How to Easily Master Format VIVO Y12S with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix VIVO Y12S problems. This is low end smartphone with Android 10.0 as factory default operating system which run together with Funtouch 11 Vivo user interface. It is work with Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 processor and supported with dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) PowerVR GE8320 for graphic rendering.

This phone use full screen IPS 6.51 inches LCD HD resolutions at 720 x 1600 pixels. At top of the screen there is small notch drop for 8 megapixel front camera. This phone can not work with 5G connections, but for fast Internet access, we can use 4G LTE broadband. Some users get issue with VIVO Y12S hardware and software problems. We will try to give more solutions, reviews and information about how to solve VIVO Y12S troubles at community.

What is Advantage of VIVO Y12S Specifications and Features:

  • 4G LTE
  • LCD 6.51 inches HD
  • Internal memory 32 GB
  • RAM 3 GB or 4 GB
  • Main Camera Dual 13 MP f/2.2 + 2 MP f/2.4
  • Main Camera features phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Front camera 8 MP for selfie photography and video
  • Processor Octa-core 4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
  • PowerVR GE8320
  • Operating system Android 10.0
  • Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery VIVO Y12S hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

VIVO Y12S has limited internal storage with 32 GB. We can use MicroSD / MicroSDXC at dedicated external memory to add more storage. However, we always suggest to install only the most important apps from Google Play Store, because all data by default will be keep at internal memory.

We have to stay away from new or not famous applications, because this phone does not have many free storage capacity. Moreover, because some new or not famous applications may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles if installed at our VIVO Y12S such as hang or become slowly or stuck or bricks or LCD touch screen not responding. Please read many user reviews before install any applications. Usually it will not get Verified by Play Protect information when we are on downloading process. How to fix it?

We have to try force soft reset or reboot to clean temporary files and caches. After our VIVO Y12S can start boot again then please install one good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST, it will scan all installed apps and give recommendation setting for safety use.

If the problems still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format VIVO Y12S. All account including Google account will remove or wipe or deleted after finish hard reset. Hard reset process also will remove/erase all important files from internal memory. Please do not install unknown APK, because it is very easy to make our VIVO Y12S get some troubles.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart VIVO Y12S ?

VIVO Y12S only has 3 GB or 4 RAM for limited multitasking. Some installed apps may crash or corrupt that can make VIVO Y12S become hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger. At this time, we have to do soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until VIVO Y12S shutdown or turn off by itself. After it totally off, then we can press again POWER button to turn it ON.

We can do this process anytime we want, because our important data will not removed or wipe when performing soft reset, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our VIVO Y12S still can work properly, but we want to manually 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 Y12S ?

We can use USB data cable for backup all data to PC using File Manager at computer. If our VIVO Y12S 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 Y12S with software menu

  1. Turn on the VIVO Y12S
  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 Y12S 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 Y12S will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset VIVO Y12S with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off VIVO Y12S
  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 Y12S finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for VIVO Y12S forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

We need to protect our phone from unauthorized people, especially when VIVO Y12S away from us or stolen or lost. We need to make sure all private photos videos which taken from dual rear camera or single front camera will not access by anybody.

Fingerprint is recommended to use, because it is fast and accurate to use. After register fingerprint, we need to choose secondary protections for backup like pin or password or screen lock pattern. This secondary protection will use when VIVO Y12S finish reboot, because the fingerprint can not work after restart. 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 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 Y12S 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 Y12S.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format VIVO Y12S ?

There is no secret hidden code for VIVO Y12S to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at VIVO Y12S ?

There are two phone memory type at VIVO Y12S, 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 Y12S 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 Y12S Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain?

Big battery is one advantages of using VIVO Y12S. It has 5000 mAh non removable battery. We can use this phone full one day, but if we want to use it more longer for playing games or watching movie, then we have to do some adjustment like make LCD screen not too bright or disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. NFC is not installed on VIVO Y12S.

More FAQ of VIVO Y12S:

  • 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 Y12S (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 Y12S 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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