How to Easily Master Format ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips for solving problem at ACER LIQUID E3 or ACER E3 DUO (E380). Acer Liquid E3 is Android smartphone which is release with 2 versions, the single simcard and dual simcard. Both type have similar specifications beside the simcard slot. ACER LIQUID E3 / ACER E3 DUAL (E380) have 4.7 inches LCD screen and Quad Core 1.2Ghz processor with 1GB RAM. If we would like to take many pictures for our documentation, the ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 already have 13 megapixel camera with autofocus features and LED flash for help us taking good pictures at low light situations.

What is Advantage of ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 Specifications:

LCD 4.7 inches screen
Internal memory 4 GB
External memory microSD, up to 32 GB
Main Camera 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
Operating system v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Battery Li-Polimer

What to do for Solve and Recovery if ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 get hang or not responding or malfunctions or hang or stuck or freezing or bricked problem?

The main advantage of ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 is bigger screen with bigger RAM as 1GB. Beside we get default applications when the first time use this smartphone, we also can download many applications from Google Play Store. But we should carefully while download applications, because some applications may not work properly or not compatible with ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380. If we download and install this applications, then sometime our phone can become hang or stuck or bricks or broken or freeze or stuck or LCD touch screen not responding. When we get this problem, we should try to force soft reset or force shutdown or restart or reboot ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 to clean up the temporary files or caches that can make our phone become trouble. If the problem still happen, then we should have to do hard reset or master format. Please becareful doing hard reset or master format can erase or wipe or delete any important data and installed applications. Therefore we should performing backup all important data first.

How to Force Shutdown or Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 ?

If our ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 stuck or bricks or frozen or stop when we run the applications, then we should have to force shutdown or force soft reset or reboot to remove temporary files or cache. Unfortunatelly we can not remove the battery at ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 because the battery is non-removeable. Therefore if we get this problem, we can force shutdown by press and hold POWER Button several seconds until the phone shutdown by itself. After the phone totally off, then we should press POWER Button again to turn it on. This soft reset or reboot or restart process also can do when the phone at normal situations, by pressing POWER Button until the pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Reboot / Restart. Doing soft reset or reboot or restart is safe to do anytime, because this process will not remove any data or applications.

#Option 1, Hard Reset ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 with Software Menu :

  1. Turn on ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380
  2. Make sure the battery already charge properly
  3. You better to backup all important data
  4. Go to menu:Setting > Backup & reset > Factory data reset> Reset phone
  5. ChooseErase everythingto continue and confirm you ready to do the format ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380
  6. The ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

#Option 2, Hard Reset ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 with Hardware Key Button:

  1. Please check that the battery is not empty
  2. Do not forget to backup all important data
  3. Turn off the ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380
  4. Press and HoldPower Button + Volume Uptogether until the smartphone show menu at LCD
  5. ChooseRecovery Modemenu. Navigate withVolume Upand pressVolume Downto OK or Choose it
  6. Wait until Android logo appear, and pressPower Button
  7. ChooseWipe data/factory resetmenu. Navigate withVolume Downand pressVolume Upto Ok or Choose it (different with no.5 for volume button)
  8. Follow the menu at LCD screen to continue the hard reset ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system at ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 (Reformat) ?

ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 user Android Jelly bean as operating system or firmware. Some users have problem with their OS because of crash with non compatible applications or wrong setting or bad applications, at this situations, we should have to reinstall or restore the clean factory default operating system or firmware. First, we should know that the factory default operating system or firmware already saved safely inside ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 ROM. This situations make use became easy when we need to reinstall the OS, just follow the hard reset steps above, then the operating system or firmware will be reinstall automatically. Doing reinstall or reformat the ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 will remove any important data and installed applications.

How to Unlock or Fix or Solutions for ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin(lost password)?

There are several options that already have inside default operating system to lock or give more security protection at our ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380. we are recommended to use screen lock pattern because it easier and fast to use, but some users still like to use Password Pin protections, and users can choose any kind of protections. The problem happen when we forget the security screen lock pattern or password pin protection at ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380. We can unlock or bypass the forgotten security protections using Google account or Gmail username and password. Please give several time wrong answer continuously until the ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 freeze or locked for 30 seconds. At this time, we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button to unlock the protections using Google account that we have already signed in before. If we can not access Google account at this phone, then we should have to do hard reset or master format.

How to Improve Performance ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 to make run more faster?

The problem of Android user who like to install many applications is the performance become slowly then before. Usually this is because the installed applications keep run in the background. Yes, some applications will automatically run in the background after install from Google Play Store to wait for some update or command to do some process. If there are many applications run in the background, then the memory and processor process will be limited and will make the ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 performance become slowly. Therfore, we should uninstall not use applications. If we would like to make our ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 performance run faster again like new, then we have to consider doing hard reset or master format after finish doing backup.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380?

There is no secret hidden code for ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Upgrade ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 Operating System or Firmware to Android Kitkat ?

Although the performance of Acer Liquid E3 is good enough install Android Kitkat, but until now Acer still not release official Android Kitkat version 4.4+ for ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380. As far as we know, the performance of running Jelly Bean is already good without problems, therefore we do not need to force upgrade to Android Kitkat operating system. We still can check anytime to make sure our ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 operating system get the latest update firmware by usingMenu Setting > About Phone > System Update >chooseCheck Now. Once get update then we will received more information about related new operating system update.

2 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format ACER LIQUID E3 (DUO) / ACER E380 with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. May you please tell me how to unlock boot loader on acer liquid E380. I have tried minimal adb but it does not work. I downloaded the a custom ROM with SP flash tool but encryption unsuccessful message appear all time.

    • Hi, unfortunately we can not give good advice for custom tweak of your Acer Liquid E3, because some wrong steps can make our phone get damage and can not use properly. Please ask some professional if you still want to unlock boot-loader or root your Acer Liquid E3 E380.


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