How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA with or without 5G. This phone comes with bigger screen size at 6.9 inches, but still easy to hold with one hand because it use 20:9 aspect ratio and use 4K resolution at 1440 x 3200 pixels. When the fist time release in the market, Android 10.0 already installed and ready to use together with One UI 2 Samsung user interface. Some users get troubles with this phone because software or hardware troubles. We will try to give several information about how to solve some troubles of SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) at community. This phone have product codes as SM-G988, SM-G988U, SM-G988U1, SM-G9880, SM-G988B, SM-G988N.

What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) Specifications:

  • GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, Dual Simcard
  • LCD 6.9 inches
  • Internal memory 128 GB or 256 GB with 12 GB RAM
  • Internal memory 512 GB with 16 GB RAM
  • Main Camera Quad 108 MP f/1.8 + 48 MP f/3.5 + 12 MP f/2.2 + 0.3 TOF 3D f/1.0
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 40 MP for video conference & selfie photography
  • Octa-core 2×2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2×2.50 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
  • Octa-core 1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585 for USA version
  • Operating system Android 10
  • Battery Li-Ion 5000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Ultra mean have bigger capacity and LCD screen. This phone have three options for internal memory start from 128 GB or 256 GB or 512 GB. We still can have external memory MicroSD if we need to give additional storage. We can install many applications from Google Play Store like Kakaotalk, Whatsapp, Facebook, Line Messenger, Instagram, WeChat and some other more.

We suggest to install only high rating apps, because some new or not famous apps may have viruses or malware that can make troubles at our SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) like become slowly or hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or LCD touch screen not responding. Therefore we have to read as many user review as possible before install that kind of apps. Usually these 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 S20 ULTRA (5G) 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 S20 ULTRA (5G) ?

This have big RAM 12 GB or 16 GB. We can run any apps without troubles. But sometime, installed apps can become crash or corrupt and make troubles at our SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) like LCD touch screen not responsive with finger touch or hang. We have to remove temporary files and caches inside SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) to make it work normally again. Please press and hold POWER button until SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) 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 S20 ULTRA (5G) 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 S20 ULTRA (5G) ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) 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 S20 ULTRA (5G) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) battery already charge properly
  3. Go to menu:Setting >General tab> Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. ChooseErase Everything
  5. SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) charge properly or battery have more then 50% capacity
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G)
  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 S20 ULTRA (5G) 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 S20 ULTRA (5G) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Samsung latest camera sensor already use at SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) with 108 megapixel resolution. This phone totally have four camera at back side body and single 40 megapixel camera at front body. With great camera capabilities, we will have many good pictures and videos taken with daily activity. Some photos and videos maybe private. We have to secure all data from unauthorized people especially when this phone away form us or lost or stolen.

We can choose fingerprint sensor. SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) use supersonic under display sensor. It is fast to recognize our fingerprint. However, if we do not like to use fingerprint, we can use face unlock id recognizing using 40 megapixel front camera. After activate first protections, we need to choose secondary protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will be happen when we forgot security answer or fingerprint can not work, what should we do?

Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) use registered Google account. But we have to do hard reset or reformat our phone using hardware button combination key like steps above. 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 S20 ULTRA (5G), because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


When SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) 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. For bypass FRP:Verify your account with previous Google Account.


This is the way to help for unlock or bypass forgotten security protection at SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G). 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 S20 ULTRA (5G), 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 S20 ULTRA (5G) ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) is *2767*3855#. But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) ?

There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G), 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 S20 ULTRA (5G) 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 S20 ULTRA (5G) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) use 5000 mAh battery. It can make this phone work full one day without need to recharge. Moreover because this phone use 7 nm processor technology with better power saving technology. Some heavy users maybe still need to have bigger battery, for playing games or watch movie several hours continuously. But SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 ULTRA (5G) battery is not removable, therefore we can not replace easily. We have to do some adjustment. Please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connections like GPS or NFC or Wifi or Bluetooth.

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