Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 problems. This is flagship smartphone that powered by high-end processor Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. Of course we can play with fast fps because it has Adreno 740 GPU (graphic processor unit). The operating system already use Android 13 with One UI 5.1 Samsung user interface.

As high end smartphone, the body has IP68 rating for water resistance performance and use AMOLED 2X screen with 6.1 inches LCD size. The screen has 120Hz refresh rate and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2. We will give more solutions and information review about how to solve troubles of SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 Specifications and Features:

  • GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, Dual Simcard + 5G
  • LCD 6.1 inches + 120Hz
  • Internal memory 128 GB or 256 GB or 512 GB with 8 GB RAM
  • Main Camera Triple 50 MP f/1.8 + 10 MP f/2.4 + 12 MP f/2.2
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash, gyro EIS
  • 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 3900 mAh

 

 

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

This phone is design to work for heavy activity, because it is powered by Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor and Adreno 740 GPU. There are many games and apps that we can download from Google Play Store. Please be careful before download new or not famous apps. Why? Some bad developers create fake apps and games, but they may contain viruses or malware or threat.

If that bad apps installed in our SAMSUNG GALAXY S23, then some troubles might happen like become lagging or stuck or bricks or hang or LCD touch screen not responding or frozen. They can stolen our data or install unknown apps. 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 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 ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 is flagship smartphone with 8 GB RAM. After installed many applications, some of them may crash or corrupt that can make SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 frozen or hang or slowly 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.

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.

 

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How to backup data or Contact at SAMSUNG GALAXY S23  ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 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 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 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 S23 with software menu:

 

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

 

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

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

There are three internal storage options that we can choose with 128 GB or 256 GB or 512 GB. We need to protect all important data that saved inside this storage, including private photos videos that shoot from triple cameras 50 megapixel for wide + 10 megapixel for 3x optical zoom + 12 megapixel for 120 degree ultrawide.

It is very important to secure confidential data from unauthorized people especially when SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 away from us or stolen or lost. The fingerprint is located under display. It is working fast and accurate because use ultrasonic hardware. We can use 12 megapixel front camera for face unlock recognizing.

We must activate secondary protection for backup like pin or screen lock pattern or password. Why? After SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 reboot or restart, the fingerprint will not work from beginning. 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, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.

HARD RESET SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 WHEN FORGOT PASSWORD / PATTERN (SCREEN LOCKED):

When SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 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.

 

What is BACKUP PASSWORD / BACKUP PIN at SAMSUNG GALAXY S23  ?

Backup password is use for unlock or bypass forgotten security protection at SAMSUNG GALAXY S23. 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, 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 ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 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 will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 ?

If we want to erase all data, files and installed applications from SAMSUNG GALAXY S23, 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 including Google account and Samsung account.

 

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

SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 has standard battery capacity with 3900 mAh. Not too big because Samsung try to make this phone become thin and light. With 4 nm FinFET processor Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, then great power efficiency will make this phone can work full one day. It is also has fast charging 25W technology.

However, if we are away from charger, but need to make the battery work more longer, then please do some adjustment. We should make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. We also need to disable all not use connection like GPS or NFC or WiFi or Bluetooth to save battery usage.

 

SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 Review

SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 is flagship Android 13 smartphone. It is use Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor that has 3.36 Ghz clock speed. We can play fast with Adreno 740 GPU. This phone has several product model code SM-S911B, SM-S911B/DS, SM-S911U, SM-S911U1, SM-S911W, SM-S911N, SM-S9110, SM-S911E or SM-S911E/DS.

SAMSUNG GALAXY S23 has great camera. Three lens at back side body and single lens at top screen. We can use this phone at any situations, including at outdoor with a lot of water, because it is waterproof smartphone wiht IP 68 rating. There are several colors that we can choose with Cream, Phantom Black, Green, Lime, Lavender or Graphite.