How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks for fix problems at SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 or GALAXY A8 DUOS. This product also known as SM-A800F / SM-A800Y for specific are, all type have similar specifications. The SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) have 5.7 inches LCD screen with Super AMOLED LCD type for better view when playing movie or open photo or playing games. Everything can work because this phone use Qualcomm processor with Octa Core 64 double Quad Core, if this phone only use small applications, then it will use Quad Core 1.3 Ghz for battery saving, if we play high consume processor applications, then it will use Quad Core 1.8 Ghz clock speed.

What is Advantage of SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G LTE
LCD 5.7 inches with Corning Gorilla Glass
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
Memory Internal 32 GB storage
Main Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP for video conference
Operating System Android version 5.1 (Lollipop)
Battery Li-Ion 3050 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

We will get 32 GB internal memory for saved operating system and also factory default applications. But if we use single simcard SAMSUNG GALAXY A8, then we can have external microSD memory slot. If we use dual simcard, then we do not have additional external memory slot because the microSD slot will use GSM SIMCARD Slot 2. However, using 32 GB is more then enough for daily activity. We can install free applications like Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Line Messenger, WeChat, Blackberry Messenger, Skype, Viber and many more from Google Play Store, but we have to becareful because some applications may contain viruses or malwer that can make our SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) become hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or boot logo loop or LCD touch screen not responsive. We can try to install high rating antivirus applications from Google Play Store and scan all installed applications to remove not appropriate one. If our phone stop when running applications, then we have to force shutdown or force reboot or force soft reset to clean temporary files and caches. If this problems still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) will remove or wipe all important data, photos and everything. Therefore, we have to do backup all important data first before doing hard reset.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y ?

What should we do when our SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) get trouble hang or frozen in the middle of running applications? We have to force reboot or force shutdown or soft reset to clean temporary files and caches, soft reset or reboot also will restart all running applications from beginning. Unfortunately the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) is not removable, so we can not force soft reset or force shutdown by remove the battery. We have to press and hold POWER button until SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) turn off by itself. Wait until this phone totally off, then press POWER button again to turn ON this phone. This process will not remove any important data, so we can do this anytime we want. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) still can work normally, but we need to refresh all running applications, then we can reboot SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) by press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

#Option 1, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y with software menu:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y battery already charge properly
  3. Go to menu:Setting > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. ChooseErase Everything
  5. SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y charge properly
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y
  3. Press and hold together :Power Button + Volume Up + Home Button
  4. If the button at number 3 not work, we can try with press and hold togetherPower Button + Volume Up Button
  5. If we see the menu at LCD screen, chooseWipe Data/Factory ResetwithVolume Buttonto select and usePower Buttonto ok or enter.
  6. The SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y will doing the process of restoring to factory default.

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y (Reformat) ?

With 5.7 inches LCD screen at SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS), we can play games, watching movie, or do office work without problems, especially because we get Android Lollipop as factory default operating system. But several bad applications or wrong setting can make SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) operating system become damaged or corrupted. At this situations we will get some trouble or this phone can not boot properly. We need to repair SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) operating system by reinstall or reformat with factory default OS. Please remember, the clean factory default Android operating system file source already saved safely inside SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) ROM or internal memory, therefore we do not need to copy or connect with other device. Just follow easy steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default will be reinstall automatically.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

The main camera at SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) is 16 megapixel with aperture f/1.9 for better result when we take pictures at low light situations. More smaller number of aperture, then more bigger light camera can get get pictures. We will get so many good private images that important for us, therefore we have to give security screen lock protections. We can choose several options for kind of protections, but usually we use screen lock pattern because it is more easy to use and fast as well. But what should we do when we forgot screen lock protections answer? Do not worry, because we can bypass or unlock forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections at SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) using BACKUP PIN that we have type when the first time we activate the security protections. If we also forgot PIN BACKUP answer, then we can bypass or unlock using Google account. Please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until this phone locked or freezing 30 seconds, at this time we can type our Gmail username and password that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access our Gmail 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 A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y. Although we are sure about our security protection, but sometime we can forget about it. When we give the security protection at our SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y, it also give step to put our own PIN as BACKUP 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.

How to Improve Performance SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y to make run more faster?

The SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y have fast performance using 64 bit octa core processor and 2 GB RAM, this phone also already have dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) with Adreno 405 for playing 3D HD Games without problems, but why some users still get slowly problems with their SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y? Mostly this problems comes because applications trouble. We have to know, that some applications from Google Play Store will keep run in the background without any notice. If many of them work together at background or foreground, then our SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y resources will be insufficient and become slowly to run, because this phone will try to search which old apps that can be force close. Therefore we have to uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make our SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y run faster again like new, then we have to consider doing hard reset or master format.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y is*2767*3855#.But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y will doing hard reset and remove all data and installed applications.

2 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 (DUOS) SM-A800F / SM-A800Y with Safety Hard Reset?”

    • Hi, please try to connect using Wifi access point at the last location you has been connected, then try to restore again using Google account. If still can not connect, then the only solutions that you can do is doing hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above to reformat your Samsung Galaxy A8 operating system to factory default and do everything from beginning.


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