How to Easily Master Format NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix NOKIA X6 or NOKIA 6.1 PLUS problems. This is Android Oreo smartphone with 5.8 inches LCD screen using new aspect ratio 19:9. The maximum resolutions is 1080 x 2280 pixels. As mid end smartphone, this phone use Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 processor which have Octa Core CPU and also have dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) 509 for lag free playing HD Games. By default we can use dual simcard network provider, but we can use simcard slot 2 for microSD external memory maximum 256 GB. Find more review and information about how to solve NOKIA X6 troubles at community. At some country, this phone have name NOKIA 6.1 PLUS.

What is Advantage of NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA single or dual simcard
4G LTE Broadband connections
LCD 5.8 inches 19:9 rato
Internal memory 32 GB or 64 GB
RAM 4 GB or 6 GB
External memory microSD maximum 256GB share with simcard slot 2
Main Camera Dual 12 MP f/2.0 + 5 MP f/2.2 , Dual LED flash
Front Camera 16 MP for selfie photography and video conference
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.1
Battery Li-Ion 3060 mAh

How To Upgrade NOKIA 6.1 PLUS (NOKIA X6) Official New Android Firmware Update ?

NOKIA 6.1 PLUS comes with Android Oreo 8.1 when the first time release in the market at August 2018. This is Android One family smartphone, therefore the NOKIA 6.1 PLUS user does not need to be worry about firmware upgrade, because it get guaranty for 2 years Android major upgrade. Now at 2020, NOKIA 6.1 PLUS already get official firmware upgrade with Android 10.What is New at NOKIA 6.1 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 6.1 plus

Please note, this firmware upgrade maybe not always available at our region or the upgrade also not available for NOKIA 6.1 PLUS with custom tweak or rooted. We can try to check whether our NOKIA 6.1 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 6.1 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 6.1 PLUS stuck in the middle of upgrade process.
  • Make sure our NOKIA 6.1 PLUS battery is full before performing upgrade or do the upgrade while charging.
  • Because this process is use OTA (over the air), then NOKIA 6.1 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 X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS have 2 options base by internal memory, 32 GB or 64 GB internal memory with minimum 4 GB RAM we can run many interesting applications with multitasking process. The internal memory also use for operating system and factory default applications, but we still have free capacity to install some other applications from Google Play Store like Telegram, Facebook, Instagram, Whasapp, WeChat, Snapchat, Skype, Viber, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and some other more. We have to know that some applications from Google Play Store may contain viruses or malware that can make some trouble at our phone 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. Usually these problems happens at new or not famous applications. They will not get Verified by Play Protect information when we download this apps.

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 X6 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 X6. 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 NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS ?

When some problems happen, we should try to remove temporary files and caches, especially when some applications crash or corrupt that can make our NOKIA X6 hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. Please press and hold POWER button until NOKIA X6 shutdown or turn off by itself. After this device 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 NOKIA X6 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 NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our NOKIA X6 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 X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS (Android) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Please Make sure NOKIA X6 (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 X6 (Android) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS with Hardware key button:

  1. Turn off NOKIA X6
  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 X6 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 X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Security is very important to activate at this phone, because after we use several months, we will have many important files and photos videos which taken from dual camera 16 megapixel+5 megapixel and also selfie photo from 16 megapixel camera. We do not want any unauthorized people can access our private data when NOKIA X6 away from us or stolen or lost. NOKIA X6 have fingerprint sensor which located at back side of body, this sensor need to activate from menu Setting and register some of our fingerprint for recognize to unlock NOKIA X6. Sometime, our fingerprint is hard to recognize, then please use alternative screen lock pattern or password pin protections, they still can work to secure our data. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or fingerprint sensor can not recognize our hand to unlock. 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 X6 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 X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS?

There is no secret hidden code for NOKIA X6 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS ?

There are two phone memory type at NOKIA X6, 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 X6 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 X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS (Android) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

NOKIA X6 use 3060 mAh battery capacity, this capacity still enough for some users to run standard applications, but for heavy users who have may social media group chat or game player then probably need more bigger battery. But we have to know that NOKIA X6 battery is not removable, therefore we can not easily replace with bigger battery. Maybe we can find move external cover with battery backup, it can help to prolong NOKIA X6 usage for heavy user. However, for standard battery, we can do some adjustment to make NOKIA X6 standard battery work more longer, first try to make LCD screen brightness as low as possible, because it will consume a lot of battery when we use LCD too bright. Second, please disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi, we can easily activate one of them from drop down notification bar. If some apps need to know our locations, then please activate GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting.


  • Is NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS waterproof ? No, this phone does not have waterproof ability, therefore we have to stay away from water or do not bring your phone swimming.
  • Is NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS battery removable ? No, the battery of NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS is not removable. After use several year, the battery life time will downgrade, at this time we have to bring our phone to Nokia authorized service center for replace with original battery.
  • Is NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS support wireless charging ? No, we can not use wireless charger to chage NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS battery.
  • Is NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS have Face Unlock ? Yes, we can use native face unlock or using 3th party applications. However, the Face Unlock may not as accurate as fingerprint.
  • Is NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS can work with Android Upgrade ? Yes, because this phone use Android One family, then it will have 2 years latest version of Android upgrade.
  • Why WhyNOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS Can Not Work Properly After Upgrade Android Firmware Operating System ? Perhaps there are some not compatible previous applications inside this phone, therefore we suggest to backup all data and try to do hard reset to reformat with new operating system version.
  • How to Hard Reset or Reformat NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS Without PC (Computer) ? We can follow steps at #option 2 above to do hard reset using hardware button combination key. But we have to verified with previous Google account to make sure this phone is belong to us.
  • How to Remove or Wipe Google account from NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS ? We can remove from menu Setting > Account > choose Google account / Gmail account then choose Remove Account button. Or doing hard reset or reformat also will remove all Google account from this phone
  • How to Hard Reset or Master Format NOKIA X6 / NOKIA 6.1 PLUS without Password ? When we are stuck or forgot about security protections, then the only solutions that we can do is doing hard reset using hardware button combination key, but it will remove all data and installed apps because the operating system will be reformat to factory default. After that we have to verify with previous Google account for by pass the FRP (factory reset protection)

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