How To Reset Galaxy Buds Pro & Plus Manually (Without App)

Samsung’s Galaxy Buds are considered as one of the best Buds that are available in the market. These Buds come with great features and are very powerful too. But, even these face issues and at times, you will need to reset them yourself.

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

To manually reset your Galaxy earbuds, you need to:

  • Put the Galaxy Buds into their charging slot in their case and let them charge completely
  • Once completely charged, take the Galaxy Buds out of their case
  • Hold both the Galaxy buds close to each other, in your hands
  • Now touch and hold both the Galaxy Buds sensors located at the sides of the buds, together for at least 7-10 seconds
  • Put both the Galaxy Buds back into the case in the respective location and keep it aside for at least 30-60 seconds
  • 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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How To Reset the Galaxy Buds through 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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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.

Once the reset is complete, don’t forget to delete all your data and information from your Galaxy Wearable app that you had 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

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  • 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.

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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

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 re-pair 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.

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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.


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.

Evan Grant

A Musician, headphones lover, boyfriend and also the lead Editor of ElectricFieldsFestival, Evan Grant is the guy who runs this site. He's a great Roger Federer fan and is always up for a game of Tennis.

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