Honor PLAY Most Common Problems & Issues + Solution Fix: TIPS & TRICKS!

Honor PLAY is another budget-oriented smartphone by the company, but is it perfect all around? Obviously no. First of All, in this article, we address some of the common issues and problems in Honor PLAY smartphone and next, with the proven solution to it. So, do stay until the end.


Honor PLAY Common Issues and Problems 2020

Welcome, I am here to help you out with certain Issues on the Honor PLAY. Please do carefully go through all the topics that are covered under this article. PLEASE DO NOT RUSH. It will eventually help you 😀

To cure Heating Issue, Battery Problem & Laggy UI check this article.  How to Fix Heating, Battery Issue & Laggy UI Problem on your Android Phone.

Honor Play Problems Fix Issues Solution Tips Tricks

Tips & Tricks

Honor PLAY Phone unexpectedly shutting down

This issue is common among most of the Android smartphones. If this problem arises then consider the following steps –

How to fix sudden shut down in Honor PLAY?

    1. First of all, if you encounter this issue then you may want to take care of the heating issue as well. As, if the phone temperature rises up to the maximum level, then you can face this issue.
    2. Second, charge your phone fully and let the battery drain until the phone is completely shut down on its own.
    3. Lastly, you can perform a factory reset on the Honor PLAY. Do not restore backup thereafter, instead manually restore your data.

Also, Unlock Bootloader

If you follow the above steps and still encountering sudden shutdown, then its time to go to service center.

Honor PLAY Screen frozen or stuck

If your phone is stuck while doing a task or making phone calls or maybe while playing games. Then, follow the steps below.

How to fix screen froze or stuck on Honor PLAY?

    1. Firstly, if you are encountering the issue only in particular app such as Instagram. Then you don’t need to worry and blame your phone for that. The app needs the update or further optimization for the particular device model.
    2. If you are getting stuck on the default apps on Honor PLAY such as Phone, Messaging or the camera app. Then, go to setting > apps > default apps, then choose the app you are getting issues with and clear its cache.
    3. Lastly, a factory reset or phone format could help you solve the problem.

Also, Install TWRP Recovery or CWM Recovery

Consider the above steps and you are good to go 😀


Apps Opening slow on the Honor PLAY

If the apps on your phone are opening apps slower then is used to be, then follow the steps below.

How to Fix Apps opening slowly on Honor PLAY?

    1. Firstly, some apps by its nature open slowly, such as large graphics intensive games and apps such as Youtube. That should be fine.
    2. If every app is opening slow on your Honor PLAY then you need to restart your device, so that services could run fresh.
    3. Finally, go and wipe your Honor PLAY and start from a new device.

Also, How to Root

If the problem still arises, go to your nearest service provider.

Apps and Games Crashes Suddenly or Unexpectedly on the Honor PLAY

If you are one of few getting this problem, then you should solve the issue by following the steps below.

How to fix sudden app crashes on Honor PLAY?

  1. First, go to the Honor PLAY’s setting > apps, then click on the app which is crashing frequently and clear its data.
  2. Second, uninstall the app and install it again from the play store.
  3. Update the app from the play store.

Also, Install Custom ROM

This should probably fix your problem. If the problem is still there then drop a comment below describing your issue.

Bluetooth not connecting on the Honor PLAY

Bluetooth problems may occur from time to time while connecting with other devices. Take the following steps

How to fix Bluetooth connection issue on Honor PLAY? 

    1. First of all, make sure your phone is up to date. Check OTA updates and update the phone as soon as possible.
    2. Second, make sure your device is discoverable to other devices and vice versa.
    3. Lastly, try turning Bluetooth on and off for a few times on the Honor PLAY

Also, Unroot the phone and go back to Stock ROM.

Above step will definitely make your Bluetooth connection stable.

Display cracked and touch not working on Honor PLAY

Your phone display is cracked and you want to access the data. Do following.

How to access data if phone touch is not working on Honor PLAY?

    1. Connect your phone to a computer or laptop via USB C cable. You can access your data from the PC.
    2. If you want to use some apps on the Honor PLAY, get an OTG cable and wireless keyboard and mouse. Connect OTG cable to the phone and connect the wireless receiver to the cable. You can access your phone just like a computer.

Also, Unlock Bootloader

Above, will help you access your Honor PLAY phone even if your touch is not working.

Wi-fi Connection problem or low range of Wi-fi on Honor PLAY

If your phone is getting the low range or wi-fi problem then take the following steps.

How to Fix Wi-fi Connection problem on Honor PLAY?

    1. First things first, check your router or modem. Try resetting its settings.
    2. Make sure there is no obstacle in front of the router.
    3. Also, turn your airplane mode on for 1 minute and turn it off again on the Honor PLAY.

Also, Install TWRP Recovery or CWM Recovery

If the above steps did not work for you, then try connecting your phone to a different Wi-fi connection and see if it’s the same or not. You may want to show your phone to the service center for any defects.

Cellular network issue or Mobile Data Problem on the Honor PLAY

If your phone is not getting the proper signal or mobile data network is not working as it used to work before then try the steps below.

How to fix Cellular network and Mobile Data network in Honor PLAY?

    1. Firstly, Take your sim card off and put it again.
    2. Turn on Airplane mode for 30 seconds and then turn it off.
    3. Tweak network settings from the settings menu on the Honor PLAY.
    4. Finally, go to the service provider and make him/her do the rest.

Also, Root the Phone

Your phone will work as expected by following steps. if you have any more issue regarding the network then drop a comment below.

Apps not downloading from the Play store on Honor PLAY

This is one of the common issues among Android users. Take the following steps.

How to Fix Apps not downloading from play store on Honor PLAY?

  1. First, Go to settings on the Honor PLAY and clear app data of the app Play Store.
  2. Then, Clear local search history from the Play store app.

Also, Unroot the phone and go back to Stock ROM.

This should solve your issue. If you have any other problems regarding play store do let me know in the comment section below. I will be happy to help you. 😀

That’s it we have covered all the issues and problems regarding Honor PLAY smartphone and How to FIX them. If there are any more issues with your Honor PLAY then drop a comment and I will update the article.

About Honor PLAY

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched Honor PLAY smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has a 6.3 inches display with a resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels. A total of 409 pixels per inch.
  • And Honor PLAY also comes with Android 8.1 OREO.
  • And under the hood, Honor PLAY has a HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 4GB/6GB Ram and 64GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor on Honor PLAY – 16MP + 2MP dual rear camera and 16MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the Honor PLAY is a non-removable 3750 mAh.