How to Easily Master Format XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI REDMI 6 or XIAOMI REDMI 6A problems. This is Android smartphone with 5.45 inches LCD screen with HD resolutions and have newer aspect ratio at 18:9. Actually we will not get any differences between XIAOMI REDMI 6 vs XIAOMI REDMI 6A except the processor and main camera.

What are The Differences Between XIAOMI REDMI 6 vs XIAOMI REDMI 6A ?

  • Processor at XIAOMI REDMI 6 use Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 while XIAOMI REDMI 6A use Mediatek Helio A22
  • Maximum internal memory XIAOMI REDMI 6 is 64 GB internal storage with 4 GB RAM while XIAOMI REDMI 6A have 32 GB internal storage with 3 GB RAM
  • Main camera at XIAOMI REDMI 6 have dual camera 12 mp + 5 mp while XIAOMI REDMI 6A only have single camera 13 mp

This phone have dual simcard slot for network provider, both simcard with different number can standby together, but we only can received one phone call at a time, the other phone should be at call waiting. XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A is cheap smartphone, therefore we will not get any highend features like speed or NFC. Find more review and information about solutions for XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A troubles at community.

What is Advantage of XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A Specifications:

LCD 5.45 inches with 18:9 aspect ratio
Internal memory 64 GB ROM with 4 GB RAM or 32 GB ROM with 3 GB RAM or 16 GB ROM with 2 GB RAM
Main Camera Dual 12 MP + 5 MP phase detection autofocus, LED flash for XIAOMI REDMI 6
Main Camera Dual 13 MP phase detection autofocus, LED flash for XIAOMI REDMI 6A
Front camera 5 megapixel for selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.1
Battery Li-Po 3000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone use Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 for XIAOMI REDMI 6 and use Mediatek Helio A22 for XIAOMI REDMI 6A. These processor are enough to run several applications from Google Play Store, although we can not guaranty will work faster because the limited processor speed. However, with standard internal storage 32 GB and 3 GB RAM, we can install several interesting applications like Instagram, WeChat, Whatsapp, Facebook, Viber, Skype, Telegram, Line Messenger, Snapchat, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). But please be careful before install new or not famous apps.

The problems may happen at our XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A when we install several bad apps, which usually available at new or not famous apps. These kind of apps may contain viruses or malware that can make some troubles when installed at our smartphone. Therefore we have to read as many user review as possible to make sure that new apps are safe or not. Usually these kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information.

If bad apps installed at our XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A, then our phone may get some troubles like stuck or bootloop or bricks or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. We have to try remove temporary and caches from XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A by using soft reset or reboot or restart. If our XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A 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 REDMI 6 / 6A. 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 REDMI 6 / 6A ?

Soft reset or reboot are important to do when our XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A start get some troubles like hang or LCD touch screen not responding with our finger touch. Soft reset or reboot will remove temporary files and caches from memory. Please press and hold POWER button until XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A 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 REDMI 6 / 6A 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 backup data or Contact at XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A 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 6 / 6A ?

If we need to boot our XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A 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.

#Option 1, Hard Reset XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A with software menu:

  1. Turn on the XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A
  2. Please make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. Backup important data at XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A 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 REDMI 6 / 6A will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A
  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 REDMI 6 / 6A finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

XIAOMI REDMI 6 have fingerprint sensor, but XIAOMI REDMI 6A does not have fingerprint. There will many important files or photos store at our XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A internal memory after use several periode, including private pictures and videos, we have to secure all important data from unauthorized people when XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A stolen or lost or away from us. Please activate fingerprint sensor for XIAOMI REDMI 6 users, or use screen lock pattern for XIAOMI REDMI 6A users. There are also some other options to secure our phone like 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?

We can try to unlock forgotten security protections using Google account, try to give several time wrong answer continuously until our XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A lock or freezing for 30 seconds, after that we will find Forgot password button, then please type our Gmail/Google account and password that we have already signed in before. We also strongly suggest to activate Xiaomi account, because this account also can help us to unlock forgotten security protections. However, if all options still can not work for unlock, then please follow simple steps above to do hard reset or master format XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A ?

There is no secret hidden code for XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A 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 6 / 6A ?

There are two phone memory type at XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A, 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 6 / 6A 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 6 / 6A Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Our XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A are work with 3000 mAh battery capacity. It is enough to make this phone work full one day, but some users need more bigger battery for paying games several hours or watch full movie or have active social media. But unfortunately our XIAOMI REDMI 6 / 6A battery is not removable, therefore we can not replace with bigger battery easily. We need to 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. For some applications which want to know our location, then please activate GPS battery saving mode.

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