How to Easily Master Format XIAOMI MI 5 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI MI 5 when it get trouble. This is 5.15 inches LCD screen smartphone from Xiaomi which have Full HD resolutions at 1080p. XIAOMI MI 5 have dual simcard GSM-GSM which can standby together, which can run with 4G LTE for fast data broadband. The operating system when the first time XIAOMI MI 5 ship in the market using Android Marshmallow. One good and important features from XIAOMI MI 5 is having quick charge which can charge about 80% when connected to power charger 30 minutes.

What is Advantage of XIAOMI MI 5 Specifications:

LCD 5.15 inches IPS
Internal memory 128 GB with 4 GB RAM for Pro Editions only
Internal memory 32GB or 64GB with 3 GB RAM
Main Camera 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Front camera 4 MP, f/2.0, 1/3″ sensor size
Processor Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPU Adreno 530
Operating system Android Marshmallow version 6
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery XIAOMI MI 5 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

There are several options to choose when we want to buy XIAOMI MI 5. The differences are at internal memory and RAM. More bigger RAM and internal memory will cost more expensive. There are 128 GB with 4 GB RAM or 32 GB / 64 GB with 4 GB RAM. If we have budget, then using 64 GB or 128 GB is recommended for long life performance, because XIAOMI MI 5 does not have external micro SD card slot. With this big of internal memory, we can install many important applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Instagram, WeChat, Whatsapp, Skype, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM), SnapChat, Viber and many more. But we always suggest all users to read carefully user review before install not famous or new applications, because some apps may contain viruses or malware. If we install them, then our XIAOMI MI 5 will become hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or bootloop logo or LCD touch screen not responsive. We need to force reboot or force soft reset or force shutdown to restart all running applications and remove temporary files caches. After our XIAOMI MI 5 can boot normally, then we can install one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store to scan all installed apps and also give good recommendation for better menu setting. If this trouble still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please do not forget to backup all important data before doing hard reset, because master format can remove all data inside XIAOMI MI 5.

How to backup data or Contact at XIAOMI MI 5 ?

Always try to Backup all important data, because we never know when our XIAOMI MI 5 will get any trouble. We can use USB cable to backup data to computer or use cloud backup with Dropbox or Google Drive. If our XIAOMI MI 5 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 Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart XIAOMI MI 5 ?

As we know XIAOMI MI 5 have elegant body design, therefore the battery is non removable to make it more slim. If after install and use some applications then the LCD screen become hang or not responding with any account, then we can not remove or unplug XIAOMI MI 5 battery. How to force soft reset? The we can press and hold POWER button until this phone turn off by itself, after XIAOMI MI 5 totally off, then press again POWER button to turn it on. This process will not remove any important data, therefore we can do anytime we want. Soft reset or reboot process also can be done when our XIAOMI MI 5 still work properly but we want to remove temporary files, press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Reboot / Power off menu.

#Option 1, Hard Reset XIAOMI MI 5 with software menu

  1. Turn on the XIAOMI MI 5
  2. Please make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. Backup important data at XIAOMI MI 5 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 MI 5 will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI MI 5 with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off XIAOMI MI 5
  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. UserVolume 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 MI 5 finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Boot Recovery Mode at XIAOMI MI 5 ?

If we need to boot our XIAOMI MI 5 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.

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at XIAOMI MI 5 (Reformat) ?

We will get Android Marshmallow version 6 when the first time we open XIAOMI MI 5 from the box, we only need to login with Google account to make XIAOMI MI 5 can run with all features. The problems start happen after we install many applications, sometime the installed applications can crash and make the operating system become damage or corrupt, this conditions will make XIAOMI MI 5 become not normal. We have to reinstall the operating system. First we have to know that clean factory default Android operating system file source already saved safely inside XIAOMI MI 5 ROM or internal memory, therefore when we want to reformat, we do not need top copy or connect to other device. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically.

There are also other alternative to reinstall or restore the XIAOMI MI 5 operating system by download the official MIUI ROM for XIAOMI MI 5 at Xiaomi website, copy the downloaded file to external card SDCard using computer with card reader, or connect directly our XIAOMI MI 5 to computer and it will read as removable drive. Copy the downloaded files at external memory and please continue by using XIAOMI MI 5 applications which have name Updater. Follow the menu to finish the upgrade.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI MI 5 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Fingerprint become one interesting features that should be ready at high end smartphone. XIAOMI MI 5 also have fingerprint for security protections. The fingerprint located in front home button, it work very fast to open lock screen. However, we also still can use other security protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. Should we activate the security lock? We always recommended to activate security protections to secure our data while this phone away from us or stolen or lost. As we know XIAOMI MI 5 have good 16 megapixel camera with accurate focus, users will have many important or private photos or videos recording, because that files are not for public then we will need to use security protections for this phone. The problems start when we can not unlock security protections, what should we do? Do not worry because we can unlock forgot security protections or password pin protections at XIAOMI MI 5 using Google account. Please turn on XIAOMI MI 5, when it ask for security answer, please give several time wrong answer continuously until XIAOMI MI 5 locked or freezing about 30 seconds, at this time we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button, press this button then we can find field to type our Gmail username and password that we have already signed-in before. If we can not access our Gmail account, then the only option that we can do is doing hard reset using hardware button combination key.

How to Improve Performance XIAOMI MI 5 to make run more faster?

We can say that XIAOMI MI 5 performance is very impressive because it use fast Qualcomm processor, using Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 which is high end processor when this phone release in the market. Therefore many benchmark review give good score for performance. But why some users get slowly problems? Many of them get slowly XIAOMI MI 5 performance because the software trouble. We have to know that all applications will need amount of RAM. When we buy XIAOMI MI 5, we can choose to have 4GB or 3GB RAM. But this is not unlimited. When we install many applications and run together, then the RAM can be insufficient as well, moreover some applications from Google Play Store will keep run in the background to wait data update like chatting or social media or games. Therefore we suggest to uninstall some not use applications when our phone start become slowly. If we want to make our XIAOMI MI 5 performance run faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format.

Is that any other secret code of hard reset XIAOMI MI 5 ?

At this moment, there is no other secret code or secret key to do the factory reset of XIAOMI MI 5 Just try to do the hard reset above.

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