How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) problems. The 5.5. inches LCD screen smartphone with Super AMOLED screen for anyone who still like to use 16:9 aspect ratio screen width. This phone use Android Oreo operating system version 8.0. There are some Samsung manufacture product use at this smartphone, beside Super AMOLED screen type, SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) also use Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 to power this phone using Octa core processor, it will make this phone work smooth without problems to work for some apps. This phone have several model base on country release as SM-J737F, SM-J737V, SM-J737T, SM-J737A, SM-J737P, SM-J737T1, SM-J737U.

The main differences between SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) vs SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2017) previous version are at Android operating system and front camera at new SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) does not have LED flash. The battery also have smaller size if compare with 2017 version.

What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, Dual Simcard
LCD 5.5 inches with 16:9 aspect ratio
Internal memory 16 GB with 2 GB RAM
External memory microSD maximum 256 GB
Main Camera 13 MP, AF, f/1.7, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 13 MP, f/1.9 for video conference & selfie photography
Processor Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830 MP1
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.0
Battery Li-Ion 3300 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Samsung try to give little upgrade for popular Samsung Galaxy J7 family, by release 2018 version, known as SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018). Still have same screen width and HD resolution and several features. The internal memory of this phone also 16 GB which is not too big if compare with some other mid end smartphone. some capacity of internal memory has been use for operating system and some other factory default Samsung applications, therefore we will not get full capacity. However, because this phone already use Android Oreo, then we can extend with external memory maximum 256 GB if phone internal memory already insufficient to install new apps.

Click here to know How to use External Memory act like Internal memory to Install applications without root.

Most users need to install additional applications to support their lifestyle from Google Play Store like Whatsaapp, Instagram, Facebook, WeChat, Snapchat, Skype, Viber, Telegram, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). But we also have to know that some applications at Google Play Store may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles at SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) troubles 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, especially when we want to install new or not famous apps. That is why we always suggest to read some users review when we want to install that kind of apps. Usually that kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information.

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 J7 (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 J7 (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 J7 (2018)?

The important aspect when running smartphone is work without problems for any apps, but some installed apps may crash or corrupt which can make our SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) become trouble or not normal or hang or LCD touch screen not responsive. We can try to remove temporary files and caches inside this phone. Please press and hold POWER button until SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (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 J7 (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 J7 (2018)?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (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 J7 (2018) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (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 J7 (2018) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) charge properly or battery have more then 50% capacity
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018)
  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 J7 (2018) will do the process of restoring to factory default.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

After use several moment, this phone will have many important data and private pictures / videos from either rear or back side camera of SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) SM-J737F / SM-J737V / SM-J737T / SM-J737A / SM-J737P / SM-J737T1 / SM-J737U. Family photos and personal photos will not necessary if access by unauthorized people when SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) away from us or stolen or lost. We have to secure all important data by activating some options like face unlock or screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will be happen when we forgot security 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 J7 (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 J7 (2018), because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


When SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (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 J7 (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 J7 (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 J7 (2018)?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) is *2767*3855#. But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018)?

There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (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 J7 (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 J7 (2018) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

This phone use 3300 mAh battery capacity to make it can work full one day without need to recharge. However, this capacity still not enough for some heavy users like game players or watch movie several hours continuously. We need to do some adjustment to make SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 (2018) battery can work more longer. We have to know that LCD is the most battery drain at this smartphone, therefore if we want to use it for long time, then we have make LCD screen brightness as low as possible to safe battery life. We also have to disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi when we do not use that connections. Some applications may need to know our locations like main camera, then please use GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Location.

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