Samsung Galaxy J7 is a modern looking device which was announced in June 2015. The smartphone targets customers who want to have an elegant and modern device which can run as smoothly as possible and that can also be affordable for every wallet. The downside of this device, however, is that it can show signs of unresponsiveness, low performance, frozen screens, errors and similar issues. Why is that? Well…some files can get infected by viruses or the software might have errors. Yet with an ingenious process called a hard reset, all your problems can vanish in no time.
The aforementioned phone features an internal memory of 16 GB and 1.5 GB of RAM and 5.5 inches capacitive touchscreen with more than 16 million colors. The resolution of the display is 720 x 1280 (~ 267 ppi pixel density). The processor of the smartphone is Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 or a Octa-core 1.5 GHz; Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 or Exynos 7580 while the graphic processor is Adreno 405 or Mali-T720MP2, whilst the OS is Android, v5.1.1 (Lollipop). As any smartphone, this phone works nice and smooth when you buy it but after a period of time, it starts to crash and freeze when you open some applications. For this reason it is recommended to perform a hard reset to the factory settings of the phone.
When thinking about soft resetting a device, many people automatically assume that this is a very complicated process which consists of taking the phone to a specialized GSM store. However, when you notice that your phone is performing at an undesirable rate, then all you have to do hard reset the device back to factory default settings. This hard reset procedure offers you the chance to keep all your desired contents of the SD card, so only elements that are stored on the internal memory will be affected. Before commencing, you ought to back up everything important. Here is the first method:
- From the main screen, select ‘Settings’.
- Touch on ‘User and Backup’ icon, then the Factory data reset.
- Select ‘Reset device’ (remember that you will lose any personal data on your phone)
- Choose ‘Ok’ and the process will begin. Your phone will reboot with the factory settings.
Here are the steps that you need to take in order to perform the second method:
- Turn off your device.
- Press and hold the Volume Up key, the Home button and the Power key.
- Your phone will reboot in Recovery mode. Use the Volume buttons to navigate in the menu and the Power button to select an option.
- Using the Volume buttons, navigate to the ‘Wipe data/factory’ reset option and select it using the Power key.
- The process will end with the message ‘Data Wipe Complete’.
- Your phone will reboot with the factory settings.