Tips and tricks to fix VIVO X9S or VIVO X9S PLUS problems. This is Android Nougat operating system smartphone which run together with Vivo own user interface known as Funtouch OS version 3.1. The main differences between VIVO X9S vs VIVO X9S PLUS are screen size at VIVO X9S without PLUS have 5,5 inches AMOLED and at VIVO X9S PLUS have 5.85 inches AMOLED. Processor and battery also different at VIVO X9S use Snapdragon 652 with 3320 mAh battery capacity while VIVO X9S PLUS use Snapdragon 653 with 4015 mAh battery capacity. Both type use same 64 GB internal memory and 4 GB RAM for multitasking. Find more information about how to solve problems of VIVO X9S (PLUS) at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What is Advantage of VIVO X9S (PLUS) Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA, Dual SIM Card GSM+GSM / CDMA
4G LTE
LCD 5.5 inches AMOLED for VIVO X9S
LCD 5.85 inches AMOLED for VIVO X9S PLUS
Internal memory 64 GB ROM
RAM 4 GB
Main Camera 16 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front camera Dual 20 MP & 5 MP with LED flash for selfie photography and video
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 for VIVO X9S
Processor Octa-core 1.95 GHz Cortex-A72 & 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 VIVO X9S PLUS
Operating system Android Nougat version 7.1
Battery Li-Ion 3320 mAh for VIVO X9S
Battery Li-Ion 4015 mAh for VIVO X9S PLUS

 

 

#Option 1, Hard Reset VIVO X9S (PLUS) with software menu

  1. Turn on the VIVO X9S (PLUS)
  2. It is very important to make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. If we still can access file manager or other applications, the please backup all data or photos/videos at VIVO X9S (PLUS) because all data and applications will be erase or delete
  4. Go to Menu :  Setting > More Setting > Backup and Reset > Erase all data
  5. Give check-mark : Erase Phone Storage if we want to clean / wipe all data
  6. Choose : Erase everything
  7. The VIVO X9S (PLUS) will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset VIVO X9S (PLUS) with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off VIVO X9S (PLUS)
  2. It is very important to make sure the battery is fully charge
  3. Press and hold POWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP BUTTON key
  4. Release POWER BUTTON after the LCD show Logo (do not release VOLUME UP Button at this steps)
  5. Wait until menu appear then we can no release VOLUME UP Button
  6. Choose Wipe Data option by using Volume Button to go up and down at menu and press POWER Button to Ok or Confirm or Choose. It will wipe all data to finish the Hard Reset or Master Format Steps
  7. Wait until the Use VIVO X9S (PLUS) finish the process and the phone will start again like new

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for VIVO X9S (PLUS) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Big internal memory is very important at this smartphone. We can keep many private selfie pictures which is captured from dual camera 20 megapixel (tele) and 5 megapixel (wide angel) inside the internal memory. The main camera of VIVO X9S (PLUS) also give good pictures to save for personal history. The problems will be happen when VIVO X9S (PLUS) away from us or stolen or lost, any unauthorized people can see our important and confidential data. Therefore we have to secure with screen protections. Fingerprint is available at front page of VIVO X9S (PLUS) body together with home button. When the first time use, this fingerprint is not active. We need to turn it on from menu Setting and register some of our fingerprint to make it recognize our hand. We also can use screen lock pattern or password pin protections if we do not like to use fingerprint. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or fingerprint sensor can not open with our finger-hand. What should we do?

Do not worry about this trouble, because Android already give solutions when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account to unlock it. Please turn on this phone, when it ask for security answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until VIVO X9S (PLUS) locked or freezing about 30 seconds. At this situations we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button, to give our Gmail username and password account that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

 

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format VIVO X9S (PLUS) ?

There is no secret hidden code for VIVO X9S (PLUS) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at VIVO X9S (PLUS) ?

There are two phone memory type at VIVO X9S (PLUS), one is internal memory and the other one is external memory. If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of VIVO X9S (PLUS) as well. Please use menu setting to do hard reset or reformat using #option 1 above, but make sure to give checkbox mark at Erase Internal SD card / Internal storage. Then it will reformat the factory default operating system and remove or erase any data inside internal memory.

To reformat or wipe or erase all data at external memory, we can use menu Setting > Storage > Erase Internal Storage / SD Card. Please always make sure all data has already backup before reformat or wipe everything, because it is hard to recover formatted / wiped data at internal or external storage.

 

How to Make Battery of VIVO X9S (PLUS) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain?

They have different battery capacity between VIVO X9S vs VIVO X9S PLUS because the Plus version have bigger screen size, therefore it will need bigger battery. However, for standard activity, both VIVO X9S  and VIVO X9S PLUS have good performance for standard activity, many users can work for full one day without need to recharge. But other heavy users maybe need more bigger battery because they work with this phone very heavy such as doing office work or have active social media group chat or heavy gamer or watch several movie streaming. The battery of VIVO X9S (PLUS) is not removable, so we can not replace with other bigger capacity. What should we do to make VIVO X9S (PLUS) battery work longer? First try to reduce LCD screen brightness as low as possible, because more bright use more battery power. Second, if we are not use any connection such as GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth, then please disable all of them to reduce battery usage. Just activate what we want to use with smart way. Sometime some applications like Camera apps need to know or locations, please use GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Location.

 

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