How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) problems when this phone get problems. This is Android Oreo smartphone which use 5.6 inches LCD screen using Super AMOLED type, it will give more vivid color for pictures and videos display. The resolution is 720 x 1480 pixels with 18.5 : 9 aspect ratio. SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) use Exynos 7870 Octa processor for running octa core CPU. We can choose to have single or dual simcard network provider slot, but although we use dual simcard, SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) still have dedicated slot when we need to add additional storage. GALAXY A6 (2018) comes with several product model code depend on country release (SM-A600F / SM-A600FN / SM-A600A / SM-A600G / SM-A600GN). Find more information about how to solve SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) troubles at community.

What is Advantage of SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, Dual Simcard
LCD 5.6 inches 18.5 : 9 ratio
Internal memory 32 GB with 3 GB RAM
Internal memory 64 GB with 4 GB RAM
External memory microSD maximum 256 GB
Main Camera 16 MP (f/1.7), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 16 MP (f/1.9) with LED flash for video conference & selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.0
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh

How to Upgrade SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) Android Firmware Update ?

This phone is release at 2018 with Android Oreo 8.0 as factory default operating system. Now at year 2019, Samsung release new official firmware update for GALAXY A6 (2018) with Android 10 together with Samsung user interface One UI 2.0. This official firmware version is A600FNXXU5CTB9 which bring several security patch and bring some other new Samsung features. The firmware upgrade is rolling out using Over The Air (OTA) methods, therefore we need to check from menu Setting > Software update.

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Please note, maybe this firmware upgrade not always available for our GALAXY A6 (2018) version, therefore we can not find it from OTA. Please consult with Samsung authorized service center for further firmware upgrade help.

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone comes with Android Oreo as factory default operating system. At the market, we can choose SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) with 32 GB or 64 GB. The bigger one have bigger RAM as well. The internal memory is very important to keep all installed applications from Google Play Store like Whatsapp, Viber, Instagram, Skype, Facebook, Line Messenger, Snapchat, Telegram, WeChat, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). Because Android is open source community and the Google Play Store also make all developers easy to upload their apps, then sometime we can find bad apps inside Google Play Store, they may contain viruses or malware that can make some trouble such as stuck or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. Usually these kind of troubles happen at new or not famous applications. They also may not get Verified by Play Protect information when we download from Play Store.

What do we have to do? First we have to try do soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files or caches that can make some trouble at this phone. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) can boot again, then please directly download one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON, please choose only one antivirus we like. The antivirus will try to scan all installed applications and give recommendation setting to our phone. If the problems still happen, then next steps is doing hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset will remove or erase all important data, therefore we have to backup all data first before doing master format. Doing hard reset will remove all Google account from SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018). For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018)?

Shutdown or reboot is need to do when our SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) start to get some trouble or act not normal. Usually after we install some apps, sometime they may crash or corrupt. We need to remove temporary files and caches inside this phone. Please press and hold POWER button until SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) shutdown or turn off by itself. You may also try press and hold POWER + VOLUME DOWN button to shut it down. 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 A6 (2018) 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 A6 (2018)?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) 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 A6 (2018) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) battery already charge properly
  3. Go to menu:Setting >General tab> Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. ChooseErase Everything
  5. SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) charge properly or battery have more then 50% capacity
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018)
  3. Press and hold together :Power Button + Volume Upuntil Logo appear, then release all button
  4. Please wait until we see the menu at LCD screen, chooseWipe Data/Factory ResetwithVolume Buttonto select and usePower Buttonto ok or enter.
  5. The SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) will do the process of restoring to factory default.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

This is mid end smartphone from Samsung. They design is elegant and SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) also does not have hardware home button anymore. The main camera at back side of body use 16 megapixel resolutions and also use the same resolutions for front camera. But front camera also have LED light flash to make our pictures more brightness when taking selfie photography at low light situations. After use several months, our SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) will have many private pictures and important files. Of course we do not want unauthorized people can access our data when SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) away from us or stolen or lost. We need to activate security protections. SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) already have fingerprint which located bellow rear camera. We need to activate this sensor and register our fingerhand to unlock this phone. How about if we do not want to use fingerprint? Do not worry, because we can activate alternative protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will be happen when we forgot security answer or fingerprint can not unlock the screen protections, what should we do?

Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) use registered Google account. Please turn ON our phone, when it ask for security answer, please give several time wrong answer continuously until our SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) freezing or locked 30 seconds, at this time we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button, press this button to unlock using Gmail account that we have already sign-in before. If we can not access our Google account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key


This is the way to help for unlock or bypass forgotten security protection at SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018). 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 A6 (2018), 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.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018)?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) is *2767*3855#. But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018)?

There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018), 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 A6 (2018) 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 A6 (2018) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

This phone have 3000 mAh battery, and the battery type is not removable, therefore we can not replace SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) (SM-A600F / SM-A600FN / SM-A600A / SM-A600G / SM-A600GN) battery with bigger capacity when we need to use for more longer activity such as social media group chat or playing games several hours. Actually SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) battery is enough to run for one day for daily activity. If we need to make SAMSUNG GALAXY A6 (2018) battery work more longer, then please do some optimization. First, please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. We also need to disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth or NFC. We can easily activate one by one when we want to use it. Some applications may need to know our locations like main camera apps, please activate GPS battery saving mode.

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