Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S problems. This is Android smartphone from Samsung which already use Android Pie version 9.0 as factory default operating system. The LCD screen is full with small notch drop for front camera, the LCD size is 6.5 inches with HD resolutions. It is comes with 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
There are some model version base on country release with code SM-A207F / SM-A207FN / SM-A207GN / SM-A207YN / SM-A207G / SM-A207W / SM-A207U. There are two internal memory options with 32 GB with 3 GB RAM and 64 GB with 4 GB RAM. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S at www.hard-reset.org community.
What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S Specifications:
GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, Dual Simcard
LCD 6.5 inches
Internal memory 32 GB ROM with 3 GB RAM
Internal memory 64 GB ROM with 4 GB RAM
Main Camera Triple 13 MP f/1.8 + 8 MP f/2.2 + 5 MP f/2.2
Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP for video conference & selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
Operating system Android Pie version 9.0
Battery Li-Ion 4000 mAh
How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?
SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S is entry level smartphone with cheap price. If we want to have bigger RAM 4 GB and bigger capacity 64 GB, then please choose the more expensive 64 GB ROM option. However, there are some factory default applications like Google and Samsung apps that already installed when the first time activate this phone. We need to register Google account and also Samsung account for security reason. We can install more applications from Google Play Store like Kakaotalk, WeChat, Facebook, Whatsapps, Instagram, Telegram, Viber and some other more.
Please do not install new or not famous applications unless we know that apps are secure. Because some of them may contain viruses or malware, therefore we have to read as many user review as possible. If we install that bad apps, then our SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S become hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or LCD touch screen not responding. Usually that bad apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information. Many of them are usually new or not famous apps.
We have to try remove temporary files and caches by doing soft reset or reboot. When this phone can work again or can boot properly, then please try to download one good free Antivirus from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON. This antivirus will scan all installed apps and give recommendation setting for safety usage. If the problems still happen, then please do hard reset or master format like steps above. Hard reset will remove all important files, therefore we have to backup all data before performing hard reset. All account like Samsung account and Google account will also wipe or remove from SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S after finish hard reset. Please do not install any APK files from unknown resource, because it is very easy to make our phone get some troubles.
How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S ?
If some trouble happen like application crash, then our SAMSUNG GALAXY A20SSM-A207F / SM-A207FN / SM-A207GN / SM-A207YN / SM-A207G / SM-A207W / SM-A207U will work not normal like LCD touch screen not responsive with finger touch or hang. We have to remove temporary files and caches inside SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S to make it work normally again. Please press and hold POWER button until SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S shutdown or turn off by itself.
You may also try press and hold POWER + VOLUME DOWN button to shut it down or restart. After it is totally off, then we can press again POWER button to turn it ON. This process will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S still can work properly, but we want to clear temporary files and caches from some applications, then please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, continue choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.
How to backup data or Contact at SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S ?
We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S has already signed in with Google account, by default our contact will be synchronize in the background to Google server. Please make sure we check all contact at Google contact server using Internet browse to make sure backup is done.
#Option 1, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S with software menu:
- Turn on this phone
- Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S battery already charge properly
- Go to menu:Setting >General tab> Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
- ChooseErase Everything
- SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default
#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S with Hardware key button:
- Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S charge properly or battery have more then 50% capacity
- Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S
- Press and hold together :Power Button + Volume Upuntil Logo appear, then release all button
- Please wait until we see the menu at LCD screen, chooseWipe Data/Factory ResetwithVolume Buttonto select and usePower Buttonto ok or enter.
- The SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S will do the process of restoring to factory default without any password or passcode (hard reset).
How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?
Although SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S is cheap smartphone, but already have triple camera with 13 megapixel + 8 megapixel + 5 megapixel. This camera have 32 GB or 64 GB internal memory storage. It mean we will have many private photos videos and important files. We have to protect all important data from unauthorized people, especially when SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S SM-A207F / SM-A207FN / SM-A207GN / SM-A207YN / SM-A207G / SM-A207W / SM-A207U away from us or lost or stolen. As entry level smartphone, we still can get fingerprint sensor which located at back side of body. Please register our finger several time to make it recognize for unlock. If all set, this phone will ask for secondary protections for backup, please choose screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will be happen when we forgot security answer, what should we do?
Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S use registered Google account. But please note, we have to remember our Google account username and password, because new Samsung smartphone with latest Android version already implement FRP (Factory Reset Protection). FRP is important to secure our phone when it is stolen or lost. Android will ask for previous same Google account username and password after finish performing hard reset. Therefore we have to remember carefully our Google / Gmail username and password. We also recommended to activate or create SAMSUNG ACCOUNT at SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.
HARD RESET SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S WHEN FORGOT PASSWORD / PATTERN (SCREEN LOCKED):
When SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S turn ON but the screen locked then follow this steps:
- Mare sure the battery is not empty or more then 50%
- When Screen ON but locked, please press and hold POWER BUTTON + VOLUME DOWN button about 5 seconds until the screen off
- When the screen off, please directly continue press POWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP button about 4 seconds and release all button
- Then you will go to recovery button, choose Wipe data / Factory Reset, then all data will be wipe or the operating system will be reformat to factory default
- Please note, this process need us to use previous Google account for authentication after hard reset finish
What is BACKUP PASSWORD / BACKUP PIN at SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S ?
This is the way to help for unlock or bypass forgotten security protection at SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S. Although we are sure about our security protection, but sometime we may forget about the right answer. Please note, when we give security protection at our SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S, it also give step to put our own PIN / PASSWORD as BACKUP PASSWORD / PIN. This backup PIN use to bypass or unlock forgotten security code later. Use above steps to unlock forgot password or screen lock pattern security protection using Google account or Gmail username and password or Samsung Account.
Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S ?
We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S is *2767*3855#. But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.
How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S ?
There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S, one is internal memory and the other one is external memory. If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S as well. Please use menu setting to do hard reset or reformat using #option 1 above, but make sure to give checkbox mark at Erase Internal SD card / Internal storage. Then it will reformat the factory default operating system and remove or erase any data inside internal memory.
To reformat or wipe or erase all data at external memory, we can use menu Setting > Storage > Erase Internal Storage / SD Card. Please always make sure all data has already backup before reformat or wipe everything, because it is hard to recover formatted / wiped data at internal or external storage.
How to Make Battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?
SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S already use 4000 mAh battery capacity. We can use this phone full one day or two days without need to recharge. The battery model is not removable, therefore if some trouble happen with the battery or broken, please bring to Samsung authorized service center for replace with original battery. If we want to make SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S battery work more longer, please do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible or disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S does not have NFC.
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How To Bypass Google Verification On SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S
Some users have troubles after finish hard reset or master format to factory default, the SAMSUNG GALAXY A20S always ask for previous Google account. Google already implement FRP (factory data protection) to make our phone secure from unauthorized people. Please make sure we can sign-in with correct Gmail username and password. We can use Forgot Email / Forgot Password link from Google website to remind forgotten Google account at our phone.