Tips and tricks for solving problems at HUAWEI P8 LITE. Why Huawei give name HUAWEI P8LITE for this product ? Because if compare with Huawei P8, the LCD screen width of HUAWEI P8 LITE is  5.2 inches which not too much different with Huawei P8 screen width, but at HUAWEI P8 Lite the resolutions only Full HD 720 x 1280 pixels. The process use Octa-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 from Huawei manufacture which known as HiSilicon Kirin 620 processor.


What is Advantage of HUAWEI P8 LITE Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G LTE
LCD 5 inches
Processor Octa-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Memory Internal 16 GB with 2 GB RAM
Main Camera 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED (dual tone)
Front Camera 5 MP for Video Conference
Operating System Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Battery Li-Ion 2200 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery HUAWEI P8LITE  hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

We will get 16 GB internal memory with no other options for 32 GB or more ROM, however we still can add external memory using microSD maximum 128 GB if we buy single simcard slot. Because if we buy dual simcard slot, then HUAWEI P8 LITE does not have additional slot again for external memory. Using 16 GB internal memory will enough for install several applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, WeChat, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM), Path, Pinterest, Skype, Viber and many more. We have to know that some applications from Google Play Store may contain viruses or malware, therefore if we install that applications, our HUAWEI P8 LITE will become trouble like hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or boot logo loop or LCD touch screen not responding. If this problems happen then we have to force soft reset or force shutdown or force reboot to clean temporary files and caches from trouble applications. Please note, doing hard reset will reformat and deleted or wipe all important data and installed applications, therefore we need to backup our important data and pictures before doing hard reset.


How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Force Reboot or Force Restart HUAWEI P8LITE  ?

When our HUAWEI P8 LITE applications crash or hang then the LCD screen may not responsive with our finger touch, we we need to force shutdown or force soft reset or reboot to restart all running applications, the soft reset will also remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until HUAWEI P8 LITE turn off by itself, wait until this phone totally off, then press POWER button again to turn on this phone. This process will not remove any important data, so we can do this process anytime we want, especially when we get problems with our phone. When HUAWEI P8 LITE still running normally, to soft reset or shutdown or reboot, then press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot.


#Option 1, Hard Reset HUAWEI P8LITE with Software Menu :

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on HUAWEI P8 LITE smartphone
  3. Don’t forget to backup all important data
  4. Go to menu: Setting > Backup & reset > Factory Data Reset > Reset Phone 
  5. Choose Erase everything to continue and confirm you ready to do the format HUAWEI P8 LITE
  6. The HUAWEI P8 LITE will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.



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#Option 2, Hard Reset HUAWEI P8LITE with Hardware Key Button :

  1. Please make sure the battery is not empty
  2. Turn of HUAWEI P8 LITE
  3. Press and Hold together: Power Button + Volume Up Button for several seconds
  4. Follow the menu at LCD screen to continue the hard reset HUAWEI P8 LITE, use Volume Down or Volume Up button to moving, and press Power Button to Ok or Enter or Confirm


#Option 3, Hard Reset HUAWEI P8LITE with MicroSD card Firmware Update:

  1. Make sure the battery if fully charge
  2. Turn off the HUAWEI P8 LITE
  3. Remove the MicroSD and connect to computer or PC
  4. Download firmware from computer browser or
  5. Choose the HUAWEI P8 LITE support and download the same version of firmware or update firmware
  6. Extract the downloaded folder, and copy all folder (include folder) into main root location of MicroSD
  7. Insert again the MicroSD to HUAWEI P8 LITE
  8. Turn on Phone together with press and hold Power + Volume Up + Volume Down button until the Android logo appear
  9. Wait the process of update or reinstall the firmware will be less then 10 minutes.
  10. You can also update firmware using Updater applications at this phone.



How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at HUAWEI P8LITE (Reformat)?

HUAWEI P8 LITE comes with Android Lollipop, this operating system has include several applications and use Emotion UI version 3.1. This user interface is simple, all icon will be appear at desktop depend on how much they are, then it will divide into several windows. After we install many applications, sometime trouble might happen that can make the operating system become damage or corrupt. Our HUAWEI P8 LITE will become hang or stuck or work not normal. If we are sure our operating system is damage, then we need to reformat or reinstall or restore with factory default Android operating system. We have to now that clean factory default Android operating system file source already saved safely inside HUAWEI P8 LITE ROM or internal memory. Therefore we do not need to copy or connect to other device. Just follow steps to hard reset above, then working factory default Android operating system will reinstall by itself.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for HUAWEI P8LITE forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?


We will get good main camera with 13 megapixel and 5 megapixel front camera to take good pictures. We should keep all of our data and pictures secure when this phone away from us or when HUAWEI P8 LITE lost or stolen. We recommended to use screen lock pattern, but some users also like to use password pin protections. The problems happen when we forget security screen lock protections. There is one simple steps to unlock or bypass forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections. Please give several time wrong answer continuously until this phone freeze or locked 30 seconds, we will find Forgot Password / Pattern button, press this button, then we can give our Gmail username and password that we have already signed-in before when the first time activate HUAWEI P8 LITE. If we can not access our Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset HUAWEI P8 LITE with hardware button combination key.


How to Improve Performance HUAWEI P8LITE to make run more faster?

Do not worry for the speed performance of HUAWEI P8 LITE, because this phone use Octa Core processor and have 2 GB RAM. But if we get slowly problems at this phone, then usually this problems because of applications. We have to remember, all applications need some RAM to run, moreover some applications from Google Play Store will keep run in the background without any notifications to wait command or data update like social media or chatting or games. These kind of apps will make our HUAWEI P8 LITE RAM and processor resource become insufficient. This phone will try to force close some old not use applications and this process will slowdown HUAWEI P8 LITE access. Therefore we have to uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make HUAWEI P8 LITE performance run faster again like new, then we have to consider doing hard reset or master format.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format HUAWEI P8LITE ?

There is no secret hidden code for HUAWEI P8 LITE to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.


How to Update HUAWEI P8 LITE Latest Official Android Operating System Upgrade ?

The latest official version for HUAWEI P8 LITE is Android Marshmallow version 6. Please find from OTA (over the air), but if you can not get the OTA update, then please upgrade at Huawei authorized service center.

There are some custom ROM which give options to update HUAWEI P8 LITE with Android Nougat or Android Oreo or Android Pie, but we are not recommended to do that because some custom ROM will not make our phone run normally.


Latest Discussions & Share Information:

[Q] hi my p8 lite turn on but stock in Huawei logo and didnt turn on or off ! its charging (didnt has any problem with charging) tnx
[A] Hi, if you have done with hard reset using hardware button combination key, but the problems still happen, then maybe there are some other hardware troubles. Please consult with Huawei authorized service center.

[Q] Hie please help, my phone P8 lite 2017 it keeps freezing every time, I have done hard reset and it didn't help, I keep restating every time when it freeze sometime it help sometimes not
[A] Hi, you can try to do hard reset procedure one more time and after your Huawei P8 Lite finish reformat, please do not login with any previous Gmail account or Huawei account. Just try to create new account and download important applications. Why? Because sometime Google cloud backup will be restore back automatically after your phone finish reformat, then all previous bad installed apps will be downloaded again into your Huawei P8 Lite. If you use new account for testing, then hopefully your phone will work properly.