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How to reset the Samsung Galaxy S10+


If you’re reading this article, you’re looking for a way to reset your Samsung Galaxy S10. The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is one of our favorite smartphones from 2019, but sometimes a reset may be necessary to improve performance, fix a bug, or to wipe the phone’s storage completely.

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As mentioned already, there are quite a few reasons why you may want to reset your smartphone. Below is a quick overview highlighting the differences between a restart and a reset and the different scenarios that may require either.

Restart: also know as a reboot, this function simply turns your device off and then back on again. A restart or a reboot can be helpful to solve common issues you may have with your Samsung Galaxy S10+ may include:

  • Unresponsive device
  • Slow device
  • Unexpected errors
  • App crashes

Reset: also known as a hard reset, factory reset, or system wipe, this function will restore your Samsung Galaxy S10+ to its original settings while also erasing all of your files, settings and personal data on the phone. A hard reset is advisable when:

  • Smartphone issues, app crashed or errors are not resolved with a restart
  • Your Galaxy S10+ is unresponsive
  • You are selling your phone or handing it off to another family member

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Now that we have that out of the way, below are a handful of different methods with step-by-step instructions on how to restart or reset your Samsung Galaxy S10+.

If you have any additional suggestions we should add to the list, please share them in the comments.

Nick Gray
I'm a life-long tech enthusiast who has a soft spot for HTC. After writing about tech for more than a decade, I jumped at the opportunity to take on the role of Editor in Chief at Phandroid. Please contact me at [email protected].

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