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How to hard reset your samsung s7 or s7 edge

How to hard reset Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Please note that hard resetting erases all the data on your device. Text messages, photos, videos, settings, everything will be removed in the process. So, don't forget to create a backup of your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge before proceeding.
Also make sure to juice up your smartphone to at least 60% or keep it plugged in during the process. You don't want to have your device turned off when you hard reset Galaxy S7 or S7 edge, or it will create further issues.

Factory reset Galaxy S7 or S7 edge the easy way

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Choose Backup & Restore > Factory Data Reset.
  • Now select Reset Device > Erase Everything.
  • Confirm the warnings and wait for the process to finish.
  • Once done, reboot your phone.

Hard reset Galaxy S7 or S7 edge using recovery mode

  • Power off your device.
  • Wait for a few seconds while your phone is shutting down.
  • Press and hold the Power, Volume Up and Home buttons simultaneously to get into Recovery mode. (read: how to get into Galaxy S7 or S7 edge recovery mode)
  • Use Volume keys to navigate and Power button to select an option in Recovery mode.
  • Once in, from the main menu, using Power key, select wipe data factory reset.
  • If you want to clear app data cache too, choose wipe cache partition. Clearing cache often fixes various software related issues.
  • When done, go back to main recovery menu.
  • Select reboot system now and that's about it.
Hope the above tips help you fix Galaxy S7 issues and bugs.

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Hi, I did a factory reset on my Samsung Galaxy S7 and lost my photos. Is there a way I can recover that data without rooting (jail breaking) my phone. I would like to return it to Verizon.


Option 1: Recover Android Data from Google

If you have set up Google account on your Android and enabled synchronization for all data, after factory reset, you can set up your Google account again on the phone. An option during the set up process will allow you to restore all the synced data.

Option 2: Restore Android Data from Backup

Many Android phones are endowed with local back up app or function. If you have backed up data regularly, then, after factory reset, just go to "Settings" > "Back up & restore", and select the latest backup file to restore data from backup.

Method 2: Android Data Recovery after Factory Reset without Backup Unfortunately, you might performed factory reset accidentally without backup, or the backup file lost or failed to be recognized by your phone, or some data couldn't be backed up, etc. If you come across any one of these situations, a professional data recovery software, Gihosoft Android Recovery Free, will do you a favor. With it, you can not only recover photos after factory reset on Android devices, but also other erased data. Moreover, it supports Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 +/S7/S7 Edge/S6/S6 Edge/Note 5/J7/J5, HTC 10/A9/M9, LG V20/V10/G6/G5, Sony, Motorola, Google, Huawei, ZTE, OnePlus, etc.

Fore more info, check this link https://www.gihosoft.com/android-recovery/recover-data-after-factory-reset-android.html

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If you lost Samsung data like contacts, photos, messages, videos or other files, you can try Samsung Data Recovery. It can easily recover deleted/lost Photos, Messages, Contacts, Call Logs, WhatsApp, Musics, Videos etc. from All Samsung Devices. It is also capable of previewing data on Samsung freely and selectively before the recovery.

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