While working with your Samsung tablet, you might face the situations where your device starts performing extremely slow, and even the installed apps start behaving obnoxiously. When you start experiencing this, get prepared and backup all your data to a secondary location (maybe on your computer or a removable SD card). Roll up your sleeves because it’s now time to hard reset your tablet.
Backing up all your data to a secondary location would ensure that you do not lose any important information while performing hard reset. The backed up data can be restored back on to your tablet once your device is hard reset and starts working normally.
How to Hard Reset Samsung Tablet?
In order to hard reset your Samsung tablet, the steps given below must be followed:
- Ensure that the Samsung tablet is powered off.
- Press the Power and the Volume Up button together till the device displays the start-up logo.
- Once the logo is displayed, release the buttons and wait till the device enters the Android system recovery mode.
- On the displayed screen, use Volume Down button to go to the wipe data/factory reset option (Volume Up and Volume Down buttons are used to highlight the displayed options on the Android system recovery screen).
- Once the option is highlighted, press the Power button to select the option. (Pressing the Power button in Android system recovery mode selects the highlighted option.)
- On the next screen, press the Volume Down button multiple times till the Yes -- delete all user data option is highlighted.
- Press the Power button to hard reset the Samsung tablet device while clearing the dalvik cache along with the process.