How to Easily Master Format XIAOMI 12S with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI 12S problems. This is flagship smartphone that has 50 megapixel main camera, 13 megapixel 123 degree utrawide and 5 megapixel for macro. The main camera use Leica lens for clear and sharp result. It is powered by Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor with max 3.19 Ghz Cortex-X2. The Android 12 is ready to use with MIUI 13 Xiaomi user interface.

The screen size use AMOLED 6.28 inches with 120Hz high refresh-rate and Dolby Vision. It has Full HD+ resolutions at 1080 x 2400 pixels. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. We will give more solutions and information review about how to solve troubles at community.

What are Advantages of XIAOMI 12S Specifications and Features:

  • 4G LTE + 5G
  • LCD 6.28 inches
  • Internal memory 128 GB with 8 GB RAM
  • Internal memory 256 GB with 8 GB or 12 GB RAM
  • Internal memory 512 GB with 12 GB RAM
  • Main Camera Triple 50 MP f/1.9 + 13 MP f/2.4 + 5 MP f/2.4
  • Front camera 32 MP for selfie photography
  • Processor Octa-core 1×3.19 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.75 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510
  • GPU Adreno 730
  • Operating system Android 12
  • Battery Li-Po 4500 mAh

How To Fix Camera Issues on XIAOMI 12S?

This phone work with triple cameras and supported by Leica lenses. Follow this page to solve front selfie camera problems or main camera troubles when using XIAOMI 12S.

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery XIAOMI 12S hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This is high-end smartphone that use flagship processor Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and fast GPU Adreno 730 for gaming graphic rendering. We can download many games and applications from Google Play Store, but we have to know that some bad developers create fake apps or games that may contain viruses or malware.

We have to read many user reviews before install that kind of apps, otherwise our XIAOMI 12S will get some troubles like become slowly or hang or stuck or bricks or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. They can install unknown apps without notification or stolen our data. These kind of apps will not get “Verified by Play Protect” from Google Play Store.

If we get this problems, we have to try clean temporary files and caches by performing soft reset or restart or reboot. When restart finish, please install one recommended antivirus like AVAST or NORTON on XIAOMI 12S, this antivirus will scan for suspected applications and give recommended safe setting options.

When the problems still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format for reinstall the operating system to factory default. Please note, reformat will remove or erase all installed applications and data from our XIAOMI 12S. For safety reasons, please do not install any APK from unknown sources, because it can make some troubles. Reformat also will remove Google account and Xiaomi account from this phone.

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How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart XIAOMI 12S ?

XIAOMI 12S has big RAM options with 8 GB or 12 GB. After use this phone for several months, we will have many installed apps. However, some installed applications may crash or corrupt or stuck, then the LCD touch screen may not responsive with our finger touch or hang. We need to clean temporary files and caches.

When it stuck or freezing, please try to press and hold POWER BUTTON until XIAOMI 12S turning off or shutdown by itself. We also can try to press POWER BUTTON + VOLUME DOWN together to force turn it off.

When our phone still work properly, but we want to clean temporary files and caches, please press and hold POWER BUTTON until pop-up menu appear and choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot. Soft reset or restart process will not remove any installed apps and important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want.

How To Make Faster XIAOMI 12S. Boost Speed Performance?

Solutions to fix lagging issues when playing games or doing other activity on XIAOMI 12S.

How to backup data or Contact at XIAOMI 12S ?

This phone does not have MicroSD slot. But we can use other alternative such as connect our phone to computer using USB data cable and after computer recognized our XIAOMI 12S, then please backup all important data using computer file manager application.

We also can use USB flash disk to connect using OTG or USB converter to backup data from internal memory to USB Flash Drive using XIAOMI 12S file manager

If our XIAOMI 12S 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.

How to Boot Recovery Mode at XIAOMI 12S ?

If we need to boot our XIAOMI 12S go to recovery mode. We can follow the steps at #Option 2 above from steps no.1 until no.4. After that steps finish, then we will find list of menu options, and choose Recover menu or any other menu as what we need to do.

#Option 1, Hard Reset XIAOMI 12S with software menu:

  1. Turn on the XIAOMI 12S
  2. Please make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. Backup important data at XIAOMI 12S because all data and applications will be erase or delete
  4. Go to Menu : Setting > General Setting > Backup and Reset > Factory Data Reset
  5. Choose :Reset Device > Delete all
  6. The XIAOMI 12S will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI 12S with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off XIAOMI 12S
  2. Make sure the battery is fully charge
  3. Press and holdPOWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP BUTTONkey
  4. Release all button after the LCD show Recovery Mode
  5. UseVolume Buttonto select the option and pressPOWER Buttonto Ok or Confirm or Choose. Please choose Wipe all data to finish the Hard Reset or Master Format Steps
  6. Wait until the XIAOMI 12S finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI 12S forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

We will have many important apps and data. We need to protect all confidential things inside our XIAOMI 12S such as photos and videos. We can use fingerprint and face detection to protect when this phone away from us or lost or stolen. But XIAOMI 12S will ask to choose secondary protection to backup like screen lock pattern or pin or password.

Why? Because after XIAOMI 12S reboot or restart, the fingerprint or face detection will not work. We have to unlock using secondary protection. However, the problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot screen lock pattern / password pin protection or fingerprint can not work. What should we do?

When we forgot security protection, we have to do hard reset or reformat using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. This phone already use Android FRP (factory reset protection) that work for secure all data when this phone lost or force hard reset. Therefore, we have to bypass FRP using previous Google account username and password after performing hard reset.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format XIAOMI 12S ?

There is no secret hidden code for XIAOMI 12S to make it back to factory default. We have to do the options above to hard reset this phone.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at XIAOMI 12S ?

If we want to remove all installed applications and all data, then we have to do hard reset using menu Setting like steps at #option 1 above. Please choose to erase All files on the phone. It will remove all data at internal memory (or external memory if available).

How to Make Battery of XIAOMI 12S Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Big battery is very important to power up XIAOMI 12S for support our activity. XIAOMI 12S has 4500 mAh battery capacity. It is enough for one day usages. However, some users use their phone too much for play games or watch movies several hours continuously, therefore we have to do some adjustment.

This phone is not removable, but we can use fast charging 67W technology. It is also has fast wireless charging 50W. To make XIAOMI 12S battery work more longer, then please turn off all not use connections like NFC or GPS or WiFi or Bluetooth. We also have to make LCD screen brightness as low as possible.


  • How to Hard Reset or Master Format XIAOMI 12S without password / passcode ?

    When the first time setup this phone, the protections is not active. We have to choose and activate security protections, but some users get troubles when they want to reformat or hard reset XIAOMI 12S, because it always ask the password protections. If we can not remember the password pattern, then please try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. It will reformat XIAOMI 12S from OFF positions. But for security reasons, we have to make sure this phone is belong to us by type our previous Google account after finish hard reset.

  • How to Reset XIAOMI Mi ACCOUNT Forgotten Password at XIAOMI 12S ?

    Please follow this link For Reset Xiaomi Mi Account

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