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Huawei Honor 5X Device maintenance Soft reset (forced reboot)

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Huawei Honor 5X - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 1
  • If your Honor 5X doesn’t appear to be working completely as it should, you can solve this in many cases by turning your device off and then on again, or giving it a so-called ‘soft reset’.
  • With a soft reset, the operating system is rebooted and all services reloaded.
  • If you use this method of resetting, all your personal data, files and apps on the device will remain unchanged.
  • Choose Next for step-by-step instructions.
Huawei Honor 5X - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 2
  • To reboot the Honor 5X, press and hold the power button and the volume up button on the side of the Honor 5X until the screen turns off.
Huawei Honor 5X - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 3
  • The Honor 5X will automatically reboot.
Huawei Honor 5X - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 4
  • If this screen appears, enter the pincode and choose the enter key.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Huawei Honor 5X - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 5
  • If this screen appears, enter the pincode and choose the enter key.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Huawei Honor 5X - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 6
  • The Honor 5X has been rebooted.
Huawei Honor 5X - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 7
  • If the problem persists, try using a so-called ‘hard reset’ to solve the problem.
  • With a hard reset, the device is reset to the factory settings.
  • Note: In contrast to a soft reset, with the hard reset all your personal data, files and apps on the device will be lost.
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