How to Easily Master format SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 10 or SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 10+ PLUS problems. This phone comes with several version depend on country release and some features. SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 models are contain of SM-N970F / SM-N970U / SM-N970U1 / SM-N9700 / SM-N970W / SM-N9700 / SM-N970N while SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10+ PLUS models are SM-N975F / SM-N975U / SM-N9750 / SM-N975U1 / SM-N975W / SM-N975N. This phone release at August 2019 use Android Pie as factory default operating system together with ONE UI Samsung user interface.

The main differences between SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 vs SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10+ (PLUS) are:

  • LCD screen size at SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 use 6.3 inches with Full HD+ resolutions at 1080 x 2280 pixels, while at SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10+ (PLUS) use 6.8 inches with 4K resolutions at 1440 x 3040 pixels.
  • Main real camera at SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 use triple camera at 12 mp + 12 mp + 16 mp, while SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10+ (PLUS) use triple camera plus 3D, it mean it have TOF 3D VGA camera to support camera result.
  • Battery at SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 use 3500 mAh while SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10+ (PLUS) use 4300 mAh.

How to Upgrade SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 10 Android Firmware Update ?

At year 2020, Samsung has been release firmware upgrade for some version of SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 10 with version G97xU1UEU3DTC9 and N97xU1UEU3CTC9. This update comes with several security patch and bring some new Samsung Galaxy S20 features with One UI 2.1 Samsung user interface. The firmware upgrade is rolling out using Over The Air (OTA) methods, therefore we need to check from menu Setting > About > Software update.

Please note, maybe this firmware upgrade not always available for our SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 10 version, therefore we can not find it from OTA. Please consult with Samsung authorized service center for further firmware upgrade help.

What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, Dual Simcard
Internal memory 256 GB with 8 GB RAM at NOTE 10
Internal memory 256 GB, 512 GB with 12 GB RAM at NOTE 10+ (PLUS)
Main Camera Triple 12 MP + 12 MP + 16 MP at SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 10
Main Camera Triple 12 MP + 12 MP + 16 MP with 3D TOF VGA at GALAXY NOTE 10+
Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 10 MP for video conference & selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 2×2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4×1.9 GHz Cortex-A55
Processor Octa-core 1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485
GPU PowerVR GE8320
Operating system Android Pie version 9.0
Battery Li-Ion 4000 mAh

Solutions To Fix Camera Issues On SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10 PLUS

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This is high end flagship smartphone to continue the 2019 Samsung Galaxy Note family which release every year. Please note that SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 10 (SM-N970F / SM-N970U / SM-N970U1 / SM-N9700 / SM-N970W / SM-N9700 / SM-N970N) without PLUS does not have external memory slot while SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 10+ (PLUS) (SM-N975F / SM-N975U / SM-N9750 / SM-N975U1 / SM-N975W / SM-N975N) have share external memory MicroSD maximum 1 TB. We do not have to worry about never use external memory, because the storage are very big start from 256 GB until 512 GB for PLUS version, of course we can install more applications from Google Play Store like Kakaotalk, WeChat, Whatsapp, Facebook, Telegram, Viber, Skype. Line Messenger and some other more.

Please be careful when we want to download new or not famous applications, because some of them may contain viruses that make our SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 10 / NOTE 10+ (PLUS) get some troubles like hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or LCD touch screen not responding. Usually that bad apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information.

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 happen, 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 NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) 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 NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) ?

As flagship smartphone, there are some version of SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) depend on the country. After use several month, we will have many installed applications which may crash or corrupt, it can make our LCD touch screen not responsive with finger touch or hang. We have to remove temporary files and caches inside SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) to make it work normally again. Please press and hold POWER button until SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) shutdown or turn off by itself.

You may also try press and hold POWER + VOLUME DOWN button to shut it down or restart. 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 NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) 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 NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) 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.

More Complete Solutions To Backup and Restore All Data / Photos On SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10

#Option 1, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) battery already charge properly
  3. Go to menu:Setting >General tab> Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. ChooseErase Everything
  5. SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) charge properly or battery have more then 50% capacity
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS)
  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 NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) will do the process of restoring to factory default without any password or passcode (hard reset).

Easy Solution To Fix Overheat Temperature On SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS)

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

The camera of SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) is very good because it have triple camera for take pictures at any situations. We also can record high quality video with Super Steady Video features at its camera. Please activate security protections to secure all important data inside SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS). Fingerprint or face id unlock detection can be chosen for first protections. We need to activate secondary protections like screen lock pattern or password 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 NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) use registered Google account. But please note, we have to always 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 NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS), because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


When SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) 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 NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS). 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 NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS), 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 NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) is *2767*3855#. But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) ?

There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS), 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 NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) 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 NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 10 use 3500 mAh and SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 10+ (PLUS) use 4500 mAh. All version use efficient processor whether Exynos 9825 or Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855, it use 7nm processor technology for make better battery usage. But some heavy users maybe can not last longer if they use this phone for playing games or watching movie several hours continuously. Please do some adjustment to make SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE10 / NOTE10+ (PLUS) battery work more longer, like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi or NFC.

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