Tips and tricks to fix LENOVO Z5 problems. This is Android smartphone from Lenovo who have 6.2 inches LCD screen with Full HD Plus resolutions. It have 1080 x 2246 pixels resolutions with 18.7:9 aspect ratio. Android Oreo 8.1 is main operating system which already installed and ready to use. We just need to login with our own Google account or create new account if we do not have Google / Gmail account. Of course there are some firmware upgrade at LENOVO Z5 to fix some bugs and improve some features. This is mid end smartphone with Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 processor. To make LENOVO Z5 can play games without lag, it is use Adreno 509 GPU (graphic processor unit). Find more review and information about how to solve LENOVO Z5 troubles at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What are Advantages of LENOVO Z5 Specifications:

Network  3G / 4G LTE (Dual Sim)
LCD 6.2 inches with 18.7:9 ratio
Internal memory 64 GB or 128 GB
RAM 6 GB
Main Camera Dual 16 MP f/2.0 + 8 MP f/2.4 for Bokeh effect
Main Camera Features phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP for selfie and video conference
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.1
Battery Li-Ion 3300 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LENOVO Z5 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone have two type of internal memory. The cheaper price have 64 GB and more expensive one have 128 GB. Both version have same 6 GB RAM. Please note, more RAM will make more multitasking applications can run without lag. Therefore we can install more applications from Google Play Store like Viber, Facebook, Telegram, WeChat, Whatsapp, Telegram, Skype, Snapchat, Line Messenger and some other more.

There are good and bad developers which create free applications at Google Play Store. Therefore we have to be careful before download new or not famous apps, because they may contain viruses or malware. How to know bad apps at Google Play Store? Well, the most important steps to make sure it is safe or not by reading some users review. If we install bad apps at our LENOVO Z5, then our phone will become broken or stuck or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. These bad apps will not Verified by Play Protect information when download is start processing.

If we get this problems, we need to try do soft reset to remove temporary files and caches. If our LENOVO Z5 still can boot again, then please install one good antivirus like Norton which is free. This antivirus will try to scan all installed apps and give recommended setting options. If our LENOVO Z5 still can not work normally, then we have to do master format or hard reset. Doing hard reset will remove all important data inside LENOVO Z5, therefore we have to backup as many data as possible. Hard reset also will remove all Google account and other sync account from LENOVO Z5. We suggest to ignore install unknown APK files, because it can make our LENOVO Z5 get some troubles.

 

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart LENOVO Z5 ?

This phone have big RAM as 6 GB for multitasking applications. Therefore we will not get easily stuck when running applications. But we never know that sometime running applications can become crash or corrupt. It can make our phone hang or LCD touch screen not responding with any finger touch. Please do soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until LENOVO Z5 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 Z5 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 Z5 ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our LENOVO Z5 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 Z5 ?

If we need to boot our LENOVO Z5 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 Z5 with menu setting:

  1. Turn on the LENOVO Z5
  2. We suggest to charge the battery full
  3. Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from LENOVO Z5
  4. Go to Settings > System > Backup & reset
  5. Choose Factory data reset, continue with Reset Phone
  6. The LENOVO Z5 will do the master reset until it finish

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset LENOVO Z5 with Hardware Button key:

 

  1. Confirm and make sure that LENOVO Z5 Battery is fully charge or not empty
  2. Turn off LENOVO Z5
  3. Press together : POWER + VOLUME UP about several second, that the warning will appear at LENOVO Z5
  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 Z5

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for LENOVO Z5 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

We need to know that all data inside our LENOVO Z5 can easily access by unauthorized people when this phone away from us or lost or stolen, if we never give any security protections. Therefore we have to activate security protections inside LENOVO Z5. Fingerprint is recommended to use, but we also have other alternative like face unlock recognizer. After finish activate fingerprint, this phone will ask for secondary protections for backup. We can choose screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot screen lock pattern or password pin security answer or fingerprint can not unlock. What should we do?

Google already give solutions for troubleshot forgot security protections or can not unlock LENOVO Z5 lock screen. Please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until LENOVO Z5 freezing about 30 second, at this time we will find Forgot Password / Pattern button, please press this button and it will show field for Google account username and password that we have already signed-in before. However, if we can not access our Gmail account, then we have to do master format or hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LENOVO Z5 ?

There is no secret hidden code for LENOVO Z5 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at LENOVO Z5 (Reformat)?

If our LENOVO Z5 start get trouble or can not boot properly, then maybe the operating system has been damaged. We need to reformat our phone to make it work normally again. We have to know that factory default Android operating system already saved safely inside LENOVO Z5 internal memory or ROM, therefore we do not need to copy or connect with other device when we want to reformat LENOVO Z5 OS. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default operating system will be reinstall automatically.

 

How to make LENOVO Z5 Run More Faster or Fix Slow Performance Problems ?

Why our LENOVO Z5 become slowly? Usually because applications troubles. LENOVO Z5 have options of 3 GB RAM or 4 GB RAM and use processor Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 with Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, it also have dedicated GPU for working with 3D games. All apps will use RAM for running applications, if may of them run together in the background or foreground, then our LENOVO Z5 will become slowly because insufficient RAM and processor resources. To make our LENOVO Z5 run faster, we have to uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make our LENOVO Z5 run faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at LENOVO Z5 ?

There are two phone memory type at LENOVO Z5, 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 Z5 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 Upgrade LENOVO Z5 Android Version to Android Pie ?

Android Oreo 8.0 is factory default operating system. When we make this information, Lenovo still does not give any information about Android Pie upgrade. Please only use official operating system for safety reasons. Some custom ROM will make our LENOVO Z5 run not normal and some features can not work properly.

 

How to Make Battery of LENOVO Z5 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Battery is very important for make this phone can work full one day. LENOVO Z5 use 3300 mAh battery capacity. Some people need more bigger battery, because they use LENOVO Z5 for playing games or watch movie several hours, but we can not replace with bigger capacity, because LENOVO Z5 battery is not removable. After use 2 years or more, the battery will downgrade and we need to replace with original battery. Please replace at Lenovo authorized service center. How to make LENOVO Z5 battery work more longer? Please do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. We also have to disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. Some applications will ask for GPS to know our locations, please try to activate GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting.