Here’s the complete guide to Hard Reset and Soft Reset Samsung Galaxy A31.
What is Reset?
In simple words, Reset means removing all the contents on your mobile and setting it back as a new one. After Reset, all the media, apps, and others will be wiped entirely from your smartphone. The phone will be getting new software look like the new one & all the settings will be reset to default.
The data which is on your mobile will be erased. However, you can back up after Reset if you have stored it in your Google account.
Advantages of Reset
There will be many advantages when you reset your mobile. All the advantages are mentioned below.
- At first, all the settings will be set back to default.
- Your device will run speedily without any hangs.
- If you are getting any unnecessary ads or popups, then everything will be removed.
- The device runs smoothly in a mint condition.
Disadvantages of Reset
There will be many disadvantages when you reset your mobile. All the disadvantages are mentioned below.
- All data will be lost & you can’t get that data back.
- It is a risky process, and in some cases, it may fail (beginners).
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Reasons behind Resetting a device
There might be reasons behind doing a reset. However, the most common reasons are mentioned below.
Most people do a reset when
- The device gets slow with plenty of apps.
- Selling a device.
- For experiencing new update features after updating a mobile.
- The device storage is complete with all unnecessary files.
Types of Reset
In general, there are two types of resets for cleaning a mobile i.e
- Hard Reset
- Factory Reset
What is Hard Reset?
In simple words, Hard Reset means cleaning the entire memory of the device. After doing the Hard Reset, the complete hardware components are reinitialized.
What is Factory Reset?
In other words, the factory reset is also known as the master reset. It is generally performed to restore the system’s original software by erasing all settings, apps & data. The other reason behind doing a Factory Reset is to remove bugs and experience new software features after updating the software.
By resetting a device, you will be losing the entire data. So, think twice before doing resetting your mobile. Otherwise, backup all the data before resetting a mobile.
Galaxy A31 Specifications
The Galaxy A31 sports a 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution and is powered by MediaTek Helio P65 (MT6768) processor with ARM Mali-G52 GPU. The device comes with 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage and can be expandable up to 512GB with a microSD card.
Coming to the camera, The smartphone features a quad rear camera setup that includes a 48MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, 5MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and 5MP macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture. On the front, It comes with a 20MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
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How to Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy A31?
This is the very most effortless way to reset a mobile to its default settings. Follow the below steps for doing this action.
- Unlock your smartphone and open settings.
- Now, navigate to system settings and tap on Backup & Reset.
- If you want to backup, your data then tap on backup, or else ignore this step.
- After that, tap on Erase All Content & Settings and enter your mobile password if it asks.
- Wait for some time until it gets completed.
And that’s all you have successfully reset your Galaxy A31. Now, enter all the required details and start using your device back again.
How to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy A31?
This is a bit harder way to reset a mobile to its default settings. Follow the below steps for doing this action.
- At first, power off your device.
- Now, wait for some time and hold the Volume Up + Power buttons until you see the Samsung logo.
- You will see a few options on the screen. Now, enter into recovery mode by selecting the option using volume up and down keys.
- Select the wipe data option.
- An alert messaging will be displayed showing wipe all user data? – select yes and confirm.
- Wait for some time until the operation gets complete.
- After completion, go back to the main menu and tap on the Reboot option.
And that’s all you have successfully Hard Reset your Galaxy A31. Now, enter all the required details and start using your device back again.
These are the steps for performing Factory Reset and Hard Reset. Follow every step carefully while doing the above processes.
We hope that you have successfully reset your Galaxy A31 to the default settings. If you face any problem while doing any of the above processes, please let us know in the comment section below to help you get out of that problem.
Note: Do all the operations as mentioned above at your own risk.