How to Easily Master Format XIAOMI POCO M5 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI POCO M5 problems. This phone can not work with 5G connection because it is use 4G processor MediaTek MT8781 Helio G99 that has dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Mali-G57 MC2. This phone can work with dual nano-simcard slot that can standby together when using two different phone numbers.

The screen size is 6.58 inches, 90Hz refresh rate and Full HD resolution at 1080 x 2408 pixels. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 scratch resistance. When we open XIAOMI POCO M5 from the box, Android 12 operating system is ready to use that together with MIUI 13 Xiaomi user interface. We will give more solutions and information about how to solve XIAOMI POCO M5 troubles at community.

What are Advantages of XIAOMI POCO M5 Specifications and Features:

  • 4G LTE
  • LCD 6.58 inches
  • Internal memory 64 GB with 4 GB RAM
  • Internal memory 128 GB with 4 GB or 6 GB RAM
  • Main Camera Triple 50 MP f/1.8 + 2 MP f/2.4 + 2 MP f/2.4
  • Front camera 5 MP for selfie photography
  • Processor Octa-core 2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
  • GPU Mali-G57 MC2
  • Operating system Android 12
  • Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh

Solutions To Fix Camera Issues On XIAOMI POCO M5

Some users can not use XIAOMI POCO M5 selfie front camera or main camera. We will give simple tips to solve XIAOMI POCO M5 camera at this page

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery XIAOMI POCO M5 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

When we want to install any applications, we have to make sure free internal storage are available. This phone has 64 GB or 128 GB internal memory. This phone has dedicated external memory slot for MicroSDXC. Please read many user reviews before download new or not famous apps. Why?

Because some of them may contain viruses or threat or malware that might stolen our data or install unknown apps without notice. Our XIAOMI POCO M5 will get some troubles like become slowly or hang or stuck or bricks or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. 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 POCO M5, 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 POCO M5. 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 POCO M5 ?

RAM is use for multitasking. XIAOMI POCO M5 has 4 GB or 6 GB RAM. When some installed applications 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 POCO M5 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 POCO M5. Boost Speed Performance?

Follow this page to fix slowly lagging issues when using XIAOMI POCO M5 for playing games or doing some other activity.

How to backup data or Contact at XIAOMI POCO M5 ?

This phone has memory slot for use with MicroSD. We can choose several important files, photos videos inside XIAOMI POCO M5 internal memory using Android File Manager and paste on MicroSD.

We can connect our phone to computer using USB data cable and after computer recognized our XIAOMI POCO M5, 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 POCO M5 file manager

If our XIAOMI POCO M5 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.

More Complete Solutions To Backup & Restore Contact / Data / Photos on XIAOMI POCO M5

We should backup all important data at safe locations. Follow this page to get easy tips to backup and restore data inside XIAOMI POCO M5 automatiacally.

How to Boot Recovery Mode at XIAOMI POCO M5 ?

If we need to boot our XIAOMI POCO M5 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 POCO M5 with software menu:

  1. Turn on the XIAOMI POCO M5
  2. Please make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. Backup important data at XIAOMI POCO M5 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 POCO M5 will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI POCO M5 with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off XIAOMI POCO M5
  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 POCO M5 finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI POCO M5 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

All data should protected from unauthorized people, when XIAOMI POCO M5 away from us or lost or stolen. We do not want our private photos videos that shoot from 50 megapixel for wide + 2 megapixel for macro + 2 megapixel for DoF can be access easily without permission. Please activate fingerprint or face detection.

We need to choose secondary protections like pin or screen lock pattern or password. It will use to unlock XIAOMI POCO M5 after reboot or restart. At this time fingerprint or face detection will not work. 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 POCO M5 ?

There is no secret hidden code for XIAOMI POCO M5 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 POCO M5 ?

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 POCO M5 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

XIAOMI POCO M5 battery capacity is 5000 mAh. The battery is not removable. We can use this phone more then one day for standard activity. This phone has fast charging 18W. If we use this phone very active for playing games or watching movies, then we suggest to do some adjustment.

First, we have to make sure the LCD screen brightness is not too bright, because more bright will consume more battery power. We also have to disable all not use connections like GPS or NFC or WiFi or Bluetooth. Just turn it on easily when we need to use it later.


  • How to Hard Reset or Master Format XIAOMI POCO M5 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 POCO M5, 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 POCO M5 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 POCO M5 ?

    Please follow this link For Reset Xiaomi Mi Account

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