Tips and tricks for fix & troubleshot SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL problem. This smartphone also known as Sony Xperia E3 Flamingo SS (for Single Sim) and Sony Xperia E3 Flamingo DS for dual sim. For the specification between Xperia E3 vs Xperia E3 Dual are similar except the simcard slot different for one GSM simcard and for two GSM simcard. Some users maybe does not like to have smartphone with bigger LCD screen, but too small maybe is not convenience as well, that is why Sony give alternative option with Xperia E3. The LCD for Sony Xperia E3 is 4.5 inches, powered with 1.2Ghz Quad Core Processor from Qualcomm. The battery life is average because this phone use 2.330 mAh battery capacity.

 

What is Advantage of  SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA for E3 / Dual Sim GSM for SONY XPERIA E3 DUAL
LCD 4.5 inches
Internal memory 4 GB
RAM 1GB
External memory microSD, up to 32 GB
Main Camera 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Adreno 305
Operating system Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Battery Li-Ion 2330 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Playing games or doing office activity can be run without problem at SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL. There are many applications that we can download from Google Play Store. But we should also know that some applications maybe not compatible with our SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL, if by incident downloaded that applications, than our smartphone can act strange or sometime can not use normally like hang or stuck or bricks or broken or blank or freeze or boot loop or LCD touch screen not responding. At this time we should force shutdown or force soft reset or reboot SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL for delete any troublemaker temporary files or cache. If the problem still happen at our phone, then we should do hard reset or master format. Doing hard reset or master format will make our installed applications and important data will be removed or wipe or erase from SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL, therefore we should do backup all important data at our phone manually before doing hard reset.

 

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) ?

When our phone stuck or hang in the middle of running an applications or games, then we should force shutdown or force turn off our phone to force stop the trouble applications, press and hold POWER button several seconds until the SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL shutdown by itself automatically. Doing soft reset or reboot is safe for our phone, because it will not delete or remove any data inside our phone. When the phone at normal situations then we also  do soft reset or shutdown SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL easily by press and hold Power Button until the pop up menu appear, then choose Power off / Reboot menu to performing soft reset.

 

#Option 1, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) with Software Menu :

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) smartphone
  3. Don’t forget to backup all important data
  4. Go to menu: Setting > Backup & reset > Factory Data Reset > Reset Phone 
  5. Choose Erase everything to continue and confirm you ready to do the format SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212)
  6. The SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

 

#Option 2, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) with Flashtool applications:

  1. Flashtool in the applications from Sony can be download from Sony website.
  2. Flashtool software need to  installed in our computer and ready with USB data cable
  3. Make sure SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) battery is charge properly or full charge
  4. Power off SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212)
  5. Boot SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) to flashmode with using: Volume Down Button and connect to USB cable at No.1 above
  6. Follow the menu at our computer display, it is easy to understand the steps.

 

#Option 3, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) with Hardware Key Button:

  1. Make sure the battery fully charge
  2. Do not forget to backup all important data
  3. Turn off the SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212)
  4. Press and Hold together: Power Button + Volume Up Button for several seconds
  5. Follow the menu at LCD screen to continue the hard reset SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212)

 

#Option 4, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) with PC Companion Software from Computer

  1. Please Make Sure the Battery not Empty
  2. PC Companion is default applications for Sony Smartphone which can be download from Sony Website
  3. After install at our computer, open PC Companion Applications
  4. Before connect to phone, please choose Phone Update and follow several step at PC Companion
  5. At some menu, PC Companion will tell us how to connect the phone with PC Companion using USB cable and press the Volume Down button
  6. Finish the PC Companion step and until it doing Factory Reset to SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) to factory default Android operating system.

 

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) ?

We never know about any kind of applications that we can download from Google Play Store may cause some trouble at our SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL, some trouble can make the phone act strange or not normal, some trouble can make the phone can not turning on as well. At this situation, the operating system of SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL might be damage or broken, so we should do reinstall or restore clean factory default Android operating system from beginning. However, we should know that the file source of normal factory default operating system already saved inside our SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL ROM. To reinstall the clean factory default operating system is easy, just follow the hard reset steps above, then the operating system or firmware will be reinstall automatically.  Please note, this file source is available only at standard phone. If we ever do install some 3th party operating system, then the ROM will be keep that 3th party operating system.

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL have 4 GB internal memory, we will not get fully 4GB internal memory when the first time we use this phone, because this space also use for keep the operating system and install the factory default operating system, so you will get about less then 2GB to use for the free internal memory. We also can add external memory using MicroSD card as big as 32GB. After use several period, we will get and save more important data or pictures or video at our memory. Therefore we suggest to give security screen lock pattern or password pin protection to safe our data while the SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL away from us. The problem happen when we forget the answer of that security protection. What should we do? Do not worry, because Android already have standard procedure to unlock or bypass forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protection using Google account or Gmail username and password. Please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until the phone freeze or locked about 30 seconds. At this time we will find Forgot Password or Pattern button. Press this button to make the Username & Password field appear, then type the correct Google account that we have installed before. If we still can not access Google account, then we should have to do hard reset or master format.

 

How to Improve Performance SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) to make run more faster?

With 1.2Ghz Quad core processor, we will not get problem to use for Whatsapp, BBM, LINE, Skype, Chrome Browser, Email, Yahoo Messenger, or many more. But some users maybe get slow problem at their phone. Usually this problem happen because there are too many applications run in the background. Some applications from Google Play Store will keep run in the background after finish installation. That applications need to wait for some command or data update. All applications run in at Android will need some amount of RAM and processor resources, therefore if too many applications run, then the free RAM will be limited and need to recalculate from other not use applications, this will make some lag while processing. That is why we suggest to reinstall or remove some not use applications to make more free RAM available. If we want to make SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) run faster again like new, then we should do hard reset or master format.

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) ?

There is no secret hidden code for SONY XPERIA E3 & E3 DUAL (D2202 / D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2212) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

Latest hard-reset.org Discussions & Share Information:

[Q] Hi, I got problem with my xperia e3. Some days ago my phone got stuck in boot loop I go through sony care they fixed it. Since then whenever I try to update the pre installed apps it again starts to boot loop, I did hard reset through pc companion but then whenever I update the apps it again goes to restart loop. Any solution to it?
[A] Hi, this is strange because usually pre installed applications will work without problems at your Sony Xperia E3 because that apps is build for this phone. However, since this boot loop problems always happen at your Sony Xperia E3 whenever you update that pre-installed apps, then please do not use or do not update that apps, maybe you still can find substitution apps from Google Play Store.
 

[Q] sir,
My brother phone pattern lock when i am using #option4
when i connect phone via USB on pc companion show unlock the device using password or fingerprint in needed.
[A] Hi, you should start to connect your phone off to computer when PC Companion tell you to connect. Please make sure you choose upgrade or format firmware at your PC Companion options.
 
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