Tips and trick to fix VIVO X FOLD problems. This is Android smartphone that can folded or unfolded for bigger screen. The screen use foldable LTPO AMOLED 8.03 inches with 120Hz high refresh rate. It is similar like using small tablet. The operating system powered by Android 12 with OriginOS Ocean Vivo user interface.

Do not worry about speed performance, because this phone use flagship processor  Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 with dedicated GPU Adreno 730 for playing fast HD games without problems. We will give more solutions and information about how to solve VIVO X FOLD (V2178A) troubles at community.


What is Advantage of VIVO X FOLD Specifications and Features:

  • 4G LTE + 5G LTE
  • LCD LTPO AMOLED Foldable 8.03 inches + 120Hz refresh rate
  • Internal memory 256 GB with 12 GB RAM
  • Internal memory 512 GB with 12 GB RAM
  • Main Camera Quad 50 MP f/1.8 + 8 MP f/3.4 + 12 MP f/2.0 + 48 MP f/2.2
  • Main Camera features phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Front camera 16 MP for selfie photography and video
  • Processor Octa-core 1×3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510
  • GPU Adreno 730
  • Operating system Android 12
  • Battery Li-Po 4600 mAh



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

Some users need to use bigger screen, but they do not want to use table device. Therefore, Vivo give other alternative for this kind of users. We can use 8 inches smartphone when unfolded. But folded size is similar with usual smartphone. This phone has big internal storage with 256 GB or 512 GB.

Please do not install new or not famous apps before read many user reviews, because some bad apps may contain viruses or malware or threat. If we install that kind of apps, then our VIVO X FOLD will get some troubles 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 X FOLD.

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 X FOLD ?

VIVO X FOLD (V2178A) has big 12 GB RAM. We can run many multitasking applications. However, the installed applications may crash or corrupt, that can make VIVO X FOLD 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 X FOLD ?

Because MicroSD card slot is not available, then we can use 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 X FOLD 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 below may not work for some devices because of firmware update version or hardware troubles or some other possibilities.

#Option 1, Hard Reset VIVO X FOLD with software menu

  1. Turn on the VIVO X FOLD
  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 X FOLD 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 Storage if we want to clean / wipe all data
  6. Choose : Erase everything
  7. The VIVO X FOLD will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.



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

  1. Turn Off VIVO X FOLD
  2. It is very important to make sure the battery is fully charge
  3. Press and hold POWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP BUTTON key until Fastboot menu appear
  4. Release all POWER BUTTON & VOLUME UP Button
  5. Choose Recovery Mode using VOLUME BUTTON and Press POWER 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 choose Wipe Data or Clear Data option by tap the menu or using VOLUME BUTTON to go up and down at menu and press POWER Button to 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 X FOLD finish the process and the phone will start again like new


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

VIVO X FOLD has very impressive performance with Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. We can install many apps and data that will saved inside 256 GB or 512 GB internal storage. Please secure all data from unauthorized people, especially when VIVO X FOLD stolen or lost or away from us.

The fingerprint is ready to use for protect our phone. We can use 16 megapixel for facial recognizing. Please choose secondary protection for backup like screen lock pattern or pin or password, because after VIVO X FOLD reboot or restart, the fingerprint or face detection will not work. 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 X FOLD when we forgot security protections. Please use #option 2 above to do hard reset using hardware button combination key.

VIVO X FOLD 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 X FOLD ?

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


How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at VIVO X FOLD ?

If we want to remove or erase all data inside VIVO X FOLD 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 X FOLD Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain?

VIVO X FOLD (V2178A) battery capacity is 4600  mAh with fast charging 65W from Qualcomm. We can use this phone full one day without recharge. The problems happen when we want to use this phone more longer, we need to do some adjustment to make the battery work more longer by turn off all not use connections like NFC or GPS or Bluetooth or WiFi. We also have to make the LCD screen brightness as low as possible.



  • 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 X FOLD (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 X FOLD 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.