How to format a Samsung Galaxy J7 and reset to factory mode

how to format a Samsung Galaxy J7

You know how to format a Samsung Galaxy J7?. The Galaxy J7 It is a smartphone that, in general, usually gives very good results. But not even the best phones are free from problems from time to time. So it is possible that over time it will not work as it did at the beginning.

In case it's giving you problems, you can try reset to factory settings to see if everything goes back to normal. In this way you will leave it as fresh out of the box.

It is a fairly simple process that we are going to teach you step by step. Let's see how to reset a Samsung Galaxy J7.

How to reset a Samsung Galaxy J7 and reset to factory mode

Forced Reboot – Soft Reset

If the Samsung J7 has crashed, it may not be necessary to format it to factory settings and lose all your data.

When you see that it's stuck, try holding down the power button for about 15-20 seconds. In this way, the smartphone will be forced to restart, also called Soft Reset. If the problem was not serious and it was just a little toasty, this restart will be enough for it to work correctly again, without the need to go any further.

There is no data loss with this procedure as it is just a normal reset.

how to reset a Samsung Galaxy J7

Before formatting: backup

Do you have no choice but to format? It is important that you know that you are going to lose all the information you have on your smartphone. Therefore, if you do not want some of your data to be lost forever, it is highly recommended that you make a Backup before doing this process. This is the only way to make sure you don't lose your data.

how to reset a Samsung Galaxy J7

How to format a Samsung Galaxy J7 using buttons

If the Samsung J7 does not let you access screen menus. If the Galaxy J7 shows constant errors. Or if you're going to sell your mobile, you can perform the following procedure. In this way everything will be erased from J7 and it should work again as it did on the first day.

  1. Make sure the phone is turned off.
  2. Press and hold the Home, Power, and Volume Up buttons at the same time.
  3. When you see the Android logo, release only the power button. You will then enter the Recovery menu.
  4. Select option wipe data / factory reset. You can move through the menu using the volume buttons. And confirm with the power on.
  5. Select Yes – delete all users data for the reset process to begin.
  6. Choose Reboot system now and you will reboot the phone.

how to format a Samsung Galaxy J7

How to reset a Samsung Galaxy J7 through menus:

  1. Enter the Settings menu.
  2. Go to the Backup/restore section.
  3. Choose the Restore Factory Defaults option.
  4. You will see a warning that all your data will be deleted. You accept.
  5. In a few minutes the phone will be formatted.

As you can see, this second method is a bit simpler and more intuitive than the previous one. Therefore, it is the one that we recommend if the problems with your phone are not so many that you can access the menus correctly.

Now that you know how to reset a Samsung Galaxy J7. Tell us if it has been necessary in the comments section at the bottom of the page.


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  1.   Karla Jared said

    Good morning, it came out on Android and I followed all the steps to the letter and when it turned on again it stayed the same, I didn't change anything: (.