How to Easily Master Format LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix LENOVO PHAB2 or LENOVO PBAB 2 PLUS/PRO problems. Like their name, the LCD screen is bigger then just 5″. They have 6.4 inches LCD width, that is why we call them as phablet. All LENOVO PHAB2 family have dual simcard network provider slot standby together which can work for almost all network provider. Find more information review and how to fix LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) at community.

What is Advantage of LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) Specifications:

LCD 6.4 inches IPS
Internal memory 32 GB with 3 GB RAM for LENOVO PHAB2 and PHAB2 PLUS
Internal memory 64 GB with 3 GB RAM for LENOVO PHAB2 PRO
Main Camera 13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash for LENOVO PHAB2
Main Camera Dual 13 MP, f/2.0, laser & phase detection autofocus, Dual-LED flash for LENOVO PHAB2 PLUS
Main Camera 16 MP, phase detection autofocus, depth & motion tracking sensors for LENOVO PHAB2
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 for LENOVO PHAB2 and PHAB2 PLUS
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Marshmallow version 6
Battery Li-Ion 4050 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Lenovo Phab2 have minimum 32 GB internal memory and maximum 64 GB internal memory for Lenovo Phab2 Pro. All of this phone use same 3 GB RAM for multitasking applications. The internal memory is very important to install applications from Google Play Store like Line Messenger, Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Snapchat, Skype, WeChat, Viber, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and many more. After install many, some of them will work without problems but some bad applications can make trouble because of viruses or malware or not compatible with our LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO). That kind of applications can make this phone slowly or hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or boot logo loop or LCD touch screen not responsive. If this problems happen, then we have to force soft reset or reboot or shutdown to clean temporary files and caches. When our LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) can start and booting again, please install one good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST. Almost all antivirus applications will try to scan all installed applications and all content inside our LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO). If the problems still happen, then we have to do 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 also remove all Google account from LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO).

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) ?

At 32 GB or 64 GB internal memory, we will have enough free capacity storage to install interesting applications. But if we not carefully read some reviews, then our LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) will infected or get some trouble from bad applications like LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. What should we do? The first steps to do is doing soft reset or reboot this phone to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) shutdown or turn off by itself. This process is safe because it will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) still can boot normally, but we want to clear temporary files and caches then we can press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

How to backup data or Contact at LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO)?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) 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 LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) with menu setting:

  1. Turn on the LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO)
  2. We suggest to charge the battery full
  3. Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO)
  4. Go toSettings > System > Backup & reset
  5. ChooseFactory data reset, continue withReset Phone
  6. The LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) will do the master reset until it finish

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#Option 2,Hard Reset LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) with Hardware Button key:

  1. Confirm and make sure that LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) Battery is fully charge or not empty
  2. Turn off LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO)
  3. Press together :POWER + VOLUME UPabout several second, that the warning will appear at LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO)
  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 DeviceorWipe dataorClear eMMC
  6. Make sure we already sure than we know that our application and data will be loose or clear while Resetting LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO)

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) ?

There is no secret hidden code for LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) ?

There are two phone memory type at LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO), 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 PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) 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 LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

This phone need big battery because big 6.4 inches LCD screen. The battery capacity of LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) use 4050 mAh, it is still good enough for this phablet size. However, if we want to use this phone for several hours continuously such as watch full movie or playing games for several hours, then this battery capacity will not enough for running one day full without recharge. Therefore we have to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible to safe battery life.


  • Can I connect USB Flash Drive at LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO)?Yes, LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) support USB OTG for read and write USB Flash Disk.
  • Is LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO)Waterproof?No, LENOVO PHAB2 (PLUS/PRO) does not have water resistance capabilities.

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