Gionee S6s Soft Reset & Hard Reset

Gionee has recently launched a new smartphone i.e., the Gionee S6s priced at Rs 17,999. The device comes with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB as its internal Storage and can be expanded to 128 GB using an external Micro SD card. It has a 5.5-inch IPS display with 401 PPI and 1920 x 1080 pixels as its resolution. It is a dual SIM smartphone and supports dual standby. The device comes with a Hybrid SIM card slot where you can insert SIM card or you can extend the memory on the device. If you are using this smartphone and feel like switchig to any of the latest device launched by Samsung then always remember to factory reset your device before you give the device to others for use. There are two ways in which you can factory reset your device i.e., soft reset and Hard Reset.

Gionee S6s Soft Reset & Hard Reset

Soft Reset:
This is the general process of resetting the device where you need to restart the device to close all the applications and get rid of it and make the device fresh for use.

Hard Reset:

In this method the complete data on the device is deleted from the device.

Step 1: Open the Settings from the App Drawer and click on Backup & reset.

Step 2: In the new window, tap on Factory Data Reset option on the bottom of the screen.

Step 3: Now in the Factory Reset Window, a warning message is displayed with all the data delete options; you need to tap on Reset Phone button.

Note: If you have set any security password then you need to enter the password to prceed further.

Step 4: Now you need to tap on the Earse Everthing option which is in the center of the screen.

The device restarts and data on the device is erased. Once the data is cleared the device reboots as if you are booting the device for the first time.


  • Always remember to create the backup of the data on your device as factory resetting is not reversible process and data once deleted cannot be retrieved back.
  • You should always keep in mind that you need to have atleast 30% battery on your smartphone before you reset you device as it takes 5-10 minutes to reset.

This is the general method of factory reseting your gionee S6s. If you still have any queries related to factory reset then pass your message in the comment section below, we will get back to you or you can tweet us @1howtothing.

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