How to Easily Master Format XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 (PRIME) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks for troubleshot XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 problems. This phone also call by XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 PRIME, the 5.5 inches LCD screen Android smartphone which have 64 bit Mediatek processor with octa core 2 Ghz and also available with 2.2 Ghz processor. Both type have 2 GB RAM. The resolutions for 5.5 inches LCD screen is full HD which is good for video and playing games. This phone also have two different internal memory which 16 GB for XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 which use 2 Ghz processor, and the other one is internal memory 32 GB for XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 which have 2.2 Ghz processor.

What is Advantage of XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 PRIMESpecifications:

LCD 5.5 inches IPS with Gorilla Glass 3 scratch resistance
Internal memory 16 GB or 32 GB
Main Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front camera 5 megapixel
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 for XIAOMI NOTE 2
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 for XIAOMI NOTE 2 PRIME
GPU PowerVR G6200
Operating system Android ver 5.0 (Lollipop)
Battery Li-Ion 3060 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for RecoveryXIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 PRIMEhang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The other interesting things from XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 is the user interface MIUI 6 which already include from the first time we use this phone. Xiaomi company also said that XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 will get MIUI 7 update later. We also already get several factory default applications but we can install more interesting free apps from Google Play Store like Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, WeChat, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM), Skype, Viber and many more. But we have to becareful while download apps or install from offline APK files, because some applications may contain viruses or malware that can make our XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 become trouble or hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or can not boot properly or LCD touch screen not responding. At this conditions, we need to force soft reset or force reboot or force shutdown to clean temporary files and caches. We can also try to install some antivirus applications to detect whether we have installed some bad apps or not. However, if we can not solve this problems, then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please note, do not forget to do backup because all important data will be removed or wipe after finish hard reset.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 PRIME ?

When our XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 get some kind of problems like hang or LCD touch screen not responsive when we run some applications, then we have to force soft reset or force shutdown or reboot by open back cover case, remove XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 battery, wait about 5 seconds then put again that battery at right positions, then press POWER button to turn it on. This process will not remove any important data, so we can do this procedure anytime we want. If our XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 still work normally but we want to remove temporary files and caches, then when this phone ON, press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Reboot / Power off menu.

#Option 1, Hard Reset XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 PRIME with software menu

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

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#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI NOTE 2 PRIME 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. UserVolume 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 NOTE 2 / XIAOMI NOTE 2 PRIME finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Boot at Recovery Mode at XIAOMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI NOTE 2 PRIME ?

If we need to boot our XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 go to recovery mode. We can follow the steps at #Option 2 above from steps no.1 until no.4. After that we will find the menu and choose the menu as what we need to do.

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at XIAOMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI NOTE 2 PRIME (Reformat) ?

The Android Lollipop operating system or firmware have installed and ready to use when we open XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 from the box at the first time, we just need to login using Google account to make any of Google service like Google Play Store, Gmail, Contact and several other work properly. However, after install several applications, sometime some applications can become crash and make XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 operating system damage or corrupt. The XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 become strange or can not boot properly. At this time we have to do reformat or reinstall XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 OS. First we have to know, that clean factory default Android operating system file source already saved safely inside XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 ROM or internal memory, therefore we do not need to copy or connect to other gadgets, just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically.

There are also other alternative to reinstall or restore the XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 operating system by download the official MIUI ROM for XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 at Xiaomi website, copy the downloaded file to external card SDCard using computer with card reader, or connect directly our XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 to computer and it will read as removable drive. Copy the downloaded files at external memory and please continue by using XIAOMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI NOTE 2 PRIME applications which have name Updater. Follow the menu to finish the upgrade.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI NOTE 2 PRIME forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Camera is one important features from XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2, we have factory default camera applications to capture beautiful moment using 13 megapixel main camera or using 5 megapixel at front camera for selfie photography. We will have several private images or photos, therefore we have to give security protections for secure our XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2. We can use screen lock pattern or password pin protections for security options. The problems start when we forget the security protections answer, but do not worry, because we can bypass or unlock forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account. Please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 freezing or locked 30 seconds, at this time we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button, press this button then we can see at LCD screen place to type our Gmail username and password. If we can not access our Gmail account at locked XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2, then we have to do hard reset or master format.

How to Improve Performance XIAOMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI NOTE 2 PRIME to make run more faster?

The faster processor already equip at XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 and XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 PRIME, with 64 bit processor at 2 Ghz or 2.2 Ghz clock speed. The dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) also make XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 run faster for run 3D HD Games. But why some users get slowly problems with their XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 (PRIME)? Mostly this problems comes from applications. When we download some applications from Google Play Store, some apps will keep run in the background to wait data update or wait some command to run, all running applications will eat some processor resources and RAM, therefore if too many applications run together in the background and foreground, then our XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 (PRIME) resources will be insufficient and become more slowly, especially when XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 try to find and force close old not use applications to give more free RAM for system. That is why we have to uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make our XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 PRIME run faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format.

Is that any other secret code of hard reset XIAOMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI NOTE 2 PRIME?

At this moment, there is no other secret code or secret key to do the factory reset of XIAOMI NOTE 2 / XIAOMI NOTE 2 PRIME. Just try to do the hard reset above.

8 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 2 (PRIME) with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. i have a xiaomi redmi note 2 prime .i screw up the setup settings.i would like to take the setting back to the start of the phone and try again.

    • Hi, at your situation, better you backup all important data, then do hard reset to reformat your Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 operating system to factory default, then your phone will work like new including setup menu.

    • Hi, please make sure your Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 battery is charge properly. If still can not work, then please try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key to reformat your Xioami Redmi Note 2 operating system to factory default.

  2. MI prime 2 Phone is not getting formatted.
    when I followed below steps-
    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.User 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

    It doesn’t wipe all data. Shows “wipe data failed”.

    • Hi, usually that steps work properly at most Xiaomi Redmi Note 2, but when your process fail with “wipe data failed” info, then maybe your phone has been tweaked rooted. Please consult with Xiaomi authorized service center for better check.


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