How to Soft and Hard Reset Galaxy Note 10 Series

How to soft and hard reset Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series. The blog postshows the two ways to reset your Samsung Galaxy Note 10/+. With removed Bixby button and shifted power button, it may be a little bit confusing. The below methods work on Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+, and Galaxy Note 10+ 5G.

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Important information: Before you perform a reset operation, make sure to back up the data including, contacts, history, media, apps, messages, and device settings. Please make sure that you know the password for your Google and Samsung account as you may be asked to put these after resetting the phone.

Soft reset Samsung Galaxy Note 10 / Note 10+ / Note 10+ 5G

Here is a quick tutorial to soft reset. You’ll need the current device PIN to perform a reset on Note 10 series.

  1. Settings -> General management -> Reset -> Factory reset -> Reset -> PIN -> Delete All.

Here is the details step by step tutorial. The process the same, but I have attached the images to make it easier.

Step 01. Go to Settings and find General management and tap on it.

Note-10+-5G-Settings
Note-10+-5G-Settings

Step 02. In the settings, find Reset and tap on it.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G Reset Option
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G Reset Option

Step 03: To factory reset, find the Factory data reset button and touch on it.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G Factory Reset
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G Factory Reset

Step 04: You’ll find the information regarding the reset and the data which will be removed. Scroll down and tap on Reset. On the next screen, you’ll be prompted to insert your current PIN.

Samsung-Galaxy-Note-10-Final-Option
Samsung-Galaxy-Note-10-Final-Option

Final step:  Tap on Delete all to erase the phone. That’s it. Wait for it until it restarts and enjoy a fresh Note 10.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G Delete all
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G Delete all

Hard reset Samsung Galaxy Note 10 / Note 10+ / Note 10+ 5G

For some reason, if you can’t access your Samsung Galaxy Note 10, then a hard reset is another option. Please be aware that a hard reset will remove everything and restore the device to its factory data settings. Also, some functionalities may be missing after the reset is complete. Furthermore, you might also require inserting the PIN, Google, or Samsung account passwords. Follow the below steps to perform a hard reset on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series.
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Quick tutorial

  1. Power off your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.
  2. Press Volume Up and the Power button at the same time. Wait until it vibrates.
  3. Press the Volume Down key until the Samsung logo appears. A bunch of options will come on the screen. Use the volume keys to go up and down and power key to select the option.
  4. Select wipe data/factory reset and press the power button.
  5. Follow any additional steps if asked.
  6. Wait until the process is finished.

Detailed hard reset tutorial

Perform a Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Series
Perform a Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Series

Look at the above image to get a clear idea on what to do to reset the device. Press volume up + power buttons and wait for a couple of seconds until it vibrates. Press the volume down key until the logo displays.

Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Note 10
Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Note 10

On the screen, by using volume and power keys, select the fifth option, which is Wipe data. It might ask for additional information. Once the process has been started, it will take a few minutes to reset the device entirely.

In conclusion

Finding a more comfortable option is always the best. I hope the blog post soft and hard reset Samsung Galaxy Note 10 helped. Please do not hesitate to share your views on the comments below

Information: Images used are the images of Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G. Madhsudhan last updated this post on 1/Nov/2019.

Author: Madhsudhan

Hello, my name is Madhsudhan Khemchandani. I'm a Software Engineer, graduated from UniSA, Adelaide. I'm the owner, author, and maintainer of this post and the site. Please contact me if you have any questions or feedback.

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