Did you forget your password and cannot access your Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)? Do you want to know how to factory reset or Hard Reset your Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) to bypass the lock screen.? You are in the right tutorial.
Sometimes soft reset or hard reset of your Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) phone can also fix many smartphone problems like lagging software.
Force Restart, Hard Resett or Force Reset all refer to the same hard reset procedure on your Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) smartphone.
Note that all your data will be erased when you do a Hard Reset / Wipe Data or Factory Reset your Galaxy A8 Plus (2018). Do it at your own risk. Make sure you Backup your data if you can access your phone via google account or using phone backup software on your PC.
Your smartphone supports Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie) OS version. You can follow the procedure related to the android version you are running on your phone.
Learn How To Hard Reset Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
To do a Hard Reset or factory reset on your Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) we can follow few methods. One is by using hardware buttons and another by using software.
Hard Reset Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) Using Hardware Buttons
- First you have to switch off your Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) and Charge your phone to at least 50% before doing the hard reset.
- Once your Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) is switched off, press the power button and Volume Down button at the same time and hold them until the phone starts as shown in screenshot above.
- Release them when you see the Samsung boot screen logo, you will now be taken to the Samsung Android Recovery mode.
- Once you are in Android recovery mode, Use the Volume Up and Down buttons to move up and down the list and select the Wipe Data/Factory reset option and press the Power button to confirm.
- After that there will be a confirmation to Wipe all user data. Select the “Factory Data Reset” Option and press the power button again to confirm.
- Your Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) phone will restart and all the data will be wiped and the Factory Reset will be completed after 10 to 20 minutes depending on your phone speed.
Hard Reset Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) using OneUI
- Turn on your Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) phone and go to the Settings app.
- Then click on General Management option and choose the Backup and reset option. ( Or you can choose Settings > About Phone and Under Looking for Something Else Choose the Reset option )
- Then click on the Reset option and then on the next window, Click on Factory Data Reset.
- And that confirm the reset by clicking on the Reset button as shown in images below.
- Your phone will reboot and all your data will be erased. Now your Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) phone will be fully reset and all settings will be restored to defaults including network settings.
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