Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI MI 5S problems. The screen size of XIAOMI MI 5S is about 5.15 inches width, actually it is not too much different if compare by other Xiaomi 5 inches screen smartphone, but we will get several important features like using fast Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 and also have good 12 megapixel main camera. Find more review and solutions to troubleshot XIAOMI MI 5S.
What is Advantage of XIAOMI MI 5S Specifications:
GSM 3G HSDPA, Dual SIM Card GSM GSM or CDMA
LCD 5.15 inches
Internal memory 64 GB with 3 GB RAM
Internal memory 128 GB with 4 GB RAM
Main Camera 12 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Front camera 4 MP with f/2.0
Processor Quad-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & 1.6 GHz Kryo
GPU Adreno 530
Operating system Android Marshmallow version 6
Battery Li-Ion 3200 mAh
How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery XIAOMI MI 5S hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?
More better smartphone processor will make us need to have more bigger internal memory to install interesting applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, WeChat, Skype, Viber, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenge (BBM) and many more. As we know XIAOMI MI 5S have 2 options of internal memory whether 64 GB with 3 GB RAM or internal memory 128 GB with 4 GB RAM. But we have to know that some applications will not always compatible with XIAOMI MI 5S or sometime bad developer create viruses or malware inside their applications. It will make XIAOMI MI 5S become trouble like hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive / responding. First we have to try doing soft reset for clean temporary files and caches. After our XIAOMI MI 5S can boot normally again, then we can try to install one good antivirus applications like NORTON or AVAST free from Google Play Store, it will scan all contain inside XIAOMI MI 5S. If the problems still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset will remove or erase all important data, therefore we have to backup all data first before doing master format. Doing hard reset will remove all Google account inside XIAOMI MI 5S.
How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart XIAOMI MI 5S ?
After using several applications with many work, then sometime we will get trouble like hang or freezing, we need to try force soft reset or reboot to clean temporary files and restart all running applications. Please press and hold POWER button until XIAOMI MI 5S shutdown or turn off by itself. This process will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our XIAOMI MI 5S still can boot normally, but we want to clear temporary files and caches then we can press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.
How to backup data or Contact at XIAOMI MI 5S?
We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our XIAOMI MI 5S has already signed in with Google account, by default our contact will be synchronize in the background to Google server. Please make sure we check all contact at Google contact server using Internet browse to make sure backup is done.
#Option 1, Hard Reset XIAOMI MI 5S with software menu
- Turn on the XIAOMI MI 5S
- Please make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
- Backup important data at XIAOMI MI 5S because all data and applications will be erase or delete
- Go to Menu : Setting > General Setting > Backup and Reset > Factory Data Reset
- Choose : Reset Device > Delete all
- The XIAOMI MI 5S will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.
#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI MI 5S with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode
- Turn Off XIAOMI MI 5S
- Make sure the battery is fully charge
- Press and hold POWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP BUTTON key
- Release all button after the LCD show Recovery Mode
- User Volume Button to select the option and press POWER Button to Ok or Confirm or Choose. Please choose Wipe all data to finish the Hard Reset or Master Format Steps
- Wait until XIAOMI MI 5S finish the process and then phone will start again like new
How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at XIAOMI MI 5S (Reformat) ?
Android Marshmallow version 6 is ready to use when the first time open XIAOMI MI 5S from the box. We have to login with Google account to make this phone can install interesting applications from Google Play Store. After installing several applications from Google Play Store or offline APK files, then XIAOMI MI 5S operating system can become damage or corrupt because of crash at software operating. We have to reinstall factory default operating system. First we have to know, that clean factory default Android operating system already saved safely inside XIAOMI MI 5S ROM or internal memory. Therefore we do not need to copy or connect with other device. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically at XIAOMI MI 5S.
How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI MI 5S forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?
The camera of XIAOMI MI 5S is have 12 megapixel with f/2.0. It can give good images for daily activity. We need to make all photos and important data at XIAOMI MI 5S always safe while this phone away from us or stolen or lost. XIAOMI MI 5S can use fingerprint for security protections, but we can use other options to protect like screen lock or password pin. The problems comes when we can not access locked phone. What should we do? Do not worry, because we can bypass or unlock forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account. Please turn ON this phone, when it ask for security answer, try to give several time wrong answer continuously until our XIAOMI MI 5S locked or freezing 30 seconds, at this time we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button to type our Gmail username and password. If we can not access our Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key.
How to Improve Performance XIAOMI MI 5S to make run more faster?
For daily activity the performance of XIAOMI MI 5S is already fast. This phone use Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 processor with 64 bit Quad Core CPU. For heavy playing users, the XIAOMI MI 5S can play 3D HD games without lag because it have dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 530. But why some users get slowly trouble at XIAOMI MI 5S? Usually because applications trouble. We have to know that some applications that we install from Google Play Store will keep run in the background to wait data update. If many of them run together, then our XIAOMI MI 5S RAM will become insufficient and make this phone run slowly. We have to uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make our XIAOMI MI 5S run faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format. But of course more bigger XIAOMI RAM like 4 GB will make slowly trouble become not easy to happen.
Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format XIAOMI MI 5S ?
There is no secret hidden code for XIAOMI MI 5S to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.
How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at XIAOMI MI 5S ?
There are two phone memory type at XIAOMI MI 5S, 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 XIAOMI MI 5S 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 Upgrade XIAOMI MI 5S to Android Nougat Update?
Android Nougat still new when we make this page. At the first time release in the market, XIAOMI MI 5S use Android Marshmallow with several time upgrade. From our perspective, XIAOMI MI 5S will not hard to get Android Nougat MIUI version. Just wait for next update from Xiaomi official. However, this phone already use good performance Android Marshmallow.
How to Show Whatsapp Contact Name or other chatting applications at XIAOMI MI 5S ?
By default XIAOMI MI 5S will make secure protections from new installed applications. It can make the Whatsapp Contact can not access XIAOMI MI 5S phonebooks. We have to open or give access for Whatsapp from Security applications, please follow this link to make Whatsapp can Synchorinize with XIAOMI MI 5S phone books contact name.
How to Make Battery of XIAOMI MI 5S Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?
The battery capacity of XIAOMI MI 5S is big enough to make users run this phone for fully one day without recharge, like for chatting or browsing or do entertainment. But if we use XIAOMI MI 5S for watch movie for several hours, then the battery will not enough. We have to do some adjustment such as reduce LCD brightness as low as possible. Next options that we have to do is try to disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or NFC or Wifi. We can turn off or turn on this connections from menu Setting. At this time there are many applications use GPS to know our locations. At this time we can use battery saving GPS from menu Setting > Location > Battery saving (turn off High accuracy).