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How To Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S5? [Updated 2022]

Factory Reset on Samsung Galaxy S5 is also referred to as a Hard reset or a Maste reset in some circles.

A factory reset restores your phone’s default settings to their original state.

This operation completely wipes your Galaxy S5’s memory.

Including any apps, messages, contacts, widgets, and any other data that has been stored on it.

Consequently, before doing a factory reset on your Galaxy S5. Make a backup of everything that is currently store on your device.

Many problems with the Samsung Galaxy S5 can be resolved by doing a factory reset. Including minor hardware faults and the majority of software and firmware difficulties.

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How to Factory Reset on a Samsung Galaxy S5?

  • From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon to launch the app.
  • Select Settings from the drop-down menu.
  • Scroll down the screen to the User and Backup area, and then press Backup and Reset to complete the process.
  • To clear the checkboxes, select Automatic restoration and Back up my data from the drop-down menu.
  • Select Factory data reset from the drop-down menu.
  • Press the Reset device button.
  • Depending on the screen lock configuration, your phone may prompt you to enter either a PIN or password to unlock the screen.
  • Select the Continue option from the drop-down menu.
  • To confirm your decision, tap Delete All twice.

It is possible for caches to become corrupt, causing your phone to stop functioning properly. It is necessary to wipe the cache partition in such a circumstance. Wiping the cache partition has almost the same effect as doing a factory reset, but you will not lose any data in the process. To clear the cache partition on S5, follow these steps:

Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S5

  • To enter recovery mode, first, turn off your Galaxy S5 and press the power button.
  • While in recovery mode, press and hold the Volume Down key until the ‘clear cache partition’ option highlighted on the screen.
  • Select the choice by clicking the Power button on your keyboard.
  • It will just take a few seconds to complete. After which you will return to the previous screen.
  • Press the Power button to select the option to “reboot the system immediately.”
  • Give your phone some time to finish rebooting into regular mode before continuing.

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