Oneplus 5 hard reset using buttons

How to remove or reset your password or unlock pattern on OnePLUS 5 mobile

This is a simple step by step instructional article  to help guide you through the steps of doing a hard reset on your OnePlus phone. A hard reset operation will delete everything including your password from your phone.

Back up all your important files and information, as the process may erase all data.

On OxygenOS - Power off your device Press and hold volume down + Power button. When the phone is vibrate let go the power button and keep press the Volume DOWN button until the recovery menu shows up.( device will boot into recovery mode ) Select Language Select Wipe data and cache > Wipe data and cache and tap Yes Now Reboot system from " Reboot" option.
   

On Cyanogen OS - Power off your device Press and hold volume down + Power button. ( device will boot into recovery mode ) Select Wipe data/factory reset > Yes-- delete all user data Select Wipe cache partition ( You'll notice Android bot with erasing... for a second ) Select Reboot system now

 oneplus 5 hard reset

OnePlus five slow or random reboots

What shall I do if my OnePlus 5 mobile freezing?

Make sure if your device is up to date. If the issue persists, please back up your device and perform a hard reset.

Oneplus 5 hard reset using firmware update

 IMPORTANT: It is important to obtain the correct upgrade file/firmware  for your particular model of phone.

You can also reset the phone using the apply update menu option in the recovery menu. Note: This will completely reflash the phone's software and all your data will be deleted!

  1. Before you do anything you have to download the correct firmware and put it on your phone's internal storage. Oneplus 5 has no external SD card slot.
    You can copy the firmware via SD cable when the phone is in MTP mode, or you can use the ADB shell to "push" the firmware to the phone's internal virtual sdcard storage.
    Name or rename  the file as update.zip
  2. Power off your device Press and hold volume down + Power button. When the phone is vibrate let go the power button and keep press the Volume DOWN button until the recovery menu shows up.( device will boot into recovery mode )
  3. Select apply update
    This operation will take a while so be patient.
  4. When the flashing procedure finished the phone will reboot itself OR if not  from the recovery main menu select
     Reboot system now from " Reboot" option.