Tips and tricks to fix LENOVO A5 problems. There are several options for cheap smartphone, now Lenovo release LENOVO A5 with 5.45 inches LCD screen width 18:9 aspect ratio and already Android Oreo version 8.0 for factory default operating system. To make LENOVO A5 price can sell with cheaper price, this phone use  Mediatek MT6739 which can work with Quad Core processor maximum 1.5 Ghz. This phone does not have dual camera neither front or rear camera. Find more review and information about how to solve problems of LENOVO A5 at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What are Advantages of LENOVO A5 Specifications:

Network  3G / 4G LTE (Dual Sim)
LCD 5.45 inches with 18:9 ratio
Internal memory 16 GB or 32 GB with 3 GB RAM
Main Camera 13 MP with f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP for selfie and video conference
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.0
Battery Li-Po 4000 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LENOVO A5 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

There are two options of internal memory when we want to buy LENOVO A5, one with 16 GB and more expensive one with 32 GB, both type have 3 GB RAM. When the first time open from the box, this phone already installed with several applications, but we still have enough storage to install several important applications from Google Play Store like Instagram, Viber, WeChat, Facebook, Whatsapp, Skype, Telegram, Snapchat, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). We have to read as many user review as possible because some apps inside Play Store may contain viruses or malware, especially new or not famous one. That apps can make troubles if installed at our LENOVO A5 like stuck or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. These bad apps will not Verified by Play Protect information when download is start processing.

If we get this problems, we need to try do soft reset to remove temporary files and caches. If our LENOVO A5 still can boot again, then please install one good antivirus like Norton which is free. This antivirus will try to scan all installed apps and give recommended setting options. If our LENOVO A5 still can not work normally, then we have to do master format or hard reset. Doing hard reset will remove all important data inside LENOVO A5, therefore we have to backup as many data as possible. Hard reset also will remove all Google account and other sync account from LENOVO A5. We suggest to ignore install unknown APK files, because it can make our LENOVO A5 get some troubles.

 

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart LENOVO A5 ?

When everything running well, we do not need to do any soft reset. But once our LENOVO A5 work not normal, the first suggestion to do is doing soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until LENOVO A5 shutdown or turn off by itself. We also can try to press POWER + VOLUME DOWN together to turn it off. After this phone totally off, then we can press again POWER button to turn it ON. 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 LENOVO A5 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 LENOVO A5 ?

 

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our LENOVO A5 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.

 

How to Boot Recovery Mode at LENOVO A5 ?

If we need to boot our LENOVO A5 go to recovery mode. We can follow the steps at #Option 2 above from steps no.1 until no.4. After that steps finish, then we will find list of menu options, and choose Recover menu or any other menu as what we need to do.

 

#Option 1, Hard Reset LENOVO A5 with menu setting:

  1. Turn on the LENOVO A5
  2. We suggest to charge the battery full
  3. Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from LENOVO A5
  4. Go to Settings > System > Backup & reset
  5. Choose Factory data reset, continue with Reset Phone
  6. The LENOVO A5 will do the master reset until it finish

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset LENOVO A5 with Hardware Button key:

  1. Confirm and make sure that LENOVO A5 Battery is fully charge or not empty
  2. Turn off LENOVO A5
  3. Press together : POWER + VOLUME UP about several second, that the warning will appear at LENOVO A5
  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 Device or Wipe data or Clear eMMC 
  6. Make sure we already sure than we know that our application and data will be loose or clear while Resetting LENOVO A5

 

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for LENOVO A5 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

This phone prices is cheap, but it have fingerprint sensor at back side of body. LENOVO A5 will ask to scan our fingerprint when the first time setup. We need to register our fingerprint to make this phone can recognize for unlock. After everything done, then our important data and confidential data will keep secure when LENOVO A5 away from us or lost or stolen, because unauthorized people can not see anything inside our LENOVO A5 when they do not have the security answer. Using fingerprint also will ask for second security options like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. This is also important if we use gloves. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or fingerprint can not unlock. What should we do?

Google already give solutions for troubleshot forgot security protections or can not unlock LENOVO A5 lock screen. Please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until LENOVO A5 freezing about 30 second, at this time we will find Forgot Password / Pattern button, please press this button and it will show field for Google account username and password that we have already signed-in before. However, if we can not access our Gmail account, then we have to do master format or hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LENOVO A5 ?

There is no secret hidden code for LENOVO A5 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at LENOVO A5 (Reformat)?

If our LENOVO A5 start get trouble or can not boot properly, then maybe the operating system has been damaged. We need to reformat our phone to make it work normally again. We have to know that factory default Android operating system already saved safely inside LENOVO A5 internal memory or ROM, therefore we do not need to copy or connect with other device when we want to reformat LENOVO A5 OS. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default operating system will be reinstall automatically.

 

How to make LENOVO A5 Run More Faster or Fix Slow Performance Problems ?

Why our LENOVO A5 become slowly? Usually because applications troubles. LENOVO A5 use 3 GB RAM and use processor Mediatek MT6739 with Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, it also have dedicated GPU for working with 3D games. All apps will use RAM for running applications, if may of them run together in the background or foreground, then our LENOVO A5 will become slowly because insufficient RAM and processor resources. To make our LENOVO A5 run faster, we have to uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make our LENOVO A5 run faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at LENOVO A5 ?

There are two phone memory type at LENOVO A5, 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 LENOVO A5 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 Upgrade LENOVO A5 Android Version to Android Pie ?

Android Oreo 8.0 is factory default operating system. When we make this information, Lenovo still does not give any information about Android Pie upgrade. Please only use official operating system for safety reasons. Some custom ROM will make our LENOVO A5 run not normal and some features can not work properly.

 

How to Make Battery of LENOVO A5 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Big battery capacity is one advantage of LENOVO A5, this phone have 4000 mAh. It can run full one day without need to recharge. Many users can use this phone for two day, but we have to know that this battery still not enough when we use this phone continuously for games or watch movie. We also have to know that LENOVO A5 battery is not removable, therefore we can not have backup battery to replace easily. To make LENOVO A5 battery work more longer, then please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. We also have to disable GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth. If some applications want to know our locations, then please activate GPS battery saving mode.