Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING problems. Like its name, this is gaming edition smartphone with ultra fast processor MediaTek MT6893 Dimensity 1200 5G that has Octa Core max 3.0 Ghz clock speed for support playing high-end games. The GPU use Mali-G77 MC9 for fast graphic rendering. This phone work with 5G for broadband Internet access at dual simcard slot for different number.

The screen use OLED 120 Hz fresh rate 6.67 inches screen with Full HD+ resolution at 1080 x 2400 pixels. Android 11 is the first OS that work with MIUI 12.5 Xiaomi user interface. AS gaming smartphone, it has physical pop-up button like other gaming phone. It is also has great stereo speaker that tune by JBL. Some software or hardware issues may happen at XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING, therefore we will try to give more solutions, reviews and information about how to solve that troubles at community.


What are Advantages of XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING Specifications and Features:

  • 4G LTE + 5G
  • LCD 6.67 inches
  • Internal memory 128 GB & 256 GB
  • RAM 6 GB or 8 GB or 12 GB
  • Main Camera Triple  MP f/1.7 + 8 MP f/2.2 + 2 MP f/2.4
  • Front camera 16 MP for selfie photography
  • Processor Octa-core 1×3.0 GHz Cortex-A78 & 3×2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
  • GPU Mali-G77 MC9
  • Operating system Android 11
  • Battery Li-Po 5065 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone work with 128 GB or 256 GB internal storage. We suggest to buy 256 GB if we have enough budget, because some gaming apps will need to download big data files. Because this phone does not have external memory slot, then all files will be saved inside internal memory. There are many apps and games that we can download from Google Play Store.

Please read many user reviews before download new games or apps, because some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles if installed on our XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING such as 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.

What do we have to do? The first steps is try to do soft reset or reboot or restart to clean temporary files or caches from this phone. After XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING finish reboot / restart then please try to install recommended Antivirus from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON. We only need to install one Antivirus. This antivirus apps will try to scan all installed applications and give recommendation setting to our phone.

However, if our phone still get this problems, 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 K40 GAMING. 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 K40 GAMING ?


There are some RAM version start from 6 GB or 8 GB or 12 GB. More bigger is better for multitasking experience. However, some installed apps may get crash or corrupt then make XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING run not normal or 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 K40 GAMING 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 K40 GAMING 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 K40 GAMING ?

We can connect our phone to computer using USB data cable and after computer recognized our XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING, then please backup all important data using computer file manager application.

We also can use USB flash disk to connect using OTG or USB converter to backup data from internal memory to USB Flash Drive using XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING file manager

If our XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING 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 K40 GAMING ?


If we need to boot our XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING 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 K40 GAMING with software menu:

  1. Turn on the XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING
  2. Please make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. Backup important data at XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING 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 K40 GAMING will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.


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#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  2. Make sure the battery is fully charge
  3. Press and hold POWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP BUTTON key
  4. Release all button after the LCD show Recovery Mode
  5. Use Volume Button to select the option and press POWER Button to 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 K40 GAMING finish the process and the phone will start again like new


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

After install many apps, we have to make use this phone not easily access by anyone. Moreover, because this phone will have several private photos videos that taken from triple camera 64 megapixel for wide + 8 megapixel for 120 degree ultrawide + 2 megapixel macro. Therefore we need to secure all data from unauthorized people when this phone away from us or lost stolen.

We can use fingerprint or face detection for face unlock recognizing. We also need to activate secondary protection for backup like pin or password or screen lock pattern. This is important for unlock XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING after reboot or restart. Fingerprint or face detection will not work at this moment. Only secondary protection will work for the first time. 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?

For security reasons, we can not remove or bypass forgotten security protections at XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING without hard reset or master format, please follow steps at #Option 2 above to force hard reset or reformat to factory default. New Xiaomi smartphone already use latest Android version which implement FRP (Factory Reset Protection).

FRP is very important for latest Android smartphone, because it is important to secure our phone when lost or stolen. When we performing hard reset using hardware button combination key, we need to make sure that this phone is belong to us. After finish reformat, we need to bypass FRP. Please Verify your account with previous Google Account username and password.

Therefore we have to remember carefully our Google / Gmail username and password. We also recommended to activate or create XIAOMI ACCOUNT at XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING ?

There is no secret hidden code for XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING 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 K40 GAMING ?

There are two kind of memory on XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING. One is internal memory which by default use for operating system and pre-installed apps and the other one is external memory. If we want to format or erase internal memory data, then please do hard reset like steps at #Option 1 above using menu Setting. Will will reformat our XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING operating system to factory default and also erase or remove all data and downloaded applications.

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 K40 GAMING Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

For support playing games several hours continuously, this phone need bigger battery. It has 5065 mAh battery capacity. This phone already support fast charging 67W and Quick Charger 3+. This is some tips to make this phone work more longer. Please set LCD brightness as low as possible for reduce battery usage. The standby connection also will consume battery power, therefore we have to disable all not use connection like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi or NFC.



  • How to Hard Reset or Master Format XIAOMI REDMI K40 GAMING 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 K40 GAMING, 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 K40 GAMING 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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