How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks for fix problems at SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F. We can choose to buy single sim card or dual simcard for this 4.7 inches LCD screen Android Lollipop. For broadband internet speed, this SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F already have 4G LTE data connection, but if your country or provider does not support 4G, then we still can use 3G HSPDA or 2G for make battery life more longer.

What is Advantage of SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G LTE
LCD 4.7 inches with Super AMOLED
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz
Memory Internal 8 GB storage
Main Camera 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 2 MP for video conference
Operating System Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Battery Li-Ion 2000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

With Android Lollipop operating system using 8 GB internal memory, we can find several Samsung native factory default applications. But we still can give more interesting applications free or piad from Google Play Store like Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, WeChat, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM), Skype, Viber and many more. But almost everyday, there are so many new applications, please becareful while download not famous or new applications, because some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make our SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F become stuck or bricks or frozen or hang or boot logo loop or LCD touch screen not responding with our finger touch. If we get this problems, we have to force shutdown or force reboot or soft reset to clean temporary files or caches. After our SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F can boot normally, we can try to install one good antivirus applications and scan all content inside our phone. If this problems still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset can remove or wipe all important data at our SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F, therefore we have to do backup all important things before doing master format. Hard reset will also remove all Google account or Gmail account at SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F ?

After installing several applications, maybe some apps can become crash or make trouble to the system that can make our SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F hang or freezing or LCD touch screen not responsive in the middle of running applications. We have to force soft reset or force shutdown or reboot to restart all running applications to run from beginning again. Please open the back cover case, and remove the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F from its positions, wait about 5 seconds than put again that battery at right positions, then press POWER button again to turn it on. We can do this process anytime we want, because it is safe, and will not remove any important things. If we need to clean temporary files while SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F still work normally, then press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Reboot / Power off menu.

#Option 1, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F with software menu:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F battery already charge properly
  3. Go to menu:Setting > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. ChooseErase Everything
  5. SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F charge properly
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F
  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 J2 SM-J200F will doing the process of restoring to factory default.

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F (Reformat) ?

When the first time we activate this phone, the installed operating system of Android Lollipop already installed and ready to use directly. We can install many interesting applications from Google Play Store or offline APK files. But we have to know that sometime installed applications can become crash and make the operating system become damaged or corrupted, it will make SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F act strange or not normally work. We need to reformat or reinstall with factory default operating system. First we have to know, that clean factory default Android operating system file source already saved safely inside SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F ROM or internal memory, therefore we do not need to copy or connect with other device. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Why we need to give security protections at our SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F? Because we never know when our phone away from us or stolen or lost. After use this phone several months, we will have several important and private pictures or video recording. If our phone have security protections, then any unauthorized people can not see that content easily inside SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F. There are several factory default features to give security protections, but usually we recommended to use screen lock pattern, some other users also like to use password pin protections. The problem might be happen when our SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F locked but we forgot the 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 J2 SM-J200F 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 J2 SM-J200F, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


When SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F 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 J2 SM-J200F. 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 J2 SM-J200F, 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 J2 SM-J200F to make run more faster?

SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F run with Samsung our processor using Exynos 3475 which have 1.3 Ghz Quad Core clock speed. We can run office work or games or entertainment without problems at this processor. If some users have slowly problems at their Exynos 3475, mostly this comes from applications trouble. We have to know that some applications that we installed from Google Play Store will keep run in the background to wait data update, like chatting, or social media, or games. All applications will consume small RAM and processor resources when they run, therefore if many of them run together, then our SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F RAM and process resources will be insufficient, please uninstall some not use applications to give more free RAM. If we want to make our SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F performance run faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F is*2767*3855#.But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

31 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY J2 SM-J200F with Safety Hard Reset?”

    • Hi, please try to restore forgotten security screen lock at your Samsung Galaxy J2 using Google account. Try to to give several time wrong answer continuously until your phone freeze or locked 30 seconds, at this time you can find Forgot Password button, press that button then you will find field to type your Gmail username and password that you have already signed-in before. If still can not unlock then please do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above.

  1. Thanks bro. This solves my problem. I was getting No Service on my jio sim after few days usage. Just followed steps did Wipe cache partition. This solves another problem of hanging of my pattern lock screen.

  2. i have problem regarding restoring set email account on samsung galaxy j2. I have reboot my device and try to re-set up my device,but while power up the phone it asked the previous email to sigin in the device. But i can’t remember my google password. So, please help me to setup my device by using temporary or trick to bypass this email.. Hopefully waiting for this answer.Thankyou

    • Hi, basically if your have done hard reset with full master format, then the operating system will be restored to factory default. It is mean then your Samsung Galaxy J2 will act like new open from the box. We have to sign-in with previous Google account and Samsung account if you ever had that Samsung account. Please try to hard reset one more time using hardware button combination key.

  3. Hello can you just help me ? My Samsung j2 has been factor data reset now every time google playstore always pop up and said unfortunately google playstore didnt respond I can’t access it . what should I do ?

    • Hi, usually after finish hard reset to factory default, your Samsung Galaxy J2 will work like new again. Please try to do hard reset one more time either using menu Setting or hardware button combination key then try to login with different Google account for some period to make sure that problems are not happen because automatic backup restore from Google cloud.

    • Hi, we are not sure this the require Google account before or after reformat? If before reformat, then you have to try hard reset again using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 above, it will reformat without ask any security answer. However, if your phone require Google account after finish hard reset / reformat then you have to give previous Google account or if you forgot the account, you may create / sign-up with new Google account. Why you need Google account? Because with one Google account, you can access any Google service from your Samsung Galaxy J2 including download applications from Google Play Store any some other interesting services.

  4. Dear sir,

    My phone has been played slowly and fastly remove chaeging batry So I Think you can do my help

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    • Hi, first you have to try change the different power charger with minimum 1 Amp power output. IF still can not fix, then maybe the battery have troubles. Please consult with Samsung authorized service center for further check.

  5. I have problem in my J2 i’ve forgoten my pin and i already restore it and now again i fogot my old gmail account what sould i do???

    • Hi, unfortunately you have to make sure that you can restore old Gmail account, because after finish hard reset, your Samsung Galaxy J2 will keep ask for previous Google account. If you can not connect to Google account, then please ask help to Samsung authorized service center.

  6. Dear sir ,
    Samsung j2 hard reset kiya but some problem is. Email verification
    Actually mai old email aur password dono bhul gaya plz mujhe suggestions de …

    • Hi, sorry reply in English. This phone already use Android version 5.1 above, therefore it is use FRP for security protections. We have to make sure that Samsung Galaxy J2 is belong to us by type our previous username and password that we have already signed-in before. We suggest to recover your Gmail username and password from Google website using other computer browser.

  7. Hi pls help. What should I do? I have tries to do hard reset to factory data and wipe the partition cache, but when i type the new google account, it’s not working. It says that i cannot signed in to the device due to change password and try again after 24 hours. I did it again but it is still the same. I forgot my previous google account and password and my samsung account.

    • Hi, Samsung Galaxy J2 at the first time release in the market use Android Lollipop 5.1.1. Start at this version, Google implement FRP Factory Reset Protections to make someone who use this phone can not restore / reformat easily if we can not login with previous known Google Account. Therefore you have to remember your previous Google account username and password. If you can not login, please try to restore your Google account at

  8. Hi, I forgot my password and did a hard reset on my Galaxy J2. However when i rebooted the phone it is stuck on the Welcome screen where it gives options to choose language. And when i tap next it is stuck at the WiFi. I tried going next but the next option on the screen seems to be unresponsive.

    How can i resolve this? I tried hard resetting it twice but the problem is still here.

    Any ideas and help?

    • Hi, usually after finish performing hard reset, your Samsung Galaxy J2 operating system will be reformat to factory default. Then your phone will be restore back like new. But if some other hardware troubles happen, then maybe the problems like stuck at LCD menu will screen happen. Please bring your phone to Samsung authorized service center for further check.

  9. I have a samsung galaxy j2 phone and it freezes everytime I try to power it on and intried to hit the power and volume bottom but then the screen goes all crazy can u help me pleas

    • Hi, it seems that your phone operating system has been damaged. Please try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key. Make sure you start from OFF positions and all of your hardware buttons are work properly.

    • Hi, after finish doing hard reset, you need to verified that this Samsung Galaxy J2 is really belong to you. Therefore you have to login with previous Google account. This is because Samsung Galaxy J2 already implement FRP (factory reset protection).

  10. M using samsung j2 model. Today all of sudden my phone hanged and so i removed the battery. But now my phone is not restarting. Though My phone is off but phone’s battery is fully charged as i hv seen power bank is showing full charge indicator. In off state phone is not showing battery chargeing percentage. I have tried to press together and hold power button+vol.upkey+home key. But hard reset screen is not displayed. Plz plz somebody help me. Its lockdown period and all imp contacts are there in my ph. Othet apps are secondary for me right now. Phone in on mode is more than enough..plz anybody can help?

    • Hi, if you are sure that the battery work properly but your Samsung Galaxy J2 still can not turn on, then maybe the hardware get troubles. If you have done performing hard reset with hardware button combination key, but still can not work then nothing we can do unless we bring to Samsung authorized service center for further hardware check.

  11. Hi i did format as explained here. After formatting, Installing apps started and is now more than 10 minutes but the process has not finished yet. In all the videos that i saw related to this installing apps just took few minutes and then selecting language and sim card option is shown . But for me it is still in the installing apps stage

    • Hi, usually reformat process will take no more then 10 minutes. If your Samsung Galaxy J2 can not start more then 10 minutes then perhaps some other troubles happen, you have to try again doing hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. If still can not work, then you have to bring your phone to Samsung authorized service center.

    • Hi, when you have performing hard reset using menu setting like steps at #option 1 or using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above, then your operating system will restore to factory default and work like new. However, some troubles happen because they login with same old username and password at Google account, because they may auto restore cloud backup from Google cloud server. Therefore we suggest to do hard reset one more time and after your phone finish reformat, then please try to use different or new Google account just to make sure your phone still work properly or not. With this process we will know whether this Samsung Galaxy J2 get hardware troubles or not.

  12. Can you help me to hard reset my Samsung j2 duos model j200GU/DS
    Fcc ID: A3LSMJ200F
    I forgot my pattern lock and my pin lock.
    Now i cant even enter my phone.
    Hoping you can help ke out. Thankyou


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