Tips and solutions for fix SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) with several tricks. This phone have dual simcard GSM-GSM and can work with 3G HSDPA broadband, but do not expect for running 4G LTE because this network is not available at this phone. SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) use 4 inches LCD screen with Android Kitkat operating system as factory default. With cheaper price, we can take 3 megapixel camera with Flash Light when the situations is too dark.


What is Advantage of SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) DUOS Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA
Dual Simcard GSM-GSM
LCD 4 inches
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz
Memory Internal 4 GB storage
RAM 512 MB
Main Camera 3.15 MP, 2048 x 1536 pixels, LED flash
Front Camera VGA for video conference
Operating System Android v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Battery Li-Po 1500 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The specifications of SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) is not too high, therefore we recommended only install some important applications. We can choose Facebook or choose Instagram or choose Whatsapp or choose Skype or choose Blackberry Messenger or choose Line Messenger or choose WeChat or choose Viber or choose Twitter at this phone, but this phone will not install all of them together. Sometime because of bad apps or viruses or malware, our SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) can become hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or LCD touch screen not responding. We need to force soft reset or force shutdown or reboot to clean temporary files or caches. Please remember to always do backup all important data to external microSD card and remove the external memory before doing hard reset, because all important data will remove or wipe when we do hard reset or master format.


How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) ?

When our SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) get hang or freeze or boot logo loop or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch, then we have to force shutdown or force soft reset or force reboot to restart all running applications. Please release the battery after remove back cover case, wait about 5 seconds and put again SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) battery at right positions, then press POWER button to turn this phone on. This process also can do when our phone still at normal situations, to force soft reset when SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) still on, then press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu. Do not worry to do this process anytime we want, because soft reset or reboot will not remove any important data.


#Option 1, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) DUOS with software menu:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318)
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) battery already charge properly
  3. Go to menu: Setting > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. Choose Erase Everything
  5. SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) DUOS with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) charge properly
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318)
  3. Press and hold together : Power Button + Volume Up + Home Button 
  4. If the button at number 3 not work, we can try with press and hold together Power Button + Volume Up Button
  5. If we see the menu at LCD screen, choose Wipe Data/Factory Reset with Volume Button to select and use Power Button to ok or enter.
  6. The SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) will doing the process of restoring to factory default.


How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) DUOS (Reformat) ?

Android Kitkat is the factory default operating system when SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) release in the market. After use several period maybe some apps can become crash and make the operating system become damage or corrupt, this phone can not start properly or not responsive for several conditions. When we sure the operating system is trouble, then we need to reinstall or reformat or restore with factory default Android operating system. To reinstall we need to file source, but the clean factory default file source already saved safely inside SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) rom or internal memory, therefore we do not need to copy or connect to other device, just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

There are several options that we can choose to give security protections at SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318), we usually recommended to use screen lock pattern because more easy to use, but there are also other options like password pin protections. Please remember, after giving screen lock protections we also will ask for PIN Backup to help when we forgot the password. But what to do when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protection and also the PIN Backup? Do not worry, because we still can restore or unlock or bypass forgotten security protection using Google account. Please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) freeze or locked 30 seconds. This time we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button, press this button and follow steps to unlock or bypass forgotten security protections using Gmail username and password. If we can not access our Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) using hardware button combination key.




This is kind of help for unlock or bypass forgotten security protection at SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318). Although we are sure about our security protection, but sometime we can forget about it. When we give the security protection at our SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318), it also give step to put our own PIN as BACKUP PIN. This backup PIN use to bypass or unlock forgotten security code later. Use above steps to unlock forgot password or screen lock pattern security protection using Google account or Gmail username and password.


How to Improve Performance SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) to make run more faster?

The SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) is lowend smartphone with standard speed to run daily important applications, but because the limited RAM and internal memory, we are not recommended to install many applications. Because all apps will need RAM but SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) RAM is only 512 MB, we will get too many not responding applications when we install some big applications, especially some applications from Google Play Store also will keep run in the background which will consume RAM as well, and of course will make SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) become slowly. Please uninstall some not use applications, but if we want to make SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) performance run faster again like new, then we need to consider do hard reset or master format.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) is *2767*3855#. But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) will doing hard reset and remove all data and installed applications.


How to Upgrade SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) to Android Lollipop Official Update? 

SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) will not get any official update to Android Lollipop at least this information we get when we make this article. Maybe we can find some non official Android Lollipop custom ROM, but please becareful and consider more before doing root or install custom rom, because some wrong steps can make our SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) become trouble and also some features sometime can not work properly at custom rom.


Why SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) get Insufficient Memory When Install Applications from Google Play Store (Storage Memory Full) ?

When we try to update some applications from Google Play Store or install new apps, then this phone will said insufficient memory full or internal storage full, this is common because SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) internal memory only use 4 GB, but we only get less then half of that because some storage use for operating system and factory default applications. Therefore we can not install too many applications together, only install important apps. After use several month, although we are not install any applications, but the internal memory also can become full because the installed applications data and cache become bigger, at this time we need to clean this problems using menu Setting > Apps > All. Find the bigger storage use, and try to delete data / cache with button inside that menu.


How to Make SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) Battery Work More Longer or Not Fast To Drain ?

We have to know that SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) have limited battery. Moreover, every users should understand about battery lifetime. After use more then 2 years, then SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) battery will become weak. Usually the battery will fast to charge but also fast to drain. Please replace with original SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) battery for best performance. If your battery still fine, please do some adjustment to make SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) work more longer. Make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Disable all not use connection like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi.


How to Remove Google Account from SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318) ?

Please do Hard reset or Master Format, it will reinstall fresh Android operating system including remove all Google account, email, sms, chat, history and wipe everything from SAMSUNG GALAXY V PLUS (V+ / SM-G318). But do not forget to backup all important data before performing hard reset or master format.



Latest Discussions & Share Information:

[Q] When I turn my samsung galaxy v plus, it has a small exclamation point on the upper left corner of the screen, what does that mean? Please reply...
[A] Hi, it could be shown because of installed applications give warning or maybe some other troubles. Try to find out from notification bar about the information which usually also can be read from that locations. Please try to make sure everything are working properly. You can consult to Samsung authorized service center for further information.

[Q] How can i unlock network my samsung galaxy G318
[A] Hi, if your Samsung Galaxy V is lock for network provider, then nothing you can do unless doing root or do custom tweak. But sorry we do not have resources for do unlock at your phone.