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How to reset the Samsung Galaxy A53


The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is a good mid-range smartphone that you can get in the US. Our review of the phone praised it for its display, camera quality, performance, and battery life. There is no doubt that it is a phone that should be a part of your shortlist but since it is a machine, after all, it can run into issues once in a while. Sometimes these issues occur after you have installed a new software update.

A step as simple as resetting the phone can help you solve such issues more often than not. Another reason you should be resetting Galaxy A53 is when you are either selling it or lending it to someone else for a long period of time. The factory reset will ensure that they cannot access any of the personal data that you have stored.

Regardless of what is your reason to reset Galaxy A53, it is strongly recommended that you take a backup of all your important data. It will come in handy if something goes wrong during the process. It will also be helpful during the phone setup as you will be able to restore apps and data rather quickly.

Factory reset Samsung Galaxy A53

  1. Open Settings on your Samsung Galaxy A53.
  2. Tap on the General Management setting.
  3. Scroll down until you see the Reset option.
  4. Tap the Factory data reset option.
  5. Tap the Reset button to confirm your choice.
  6. Tap the Delete All button to proceed.
  7. This will begin the factory reset process which will take some time. The phone will reboot once the reset is done and you will be welcomed by the phone setup screen.

Factory reset Samsung Galaxy A53 (Hard)

This is another way of factory resetting your Samsung Galaxy A53. It is particularly beneficial when you cannot access the phone’s settings for any reason.

  1. Switch off the Galaxy A53 and connect it to a PC via a USB cable.
  2. Press and hold the Power button and Volume up key together.
  3. Do so until the phone vibrates and the phone’s recovery screen appears.
  4. You will see a bunch of options that you can navigate using the volume up and down keys.
  5. Navigate to the Wipe data/Factory reset option and use the power button to select it.
  6. Choose Factory data reset using the volume button to navigate and the power button to select.
  7. Wait until the factory reset process is complete after which you will see the same set of options as in the fourth step.
  8. Choose the Reboot system now option to reboot the device.

This will take you to the main screen of the Galaxy A53 where you will need to complete the setup process.

Ajit Singh
Ajit is a freelance tech reporter who loves everything tech but has a soft corner for Android. He started his stint in tech journalism in 2015 and has previously worked with publications like Digit India and Android Headlines.

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