How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) problems. This is Android smartphone which have dual simcard network provider and able to standby together. The screen size is 6.3 inches using Super AMOLED Full HD+ 1080×2220 pixel resolutions, with no notch at the top of the screen. It use Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 with Adreno 512 dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) to make it work with some 3D HD games. Same country have alternative name for this phone call by Samsung Galaxy A9s or Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro with several models SM-A920F, SM-A9200. Find more information about how to solve troubles of SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) at community.

What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, Dual Simcard
LCD 6.3 inches with 18.5:9 aspect ratio
Internal memory 128 GB with 6 GB / 8 GB RAM
Main Camera Triple 24 MP f1.7 + 8 MP f/2.4 + 10 MP f/2.4 + 5 MP f/2.2 autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 24 MP, f/2.0 for video conference & selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPU Adreno 512
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.0
Battery Li-Ion 3800 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) / A9 STAR PRO / A9S hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

As mid end smartphone, the specifications of SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) SM-A920F / SM-A9200 is really good enough for heavy user which need to install many good applications to support our work. This phone have 128 GB internal memory with two options of RAM 6 GB or 8 GB. We will have enough storage to install many applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, WeChat, Telegram, Whatsapp, Instagram, Viber, Line Messenger, Skype, and some other more. Having big storage capacity make us like to install more apps, but we have to read users review as many as possible because installing new or not famous apps, because some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles at our SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) such as hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or LCD touch screen not responding. They will not get Verified by Play Protect icon when we are in downloading progress.

When SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) get some troubles, 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. This antivirus will scan all installed apps and give recommendation setting for safety usage. If the problems still not fix, 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 A9 (2018) 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 A9 (2018) / A9 STAR PRO / A9S SM-A920FZBDXME ?

Some installed application will work without problems for several weeks. But some of them can become crash and make troubles like hang or LCD touch screen not responding with our fingertouch. We have to force shutdown or soft reset to remove temporary files and caches to make it work normally again. Please press and hold POWER button until SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (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 A9 (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 A9 (2018) / A9 STAR PRO / A9S SM-A920FZBDXME ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (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 A9 (2018) SM-A920FZBDXME with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (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 A9 (2018) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) SM-A920FZBDXME with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) charge properly or battery have more then 50% capacity
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (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 A9 (2018) 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 A9 (2018) SM-A920FZBDXME forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

This is the first smartphone which have 4 lens main camera at back side of body. The lens have their own functions like wide, normal, ultrawide, telephone, and DOF deep of field photo. It is very important to secure all data and confidential data insideSAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) SM-A920F / SM-A9200 from unauthorized people when this phone away from us or lost or stolen.

We can activate fingerprint which located at back side of body or use face unlock recognizing. We need to register our fingerprint or face photo several time to make sure it can be unlock the protections.SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) SM-A920F / SM-A9200 also will ask secondary protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections to unlock when fingeprint can not work. The problems will be happen when we forgot security answer or face unlock or fingerprint can not work, what should we do?

Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) 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 A9 (2018), because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


When SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) turn ON but the screen locked then follow this steps:

  1. Mare sure the battery is not empty or more then 50%
  2. When Screen ON but locked, please press and hold POWER BUTTON + VOLUME DOWN button about 5 seconds until the screen off
  3. When the screen off, please directly continue press POWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP button about 4 seconds and release all button
  4. 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
  5. Please note, this process need us to use previous Google account for authentication after hard reset finish


This is the way to help for unlock or bypass forgotten security protection at SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (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 A9 (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 A9 (2018) SM-A920FZBDXME?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) is *2767*3855#. But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) SM-A920FZBDXME?

There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (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 A9 (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 A9 (2018) SM-A920FZBDXME Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Battery is very important to make this phone work any time. SAMSUNG GALAXY A9 (2018) SM-A920F / SM-A9200 use 3800 mAh battery, which is good enough to make it run full one day. But some heavy users who need to take pictures a lot will get battery drain problems. We have to know when this phone taking pictures, the camera will use more battery because the LCD screen also will turn on continuously when record video or taking pictures for preview or review. We have to reduce LCD screen brightness as low as possible. We also have to make NFC or Wifi or Bluetooth or GPS not working or Turn OFF when we are not using any of them.

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