How to Easily Master Format XIAOMI REDMI A1 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI REDMI A1 problems. This is new Android 12 Go edition from Xiaomi that use entry level processor Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22. It is supported by PowerVR GE8320 for graphic rendering. This phone use Android Go version because it does not have big performance. The internal storage is 32 GB with 2 GB or 3 GB RAM options.

We can use two different phone numbers with nano simcard type that can standby together. We can not use 5G connection, but it is work good with 4G LTE for broadband Internet access. The screen size is 6.52 inches with HD resolutions 720 x 1600 pixels. We will give more solutions and information review about how to solve troubles of XIAOMI REDMI A1 (220733SI) at community.

What are Advantages of XIAOMI REDMI A1 Specifications and Features:

  • 4G LTE
  • LCD 6.52 inches
  • Internal memory 32 GB
  • RAM 2 GB or 3 GB
  • Main Camera Dual 8 MP f/2.0 + 0.08MP QVGA
  • Front camera 5 MP for selfie photography
  • Processor Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU PowerVR GE8320
  • Operating system Android 12 Go Edition
  • Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh

Solution To Fix Camera Issues on XIAOMI REDMI A1

This phone has dual camera at back side body. Some users can use XIAOMI REDMI A1 front selfie camera properly or main camera are not working. Follow this page to solve XIAOMI REDMI A1 troubles.

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery XIAOMI REDMI A1 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

We only suggested to install Android Go edition applications that ready inside Google Play Store. Please do not install too many apps because it has limited resources hardware, Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 and limited 2 GB or 3 GB RAM. Please also read many user reviews before install any apps, because some of them may contain malware or threat or viruses.

Our XIAOMI REDMI A1 might 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 REDMI A1, 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 REDMI A1. 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 REDMI A1 ?

This phone has limited RAM with 2 GB or 3 GB. When we run some apps, sometime they will crash or corrupt or stuck. 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 REDMI A1 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 REDMI A1. Fix Lagging Issues?

Some users can not playing games because hardware lagging troubles. How to fix slowly responsive issues on XIAOMI REDMI A1? Find more answer at this page.

How to backup data or Contact at XIAOMI REDMI A1 ?

This phone has memory slot for use with MicroSD. We can choose several important files, photos videos inside XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 REDMI A1, then please backup all important data using computer file manager application.

If our XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 A1 ?

If we need to boot our XIAOMI REDMI A1 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.

More Complete Solutions To Backup & Restore Data / Contact / Photos on XIAOMI REDMI A1

What should we do to move data from old smartphone? We need to know how to backup & restore data before we sell our old XIAOMI REDMI A1 phone to new smartphone. Follow this page to do it easily.

#Option 1, Hard Reset XIAOMI REDMI A1 with software menu:

  1. Turn on the XIAOMI REDMI A1
  2. Please make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. Backup important data at XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 A1 will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI REDMI A1 with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off XIAOMI REDMI A1
  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 A1 finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI REDMI A1 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Please secure all data and photos videos from unauthorized people with security protections. This phone does not have fingerprint, but we can use default security protections like pin or password or screen lock pattern to protect XIAOMI REDMI A1 when away from us or stolen or lost. 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 REDMI A1 ?

There is no secret hidden code for XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 REDMI A1 ?

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 REDMI A1 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

The battery is 5000 mAh that big enough to make XIAOMI REDMI A1 work full one day. If we want to make the battery work more longer, then please do some adjustment like make LCD screen not too bright and disable all connections if we do not use them, such as GPS or Bluetooth or WiFi. NFC is not available on XIAOMI REDMI A1.


  • How to Hard Reset or Master Format XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 A1, 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 A1 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 REDMI A1 ?

    Please follow this link For Reset Xiaomi Mi Account

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