How to Easily Master Format XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO+ (PLUS) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS / K40 ULTRA problems. This phone comes with Android 11 as factory default operating system PRO PLUS has several improvement then other version, but the most important thing is having 108 megapixel rear camera with 1/1.52″ sensor to give great photos and videos recording result.

The screen use Super AMOLED 6.67 inches width Full HD+ resolution at 1080 x 2400 pixels. This phone powered by Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 processor with dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 660. Some hardware or software issues happen on XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS. We will give more solutions, reviews and information abou how to solve troubles of XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS at community.

What are Advantages of XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS Specifications and Features:

  • 4G LTE + 5G
  • LCD 6.57 inches
  • Internal memory 256 GB
  • RAM 12 GB
  • Main Camera Triple 108 MP f/1.8 + 8 MP f/2.2 + 5 MP
  • Front camera 20 MP for selfie photography
  • Processor Octa-core 1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680
  • GPU Adreno 660
  • Operating system Android 11
  • Battery Li-Po 4520 mAh

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

Alternative name for XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS is XIAOMI REDMI K40 ULTRA. It has big internal memory 256 GB with 12 GB RAM. This phone use Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 processor for make it work without problems when download any applications and games from Google Play Store.

There are some not famous or new applications that may contain viruses or malware. They usually advertise as fake games or fake security apps. We have to read many users reviews before download that kind of apps, otherwise our phone will get 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.

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 PRO PLUS 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 PRO PLUS. 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 PRO PLUS ?

XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS or XIAOMI REDMI K40 ULTRA is flagship smartphone that has big RAM size at 12 GB, running many applications will not make insufficient RAM. However, some installed apps may get crash or corrupt then make XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS 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 PRO PLUS 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 PRO 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 K40 PRO PLUS ?

We can connect our phone to computer using USB data cable and after our computer recognize our XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS, 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 PRO PLUS file manager

If our XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO 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 K40 PRO PLUS ?

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

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

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

  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 K40 PRO PLUS finish the process and the phone will start again like new

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

This phone internal memory is 256 GB capacity. We can download many applications, and of course each applications may have confidential data. We also will have many personal photos videos that taken from triple camera 108 megapixel for wide + 8 megapixel for 119 degree ultrawide + 5 megapixel macro. We need to secure all data from unauthorized person when XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS away from us or stolen or lost.

We can use fingerprint that located at side body. 20 megapixel front camera also can work as face unlock recognizing. Please choose secondary protections for backup like pin or password or screen lock pattern. Please note, fingerprint and face detection will not work after XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS reboot or restart, we have to unlock using secondary protection. However, the problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot screen lock pattern / password pin protection. What should we do?

For security reasons, we can not remove or bypass forgotten security protections at XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS 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. PleaseVerify 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 PRO PLUS, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.

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

There is no secret hidden code for XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO 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 K40 PRO PLUS ?

There are two kind of memory on XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS. 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 PRO PLUS 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 PRO PLUS Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS use Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 processor with 5 nm FinFET technology. It has better power consumption, therefore we can use 4520 mAh battery to work full one day without need to recharge.

However, if we want to make XIAOMI REDMI K40 PRO PLUS battery work more longer for playing games or watching movies, then we have to do some adjustment like disable all not connections like NFC or GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. We also have to make LCD screen brightness as low as possible.


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