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Huawei P8 Lite 2017 Device maintenance Soft reset (forced reboot)

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Huawei P8 Lite 2017 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 1
  • If your Huawei P8 Lite 2017 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 P8 Lite 2017 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 2
  • To reboot the Huawei P8 Lite 2017, press and hold the power button on the side of the Huawei P8 Lite 2017 until the screen turns off.
Huawei P8 Lite 2017 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 3
  • The Huawei P8 Lite 2017 will automatically reboot.
Huawei P8 Lite 2017 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 4
  • If this screen appears, enter the pincode and choose OK.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Huawei P8 Lite 2017 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 5
  • If this screen appears, swipe your finger over the screen to unlock it.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Huawei P8 Lite 2017 - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 6
  • The Huawei P8 Lite 2017 has been rebooted.
Huawei P8 Lite 2017 - 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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