Tips and tricks to fix REALME 8I problems. This phone work with Android 11 as factory default operating system. It does not have 5G connection, but we can use 4G LTE for broadband Internet access. The processor use Mediatek Helio G96 with dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Mali-G57 MC2 for graphic rendering.

By having Mediatek Helio G96 processor, this phone can work with 120Hz refresh rate at its 6.6 inches screen Full HD+ resolution. Front camera work with 16 megapixel that located at top right screen. We will give more solutions, reviews and information about how to solve REALME 8I troubles at community.


What are Advantages of REALME 8I Specifications and Features?

  • Network GSM 3G HSDPA or 4G LTE Dual simcard
  • LCD 6.6 inches 20:9 aspect ratio FHD Resolution
  • Processor Octa-core 2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6xX.X GHz Cortex-A55
  • GPU Mali-G57 MC2
  • Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
  • Memory Internal 64 GB with 4 GB RAM
  • Memory Internal 128 GB with 6 GB RAM
  • Main Camera Triple 50 MP f/1.8 + 2 MP f/2.4 + 2 MP f/2.4
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 16 MP for video conference and selfie photography
  • Operating System Android 11
  • Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery REALME 8I hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The internal memory of REALME 8I has two options, with 64 GB or 128 GB. All version still have external memory with dedicated slot, therefore we can extend the storage using MicroSDXC. There are many interesting applications that we can download from Google Play Store, but please be careful before download new or not famous applications. Why?

Because some of they may contain viruses or malware that can make some troubles if installed on our REALME 8I, such as hang or become slowly or stuck or broken or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. These kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information / icon. We need to read several user reviews before download that kind of apps.

To solve this problems, we need to clean temporary files and caches inside this phone. We also have to remove or uninstall suspected applications that may have viruses or malware. We need to install recommended antivirus on our REALME 8I like Avast or Norton. This applications will scan all installed apps and give recommendation for our bad or high risk setting. When some troubles still happen, then we have to do hard reset or reformat our phone to factory default.

We have to know that all data will be wiped or removed after finish performing hard reset. All Google account will be removed or deleted from REALME 8I. Please do not install any APK files from unknown resources for safety reasons.


How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart REALME 8I ?

The smallest RAM is 4 GB, but if we have more budget, then we can choose bigger storage with bigger RAM at 6 GB. However, some installed applications may crash or corrupt. At this time, our REALME 8I will get hang or stuck or frozen or LCD screen not responsive. We have to force shutdown or force soft reset for remove caches and temporary files.


Please and hold Power Button for several seconds until this phone turn off by itself. Continue to turn it on by press Power Button again. This process will not remove any files and installed application from our REALME 8I, therefore we can do this process anytime we want.

How to clean temporary files and caches when this phone work properly? By doing soft reset or reboot or restart, the temporary files and caches will be clean up automatically. Please press and hold Power Button until pop-up menu appear on the screen, then choose Power Off / Reboot / Shutdown button.


How to backup data or Contact at REALME 8I ?

There are several steps to backup data inside REALME 8I. First is using memory card, because it has MicroSD simcard slot for external memory. We can backup / copy all important files and photos or videos from phone internal memory using default Android file manager, then paste it on MicroSD external memory for backup.

We can connect this phone using USB data cable to computer. After our computer finish recognizing our phone, then we can browse REALME 8I internal storage using computer file manager.

If our REALME 8I 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.


Please note: These options bellow may not work for some devices because of firmware update version or hardware troubles or some other possibilities.

#Option 1, Hard Reset REALME 8I with software menu


  1. Turn on the REALME 8I
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at REALME 8I because all data and applications will be erase or delete
  4. Go to Menu :  Setting 
  5. Choose Tab : General
  6. Press Backup & Reset > Restore factory setting
  7. Better to not check anything at the option if you do not want to erase data at data partition at internal memory
  8. Choose Reset phone 
  9. The REALME 8I will do the master reset process.


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#Option 2, Hard Reset REALME 8I Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

If we can not go to menu, or REALME 8I can not turn on or hang or stuck or frozen so we can not access the menu setting or nothing happen while touch the screen, then try to factory reset with secret button and hardware key

  1. Turn off the REALME 8I
  2. Make sure the battery REALME 8I already full or more than 50%
  3. Press together and hold the Power Button + Volume Down Button
  4. If the Logo appear, then release the button, after that we will enter some menu
  5. Choose wipe data / factory reset using Volume Button, and press Power Button to Enter or OK
  6. The REALME 8I will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until REALME 8I start like new again.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for REALME 8I forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

We can download several important applications from Google Play Store. We will have many confidential data and private photos videos that taken from triple rear camera 50 megapixel for wide + 2 megapixel for macro + 2 megapixel for depth of field. We need to make sure all important data are secure from unauthorized people especially when REALME 8I stolen or lost or away from us.

Fingerprint is easy to use. We also can use 16 megapixel front camera for facial recognizing. Please choose secondary protection for backup like pin or password or screen lock pattern. Why? Because fingerprint and face detection can not work after REALME 8I reboot or restart. We have to unlock using secondary protection. However, the problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security pattern / password / pin or fingerprint can not work. What should we do?

When this problems happen, some users want to bypass forgotten security protection without remove or erase any data, but that steps is not availabel anymore at this phone. The only solutions to bypass forgotten security protection or screen lock pattern or pin or password is doing hard reset or reformat using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 above.

New Android OS already has FRP (Factory Reset Protection). It is important to secure our phone if stolen or lost. If some unauthorized people force hard reset, then new reformatted Android will ask to verified with previous Google account.

Please note, after performing hard reset, some version of Android still ask for password or pin or security protection. We can bypass this protection using software that installed on personal computer. If we are not sure how to do that, please ask Oppo / Realme service center for bypass protections.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format REALME 8I ?

There is no secret hidden code for REALME 8I to make it back to factory default. Do the options above for performing hard reset.


How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at REALME 8I ?

If we want to format and erase all data from all storage, please do hard reset using menu setting like steps at #option 1 above. This process will remove any data from internal storage together with reinstall the Android operating system to factory default.


How to Make Battery of REALME 8I Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

By using 5000 mAh battery capacity, we can use this phone full one day without need to recharge. But if we use this phone very active for several hours continuously, then battery drain problems will happen. To make REALME 8I battery work more longer, we need to do some adjustment like make LCD screen not too bright and disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth. The NFC connection is not available on REALME 8I, because this phone try to make selling not too high.