How To Reset Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Hard, Factory and Remotely Reset

You can regularly restore your Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus to factory settings for troubleshooting some crashed and issues, or to wipe out your personal data from phone, or to boost the performance. Here’s how to factory reset your Samsung S10 Plus.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is equipped with an Exynos 9 9820 chipset and an Octa-Core processor that comes with a clock speed of 2.7 GHz. There is a 8GB RAM that ensures smooth gaming, multitasking, and other high-end usages. For taking care of the graphical requirements, the device has an ARM Mali-G76MP12 GPU.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus comes with a bezel-less display having a waterdrop notch on top. The device has 6.4inch Dynamic Amoled display bearing a screen resolution of 1440 x 3040 pixels along with a pixel density of 526 PPI.

The only reason you would want to reset yourt Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is if your phone is experiencing malfunctions like freezing, not responding properly, insufficient storage available, or forgot lock screen buttons. Doing a reset on your phone will return it to the original factory state as when you first got your phone. Here are the steps to reset your phone manually or perform a reset using the buttons on the phone itself.

This will reset the smartphone to the factory default state and it will clear out the memory buffers and reset the phone and application data. Ensure any personal data is backed up.

Hard reset Samsung S10 Plus via Recovery

  1. Ensure that the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is powered off.
  2. If the phone cannot be turned off, let the battery drain until the phone turns off, then charge the phone for 30 minutes and unplug any USB or power cables from the phone.
  3. Hold down the Power key for a few seconds and tap restart two times.
  4. Wait until the SAMSUNG Galaxy logo shows up push Volume Up, Bixby and Power button for a couple of seconds.
  5. Let go of all keys when Recovery Mode shows up.
  6. Choose wipe data/factory reset. Use Volume buttons to scroll down and the Power key to confirm.
  7. Select Yes from the menu. Press the Power key.
  8. If Recovery Mode appears, choose reboot system now by using the Power button.

Bypass Lock Screen Pin / Pattern / Password Samsung S10 Plus

If you forgot your Galaxy S10 Plus lock screen pattern, password, fingerprint and pin, but you have setting up Samsung account or Google account before, you can easily to bypass lock screen remotely by Find My Mobile / Device service on computer.

With both of the following options however, the device needs to be turned on, and it needs some kind of network connection; whether it’s connected to a Wi-Fi network or mobile data.

Reset Lock Screen via Google Find My Device

  • Visit and then log in with your Google Account and password.
  • Choose the Galaxy S10 Plus 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.

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 S10 Plus 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 S10 Plus via Settings

Android Pie

  • Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
  • Tap the ‘Settingsʼ icon.
  • Touch ‘General managementʼ.
  • Tap ˊResetˋ.
  • Touch “Factory data reset”.
  • Tap ‘RESETʼ.
  • Touch ‘DELETE ALLʼ. Wait a moment while the factory default settings are restored.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to set up your Galaxy S10 Plus and prepare it for use.

Android 10

  • Head into your ˊSettingsˋ and scroll down the page to ˊGeneral managementˋ.
  • Tap on ‘Resetʼ.
  • Press ˊFactory data resetˋ.
  • Scroll down the page and select “Reset”.
  • This is the final step, so be sure that you want to go through with it. If you are, then tap ˊDELETE ALLˋ.
  • After the reset, the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus will reboot to the initial setup screen.


The Samsung S10 Plus is undoubtedly a flagship device with a premium look. It looks stunning with almost non-existent bezels on both the sides. The storage is ample and the battery is decent and efficiently powers this device throughout the day, but we feel it could have been a tad larger.

These are several of the most common Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus problems and troubleshooting tips we have come across. Have you encountered any other problems with this phone? Save even more money by getting free advice. See you in the next article about how to change storage settings on Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus.