Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G problems. It has 5G connection with dual simcard slot standby together. This phone powered by MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G processor that has 7 nm FinFET technology. For support playing games, it has dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Mali-G57 MC2 for graphic rendering. The first operating system is Android 11 with One UI Core 3.1.

The screen size is 6.6 inches Full HD+ at 1080 x 2408 pixels. This phone has triple rear camera and single front camera 8 megapixel that located at top screen with notch drop shape. We will give more solutions, review and information about how to solve troubles of SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G software or hardware at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G Specifications and Features:

  • GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE + 5G, Dual Simcard
  • LCD 6.6 inches
  • Internal memory 128 GB
  • RAM 6 GB or 8 GB
  • Main Camera Triple 64 MP f/1.8 + 5 MP f/2.2 + 2 MP f/2.4
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 8 MP for video conference & selfie photography
  • Processor Octa-core 2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
  • GPU Mali-G57 MC2
  • Operating system Android 11
  • Battery Li-Ion 5000 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

When we want to install any applications, we have to make sure that our free storage still available. This phone work with 128 GB internal storage. We can use MicroSDXC for extend our storage because it has dedicated external memory slot. Please do not install new or not famous applications before read many user reviews. Why?

Because some apps may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles if installed on our SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G such as become slowly or stuck or bricks or hang or LCD touch screen not responding or frozen. Google will not give Verified by Play Protect information when the applications are not safe.

When we get this problems, we need to remove any temporary files and caches from SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G by performing reboot or restart. We need to install good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST to scan all applications and bad settings inside this phone.

If the problems still happen, then we have to force hard reset or master format to factory default reset with one of the options above. Please note, doing hard reset will remove all important data and installed applications. We need to backup all important data before performing hard reset. For safety reasons, we suggest to stay away from unknown APK, because some of them are not dangerous.

 

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G ?

It has 6 GB or 8 GB RAM for multitasking. After installed many applications, some of them may crash or corrupt that can make SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G frozen or hang or LCD touch screen not responsive. We have to force soft reset or reboot or restart to clean temporary files.

 

Please press and hold POWER BUTTON + VOLUME DOWN BUTTON to shutdown or restart. We can turn it on again by pressing POWER BUTTON. Do not worry with our data and applications, because soft reset process will not remove any important files. We can do this process anytime we want, especially when some strange situations happen on SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G.

We also can do soft reset procedure when our phone still at ON positions, by press and hold POWER BUTTON for several seconds, then the pop-up menu will appear for Shutdown / Reboot / Power off.

 

Solutions and Tricks For Reset Forgot Samsung Account

 

How to backup data or Contact at SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G  ?

This phone has external memory MicroSD slot. We can copy all important data from internal memory to MicroSD using Android file manager applications. Do not forget to backup photos and videos from internal memory for backup.

We can use USB data cable for connect SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G with computer PC. After our computer can recognize our phone, then use computer File Manager for browse important files inside internal memory and copy to our computer.

If our SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G 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 F42 5G with software menu:

 

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G battery already charge properly
  3. Go to menu: Setting > General tab > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. Choose Erase Everything
  5. SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

 

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G charge properly or battery have more then 50% capacity
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G
  3. Press and hold together : Power Button + Volume Up until Logo appear, then release all button
  4. Please wait until we see the menu at LCD screen, choose Wipe Data/Factory Reset with Volume Button to select and use Power Button to ok or enter.
  5. The SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G 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 F42 5G forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

If we never use any security protection, then our data will easily access by unauthorized people when SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G stolen or lost or away from us. At this time, our private photos that taken from triple cameras 64 megapixel for wide + 5 megapixel for 115 degree ultrawide + 2 megapixel for DoF or Bokeh blur effect will also show for anyone. Therefore we have to secure all data.

We can use fingerprint or facial recognizing for facial recognizing. We have to activate secondary protection like pin or password or screen lock pattern for backup when SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G reboot or restart, because at this time we can not unlock using fingerprint or face detection. However, the problems will be happen when we forgot all security protection answer, including fingerprint or face detection, what should we do?

If we forgot the security protection, then we have to force hard reset or reformat to factory default by using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. This phone has FRP (factory reset protection) for secure our phone when stolen or lost. After reformat procedure finish, then we have to bypass the FRP by verified using previous Google account / Gmail account username and password.

We also recommended to activate or create SAMSUNG ACCOUNT at SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.

HARD RESET SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G WHEN FORGOT PASSWORD / PATTERN (SCREEN LOCKED):

When SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G 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. For bypass FRP: Verify your account with previous Google Account.

 

What is BACKUP PASSWORD / BACKUP PIN at SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G  ?

This is the way to help for unlock or bypass forgotten security protection at SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G. 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 F42 5G, 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 F42 5G ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G is *2767*3855# (some Samsung hardware or firmware update will not work with this code). But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G ?

If we want to erase all data, files and installed applications from SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G, we have to do hard reset or reformat using menu like #option 1 above. We need to choose the checkbox mark for erase or remove data at internal / external memory. All data will be clean up from our SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G including Google account and Samsung account.

 

How to Make Battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY F42 5G use big battery at 5000 mAh. This phone has fast charging 15W technology. It can work for doing any activity full one day. However, some users need to use more more longer with the battery. Please do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. We also have to disable all not use connection like Bluetooth or GPS or Wifi.