How to Easily Master Format HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix HONOR 8S or HONOR PLAY 8 problems. Cheap entry level smartphone from Huawei with Full screen 5.71 inches LCD width, HD resolution at 720 x 1520 pixels. At top of the screen we will see small notch drop for hold front 13 megapixel camera. This phone use Android Pie 9.0 as factory default operating system together with EMUI version 9. This phone can work with single or dual simcard slot. We are really happy because this phone have its own dedicated external memory slot, therefore we still can use dual simcard network together with MicroSD external card. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) (KSE-LX9 / KSA-LX9 / KSA-LX2) at community.

What is Advantage of HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G with Dual Simcard Slot
LCD 6.71 inches capacitive touch screen
Processor Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320
Memory Internal 32 GB with 2 GB RAM
Memory Internal 64 GB with 3 GB RAM
Main Camera 13 MP f/1.8
Main camera Features autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP for selfie photography or video conference
Operating System Android Pie version 9.0
Battery Li-Po 3020 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This is cheap low end smartphone which use Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 processor together with dedicated graphic processor unit (GPU) PowerVR GE8320. This phone have two options of internal memory start from 32 GB with 2 GB RAM and the other option use 64 GB internal storage with 3 GB RAM. Of course bigger internal memory with bigger RAM is recommended to buy for better multitasking experience. The internal memory use for operating system and factory default applications. But we still have some free storage to install several applications from Google Play Store like WeChat, Telegram, Line Messenger, Kakaotalk, Instagram, Facebook, Whatsapp, Viber, Skype and some other more.
There are some bad apps which contain viruses or malware inside Google Play Store, usually new or not famous apps, it can make troubles at our HONOR 8S / HONOR PLAY 8 like become slowly or hang or stuck or bricks or some phone also become bootloop. They will not get Verified by Play Store when we want to download. Please read as many user review before install new or not famous apps.

What do we have to do? First we have to try do soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files or caches that can make some trouble at this phone. If our HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) can boot again, then please directly download one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON, please choose only 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 HONOR 8S (PLAY 8). 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 HONOR 8S (PLAY 8)?

Some crash or corrupt applications can make troubles at our HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) like hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with any finger touch. We have to remove temporary files and caches inside this phone. Please press and hold POWER button until HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) shutdown or turn off by itself. If it is not work, then try to press and hold POWER + VOLUME DOWN 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 HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) 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 HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) ?

We can use MicroSD external memory for backup all important data using phone file manager application. We also can connect this phone to computer using USB data cable and copy all important data to computer using pc file manager.

If our HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) 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 HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) with Software Menu :

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) smartphone
  3. Don’t forget to backup all important data
  4. Go to menu:Setting > Backup & reset > Factory Data Reset > Reset Phone
  5. ChooseErase everythingto continue and confirm you ready to do the format HONOR 8S (PLAY 8)
  6. The HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) with Hardware Key Button :

  1. Please make sure the battery is not empty
  2. Turn off HONOR 8S (PLAY 8)
  3. Press and Hold together:Power Button + Volume Up Buttonfor several seconds
  4. Follow the menu at LCD screen to continue the hard reset HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) , useVolume DownorVolume Upbutton to moving, and pressPower Buttonto Ok or Enter or Confirm

#Option 3, Hard Reset HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) with MicroSD card Firmware Update:

  1. Make sure the battery if fully charge
  2. Turn off the HONOR 8S (PLAY 8)
  3. Remove the MicroSD and connect to computer or PC
  4. Download firmware from computer browser or
  5. Choose the HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) 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 HONOR 8S (PLAY 8)
  8. Turn on Phone together with press and holdPower + Volume Up + Volume Downbutton 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 Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Although this phone does not have dual camera, but we still can take good pictures from rear camera and front camera. We have to secure all photos videos or important data from authorized people, especially when HONOR 8S / HONOR PLAY 8 away from us or lost or stolen. Fingerprint is not available at HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) to make selling price become cheaper. But we still can use default protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections without install additional apps. Please choose the options from menu Setting > Security. 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. However, because HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) already use latest Android version, then we have to force hard reset or master format using one following steps above. After finish reformat or hard reset, this phone will ask for Verify your account with previous Google Account. This is happen because Android already optimize the security using FRP (Factory Reset Protections), we have to make sure this phone is belong to us after finish hard reset. Therefore we have to remember and keep secure our Gmail username and password for bypass FRP at HONOR 8S (PLAY 8).

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) ?

There is no secret hidden code for HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) ?

There are two phone memory type at HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) , 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 HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) 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 HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) use 3020 mAh battery. This battery is enough to make it run one day for standard activity. What does it mean? If we use this phone very heavy like have many social media group chat or watch movie or playing games several hours continuously, then the battery will not enough for one day. How to make HONOR 8S (PLAY 8) battery work more longer? We suggest to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible, and disable all not use connections also recommended like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. NFC is not available at HONOR 8S (PLAY 8)

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