Samsung Galaxy S9 Hard Factory Reset via Recovery Mode

Samsung Galaxy S9 Key Specs

Screen Size5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density)
Phone Memory128GB
RAM4GB
Primary Camera12 Megapixels, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Secondary Camera8 Megapixels, f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6″, 1.22µm, AF
Software
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo
ChipsetQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
CPUOcta-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) – USA/LATAM, China
GPUAdreno 630
SensorsIris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (11.55 Wh)

How to Hard Reset on Samsung Galaxy S9

In this post, we will guide you on how to factory reset and hard reset of your Samsung Galaxy S9. There are two different ways to reset your Android device. One of them is factory reset, you can do it directly from your Setting menu. When your device is on or you can boot your Android device.

The second method is hard factory reset via Recovery Mode. You can choose this method if your device is off and you can boot into Android.

Yes, when someone is going to sell their device, who will use a hard reset or factory reset to clear all data. The Hard Reset is most important, if would you like to get a fresh look at your Samsung Galaxy S9, it will boost your phone performance. So after reset, definitely you will feel that your device is working perfectly.

We are here to guide you on how to restore your Android device. Factory reset will directly affect your data, that’s why we always strongly recommend you create a backup before the factory reset of your Samsung Galaxy S9.

Hard Reset using Settings Menu

  • First of all, Go to Settings
  • Now select Additional settings
  • Press on Backup and reset
  • Now you can select Factory data reset
  • After that, just click on Reset Phone and wait for 7 to 10 seconds
  • Now, Tap on Next and again wait for 7 to 10 seconds
  • That’s it! Confirm it by press OK! button

Now you have successfully hard reset on Samsung Galaxy S9.

Hard Factory Reset using Recovery Mode

If your device is off and you are not able to boot your Android device then, you may choose hard factory reset via recovery mode.
Things to Note while using Samsung Galaxy S9 Stock Recovery Mode

  • You can use Volume keys (both UP and DOWN keys) to choose the menu
  • To confirm, you can use the Power button.

1: First of all, Please Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S9.

2: Now Press and hold Volume UP key + Power Key on your Galaxy S9 at the same time instantly.

3: After that, you see the Samsung logo, Now you should leave both buttons.

4: Now, you have been entered into your phone recovery mode after that now you can select the language of your Samsung into Recovery mode.

5: Now, your device will enter stock recovery mode successfully.

6: You can press direct Volume UP and DOWN keys.

7: Now, select Wipe/Data and press the Power button to confirm Hard Reset on your Samsung via Recovery Mode.

select wipe data/factory reset option

8: Finally, Confirm, you have successfully done!

I hope this guide was useful to hard reset your Samsung Galaxy S9.

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NOTE: Hard reset or factory reset will affect your storage and data. If you want to save, all data such as images, videos, and files. You must create a backup of your Samsung Galaxy S9. If anything goes wrong the author or getdroidpro.com is not responsible for it.

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