Are you thinking of factory resetting Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and wiping your phone’s data? Well, if you want to remove all the garbage data and apps from your Android phone, or you want to make a fresh start, or you’re encountering any issue with your phone.

It can be a good idea to factory reset your phone to improve its performance if you feel it is running slower than before. And here is an ultimate guide showing how to factory reset the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge in the easiest way possible.

The factory reset is often a useful solution for all kind of android problems, whether it is related to your software or you want to sell your phone to the other person. Factory reset will delete all your data, images, videos, documents and other things which you have stored in your Android device.

So, without getting into the jargon, let’s just start exploring how to factory reset Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

Guide To Factory Reset Galaxy S7 Edge

Before proceeding with the steps make sure that you backup all your essential data; otherwise, you may lose all the data that you have stored on your device. Let’s take a look at the steps.

Factory Reset Your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Via Settings App

Step 1: Open the “Settings” either from the notification panel or from the home screen apps.

Step 2: Scroll the “Settings” menu on the settings screen.

Step 3: In the settings menu, tap the “Backup and Reset” option.

Step 4: Click on the “Factory Reset” option, which is at the very bottom of your screen. You need to scroll down the page to see the option.

Step 5: Tap on the “Reset Device” option and then tap on Erase Everything.

After this step, the device will automatically turn off and then restart. You need to wait until your device completely reboots itself and launches with factory settings restore.

See also: how to hard reset Galaxy S7

Hard Reset S7 Edge via Recovery Mode

First, you have to create a backup of your essential data. Next, you need to Turn off your device. Is this important? Well, yes it is very important because if you do not turn it off, you will not be able to boot to recovery mode.

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Furthermore, If due to any issue, you cannot shut the device via the power button, wait until the battery is drained. Charge the phone for just 30 minutes so that you can perform a Factory Reset action.

Step 1: Press and hold the “Volume Up key” and the “Bixby key” both at the same time and then hold the Power Key too.

Step 2: When you see the “Green Android Logo” on your screen, slowly release all three keys.

Step 3: Use the Volume Key to Up Down on the screen. Hold the “Volume Down” key until you reach the wipe data/ factory reset option.

Step 4: Press the “Power Button” to select the factory reset option.

Step 5: Again press the “Volume Down” key until you navigate to the option “Yes delete all user data.”

Step 6:Press the Power Button” to select the option and your laborious reset process is in progress.

Step 7: When the master reset is complete, you will see the option “Reboot system now.”

Step 8: To restart your device, press the “Power Key” for a few seconds.

So, these are the two possible ways to factory reset your Galaxy S7 Edge.


So, those are the solutions on how to reset your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. I hope these solutions help you in solving your problem. Remember to follow all the steps in the sequence so that you do not face any trouble.

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