Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Tutorial

Did you forget your password and cannot access your Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus? Do you want to know how to factory reset or Hard Reset your Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus to bypass the lock screen.? You are in the right tutorial.


Hard Reset Galaxy S9 Plus

Sometimes soft reset or hard reset of your Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus 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 S9 Plus smartphone.

Note that all your data will be erased when you do a Hard Reset / Wipe Data or Factory Reset your Galaxy S9 Plus. 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 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 10, One UI 2.1 OS version. You can follow the procedure related to the android version you are running on your phone.

Learn How To Hard Reset Galaxy S9 Plus

To do a Hard Reset or factory reset on your Galaxy S9 Plus we can follow few methods. One is by using hardware buttons and another by using software.

Hard Reset Galaxy S9 Plus Using Hardware Buttons

Hard Reset Galaxy S9 Plus
  1. First you have to switch off your Galaxy S9 Plus and Charge your phone to at least 50% before doing the hard reset.
  2. Once your Galaxy S9 Plus 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.
  3. Release them when you see the Samsung boot screen logo, you will now be taken to the Samsung Android Recovery mode.
  4. 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.factory reset Galaxy S9 Plus
  5. 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.factory reset Galaxy S9 Plus
  6. Your Galaxy S9 Plus 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 S9 Plus using OneUI 

  1. Turn on your Galaxy S9 Plus phone and go to the Settings app.
  2. 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 )
  3. Then click on the Reset option and then on the next window, Click on Factory Data Reset.
  4. And that confirm the reset by clicking on the Reset button as shown in images below.
  5. Your phone will reboot and all your data will be erased. Now your Galaxy S9 Plus phone will be fully reset and all settings will be restored to defaults including network settings.
Galaxy S9 Plus OneUI Hard Reset

Galaxy S9 Plus Frequently Asked Questions:

How to hard reset Galaxy S9 Plus to factory settings?

Press the hard reset buttons which are the Volume down key + Power button on your Galaxy S9 Plus and release when you see the Samsung logo.

Can you reset Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus without password?

Yes, you can reset an Galaxy S9 Plus without a password by using the hardware reset option.

How do I reset my Galaxy S9 Plus without a password?

Press the volume down and power button to enter factory reset mode to rest your device without a password. Note that all your data on your Galaxy S9 Plus will be erased.

When to do a Hard Reset on Galaxy S9 Plus?

When your Galaxy S9 Plus does not boot or is stuck and cannot be used, a hard reset or factory reset can be done to fix the issues.

How do I boot my Galaxy S9 Plus into recovery mode?

To enter recovery mode on Galaxy S9 Plus, press the volume down  + Power Button at same time together and release all buttons when you see Samsung logo.

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