Tips and tricks to fix LENOVO S5 problems. This is mid end smartphone with 5.7 inches LCD screen, when the first time ship in the market use Android Oreo operating system. This phone have dual simcard hybird, it mean the second slot can work for simcard network provider or can be replace as external MicroSD simcard maximum 128 GB. Some users maybe will not use second simcard slot for external memory, because this phone have 128 GB internal memory or 64 GB as alternative options, but LENOVO S5 also available smaller internal memory with 32 GB. Find more information about how to fix LENOVO S5 at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What is Advantage of LENOVO S5 Specifications:

Network  3G / 4G LTE (Dual Sim)
LCD 5.7 inches with 18:9 ratio
Internal memory 32 GB with 3 GB RAM
Internal memory 64 GB / 128 GB with 4 GB RAM
Main Camera Dual: 13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Front Camera 16 MP for selfie and video conference
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.0
Battery Li-Po 3000 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LENOVO S5 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone have 3 options of internal memory, start from 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB. The price range will be different for each options. We need more internal storage as our default installed location when we install any apps from Google Play Store like Whatsapp, Instagram, Viber, Facebook, Snapchat, Skype, WeChat, Telegram, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and some other more. Google give warning for any user to read carefully some users review when we want to install new or not famous apps. Because usually that apps will not get any Verified by Play Protect shield information. Usually they may contain viruses or malware. If we infected by that bad apps, then our LENOVO S5 will get some problems 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. What should we do if this problem happen? First we have to try do soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files or caches that can make some trouble at this phone. If our LENOVO S5 can boot again, then please directly download one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON, please choose only one we like. The antivirus will try to scan all installed applications and give recommendation setting to our phone. If the problems still happen, then next steps is doing 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 will remove all Google account from LENOVO S5. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

 

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart LENOVO S5 ?

This phone should work without any problems when we install safe apps. However, sometime our applications can become crash or corrupt that can make this phone become hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. Please press and hold POWER button until LENOVO S5 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 S5 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 S5 ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our LENOVO S5 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 S5 ?

If we need to boot our LENOVO S5 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 S5 with menu setting:

  1. Turn on the LENOVO S5
  2. We suggest to charge the battery full
  3. Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from LENOVO S5
  4. Go to Settings > System > Backup & reset
  5. Choose Factory data reset, continue with Reset Phone
  6. The LENOVO S5 will do the master reset until it finish

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset LENOVO S5 with Hardware Button key:

  1. Confirm and make sure that LENOVO S5 Battery is fully charge or not empty
  2. Turn off LENOVO S5
  3. Press together : POWER + VOLUME UP about several second, that the warning will appear at LENOVO S5
  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 S5

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for LENOVO S5 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

 

With big internal memory and good camera either front camera or rear camera, then LENOVO S5 will keep many important files and private pictures. These data should not easily access by unauthorized people. Therefore we have to give security protections. LENOVO S5 already have fingerprint which located at back side of body. When the fist time activate this phone, it will ask whether we want enable this features or not. If we want to activate fingerprint, we can go to menu Setting and register our fingerprint several time to make LENOVO S5 can recognize our finger print to unlock. Some users maybe does not like to use fingerprint, then we can use alternative protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections or face recognition. 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?

Do not worry about this trouble, because Android already give solutions when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account to unlock it. Please turn on this phone, when it ask for security answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until LENOVO S5 locked or freezing about 30 seconds. At this situations we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button, to give our Gmail username and password account that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LENOVO S5 ?

There is no secret hidden code for LENOVO S5 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at LENOVO S5 ?

There are two phone memory type at LENOVO S5, 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 S5 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 S5 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

The battery capacity of LENOVO S5 is 3000 mAh. Some users maybe can work full one day using their phone with this capacity. But Some other users maybe have more intensive usage for their work or social media group chat or doing entertainment at their LENOVO S5, then this battery will not enough. But we can not replace LENOVO S5 battery with bigger capacity, because the battery is not removable. However, we can try to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible, then please disable all not use connections like Wifi or Bluetooth or GPS. If some applications want to know our locations like camera location tag, then please activate GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting.