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Throughout the life of an Android phone, there may be certain performance related issues that lead to the need to delete all your data and return it to its original factory state .

The Samsung Galaxy J6 mobile can be formatted by means of a hard reset or by internal formatting options from the phone menu and even from a special dial .

Both alternatives will delete all the archived content on the phone, therefore, it is necessary to have a backup to avoid the loss of important data. Files stored in Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or backups that you have in the cloud such as Google Drive, Dropbox or One Drive, will not be lost.



Hard reset (button combination)

Hard reset is a forced formatting method that restores system settings. This action implies the loss of all personal data. It is used when you cannot access the equipment or its configuration. Remember to make a backup to protect your files.

  1. You must turn off the mobile . If you can't do it conventionally, press and hold the power button for 20 seconds until you do.
  2. Simultaneously, press the Power + Volume Down button for a few seconds until the Samsung logo appears on the screen.
  3. Use the volume up and volume down keys to scroll , go to the “ recovery mode” option . To access just press the power button .
  4. In the new options menu, select the “wipe cache partition” option , to clear the cache from the Smartphone.
  5. After a few seconds, you will return to the previous menu, go to "wipe data / factory reset" and access it.
  6. You will see a list of options with several "No" and a "Yes". Look for the option "yes" , and select with the power button .
  7. In the new options menu, select "reboot system now".
  8. Your phone will proceed to format and restart with the factory settings.

From the settings

Devices with Android system, have the option of formatting from the system settings. In the same way as in the hard reset, all the data will be deleted and the settings will be restored to the factory. Making a backup before doing this, ensures you safeguard the most important data.

  1. Go to the adjustment or configuration menu of your mobile. You will get it in the main menu of your Android device.
  2. Then select "General Administration".
  3. Click on "Reset."
  4. Locate "Reset to Default Values."
  5. Finally, select "Reset" and "Delete all ".
  6. Your phone will proceed to format and restart with the factory settings.

Speed ​​Dial

This is a common method in Samsung devices, which is very easy and safe to perform when you need to reset a mobile device. Its execution is carried out following two steps:

  1. First, by locating the option to dial the Smartphone and dial the following code: * 2767 * 3855 .
  2. To finish, press the # key and execute the special dial.

Your Smartphone will start the formatting process. It will not give you an alert related to data loss, therefore, you must be sure of the procedure.


The Samsung Galaxy J6 has dimensions of 149.3 x 70.2 x 8.2 mm, its weight is 154 grams, it has a 5.6-inch HD + resolution screen. It offers an Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex A53 processor, a Mali-T830 MP1 graphics (GPU), the RAM of this equipment is 3/4 GB and an internal memory of 64 GB RAM or 32 GB, with the possibility of installing memory external expandable up to 256GB.

The 13-megapixel rear camera and its 8-megapixel front camera, both with LED flash, its battery is 3000 mAh. From the factory, it comes with the Android 8.0 (Oreo) operating system.


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