How To Reset Galaxy Buds Without App?

Are you having trouble connecting your Galaxy Buds to a device?

How To Reset Galaxy Buds Without App? Before considering a replacement or repair, you should try manually resetting the buds. You can resolve some common issues by resetting the buds. This guide will teach you how to reset Galaxy Buds.

We'll walk you through two methods for resetting the buds, one with and one without the Galaxy Wearable app.

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How To Reset Galaxy Buds Without App?


So, how to reset galaxy buds without using any app?

To manually reset your Galaxy earbuds, you need to:

1. Put the Galaxy Buds into their charging slot in their case and let them charge completely

2. Once completely charged, take the Galaxy Buds out of their case

3. Hold both the Galaxy buds close to each other, in your hands

4. Now touch and hold both the Galaxy Buds sensors located at the sides of the buds, together for at least 7-10 seconds

5. Put both the Galaxy Buds back into the case in the respective location and keep it aside for at least 30-60 seconds

6. Now pair the earbuds back with your device and see if they start working again

This process of manually resetting your Galaxy Buds is also known as Hard Reset. Resetting your Buds will also mean that you will be deleting all your data and the galaxy wearable app will not be able to recognize your buds.

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How To Reset Galaxy Buds?

But like most other gadgets, these small earphones also tend to face some software issues at times such as connectivity issues, headphones not working or at times just one of the buds working.

In such situations, one would wonder how to fix the problem as you can Restart as well as Reset the Bluetooth Galaxy Buds. In most cases resetting the Galaxy Buds will fix the problem but it's not a very easy thing to do.

Hence before pressing the Reset button, we would advise you to Restart your buds and try connecting them once again. If the problem persists you may try Resetting your Galaxy Buds just like you can in Airpods if you face AirPods connected but no sound issue – here is our tutorial to fix this 

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Galaxy earbuds

How To Reset the Galaxy Buds through the Samsung Wearable app?

The Galaxy Buds can also be reset using the app which is an easier way to fix the buds. To reset the Bluetooth buds using the app you must follow the given steps

  • Ensure that your Bluetooth Galaxy buds are completely charged
  • Open the Samsung Wearable App that is installed on your phone
  • Scroll down the list until you find About Earbuds
  • Now tap on the Reset button
  • There will be a pop up asking you to reconfirm your action
  • Tap on Reset to confirm and complete the process
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How To Reset the Galaxy Buds through the Samsung Wearable app?

Doing a hard reset will ensure all your custom settings and your firmware update on your Galaxy Buds are removed and the buds will become as good as new after the reset is done.

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Once the reset is complete, don't forget to delete all your data and information from your Galaxy Wearable app that you downloaded and from the Galaxy buds app too.

How to delete data from the Galaxy Wearable app?

To delete or erase the data from your app, you need to do the following steps

  • Open the Samsung Wearable App on your phone
  • Go to the Phone Settings
  • Look for all the apps that are downloaded on your phone
  • Locate Samsung Galaxy Wearable or Samsung Galaxy Buds app
How to delete data from the Galaxy Wearable app?
How to delete data from the Galaxy Wearable app?
  • Click on the app and go to the Storage menu
  • Click on Clear Data and confirm

By doing this, it will ensure that your Samsung Galaxy app is deleted from your phone, and with it, your data and information are also deleted. Now to start using your Bluetooth Galaxy Buds again, you will have to re-download and re-install the Galaxy Wearable app from the play store.

Please note that you will be able to Reset your Galaxy Buds only on an Android phone or device. If you are using an iPhone or other Apple device, you will not be able to perform this action.

In such a situation, we would advise you to find an Android phone from your friends or borrow one from your neighbor. Then install the Galaxy wearable app on the android phone from the play store and from here reset your Bluetooth Galaxy buds using the app.

Once you have completed the download of your Samsung Galaxy Buds app, you may want to update the app as keeping your app updated also help in resolving a lot of technical issues.

How to update the Samsung Galaxy Wearable app?

To update your  Samsung Galaxy wearable app

  • Open the wearable app on your phone
  • Scroll down the screen and tap on About Earbuds
  • Here you will get an option to update your Wearable app
  • Click on it
  • And click on Done
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Situations that demand the Earbud reset

We recommend resetting your Galaxy Buds only if you are not able to fix them and after you have tried restarting your Buds and the error still persists. Resetting your Galaxy Buds may give you a hard time as it will erase all your data that was stored in your Buds storage.

In fact, by resetting your Galaxy Buds, you will lose out on all the connections and will have to repair all of the devices again with your Buds. Even your Galaxy wearables will have to be paired again with your Buds. To avoid all these hassles, it would be best to always try Restarting your Buds.

The only times that we would advise you to Reset your Bluetooth Galaxy Buds are when

  • You try connecting to a new device again and again and yet there is a connection failure
  • You try and charge your Galaxy Buds but due to some technical glitch your Buds refuse to get charged
  • When at times you are trying to pair your Galaxy Buds with a device that you have paired with earlier, but this time the connection just fails
  • When you try and update your Galaxy Buds but they won't get updated due to some errors
  • If while using your Buds you hear some crackling sound or some robotic voice
  • If you are having a problem with the Galaxy Buds getting disconnected again and again from your device

After Resetting your galaxy Bluetooth buds to factory reset don't forget to remove the Bluetooth buds from the app as well. To start using the buds again you will have to reinstall the app and connect the buds to all your devices once again.

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How To Reset Galaxy Buds Without App?

Key Takeaway

To reset Galaxy Buds without the app, insert them into the charging case and close the lid. Wait at least seven seconds, then remove the earbuds. They will restart and automatically reconnect to your device. Alternatively, hold the reset button for at least 7 seconds using a sim card ejector tool or a paper clip. Additionally, tap and hold the sensors on each bud for several seconds, or open the Galaxy Wearable app on your phone and follow the instructions to reset earbuds. Finally, put the Galaxy Buds into their charging slot in their case and let them charge for several seconds.

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Conclusion on Reset Galaxy Buds Pro

We hope that the next time you face any issue with your Samsung Galaxy Buds, this article will help you fix the technical problems.

The solutions that we have provided here on How to Reset your Bluetooth Galaxy Buds without using an app and also how to Reset your Galaxy app using an app are going to be helpful for you.

Now in case, no solution works for you then the best option would be to get them repaired or replaced. If the reset option is not working then there might be an issue with the buds. If you have a warranty you can get them replaced free of cost.

FAQs On Resetting Galaxy Earbuds

How do I manually reset my Samsung buds?

To manually reset Samsung Buds, open the Earbud settings and tap Reset. For Galaxy Buds+, Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Buds Pro, and Galaxy Buds2, hold the reset button for at least 7 seconds using a phone's SIM too. For Galaxy Buds, tap About earbuds and then tap Reset earbuds. Make sure to charge the buds using the charging case for at least 10 minutes before resetting

How do I manually reset my Samsung buds plus?

That's the Galaxy Wearable app, which is already installed on Android devices and allows pairing. Then you must clear all data from the app. Before resetting, you must charge the buds at least 15 percent. Open the app on your phone, scroll down to headphones, and then tap reinstall.

How do I use Galaxy Buds without the wearable app?

Galaxy Buds can be connected to a device without the Galaxy Wearables app. However, the app provides additional features such as Find My Earbuds and customizing sound settings. To connect Galaxy Buds without the app, place them in the charging case and open it. The earbuds will enter Bluetooth pairing mode automatically

How do you reset earbuds?

The typical procedure for resetting earbuds like these is to 1) place the earbuds in the charging case and leave the case lid open, and 2) press and hold the charging case's button for 10+ seconds; you should then see a change in the charging case's indicator light that indicates a successful reset.

Why is my left earbud not working?

Depending on your audio settings, headsets may only play in one ear. Check your audio properties and make sure the mono option is disabled. Additionally, ensure that the voice levels on both earbuds are balanced.

Evan Grant

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