Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Reset All Settings

Restoring your device to default settings helps when the device crashes and resets itself or when apps freeze/hang or reset the device.

Caution Performing these steps resets all system settings (e.g., ringtones, sound settings, display settings, etc.) back to their default values. Personal data such as downloaded apps and media (pictures, videos, music) aren't affected.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > General management General management icon > Reset.
  3. Tap Reset settings.
  4. Review the info then tap Reset Settings, to confirm.
    Note If applicable, enter the PIN, password or pattern.
  5. To confirm, review the info then tap Reset.