How to reset password on Samsung Galaxy device [J3, J7, S9, All Models]

If you have one of the many varieties of Samsung Galaxy or any other smartphone, it is very common to forget the password, and then you need to reset the phone settings or sometimes even perform a full factory reset of the phone to restore it. Because we humans are not infallible. For many of us, our smartphones function as our memory, a kind of auxiliary mind, so we don’t need to remember everything and know everything.

The most common password reset solution on Galaxy requires completing a hard reset, which will delete all your files and data on your smartphone. This is a factory reset, it resets the phone to factory default settings, and this standard does not include any of your data. For those who don’t have a Samsung Galaxy backup, we have compiled several different ways to reset the password on a Galaxy phone when locked without losing data or files.

Which models

We have tested these instructions on the following Galaxy devices: J3, J5, J7, A7, Note 5, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8 and S9. We have also checked on the respective Plus and Active devices, so please keep this in mind when

Below is a guide that will teach you two different ways to reset the lock screen password on your Galaxy device when you are locked without losing any data, and we will also show you how to perform a factory reset if you decide this is the best option.

How to reset your password using the Android Device Manager

If you have already registered your Galaxy in the Android Device Manager, then this is the easiest way. When using the Android Device Manager to reset your password, all you have to do is activate the ‘Lock’ function.

The lock function in the Android Device Manager will allow you to forcibly reset the Galaxy password if you forgot the password on your phone, which is sometimes a necessary function when you are in a real situation. Here’s what you do to reset your phone password using the Android Device Manager:

  1. Log in to the Android Device Manager from your computer.
  2. Find your Galaxy on the screen.
  3. Turn on the lock and erase function.
  4. Then follow the steps on the page to lock the phone.
  5. Set a temporary password.
  6. Enter a temporary password into your phone to bypass the lock screen.
  7. Create a new password.

Reset your password using Samsung Find My Mobile

Another way would be to use Samsung’s ‘Find my Mobile’ option, similar to ‘Find My iPhone’. You can use the remote control function on the Samsung Galaxy, which will allow you to temporarily reset your password and bypass the lock screen on the Galaxy.

By doing this, you can change your Galaxy password as you would at any other time. If you haven’t registered your Galaxy with Samsung yet, try registering your Samsung device as soon as possible. When you register your devices, it gives you benefits that you wouldn’t have with an unregistered device, including things like resetting your password with Samsung’s ‘Find My Mobile’.

  1. Register the Galaxy with Samsung.
  2. Use the Find My Mobile service to temporarily reset your password.
  3. Bypass the lock screen using a new temporary password.
  4. Set a new password.

Reset password with factory reset

  1. Turn off the Galaxy.
  2. Press and hold the volume up button, the Home button, and the power button.. .
  3. Using the volume down button to scroll, highlight the data cleanup/factory reset option and press the power button to select it.
  4. Using the volume down button, highlight Yes delete all user data and press Power to select them.
  5. When the Galaxy reboots, everything will be erased and ready to be set up again.

Read this guide to find out an alternative method of resetting the settings to the factory settings of the Galaxy J3, It is important to note that before resetting to the factory settings of the Galaxy J3, you need to make a backup copy of all files and information to prevent the loss of any data.

The phone will become a blank sheet, as if you just pulled it out of its packaging, which may be a good thing. I recently reset my phone settings, and now it works faster, and not everything is cluttered yet. Looks like a new phone!

On the other hand, the disadvantage is that you will lose data, some of which may be important or have sentimental value, such as photos, videos and the like. If there was something significant on it, don’t forget to forget about its support.