How to Soft & Hard Reset your Huawei P8

In case your Huawei P8 appears having issues, tend not to stress! Before you begin checking for complex problems found in the Android operating system, you should try to do a Soft and Hard Reset of your Huawei P8. This adjustment is usually quite elementary and could very well resolve issues that could impact your Huawei P8.

Before accomplishing any one of the operation listed below, take into account that it really is imperative to make a backup of your Huawei P8. Even if the soft reset of the Huawei P8 is not going to be responsible for loss of data, the hard reset will erase all the data. Do a complete backup of the Huawei P8 with its software or alternatively on the Cloud (Google Drive, DropBox, …)

We will commence with the soft reset of your Huawei P8, the least difficult process.

Huawei P8

How to Soft Reset your Huawei P8

The soft reset of the Huawei P8 should permit you to repair minor concerns like a blocked application, a battery that heats, a display that stop, the Huawei P8 that becomes slow…

The process is definitely easy:

  • Simultaneously push the Volume Down and Power button until the Huawei P8 restarts (roughly 20 seconds)


How to Hard Reset your Huawei P8 (Factory Settings)

The factory settings reset or hard reset is definitely a more definitive solution. This procedure will delete all the data of the Huawei P8 and you can expect to find a smartphone as it is when it is made. You will need to backup your valuable data like your photos, emails, text messages, movies, … in your pc or on the cloud like Google Drive, DropBox, … before starting the hard reset procedure of your Huawei P8.

To retrieve all your documents just after the reset, you can actually conserve your data to your Google Account. For that, head over to:

  • Settings -> System -> Advanced -> Backup
  • Activate the backup

Now that you generated the backup, all you should do is:

  • System -> Advanced -> Reset options.
  • Erase all data (factory reset) -> Reset phone

You have to write your security code (or PIN) and as soon it is completed, go with Erase Everything.

The Huawei P8 will get rid of all your information. It should take a little while. Now that the task is done, the Huawei P8 should reboot with factory configuration.


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About the Huawei P8

The size of your Huawei P8 is 72.1 mm x 144.9 mm x 6.4 mm (width x height x depth) for a net weight of 144 g. The screen offers a resolution of 1080 x 1920px (FHD) for a usable surface of 71%.

The Huawei P8 mobile phone integrates one Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 935 processor and one 4×2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 4×1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Octa-Core) with a 2.2 GHz clock speed. This excellent mobile phone possesses a 64-bit architecture processor.

Regarding the graphic part, the Huawei P8 functions with the ARM Mali-T628 MP4 + i3 graphics card with 3 GB. You’ll be able to use 64 GB of memory.

The Huawei P8 battery is Li-Polymer type with a maximum capacity of 2680 mAh amperes. The Huawei P8 was unveiled on April 2015 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow

A problem with the Huawei P8? Contact the support: HUAWEI Support

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