Huawei Honor 7A Tips: Recovery, Hard and Soft Reset, Fastboot

Here we will share some of the useful Huawei Honor 7A Tips: Find a useful guide on Huawei Honor 7A Recovery Mode, Hard, and Soft Reset, Fastboot. Well, here we will guide on how to enter recovery mode, enter download mode, and also you can hard reset or soft reset your Huawei Honor 7A.

Talking about the device specs, Huawei Honor 7A features a 5.7 -inches IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels with 18:9 ratio. The smartphone is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 coupled with 2/3GB of RAM variants. The phone packs 16/32GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The camera on the Huawei Honor 7A comes with Dual 13MP + 2MP rear camera with an aperture of f/2.2 and 8MP front shooting camera with LED flash. Huawei Honor 7A runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box with a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the rear.

Before doing any methods, make sure to perform a full backup. We recommend performing a full backup using any given below guide.

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How to Enter Recovery Mode on Honor 7A:

Huawei Recovery Mode

  1. First of all, Turn off your Huawei Honor 7A device.
  2. Wait for few seconds until your phone completely turned off.
  3. Now Press and hold Volume UP button along with Power button on your Huawei Honor 7A device simultaneously for a while
  4. Huawei Honor 7A will enter the stock recovery mode

Things to Note while using Huawei Honor 7A Stock Recovery Mode

  • Use Volume keys to navigate between each menu (UP and DOWN)
  • To confirm, you can use the Power button.

How to Enter Fastboot mode on Honor 7A:

  1. First of all, Turn off your Huawei Honor 7A.
  2. Press and hold Volume Down + Power Button for about 10 seconds
  3. Release all button when you see the fastboot screen

How to Exit Fastboot on Huawei Honor 7A:

  • When you are in the fastboot mode, press and hold the power button for few seconds.
  • Hold until you see the phone reboots.
  • Release the button when you see the Huawei logo

[su_note note_color=”#fdeff9″ text_color=”#000000″]Do you want to install Stock ROM on Huawei Honor 7A? Then, here is the full guide install the Huawei Honor 7A Stock Firmware.[/su_note]

How to Perform Hard Reset and Soft Reset on Huawei Honor 7A:

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Want to hard reset your Huawei Honor 7A? then, enter the recovery mode first.


Everyone can have his/her own reasons for performing a factory reset on Huawei Honor 7A. Having a fresh start with Android, selling the phone, or boosting the performance are some of the common reasons why most of the users go for it.  There are two options available actually to keep up the pace. One is a hard factory reset while other is soft factory reset. Both these methods are good and will bring similar outcomes when you choose to perform Huawei Honor 7A factory reset. Basically, a soft reset is considered as best when you are able to boot into Android. This is due to the fact that it’s easy and quick. On the other side, if you are not able to boot into Android, you can go with Hard Factory Data Reset on Huawei Honor 7A.


Instructions for Soft Factory Reset

  • Firstly open the setting applications on Huawei Honor 7A.
  • After this, go to the system section which is at the bottom.Huawei System Menu
  • Click on “Backup & Reset” option and tap on “Factory Data Reset”Huawei Factory Data Reset
  • You have the option to choose whether you need to erase data from the internal storage of your Huawei Honor 7A.
  • You will see a button named “Reset Phone”. Tap on it and then tap again on the button “Erase Everything”.
  • Just wait for some time. Your Huawei Honor 7A will reboot. The time it takes to start again depends on the amount of data you have on your phone.

Instructions for Hard Factory Reset

  • For the hard factory reset, the first thing you need to do is booting your device into the recovery mode.Huawei Recovery Mode
  • After this, tap on the “English” option and then tap on Wipe Data and Cache option.
  • You will see an option “Erase everything”, simply tap on it.
  • A window will appear saying “this cannot be undone”. Click on it.
  • Now just wait till your device perform the factory reset.
  • Finally, tap on the Reboot option. This will bring your phone back to Android.
  • That’s it! You have done the Factory Data reset on Huawei Honor 7A

How to Remove Forgotten Pattern Unlock on Huawei Honor 7A:

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Want to Reset the Pattern lock on Huawei Honor 7A? then, enter the recovery mode first.


Things to Note while using Huawei Honor 7A Stock Recovery Mode

  • Use Volume keys to navigate between each menu (UP and DOWN)
  • To confirm, you can use the Power button.
  1. In Recovery Mode, use Volume button to select wipe data reset option
  2. You can confirm by pressing the Power button
  3. Once you are done, Reboot system now
  4. Press power button to confirm

[su_note note_color=”#ba3437″ text_color=”#ffffff”]Warning! If you perform a hard reset, make sure to back up your data and internal storage. [/su_note]

How to Check Software Update on Huawei Honor 7A:


Software updates are one of the very important features of every smartphone to make its functions fast and updated. It also helps in improving the overall performance of any smartphone.

Below are the few simple steps to check any new Software Update on Huawei Honor 7A –

  1. Open settings
  2. Scroll down and Tap on System OptionHuawei System Menu
  3. In System Option –> Tap on System Update Menu.System Option
  4. Here you will find if there is any new update.Huawei Software Update Check
  5. Tap on the Check for updates

After you tap on the check for update the device will check and show you any available update for your device. You can simply click on it and follow the steps to do the installation.

How to wipe system cache partition on Huawei Honor 7A

  1. Go to Recovery Mode on Huawei Honor 7A
  2. Power off your deviceHuawei Power Off and Restart
  3. Press and hold the power button and volume UP button until recovery mode appearsHuawei Recovery Mode
  4. Use volume buttons to highlight ‘wipe cache partition’ and use power key to select it
  5. Reboot the system once the process is completed

How to Enable Developer Option and USB Debugging on Huawei Honor 7A:

USB debugging must be enabled on your Huawei Honor 7A if you want to connect it to a PC. In previous versions of Android enabling USB debugging was very easy. For some reasons, Google has complicated enabling of USB debugging on modern smartphones. Before you enable USB Debugging on Huawei Honor 7A, you must enable developer options. The steps to enable developer options on Huawei Honor 7A are:

Steps to enable developer option on Huawei Honor 7A

  1. Open settings –> System MenuHuawei System Menu
  2. Tap on about phoneSystem Option
  3. Keep tapping on the build number for 5 timesHuawei Developer enabled
  4. You will get a message saying developer option is enabled

Steps to enable USB debugging on Huawei Honor 7A

  1. Open settings –> System Menu
  2. Tap on developer optionHuawei Developer Option
  3. Toggle on USB debugging by tapping on the toggle buttonhuawei usb debugging

How to boot Huawei Honor 7A into safe mode

Safe mode is a mode in which the device will only have default apps and services working. When you boot your Huawei Honor 7A on to safe mode all the third-party apps and services will be disabled. This is a great way to do troubleshooting and by using safe mode you can easily identify issues caused by third-party apps or services. You can then simply remove the app or perform a hard reset to solve the issues. The steps to boot Huawei Honor 7A into safe mode:

  1. Power off the deviceHuawei Power Off and Restart
  2. Power it back on
  3. When you see the Honor animation on the screen press and hold volume down button
  4. You can see safe mode at the bottom left corner once the device finishes bootingHuawei Safe Mode
  5. I hope you have booted into safemode on Huawei Honor 7A.

I hope this guide was useful to find Huawei Honor 7A tips.


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