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How to Reset Samsung Tablet

Samsung has produced a device that allows users to take their work or hobbies on the go without having to worry about the small screen of a phone or the bulk of a computer through their tablet. If your Samsung tablet needs to be reset though, what does that process entail?

To reset a Samsung tablet, locate the ‘Power’ button and hold it down before you see the option to ‘Power Off.’ Select this option and allow the device to completely shut down. Once it is totally without power, hold down the ‘Power’ button once more to turn on the device and it will have reset.

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A Samsung tablet is a great device for those who need a little more versatility when it comes to the products they use to tackle work, play, and anything in between. The convenience and capability that are paired with a Samsung tablet are some of the front-running reasons that people find themselves adding one to their device list. If your Samsung tablet is in need of resetting and you are looking for the right steps to take, continue reading below to find out.

How to Reset Samsung Tablet

There are a wide range of reasons that one might find the need to reset their Samsung tablet: the connection may be lagging for a long period of time, certain applications might not be functioning as they previously were, or you might even find that the tablet itself is not running as smoothly as a whole. If your Samsung tablet is in need of a reset, take a look below to see how this can be done.

To reset a Samsung tablet, locate the ‘Power’ button and hold it down before you see the option to ‘Power Off.’ Select this option and allow the device to completely shut down. Once it is totally without power, hold down the ‘Power’ button once more to turn on the device and it will have reset.

How to Reset Samsung Tablet Password

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During the initial setup process of a Samsung tablet, owners will be prompted to create a password to sign in to the device in order to keep content within protected and secure. Whether you are needing to reset the password to create a more secure login, are a new owner to a used device, or simply want a password change to keep security strengthened, a reset will be the quickest fix. To see how to reset a Samsung tablet password, read on.

To reset a Samsung tablet password, from the home screen of the device go to ‘Settings.’ From here you will click on ‘Screen Lock Type’ > ‘Password’ > then go through the prompts to change your password. Once decided on, verify the change and the password will reset.

How to Reset Samsung Tablet Without Pin/Password

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If you are trying to log in to your Samsung password and the pin or password is not working, or if you have a tablet that is frozen and will not respond to any on-screen actions, a reset is in order to help restore the device. You may be thinking that a reset is not possible without logging into the tablet, but there is a quick and effective method that will hopefully get your tablet back into working order.

To reset your Samsung tablet without a pin or password, find the ‘Power’ button on the tablet and hold it down. If you see the prompt to ‘Power Off’ select the option and allow it to shut down. If you do not see this prompt, hold the power button for 5 to 10 seconds until it has shut down.

How to Reset Samsung Tablet to Factory Settings

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A soft reset of a Samsung tablet is a great way to remedy any small issues that you might be experiencing with your device, but when it comes to needing a more involved solution, many find themselves looking towards a factory reset. A factory reset restores the device back to its factory settings, which erases all data and content that was ever stored on the tablet. To find out how to reset a Samsung tablet back to factory settings, continue reading below.

To reset a Samsung tablet to factory settings, simultaneously hold down the ‘Power’ and ‘Home’ buttons until you see the Samsung logo pop up. Once you see this, scroll down to ‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset’ and select the option by pressing the ‘Volume Down’ button, then press ‘Power.’

How to Reset Samsung Tablet to Factory Settings Without Password

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If you have read thus far, you know that there is no need for a pin or password to reset a Samsung tablet, but when it comes to a factory reset, many might believe that successfully logging into their tablet is the first step to completing such a reset. If you have a Samsung tablet and are looking to complete a factory reset but don’t have the password, is such a process possible?

To reset a Samsung tablet to factory settings without a password, hold down the ‘Power’ and ‘Home’ buttons until you see the Samsung logo. When you see this, scroll and select ‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset’ and select this option by pressing ‘Volume Down.’ When selected, press ‘Power.’

How to Reset Samsung Tablet Forgot Pattern

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There are a few different ways that owners can gain access to their Samsung tablet through a variety of different password types, with one of those being a pattern to unlock the screen. This pattern is configured by the user, but what if you forget the pattern you initially instituted? To see how to reset a Samsung tablet when you have forgotten the pattern, continue reading below.

To reset a Samsung tablet when you have forgotten the pattern, you will need to complete a factory reset. This will wipe the tablet clean of all data stored within it, but by doing so, the password is also forgotten, which means that once completed, can be reconfigured.

How to Reset Samsung Tablet Locked

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During the initial setup process for a Samsung tablet, you will be given the option to set a password for the device to ensure that all content within it is kept safe and private for the owner and anyone that owner chooses to share that login information. If you cannot remember this information and the tablet is locked, what is the best method to reset the tablet without the ability to utilize an internal method?

To reset a Samsung tablet that is locked, a soft reset is a great place to start. To complete a soft reset, hold down the ‘Power’ button on the device until you see the “Power Off’ option appear on the screen. If this cannot be seen, continue holding for 5-10 seconds to power off completely.

How to Reset Samsung Tablet Screen is Black

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You might be having issues with a few applications working, connecting your Samsung tablet to various Wifi networks, or you may be in the middle of a more concerning problem: a black screen. If you have a Samsung tablet and need to reset the device, but the screen is black, read on to see what can be done to resolve this issue.

To reset a Samsung tablet that only displays a black screen, a soft reset is a quick way to restore function. However, it is essential to ensure that the tablet is charged to a level that is operational and that it is being charged with a working charger as well as power outlet.

How to Reset Samsung Tablet Battery

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If you are noticing that the battery on your Samsung tablet is not displaying the proper charge or is waffling between being charged and displaying that it is almost dead, a reset of the battery display is possible and will quickly resolve this discrepancy. Take a look below to see how to complete this process.

To reset a Samsung tablet battery, hold down the ‘Power’ and ‘Volume Up’ button, click on the open box display that appears on the screen by pressing ‘Volume Down,’ select ‘Advanced,’ ‘Tweaks’ or ‘Wipe Mode,’ ‘Wipe Battery Stats’ and the reset will complete.

How to Reset Samsung Tablet Frozen

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Just as frustrating as a black screen or a battery that is indicating the wrong charge is the issue of having a Samsung battery that has frozen. When this happens, you will not be able to control your device by using the screen, rendering it useless until the problem has been resolved. If you have a Samsung tablet that is frozen and will not respond to any on-screen commands, read below to see what can be done to quickly remedy this issue.

To reset a Samsung tablet that is frozen, try completing a soft reset to help restore the function of the screen. Simply hold down the ‘Power’ button for 5 to 10 seconds or hold it until you see the ‘Power Off’ option. This will reset the device and will restore the function of the frozen screen.

How to Reset Samsung Tablet Google Account

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Samsung tablets are connected with Google so that users can have all of their most used accounts run right from their device. This offers incredible convenience and versatility, but if you find that you want to connect a different Google account or want to wipe the old one from your tablet so give it to another user, a reset is in order.

To reset a Samsung tablet Google account, you will need to remove the account from the device. To do this go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Accounts and Backup’ > ‘Accounts’ > select the Google account you wish to reset or remove, then click on the option to ‘Remove Account.’

How to Reset Samsung Tablet That Won’t Turn Off

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There are a variety of different issues that people encounter with their Samsung tablets from time to time, but one of the less common issues is a tablet that will not turn off. If you have tried a few different methods to power down your device, yet it will still not shut down, read below to see what can be done to get the tablet to turn off effectively.

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To reset a Samsung tablet that won’t turn off and you don’t want to lose any data from the device, remove the battery from the tablet. Once the battery has been removed, reinsert it and either manually power on your tablet or see if it will power on without aid.

How to Reset Samsung Tablet Unlock Pattern,

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As previously noted, there are a few different password method options that users can select during the initial setup of their Samsung tablet, with one of those being a pattern that unlocks the device. If you have a pattern already enabled but are looking to change that pattern to a new one, a quick reset of the pattern will have you on your way to a new login.

To reset a Samsung tablet unlock pattern, from the home screen go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Lock Screen’ > ‘Screen Lock’ > ‘Pattern’ > draw the new pattern you wish to institute > ‘Continue’ > draw the pattern once more > ‘Confirm’ > enter the PIN prompt’ > select ‘Done’ > ‘OK.’

With a Samsung tablet, users are able to access an on-screen keyboard that gives them the ability to take their device wherever they want without the need for a physical keyboard to tote along with the screen. If you notice that the keyboard on your tablet is not working as it should overall, is beginning to lag, or is sticking on certain keys, read on to see how this feature can be reset.

To reset a Samsung tablet keyboard, go to ‘General Management’ > ‘Samsung Keyboard Settings’ > ‘Reset to Default’ > ‘Reset Keyboard Settings’ > then follow the on-screen prompts to confirm your selection and allow the reset to take place.

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To reset a Samsung tablet to factory settings, simultaneously hold down the ‘Power’ and ‘Home’ buttons until you see the Samsung logo pop up. Once you see this, scroll down to ‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset’ and select the option by pressing the ‘Volume Down’ button, then press ‘Power.’

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