How to Easily Master Format NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix NOKIA 5.1 PLUS or NOKIA X5 problems. There are some plus features that we can find at NOKIA 5.1 PLUS like screen size with notch, the processor, RAM, internal memory and some other more. This phone also available as Android One project, Android Oreo 8.1. The prices is more cheaper if compare with other mid-end smartphone. This phone have dual simcard network slots and powered by Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60 processor. Find more review information and solutions to solve NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) problems at community.

What is Advantage of NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5 – Android One) Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA single or dual simcard
4G LTE Broadband connections
LCD 5.86 inches (19:9 aspect ratio)
Internal memory 64 GB with 4 GB RAM
Internal memory 32 GB with 3 GB RAM
External memory microSD maximum 256 GB
Main Camera 13 MP + 5 MP, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Front Camera 8 MP for selfie photography and video conference
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.1 / Android One
Battery Li-Ion 3060 mAh

How To Upgrade NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) Official New Android Firmware Update ?

NOKIA 5.1 PLUS is released at July 2018, it is comes with Android Oreo 8.0. The minimum internal storage is 32 GB, but this storage still give free capacity after use for operating system, because this phone use Android One family which does not have default bloatware applications. Now at 2020, NOKIA 5.1 PLUS get official firmware upgrade Android 10.0.What is New at NOKIA 5.1 PLUS Android 10 operating system? There are some improvement and new features at Android 10 such as boast the performance, dark mode, focus mode, smart reply and some other security and privacy improvement.

easy upgrade android 10 on nokia 5.1 plus

Please note, this firmware upgrade maybe not always available at our region or the upgrade also not available for NOKIA 5.1 PLUS with custom tweak or rooted. We can try to check whether our NOKIA 5.1 PLUS is eligible to get Android 10, by go to menu Setting > System > Advance > System update, and follow steps for update to Android 10.0.

These are our recommendations process for upgrade NOKIA 5.1 PLUS to Android 10:

  • Backup all important data to safety place or cloud storage or email, because although the backup process are save, but we just prepare for the worse case if the process not work properly or NOKIA 5.1 PLUS stuck in the middle of upgrade process.
  • Make sure our NOKIA 5.1 PLUS battery is full before performing upgrade or do the upgrade while charging.
  • Because this process is use OTA (over the air), then NOKIA 5.1 PLUS will download firmware file from Nokia server, therefore we suggest to connect our phone using Wifi.

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone comes with Android Oreo or Android One operating system. The processor has been improve using Helio P60, it have good review for running many applications. We can choose whether buy 64 GB internal memory with 4 GB RAM or 32 GB internal memory with 3 GB RAM. More RAM will make this phone can work better for multitasking applications. The internal storage is needed to keep installed applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Skype, Telegram, Snapchat, WeChat, Viber, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and some other more.

Android One project is very interesting for most people because because we will not find any bloatware factory default applications. We can install only important applications to keep our internal memory sufficient. Please read more review before install new or not famous applications from Google Play Store, because some of them may contain viruses or malware that make NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) get some troubles such as 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 kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information when at download process. Usually bad apps happen at new or not famous applications.

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 NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) 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 NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5). For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

What Should We do When NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) Internal Memory Insufficient and Can Not Installed Applications ?

Internal memory is very important, this phone have two options base by internal memory capacity, one with 32 GB and the other version with 64 GB. After use several months, we will have several installed applications. Therefore our internal memory will be insufficient or not enough to download or install more applications from Google Play Store. At this situations, we can try to do extended internal memory which use external memory. Thanks to Android Oreo which able to expand internal memory by using external microSD, please read how to do this steps at this information:

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) ?

After installing several applications from Google Play Store, sometime the applications crash or corrupt. It will make some trouble at our phone such as hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. We need to remove temporary files and caches to solve this problems. Please press and hold POWER button until NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) shutdown or turn off by itself. 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.

How to backup data or Contact at NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) 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, How to Hard Reset NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) (Android) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Please Make sure NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) (Android) battery already charge properly or minimum have 50% capacity
  3. Go to menu:Setting > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. ChooseErase Everything
  5. NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) (Android) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) with Hardware key button:

  1. Turn off NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5)
  2. We have to connect power charger to our phone right now
  3. Press and hold together :Power Button + Volume Up(about 10-20 seconds or more and the LCD while screen show Nokia Logo and command)
  4. Release All button once we see Android Recovery with several menus at our phone
  5. If we see the menu at LCD screen, chooseWipe Data/Factory ResetwithVolume Buttonto select and usePower Buttonto ok or enter.
  6. The NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) will doing the process of restoring to factory default. And if we go back to Recovery menu, choose Reboot to start this phone from beginning.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

This phone dual camera at rear side, which use 13 megapixel and 5 megapixel for DOF or Bokeh effect. Front selfie camera use 8 megapixel without LED light flash. After use several months, we will have many private pictures and important data which may not necessary to access from unauthorized people when NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) away from us or lost or stolen. Please activate security protections like fingerprint which will ask when the fist time setup. We need to register our fingerprint several time to make it recognize by NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5). Some users maybe can not use their fingerprint easily for unlock, at this situations, please use other alternative protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or fingerprint can not unlock this phone. What should we do?

Do not worry about security protections, because Android already give solutions when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account to unlock it. This NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) already use latest Android version which already implement FRP (Factory Reset Protection) to secure our phone when stolen or lost. Anyone who do not know previous Google account, can not use this phone although we do hard reset or reformat the operating system. Therefore we have to make sure keep our Gmail / Google account secure. To recovery forgotten protections or passcode, please do hard reset using hardware button combination key. After reformat finish, Verify your account with previous Google Account.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) ?

There is no secret hidden code for NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) ?

There are two phone memory type at NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5), 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 NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) 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 NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) (Android) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Battery is one of the most important thing that we need to take care. NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) already use Li-Ion battery (lithium) 3060 mAh capacity. This capacity will good enough to power this phone full one day. But we need to know, LCD screen is the most battery drain at our phone, therefore if we use it more often for watch movie or playing games or continuously reply the social media group chat than our NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) battery will not enough. We can not replace with bigger battery, because NOKIA 5.1 PLUS (NOKIA X5) battery is not removable. Please do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. We also need to disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth. Please use GPS battery saving mode if some apps need to know or position.


  • How to Hard Reset or Master Format NOKIA 5.1 PLUS without Password ?

    We have to understand that many private data and confidential files may store at our NOKIA 5.1 PLUS, therefore it is very good options to give password protections. But the problems might happen when we want to do hard reset or master format, because NOKIA 5.1 PLUS ask password or pattern protections answer before hard reset. If this problems happen, then please do hard reset or master format using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 above, because that steps will do hard reset or master format NOKIA 5.1 PLUS without ask password answer because the process start from OFF positions.

  • How to Remove or Wipe Google account from NOKIA 5.1 PLUS ?

    NOKIA 5.1 PLUS using Android as factory default operating system. We need to use Google account to make all features work properly. However, we need to remove all data including Google account when we want to sell or give this phone to someone else. Please go to menu Setting > Account > choose Google account / Gmail account then choose Remove Account button. The second options to remove Google account from NOKIA 5.1 PLUS is doing hard reset whether using menu Setting or hardware button combination key.

  • How to Hard Reset or Reformat NOKIA 5.1 PLUS Without PC (Computer) ?

    When some troubles start happen at our NOKIA 5.1 PLUS, then it will not work normally. We suggest to do hard reset to reformat NOKIA 5.1 PLUS operating system to factory default. We can easily performing hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 above if our phone can not boot properly. That steps will process hard reset NOKIA 5.1 PLUS without computer or PC.

  • Why NOKIA 5.1 PLUS Can Not Work Properly After Upgrade with New version of Android Firmware Operating System ?

    Before we do the OS upgrade, NOKIA 5.1 PLUS has been installed with several applications. These apps may not always compatible with new Android operating system, therefore some users get troubles after upgrade to latest official Android operating system. We suggest to backup all data, then do hard reset / reformat to reset all setting and renew installed applications with the latest correct compatible version.

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