How to Easily Hard Reset LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) with Safety Master Format?

Tips and tricks for solving problems at LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX). Photography is one of very important thing in our life. Beside bring dedicated camera, most of us use camera for ready anytime camera to capture every interesting moment anytime. Now we can have good camera result from LENOVO VIBE SHOT with 16 megapixel camera include optical image stabilization with good image processor to reduce noise when we use high ISO number at low light situations. If we want to use flash, this smartphone camera also include bright triple LED flash. For front selfie camera, LENOVO VIBE SHOT already have 8 megapixel which also capable to record video up to 1080p full HD.

What is Advantage of LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA & 4G LTE
Dual Simcard GSM-GSM
LCD 5 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels
Processor Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 405
Memory Internal 32 GB storage
Main Camera 16 MP, 2997 x 5328 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, triple-LED
Front Camera 8 MP
Operating System Android, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Battery Li-Po 3000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The internal memory of LENOVO VIBE SHOT is 32 GB. For saving more pictures or video which we capture from 16 megapixel main camera or 8 megapixel front camera, we suggest to keep the images at external storage microSD card that we can expand from this phone up to 128 GB external memory. We will get several factory default applications when the first time use this phone using Google Android Lollipop operating system. Of course we can add more interesting free applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Twitter, Pinterest, Path, Viber, Skype, Blackberry Messenger (BBM), Line Messenger, WeChat and many more. But we have to be careful while downloading or choose free apps, because some of them may contain virus or malware or not compatible with our LENOVO VIBE SHOT. If we install this kind of applications, our phone will become hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or boot logo loop or LCD touch screen not responsive. If we get this problems, we have to force soft reset or force shutdown or reboot to clean temporary files and caches. If the problems still happen, then we have to do hard reset. Please note, doing master format or hard reset will remove any important files or pictures or movies, also will clean all installed applications. Therefore, we have to backup all important data before doing hard reset. Please remove external microSD card before doing hard reset.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) ?

When we play some games or running an applications, sometime our LENOVO VIBE SHOT become hang or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. What should we do? We have to force shutdown or force soft reset or reboot to restart all running applications from beginning, also remove temporary files and caches. When this phone bricks or freezing, please press and hold POWER button until this phone shutting down by itself. Wait about 5 seconds or more until this phone totally powered off, then press again POWER button to turn it on. This process will not remove any important data, so we can do this process anytime we want or while we think LENOVO VIBE SHOT get strange result. If we want to soft reset while this phone work normally, then please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

#Option 1, Hard Reset LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) with menu setting:

  1. Turn on the LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX)
  2. We suggest to charge the battery full
  3. Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX)
  4. Go toMenu Setting > Storage > Factory Data Reset
  5. ChooseReset Phone, continue withErase Everything
  6. The LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) will do the master reset until it finish

hard reset lenovo vibe shot to factory default

#Option 2,Hard Reset LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) with Hardware Button key:

  1. Confirm and make sure that LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) Battery is fully charge or not empty
  2. Turn off LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX)
  3. Press together :POWER + VOLUME UPabout several second, that the warning will appear at the LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX)
  4. You can also try to press POWER BUTTON until Lenovo logo appear, then continue press VOLUME UP + VOLUME DOWN together until menu appear
  5. Choose:Reset DeviceorWipe dataorClear eMMC
  6. Make sure we already backup all important data because doing hard reset will clean all installed application and all data will be loose or clear while Resetting LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX)

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) (Reformat) ?

Why we need to reformat or reinstall the operating system of LENOVO VIBE SHOT? When we install many applications, sometime the applications is not compatible or become crash which can make the LENOVO VIBE SHOT operating system become corrupt or damage. Then this is the right time for us to reformat or reinstall or restore with factory default Android operating system. First we have to know, that clean factory default Android operating system already saved safely inside LENOVO VIBE SHOT ROM or internal memory. So, we do not need to copy or connect to other device when we need to reinstall or reformat the OS. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

With good 16 megapixel main camera and also 8 megapixel front camera, we will have many important and private pictures/photos at this phone, therefore we have to give security protections. There are several options that we can choose by default without need to install anything, usually we use screen lock pattern because this options more easy to use and faster to open, but some users also like to use password pin protections. The problems start when we can not open or forget security protections at LENOVO VIBE SHOT. But do not worry, because we can bypass or unlock forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections at LENOVO VIBE SHOT using Google account. Please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until this phone freeze or locked 30 seconds. At this time, we can see at LCD screen Forgot Password / Pattern button, press this button, then we can give our Gmail username and password that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access Google account to unlock forgotten security protections, then we have to hard reset with hardware button combination key.

How to Improve Performance LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) to make run more faster?

The specification of LENOVO VIBE SHOT is good because it use double quad core processor from Quadcore. The benchmark result review is give good performance. However, some users get trouble with slowly response, why this problem happen? Usually this problems happen because applications problems. Although LENOVO VIBE SHOT have 3 GB RAM, but this amount still have limitation. Some users that we have installed from Google Play Store will keep run in the background to wait data update or command. All apps will consume RAM and processor resources. If many background and foreground applications run together, then at some period the RAM and process resources will be insufficient and make slowdown response, because when RAM already insufficient, LENOVO VIBE SHOT will try to find which old not use applications in the background or foreground which can force close to give more free RAM and processor resources. But this process will make LENOVO VIBE SHOT become slow for some moment. Therefore please uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make LENOVO VIBE SHOT performance run faster again like new, then we have to consider doing hard reset.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX)?

There is no secret hidden code for LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

16 thoughts on “How to Easily Hard Reset LENOVO VIBE SHOT (z90-7 / VIBE MAX) with Safety Master Format?”

  1. I have done a factory format and two of the fuse formats, after that , when i rebooted my phone.. there is this some sort of process, its sooooooo slow. unlike any phone i seen.. whats happening. how much time will it take and whats happening actually???????

    • Hi, in normal conditions, your Lenovo Vibe Shot will only need less then 5 minutes to finish the hard reset or reformat to factory default. But this situations will not happen correctly when you have rooted your Lenovo Vibe Shot, because there are some other non standard possibilities. However, you can try again to hard reset your phone and please do not login with any account, then try gain to use with default applications. What happen with the speed? If you get faster access after use about 1 hour, then continue to sign with new Google account, because maybe your previous Google account cloud backup have bad backup files, so it will restore again to your Lenovo Vibe Shot when you login with the same old Gmail account.

  2. Hi guys, I need your advice in regard how to root this phone.Too much bloatware and etc.Seems to me quite a lot of people have the same problem with it. I liked the phone , but the problem wit the software is nightmare. I have tried also king root and another few ,but unsuccessful . Any suggestions what to do will be very much appreciated? Thank you very much .

    • Hi, unfortunately we can not give good answer for rooted Lenovo Vibe Shot, because some wrong steps can make this phone become hang or corrupt. You should consider before doing that. However, some other community like XDA Developers can give good answer for your problems.

  3. I got my lenovo vibe shot exactly one week now. It works perfectly until last night but when i wake up in the morning (this day) my lenovo vibe shot is shut off, i am sure that before i sleep i still have 46% of battery . I try to open it but it did’nt turned on so i charge it but there’s no light in charging light. I still can’t open my lenovo vibe shot. Anyone please help me. What trouble shooting do i need to perform?

    • Hi, maybe some installed applications crash in the background and make some trouble at the operating system corrupt. Please try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above to reformat your Lenovo vibe Shot OS to factory default, but you have to setup again like new after finish reformat.

  4. Hi guys,I have set pattern lock for my secure zone,but as I don’t use the secure zone often,i forgot the pattern that i create,so any idea to delete the secure zone from my open zone as I can still use my open zone ,thks so much guys for your kind attention and your prompt reply is so much appreciated

    • Hi, if you forgot about secure zone answer, maybe you can try to use forgot password / screen lock pattern answer using Google account. Please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until you phone freezing or locked 30 seconds, then find Forgot Password / Pattern button, press and type your username and password of registered Gmail account inside this phone. If still can not access or unlock, then you have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above for reformat your Lenovo Vibe Shot operating system factory default.

    • Hi, first you have to do factory reset at camera menu Setting, because sometime it is happen because the setting options. You may try to install other 3th party camera like Open Camera or some other free camera at Google Play Store. However, if still can not work then please try to do hard reset or master format your Lenovo Vibe Shot to reformat operating system to factory default.

  5. Good Morning! I have lenovo vibe shot (Z90-7) mobile. It was purchased on 2016 in china . Last 2 days my mobile not works sound system. In display shows head phone symbol appeared. I removed headset also. But still appearing in display. So i couldn’t get incoming call and outgoing calls. Please give me right solution tomy mail.

    Thanks & Regards,

    • Hi, it seems that your problems comes from software, therefore you have to try backup all important data from your Lenovo Vibe Shot, then try to do hard reset using menu Setting like steps at #option 1 above, because your Lenovo Vibe Shot still can work properly.

    • Hi, first you have to make sure your simcard work with 3G / 4G. You can try to test at different Android smartphone just to make sure your simcard can work with 3G or 4G. If your simcard can work with 3G or 4G at other smartphone, then maybe the APN setting on your Lenovo Z90-7 is not correct. You have to discuss your phone network provider to set the correct APN for make the 3G or 4G work properly.


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