Home / Samsung / How To Reset Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4s Lock Screen, Hard and Factory Reset

How To Reset Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4s Lock Screen, Hard and Factory Reset

If the Samsung Xcover 4s system gets corrupted or having serious apps issues, users need to factory reset the system. Eventually, all systems start to lag and exhibit performance issues, which can be fixed only after a factory reset. So, today, we will explore how we can perform a factory reset of Galaxy Xcover 4s.

The Galaxy Xcover 4s comes with an Octa-Core processor having a clock speed of 2.2 GHz respectively. The processor is supported by the Exynos 7 Octa 7885 chipset. There is an ARM Mali-G71 provided for the graphics, which will make the device good enough for playing high-end games. The multitasking of it is handled by the 3GB RAM that will keep the device lag-free all the time.

The Galaxy Xcover 4s comes with Android 9.0. It has a 5 inches HD IPS LCD display. The display of the device a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a pixel density of 294 PPI that renders good viewing experience.

To be honest, your Galaxy Xcover 4s isn’t perfect if there are too many apps installed on its storage. Samsung apparently knows that the company allows users to reset their phones without trouble. In most cases, you can choose to change it to original factory settings for having a like-new Galaxy Xcover 4s. However, we’ll be showing you how to reset a Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4s using three different ways, and they are much simpler than you might think.

Before performing a reset, please remove your Google Account and your screen lock. If the Google Account is not removed, the device will enter the Google Reactivation Lock. Do not forget to backup your phone’s data before doing a factory data reset.

Bypass Lock Screen Pin / Pattern / Password Samsung Xcover 4s

If you’ve forgotten or lost your screen lock fingerprint, pin, pattern and password, you can try hard resetting the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4s. If you’re still unsuccessful after several attempts, the only way to unlock your device is to reset via Samsung or Google find my device.

You’ll need your Google or Samsung Account credentials and the phone will need to be turned on and connected to the internet.

Reset Lock Screen use Google Find My Device

  • Visit https://www.google.com/android/find and then sign in with your Google email and password.
  • Select the Galaxy Xcover 4s from the top left hand corner of the menu.
  • Choose the ˊErase Dataˋ option from the action menu.
  • Select ‘Erase Deviceʼ to confirm.
  • Enter your Google Account password to reset the phone.

Reset Lock Screen via Samsung Find My Mobile

  • Visit Find My Mobile and then sign in with your Samsung Account ID and password.
  • Choose the Galaxy Xcover 4s from the menu on the left.
  • Select the ‘Erase Deviceʼ option from below the device information.
  • Choose the ‘Eraseʼ button on the popup.
  • Enter your Samsung Account password to confirm and send the task to your phone.

Factory reset Samsung Xcover 4s from Settings

Android Pie

  • Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
  • Press the ˊSettingsˋ icon.
  • Press ‘General managementʼ.
  • Touch ˊResetˋ.
  • Press ˊFactory data resetˋ.
  • Press ‘RESETʼ.
  • Press “DELETE ALL”. Wait a moment while the factory default settings are restored.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to set up your Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4s and prepare it for use.

Android 10

  • Head into your “Settings” and scroll down the page to “General management”.
  • Tap on “Reset”.
  • Press “Factory data reset”.
  • Scroll down the page and select ‘Resetʼ.
  • This is the final step, so be sure that you want to go through with it. If you are, then tap ‘DELETE ALLʼ.
  • The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4s will reset and reboot.

Hard reset Samsung Xcover 4s

Ensure that the Samsung Xcover 4s is powered off. If your phone is locked and you’re unable to turn it off, you can wait until the battery runs down and attempt the reset of these steps after charging it back up.

Press the “Volume Up” and “Power” button together till the device displays the start-up logo.

Once the Galaxy Xcover 4s logo is displayed, release the buttons and wait till the device enters the Android system recovery mode.

On the displayed screen, use “Volume Down” button to go to the “Wipe data/factory reset” option (Volume Up and Volume Down buttons are used to highlight the displayed options on the Android system recovery screen).

Once the option is highlighted, press the “Power” button to select the option. (Pressing the Power button in Android system recovery mode selects the highlighted option.)

On the next screen, press the “Volume Down” button multiple times till the “Yes” option is highlighted.

Press the Power button to hard reset the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4s, which will also clear the dalvik cache.

The final word

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4s comes with a strong spec-sheet that carries everything to meet the demands of the users. It has a great processing front with a massive battery capacity that can last for more than a day with a single charge. Further, it also gets fast charging support. Users can also enjoy a photo session provided an impressive set of cameras. In terms of storage, there would not be any need to rely on expandability. Apart from these, the smartphone also gets other features like a quick charging facility, which give enough reasons to grab this.

If you run into a serious problem, especially one involving hardware, the best solution is probably to contact the manufacturer or retailer support for your phone. If you have any questions or suggestions feel free to talk to us in the comments. Look forward to other articles such as bypass factory reset protection on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4s which will be coming soon.