Tips and tricks to fix ALCATEL A7 and A7 XL problems. The main differences between this phone is the screen size and camera. ALCATEL A7 LCD screen is 5.5 inches and use single 16 megapixel camera and front camera 8 megapixel while ALCATEL A7 XL LCD screen size is 6 inches with dual main camera at 12 megapixel + 2 megapixel work together for tele and wide angle and front camera 5 megapixel. Android Nougat is the first operating system which already installed inside this phone. We can find dual or single simcard network provider. The community of www.hard-reset.org will give more information about how to solve problems at ALCATEL A7 (XL).

 

What is Advantage of ALCATEL A7 / A7 XL Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE
LCD 5.5 inches for ALCATEL A7
LCD 6 inches for ALCATEL A7 XL
Processor Octa-core 1.5 GHz & 1.0 GHz
Memory Internal 32 GB with 3 GB RAM
External memory MicroSD maximum 128 GB
Main Camera 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash for ALCATEL A7
Main Camera Dual 12 MP + 2 MP, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash for ALCATEL A7 XL
Front Camera 8 MP, LED flash for selfie photography and video conference at ALCATEL A7
Front Camera 5 MP, LED flash for selfie photography and video conference at ALCATEL A7 XL
Operating System Android Nougat version 7.1
Battery Li-Ion 4000 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery ALCATEL A7 / A7 XL hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone have 32 GB internal memory and 3 GB RAM for multitasking. If we need more bigger storage, then we can use external memory MicroSD type. But we have to know that all installed applications will use internal memory for main storage locations. ALCATEL A7 (XL) still have many free storage to install interesting applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Instagram, Skype, Whatsapp, WeChat, Telegram, Line Messenger, Snapchat, Viber, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and some other more. But we need to know that many bad applications also available inside Google Play Store, if we install that kind of apps, then our ALCATEL A7 (XL) can get some viruses or malware and become stuck or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. What should we do if this problem happen? First we have to try do soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files or caches that can make some trouble at this phone. If our ALCATEL A7 (XL) can boot again, then please directly download one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON, please choose only one we like. The antivirus will try to scan all installed applications and give recommendation setting to our phone. If the problems still happen, then next steps is doing hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset will remove or erase all important data, therefore we have to backup all data first before doing master format. Doing hard reset will remove all Google account from ALCATEL A7 (XL). For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

 

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart ALCATEL A7 / A7 XL ?

When some trouble happen at this phone, usually because of applications crash or corrupt that make some trouble like hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. Please press and hold POWER button until ALCATEL A7 (XL) shutdown or turn off by itself. After it totally off, then we can press again POWER button to turn it ON. This process will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our ALCATEL A7 (XL) still can work properly, but we want to clear temporary files and caches from some applications, then please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, continue choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

 

How to backup data or Contact at ALCATEL A7 / A7 XL ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our ALCATEL A7 (XL) has already signed in with Google account, by default our contact will be synchronize in the background to Google server. Please make sure we check all contact at Google contact server using Internet browse to make sure backup is done.

 

 

#Option 1, How to Hard Reset ALCATEL A7 / A7 XL with software menu:

  1. Turn on ALCATEL A7 (XL)
  2. Make sure ALCATEL A7 (XL) battery already charge properly or more then 50% capacity
  3. Go to menu: Setting > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. Choose Erase Everything
  5. ALCATEL A7 (XL) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

 

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset ALCATEL A7 / A7 XL with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of ALCATEL A7 (XL) charge properly, minimal have more then 50% capacity.
  2. Turn off ALCATEL A7 (XL).
  3. Press and hold together : Power Button + Volume Up 
  4. If we see the menu at LCD screen, choose Wipe Data/Factory Reset with touch screen or (Volume Button to select and use Power Button to ok or enter) and follow the menu to confirm.
  5. The ALCATEL A7 (XL) will doing the process of restoring to factory default.

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for ALCATEL A7 / A7 XL forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Fingerprint is available at ALCATEL A7 (XL), both fingerprint sensor located at back side of body bellow the main camera. We need to secure all important data and photos inside this phone when ALCATEL A7 (XL) away from us or stolen or lost. We do not want unauthorized users can read our confidential data. Please activate fingerprint security from menu Setting and register our finger hand to make it recognize our hand. Some users maybe feeling hard to use fingerprint, then we suggest to use screen lock pattern or password pin protections which already available at this phone. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or fingerprint sensor can not open with our finger-hand. What should we do?

Do not worry about this trouble, because Android already give solutions when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account to unlock it. Please turn on this phone, when it ask for security answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until ALCATEL A7 (XL) locked or freezing about 30 seconds. At this situations we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button, to give our Gmail username and password account that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

 

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format ALCATEL A7 / A7 XL ?

There is no secret hidden code for ALCATEL A7 (XL) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at ALCATEL A7 / A7 XL ?

There are two phone memory type at ALCATEL A7 (XL), one is internal memory and the other one is external memory. If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of ALCATEL A7 (XL) as well. Please use menu setting to do hard reset or reformat using #option 1 above, but make sure to give checkbox mark at Erase Internal SD card / Internal storage. Then it will reformat the factory default operating system and remove or erase any data inside internal memory.

To reformat or wipe or erase all data at external memory, we can use menu Setting > Storage > Erase Internal Storage / SD Card. Please always make sure all data has already backup before reformat or wipe everything, because it is hard to recover formatted / wiped data at internal or external storage.

 

How to Make Battery of ALCATEL A7 / A7 XL Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Big battery is very important for all smartphone users to make this phone can work full one day without need to recharge. ALCATEL A7 (XL) have 4000 mAh battery capacity which is good for nowadays smartphone for entertainment or do some work. But some users maybe need more bigger battery because they have a lot of social media group chat, or playing games several hours continuously or watch full movie. The battery of ALCATEL A7 (XL) is not removable, that is why we can not replace with more bigger battery. But we can do some adjustment to make battery work longer, first try to make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Second, please disable all not use connections at this phone like Bluetooth or GPS or Wifi or NFC. If some applications need to use GPS to know our location, then please activate GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Location.