How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and trick to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G (SM-F916B) problems. This is 5G high end smartphone. Like its name, this phone can work like usual smartphone with 6.23″ screen when folded and become more bigger with 7.6 inches when unfolded. All screen use AMOLED screen type for better color view. When the first time release in the market, this phone use Android 10.0 together with One UI 2.5.

We can use 10 megapixel front camera when unfolded and also 10 megapixel when folded for take selfie photo as front camera at SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G. As flagship smartphone, it use fast Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ processor with dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 650 for best graphic performance rendering. Some user get issue with SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G software and hardware. Therefore we will give more solutions, reviews and information about how to solve SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G (SM-F916B) troubles at community.

What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G Specifications and Features:

  • GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE & 5G, Dual Simcard
  • LCD 7.6 inches unfolded
  • LCD 6.23 inches folded
  • Internal memory 256 GB & 512 GB
  • RAM 12 GB
  • Main Camera Triple 12 MP f/1.8 + 12 MP f/2.4 + 12 MP f/2.2
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 10 MP for video conference & selfie photography
  • Processor Octa-core 1×3.09 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585
  • GPU Adreno 650
  • Operating system Android 10.0
  • Battery Li-Ion 4500 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD 2 5G (SM-F916B) has two options of internal memory, both version already big because it start from 256 GB or 512 GB. Therefore we do not need to worry although this phone does not have external memory MicroSD. We can install many applications and games from Google Play Store run as tablet when folded. This phone also have active S-Pen stylus for write almost anything.

Please note, there are some bad applications which contain viruses or malware that can make troubles if installed at our SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G such as become slowly or hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or LCD touch screen not responding. Mostly they are new or not famous applications. We have to read many user reviews before install that kind of apps. 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 Z FOLD2 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 Z FOLD2 5G ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G (SM-M515F/DSN) RAM is 12 GB. It is very big for run many multitasking applications. But 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 Z FOLD2 5G to make it work normally again. Please press and hold POWER button until SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 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 Z FOLD2 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.

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How to backup data or Contact at SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G ?

We can use USB data cable for connect SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G 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 Z FOLD2 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 Z FOLD2 5G with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 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 Z FOLD2 5G will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G 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 Z FOLD2 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 Z FOLD2 5G forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

There are three camera at rear body with same 12 megapixel resolution, but each sensor have different aperture number. The camera work for standard wide, telephoto with 2x optical zoom and ultrawide as 123 degree. We will have private photos videos. Therefore we need to secure all important data from unauthorized people when SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G (SM-F916B) away from us or lost or stolen.

Fingerprint is located at side body. It is easy to access from any conditions. Fingerprint is accurate, fast and easy to use. We can use front camera for face unlock recognizing. We have to choose secondary protections for backup like screen lock pattern or pin or password. This is important for unlock SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD 2 5G after finish reboot or restart, because fingerprint and face detection will not active. However, 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 Z FOLD2 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 Z FOLD2 5G, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


When SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 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 Z FOLD2 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 Z FOLD2 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 Z FOLD2 5G ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G 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 Z FOLD2 5G will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G ?

There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 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 Z FOLD2 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 Z FOLD2 5G Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G (SM-F916B) has two battery, but it is work totally as 4500 mAh. Samsung is confidence to make this phone work longer, because it use Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ processor with 7 nm+ for better energy efficient technology. If we want to make SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD2 5G battery work more longer for watching movie or playing games several hours continuously, then we need to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connection like GPS or NFC or Bluetooth or Wifi.

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