How to Easily Master Format HUAWEI Y6 (2018) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix HUAWEI Y6 (2018) problems. As entry level smartphone, HUAWEI Y6 (2018) already give several good options. The screen size is 5.7 inches with 18:9 aspect ratio HD resolutions. When the time release in the market, it is use Android Oreo 8.0 as factory default operating system together with MIUI 8.0. It is use Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 processor and have 16 GB internal memory with 2 GB RAM. Find more information about how to solve troubles of HUAWEI Y6 (2018) at community.

What is Advantage of HUAWEI Y6 (2018) Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G with Dual Simcard Slot
LCD 5.7 inches capacitive touch screen, aspect ratio 18:9
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 308
Memory Internal 16 GB
Main Camera Dual 13 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP with LED flash for Video Conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Oreo version 8.0
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery HUAWEI Y6 (2018) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The internal memory is very important to install applications, HUAWEI Y6 (2018) have 16 GB internal storage but thanks to Android Oreo because we can extend the default storage to external memory which can add to HUAWEI Y6 (2018) dedicated slot using MicroSD maximum 256 GB. There are some factory default applications which already installed together with Android Oreo operating system inside this phone, but we still download some other interesting apps from Google Play Store like Facebook, Line Messenger, Instagram, Telegram, Skype, Viber, Whatsapp, WeChat, Snapchat, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). Please give more attention when we want download or install new applications because they may content viruses or malware that can make our phone get some trouble such as become hang or stuck or bricks or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. They usually do not get Verified by Play Store when we want to download.

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 HUAWEI Y6 (2018) 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 HUAWEI Y6 (2018). 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 HUAWEI Y6 (2018) ?

Yes we know this is cheap entry level smartphone which have newer design, because of some installed apps crash or hang can make HUAWEI Y6 (2018) get some trouble. At this time we need to do soft reset or reboot to remove temporary files and caches from memory. Please press and hold POWER button until HUAWEI Y6 (2018) 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 HUAWEI Y6 (2018) 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 HUAWEI Y6 (2018) ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our HUAWEI Y6 (2018) 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 HUAWEI Y6 (2018) with Software Menu :

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on HUAWEI Y6 (2018) 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 Y6 (2018)
  6. The HUAWEI Y6 (2018) will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset HUAWEI Y6 (2018) with Hardware Key Button :

  1. Please make sure the battery is not empty
  2. Turn off HUAWEI Y6 (2018)
  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 Y6 (2018), useVolume DownorVolume Upbutton to moving, and pressPower Buttonto Ok or Enter or Confirm

#Option 3, Hard Reset HUAWEI Y6 (2018) with MicroSD card Firmware Update:

  1. Make sure the battery if fully charge
  2. Turn off the HUAWEI Y6 (2018)
  3. Remove the MicroSD and connect to computer or PC
  4. Download firmware from computer browser or
  5. Choose the HUAWEI Y6 (2018) 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 Y6 (2018)
  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 HUAWEI Y6 (2018) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

HUAWEI Y6 (2018) have full-view display 5.7 inches with 18:9 aspect ratio. The camera are also important for HUAWEI Y6 (2018) users because it have 5 megapixel with LED flash for help our selfie photo become better at any dark situations. The main camera is 13 megapixel can take good pictures for daily activity. After use several months, we will have many private photos / videos and personal files which have to secure from unauthorized people when HUAWEI Y6 (2018) away from us or stolen or lost. HUAWEI Y6 (2018) does not have fingerprint sensor, but we can activate some other security protection like screen lock pattern or password pin protections or face unlock with the camera. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer. 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. Please turn on this phone, when it ask for security answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until HUAWEI Y6 (2018) locked or freezing about 30 seconds. At this situations we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button, to give our Gmail username and password account that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format HUAWEI Y6 (2018) ?

There is no secret hidden code for HUAWEI Y6 (2018) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at HUAWEI Y6 (2018) ?

There are two phone memory type at HUAWEI Y6 (2018), 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 HUAWEI Y6 (2018) 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 HUAWEI Y6 (2018) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

HUAWEI Y6 (2018) use 3000 mAh battery. This capacity is enough for entry level smartphone to work full one day without need to recharge. HUAWEI Y6 (2018) battery is not removable, therefore we can not have battery backup when we want to use more active and away from charging plug. However, we can do some adjustment at the time we want to use HUAWEI Y6 (2018) continuously like playing games or watch movie. First, please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Second, please disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth. Please activate GPS battery saving mode when some apps need to know our locations like main camera for photo tag or some other apps.

FAQ HUAWEI Y6 (2018) :

  • Is HUAWEI Y6 (2018) Waterproof ? No, please do not bring this phone inside water
  • Can We use OTG at HUAWEI Y6 (2018) ? Yes, it is support OTG for read flashdrive from MicroUSB port
  • Why HUAWEI Y6 (2018) Camera is Slot to Response ? As we know this is entry level smartphone, the processor need several time to activate and process photo / video facility. Please make sure all applications clean from memory to make HUAWEI Y6 (2018) camera work more faster.

2 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format HUAWEI Y6 (2018) with Safety Hard Reset?”

    • Hi, after finish performing hard reset, your HUAWEI Y6 will ask previous Google account for make sure this is your real phone. It is happen because of FRP (factory reset protection) features to protect your phone when lost or stolen. Please make sure your sign in with correct previous Google username and password.


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