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.
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
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.