How to Easily Master Format VIVO V5 LITE (Y66) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix VIVO V5 LITE (Y66) problems. This phone have 32 GB internal memory with 3 GB RAM. Some users does not need to have bigger internal memory because the selling price also will increase. Therefore Vivo give other options for 32 GB internal memory capacity at VIVO V5 LITE (Y66). This phone have 5.5 inches LCD screen with HD resolutions at 720 x 1280 pixels. The first operating system when it release in the market use Android Marshmallow version 6.0 together with Funtouch OS 3.0 user interface. Find more review information and how to solve trouble of VIVO V5 LITE (Y66) at community.

What is Advantage of VIVO V5 LITE (Y66) Specifications:

LCD 5.5 inches IPS
Internal memory 32 GB ROM
Main Camera 13 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash
Front camera 16 MP, f/2.0 for selfie photography and video
Processor Octa-core
Operating system Android Marshmallow version 6.0
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery VIVO V5 LITE (Y66)hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone have dual simcard slot with maximum 4G LTE internet data broadband. The second simcard network provider can be replace with external memory MicroSD card with maximum 256 GB. The internal memory of VIVO V5 LITE use 32 GB, but we will not get full that capacity, because some space use for installed operating system and factory default applications. However, we still have more then enough storage to install additional interesting applications from Google Play Store like Whatsapp, Instagram, Line Messenger, Facebook, Skype, Telegram, Snapchat, Viber, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). We always suggest to read many user reviews before install new applications or not famous apps, because sometime they may contain something bad inside that apps like viruses or malware. If install that kind of apps then our VIVO V5 LITE can become strange like bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. What Should we 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 VIVO V5 LITE 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 VIVO V5 LITE. 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 VIVO V5 LITE (Y66)?

Sometime the installed application will run not normal because of applications crash or some other trouble, at this situations our VIVO V5 LITE can not responsive with any finger touch or hang in the middle of running applications or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. Please press and hold POWER button until VIVO V5 LITE 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 VIVO V5 LITE 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 to choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

How to backup data or Contact at VIVO V5 LITE (Y66)?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our VIVO V5 LITE 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 VIVO V5 LITE (Y66) with software menu

  1. Turn on the VIVO V5 LITE (Y66)
  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 V5 LITE (Y66)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 V5 LITE (Y66) will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset VIVO V5 LITE (Y66) with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off VIVO V5 LITE (Y66)
  2. It is very important to make sure the battery is fully charge
  3. Press and holdPOWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP BUTTONkey
  4. ReleasePOWER BUTTONafter the LCD show Logo (do not releaseVOLUME UP Buttonat this steps)
  5. Wait until menu appear then we can now releaseVOLUME UPButton
  6. ChooseWipe Dataoption by 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
  7. Wait until the Use VIVO V5 LITE (Y66) finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for VIVO V5 LITE (Y66)forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

After use several weeks then VIVO V5 LITE will have many private pictures and video recording because this phone have good 13 megapixel main camera and 16 megapixel front camera for better selfie photography. Beside many pictures, this phone also have some other important files. We need to make sure all data secure from unauthorized people when VIVO V5 LITE away from us or stolen or lost in unknown place. We can not use fingerprint, because fingerprint sensor is not available at VIVO V5 LITE. We strongly suggest to use screen lock pattern because it is easy to open, but some users also like to use other options like password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone. What should we do?

We can bypass or unlock forgotten security protections. But the only option that we can use is doing hard reset or master format. Please follow steps at #option 2 above to do hard reset or reformat using hardware button combination key.

Please understand, that our VIVO V5 LITE already use latest Android version. It is already have strong security protections. This phone already have FRP (Factory Reset Protection), FRP will make sure this phone is belong to us. It will ask to Verify your account with previous Google Account. Therefore we have to keep carefully our Gmail / Google account for bypass FRP protections at VIVO V5 LITE.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format VIVO V5 LITE (Y66)?

There is no secret hidden code for VIVO V5 LITE to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at VIVO V5 LITE (Y66)?

There are two phone memory type at VIVO V5 LITE, 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 VIVO V5 LITE 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 VIVO V5 LITE (Y66) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain?

The battery capacity of VIVO V5 LITE (Y66) is 3000 mAh, this size is average for 5.5 inches LCD screen smartphone to work with standard activity. If we want to use this phone more such as having a lot of group chat or watch full movie or playing games for several hours, then we have to do some adjustment to make VIVO V5 LITE (Y66) battery can work longer. First we have to adjust LCD screen brightness as low as possible, because LCD light will consume a lot of battery power capacity. Please disable all not use connection like Bluetooth or GPS or Wifi. This phone will consume battery power although the connection at standby mode. We can easily turn it on from shortcut at drop down notification bar when we want to use one of them. Some applications may need to know our locations, then please use GPS battery saving mode to reduce battery usage from menu Setting > Location.

2 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format VIVO V5 LITE (Y66) with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. Vivo V55 Y66 requires password/pattern to wipe data during hard reset. How to fully format this phone when pattern lock is forgotten and gmail logged into it is inaccessible and the question set to it is also forgotten. Please help how make my phone usable again.

    • Hi, please try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. This process will do master format Vivo Android smartphone without ask password or pattern, because it will start the process from OFF positions.


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