Samsung Galaxy J4 Tips: Recovery, Hard and Soft Reset, ODIN Download Mode

Here we will share some of the useful Galaxy J4 Tips: Find a useful guide on Samsung Galaxy J4 Recovery Mode, Hard, and Soft Reset, ODIN Download Mode. Well, here we will guide on how to enter recovery mode, enter download mode, and also you can hard reset or soft reset your Samsung Galaxy J4.

Alongside the formal debut of the new Galaxy A and J series models in India, Samsung has silently launched the Galaxy J4 as its newest affordable handset. Talking about the device specs, Samsung Galaxy J4 features a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The smartphone is powered by 1.4 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53 Exynos 7570 Quad processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM. The phone packs 16 GB internal memory which can also be expanded via microSD card. The camera on the Samsung Galaxy J4 comes with the 13 MP rear camera and 5 MP front shooting camera. Samsung Galaxy J4 came out of the box with Android 8.0 Oreo.

Before doing any methods, make sure to perform a full backup. We recommend performing a full backup using Samsung Kies or any tools available online.

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The supported Samsung Galaxy J4 device are:

  • SM-J400F
  • SM-J400DS
  • SM-J400G

How to Enter Samsung Galaxy J4 Recovery Mode:

Samsung Recovery Mode

  1. First of all, Turn off your Samsung Galaxy J4.
  2. Now Press and hold Volume UP key + Home Key, and then power up the Samsung Galaxy J4 device by holding the Power button for a while
  3. Once you see the Samsung logo, you can release the button ( If you see Android logo with “No command” text, don’t panic. Just wait a moment)
  4. Now your Samsung Galaxy J4 will enter the stock recovery mode

Samsung Recovery

Things to Note while using Samsung Galaxy J4 Stock Recovery Mode

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  • Use Volume keys to navigate between each menu (UP and DOWN)
  • To confirm, you can use the Power button.

How to Enter Download Mode or ODIN mode on Samsung Galaxy J4:

Samsung Download Mode

  1. First of all, Turn off your Samsung Galaxy J4.
  2. Press and hold Volume Down + Home Button, and then power up the Samsung Galaxy J4 device by holding the Power button for a while
  3. Release all button when you see the screen with Warning, you can confirm by pressing Volume UP button Samsung-Download-Mode-Confirm
  4. or you can use Volume Down button to cancel or restart the Samsung Galaxy J4.

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How to Perform Hard Reset on Samsung Galaxy J4:

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Want to hard reset your Samsung Galaxy J4? then, enter the recovery mode first.

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Things to Note while using Samsung Galaxy J4 Stock Recovery Mode

  • Use Volume keys to navigate between each menu (UP and DOWN)
  • To confirm, you can use the Power button.
  1. In Recovery Mode, use Volume button to select wipe data/factory reset option
  2. You can confirm by pressing the Power button
  3. Now select “Yes — delete all user data” by pressing Volume Down buttonHard Reset Yes Samsung
  4. Now press the Power button to confirm
  5. Once you are done, Reboot system now
  6. Press power button to confirm

How to Perform Soft Reset on Samsung Galaxy J4:

  1. In your Samsung Galaxy J4 device, Go to Apps
  2. Select Settings
  3. Now Go to General Management Samsung General Management
  4. Select Factory data resetSamsung Factory Reset
  5. Select Reset deviceSamsung Reset
  6. Now Select Erase Everything option to confirm the soft reset on Samsung Galaxy J4.

How to Remove Forgotten Pattern Unlock on Samsung Galaxy J4:

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Things to Note while using Samsung Galaxy J4 Stock Recovery Mode

  • Use Volume keys to navigate between each menu (UP and DOWN)
  • To confirm, you can use the Power button.
  1. In Recovery Mode, use Volume button to select wipe data/factory reset option
  2. You can confirm by pressing the Power button
  3. Now select “Yes — delete all user data” by pressing Volume Down buttonHard Reset Yes Samsung
  4. Now press the Power button to confirm
  5. Once you are done, Reboot system now
  6. Press power button to confirm

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How to Unlock Bootloader on Samsung Galaxy J4:

If you are looking to install TWRP Recovery or even if you want to root your phone, then you may have to unlock the bootloader on your device. Samsung Galaxy J4 device comes with bootloader locked. To unlock the bootloader, you can follow this guide.

  1. First of all, Enable Developer Mode on the Galaxy J4
  2. Launch the Settings application
  3. Scroll down and tap on the Developer Options option
  4. Toggle the OEM Unlock option on
  5. Then tap on the Turn On button

That’s it! You have unlocked the bootloader on your Galaxy J4.

How to Check Software Update on Samsung Galaxy J4:

Follow the below guide to check for software update on Galaxy J4:

  1. Open settingsSamsung Settings
  2. Tap on About Phonesamsung about phone
  3. Now tap on software updateSamsung Software Updates
  4. This will check for new updates and will show if any
  5. Then you can tap on download button and follow instructions to install the updateSamsung Software Updates
  6. That’s it!

How to change language on Samsung Galaxy J4:

  1. Open settings
  2. Search for language and input
  3. Tap on language
  4. Now tap on edit
  5. Select the preferred language
  6. Rearrange the language by tapping on the up and down arrow icon near to the language

How to clear App data on Samsung Galaxy J4:

  1. Open settings
  2. Tap on App manager
  3. Find and tap on Bluetooth app
  4. Tap on storage
  5. Now tap on clear data button

How to wipe cache partition on Samsung Galaxy J4:

  1. Power off the devicepower off
  2. Press and hold volume up button, Home button and power button
  3. When the screen with No commands message shows up tap on the screen
  4. Use volume keys to highlight wipe cache partition and use the power button to select itSamsung Recovery
  5. Confirm by selecting yes option

How to enable developer options and USB debugging on Samsung Galaxy J4:

The USB debugging option is not available on Android devices by default. You should first enable the developer options to get access to the USB debugging options. The steps to enable developer options on Galaxy J4 are:

Enable developer options on Galaxy J4

  1. Open settings
  2. Scroll down and tap on about device optionsamsung about phone
  3. Tap on software info
  4. Now tap continuously on build number until developer option is enabledSamsung build number 7-times

Once you follow the above steps developer option will appear on the settings menu. Now the steps to enable USB debugging are:

Enable USB debugging on Galaxy J4

  1. Open settingsSamsung Settings
  2. Tap on developer optionssamsung developer option
  3. Now tap on the toggle button near to USB debugging to enable itsamsung usb debugging
  4. That’s it! You have successfully enabled USB Debugging on Galaxy J4

How to Boot into safe mode on Samsung Galaxy J4:

  1. Power off the device completely.power off
  2. Press and hold until the logo appears
  3. Once the logo appears to release the power button and the press and hold volume down button
  4. Release the button when safe mode appears at the bottom of your device screensamsung safe mode

To Exit the safe mode, Simply restart the phone. That’s it! Enjoy!

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