How to Factory Data Reset Galaxy Note 8 Active

How to Factory Data Reset Galaxy Note 8 Active. A factory data (hard) reset may help with a blank or frozen screen, apps crashing or freezing, keypad/touchscreen problems, can't hear, device making noises, can't make or receive calls, and device won't sync.

The procedure is irreversible and the data can't be recouped, so it is critical to move down all your own data previously playing out a Hard Reset. It is therefore that a Hard Reset ought to preferably be utilized if all else fails once all other endeavored programming fixes have fizzled 

Perform a factory data reset only if absolutely necessary as it removes all data including:
  • GoogleTM account
  • System and app data
  • App settings
  • Downloaded apps
  • Media (It is recommended to backup this data)
  • Note Alternatively, music, pictures and videos can be backed up to a computer.

Below, we have outlined step by step two ways in which to perform a hard reset on Galaxy Note 8 Active. 

1. Hard Reset from Settings Menu
1. Firstly, before you proceed with the hard reset, it is highly recommended that you back up all of your important data on a computer, hard drive or external SD card.
2. On the home screen, swipe up to open the Apps screen.
3. Tap the settings icon.
4. Go to General Management -> Reset-> Factory data reset.
5. Tap Reset.
6. Tap Delete All (If you have a Samsung account or screen lock set up on your phone, you may be required to enter your credentials before proceeding.).

Note Notes:
  • An alternate reset method is available if the device is unresponsive or won't power on.
  • Personal data (e.g., Wi-Fi passwords, browser bookmarks, etc.) can be backed up to Google's servers.
  • If troubleshooting third-party apps, disable the Automatic Restore option.
  • Wi-Fi Calling settings don't transfer after switching devices and/or performing a factory data reset. You need to enable W-Fi Calling manually if you want to use it.
  • If using Bixby Voice or Simplified view you need to switch to standard view to navigate the steps below. To modify the view, swipe the Status bar down then navigate: Settings icon Settings icon > Menu icon Action overflow icon > View as standard list.

How To Hard Reset Using Hardware Keys Samsung Galaxy Note 8:

NOTE: If your phone freezes, crashes, or otherwise prevents you from resetting it via Settings, alternatively you can try resetting the phone from the Recovery menu, which can be accessed by performing a combination of key presses 
  • First turn the phone off
  • Next, press and hold “Volume Up” and “Home” at the same time
  • At the “Android” logo, release all the buttons and wait for access to Android System Recovery
  • Once in Recovery, press “Volume down” repeatedly to navigate to and highlight “wipe data / factory reset”
  • Press “Power” to select the highlighted option
  • Press “Volume down” to highlight “yes – delete all user data”
  • Press “Power” to confirm and reset the phone
  • Wait for the phone to complete the reset and highlight “Reboot system now”
  • Press “Power” one last time to confirm and reboot your device