The Samsung has introduced their latest battleship in the note series the Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Note20 5G and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G. All of them are the ultimate in technology and craftmanship along with their marvelous specs.
When it comes to the specs Galaxy Note20 has a 6.7 inches Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen having 89.2% screen to body ratio, Android 10, One UI 2.1, 64 MP tripple camera, 256GB internal storage, 8GB RAM, Octa core processor etc. It comes in three colours, Mystic Green, Mystic Bronze and Mystic Gray. Galaxy Note20 Ultra comes with a 6.9 inches Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen having 92.5% screen to body ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus screen protection, Android 10, One UI 2.1, 108 MP tripple camera, 512GB internal storage, 8GB RAM, Octa core processor etc. It comes in three colours, Mystic Bronze, Mystic Black and Mystic White. Galaxy Note20 5G, all th same specs of Galaxy Note20 along with 5G capabilities. Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G all th same specs of Galaxy Note20 Ultra along with 5G capabilities.
As our todays main objective is to guide you through the whole process of factory data resetting the Note 20 Series from settings, recovery and using code we are not going any further into their specs.
Before proceeding with the steps lets get an idea. Why do we need to hard/factory data reset your Galaxy Note20? And what is the whole process.
What is a Factory Data Reset/Hard Reset?
A Factory data reset or hard reset will bring back your phone to the way it came from the factory. It will erase all your personal data and settings including but not limited to apps, contacts, messages, call logs, photos etc.
Why do we need to Factory Data Reset/Hard Reset and what are the benefits of it?
Factory Data Reset/Hard Reset will come in handy in situations were phone is lagging. sluggish in performance, facing app crashes frequently, getting error message that certain apps can’t be installed etc. The main and most disturbing condition can be a bootloop after a firmware upgrade or root installation.
A periodic factory data reset may improve your phones performance because it will remove unwanted data accumulated overtime. But always remember to take a backup of all your phone data before performing a Factory Data Reset/Hard Reset.
Now lets proceed to the steps.
Before proceeding make sure that you took complete backup of all your apps, contacts, notes etc of your Galaxy Note 20.
There are three different methods are available for resetting your Samsung Galaxy Note 20. So lets split the process based on different methods.
Steps to Hard/Factory Data Reset a Galaxy Note20, Note20 Ultra, Note20 5G and Note20 Ultra 5G
1. Hard Resetting Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Note20 5G and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G From Settings Menu
To reset your Galaxy Note 20 from the settings menu please follow the path, Settings->General Management->Reset->Factory Data Reset->Reset.
For some this maybe a little bit difficult to digest so we have all the screenshots which will give you a visual idea about resetting your Note 20.
1. Tap on “Settings”.
2. Tap on “General management”.
3. Tap on “Reset”.
4. Tap on “Factory data reset”.
5. Now here tap on “reset” button at the bottom. Your will be asked to enter the phone’s unlock PIN. Just enter it to reset our device.
2. Hard Resetting Samsung Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Note20 5G and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G From The Recovery Menu
For this first you need to switch of your Galaxy Note 20. Then you need to press and hold the “Vol Up”+”Power” buttons at the same time and need to release the “Power” button once you see your phone’s model on your screen while holding to the “Vol Up” button. Now you will be entered into the android recovery which will be similar to the one shown below.
Now here select the option “wipe data/factory reset”. You can use the “Vol Up” and “Vol Down” buttons to toggle through the options and “Power” button to confirm a selection.
3. Hard Resetting Samsung Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Note20 5G and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G using the Secret Code
This is the 3rd and the final method to factory data reset/hard reset your Galaxy Note 20. This method uses a secret code for that.
And the code is: *2767*3855#
For some models this code does not work so don’t panic if the code is not working for you. You still have other two methods right.
Also this code may not ask for confirmation so be very cautious while entering this code.
Hope this tutorial helped you factory data resetting your Smartphone.
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