How to Easily Master Format VIVO S12 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix VIVO S12 problems. This is 5G mid-end smartphone that has with dual simcard slot for different network number. The processor is powered by MediaTek MT6891Z Dimensity 1100 5G with dedicated GPU Mali-G77 MC9 for fast graphic rendering. VIVO S12 has been installed with Android 11 with OriginOS Ocean Vivo user interface.

The screen use AMOLED 6.44 inches FHD with high refresh rate 90Hz. We can find dual front cameras at top screen with 44 megapixel for standard wide and 8 megapixel for ultrawide 105 degree. We will give more solutions and information about how to solve troubles of VIVO S12 at community.

What is Advantage of VIVO S12 Specifications and Features:

  • 4G LTE + 5G LTE
  • LCD 6.44 inches FHD
  • Internal memory 128 GB with 8 GB RAM
  • Internal memory 256 GB with 8 GB or 12 GB RAM
  • Main Camera Triple 108 MP f/1.9 + 8 MP f/2.2 + 2 MP f/2.4
  • Main Camera features phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Front camera 44 MP + 8 MP for selfie photography and video
  • Processor Octa-core 4×2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
  • GPU Mali-G77 MC9
  • Operating system Android 11
  • Battery Li-Po 4200 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery VIVO S12 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

We need to have big internal storage because VIVO S12 does not have external memory slot MicroSDXC. This phone have 128 GB or 256 GB options to choose. More bigger is better. There are many games and applications that we can download from Google Play Store. However, we need to read many user reviews before install new or not famous apps. Why?

There are some bad developers that may create fake games or fake apps, but they may contain viruses or malware or threat. If installed on our VIVO S12, then some troubles may happen like become slowly or lagging or hang or stuck or bricks or LCD touch screen not responding. This bad applications will not get Verified by Play Protect information when we are on downloading process.

How to fix this problems? We have to clean temporary files and caches from phone storage by performing soft reset or reboot or restart. When our phone finish restart, then please install recommended antivirus like NORTON or AVAST. This antivirus will scan all installed applications and give safe Setting recommendation options inside VIVO S12.

When this phone still get same problems, we need to do hard reset or master format to make it back to factory default. This process will remove all installed applications and data. Hard reset will erase or remove all Google account from this phone. We suggest only install recommended apps and do not install any unknown APK files.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart VIVO S12 ?

VIVO S12 (V2162A) have two version of big RAM, whether 8 GB or 12 GB. It is important for running multitasking applications. However, the installed applications may crash or corrupt, that can make VIVO S12 get some troubles like become hang or LCD touch screen not responsive. We need to do soft reset or reboot to clean up temporary files and caches.

Please Press and Hold Power Button for several seconds until this phone turn off by itself. Then we can try to turn it on again. Usually this phone will work normally after restart.

We can force to clean temporary files and caches when this phone still work properly. How to do that? Press and hold Power Button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Reboot / Shutdown / Power Off menu.

How to backup data or Contact at VIVO S12 ?

We can not use MicroSD / MicroSDXC for backup destinations, because VIVO S12 does not have external memory slot. But there are some other options to backup like using USB OTG for connect with flash drive. After the flash disk connected, then we can choose all important file using Android file manager, copy from internal memory and paste to external flash drive.

We can use USB data cable for backup all data to PC using File Manager at computer. If our VIVO S12 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 VIVO S12 with software menu

  1. Turn on the VIVO S12
  2. It is very important to make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. If we still can access file manager or other applications, the please backup all data or photos/videos at VIVO S12 because all data and applications will be erase or delete
  4. Go to Menu : Setting > More Setting > Backup and Reset > Erase all data
  5. Give check-mark :Erase Phone Storageif we want to clean / wipe all data
  6. Choose :Erase everything
  7. The VIVO S12 will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset VIVO S12 with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off VIVO S12
  2. It is very important to make sure the battery is fully charge
  3. Press and holdPOWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP BUTTONkey until Fastboot menu appear
  4. Release all POWER BUTTON & VOLUME UP Button
  5. Choose Recovery Mode using VOLUME BUTTON and PressPOWER BUTTON for Ok.
  6. Choose Clear Data button, and continue choose Clear all data and wait until wiping data finish
  7. At some version you can try to chooseWipe Dataor Clear Data option by tap the menu or using VOLUME BUTTON to go up and down at menu and pressPOWER Buttonto Ok or Confirm or Choose. It will wipe all data to finish the Hard Reset or Master Format Steps
  8. Wait until the Use VIVO S12 finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for VIVO S12 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

With 128 GB or 256 G internal memory options, there are many apps and data that we will have inside its internal storage. We also will have many important private photos videos that captured with dual front camera and triple rear cameras 108 megapixel for wide + 8 megapixel for ultra wide + 2 megapixel for macro. Therefore, we need to make sure all data are secure from unauthorized people, especially when our VIVO S12 away from us or lost or stolen.

We can use under display fingerprint or facial recognizing using front camera. Please note, when VIVO S12 reboot or restart, the fingerprint or face detection can not work. It will ask to unlock using secondary protections. So, we need to choose secondary protection like screen lock pattern or pin or password. However, the problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or pattern or fingerprint sensor can not open with our finger hand. What should we do?

We have to force hard reset or reformat VIVO S12 when we forgot security protections. Please use #option 2 above to do hard reset using hardware button combination key.

VIVO S12 use latest Android version that already have FRP (factory reset protection) feature. This is important to protect our phone when lost. We have to confirm the ownership by verified using previous Google account username and password when we re-setup again like new.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format VIVO S12 ?

There is no secret hidden code for VIVO S12 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at VIVO S12 ?

If we want to remove or erase all data inside VIVO S12 storage, the easiest way is by performing hard reset whether using #option 1 or #option 2 above. When we do #option 1 process, we need to choose check box options to Erase Internal SD / Internal Storage data.

How to Make Battery of VIVO S12 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain?

VIVO S12 (V2162A) use 4200 mAh non removable battery. It has fast charging 44W technology. The battery can last for one day. If we want to use it more longer, then we need to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth or NFC.

More FAQ of VIVO S12:

  • How to Hard Reset Vivo Camera and Music ?

    They are different procedures, but we will try to give one by one. To Reset VIVO camera setting, we have to open Main Camera Applications, then find menu Setting or Icon Setting, and find Restore Default Setting. For reset music, actually it is depend on what kind of apps to hear the music.

  • How To Remove or Bypass Forgotten Pattern or Password or Passcode at VIVO S12 (Reformat Without Password) ?

    We always recommended to give security for anyone for secure data, but the problems comes when you can not unlock this phone. Please try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. This process will reformat your VIVO S12 operating system to factory default for remove security password or pattern protection. After finish hard reset, you should try to make sure this phone is belong to you by sign-in with Previous Google Account account for security protections.

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