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How to Force Restart &Hard Reset a Stuck Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Jun. 24, 2015 02:50 pm / Updated by Andrew Coffe to Android
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Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are the remarkable smartphones Samsung has made ever before. There are a lot of breakthroughs to talk about, unavoidably, in the meanwhile, there are bound to be some mishaps along the way. Sometimes you find yourself in a situation where your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge stops responding to touches, the screen gets stuck when you rotate between portrait and landscape; or the device is hung completely or stuck in Download mode. Usually we can pull out of battery and reinsert it to fix the frozen issues, but with S6 and S6 Edge, you cannot do that because the battery is now non-removable. Read continue to know how to fix Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge frozen issues.

How to Force Restart an Unresponsive S6 or S6 Edge

Whenever your S6 becomes froze and will not respond to any touches, try a soft reset. It will force restart the device and no data will be erased by doing this.

What you need to do is just press and hold the Power and Volume Down buttons simultaneously or 7-10 seconds, until the device powers off. It will then restarts and the welcome screen appears as below:

force restart s6

Guide to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

If you still run into stuck and freeze constantly after a force restart, you may have to perform a hard reset.

Note: All of your data in the memory card will be removed and the device is reset to factory settings. If you want to retrieve your lost Photos, Messages, Contacts, App data and other documents after reset, you can use this Samsung Data Recovery software.

There are two methods to perform a hard reset.

1ST Method:
Go to Menu from home screen>Settings>Backup&reset>Reset device>Erase everything

2nd Method:

press home, power and volume up button

That’s all. You have reset your device successfully.

Here we give all the feasible solutions to fix various kinds of freeze and stuck problems Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge might have. Most cases you can get the device back to work by a force restart.

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