Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 problems. This is cheap smartphone with better specifications from Samsung. The operating system use Android Oreo version 8.1 and also Experience 9.5 from Samsung user interface. Samsung use their own 64 bit processor Exynos 7904 Octa which have dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Mali-G71 MP2 for playing some HD games at 6.3 inches LCD screen width display, although it is not use AMOLED screen to make the selling prices become more cheaper, but SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 already use Full HD+ resolutions at 1080 x 2340 pixels.

This phone have several model depend on country release with SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 (SM-M205F / SM-M205FN / SM-M205G) Find more review and information about how to troubleshot SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 with easy solutions at community.


What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, Dual Simcard
LCD 6.3 inches with 19.5:9 aspect ratio
Internal memory 64 GB with 4 GB RAM
Internal memory 32 GB with 3 GB RAM
Main Camera 13 MP f/1.9 + 5 MP f/2.2 autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP for video conference & selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver
GPU Mali-G71 MP2
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.1
Battery Li-Ion 5000 mAh



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How to Upgrade SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 Android Firmware Update ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 is mid end smartphone which is release at Q1 2019, at that time this phone use Android 8.0 operating system. Many users wait for latest firmware update until 2020, SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 get new Android 10.0 operating system with software version M205FDDU3CSL5 together with Samsung user interface One UI 2. The firmware upgrade of SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 comes with several security patch and bring some new Samsung features. The firmware upgrade is rolling out using Over The Air (OTA) methods, therefore we need to check from menu Setting > Software update.

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Please note, maybe this firmware upgrade not always available for our SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 version, therefore we can not find it from OTA. Please consult with Samsung authorized service center for further firmware upgrade help.

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How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

There are some improvement at SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 if comparing with other lower version M10, because Samsung understand some users need more big internal memory and RAM for make their smartphone work more smooth when install many applications. This phone already have two options for internal memory. The cheaper price of SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 (SM-M205F / SM-M205FN / SM-M205G) will have 32 GB internal memory with 3 GB RAM.


We will not get total free 32 GB storage when the first time open from the box, because some of them use for operating system and factory default applications. But do not worry, because we have more then half capacity to install our own apps from Goggle Play Store like Whatsapp, Facebook, Instagram, Line Messenger, Skype, WeChat, Telegram, Viber, and some other more. If we need more storage, we still expand SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 storage with external memory maximum 512 GB at its own slot.

However, please give your time several minutes to read more user reviews when we want to install new or not famous applications, because some apps inside Google Play Store may not work with good stand, some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make our SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 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.

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 or NORTON. 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 M20 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.


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How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SAMSUNG GALAXY M20  ?

Soft reset or reboot is always the first process to do when our SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 start work not normal or stuck or hang or LCD touch screen not responsive, because some installed apps can crash or corrupt after use several moment. We have to remove temporary files and caches inside SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 to make it work normally again. Please press and hold POWER button until SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 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 M20 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 M20  ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 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.



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#Option 1, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 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 M20 will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default


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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 charge properly or battery have more then 50% capacity
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY M20
  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 M20 will do the process of restoring to factory default without any password or passcode (hard reset).


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How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

We really like to know that SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 (SM-M205F / SM-M205FN / SM-M205G) already have dual camera although the prices is not so expensive. Dual camera at back side of body use 13 megapixel + 5 megapixel to make portrait photos able to take Bokeh or DOF effect. The front camera also good with 8 megapixel selfie photography at small notch on the top of screen.

After use several months, we will have many private pictures / videos. We have to understand that securing our data is very important, to make unauthorized people can not read or access our important data when SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 away from us or lost or stolen.

SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 already have fingerprint sensor which located at back side body. We need to register our fingerprint several time to make this sensor recognize to unlock.SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 (SM-M205F / SM-M205FN / SM-M205G) will also ask for secondary backup protection with screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will be happen when fingerprint sensor can not work or 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 M20 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 M20, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


When SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 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


Please note, some update version of Android will not run with Google account for unlock. Therefore we suggest to activate or sign in Samsung Account at this phone to restore forgotten protections when we can not remember the answer.



This is the way to help for unlock or bypass forgotten security protection at SAMSUNG GALAXY M20. 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 M20, 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 M20 ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 is *2767*3855#. But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.


How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 ?

There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY M20, 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 M20 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 M20 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 (SM-M205F / SM-M205FN / SM-M205G) already have big battery for more longer usage, it has 5000 mAh. Most users can work two days or more with standard activity. The battery have lifetime, after use about 2 years, it will slowly downgrade until broken or damage. We can not easily replace the battery because it is not removable type. We need to bring at authorized service center to replace with original SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 battery. We can not replace with bigger capacity as well.

Bigger battery still not unlimited, therefore some heavy users who use SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 for playing games or watch movie continuously still need to do some adjustment to make it work more longer. Please make LCD brightness as low as possible. Please also disable all not use connections to save battery usage like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. SAMSUNG GALAXY M20 does not have NFC, that is why we do not have options to enable/disable NFC.

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