Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5 or XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS problems. This is more pro spec if compare with XIAOMI REDMI 5 without PLUS. The screen is also different, it is use 5.99 inches or almost 6 inches screen with same 18:9 aspect ratio to make it more easy to hold. The screen use 1080p Full HD. When the first time release in the market, this phone use Android Nougat version 7.1.2. Find how to solve some troubles of XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5 (REDMI 5 PLUS) at www.hard-reset.org community.
What is Advantage of XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS or XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5 Specifications:
GSM 3G HSDPA, Dual SIM Card GSM GSM / CDMA
LCD 5.99 inches IPS with 18:9 ratio
Internal memory 64 GB with 4 GB RAM
Internal memory 32 GB with 3 GB RAM
Main Camera 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Front camera 5 megapixel for selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
Operating system Android Nougat version 7.1.2
Battery Li-Po 4000 mAh
How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS or XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?
If we have enough budget, then we can buy 64 GB internal memory to keep more applications inside this phone, this version also have better 4GB RAM for running multitasking applications without lag and not always reopen because lag of RAM. We can install many interesting applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, WeChat, Telegram, Line Messenger, Whatsapp, Instagram, Snapchat, Viber, Skype, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). Please read as many users review as possible when we want to install new applications or not famous one, because some applications from Google Play Store is not verified by Google Play. What happen with this kind of apps? Some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make some trouble with our phone. Therefore we should not install without read many user reviews. Some problems that can happen like hang or bricks or stuck or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. What we have to do? First we have to try do soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files or caches that can make some trouble at this phone. If our XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS can boot again normally, then please directly download one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON, please choose only one we like. The antivirus will try to scan all installed applications and give recommendation setting to our phone. If the problems still happen, then next steps is doing hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset will remove or erase all important data, therefore we have to backup all data first before doing master format. Doing hard reset will remove all Google account from XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.
How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS or XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5 ?
As far as all installed apps running well, usually our phone does not need to get any soft reset or reboot, but if some of them crash or corrupt, then we need to force reboot or soft reset. The problems can become working not normal or hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. Please press and hold POWER button until XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS shutdown or turn off by itself. After it totally off, then we can press again POWER button to turn it ON. This process will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS still can work properly, but we want to clear temporary files and caches from some applications, then please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, continue choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.
How to backup data or Contact at XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS or XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5 ?
We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS 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 REDMI 5 PLUS or XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5 ?
If we need to boot our XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS 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 REDMI 5 PLUS or XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5 with software menu:
- Turn on the XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS
- Please make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
- Backup important data at XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS because all data and applications will be erase or delete
- Go to Menu : Setting > General Setting > Backup and Reset > Factory Data Reset
- Choose :Reset Device > Delete all
- The XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.
#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS or XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5 with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode
- Turn Off XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS
- Make sure the battery is fully charge
- Press and holdPOWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP BUTTONkey
- Release all button after the LCD show Recovery Mode
- 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
- Wait until the XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS finish the process and the phone will start again like new
How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS or XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?
This phone have big internal memory depend on what we choose. There are 32 GB and 64 GB. If we still need more storage, then we can choose to give external memory microSD maximum 128 GB at network slot number 2. Good photo result from XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS will make us keep many important photos and videos. We need to keep all of our data secure from unauthorized people whne XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS stolen or away from us or lost. We can use fingerprint to secure our data, but we need to register our fingerprint first before use this sensor. After register our fingerprint, then XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS will recognize to unlock faster. Some users maybe get troubles to register the finger hand. Do not worry, because we still can use other alternative screen lock such as screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or fingerprint sensor can not recognize our fingerprint. What should we do?
Do not worry about this trouble, because Android already give solutions when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account to unlock it. Please turn on this phone, when it ask for security answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS locked or freezing about 30 seconds. At this situations we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button, to give our Gmail username and password account that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.
Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5 orXIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS ?
There is no secret hidden code for XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.
How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 5 or XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS ?
There are two phone memory type at XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS, 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 REDMI 5 PLUS 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 REDMI NOTE 5 or XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?
We are very happy because XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS have 4000 mAh battery capacity. It is big enough to make this phone work full one day. Some of users also can use for 2 days without need to recharge. There are also some users who work to heavy with their smartphone to do some office work or playing games or watch movie or do social media activity, then XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS will not enough. Can we replace with bigger capacity? Sadly no, because XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS battery is not removable. However, we still can do some adjustment to make XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS battery work more longer. First, try to adjust LCD screen as low as possible to save battery life. More brightness will use more battery power. Second, we also have to disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth. If some apps need to know our locations for picture tagging or maps then please activate GPS battery saving mode.