How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 problems. This is flagship smartphone from Samsung which continue the success of Note family at Samsung product. The screen size is 6.4 inches with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is use Super AMOLED screen type and have 1440 x 2960 pixels resolutions. First operating system when release in the market use Android Oreo 8.1.

There are two options base by processor type, one use Exynos 9810 Octa and the other type use Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 for specific country. This phone release with several model depend on country release such as SM-N960F, SM-N9600, SM-N960F, SM-N960U, SM-N960U1, SM-N960N, SM-N960W, SM-N960X. Find more review information and solutions for solving SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 trouble at

What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, Dual Simcard
LCD 6.4 inches 18.5 : 9 aspect ratio
Internal memory 128 GB with 6 GB RAM
Internal memory 512 GB with 8 GB RAM
External memory microSD maximum 512 GB shared with sim 2 slot
Main Camera Dual 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4 + 12 MP, f/2.4, LED flash
Main Camera Features dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
Front Camera 8 MP, f/1.7 for video conference & selfie photography
Processor Quad-core Octa-core 2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 1.8 GHz Cortex-A55 (Exynos)
Processor Octa-core 2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver (Qualcomm)
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.1
Battery Li-Ion 4000 mAh

Simple Solutions To Fix Camera Issues On SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone always give good features and performance because this is flagship Android smartphone which also good if compare with Samsung Galaxy S family. The very strong features which does not have at other smartphone this moment are big Internal memory, SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 have biggest internal memory at 512 GB with 8 GB RAM. If we want to buy more cheaper SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 price, then choose 128 GB with 6 GB RAm version. Moreover, if we still need to keep many pictures or videos which taken from beautiful dual camera, then we can extend with external MicroSD maximum 512 GB although it will use simcard slot 2 location.

Big internal memory will make us free to install many applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Whatsapp, Snapchat, Instagram, Skype, Viber, WeChat, Telegram, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). Please read as many user review as possible when we want to install new or not famous apps, because some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make some trouble at our SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 like stuck or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. Usually they 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 NOTE9 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 NOTE9. 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 NOTE9?

At normal situations, we do not need to shutdown or soft reset this phone for several weeks of usage, because the big internal memory and RAM will make all apps run without problems. But sometime the applications may crash that make this phone work not normal like 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 NOTE9 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 NOTE9 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 NOTE9?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 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 NOTE9 with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 battery already charge properly
  3. Go to menu:Setting >General tab> Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. ChooseErase Everything
  5. SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 charge properly or battery have more then 50% capacity
  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 NOTE9 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 NOTE9 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

This phone have big internal memory start from 128 GB or 512 GB. With good dual camera at back side 12 MP + 12 MP and front camera 8 MP, we will have many private pictures or videos inside this phone. We have to secure all important data from unauthorized people when SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 (SM-N960F / SM-N9600 / SM-N960F / SM-N960U / SM-N960U1 / SM-N960N / SM-N960W / SM-N960X) away from us or stolen or lost. We have to activate security protections.

There are many options to choose for SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 protections. Fingerprint are available at back side of body bellow rear camera, at the first time activate this phone, it will bring us to activate security protections and register our finger several time to make it recognize for unlock. Some users which always use gloves will have difficulty to unlock using fingerprint, then we suggest to use other options like Face Unlock or screen lock pattern or password pin protections. All options can be change from menu Setting > Security. The problems will be happen when we forgot security answer or fingerprint sensor or Face Unlock can not open SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 protection, what should we do?

Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 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 NOTE9, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


When SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 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 NOTE9. 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 NOTE9, 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 NOTE9?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 is *2767*3855#. But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9?

There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9, 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 NOTE9 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 NOTE9 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Big battery is always good to make smartphone work longer. SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 use 4000 mAh battery capacity, actually this capacity already big enough to make it work more then one day without need to recharge at same day. But there are many users use SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 very heavy for watch full movie or playing games several hours or have active social media group chat community, the SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 (SM-N960F / SM-N9600 / SM-N960F / SM-N960U / SM-N960U1 / SM-N960N / SM-N960W / SM-N960X) battery will not enough.

We have to know that SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 battery is not removable, therefore we can not replace with bigger battery. We have to do some adjustment to make SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 battery work more longer. First make LCD screen brightness as low as possible, this phone use Super AMOLED screen, it still looks good although the brightness is not to bright. Second procedure that we have to do are disable all not use connections like NFC or GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi, because they still use battery although at standby state. Some applications maybe need to know our location like default camera apps for foto tag, then please activate GPS battery saving mode at menu Setting.

Advantages SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 Review :

  • SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 Have big battery as 4000 mAh
  • SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 Have good active stylus S-Pen which is always available at Samsung Galaxy Note Family
  • SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 Have Big Internal memory and RAM start from 128 GB with 6 GB RAM and 512 GB with 8 GB RAM

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