How to Easily Master Format LENOVO A916 Octa Core with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and solutions for fix LENOVO A916 problems. The LENOVO A916 is Android smartphone which have 5.5 inches LCD screen, this screen size can be call as phablet. Octa Core processor already assign at this phone, LENOVO A916 use Octa Core processor 1.4 Ghz from Mediatek, with this specification of course this phone can run almost all applications without problems, moreover this phone already have 1 GB RAM. For applications and data, this phone have 8 GB internal memory and can be expandable to 32 GB using external MicroSD, but please note all applications that we install will use internal memory for default storage.

What is Advantage of LENOVO A916 Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA / LTE
Dual Simcard GSM-GSM
LCD 5.5 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels IPS touch screen
Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7 from Mediatek
GPU Mali-450MP4
Memory Internal 32 GB storage
Main Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 2 MP
Operating System Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Battery Li-Ion 2500 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LENOVO A916 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

There are some factory default applications that already included when the first time we use LENOVO A916. We still can add more interesting applications from Google Play Store download for free like Facebook or BBM or Twitter or Path or Instagram or WeChat or Line Messenger and many more. But we have to know, some applications at Google Play Store are not compatible with our LENOVO A916, therefore if we install this apps then our phone will get some trouble like hang or stuck or bricks or blank or boot logo loop. Sometime LCD touch screen not responding. If this trouble happen, please force soft reset or force shutdown or reboot or restart to clean temporary files or caches from this phone. If this problem still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please do not forget to backup any important data and installed applications, because our data will be remove or wipe after finish doing hard reset or master format.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart LENOVO A916 ?

What should we do when our LENOVO A916 get freeze or hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch? Then we have to force shutdown or force soft reset or force reboot to refresh all applications again and delete temporary files also caches. Please remove LENOVO A916 battery after open back cover case. Wait about 5 seconds and put again that battery at right position and press POWER button to turn on this phone. We already finish doing soft reset cycle. This process will not remove any important data and will not uninstall any applications as well. That is why we can do this process anytime we want or once we think our LENOVO A916 get trouble. If our phone still work normally, then we can do soft reset procedure without remove the battery, press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, after that please choose Power Off or Shutdown or Reboot menu to finish restart or soft reset process.

#Option 1, Hard Reset LENOVO A916 with menu setting:

  1. Turn on the LENOVO A916
  2. We suggest to charge the battery full
  3. Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from LENOVO A916
  4. Go toMenu Setting > Storage > Factory Data Reset
  5. ChooseReset Phone, continue withErase Everything
  6. The LENOVO A916 will do the master reset until it finish

#Option 2,Hard Reset LENOVO A916 with Hardware Button key:

  1. Confirm and make sure that LENOVO A916 Battery is fully charge or not empty
  2. Turn off LENOVO A916
  3. Press together :POWER + VOLUME UPabout several second, that the warning will appear at the LENOVO A916
  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 A916

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at LENOVO A916 (Reformat) ?

LENOVO A916 release the first time using Android Kitkat version 4.4.2 operating system which already installed to use with several factory default applications. After install many applications sometime not proper applications will make our operating system crash and make it corrupt or damage. At this time we have to reinstall or reformat with new one. First we have to know that clean factory default Android operating system already saved safely inside LENOVO A916 ROM, so we do not need to connect or copy from other device. It is easy to reinstall the LENOVO A916 operating system, just follow steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will reinstall or restore automatically.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for LENOVO A916 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Sometime we feel insecure when our phone away from us, because maybe we have some confidential data or movies or photos. Therefore we always suggest every LENOVO A916 to give more security protection, usually we use screen lock pattern because it is more faster and easy to use, but some uses also like to use password pin protection. In some situations we can be forget the answer of our security screen lock pattern or password pin protection, but do not worry about this trouble, because we can easily unlock or bypass forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protection at LENOVO A916 using Google acount or Gmail username and password. Please give several time wrong answer continuously until our LENOVO A916 freeze or locked about 30 seconds, at this time we can not give any additional answer but we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button and we will find place to input our Gmail account username and password that we have signed in before. If we can not access our Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset or master format using hardware button combination key at LENOVO A916 to unlock forgotten security protections.

How to Improve Performance LENOVO A916 to make run more faster?

How fast using LENOVO A916 Octa Core processor at 1.4 Ghz clock speed? Of course this processor resources are good for running almost applications that we have downloaded from Google Play Store. This phone have 1 GB RAM for multitasking. We have to know that some applications from Google Play Store will keep run in the background for wait command or wait data update. All applications will consume small RAM and processor resources. If there are too many applications run in the background, then our LENOVO A916 RAM and processor resources will be insufficient and can make performance become slowly. If we want to make our LENOVO A916 performance run faster again like new, then we have to consider doing hard reset or master format.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LENOVO A916?

There is no secret hidden code for LENOVO A916 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Update or Upgrade LENOVO A916 operating system to Android Lollipop ?

When will LENOVO A916 get official Android Lollipop version 5 operating system? When the first time we use LENOVO A916, the operating system is use Android Kitkat version 4.4.2. Lenovo still not give any exact date when will they release Android Lollipop for LENOVO A916. But using factory default os at this phone still give good functionality. Maybe some other community release non official custom rom Android Lollipop for LENOVO A916, but please follow all non standard the steps carefully, because some wrong steps can make our phone become trouble and can not use anymore. If we are not sure about how to install custom rom, please do not update our LENOVO A916 to Android Lollipop, just keep use official update for LENOVO A916 for get best performance and run all function without problems.

Why LENOVO A916 Does Not Have Google Play Store ?

In some LENOVO A916 version, we can not find or install Google Play Store, this is because Lenovo has release several firmware for different market. Especially for LENOVO A916 China version, we can not find any Google Play Store at this phone. How to install Google Play Store at LENOVO A916 ? There are some non standard steps but we are not recommended to do that. However, you still can download some 3th party applications store like SAM – SlideME Application Manager. Please download the apk file from then continue to install that apps, please grant access to install apk from unknown sources.

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  1. Step 1• First step to hard reset for your phone please switch off your mobile.

    Step 2• Now please Press and hold the volume up & down button together.

    Step 3• Now plug in the charger and as the battery charging symbol appears press the power button.

    Step 4• When you see Android symbol there press the second button from left on mobile.

    Step 5• Now recovery menu will appear here select wipe data / factory reset and press the leftmost button on mobile.

    Step 6• Now select delete all user data.

    Step 7• Now system has been set for hard reset.


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