How To Hard Reset Realme 5i And Unlock In Few Minutes

Hi, there welcome back to another guide. Do you want to hard reset Realme 5i and unlock it? or did you forget your phone password or PIN and want to unlock it without losing data, then you are at the right place.

In this article, we will show you how to hard reset Realme 5i and unlock it within a few minutes. We have covered two methods of reset and four methods to unlock your Realme 5i.

So read the article till the end and then try to execute it, because we don’t want our readers to apply half-baked knowledge to their device and then get in trouble.

So let’s begin


What is reset? what do you mean by it?

When you reset your smartphone, you’re actually restoring its factory settings. This means deleting all of your apps, photos, contacts, and other data. Before you reset your phone, make sure you back up all of your important information on your PC or somewhere else.

Although you can restore your data back again via your google account but we always recommend our readers to take a backup and play risk-free.

Advantages of resetting your smartphone

When you reset your smartphone, you are deleting all of your data, settings, and applications. This is often done when the phone is not working correctly or when you want to start from scratch. Resetting can also be helpful if you want to change your phone’s look or feel.

Disadvantages of resetting your smartphone

There are some disadvantages to resetting your smartphone. First, you lose any data that was stored on the device. Second, you may have to re-enter all of your passwords and other personal information. Finally, if you have sensitive information such as bank account numbers or credit card numbers stored on your phone, resetting it can compromise that information.

Pre requisite before resetting your smartphone

  • The first thing is to take a complete backup of your device as we have already discussed above
  • Second thing is to charge your device to at least 50 to 60% because sometimes the process goes long and you don’t want your battery to die in between the process and your phone will be stuck

Also Read – Complete guide on how to root Realme 5i

Hard Reset Realme 5i And Unlock With Two Easy Ways

Method 1: Factory Reset Realme 5i

This is by far the easiest way to reset your Realme 5i or any other android device. Anyone can easily perform this process using the setting menu of their device.

So here’s how to do this

  • The first step is to head over ‘settings’ menu of your device
  • Now scroll down and you will see ‘system’ option there simply click on that
  • After that, you will see ‘advanced’ option there just tap on that
  • Now here you will see many options you just have select ‘reset options’. Click on that to proceed further
  • Click on ‘erase’ all data’ or ‘factory reset’ option
  • Once you click on it a reminder popup will appear it will remove all your data and so on Just click on ‘reset’ phone’ option If you have PIN or pattern lock on your device it will ask you to enter just to confirm
  • Now wait for a few minutes to let the process happen

Method 2: Hard Reset Your Realme 5i Via Recovery Mode

Now the second way to reset your Realme 5i is via recovery mode. This method is very easy and straightforward just follow the steps given below.

  • Turn off your mobile phone using the power button and wait for a few seconds to proceed further
  • Now simply press the power+ volume up or power+ volume down button at the same time and release unless you see the android logo on your device
  • Now you are in boot mode you will see many options there use volume up and down buttons to navigate and the power button to enter
  • Simply click on the Factory reset or wipe data option it will give you a warning sign. Click on yes to proceed further
  • Click on ‘reboot system’ option Wait for a few minutes to let the magic happen

So congratulations Hard reset is successfully performed on your Realme 5i. We hope you haven’t faced any problem.

As we have already mentioned above we have also covered various methods to unlock your Realme 5i. If you are struggling to unlock your phone then try out these methods it will definitely help you out

Method 1: Unlock Realme 5i Via Gmail Account

You can easily unlock your Realme 5i Via gmail account all you need is to follow these steps carefully

  • We are assuming you have already made multiple attempts to unlock your phone. You will get “forgot password” or “forgot pattern/pin” option.
  • All you need is to log in to your Gmail account which you have linked with your device. Please enter the right credentials.
  • Once you logged in to your Gmail. Your device will be unlocked.

Method 2: Unlock Realme 5i Via Answering Google Security Questions

If you have security questions set up under your account’s security settings, you’ll be allowed to access your device just by answering them.

  • We are assuming you have already made multiple attempts to unlock your phone. You will get “forgot password” or “forgot pattern/pin” option.
  • Just click on “Answer questions” options on the screen.
  • Now you will be asked a couple of questions that you have added while setting up your account. So answer them correctly.
  • After answering them correctly you will be redirected to create a new password or pattern/pin for your device.

Method 3: Unlock Realme 5i Via Google find my device

This is also one of the most trusted and known methods to unlock your smartphone. You can always get your hand dirty and try this also it is very simple. But be careful because it will erase all your data, so here’s how to do this.

  • Simply open Google find my device and sign in with your google account
  • Once you log in, you will see ‘erase device’ option under ‘erase all data’
  • Simply click on that erase button
  • Now wait for a few seconds, and you are good to go

Method 4: Unlock Realme 5i Via Android Data Recovery Tool

One of the easiest ways to unlock your smartphone is through the android data recovery tool that is Dr.fone. If you are not a tech geek and do not want to get in to mess of unlocking smartphones which we have already discussed in this article, then this method is for you and very easy to implement.

  • Simply visit Dr fone’s official website and download the application
  • After that install it and run
  • Now connect your smartphone to your PC with the original USB cable
  • Dr fone will automatically detect your smartphone, and just simply follow the instructions as it says.
  • Wait for a few moments to let the magic happen, and you are done.

Yes guys it was that simple. We hope that you have successfully unlocked your Realme 5i.

Final Words :

So this was our comprehensive guide on how to reset and unlock your Realme 5i by following a few simple steps. If you are still facing any problems with any of the methods mentioned above then feel free to comment down below we will love to help you out.

Or if you are facing any technical error then we will highly recommend you to take your device to the nearest customer care center or visit their website

Thank you very much for reading

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