How to Easily Master Format SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 problems. This is foldable smartphone that has big screen when unfolded. The main screen size is 7.6 inches and can be folded become standard body size. At this time we can see anything from Cover Display 6.2 inches. All screen use Dynamic AMOLED 2x with 120Hz refresh rate.

The processor powered by Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and has dedicated GPU Adreno 740. When the first time released at the market, the first operating system installed with Android 13. We will give more information and solution about how to solve troubles of SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 at community.

What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 Specifications and Features:

  • GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, + 5G Dual Simcard
  • Main LCD Foldable 7.6 inches + Cover Display 6.2 inches
  • Internal memory 256 GB or 512 GB or 1 TB
  • RAM 12 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 4 MP at main screen and 10 MP at cover screen 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 4400 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Of course this phone has high-end performance with flagship processor Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. We can install many apps and games from Google Play Store. However, some bad developers create fake games or apps that may contain viruses or malware or threat. They can stolen our data or install unknown apps.

Please read many user reviews before install that kind of apps, otherwise our SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 will get some troubles like become lagging or slowly or stuck or bricks or hang or LCD touch screen not responding or frozen. 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 Z FOLD5 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 Z FOLD5 ?

As flagship smartphone, SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 has big RAM for multitasking with 12 GB capacity. After installed many applications, some of them may crash or corrupt that can make SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 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 Z FOLD5.

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 Z FOLD5 ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 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 Z FOLD5 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 FOLD5 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 FOLD5 with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 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 FOLD5 will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default


#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 charge properly or battery have more than 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 FOLD5 will do the process of restoring to factory default without any password or passcode (hard reset).

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How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

With big internal storage 256 GB or 512 GB or 1 TB, there are many important data and photos videos that shoot from triple cameras 50 megapixel for wide + 10 megapixel for 3x optical zoom + 12 megapixel for 123 degree ultrawide. We have to make sure all data are always protected from unauthorized people when SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 away from us or stolen or lost.

The fingerprint is located under display. We can use front selfie camera for facial recognizing. Please choose secondary protection for backup like screen lock pattern or password or pin. Why? Because after SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 reboot or restart, the fingerprint will not work from beginning. 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 Z FOLD5, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


When SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 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 Z FOLD5. 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 FOLD5, 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 FOLD5 ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 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 FOLD5 will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 ?

If we want to erase all data, files and installed applications from SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5, 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 Z FOLD5 including Google account and Samsung account.

How to Make Battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD5 has 4400 mAh battery capacity. The battery is ready to use with fast charging 25W technology. If we want to make the battery work more longer, then we need to do some adjustment.

The first suggestion is disable all not use connections like NFC or GPS or Bluetooth or WiFi, because they still consume battery power at standby state. We also have to set the LCD screen brightness as low as possible to reduce the battery usage.

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