How to Hard or Soft Reset Vivo V1 or V1 Max

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The V1 or V1 Max is one of the most adorable smartphones with incredible features released by Vivo having that perfect: --inches display, --GB RAM, --GB ROM, runs Android OS --, has long lasting battery capacity, connectivity, multiple audio and video playing format. But if for any reason you want to hard or soft reset your V1 or V1 Max then this is a DIY guide for you.


Need to go through the phone specs? You will find full specifications of Vivo V1 or V1 Max here.


Users of Android smartphones like Vivo V1 or V1 Max mostly carry out a reset when the device becomes unresponsive or probably when they want to hand to the Vivo V1 or V1 Max or related device to someone else as a gift. But just before you proceed with your device reset do ensure you go through our quick fixing guide for camera, Bluetooth, SIM, Wi-Fi, YouTube or other issues that might be the reason you want to hard or soft reset Vivo V1 or V1 Max.


Just before you follow the tips below to hard or soft reset your Vivo V1 or V1 Max. Do a backup of your personal data:

·         Setup an auto or carry out a manual backup regularly of your Vivo V1 or V1 Max following our guide here with data or Wi-Fi connection.

·         You can also backup your Vivo V1 or V1 Max offline – without internet connection following the steps provided here.

·         If the issue is password related. Be sure to check our tutorial on how to unlock forgotten V1 or V1 Max password without losing your data.


Here are steps on how to hard reset Vivo V1 or V1 Max:

Step 1: You might want to backup data because the reset will set your Vivo V1 or V1 Max back to its factory mode. Else move to step 2.

Step 2: Ensure that your Vivo V1 or V1 Max is charged to a minimum of 50% before you proceed.

Step 3: Hold down the volume up (or volume down) key and power button simultaneously for thirty (30) seconds or until the "Android or Vivo Logo" shows up.

Step 4: Use to volume key to Select "Wipe data/factory data reset".

Step 5: Sit back and watch your wipe and after reset select "Reboot system now" and use the power button to accept.


Here is how to soft/factory reset Vivo V1 or V1 Max:

This option requires that the device must be in a good working condition which will enable to access the settings and do the reset.

Turn on the Vivo V1 or V1 Max if switched off.

Go to Settings

Backup & Reset menu.

Factory data reset.

Press the "Reset phone" option

That's all, your Vivo V1 or V1 Max will erase everything in it and boot afresh.


Disclaimer: How to hard or soft reset guide for Vivo V1 or V1 Max by THEUPSPOT is mainly for education purpose and we are in no way responsible for any data lost or whatsoever makes your device warranty void. So, we strongly recommend you first of all try to locate your phone's support centre where the issue(s) might be fixed free or low cost. Although, this guide here is a do it yourself (DIY) free tutorial.

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