How to Easily Master Format HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks for fix HUAWEI HONOR 4X trouble. HUAWEI HONOR 4X also have other name as HUAWEI GLORY PLAY 4X (Che1-CL20/Che1-CL10/Che1-L04) is LTE Android smartphone with dual simcard GSM-GSM. This phones comes with Octa Core processor which manufacture by Huawei itself, 64 bit processor name is HiSilicon Kirin 620. HUAWEI HONOR 4X have 5.5 inches LCD screen width using IPS capacitive touch screen. For better multitasking, this phone have 2 GB RAM. There are 8 GB internal memory which can expand until 32 GB with external memory microSD. Camera is also important for HUAWEI HONOR 4X user, therefore we can have up to 13 megapixel photo from main camera in the back side body, and 5 megapixel at front camera for selfie pictures and video conference.

What is Advantage of HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G LTE with Dual Simcard GSM-GSM
LCD 5.5 inches capacitive touch screen
Processor Octa-core 1.2 GHz
GPU Mali-450
Memory Internal 8 GB with 2 GB RAM
Main Camera 13 MP, 4208 x 3120 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP for Video Conference
Operating System Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) can be upgrade to Android Lollipop.
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

We will get several factory default applications with Emotion 3.0 UI for HUAWEI HONOR 4X user interface. We also can add and install more interesting applications for free from Google Play Store like Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, WeChat, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM), Skype, Viber, Path, Pinterest and many more. But we have to be careful while download some applications from Google Play Store, because some of them also contain malware or virus that can make our HUAWEI HONOR 4X become hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or boot logo loop. Some users also get LCD non responding trouble at HUAWEI HONOR 4X. This problems also can happen if we get not compatible apps from Google Play Store. If we get this problems, we have to force shutdown or force soft reset to clean or wipe cache and temporary files. If we still get this problems, then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset or master format will remove or erase all important data or pictures or movie and installed applications from our HUAWEI HONOR 4X, that is why we have to do backup first before doing hard reset.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Force Reboot or Force Restart HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X ?

The battery of HUAWEI HONOR 4X is non removable, therefore we can not force soft reset or force shutdown by open battery. If we get trouble and need to soft reset because our phone hang or freezing which make LCD touch screen not responsive, then we can force shutdown by press and hold POWER button until this phone turn off by itself. This process is safe to do anytime, because it will not remove any important data and installed applications, soft reset only remove not use cache and temporary files and restart all running applications from beginning. If our HUAWEI HONOR 4X still at normal conditions but we need to do soft reset, then press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Power off / Shutdown / Reboot menu.

#Option 1, Hard Reset HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X with Software Menu :

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on HUAWEI HONOR 4X 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 HUAWEI HONOR 4X
  6. The HUAWEI HONOR 4X will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X with Hardware Key Button :

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

#Option 3, Hard Reset HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X with MicroSD card Firmware Update:

  1. Make sure the battery if fully charge
  2. Turn off the HUAWEI HONOR 4X
  3. Remove the MicroSD and connect to computer or PC
  4. Download firmware from computer browser
  5. Choose the HUAWEI HONOR 4X 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 HONOR 4X
  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 HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X (Reformat)?

After using several period, our HUAWEI HONOR 4X will have some new installed applications, sometime installed applications can become crash and make our operating system damage or corrupt. If this problem happen, our phone will act not normal and sometime can not start properly. Before doing reinstall we have to prepare our operating system file source. We have to know that clean factory default file source of Android operating system or firmware has already saved safely inside HUAWEI HONOR 4X ROM. Therefore we do not need to copy from other gadget or connected to other device. Just follow steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will automatically reinstall or restore at HUAWEI HONOR 4X.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

All users should keep important data or photo or video more secure, so nobody can access our confidential data while this phone away from us or stolen or lost. There are several options that we can use by default without need to install from Google Play Store. Usually we use screen lock pattern protections, but some users also like to use password pin protections. What should we do when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections at HUAWEI HONOR 4X? How to unlock it? We can easily bypass or unlock forgotten security screen lock pattern or password pin protections at HUAWEI HONOR 4X using Gmail account. Please give several time wrong answer continuously until this phone locked or freeze 30 seconds. At this time we will find Forgot Password / Pattern button at LCD screen. Please press this button, then we can give our Google username and password at specific field. If we can not access Google account at this phone, then we have to do hard reset or master format.

How to Improve Performance HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X to make run more faster?

HUAWEI HONOR 4X use Octa core processor with 1.2 Ghz clock speed with 2 GB RAM. This main specification will make this phone run faster for daily activity. But why HUAWEI HONOR 4X become slowly? Usually this problems happen because there are some trouble apps or too many installed applications run in the background. We have to know, some applications which are installed from Google Play Store will keep run in the background to wait data update or wait command like social media or chatting applications. All applications will need RAM and processor resources. If there are too many applications run in the background, then HUAWEI HONOR 4X RAM and processor resource will be insufficient, and this phone will try to self recovery the limitation by force close some apps, but this process sometime will make our HUAWEI HONOR 4X become slowly. Please remove some not use applications to give more free RAM and processor empty space. If we want to make our HUAWEI HONOR 4X performance run faster again like new, then we have to do hard reset or master format.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X ?

There is no secret hidden code for HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Upgrade or Update HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4Xto Android Lollipop ?

Can we upgrade firmware of HUAWEI HONOR 4X to Android Lollipop version 5+. Yes we can, because the specifications for this phone will make Android Lollipop run without problems at this phone. But Huawei still not release official Android Lollipop update for HUAWEI HONOR 4X. Maybe we can find some other community have data for HUAWEI HONOR 4X firmware to custom ROM Android Lollipop, but we are not recommended to install or flash our phone with non official one, because usually some features will not run correctly when we use non standard rom. Please be careful before doing that. Better to wait for official ROM, because using standard official Android Kitkat still give good performance at HUAWEI HONOR 4X.

34 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format HUAWEI HONOR 4X / GLORY PLAY 4X with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. Sir,
    Thank you very very much sir. I recovered my 4X after reading your article using method no. -3 as I was unable to boot.

  2. hi manmohan….where did u find the firmware???its not on the huawei site…model number is Che1-L04…i cant find firmware

  3. While booting my honor 4x india version,its automatically shows ur phone is locked…..i cant do anything…… Wat can i do?pls help me…..

    • Hi, is it about LCD screen lock? If yes then you have to bypass with Google account for forgotten security LCD locked. Please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until your Huawei Honor 4X freezing, then please type your Gmail username and password that you have signed in before. Please make sure your Huawei Honor 4X internet active whether with GSM or Wifi connection, because your Huawei Honor 4X will need some authentication with Google server to unlock forgot security protections.

  4. Hello, a frind of mine bought a LTE Huawei 4X (dual SIM) in China and he lives in Argentina. Unfortunately he did not notice that band 4, required for Argentina, had not been configured on such device and the phone only gets 2G network. Is there any chance (ie by rooting / installing a patch) to allow the device to be band 4 compatible?
    Thanks in advance,

    • Hi, as far as we know your Huawei 4X stil can work with Argentina 3G or HSDPA, so although your friends phone can not work with 4G but HSDPA still fine to work or download files or watch movie.

  5. Few users have got the Honor 4X device corrupted after update from KK->Lollipop version due to some server issues(might be too many downloads at same time because of many many users of Honor4X in India)

    To solve HONOR have easy solution for all those users:

    1. Download from the link.
    2. Create a folder in sd card- dload
    3. Place the in the dload folder
    4. Press volume up + volume down + power
    5. Update from sd card


    Thats all your problem solved 🙂

  6. I update 4x che2-L11 to 5.11 now buid number is che2-L11c636B360. but now internal storage is low. i dis master reset.but problem is not done.plz help me to rollback original condition

    • Hi, the internal memory split as system and data. If internal storage is low after doing master reset, then maybe data partitions already full like photo and downloaded files. You have to backup all data and do master format again, but do not forget to choose Erase internal SD card content at your Huawei Honor 4X.

    • Hi, please press and hold together Power Button + Volume Up Button several seconds until your Huawei Honor 4X shutdown by itself.

    • Same problem with me….After master reset just display honor only and hang until wait battery die,…So what should I do???

      • Hi, please download proper ROM from Huawei mobile website, then use MicroSD to reformat your Huawei Honor 4X. Please follow steps at #Option 3 above carefully. If you still get some trouble, then please consult with Huawei authorize service center.

  7. while upgrading my honor 4x ,its internal memory is decrease .now it has only 4 gb how can overcome from it.please tell me

    • Hi, have you ever done hard reset and remove all data inside internal memory. But some upgraded firmware may use more internal memory capacity to install factory default applications and new version operating system.

  8. Hai.
    After reset my phone I lose my battery charging capacity. Before reset my phone battery life is around 3-4 days. But now it have only one day battery life………what to do? Pls give me a solution

    • Hi, as far as we know doing hard reset will not do anything with the battery performance, in fact the battery life maybe become more efficient after reformat because all of installed applications will be remove and some background applications will not run anymore. Please make sure you change your Huawei Honox 4X properly.

  9. Hi I have the honor 4x mobile and while I am doing the hard reset the screen have been stopped in fast boot mode and not going further I have given the mobile in service center as well but the service center people are saying that it will not happen you have to change the mother board of the mobile so please help me with the solution what should I do.

    • Hi, usually by bring the Huawei to authorize service center then they will see the hardware conditions. If they said it is happen because the motherboard then maybe that is the correct problems. However, you may try to do hard reset using MicroSD card like steps at #option 3 to reflash the firmware to factory default. It is nothing to loose to do this steps one more time at your Huawei Honor 4X.

    • Hi, if your Huawei Honor 4X has been upgraded to newest Android version, then you can not easily roll back to downgrade the firmware to previous version, it will not work with OTA over the air, because Huawei will not prepare for that state. Some trouble may happen if you force your phone back with not standard conditions. What we are suggest right now, try to hard reset to reformat your Huawei Honor 4X / Play 4x to make the os back to factory default. It will remove all installed applications which were downloaded with old Android version. After your phone back to factory default with new OS, then you have to install the apps one by one from Google Play Store, it will find the apps with the same version of your Android version.

  10. i was tried everything on th e above . nothing is chang still the problem is same (rebooting again and again) pliz help who had success this problem

    • Hi, please try to do hard reset using MicroSD like steps at #option 3 above. It is recommended option for reformat your Huawei Honor 4X operating system to factory default. If still can not work, then you have to bring your phone to Huawei authorized service center for hardware check.

    • Hi, please do hard reset to reformat your Huawei Honor 4X operating system to factory default. You can try to use MicroSD option like steps at #option 3 above.

  11. Hi sir
    When i start my huwei honor 4x there is only powerd by android icon and phon automatically on and off there is no any othe option plz help me sir

    • Hi, please try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. It will reformat your Huawei honor 4X operating system to factory default.

  12. How could I fix this problem ,
    at First when I’m trying to call someone that has another call , the mobile show me a sign that I’m on a waiting ,
    But now I can’t see this sign anymore ,
    Is this a problem with the settings?

    • Hi, call waiting notification will be shown at your display once another call is coming. Please soft reset your phone, and try to make a outgooing phone call, and at the same time, please make incoming phone call to secondary number from other telephone.

  13. Hi,
    I bought a 4g Sim but on using it,the phone says 2g and its really slow and frustrating. I did a factory reset but still the mobile network is on EDGE and refused to change.Is there anything I can do to at least make it a 3G network?

    • Hi, usually after performing hard reset, your phone will automatically work with 4G LTE at most Android version. However, you can try to find from Setting menu at Mobile Data > Mobile Network and make sure the Network mode to WCDMA or LTE.


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