Nokia 5.1 Plus (Nokia X5) Hard Reset and Soft reset

July 23, 2018 | By Kireina | Filed in: Android.

How to hard reset Nokia 5.1 Plus (Nokia X5) and enter Recovery Mode, Soft reset, Download Mode and Remove forgotten unlock Pattern. We can do it with 2 ways by pressing combinations of external hardware keys ( hard reset ) and from Settings menu ( soft reset ).

Recovery Mode Nokia 5.1 Plus (Nokia X5)

  1. Turn off the device
  2. Connect the phone to the charger
  3. Press and hold Volume UP key + Power key for a while
  4. Release all key when Android Recovery mode appears on the screen
  5. Use Volume keys to select Menu
  6. Use Power key to Confirm

Hard reset using External Keys ( remove your forgotten pattern unlock )

  1. In Recovery Mode, use Volume keys to select wipe data / factory reset
  2. Press Power key to confirm
  3. Use Volume keys to select Yes — delete all user data
  4. Press power key to confirm
  5. Use Volume keys to select Reboot system now
  6. Press power key to confirm

Soft reset from Settings Menu

  1. Turn on the device
  2. Select Apps
  3. Select Settings
  4. Select Backup and reset ( Android 7: General Management )
  5. Select Factory data reset ( Android 7: Reset )
  6. Select Reset device ( Android 7: Factory data reset )
  7. Select Erase Everything ( Android 7: Reset )

Warning! If you perform a hard reset, make sure to back up important data. The data can not be recovered after perform a hard reset. If you forgot your unlock pattern, It will remove your forgotten pattern unlock.


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