How to Easily Master Format LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and solutions for fix LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) tablet. The LENOVO A5500 is 8 inches LCD screen tablet which already have 1 GB RAM using Quad Core 1.3 Ghz processor. For give good view performance, this tablet use IPS LCD screen with 16 M color. Do not worry to play heavy games because LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) have GPU using Mali-400MP2. This tablet also have good sound quality using Dolby Digital Plus for sound system. There are several options to choose with network differences. Lenovo A5500-F for Wifi Only without 3G GSM, Lenovo A5500-H which have 3G HSDPA GSM network but can not use for phone call, and the last type is Lenovo A5500-HV which have 3G HSDPA GSM with voice call capabilities.

What is Advantage of LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) Specifications?

Wifi Only and Network GSM 3G HSDPA Options
LCD 8 inches, 800 x 1280 pixels IPS touch screen
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 from Mediatek
GPU Mali-400MP2
Memory Internal 8 or 16 GB storage
Main Camera 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels
Front Camera 2 MP
Operating System Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Battery Li-Ion 4200 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Almost all applications can work without problems at LENOVO A5500 (A8-50). We can use this tablet for office work, or playing HD games because this tablet have GPU (graphic Processor Unit) and also watch movie and many others things. We can install more applications from Google Play Store. But please becareful while download apps, choose only recommended high rating applications, because some applications from Google Play Store may contain malware or virus. Some applications also not compatible with LENOVO A5500 (A8-50), which can make trouble like hang or stuck or bricks or blank or frozen or LCD touch screen not responding or boot logo loop. If we get this problems, then we have to force shutdown or force soft reset or reboot our LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) to clean factory default or cache. If this problem still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please do not forget to backup all important data, because doing hard reset LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) will remove or wipe all important data and installed applications.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) ?

In some situations, our LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) can get some trouble or freeze or hang or stuck in the middle of running applications. The LCD touch screen can not responsive with our finger touch. In this case we have to force shutdown or force soft reset or reboot or restart to delete temporary files and clean up trouble applications caches. To force shutdown or restart, please press and hold POWER button until this tablet shutting down or turn off by itself. We also can clean up temporary files or cache when our LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) still worn normally by press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, and choose Shutdown or Power Off or Reboot menu. Do not worry to do soft reset or reboot anytime we want, because this process will not remove any important data at internal memory or external memory.

#Option 1, Hard Reset LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) with menu setting:

  1. Turn on the LENOVO A5500 (A8-50)
  2. We suggest to charge the battery full
  3. Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from LENOVO A5500 (A8-50)
  4. Go toSettings > System > Backup & reset
  5. ChooseFactory data reset, continue withReset Phone
  6. The LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) will do the master reset until it finish

#Option 2,Hard Reset LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) with Hardware Button key:

  1. Confirm and make sure that LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) Battery is fully charge or not empty
  2. Turn off LENOVO A5500 (A8-50)
  3. Press together :POWER + VOLUME UPabout several second, that the warning will appear at the LENOVO A5500 (A8-50)
  4. Choose:Reset DeviceorWipe dataorClear eMMC
  5. Make sure we already backup all important data because doing hard reset will clean all installed application and all data will be loose or clear while Resetting LENOVO A5500 (A8-50)

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) (Reformat) ?

At the first time LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) release in the market, this tablet already install with Android version Jelly Bean 4.2.2. Almost all users get this operating system work perfectly. But after using several period, maybe our LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) get crash with several applications and make the operating system damage or corrupt. We need to reinstall or restore or reformat LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) using factory default Android operating system. Before doing reformat or reinstall, of course we need to find the file source. We have to know, that clean factory default Android operating system already saved safely inside LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) ROM. Therefore we don’t need to copy or connect LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) with other device. Just make sure the battery is fully charge, then we can follow steps to hard reset above. Doing hard reset or master format above will reinstall or reformat Android operating system at LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) automatically. But all important data will be remove after finish doing hard reset.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Most users will keep many important data or pictures or movies at their tablet. Therefore we always give suggest to activate security protections to safe our confidential data. There are several options that we can choose to protect our LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) without need to install any additional applications from Google Play Store. Please open Setting menu and access security menu. Usually we recommended to use screen lock pattern security options, but some users also like to use password pin protections. All options can make our LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) become more secure when we are away from this tablet. The problem happen when we forget the answer for security screen lock pattern or password pin protections. But Android already have simple steps to bypass or unlock forgot security protections at LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) using Google account. Please give several time wrong answer continuously until LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) freeze or locked 30 seconds. At this time we will find Forgot Password / Pattern button, press this button and give our Gmail username and password that we have already signed in before. If we can not access our Google account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

How to Improve Performance LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) to make run more faster?

As we know LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) have 1 GB RAM and Quad Core 1.3 Ghz processor. This tablet can run smooth for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WeChat, Facebook, Line, Whatsapp and several other applications. This specification is good to run several more applications. But when we install more applications from Google Play Store, then some of them will keep run in the background to wait for some command or data update. All applications need some amount of RAM and processor resources, if there are too many applications run in the background and foreground, then our LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) RAM and processor resources will be insufficient and can make LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) run slowly. Please uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make our LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) performance run faster again like new, then we have to consider doing hard reset or reformat to factory default.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LENOVO A5500 (A8-50)?

There is no secret hidden code for LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Update or Upgrade LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) operating system to Android Kitkat or Lollipop ?

The first factory default Android operating system for LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) is using Jelly Bean version 4.2.2. Right now LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) already have OTA (over the air) Android Kitkat Update. To upgrade LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) to Android Kitkat, we suggest to use Wifi data connections, because there are some file source which need to download from Lenovo server. Use Setting > About Phone > Software update. Make sure our tablet connected to charger while doing OTA update. Please do not stop update process to Android Kitkat, because it can make our tablet become corrupt. Can I Update LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) to Android Lollipop? Lenovo does not release any Android Lollipop update for LENOVO A5500 (A8-50), but maybe there are some community has release testing firmware for LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) Android Lollipop, but please follow the steps carefully, because some wrong steps can make some trouble. We suggest to keep using Android Kitkat which run perfectly at LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) and all functions can work without problems.

20 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format LENOVO A5500 (A8-50) with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. Hi
    I have problem to perform/finish standard firmware upgrade procedure lenovo A5500. The file update is downloaded successfuly but instal finish with error , both wifi tablet and lenovo smart assistant software by pc.
    please tell me what can I do?
    thank you

    • Hi, maybe the connection is not work perfectly so it can not fully download. Usually it can download first the firmware and after that your Lenovo A5500 will reinstall it. You can try to hard reset first to clean up everything include installed applications that can make trouble while doing OTA upgrade, but doing hard reset will remove any important files, so do not forget to backup all files from your Lenovo A5500 either to microSD card or connect your phone to USB port using USB data cable. If you still can not upgrade the firmware using OTA, then we suggest you ask help from Lenovo authorize service center to help you upgrade with latest firmware at your Lenovo A5500.

  2. pls help me solve to my problem about my lennovo A5500 i follow the instruction to reset my unit but its not working the problem is . my lennovo A5500 is freeze the touch screen is not working so what can i do. the instruction how to reset the option 1 and option 2 its not still working pls.. help me

    • Hi, maybe we have to make sure weather your Lenovo A5500 tablet broken at hardware or software. If you have done doing hard reset with #option 1, then we suspect that your LCD touch screen hardware still find because you can touch that menu. However, if you also have done doing hard reset with steps at #option 2 but the problems still not fix then you have to bring your tablet to Lenovo authorize service center to check all hardware trouble.

    • Hi, hardbrick of Lenovo A5500 will make this phone can not turn on anymore. First, try to test charging your Lenovo A8 A5500 using different power adaptor which have minimum 1 A current output minimal 1 hour, then please try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. If still can not work, then you have to test hardware conditions at Lenovo authorize service center.

  3. Hi, i’m Purshu and i’ve every much more problem and with lenovo tablet A5500 the adds which i never accept download or installed and hanging and did all types of and many times but again and itself getting on adds and it not allowing me get sing me in the gmail account now i lost my hope on my tab so give me good solution to make my tab same before pls kindly help me thank you

    • Hi, you may try to do hard reset your Lenovo A5500 to reinstall factory default operating system. Usually your Lenovo A5500 tablet trouble happen because applications or viruses or malware. Therefore you have to reformat to clean restore from beginning. When you can go to menu setting, then you can try #option 1, but if your tablet can not go to that menu setting, then try to use #option 2 for hard reset using hardware button combination key.

  4. God Ming.
    please, my problem with the lenovo a8-5500 is that I can not make or receive voice dialling with my tab. Kindly advice on how I can get this error fixed. I have tried all efforts only but no positive result yet. Any positive result on enabling the voice call functionality?.

    • Hi, if you have try to hard reset, then your Lenovo A5500 operating system has already reinstalled to factory default. But if the problem still happen then maybe your hardware corrupted. Please consult with Lenovo authorize service center.


    • Hi, it seems that the flashing performance not finish yet, but this conditions make your Lenovo A5500 can not work normally again. If you can not go to recovery menu using hardware button combination key, then please bring to Lenovo authorize service center.

  6. Hi everyone,

    My Lenovo A5500 Tablet got stuck in a boot loop.

    1. Hard reset by pinning the reset button turns the device down and no luck afterwards.

    I pressed POWER and VOLUME UP.

    A list of 3 options appeared as follows:
    [Recovery Mode]
    [Fastboot Mode]
    [Normal Boot]

    Then I selected Recovery Mode.
    Now comes the hard part:

    After the NO COMMAND window appears, I don’t know how to get the list of options (reset, reset from SD, etc).

    Which is the combination to open and keep the commands list open?


    • Hi, if you still get trouble with hardware button combination key for reformat your Lenovo A5500, please consult with Lenovo authorize service center, maybe there are some other hardware trouble happen.

  7. Hi iv got a lenovo tablet A5500-H I really need some help iv updated my software about 5 times now using data from my sim card now I’m keep getting a message saying Attention open data connection the tablet will have some data traffic the specific charges received by a transport provider. I just don’t understand why. I can no longer use it because it eats my data n its costing my a fortune I wish I’d never done it n that I could go back n undo the updates.

    • Hi, first please try to do hard reset with menu Setting, because we are worry that this problems happen because one or some apps inside your Lenovo A5500 make this problems happen. Therefore by finish doing hard reset, your Lenovo A5500 will restore to factory default, and all downloaded applications will clean from this phone as well. If everything fine, then please only download important applications with high rating from Google Play Store.

    • Hi, please try to install other 3th party camera from Google Play Store like Open Camera or something like that, then please take the pictures with that. However, you may try to hard reset to restore back all setting like new again. If you consider doing hard reset, then your main camera application trouble should fix again like new.

  8. namaste i am prakash i have lenovo A5500HV tablet…. I have brought this tablet from my friends. After couple of days i have tried to do video record but it seems video is recorded but not sound. Similarly i have tried to record just audio from sound record app but it won’t work. After that i tried to record audio by pluging ear phone then suddenly the sound is recorded….What is the prblem in my tablet …..Could you tell me how to fix it…. The sound is working in the youtube or any downloaded video or track only not working while using apps …..It will be great help if you provide me some tips to recover my tablet

    • Hi, perhaps the microphone hardware at your Lenovo A5500 has been broken. Please repair the microphone at Lenovo authorized service center or some other professional service center.


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