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 to Settings > System > Backup & reset
  5. Choose Factory data reset, continue with Reset 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 UP about several second, that the warning will appear at the LENOVO A5500 (A8-50)
  4. Choose: Reset Device or Wipe data or Clear 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.


Latest Discussions & Share Information:

[Q] 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
[A] 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.

[Q] I am not geting the icon of camera or i am not able to open my camera in lanevo tablet 5500-Hv model
[A] 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.