How to Soft & Hard Reset your Xiaomi Redmi 3S

If for some reason Xiaomi Redmi 3S appears having troubles, really do not worry! Before you start seeking for complex complications found in the Android operating system, you can actually check to do a Soft and Hard Reset of your Xiaomi Redmi 3S. This task is usually generally convenient and may solve troubles that could damage your Xiaomi Redmi 3S.

Before accomplishing any of the task just below, bear in mind that it is essential to create a copy of your Xiaomi Redmi 3S. Even though the soft reset of the Xiaomi Redmi 3S does not induce loss of data, the hard reset is going to erase all of the data. Generate a complete copy of your Xiaomi Redmi 3S with its software or on the Cloud (Google Drive, DropBox, …)

We will start with the soft reset of your Xiaomi Redmi 3S, the easiest solution.

Xiaomi Redmi 3S

How to Soft Reset your Xiaomi Redmi 3S

The soft reset of your Xiaomi Redmi 3S is going to let you to correct minor errors like a crashed application, a battery that heats, a screen that stop, the Xiaomi Redmi 3S that becomes slow…

The method is undoubtedly very easy:

  • Simultaneously press the Volume Down and Power key until the Xiaomi Redmi 3S restarts (roughly 20 seconds)


How to Hard Reset your Xiaomi Redmi 3S (Factory Settings)

The factory settings reset or hard reset is a bit more definitive remedy. This method is going to remove all the information of your Xiaomi Redmi 3S and you are going to obtain a smartphone as it is when it is manufactured. You will have to keep your principal data like your images, contacts, chat, records, … in your computer or on a hosting site like Google Drive, DropBox, … before beginning the hard reset job of your Xiaomi Redmi 3S.

To retrieve all your info soon after the reset, you can actually save your data to your Google Account. For that, head 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 will be needing to enter your security code (or PIN) and once it is completed, choose Erase Everything.

Your Xiaomi Redmi 3S is going to erase all your data. It should take a short time. Immediately after the process is completed, your Xiaomi Redmi 3S should reboot with factory configuration.


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About the Xiaomi Redmi 3S

The size of the Xiaomi Redmi 3S is 69.6 mm x 139.3 mm x 8.5 mm (width x height x depth) for a net weight of 144 g. The screen offers a resolution of 720 x 1280px (HD) for a usable surface of 71%.

The Xiaomi Redmi 3S mobile phone integrates one Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 processor and one 4×1.4GHz ARM Cortex A53 + 4×1.1GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Octa-Core) with a 1.4 GHz clock speed. This excellent mobile phone includes a 64-bit architecture processor.

As for the graphic part, the Xiaomi Redmi 3S takes advantage of Qualcomm Adreno 505 graphics card with 2 GB. You are able to employ 16 GB of memory.

The Xiaomi Redmi 3S battery is Li-Polymer type with a full charge capacity of 4100 mAh amperes. The Xiaomi Redmi 3S was unveiled on June 2016 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow

A problem with the Xiaomi Redmi 3S? Contact the support: Xiaomi Support

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