Galaxy S9 & S9 Plus: Boot into Download, Recovery Mode, Hard Reset, Clear Cache & More

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are here now. If you are planning to get one of these phones, it’s important to learn how to boot into the Download Mode, into the Recovery Mode and also how to hard reset these phones. A method to clear cache and to take a screenshot on the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus is also given below.Galaxy S9 & S9 Plus: Boot into Download, Recovery Mode, Hard Reset, Clear Cache & More

Galaxy S9 & S9 Plus: How to boot into Download Mode, Recovery Mode, Hard Reset the phones, Wipe Cache & take a Screenshot

How to boot into Download Mode on Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

  1. Turn off your phone completely.
  2. Now press and hold Volume Down + Bixby + Power button.
  3. Your phone will turn on and show you a warning.
  4. Press the Volume Up button to continue into Download Mode now. That’s all.

How to reboot Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus into Recovery Mode

  1. Power down your phone completely.
  2. Now press and hold Volume Up + Bixby + Power button to turn it on.
  3. Your phone will take a while to boot up. As soon as it does and shows you the Samsung logo, let the keys go.
  4. Your phone will now load the recovery.
  5. Let the recovery load. Once done, you can operate the recovery mode freely using Volume Up, Down & Power keys.

How to Hard Reset or Factory Reset Galaxy S9/S9 Plus

  1. Turn off your phone.
  2. Reboot your Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus into Recovery Mode using the steps above.
  3. Once you are in recovery mode, navigate to the “wipe data/factory reset” using Volume Down key.
  4. Press the Power button to make a selection.
  5. In the next screen, highlight Yes and press the power button to perform a hard reset.

How to clear cache on Galaxy S9 & Galaxy S9 Plus

  1. Shut down your phone.
  2. Boot into the recovery mode.
  3. Scroll down and highlight “wipe cache partition”.
  4. Press the Power button to make a selection.
  5. Highlight Yes and let the phone wipe its cache now. That’s all.

How to take a screenshot on Galaxy S9 & S9 Plus

  1. Open a screen that you want to capture.
  2. While having the screen opened, press the Bixby + Power button at the same time.
  3. The screen will be captured. On the screen, you will find the option to capture more.
  4. If you want to take a scrolling screenshot, tap capture more to select the area.
  5. The taken screenshots will appear in the “Screenshots” folder in Gallery.

Also, have a look at List of Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Model Numbers  &  Download Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Official Stock Wallpapers

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