How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 problems. This phone is designed for outdoor activity because it can be use for swim on the water about 1.5 meters for about 30 minutes with IP68 certified and more powerful with US Military Standard MIL-STD-810H compliant for extreme conditions. It is very important to have smartphone that easy to wash with the soap, because of Covid-19 viruses. We need to clean our smartphone and devices after go back home.

The screen use PLS IPS 5.3 inches to make it easy to hold with one hand and keep inside our pocket when doing outdoor activity. Android 11 is ready to use together with One UI 2.0 Samsung user interface. Some users get issues when using SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 software or hardware, therefore we will try to give more solutions, reviews and information about how to solve SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 troubles at community.

What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 Specifications and Features:

  • GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, Dual Simcard
  • LCD 5.3 inches
  • Internal memory 64 GB with 4 GB RAM
  • Main Camera Single 16 MP f/1.8
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 5 MP for video conference & selfie photography
  • Processor Octa-core 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
  • GPU Mali-G52
  • Operating system Android 11
  • Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh

Solutions To Fix Camera Issues On SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone powered by Exynos 850 4G processor, therefore we can not run 5G for Internet access. However having 4G broadband is enough to support our activity. The internal memory is 64 GB capacity, we can add more storage using MicroSD at its dedicated card slot. We can download more applications from Google Play Store.

Some bad developers create fake games or applications that may contain viruses or malware, especially on new or not famous applications. Therefore we have to read many user reviews before download any applications. If we download and install that kind of apps, then our SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 will get troubles like hang or become slowly or stuck or bricks or frozen or LCD touch screen not responding. Usually these bad apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information.

For fix this problems, we have to try remove temporary files and caches by performing 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 XCOVER 5 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 XCOVER 5 ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 has standard 4 GB RAM for multitasking. Some installed applications might crash or corrupt, it makes some not normal performance or LCD touch screen not responsive with finger touch or hang. We have to remove temporary files and caches inside SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 to make it work normally again. Please press and hold POWER button until SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 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 XCOVER 5 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.

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How to backup data or Contact at SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 ?

This phone has external memory MicroSD slot. We can copy all important data from internal memory to MicroSD using Android file manager applications. Do not forget to backup photos and videos from internal memory for backup.

We can use USB data cable for connect SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 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 XCOVER 5 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 On SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5

#Option 1, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 with software menu:

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

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 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 XCOVER 5 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 XCOVER 5 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

With 64 GB internal storage, we will have many installed apps and data. We also will have some important photos that support our activity. Many users do not aware about security protections. Of course we do not want any unauthorized people can access our data or photos when SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 away from us or lost or stolen. Therefore we have to activate scree lock protection.

Fingerprint is ready to use that located at left side of the body. Front camera 5 megapixel can be use for face unlock recognizing. After register fingerprint or face unlock, we have to choose secondary protection for backup like pin or password or screen lock pattern.

Please note, fingerprint and face unlock will not work after SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 finish restart or booting. We have to unlock using secondary protections. However, the problems will be happen when we forgot all security protection answer, including fingerprint or face detection, what should we do?

Samsung Android smartphone has strong protections for secure our data. If we forgot our security protections, then we need to do hard reset or reformat using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above for bypass forgotten security protections like screen lock pattern or password or pin on SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5. Because Samsung use latest Android version with FRP / Factory Reset Protection, then we need to use our previous Gmail / Google account username and password for bypass FRP.

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 XCOVER 5, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


When SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 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 XCOVER 5. 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 XCOVER 5, 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 XCOVER 5 ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 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 XCOVER 5 will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 ?

There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5, 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 XCOVER 5 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 XCOVER 5 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

The battery is only 3000 mAh. This phone should have bigger battery because it will support for any outdoor activity. Usually charging will not always available unless we bring our external power bank. However, we can do some adjustment to make SAMSUNG GALAXY XCOVER 5 battery work more longer.

First please make LCD screen brightness not too bright, but we understand that some situation at bright sunlight will make us need to adjust the brightness more to make it easy to see. Second steps, please try to disable all not use connection like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi or NFC.

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