How to Easily Master Format XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI REDMI S2 or XIAOMI REDMI Y2 problems. The mid end smartphone from Xiaomi which is not include at Android One project. The screen size is almost 6 inche or exactly 5.99″ with 18:9 aspect ratio and use Android Oreo 8.1 as factory default operating system together with MIUI 9.5. It can maximum run Octa Core cpu at 2 Ghz with Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 processor. The camera use dual camera with 12 megapixel and 5 megapixel for DOF effect. Selfie camera use 16 megapixel together with light LED flash at front. Find more review information and solutions about how to solve XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) troubles at community.

What is Advantage of XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) Specifications:

LCD 5.99 inches LTPS IPS
Internal memory 64 GB or 32 GB
RAM 4 GB or 3 GB
Main Camera Dual 12 MP f/2.2 + 5 MP LED flash
Front camera 16 megapixel with LED flash for selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
Operating system Android Oreo 8.1
Battery Li-Po 3080 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

MIUI Android Oreo have several interesting factory default applications. All installed applications together with Android operating system will use some amount of internal memory inside XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2), therefore we will not get full free capacity when we use either 32 GB or 64 GB internal memory storage. If we need more storage than we can use external memory MicroSD which have its own slot. However, free internal memory capacity left still can use to install many applications from Google Play Store like Telegram, Instagram, Skype, Facebook, Whatsapp, Viber, WeChat, Line Messenger, Snapchat, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). Please note that there are also many bad apps inside Google Play Store that may contain viruses or malware that can make some troubles inside our XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) such as hang or bricks or stuck or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. As far as we know, this problems happen at new or not famous applications, they also will not get Verified by Play Protect information when we download it.

What do we have to do? First we have to try do soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files or caches that can make some trouble at this phone. If our XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) can boot again normally, 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 next steps is doing 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 S2 (REDMI Y2). For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) ?

As mid end smartphone, XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) have enough RAM 3 GB or 4 GB to run multitasking applications, but sometime installed apps may crash or corrupt that make some trouble like LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch or hang. We need to remove temporary files and caches inside this phone. Please press and hold POWER button until XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) shutdown or turn off by itself. After it 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 S2 (REDMI Y2) 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 S2 (REDMI Y2) ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) 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 S2 (REDMI Y2) ?

If we need to boot our XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) go to recovery mode. We can follow the steps at #Option 2 bellow 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 S2 (REDMI Y2) with software menu:

  1. Turn on the XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2)
  2. Please make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. Backup important data at XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) 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 S2 (REDMI Y2) will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2)
  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 S2 (REDMI Y2) finish the process and the phone will start again like new

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

We have sufficient storage to install many applications and also keep many important files or confidential photos videos after use several month. We need to use security protections to make all data inside XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) can not access by unauthorized people when this phone away from us or lost or stolen. The fingerprint is available at XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2), we can activate fingerprint when the first time setup or also activate in the middle of usage from menu Setting. We have to register our fingerprint several time to make it recognize for unlock screen protections. Some people maybe does not like to use fingerprint, then please use other alternative protections like screen lock pattern or password pin or other protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or fingerprint sensor can not recognize our fingerprint. What should we do?

Do not worry about this trouble, because Android already give solutions when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account to unlock it. Please turn on this phone, when it ask for security answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) locked or freezing about 30 seconds. At this situations we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button, to give our Gmail username and password account that we have already signed-in before. Other alternative to bypass forgotten security protection by using Xiaomi Mi Account that we have registered or signed-in before. If we still can not access Gmail or Xiaomi account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) ?

There is no secret hidden code for XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) 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 S2 (REDMI Y2) ?

This phone have two kind of memory which are internal and external MicroSD card. If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) 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.

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 S2 (REDMI Y2) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

The battery of XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) use 3080 mAh, for 6 inches LCD screen smartphone is average to use. Many users can use this phone for full one day without need to rechage with Micro USB charger slot. But some heavy usage users may need more bigger battery for active group chat or playing games several hours. But we can not replace XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) battery with bigger capacity, because the battery is not removable. However, we still can do some adjustment to make XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) battery work longer. Please disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. If we want to use GPS then please try to activate GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Location. XIAOMI REDMI S2 (REDMI Y2) does not have NFC therefore we do not need to do anything with it. Next steps that we have to do is make LCD screen brightness as low as possible to safe battery capacity.

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