Hard Reset Mi 8

You can easily Hard Reset Mi 8 android mobile here. You can also unlock Mi 8 phone when you forgot the password.

 

Reset deletes all your mobile data like photos, apps, and contacts etc. Make sure to backup all your data before the reset.

 

 

Hard Reset

Make sure to Backup Android Data before Reset if possible.

  • Power off your Mi 8, by holding the power button.
  • Hold down the Volume Up + Power Button.
  • Release Power button when you see Mi Logo.
  • Than release Volume Up button when you see Main menu.
  • Now, Select wipe data option, Using Volume Buttons and confirm with Power button.

Hard Reset - Wipe data option

  • Then Select Wipe All Data option.

Hard Reset - Wipe all data option

  • After that, Choose Confirm option.

Hard reset - Confirm option

  • Next, Select Back to the menu and Choose Reboot, use the power button.

Hard Reset - Reboot option

  • Finally, Select Reboot to System with the Power Button.

Hard Reset - Reboot to system option

  • Hard Reset Completed on your Mi 8 mobile.

You can easily Restore Android Data after Hard Reset.

 

 

Factory Reset

Make sure to Backup Android Data before Reset. Mi 8 Reset from Settings menu.

  • Power On your Mi 8, by holding the power button.
  • Then Go to Settings.
  • Now Choose Additional Settings option.

Factory Reset - Additional Settings option

  • After that, Select Backup & reset option.

Factory Reset - Backup and Reset option

  • Then Select Factory data reset option.

Factory Reset - Factory data reset option

  • Now Select Reset phone option.

Factory Reset - Reset phone option

  • Then tap on the Next.
  • Finally, Select OK option.
  • Factory Reset Completed on your Mi 8 mobile.

You can easily Restore Android Data after Hard Reset.

 

 

Reset with Google Find My Device

You can easily reset your Mi 8 android mobile with Google Find my device. You can erase all Android data remotely with Find my device. You can not recover your data after Hard reset with Find my device.

Follow the below steps to Unlock your device remotely without password or pattern lock.

  • First, open official Google Find My Device link.
  • Next, Log in with the Google account on any other mobile or Computer.
  • There will be three different options available such as Play Sound, Secure device and Erase device.
  • Click on Erase device option.
  • Next, You will see Erase all data menu.
  • Then Tap on the Erase option.
  • Reset done on your mobile.

 

Note: Your Mobile must have an active internet connection and linked your Google account to your device to reset with this option.

 

 

Wipe Data with Android Multi Tools

You can Reset and Unlock your Mi 8 Android phone with Android Multi Tools for free. You don’t need any password or pattern lock or pin to unlock your mobile.

 

Android Multi Tools is third party software to Reset or Unlock any Android phone.

 

You can also Reset Gmail, Facelock, and Gesture lock on normal mode and fastboot mode with Android multi-tools.

  • Power on your Computer or Laptop.
  • Next, Download the Android Multi Tools.
  • After the installation, Open the Android Tool.
  • Next, Enable USB debugging on your Android Mobile.
  • Settings >> Developers Option >> USB Debugging.
  • Now Hold down the Volume Up and Power Button [Volume Down and Power Button] on your mobile.
  • Next, you will see the Android boot mode on your mobile Screen.
  • After that, Connect your mobile to your computer via USB [Universal Serial Bus].
  • Next, select Number 5 and press Enter to Reset your Android mobile.
  • Reset Done on your Android Mobile with Android tools.

 

You can also

Reset only Face or PIN lock by typing 2 and hit enter.

Reset only Face or Gesture Lock by typing 3 and hit enter.

Reset only Gmail account by typing 4 and hit enter.

 

With Android Multi Tools, you can

  • Reset Face/PIN lock
  • Reset Face/Gesture lock
  • Reset Gmail
  • Wipe Data
  • Reboot
  • Wipe data/cache on fast boot mode
  • Check software and Hardware info

 

 

Unlock with Google Account

You can also unlock your Mi 8 Android device with Google account if your phone has Forgot password option. Your mobile must have an active internet connection to reset with this option.

Follow these steps to Unlock your Android mobile with google account.

  • First, Power On your Mi 8 mobile.
  • After the number of unsuccessful attempts on your mobile, You will see the Forgot pattern option.
  • Now Tap on the Forgot pattern option.
  • Next, Enter your Google Account username and password.
  • Afterward, Tap on the Sign In.
  • Then Choose a new password and unlock your device.
  • Finally, Your phone will be unlocked.

Here is the complete guide about Unlock Android Phone with Google Account.

 

 

Reset with Code

You can reset your Mi 8 phone with these codes. Dail these codes (Try one by one) on your mobile to Hard reset your device.

*#*#7780#*#* – This code erases all your mobile data.

*2767*3855# – This code also reset your android mobile.

 

Following data will be deleted after the reset.

  • Media files like photos, music files, and videos, etc.
  • All downloaded apps.
  • All app data and settings.
  • Contacts
  • Google account settings and other accounts.

 

 

Password Recovery with Security Questions

Google security questions or your device company Security questions will help you to reset your phone password without data loss.

Your mobile must have an active internet connection to reset with this option.

  • First, Power On your Mi 8 mobile.
  • After the number of unsuccessful attempts on your mobile, You will see the Forgot pattern option.
  • Now Tap on the Forgot pattern option.
  • Next, click on Answer question.
  • Then, answer for security questions and unlock your mobile.
  • Then, It will ask Yes or No.
  • Select Yes option to create a new password or pattern lock.

 

 

Why Need to Reset Device

Hard Reset or Factory Reset fix the number of device issues. But all data will be deleted after reset.

These are the common reasons to reset Any electronic device.

  • To fix device slow down issues.
  • To remove a file or app which contain the virus.
  • To speed up the performance of your device.
  • To clean the memory space.
  • You must reset before selling your device.
  • To erase all personal data.
  • To delete all apps and app settings.
  • You must reset if your device hacked.

 

 

Useful Guides

 

 

Questions & Answers

Q. How can I unlock my Mi 8 phone if I forgot my password?
A. Use Hard Reset from recovery mode method.

 

Q. How can I remove my Mi 8 pattern lock?
A. You can remove the pattern lock with Hard Reset with Recovery mode method.

 

Q. How do I reset my Mi 8 android phone without losing everything?
A. Please choose the second method (Factory reset).

 

 

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