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How to Factory Reset Samsung Without Password with 4 Simple Solutions

sofia albert
Sofia Albert updated on Nov 04, 2022 to Android Unlocking Tips

When you use a phone for a long time, you will find it becomes a little sluggish. This is possibly because it handled too many processes or the RAM is full. A quick way to fix these issues and improve your phone's performance is to perform a factory reset. 

There are more than one ways to factory reset a Samsung phone with or without a password. It is easy to factory reset your Samsung device if you have its password. But it becomes, however, tricky to factory reset a Samsung phone without a password. 

But complicated doesn't mean impossible. This guide will introduce possible and simple ways to reset a Samsung phone without a password. Plus, if you want to reset more locked Android phones, read our previous guide on reset Android phones when locked to learn how to do it. 

📃 Notes:  1). Make sure you've made a copy of important files on your Samsung because the following approaches will erase all device data. 2). Charge your iPhone's battery to around 50%.

Solution 1. Factory Reset Samsung Without Password Through Find My Mobile

Using Samsung's Find My Mobile feature is an easy way to factory reset a Samsung without a password because you can complete the process using a browser. But there are two requirements for using this feature. 

  • The Find My Device feature has been activated on your device.
  • You remember the Samsung account and its password. Later, you will use this account to reactivate your phone. If you don't remember that, try to reset your Samsung account password before starting with the following steps. 

If you meet the above-listed requirements, you can follow these steps to perform a factory reset on your Samsung phone remotely. 

Step 1. Open your Samsung account and sign in with your account information. If your account has two-step verification, you need to verify your identity by following the on-screen prompts.

Step 2. After logging in, your device will appear on the left pane. Click "Settings" > "Devices" > Erase data." Then, select "Erase data" from the drop-down box.

Step 3. When the "Erase phone data" window appears, click "Erase" to start the resetting process.

Step 4. Wait for the process to complete, and you can set up your device from scratch. 

Factory reset Samsung using Find My Mobile

Solution 2. Factory Reset Samsung Without Password Using Find My Device

Like Samsung's Find My Mobile feature, Google's Find My Device feature also can help you reset your Samsung device to factory settings. All you need is to make sure you have a Google account logged in on your locked Samsung phone and have the Find My Device enabled. Thus, you can remotely factory reset your device using Google's Find My Device feature.

Step 1. Go to Google Find My Device page on a browser and sign in with your Google account.

Step 2. Then, your device will appear in the left pane. Click "ERASE DEVICE."

Step 3. Click "ERASE DEVICE" again on the next page. 

Step 4. Click "Erase" to confirm.

Step 5. Wait for the process to complete, and then you can set your device up.

Factory reset a Samsung phone using Google Find My Device

Solution 3. Factory Reset Samsung Without Password Through Recovery Mode

Apart from using the Find My Mobile and Find My Device feature to factory reset your device, you can also achieve the same goal by putting your Samsung in recovery mode. This will also erase everything from your device, so be careful to take this approach if you didn't make any backup before. Now, you can follow these steps to reset your Samsung without a password.

Step 1. Power off your Samsung device.

Step 2. Press and hold the Power + Volume Down button at the same time.

Step 3. Press the Power + Volume Up + Home (Bixby) buttons until your device will begin to vibrate. Don't release the buttons.

Step 4. Then, you'll receive a No Command message. Just wait for your device to enter Recovery Mode.

Step 5. When you're in Recovery Mode, use the Volume key to select Factory Reset and then confirm your option by pressing the Power key.

Step 6. On the next page, press "Yes-Delete All User Data."

Step 7. Wait for the process to complete, and then select "reboot system now." Then, you can start the set-up process with your Google account on your Samsung phone.

Factory reset Samsung using Recovery Mode

Solution 4. Factory Reset Samsung Without Password Using an Android Unlocker

If you neither have Google/Samsung account nor want to use Recovery Mode, your last resort is to use some Android unlockers, which provide you with an easy and quick Android lock screen removal service. You can easily find such tools online and most of them do a good job of resetting your device to factory settings. Let's take iMobie's Droidkit for example. There are many benefits you can take advantage of such a tool, such as:

  • Remove the lock screen on Android devices.
  • Recover lost data without root.
  • Fix system issues and reinstall/upgrade OS for Samsung phones & tablets.
  • Save your essentials to PC/Mac in 1 click,

Bonus Tip to Factory Reset Samsung With Password 

If you have your device's passwords, you can directly format, or factory reset your Samsung device by following these steps. Also, note that this will erase everything from your device, so you'd better be careful to use this method if you don't want to lose any important data. 

Step 1. Go to Settings on your Samsung device.

Step 2. Tap "General Management" > "Reset" > "Factory Reset" > "Reset."

Step 3. Tap "Delete All" to confirm your option.

Step 4. Wait for it to reset your device, and then you can set it up.  

Factory reset Samsung with password

Quick Tips: You can also open the system settings and search for factory reset, then you will be directed to the Samsung factory reset option. 

In Conclusion

As mentioned in this guide, you can factory reset your device using Find My Mobile, Find My Device, Recovery Mode, and a third-party unlocker tool. You can try them individually to see if it works for you. If you have any questions related to this topic, don't hesitate to contact us to help you out. 

Samsung Phone Unlock FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions about the Samsung phone unlock issue. If you want to learn more about this topic, check the following FAQs to get it.

1. How to reset a locked Samsung phone with a reset code?

You can try to reset a locked Samsung phone with a reset code in two ways. They may not work with all Samsung phones, but they are still worth a try! The first way is to open the dial pad on the phone and dial *2767*3855# (a master reset code for Samsung phones). Another way is to open your phone's dial pad and dial Samsung Android mobile reset code  #*7748#. If both methods don't work, you can try resetting your device to factory settings with the methods introduced in this guide. 

2. How to unlock most Samsung phones with Samsung unlock code?

This can be easily done with the following steps.

Step 1. Turn your Samsung phone off.

Step 2. Insert a SIM card from another network, then turn your device on.

Step 3. Then, it will ask for a unlock code. Enter the code. 

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