Tips and tricks for fix trouble at LENOVO VIBE K5 or VIBE 5 PLUS. This is Android smartphone using Android version Lollipop, we will have 5 inches LCD screen with dual simcard standby together. The internal memory that we can have is 16 GB ROM with 2 GB RAM for multitasking applications. If we really like to get good sound quality, then LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) will make us happy because this phone use Dolby sound system technology. LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) does not have NFC and fingerprint, but they are not big problems to make this phone still interesting to use.


What is the different Between LENOVO VIBE K5 vs LENOVO VIBE K5 PLUS

Do not get wrong when we want to buy LENOVO VIBE K5, because we will have two options whether want to buy LENOVO VIBE K5 or LENOVO VIBE K5 PLUS. Actually the design and size for both smartphone are not different, it have same 5 inches LCD screen with, but the LENOVO VIBE K5 PLUS resolutions is 1080p Full HD, this is better then without PLUS, which only have HD 720p resolutions. LENOVO VIBE K5 PLUS also have better processor.



What is Advantage of LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) Specifications:

LCD 5 inches
Internal memory 16 GB ROM
External memory microSD, up to 32 GB
Main Camera 13 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP for video conference and selfie
Processor 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 405
Operating system Android version 5.1 (Lollipop)
Battery Li-Ion 2750 mAh


How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone have 2 GB RAM for multitasking applications, also have 16 GB internal memory or ROM. If we need more storage, then we can add additional 32 GB external memory using microSD. LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) use Vibe UI user interface for navigate the icon more easy. There are some factory default applications, but we still can install other interesting applications like Facebook, Instagram, WeChat, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM), Skype, Viber, SnapChat and many more from Google Play Store. But we have to know that some new or not famous applications from at Google Play Store might contain viruses or malware that make our LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) become hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or bootloop or LCD touch screen not responding. We need to force soft reset or force reboot to fix this problems. After our LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) can boot again, we can try to install one good antivirus to scan installed applications from viruses or malware, this antivirus applications also will try to give recommended setting options. If the problems still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset can make our important data wipe or erase from this phone, therefore we have to backup all important data before doing master format.


How to backup data or Contact at LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS)  ?

Using LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) for several period will make our phone have many installed applications, pictures and other important files, but in some free time we need to backup all important files at computer or external simcard. We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) 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.



Follow this step to Backup Important Data Contact & Others for LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS)



How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Force Reboot or Force Restart LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) ?

The usage or removable battery at LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) is very important to force reboot or force restart or force soft reset this phone when some installed applications get trouble and make device hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with any finger touch. Therefore to force shutdown for remove temporary files and caches when that problems happen, please remove back cover case and unplug the battery. Wait about 5 seconds then put again this battery at right positions, then press 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 VIBE K5 (PLUS) still can boot normally but we want to restart all running applications, then we can press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Reboot / Power off menu.


#Option 1, Hard Reset LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) with menu setting:

  1. Turn on the LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS)
  2. We suggest to charge the battery full
  3. Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS)
  4. Go to Settings > System > Backup & reset
  5. Choose Factory data reset, continue with Reset Phone
  6. The LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) will do the master reset until it finish


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#Option 2Hard Reset LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) with Hardware Button key:

  1. Confirm and make sure that LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) Battery is fully charge or not empty
  2. Turn off LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS)
  3. Press together : POWER + VOLUME UP about several second, that the warning will appear at LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS)
  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 VIBE K5 (PLUS)


How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) (Reformat)?

LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) already have operating system installed when we open from the box. The Vibe UI also available as default user interface. After use several moment, we will have some other applications from Google Play Store for daily activity. But sometime, some apps may get crash and make the LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) operating system damage or corrupt. At this time our phone will become act not normal. We need to reformat or reinstall default operating system to fix this problems. First we have to know that clean factory default Android operating system file source already saved safely inside LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) ROM or internal memory, therefore we do not have to copy or connect our phone with other device. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) have 13 megapixel main camera and 5 megapixel front camera for selfie photography. We may have some important photo or video recording files, some files maybe confidential for other people. Therefore we have to give security protections to secure our important data when LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) away from us or stolen or lost. By default there are some security screen protections like password pin or pattern without need to install anything. The problems happen when we forgot security protections answer, what should we do? Do not worry, because we can unlock or bypass forgotten security screen lock pattern or password pin protections at LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) with Google account. When this device ask answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until this phone freezing or locked 30 seconds. At this time we will find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button, then we can type our Gmail username and password that we have already signed-in before. If we can not access our Gmail account at LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS), then we have to do hard reset with hardware button combination key.


How to Improve Performance LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) to make run more faster?

There are some different between LENOVO VIBE K5 compare with LENOVO VIBE K5 PLUS, especially for the processor type. But both of them have the same fast performance with Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 clock speed. Base by benchmark review, LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) performance is good. This phone also can play HD games without trouble because it have dedicated GPU with Adreno 405. But why some LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) become slowly? Mostly happen because applications trouble. LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) have 2 GB RAM. Some applications that we install from Google Play Store may keep run in the background to wait data update or wait some command like social media, games or chatting. All applications in the background or foreground will use some amount of RAM, therefore if many of them run together then our LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) RAM and processor resources will be insufficient and make this phone become slowly, because it will try to scan all running applications to force close if not use for long time. Therefore we have to uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make our LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) performance run faster again like new, then we have to consider doing hard reset or master format.


How to Update LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) operating system for Android Marshmallow (firmware upgrade) ?

When LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) release in the market, the first operating system version is Android Lollipop. We will get some update for fix some bugs and get performance improvement. But until we make this information, Lenovo still not give any information about when they will release Android Marshmallow for LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS). Maybe we can find some custom ROM to upgrade LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) Android Marshmallow, but we are not recommended to do that, because sometime custom ROM can make some functions can not work normally. Therefore we always suggest all users to use factory default operating system to make this phone run without trouble.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) ?

There is no secret hidden code for LENOVO VIBE K5 (PLUS) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.


Latest Discussions & Share Information:

[Q] My lenovo vibe k5 plus 3GB keeps restarting comtinuously upto the lenovo logo. I Cannot even turn it off. Wiping data and cache and Factory reset using the bootloader menu has no effect. Lenovo service centre couldnot do anything. What to do with the handset? It has just become out of warranty.. Please help.
[A] Hi, it seems that your Lenovo Vibe K5 hardware get troubles. The best result for hardware check is bring to Lenovo authorized service center, but if they also can not fix that problems, then sorry we can not give other good idea for that.

[Q] i tried to put password many times but the forgot password option dosent appear
[A] Hi, usually button not appear because your Lenovo Vibe K5 does not connect to Internet. Therefore this phone can not bypass forgotten security protections using Google account, because Lenovo Vibe K5 need to get authentication with Google server. However, if that button is not appear, then the only solutions that you can do is doing hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above.