How to Soft & Hard Reset your Xiaomi Mi5

If someday your Xiaomi Mi5 appears knowing issues, really do not worry! Before you start checking for complex problems located in the Android os, you can try to make a Soft and Hard Reset of your Xiaomi Mi5. This manipulation is going to be reasonably user-friendly and could very well solve issues that could influence your Xiaomi Mi5.

Before engaging in any of the hacks listed below, understand that it really is crucial to make a backup of your Xiaomi Mi5. Even though the soft reset of your Xiaomi Mi5 will not be responsible for data loss, the hard reset will erase all the data. Do a full backup of the Xiaomi Mi5 thanks to its software or alternatively on the Cloud (Google Drive, DropBox, …)

We will get started with the soft reset of your Xiaomi Mi5, the easiest option.

Xiaomi Mi5

How to Soft Reset your Xiaomi Mi5

The soft reset of the Xiaomi Mi5 probably will let you to repair small errors such as a crashed application, a battery that heats, a display that stop, the Xiaomi Mi5 that becomes slow…

The method is undoubtedly very simple:

  • Concurrently push the Volume Down and Power button until the Xiaomi Mi5 restarts (approximately 20 seconds)


How to Hard Reset your Xiaomi Mi5 (Factory Settings)

The factory settings reset or hard reset is a bit more radical remedy. This technique will delete all the data of the Xiaomi Mi5 and you can expect to find a smartphone as it is when it is created. You will surely have to keep your valuable files such as your photos, contacts, conversation, records, … on your own pc or on the cloud such as Google Drive, DropBox, … before you begin the hard reset process of your Xiaomi Mi5.

To restore all your documents after the reset, you can actually conserve your documents to your Google Account. For that, go to:

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

Right after you generated the backup, all you should do is:

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

You will be required to enter your security code (or PIN) and soon after it is made, go for Erase Everything.

The Xiaomi Mi5 will get rid of all the data. It will take a short time. Now that the procedure is finished, the Xiaomi Mi5 is going to reboot with factory setup.


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About the Xiaomi Mi5

The size of your Xiaomi Mi5 is 68.5 mm x 144.6 mm x 7.3 mm (width x height x depth) for a net weight of 129 g. The screen offers a resolution of 1080 x 1920px (FHD) for a usable surface of 73%.

The Xiaomi Mi5 smartphone uses one Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 1.8 GHz processor and one Dual cluster Kryo 2×1.8GHz + 2×1.7GHz (Quad-Core) with a 1.8 GHz clock speed. This excellent smartphone provides a 64-bit architecture processor.

As for the graphic part, the Xiaomi Mi5 includes the Adreno 530 510MHz graphics card with 3 GB. You are able to employ 32 GB of memory.

The Xiaomi Mi5 battery is Li-Polymer type with a maximum power of 3000 mAh amperes. The Xiaomi Mi5 was revealed on February 2016 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow

A problem with the Xiaomi Mi5? Contact the support: Xiaomi Support

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