Tips and trick to solve SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE problems. This is Android Smartphone with Android Nougat operating system. The screen size is 5.8 inches with qHD resolutions at 1440 x 2560 pixels. The screen size use Samsung Super AMOLED which give more colorful view for pictures and videos. SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE design for active users, therefore it have IP68 certified which makes this phone able to go in teh water about 1.5 meter at about 30 minutes. Find more information about how to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE trouble at community.


What is Advantage of  SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE Specifications:

LCD 5.8 inches
Internal memory 64 GB
External memory microSD maximum 256 GB
Main Camera 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP, f/1.7 for video conference & selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 2.35 GHz Kryo & 1.9 GHz Kryo
Operating system Android Nougat version 7.0
Battery Li-Ion 4000 mAh for SAMSUNG GALAXY S8



#Option 1, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE 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 S8 ACTIVE will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default


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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE charge properly or battery have more then 50% capacity
  3. Press and hold together : Power Button + Volume Up + Home Button 
  4. If the button at number 3 not work, we can try with press and hold together Power Button + Volume Up Button
  5. If 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.
  6. The SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE will doing the process of restoring to factory default.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Some users maybe do not aware about the importance of security protections. They will understand about how important give security protections at SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE once thir phone lost or stolen or when someone take any important and confidential data. This phone have 64 GB internal memory and also have good front and back side camera, we also will have several private pictures or videos, therefore we have to give security protections. SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE have fingerprint sensor and iris scanner to secure this phone. But we have to activate all security protections and register our fingerprint or iris to make this phone can recognize our body for unlock. If we do not want to use them, then we still have some other security protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will be happen when we forgot security answer or can not open with finger scan, what should we do?

Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE use registered Google account. Please turn ON our phone, when it ask for security answer, please give several time wrong answer continuously until our SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE freezing or locked 30 seconds, at this time we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button, press this button to unlock using Gmail account that we have already sign-in before. If we can not access our Google account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key




This is the way to help for unlock or bypass forgotten security protection at SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE. 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 S8 ACTIVE, 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 S8 ACTIVE ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE is *2767*3855#. But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.


How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE ?

There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE, 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 S8 ACTIVE 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 S8 ACTIVE Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

This phone design for active users, therefore it must have good battery life. SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE use 4000 mAh battery capacity which is good enough to run 5.8 inches LCD screen Android smartphone for full one day without need to recharge. Some users maybe can use more then one day. However, for heavy users which have many social media group chat or watch full movie from smartphone or playing games several hours continuously, then SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 ACTIVE battery will not enough. We have to do some adjustment to make it can work longer. First try to reduce LCD screen brightness as low as possible, because more bright light will use more battery power.  second, please try to disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi or NFC. We can easily turn on that connections once we want to use them. Some applications maybe need to know our locations, then please activate GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Location.