How to Easily Master Format ONEPLUS 5 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks for fix problems at ONEPLUS 5. This phone comes with 5.5 inches LCD screen with Full HD 1080p resolutions. The most important things at this screen is using Optic AMOLED which have better color then only for standard AMOLED. We can use dual simcard GSM or CDMA but maximum broadband Internet is use 4G LTE. There are two type of internal memory 64 GB with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal memory with 8 GB RAM. Like other new premium smartphone, ONEPLUS 5 also have dual camera with 16 MP and 20 MP at back side of body. Find more review information and solutions to solve ONEPLUS 5 troubles at The good performance from Qualcomm processor make this phone work with less heat when running applications.

What is Advantage of ONEPLUS 5 Specifications:

LCD 5.5 inches
Internal memory 64 GB with 6 GB RAM
Internal memory 128 GB with 8 GB RAM
Main Camera Dual 16 MP, f/1.7, EIS (gyro) + 20 MP, f/2.6, dual-LED flash
Main Camera features phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom
Front Camera 16 MP, f/2.0, EIS (gyro) with 1.0 µm pixel size for selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 2.45 GHz Kryo & 1.9 GHz Kryo
GPU Adreno 540
Operating system Android Nougat version 7.1.1
Battery Li-Po 3300 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery ONEPLUS 5 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This is high end smartphone from Oneplus which use fast Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835, it is have dual simcard slot, but this phone does not have external memory MicroSD slot when we need more storage. However, the minimum internal memory is 64 GB with 6 GB RAM or 128 GB internal storage with 8 GB RAM. This is very good to install many important applications from Google Play Store like Whatsapp, Skype, Line Messenger, Facebook, WeChat, Telegram, Instagram, Snapchat, Viber, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and some other more. Because of the open strategy at Google Play Store, then it is easy for some bad developers put their bad apps to this apps store, it may contain viruses or malware that can make some troubles at ONEPLUS 5 such as become hang or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. What we have to do? 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 ONEPLUS 5 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 ONEPLUS 5. 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 ONEPLUS 5 ?

Shutdown is same with soft reset or reboot. This function can be done with easy steps once our phone start to act not normal or or hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. Please press and hold POWER button until ONEPLUS 5 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. If our ONEPLUS 5 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 ONEPLUS 5 ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our ONEPLUS 5 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, Hard Reset ONEPLUS 5 with menu setting:

This is the option that we can do if this phone still can access the menu setting, then try to reset ONEPLUS 5 with this step:

  1. Please Turn on the ONEPLUS 5
  2. Please make sure to charge the battery until full or more then 50% capacity
  3. Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from ONEPLUS 5
  4. Go toMenu Setting > Backup & Reset > Factory Data Reset
  5. ChooseReset Phone, continue withErase Everything
  6. The ONEPLUS 5 will do the master reset until it finish

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#Option 2, Hard Reset ONEPLUS 5 with hardware button key:

In some situations, the ONEPLUS 5 is not responding, so nothing happen when we navigate or touch the screen, in this step try to hard reset with hardware key by this step:

  1. Make sure you have fully charge the ONEPLUS 5
  2. We should try to backup all important data if we can, because all data will be erased or wipe from this phone
  3. We can do this procedure at any conditions phone On or Off
  4. Press togetherPower Button + Volume Downtogether for several second until the logo icon appear, then release all button
  5. at LCD screen please choose Language toEnglishby touch it
  6. at LCD screen please chooseWipe data and cachesit will ask twice
  7. at LCD screen please choose Yes when asking for wipe or erase all data
  8. The ONEPLUS 5 will do the master reset for several minutes, just wait until it finish.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for ONEPLUS 5 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Fingerprint sensor is available at ONEPLUS 5. It is located at front body together with home button. The fingerprint is not active by default when the first time we use this phone. We need to activate from menu Setting and register our finger-hand several time to make this phone can recognize our fingerprint to unlock security protections. Some users maybe do not aware about security protection. We need to secure all of our important files or photo-videos recording that we take from good camera at ONEPLUS 5. This phone have Dual Camera with 16 megapixel for wide angle and 20 megapixel for telephoto. The front camera also have good 16 megapixel for selfie photo. Therefore this phone will have many important private or confidential pictures and video that not necessary to see from other users. Some users maybe getting hard to use fingerprint, than please use other security features like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or fingerprint sensor can not open with our finger-hand. 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. But we need to do hard reset or reformat our ONEPLUS 6T using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. This is because this phone already use latest version of Android which have FRP (factory reset protection). We have to make sure this phone belong to us after finish hard reset, by Verify with previous Google account. Therefore we have to keep securely our Gmail username and password.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format ONEPLUS 5 ?

There is no secret hidden code for ONEPLUS 5 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at ONEPLUS 5 ?

ONEPLUS 5 does not have external memory when we need more storage, but we can choose 64 GB or 128 GB internal memory which is already good enough to install many apps. If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of ONEPLUS 5 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.

How to Make Battery of ONEPLUS 5 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

ONEPLUS 5 use non removable battery to power 5.5 inches LCD screen smartphone with 3300 mAh battery capacity. This capacity usually enough for most users who use this phone for chatting or doing some standard activity. But some users maybe need more battery capacity because they work very hard with ONEPLUS 5 or watch full movie or playing games for several hours continuously. But we can replace with bigger battery capacity for ONEPLUS 5. However, we suggest to do some adjustment. First, please reduce LCD screen brightness as low as possible. We also need to disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi or NFC when we are not use them, because they still consume battery power at standby mode. If some apps want to know our locations like camera apps or maps, then please use GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Location.

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