How to Easily Master Format XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 problems. High end smartphone with reasonable price comes with Android Oreo as factory default operating system together with MIUI 9.6 Xiaomi user interface but already tweak with Poco customization to make it more specific for this phone. The screen size is 6.18 inches with Full HD Plus resolution, the aspect ratio dimension is 18.7:9 to make this phone easy to hold with one hand. Find more review and information about how to troubleshot XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 at community. This phone have other name as XIAOMI POCO F1 .

What is Advantage of XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 Specifications:

LCD 6.18 inches with 18.7:9 aspect ratio
Internal memory 256 GB ROM with 8 GB RAM
Internal memory 64 GB / 128 GB with 6 GB RAM
Main Camera Dual 12 MP + 5 MP phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front camera 20 megapixel for selfie photography and video conference
Processor Octa-core 2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver
GPU Adreno 630
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.1
Battery Li-Po 4000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

XIAOMI POCO F1 PHONE is premium smartphone with cheap price, we can have fast processor with Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 and dedicated GPU Adreno 630 for play all games without lag, moreover we can choose to have 6 GB or 8 GB RAM, it is enough to run for any applications from Google Play Store. The internal memory start from 64 GB or 128 GB or 256 GB is very enough to install more applications like Facebook, Instagram, Line Messenger, Viber, WeChat, Whatsapp, Skype, Telegram, Snapchat, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). There are many bad apps at Google Play Store especially for new or not famous apps, we have to read several user review before download them. They also will not Verified by Play Protect icon. They can make some troubles at XIAOMI POCO F1 like hang or stuck or bricks or boot loop or LCD touch screen not responding or freezing.

We have to try remove temporary and caches from XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 by using soft reset or reboot or restart. If our XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 can boot again, then please install one good antivirus like AVAST. It will scan all installed apps and also find out bad or weak setting options. If soft reset does not help, then we have to do hard reset to reformat XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1. Please remember, all data will be remove or wipe after doing hard reset, also all Xiaomi and Google account will be removed from this phone. We do not recommended to install APK from unknown resources, because it may make some troubles at our phone.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 ?

If our XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 start work not normal or can not responsive with our finger touch or hang then we have to try remove temporary files and caches by doing soft reset or reboot. Please press and hold POWER button until XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 shutdown or turn off by itself. After our phone already off, then try to turn it ON by press POWER button again. Soft reset or reboot will not remove important files at our phone. We can try to shutdown or reboot when our XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 still can boot normally to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, continue choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

How To Fix XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 Camera Problems or Error ?

How to backup data or Contact at XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 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 POCOPHONE F1 ?

If we need to boot our XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 go to recovery mode. We can follow the steps at #Option 2 bellow 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.

Complete Solutions To Backup & Restore Photos / Data On XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1

#Option 1, Hard Reset XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 with software menu:

  1. Turn on the XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1
  2. Please make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. Backup important data at XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 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 POCOPHONE F1 will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  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 POCOPHONE F1 finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

XIAOMI POCO F1 have very good camera with dual lens at rear body 12 megapixel + 5 megapixel and single camera at front body with 20 megapixel. This camera can work as face unlock or face recognition. We also can use fingerprint to secure or phone. All of that security options will need secondary protections like screen lock pattern or password protections. We need to use security protections for secure all of our private pictures / videos or important files from unauthorized people when XIAOMI POCO PHONE F1 away from us or stolen or lost. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or fingerprint sensor can not recognize our fingerprint to open protection. What should we do?

Don’t worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 use registered Google account. But for security protections, we have to always remember our Google account username and password. New Xiaomi smartphone already use latest Android version already implement FRP (Factory Reset Protection). FRP is important to secure our phone when it is stolen or lost. Android will ask for previous same Google account username and password after finish performing hard reset or master format. Therefore we have to remember carefully our Google / Gmail username and password. We also recommended to activate or create XIAOMI ACCOUNT at XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 ?

There is no secret hidden code for XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 ?

There are two phone memory type at XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1, 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 XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 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 XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

This XIAOMI POC O F1 use 4000 mAh. This is good enough to make this phone run full one day without need to recharge. The battery is not removable, therefore we can not easily replace with other battery when something happen. Better to ask professional or Xiaomi service center to replace the battery. Some users maybe still not enough with XIAOMI POCO PHONE F1 battery capacity because they play games or watch movie continuously for several hours. To make battery can work longer then please do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. We also have to disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. NFC is not available at XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1, therefore it will not consume anything for the battery.


How To Reset XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 Forgot Password Without Erase Data ?

This phone already use latest version of Android operating system. If we forgot password or pin or screen lock protection, then nothing we can do unless doing hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 above. After finish hard reset, we have to by pass FRP (factory reset protection) using verified using previous Google account, to make sure this phone is belongs to us.

14 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. I did a factory hard reset of my Xaomi Pocophone F1…It is asking me for a password number that I do not know. How do I get the phone to work? My new carrier, Verizon tells me that they cannot help me. I shall try following your instructions tomorrow morning. Please get back to me. I need this phone. Thank You.

    • Hi, first steps that you have to try is doing hard reset using hardware button combination key. It will reset your phone start from OFF positions, therefore normally it will not ask for any screen lock protections. But after finish hard reset with hardware button combination key, you have to Verify your account with previous Google Account for make sure that you are the owner of this phone. Because XIAOMI POCOPHONE F1 already use FRP Factory Reset Protections to help us secure this phone from unauthorized users or stolen or lost. They can not use this phone although they do hard reset with hardware button combination key.

  2. My sister’s pocophone just got stolen and she’s saved important informations and passwords in her phone. How can I force reset her phone?

    • Hi, you can try to reset your phone using Android Device Manager for user to remote and force Android to reset or lock and remote or wipe all data inside stolen or lost Android smartphone, in this case you need to login at any computer browser and open Find My Device page. Login with same Gmail username and password with stolen Android smartphone then choose menu for Secure Device or Erase Device. Please note, this process only can work if the stolen smartphone still can connect to Internet. Otherwise, the remote process can not work for communication to the stolen / lost Android device.

  3. on my poco f1 i didn’t used it for 2 days…. after 2 days i try to restart it…..but it didn’t boot up….not the logo cam….then i tried to charge it but screen is on for only 0.1 sec and again and again……i tried to charge it with box charger and same on the box cable…..same……so i tried to charge with power bank but same thing is happening

    • Hi, perhaps the battery of your Xiaomi Pocophone F1 has been broken. Please try to consult with Xiaomi authorized service center for further check.

  4. Even after hard reset the phone is working. Same boot loop screen operating only with power and volume buttons. I am stuck in lockdown. Please help. I wiped all the data…Still couldn’t do it. I am without phone now in this lockdown.

    • Hi, if you have done performing hard reset, but the bootloop problems still not fix at your Xiaomi Pocophone F1, then maybe there are some hardware troubles. Please try to consult with Xiaomi service center after lock-down finish, because they need to check the hardware or other possibilities.

  5. I have done the hard reset. Now my phone keeps saying ‘just a sec…’ on a white screen with a loading circle. After a minute or so the screen turns black/grey for another minute. Then again ‘just a sec…’ for a minute, black/gray, just a sec, and so on. Is there anything I can do?

    • Hi, we are not sure why your Xiaomi Pocophone F1 get that troubles. Please try to consult with Xiaomi authorized service center.

  6. Hello,
    Phone stucked in bootloop and wont start android…phone is not rooted / unlocked
    when i enter recovery mode and choose wipe all and confirm it say wipe failed.
    Is there any other way how to get it back to factory? it happend after normal restart what i do once a week.

    • Hi, the steps at #option 2 above for hard reset will work for most troubles. However, if your phone get some other hardware problems, then the hard reset will not work properly or failed. Please consult with Xiaomi authorized service center for check more problems.

  7. Hey, my phone poco f1 is hanged(switching on and off by itself, just vibrating ) and is drained. It’s not even charging. I gotto back up the data, how will that be possible now? Kindly, give me a solution.
    Thank you

    • Hi, first we have to know whether your Xiaomi Pocophone F1 battery still work properly or not. However, if you know that the battery still normally work, then nothing we can do for safe our previous data if your operating system has been damaged. You have to try doing hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above, but your data and installed apps will be wipe or removed. It will back to factory default.


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