How to Hard Reset / Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy Express 3

Samsung Galaxy Express 3

Get Samsung Galaxy Express 3 back to its default setting just like when its fresh out of the factory by factory reset it, and make sure you know how to do this procedure properly to prevent any further issue.

Factory reset is probably the most popular troubleshooting action for the troubled phone. Whenever a phone starts acting out and no other troubleshooting action works, factory reset come to rescue. While this should be done as the last resort, it will be much better for you to know how to factory reset your Samsung Galaxy Express 3, just in case.

When you want to factory reset your smartphone, choose between a soft reset and hard reset. But please remember to back up everything first. You surely don’t want to lose all those files and pictures that you stored in the phone’s internal memory. Back up everything and you are ready to go.

Soft Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy Express 3

Perform soft reset if you can access everything on the phone by following this guideline:

  1. Go to your phone “Settings”.
  2. Find the “Backup & Reset” option among the available menu and tap on it.
  3. You will find more option, and you need to find “Factory Data Reset” and then tap on it.
  4. At the bottom, you will see the option of “Reset Device”, tap on this option as well.
  5. One more thing, tap on the “Erase Everything” option and now the factory reset will begin.
  6. Once the factory reset process is complete, the device will turn back on automatically.

Hard Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy Express 3

Soft reset is easy but there are times you can’t do it because you can access your phone in the usual way or the phone is not responding. In this case, use hard reset method by following this guideline:

  1. Boot the phone into Recovery Mode. In Recovery Mode, you have the access to perform hard factory reset action.
  2. In Recovery Mode, the touchscreen is not working. Navigate your way through the menu by using Volume button.
  3. Use Volume button to move between the menu and highlight “Wipe Data / Factory Reset” option. Press Power button to select this option.
  4. Choose “Yes — delete all user data” to confirm the whole operation and wait for the process to complete.
  5. When it’s done, find the “Reboot System Now” option and use Power button to choose it. It should bring the phone back to standard operating mode.

Now you can see the phone’s setting has gone back to default. No 3rd party app, no personal data stored in internal memory. It’s like a new phone and hopefully none of those issues with the phone’s performance as well.