Do you need to reset your Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) to factory settings to fix problems or improve performance? In this guide, we’ll show you three ways to complete this task on Galaxy J5 (2016).
The Samsung J5 (2016) is powered by Quad-Core processor that has a combination of a 4xARM Cortex A53 1.2GHz processors. These are seated on a Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 chipset. Along with the impressive processor setup and great chipset, the 2GB RAM makes it a good option to play heavy games. Rounding off the performance is an Adreno 306 GPU that answers the graphical requirements of the system.
The Samsung J5 (2016) comes with a 16GB inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB by using a memory card. The device features a 5.2-inch Super Amoled display, which exhibits a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels that make the viewing experience better.
Every smartphone always comes with a factory setting where the utility has a big effect. However, not everyone is able to do it because this method is rarely used. In this article, we will give you some options on how to factory reset and how to hard reset Galaxy J5 (2016).
Bypass Lock Screen Pin / Pattern / Password Samsung J5 (2016)
If you forgot your Samsung J5 (2016) lock screen pattern, password, fingerprint and pin, you can easily to bypass lock screen remotely by Find My Mobile / Device service on PC.
You’ll need to be signed into your Samsung and Google account on your phone, and must have either a Wi-Fi or mobile data connection.
Unlock Screen via Google Find My Device
- Open https://www.google.com/android/find and then log in with your Google email and password.
- Select the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) from the top left hand corner of the menu.
- Select the ˊErase Dataˋ option from the action menu.
- Select “Erase Device” to confirm.
- Enter your Google Account password to reset the phone.
Reset Lock Screen use Samsung Find My Mobile
- Go to Find My Mobile and then sign in with your Samsung Account ID and password.
- Choose the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) from the menu on the left.
- Choose the ˊErase Deviceˋ option from below the device information.
- Choose the ˊEraseˋ button on the popup.
- Enter your Samsung Account password to confirm and send the task to your phone.
Factory reset Samsung J5 (2016) from Settings
- Go to the Home screen and choose ˊAppsˋ.
- Choose ‘Settingsʼ.
- Go to the Backup & reset.
- Choose ‘RESET DEVICEʼ.
- Select the Erase everything option.
- All data and settings saved on the phone will be deleted.
- The Galaxy J5 (2016) will automatically reset and reboot.
Hard reset Samsung J5 (2016)
If your Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) boots loops or gets stuck on the logo, see the instructions for resetting your phone from the Android system recovery menu.
Step 1 – Turn off your Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and wait a few seconds. If your phone is locked and you can’t turn it off, remove and then reinsert battery.
Step 2 – Press the Home, Volume Up and the Power button together till the phone displays the start-up logo.
Step 3 – Once the Samsung J5 (2016) logo is displayed, release the buttons and wait till the phone enters the Android system recovery mode.
Step 4 – Once you see the recovery menu, highlight the Wipe data/factory reset option using the volume down key and press the power key to select it.
Step 5 – On the next screen select Yes—-delete all user data option.
Step 6 – When the hard reset is finished, go back to the main menu in the recovery mode and select Reboot system now option.
The final word
The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) is a sheer delight for the users looking for an excellent set of cameras. The processor is capable enough to give a glitch-free performance and one can enjoy the uninterrupted gaming. Keeping the camera and battery backup aside, the storage capacity is also quite good, thanks to the humongous external storage support.
If you have any problems that aren’t mentioned here, or just need SAMSUNG help in general, please leave a comment below, and we’ll help you as best as we can.