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How To Factory and Hard Reset Xiaomi Mi5

Restoring your Xiaomi Mi5 to its factory state can be a way to solve performance issues, remove virus or get it ready for a new owner. Let’s see how we can reset Xiaomi Mi5.

The Xiaomi Mi5 3GB RAM flaunts a 5.15 inches IPS LCD display having a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels that provide amazing viewing experience. It is enhanced by the pixel density of 428 PPI that can increase the sharpness of the content. It has the aspect ratio of 16:9 and a Corning Gorilla Glass protect the display from scratches and marks.

For the performance, it features a quad-core processor that runs at a clock speed of 2.2 GHz and sits upon the Snapdragon 820 chip. It renders great performance together. Further, there is an Adreno 530 GPU and a 3GB RAM that provides smooth multitasking and gaming experience.

3 Methods to Reset Xiaomi Mi5

Every single Android device has access to factory reset. Some apps may cause problems due to changes to device settings and the user won’t be able to fix it so the last option for the user to install those apps is to reset them to default settings. Resetting to its default surely boost the speed and it feels like a new Xiaomi Mi5.

All your Xiaomi Mi5 data will be deleted after resetting your phone, which is why you should make a complete backup of your phone.

Reset Passcode or Pattern Lock Xiaomi Mi5

Reset Passcode or Pattern Lock Xiaomi Mi5

  1. Open Find My Device and then log in with your Google Account and password.
  2. Select the Xiaomi Mi5 from the top left hand corner of the menu.
  3. Choose the Erase Data option from the action menu.
  4. Select Erase Device to confirm.
  5. Enter your Google Account password to reset the Xiaomi Mi5.

Factory reset Xiaomi Mi5 via Settings

Factory reset Xiaomi Mi5 via Settings

  1. Go into the Settings.
  2. Tap Additional settings.
  3. Tap on Backup & reset.
  4. Tap on Erase all data (factory reset).
  5. Confirm you understand that all data will be erased by tapping on Reset phone.
  6. Your Xiaomi Mi5 will restart and begin the Factory Data Reset.

Hard reset Xiaomi Mi5 via Recovery

Hard Reset  Xiaomi Mi5 via Recovery

Ensure that the Xiaomi Mi5 is powered off.

Press the “Volume Up” and “Power” button together till the device displays the start-up logo.

Once the Xiaomi logo is displayed, release the buttons and wait till the device enters the Mi recovery mode.

On the displayed screen, use “Volume Down” button to go to the “Wipe data” option.

Once the option is highlighted, press the “Power” button to select the option.

On the next screen, press the “Volume Down” button multiple times till the “Wipe All Data” option is highlighted.

Press the Power button to hard reset the Xiaomi Mi5, which will also clear the dalvik cache.

Wrapping Up

The Xiaomi Mi5 is a bit expensive device as compared to other phones of this range, but the camera features it offers is remarkably great for those who are fond of taking pictures. The budget-friendly device supports VoLTE connectivity that means you can browse the internet at a lightning fast speed. The processor is decent and the capacity of RAM is considerably less.

I hope that this article will help you in solving any of the problems you might be facing with the smartphone. Check out some tips and tricks such as how to update Xiaomi Mi5.

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