery Mode menu select “wipe data / factory reset“. Use the Volume buttons to navigate and the Power button to confirm.

 

Android Recovery Screen - Wipe Data

 

 

On the next screen, choose “Yes” and press the power button to confirm the whole operation.

 

 

 

Select the “reboot system now” to reboot your device..

 

Recovery Screen - Reboot System

 

Congratulations! The device has been restored to factory defaults.

 

Second Method:

Power on your device by pressing the power button

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab A T357

 

From the Home Screen go to Menu and then to Settings.

Click on Backup & reset and then Reset device.

Click on Erase everything to confirm.

Congratulations! The device has been restored to factory defaults.

WARNING!
A hard Reset will erase all data!
We are not responsible for any deleted or lost data.

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