Three Ways To Reset Samsung Galaxy S8 Hard, Factory and Remotely Reset

3 Ways To Reset Samsung Galaxy S8 via Hard Reset, Factory Reset and Remotely Reset. If you find your phone is working slower than expected, it may be time to consider a reset.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 flaunts a 5.8-inch WQHD+ (1440 x 2960 pixels) display. The smartphone gets its energy from a massive 3000 mAh Li-Polymer battery which keeps the show running for around a day on regular usage.

The smartphone is powered by a 4GB of RAM and is paired up with a set of Octa-Core 4×2.3 GHz Exynos M2 Mongoose+ 4×1.7 GHz ARM Cortex A53. The ARM Mali-G71MP20 graphics card output good quality visualisation while rendering HD videos and high-end games. The phone runs on Android 9.0 operating system. It comes in a stylish body with chamfered edges.

Whether your Samsung Galaxy S8 freezes, apps crash, or you want to give the device to someone else, you should know how to reset Samsung Galaxy S8 different ways. Basically, the choice depends on the problem with your phone.

[box type=”info” align=”” class=”” width=””]Performing a hard and factory reset will wipe all data like your contacts, messages, call log, files stored on the internal storage and all 3rd-party apps and app updates.[/box]

Hard Reset Samsung S8 via Recovery

  1. Shut down your Samsung Galaxy S8 completely by pressing the Power button.
  2. Simultaneously press and hold the Volume up, Bixby and Power buttons until the device vibrates and the Android Recovery screen appears then release all buttons.
  3. From the Android Recovery screen, select Wipe data/factory reset.
  4. Use the Volume Down button to highlight Wipe data/factory reset and then press the power key to select it.
  5. Press the Volume Down button once to highlight Yes and press the power key to select it.
  6. The reset will commence and once it’s finished, highlight Reboot system now and press the power key.
  7. Wait for your phone to finish rebooting and then set up your phone as a new device.

Factory Reset Samsung S8 via Settings

One way to reset that is often used is factory reset via the settings menu. This option has been provided by SAMSUNG to make it easier for users to delete viruses, files, cache and data. As it will wipe up everything so the storage issues will also be resolved.

Android Pie

  • Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
  • Press the ˊSettingsˋ icon.
  • Tap “General management”.
  • Tap “Reset”.
  • Touch ˊFactory data resetˋ.
  • Press ˊRESETˋ.
  • Press “DELETE ALL”. Wait a moment while the factory default settings are restored.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to set up your Samsung Galaxy S8 and prepare it for use.

Android 10

  • Head into your ‘Settingsʼ and scroll down the page to “General management”.
  • Tap on ‘Resetʼ.
  • Press ˊFactory data resetˋ.
  • Scroll down the page and select “Reset”.
  • This is the final step, so be sure that you want to go through with it. If you are, then tap ˊDELETE ALLˋ.
  • The Galaxy S8 will reset and reboot.

Reset Lock Screen Pin / Pattern / Password Samsung S8

If you forgot your Galaxy S8 lock screen pin, pattern, password, and fingerprint, but you have setting up Samsung account or Google account before, you can easily to bypass lock screen remotely by Find My Mobile / Device service on computer.

In order for Find My Device to help you reset your phone screen lock, your smartphone needs to be turned on, connected to a Google or Samsung Account and the internet.

Unlock Screen use Google Find My Device

  • Visit and then log in with your Google email and password.
  • Select the Galaxy S8 from the top left hand corner of the menu.
  • Select the ˊErase Dataˋ option from the action menu.
  • Select ‘Erase Deviceʼ to confirm.
  • Enter your Google Account password to reset the phone.

Unlock Screen via Samsung Find My Mobile

  • Go to Find My Mobile and then sign in with your Samsung Account ID and password.
  • Choose the Samsung Galaxy S8 from the menu on the left.
  • Choose the “Erase Device” option from below the device information.
  • Choose the ˊEraseˋ button on the popup.
  • Enter your Samsung Account password to confirm and send the task to your phone.


The Galaxy S8 is a mid-range smartphone that comes with an amazing set of camera and huge storage capacity. The design is a treat to the eyes and the powerful configuration results into a smooth performance. With the provided budget, it is one of the best handsets that consumers can have.

Fortunately, there aren’t many Samsung Galaxy S8 specific problems. Some of the problems that the device has are more than troublesome, but fortunately can be fixed at most in a few minutes. Every problem has a solution, no matter how complex. See you in the next article about how to frp unlock Samsung Galaxy S8.