Tips and tricks to fix GOOGLE PIXEL 5 problems. The model code for this phone is GD1YQ, GTT9Q. It use OLED screen with 6.0 inches size Full HD+ at 1080 x 2340 pixels. Front glass protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 scratch resistance and back side body use aluminium. This phone has IP68 water resistant, it mean we can wash this phone to remove virus like Covid-19 or anything else.

GOOGLE PIXEL 5 is the first Android 11 smartphone. It is powered by Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G mid end processor with dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 620 for fast graphic rendering. Some users get issue when using GOOGLE PIXEL 5 hardware or software. We will try to give more solutions, reviews and information about how to solve GOOGLE PIXEL 5 (GD1YQ / GTT9Q) troubles at community.


What are Advantages of GOOGLE PIXEL 5 Specifications and Features?

  • Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G LTE + 5G
  • LCD 6 inches
  • Processor Octa-core 1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver
  • GPU Adreno 620
  • Memory Internal 128 GB
  • RAM 8 GB
  • Main Camera Dual 12.2 MP, f/1.7 + 16 MP f/2.2
  • Main Camera Features OIS, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED flash
  • Front Camera 8 MP f/2.0 for video conference or selfie photo
  • Operating System Android 11.0
  • Battery Li-Po 4080 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery GOOGLE PIXEL 5 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This is 5G smartphone with Android 11 operating system. It has 128 GB internal storage without external memory MicroSD card slot. One important thins when using native Android version on GOOGLE PIXEL 5, we will not get any bloatware applications, therefore we will have more free storage after installed with Android OS.

We can install many interesting applications or games from Google Play Store. But we need to stay away from not famous or new applications or games, because they may contain viruses or malware that can make our GOOGLE PIXEL 5 get troubles like become slowly or hang or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or not responding with our finger touch. We need to read many user reviews before install any of them. These kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect icon.

What do we have to do? We need to try remove temporary files and caches inside this phone by doing reboot or soft reset or restart. If our GOOGLE PIXEL 5 can boot again, then please download one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON, we suggest only download one we like. The antivirus will try to scan all installed applications and give recommendation setting to our phone.

If the problems still happen, then next steps is doing 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 from GOOGLE PIXEL 5. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.


How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart GOOGLE PIXEL 5 ?

GOOGLE PIXEL 5 has big 8 GB RAM. But apps may crash or corrupt, then will make our GOOGLE PIXEL 5 run not normal like hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. We have to remove temporary files and caches by doing soft reset or reboot.


Please press and hold POWER button until GOOGLE PIXEL 5 shutdown or turn off by itself. Or we can try to press and hold VOLUME UP + POWER BUTTON together until shutdown.  After it totally off, then we can press again POWER button to turn it ON. This process will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our GOOGLE PIXEL 5 still can work properly, but we want to clear temporary files and caches from some applications, then please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, continue choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.


How to backup data or Contact at GOOGLE PIXEL 5 ?

Because this pone does not have external memory, then we can not use MicroSD to backup any data. But we can connect GOOGLE PIXEL 5 to computer with USB data cable. After our computer can recognize this phone, then please use computer file manager apps to backup all important data to computer hard drive.

If our GOOGLE PIXEL 5 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, How to Hard Reset GOOGLE PIXEL 5 with software menu:

  1. Turn on GOOGLE PIXEL 5
  2. Please make sure GOOGLE PIXEL 5 battery already charge properly or have minimum 50% battery capacity
  3. Go to menu: Setting > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. Choose Erase Everything
  5. GOOGLE PIXEL 5 will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default


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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset GOOGLE PIXEL 5 with Hardware key button:


  1. Make sure the battery of GOOGLE PIXEL 5 charge properly
  2. Turn off GOOGLE PIXEL 5
  3. Press and hold together : Power Button + Volume Down until Logo appear at LCD screen
  4. If we see the menu at LCD screen, choose Wipe Data/Factory Reset with Volume Button to select and use Power Button to ok or enter.
  5. The GOOGLE PIXEL 5 will doing the process of restoring to factory default.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for GOOGLE PIXEL 5 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

GOOGLE PIXEL 5 has big internal memory 128 GB to keep many installed applications and data. Some apps may have confidential data. Moreover, it has dual camera with 12.2 megapixel for wide + 16 megapixel for ultra wide. We also will have many private photos videos. We have to secure all important data from unauthorized users when GOOGLE PIXEL 5 away from us or lost or stolen.

Fingerprint is located at back side body. It is fast and accurate. We can use front selfie camera for face unlock recognizing. Please note that fingerprint and face detection will not work after GOOGLE PIXEL 5 finish reboot or restart. We have to activate using secondary protections like screen lock pattern or password or pin. 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. But we have to do hard reset or master format using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. Because GOOGLE PIXEL 5 already use update new Android version, then it work with FRP (Factory Reset Protections). This is use for secure our phone after finish hard reset. We have to Verify your account with previous Google Account for make sure this phone is belong to us. Therefore we have to keep secure and always remember our Google account when using GOOGLE PIXEL 5.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format GOOGLE PIXEL 5 ?

There is no secret hidden code for GOOGLE PIXEL 5 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.


How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at GOOGLE PIXEL 5 ?

GOOGLE PIXEL 5 does not have external memory (microSD) simcard slot. If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of GOOGLE PIXEL 5 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.

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 GOOGLE PIXEL 5 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

GOOGLE PIXEL 5 has big battery for one day usages because it use 7 nm technology at Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G processor. However, if we want to make GOOGLE PIXEL 5 battery work more longer for playing games or watching movie, then we need to do some adjustment like disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth or NFC. and make LCD screen brightness as low as possible.