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Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat Device maintenance How to do a factory reset

Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 1
  • When certain applications no longer function properly or if your Samsung Galaxy S6 is very slow, you can reset the device to its factory settings. This will reset the telephone to the settings it had when you first turned it on.
  • Please note: your Samsung Galaxy S6 may request a security code, which, if necessary, can be found in the instructions of the Samsung Galaxy S6. Make sure you have them at hand.
  • If you purchased a used device and do not know the code, you should ask the previous owner for it.
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 2
  • Please note: resetting the device will erase all data and settings on the device. If necessary, make a backup on your computer.
  • Select Next for step-by-step instructions to reset the Samsung Galaxy S6 to factory settings.
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 3
  • Go to the Start screen.
  • Choose Apps.
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 4
  • Choose Settings.
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 5
  • Scroll down.
  • Choose General management.
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 6
  • Optional: choose BACKUP AND RESTORE for more options.
  • Choose Reset.
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 7
  • Choose Factory data reset.
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 8
  • Choose RESET DEVICE.
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 9
  • Choose DELETE ALL.
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 10
  • All data and settings saved on the Samsung Galaxy S6 will be deleted.
  • The Samsung Galaxy S6 will automatically reset and reboot.
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Android Nougat - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 11
  • The Samsung Galaxy S6 has been reset.
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