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Three Ways To Reset Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 Factory, Hard and Lock Screen

Factory resets are the best solution for many Android issues. If your Samsung Xcover 4 is far slower than it once was, you have a malware infection that won’t go away or plan to sell your phone, a factory reset is the most convenient solution. So, today, we will explore how we can perform a factory reset of Galaxy Xcover 4.

The Galaxy Xcover 4 bears a 5 inches bezel-less display having a waterdrop notch. It has an LCD display, which exhibits a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels with a pixel density of 294 PPI.

Coming to the optics front, a primary camera setup consisting of 13MP lenses. The camera setup can click crisp and clear images. The aforementioned waterdrop notch houses the front lens of 5MP.

The Galaxy Xcover 4 has a 64-bit Exynos 7 Quad 7570 SoC, where a quad-core processor with 1.4 GHz clock speed is placed. The combination delivers a powerful performance while running multiple tasks at the same time. These are further assisted by a 2GB RAM and an ARM Mali-T720 GPU.

Samsung phones are generally reliable. But as with any android phone, sometimes things go wrong. Before you spend big on a new Galaxy Xcover 4, though, try a factory reset. This process erases all the data present in the phone including all user settings, applications, storage memory and so on.

Reset Lock Screen Pin / Pattern / Password Samsung Xcover 4

If you’ve forgotten or lost your screen lock pin, pattern, password, and fingerprint, you can try hard resetting the Samsung Xcover 4. 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 to be signed into your Samsung and Google account on your phone, and must have either a Wi-Fi or mobile data connection.

Reset Lock Screen with Google Find My Device

  • Go to https://www.google.com/android/find and then sign in with your Google email and password.
  • Choose the Samsung Xcover 4 from the top left hand corner of the menu.
  • Choose the ‘Erase Dataʼ option from the action menu.
  • Select “Erase Device” to confirm.
  • Enter your Google Account password to reset the phone.

Unlock Screen use Samsung Find My Mobile

  • Open Find My Mobile and then sign in with your Samsung Account ID and password.
  • Choose the Galaxy Xcover 4 from the menu on the left.
  • Select the ˊErase Deviceˋ option from below the device information.
  • Choose the “Erase” button on the popup.
  • Enter your Samsung Account password to confirm and send the task to your phone.

Factory reset Samsung Xcover 4 from Settings

Android Nougat

  • Swipe up or down to view the “Apps”.
  • Touch “Settings”.
  • Scroll to and touch “General management”.
  • Touch ‘Resetʼ.
  • Touch “Factory data reset”.
  • Read the warning, then scroll to and touch ˊRESETˋ.
  • If you’re prompted for screen lock credentials, enter your PIN/password/pattern and touch ˊNEXTˋ.
  • Touch “DELETE ALL”.
  • The Samsung Xcover 4 will automatically reset and reboot.

Hard reset Samsung Xcover 4 from Recovery

  1. Shut down your Galaxy Xcover 4 completely by pressing the Power button.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Up and Home keys.
  3. Press and hold the Power key until the device vibrates, then release it. Keep pressing the Volume Up and Home keys the entire time.
  4. When you see the Android Recovery screen, release the Volume Up and Home keys.
  5. Use the Volume keys to scroll down to Wipe data/factory reset, then use the Power key to select it.
  6. Use the Volume keys to scroll down to Yes, then use the Power key to select it.
Performing a reset will permanently delete all user data on the smartphone. Be sure to back up your data before performing a Factory or Hard Reset. If you already reset your device, but don’t remember your Google username and/or password, the smartphone cannot be used.


The Samsung Xcover 4 comes with a huge battery backup that is its main attraction. Hence, it would be perfect for users who have a lot of traveling schedule. The device has a great set of cameras, battery capacity, and display.

Have you had any problems with Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 that aren’t mentioned here? If you leave your question in the comments below, we can help you as soon as possible!