How to Easily Master format XIAOMI REDMI 8 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI REDMI 8 problems. This is Android smartphone from Xiaomi which use IPS 6.22 inches LCD screen, HD resolutions at 720 x 1520 pixels. This phone models are M1908C3IC and MZB8255IN with two options of internal memory 32 GB ROM + 3 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM + 4 GB RAM. If we want to buy more cheaper price, then please choose 32 GB RAM storage. Both version can be add with additional storage maximum 512 GB MicroSD. XIAOMI REDMI 8 (M1908C3IC / MZB8255IN) already have dual camera at back side of body with 12 mp + 2 mp. At same back side body, we can find fingerprint sensor for security protections. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of XIAOMI REDMI 8 (M1908C3IC / MZB8255IN) at community.

What is Advantage of XIAOMI REDMI 8 Specifications:

LCD 6.22 inches
Internal memory 32 GB with 3 GB RAM
Internal memory 64 GB with 4 GB RAM
External memory MicroSD max 512 GB
Main Camera Dual 12 MP f/1.8 + 2 MP DOF with Phase Detection Autofocus, LED flash
Front camera 8 MP for selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 2 x 1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6 x 1.45 GHz Cortex A53
GPU Adreno 505
Operating system Android Pie version 9.0
Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh

Easy Solution To Fix Camera Issues On XIAOMI REDMI 8

How to Upgrade XIAOMI REDMI 8 Android Firmware Update ?

XIAOMI REDMI 8 released at October 2019, it use Android Pie 9.0 as factory default operating system together with Xiaomi user interface MIUI 11. At June 2020, Xiaomi release firmware update for XIAOMI REDMI 8 with Android 10.0. But please not that XIAOMI REDMI 8 still use MIUI 11 version QCNCNXM with Android 10.0. Maybe next project, they will release with MIUI 12.

This Android update bring several security patch, fix bug and performance. The firmware upgrade is rolling out using Over The Air (OTA) methods, therefore we need to check from menu Setting > Software update.

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Please note, maybe this firmware upgrade not always available for our XIAOMI REDMI 8 version, therefore we can not find it from OTA. Please consult with Xiaomi authorized service center for further firmware upgrade help.

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery XIAOMI REDMI 8 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

To reduce selling price, XIAOMI REDMI 8 (M1908C3IC / MZB8255IN) use Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 processor with dedicated GPU graphic processor unit Adreno 505 for playing some games. The internal memory can be choose 32 GB or 64 GB. Some storage already use to install operating system and factory default applications. Therefore we will not get full 32 GB or 64 GB storage. However, we still can install some important apps like WeChat, Telegram, Instagram, Whatsapp, Facebook, Kalaotalk, Viber and some other more. If we want to download new or not famous applications, we have to read as many user review as possible, because some of them may have viruses or malware. If we install that apps, then our XIAOMI REDMI 8 will get troubles like hang or stuck or bricks or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. These kind of apps will not get information from Google about “Verified by Play Protect”.

What do we have to do? First we have to try force soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files or caches that can make some trouble at this phone. If our XIAOMI REDMI 8 can boot again, 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 please do 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 8. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

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How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart XIAOMI REDMI 8 ?

This is entry level smartphone with standard features. Some time installed apps can crash or corrupt that can make troubles at our XIAOMI REDMI 8 (M1908C3IC / MZB8255IN) like stuck or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. We have to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until XIAOMI REDMI 8 shutdown or turn off by itself. We also can try to press POWER + VOLUME DOWN together to turn it off. After this phone 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 8 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 8 ?

Please use MicroSD to backup all important data inside this phone. We have to choose important data using Android File Manager, then copy that folders and paste to External memory MicroSD.

If our XIAOMI REDMI 8 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 Data, Photos, Contact On XIAOMI REDMI 8

How to Boot Recovery Mode at XIAOMI REDMI 8 ?

If we need to boot our XIAOMI REDMI 8 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 8 with software menu:

  1. Turn on the XIAOMI REDMI 8
  2. Please make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. Backup important data at XIAOMI REDMI 8 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 8 will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI REDMI 8 with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off XIAOMI REDMI 8
  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 8 finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI REDMI 8 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

We always suggest to give security protections for our XIAOMI REDMI 8 (M1908C3IC / MZB8255IN), because after we use this phone for daily activity, we will have many important files and photos videos. We have to secure all data from unauthorized people. XIAOMI REDMI 8 already have fingerprint sensor located at back side of body. We have to register our fingerprint to make it recognize for unlock. The secondary protections should be activate for backup, we can use 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 can not unlock. What should we do?

Don’t worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at XIAOMI REDMI 8 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 REDMI 8, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format XIAOMI REDMI 8 ?

There is no secret hidden code for XIAOMI REDMI 8 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 8 ?

There are two phone memory type at XIAOMI REDMI 8, 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 8 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 XIAOMI REDMI 8 Become Faster / Lag Free

How to Make Battery of XIAOMI REDMI 8 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Big battery is important feature at XIAOMI REDMI 8 (M1908C3IC / MZB8255IN). This phone already use non removable 5000 mAh battery capacity. We can use this phone two days or more for standard activity. For heavy users who playing games or watch movie several hours continuously, then we have to do some adjustment to make battery work more longer. Please disable all not use connection like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. Please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. XIAOMI REDMI 8 does not have NFC sensor.


  • How to Hard Reset or Master Format XIAOMI REDMI 8 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 REDMI 8, 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 REDMI 8 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.

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