How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) problems. This phone release with Android 13 operating system with bigger Dynamic AMOLED 2x screen at 6.6 inches size, 120Hz refresh rate and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 that has stronger performance. The body has IP68 rating for water proof function.

There are single or dual simcard slot version that work with eSIM feature as well. It is powered by 64 bit processor Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and has dedicated GPU Adreno 740 for fast graphic rendering. We will give more solutions and information about how to solve troubles of SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ PLUS at community.

What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) Specifications and Features:

  • GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE + 5G, Dual Simcard
  • LCD Dynamic AMOLED 6.6 inches + 120Hz
  • Internal memory 256 GB or 512 GB
  • RAM 8 GB
  • Main Camera Triple 50 MP f/1.8 + 10 MP f/2.4 + 12 MP f/2.2
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 12 MP for video conference & selfie photography
  • Processor Octa-core 1×3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A510
  • GPU Adreno 740
  • Operating system Android 13
  • Battery Li-Ion 4700 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

As flagship smartphone, this phone can work with fast 5G connection for broadband Internet access. It use high end processor Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 that has 3.36 Ghz Corex X3 CPU. Of course we can use this phone for running anything from Google Play Store. However, we need to be careful before download new or not famous apps. Why?

Because some of them may contain viruses or threat or malware that can make troubles if installed on our SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) such as become slowly or stuck or bricks or hang or LCD touch screen not responding or frozen. They also can stolen our data. Google will not give Verified by Play Protect information when the applications are not safe.

When we get this problems, we need to remove any temporary files and caches from SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) by performing reboot or restart. We need to install good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST to scan all applications and bad settings inside this phone.

If the problems still happen, then we have to force hard reset or master format to factory default reset with one of the options above. Please note, doing hard reset will remove all important data and installed applications. We need to backup all important data before performing hard reset. For safety reasons, we suggest to stay away from unknown APK, because some of them are not dangerous.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) has 8 GB RAM for multitasking. After installed many applications, some of them may crash or corrupt that can make SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) frozen or hang or LCD touch screen not responsive. We have to force soft reset or reboot or restart to clean temporary files.

Please press and hold POWER BUTTON + VOLUME DOWN BUTTON to shutdown or restart. We can turn it on again by pressing POWER BUTTON. Do not worry with our data and applications, because soft reset process will not remove any important files. We can do this process anytime we want, especially when some strange situations happen on SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS).

We also can do soft reset procedure when our phone still at ON positions, by press and hold POWER BUTTON for several seconds, then the pop-up menu will appear for Shutdown / Reboot / Power off.

Solutions and Tricks For Reset Forgot Samsung Account

How to backup data or Contact at SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) can be connected to USB flash drive for backup destination, because it has USB On the Go (OTG) features. We can use file manager to copy files from internal storage to USB flash drive. Please note, sometime it can not work properly with bigger external drive HDD because the phone power is not enough to power up the external hard drive.

We can use USB data cable for connect SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) with computer PC. After our computer can recognize our phone, then use computer File Manager for browse important files inside internal memory and copy to our computer.

If our SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (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 & Restore Data / Photos / Contact on SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS)

We always suggest to have backup for all important data inside SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS). Follow this page to make sure all data are backup properly.

#Option 1, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (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 S23+ (PLUS) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS)

#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) charge properly or battery have more than 50% capacity
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (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 S23+ (PLUS) 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 S23+ (PLUS) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

After use this phone for several month, our phone will have many data and photos / videos that shoot from triple cameras 50 megapixel for wide + 10 megapixel for 3x optical zoom + 12 megapixel for 120 degree ultrawide. We need to protect all confidential data from unauthorized people when SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) away from us or stolen or lost.

Please use fingerprint that located under display, but it is work fast and accurate because use ultrasonic sensor. We also can use front camera 12 megapixel for facial recognizing. Please choose secondary protection for backup like screen lock pattern or pin or password. Because after SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) restart or reboot, the fingerprint or face unlock will not work. However, the problems will be happen when we forgot all security protection answer, including fingerprint or face detection, what should we do?

If we forgot the security protection, then we have to force hard reset or reformat to factory default by using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. This phone has FRP (factory reset protection) for secure our phone when stolen or lost. After reformat procedure finish, then we have to bypass the FRP by verified using previous Google account / Gmail account username and password.

We also recommended to activate or create SAMSUNG ACCOUNT at SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS), because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


When SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) turn ON but the screen locked then follow this steps:

  1. Mare sure the battery is not empty or more than 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.


Backup password is use for unlock or bypass forgotten security protection at SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (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 S23+ (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 S23+ (PLUS) ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) is *2767*3855# (some Samsung hardware or firmware update will not work with this code). But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) ?

If we want to erase all data, files and installed applications from SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS), we have to do hard reset or reformat using menu like #option 1 above. We need to choose the checkbox mark for erase or remove data at internal / external memory. All data will be clean up from our SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) including Google account and Samsung account.

How to Make Battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) battery is 4700 mAh. It is enough to make it work full one day, because Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 has 4 nm FinFET technology for battery efficiency. However, if we want to make SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) battery work more longer, then we need to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and turn off all not use connections like GPS or WiFi or Bluetooth or NFC.

SAMSUNG GALAXY S23+ (PLUS) is Android 13 smartphone with high end specifications hardware. There are some model code with SM-S916B, SM-S916B/DS, SM-S916U, SM-S916U1, SM-S916W, SM-S916N, SM-S9160, SM-S916E or SM-S916E/DS. Follow some information above to troubleshot many problems on SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 PLUS such as camera, speed performance and some other more.

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