How to Easily Master Format VIVO V5 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and trick to solve problems at VIVO V5. This phone have 5.5 inches LCD width using IPS screen type. To make LCD more stronger then VIVO V5 comes with Corning Gorilla Glass screen protector. We do not need to use any 3th party screen protector. But of course we can put any additional one if we want to make screen more hard to broken. Find how to fix VIVO V5 at community. The best features that we can get from VIVO V5 is front camera that have 20 megapixel to take selfie photography.

What is Advantage of VIVO V5 Specifications:

LCD 5.5 inches IPS
Internal memory 32
Main Camera 13 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front camera 20 MP, f/2.0 for selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 1.5 GHz
Operating system Android Marshmallow version 6.0.1
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh

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

Internal memory of VIVO V5 use 32 GB with 4 GB RAM for multitasking applications. Please note that we will not get fully 32 GB free storage left because some of them also use for operating system and factory default applications which is already installed when then first time we use this phone. There are many free and interesting applications that we can install from Google Play Store like Whatsapp, Facebook, Skype, Line Messenger, Whatsapp, Snapchat, Instagram, WeChat, Viber, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and many more. But we also have to know that some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make our VIVO V5 become trouble like slowly or hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or boot logo loop or LCD touch screen not responsive. If this problems happen, then we have to force soft reset or reboot or shutdown to clean temporary files and caches. When our VIVO V5 can start and booting again, please install one good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST. Some antivirus applications will not work by itself. We have to open that antivirus and then start to scan all installed applications and all content inside our VIVO V5, this antivirus applications will give information and what to do for not recommended setting options.. If the problems still happen, then we have to do 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 also remove all Google account from VIVO V5.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart VIVO V5 ?

VIVO V5 will run all applications without problems unless when our phone got bad apps installed. If we installed bad applications then our phone will run with some trouble like LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. What should we do? The first steps to do is doing soft reset or reboot this phone to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until VIVO V5 shutdown or turn off by itself. This process is safe because it will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our VIVO V5 still can boot normally, but we want to clear temporary files and caches then we can press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

How to backup data or Contact at VIVO V5?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our VIVO V5 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.

VIVO V5 can use external microSD for external storage to backup all important data, but we have to know that external microSD memory storage will use sim card 2 slot. They are share together. Therefore when we want to use external microSD at VIVO V5, then we have to disable simcard 2 GSM/CDMA provider, we only can use simcard 1 run together with external microSD memory.

#Option 1, Hard Reset VIVO V5 with software menu

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

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#Option 2, Hard Reset VIVO V5 with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off VIVO V5
  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 no 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 finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at VIVO V5 (Reformat) ?

Operating system is very important when we want to use smartphone. VIVO V5 already installed with Android Marshmallow operating system when the first time ship to the market. After use several period and we have installed with many applications, then sometime several applications can become crash and make VIVO V5 operating system damage or corrupt. This situations will make our VIVO V5 work not normal. What should we do? At this time we have to reinstall or reformat with factory default operating system. First we have to know, that clean factory default Android operating system already saved safely inside VIVO V5 ROM or internal memory. Therefore we do not need to copy or connect with other device. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically at VIVO V5.

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

Fingerprint can be use at VIVO V5 to give security protections. VIVO V5 camera can give good result for any situation. We will have many important pictures or other confidential files that need to secure when this phone away from us or stolen or lost. There are some other factory default screen protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will be happen when we forgot security protections answer, what should we do? Do not worry, because we can bypass or unlock forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account. Please turn ON this phone, when it ask for security answer, try to give several time wrong answer continuously until our VIVO V5 locked or freezing 30 seconds, at this time we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button to type our Gmail username and password that we have already signed-in before. If we can not access our Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key.

How to Improve Performance VIVO V5 to make run more faster?

The price of VIVO V5 is not expensive, therefore Vivo have to make sure they use good performance processor but also have to be cheaper as well. This phone use Mediatek MT6750 with Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53. It still give good performance to run many applications and also powerful to play 3D HD games because VIVO V5 have dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Mali-T860MP2, we can play games without lag. But why some users get some slowly trouble? Usually because applications trouble. Multitasking is important to run some applications, and this phone already have 4 GB RAM. But please note, there are some applications which installed from Google Play Store will keep run in the background to wait data update, like social media or chatting or games. If many of applications run together, then our VIVO V5 RAM and processor resources will become insufficient and make this phone run slowly. We have to uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make our VIVO V5 run faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format.

How to Upgrade VIVO V5 to Android Nougat Update?

When we use VIVO V5 and open from the box, the factory default operating system is Android Marshmallow. There are no official information about when VIVO V5 get Android Nougat, at least at the time we make this information. We still recommended to use official firmware because all features are working good without problems. We will get some firmware upgrade to fix several bugs and improve features. Please do not install with custom ROM for rooted VIVO V5 because some wrong steps can make our phone become damage or corrupt.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format VIVO V5 ?

There is no secret hidden code for VIVO V5 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 ?

There are two phone memory type at VIVO V5, 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 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 V5Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain?

The standard battery capacity of VIVO V5 is good enough to make this phone work full one day without need to recharge, because VIVO V5 use 3000 mAh battery capacity. We can do standard activity like browsing or chatting or playing games. But if we use this phone too much like watching full movie several hours then 3000 mAh battery will not enough. We have t o do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. the second features that we have to do is disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. VIVO V5 does not have NFC. If we want to use GPS for specific applications, please use Battery saving GPS which can be choose from menu Setting.

More FAQ of VIVO V5:

  • 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 head the music.

  • How To Remove or Bypass Forgotten Pattern or Password or Passcode at VIVO V5 (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 V5 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.

8 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format VIVO V5 with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. I am getting problem in wipeout data rest in vivo v5 s it is asking pin password at the time of selecting wipe out via hard key use kindly provide solution

    • Hi, if your Vivo V5 already have problems with reformat using menu Setting or you can not access menu Setting, then you should try to use different procedure to reformat your Vivo V5 operating system to factory default. We suggest to use steps at #option 2 using hardware button combination key to hard reset while locked with security protection.

  2. There’s a lock in hard reset wipe data , how can we wipe without entering lock or pin or pattern as the pattern is forgotten.

    • Hi, please do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 above. It will reformat your Vivi V5 operating system to factory default.

    • Hi, protection is recommended to do 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 V5 operating system to factory default. 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.

    • Hi, if you get hardware troubles, or buttons are broken, then you have to fix at Vivo authorized service center, otherwise you can not use this phone properly.


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