How to factory reset your Galaxy Watch 4
There are several reasons to reset your Galaxy Watch 4. Though it’s a beautiful watch, it’s susceptible to wear and tear. A factory reset removes all data from the watch and starts over. Here’s how.
Why reset your Galaxy Watch 4?
As stated previously, you may be experiencing latency in your smartwatch or choose to sell it. Then you must reset your Galaxy Watch 4. So you can link your watch with a new phone, such a Galaxy S22+. To do a safe rapid factory reset is crucial.
Reset Galaxy Watch 4
You can quickly reset your Galaxy Watch in two methods. First, you may do it directly from the watch, which is useful if you don’t have your phone around. Second, you may use the Galaxy Wearable app to reset your watch. The processes are the same and the procedure takes only a few minutes. It takes longer if you have local files like Spotify music on your wristwatch.
Factory reset on the Galaxy Watch
- Unlock your Galaxy Watch if a code is set and swipe down on the main watch face.
- Tap the settings cog.
- Scroll down until you see General. Tap it.
- Look for Reset and tap it.
- Note: Here, you can choose to backup your watch data by tapping Back up data and completing the steps on your phone.
- Tap Reset.
- Enter your PIN if you have one set.
Factory resetting the Galaxy Watch on your phone
- You should have the Galaxy Wearable app downloaded onto your phone. Go ahead and open it.
- Make sure your watch appears in the app and hit Watch settings.
- Look for and tap General.
- Towards the bottom, you’ll see Reset. Go ahead and tap it.
- Tap Reset.
- Unlock your watch and confirm you’d like to reset it by tapping Reset on your watch.
- Enter your PIN again if you have one.
For final confirmation, use your phone to start the procedure. It’s easier than going through your Galaxy Watch’s settings. Delete all local accounts and material. If you opt to backup your data, you may always recover your Galaxy Watch 4 later.