How to Easily Master Format ACER LIQUID Z500 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tricks and solutions for solving ACER LIQUID Z500 problems. There are several benefit for having ACER LIQUID Z500 because it have 5 inches LCD screen with Gorilla Glass 3 protections, so we do not need to be worry about the LCD scratch when this phone does not use any screen protector. The battery for ACER LIQUID Z500 have 2000mAh which standard for using for daily activity, but of course this capacity will not enough for heavy users. This phone have Quad Core processor at 1.3 Ghz clock speed. There are 2 options to choose whether 2 GB RAM or 1 GB RAM, these different RAM will also make the different price. ACER LIQUID Z500 have AcerRAPID button, this button located in the back cover bellow the main camera. If we press this button, then we can answer the incoming call or press and hold AcerRAPID button to activate the camera applications, we can also choose the setting for activate default applications when AcerRAPID button get short press.

What is Advantage of ACER LIQUID Z500 Specifications:

GSM 3G Dual Sim Slot GSM-GSM
LCD 5 inches screen
Internal memory 8 GB or 4 GB
RAM 2 GB or 1 GB
External memory microSD, up to 32 GB
Main Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 2 MP
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
Operating system v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Battery Li-Ion 2000 mAh

What to do for Solve and Recovery if ACER LIQUID Z500 get hang or not responding or malfunctions or hang or stuck or freezing or bricked problem?

There are many activity that we can do when using ACER LIQUID Z500, some applications already included as factory default applications. We still can install many applications from Google Play Store like social media Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Instagram or chatting applications like Whatsapp, BBM, WeChat, LINE and many more. At Google Play Store we can download free or purchase applications, but we have to carefully when download, because some applications are not compatible with ACER LIQUID Z500. There are also some bad applications, kind of virus or something like that. If we are download this apps, then our ACER LIQUID Z500 will become trouble like hang or stuck or freeze or blank or boot logo loop or LCD touch screen not responding. When we get this problem, we have to force shutdown or force soft reset or force reboot or restart for clean up cache or temporary files. If the problem still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format.

How to Force Shutdown or Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart ACER LIQUID Z500 ?

The design of ACER LIQUID Z500 battery can not removable. That is why we can not remove or unplug the battery when the phone get hang or freeze in the middle of running applications. To force shutdown or soft reset, please press POWER button for several seconds until the phone shutdown by itself. If the ACER LIQUID Z500 totally off, then we can press POWER button again to turn on the phone. If our phone still can access the LCD touch screen, then we can shutdown or reboot or soft reset the ACER LIQUID Z500 by press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, choose Power Off / Shutdown / Reboot menu. Please note, doing soft reset or reboot is safe to do anytime, because are data will not remove or wipe. We can do soft reset or reboot anytime we need.

#Option 1, Hard Reset ACER LIQUID Z500 with Software Menu :

  1. Turn on ACER LIQUID Z500
  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 Z500
  6. The ACER LIQUID Z500 will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

#Option 2, Hard Reset ACER LIQUID Z500 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 Z500
  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 Z500

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system at ACER LIQUID Z500 (Reformat) ?

The ACER LIQUID Z500 use Kitkat for factory default operating system or firmware. At some conditions its operating system can be damage or corrupt because of 3th party applications installation or some wrong setting. Usually if the operating system of ACER LIQUID Z500 become trouble, then some strange action happen like not responsive or boot loop or something similar like that. At this time we should reinstall or restore clean factory default Android operating system or firmware. Before doing this, we have to know that the factory default Android operating system file source already saved safely inside ACER LIQUID Z500 ROM, therefore we do not need to copy or connect from any other gadget to do reinstall. Just follow the steps to hard reset or master format above, then the clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically. Please note, doing hard reset or master format will remove any data and installed applications, please do backup all important data before performing hard reset or reinstall or reformat.

How to Unlock or Fix or Solutions for ACER LIQUID Z500 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin(lost password)?

There are several default options to give security protection for safety our important data at ACER LIQUID Z500. Usually we recommended to use screen lock pattern protection because this type is more easy to use and faster as well, but some users also like to use others like password pin protection. The problem happen when we forget the answer for our security protections. How to unlock it? Do not worry, because by default ACER LIQUID Z500 already have steps to bypass or unlock forgotten security protections using Google account or Gmail username and password. Please give several time wrong answer continuously until ACER LIQUID Z500 freeze or locked about 30 seconds. At this time we will find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Please press this button to unlock forgotten security protection using Gmail account that we have already signed-in before. You have to make sure the Internet connection is active while doing this steps. If you can not access Gmail account at this phone, then you have to do hard reset using hardware button like steps above.

How to Improve Performance ACER LIQUID Z500 to make run more faster?

How fast ACER LIQUID Z500? By the specification, this phone already use quad core processor with 1.3 Ghz speed, by benchmark applications, the Qualcomm processor are more faster that Mediatek which is use at ACER LIQUID Z500. However, for daily activity we still can use this phone faster without any problem. If we find the ACER LIQUID Z500 become slowly, then usually there are too many applications run together in foreground or background. Please note, some applications which are installed from Google Play Store will keep run in the background without any notification to wait some data update or waiting some command. If there are too many working in the background then the RAM and processor resources will be insufficient, then the phone will run slowly. Please remove or uninstall some not use applications. If we want to improve performance of ACER LIQUID Z500 to run more faster, then we have to consider doing hard reset or master format.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format ACER LIQUID Z500 ?

There is no secret hidden code for ACER LIQUID Z500 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How Can ACER LIQUID Z500 Upgrade to Android Lollipop version ?

Android Lollipop can be install to ACER LIQUID Z500 base by the specification, but until we make this article, Acer still not release the official Android Lollipop update for ACER LIQUID Z500. We should wait for better Android Lollipop version for this phone. We can check the latest firmware update from menu Setting > About phone > Software update.

2 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format ACER LIQUID Z500 with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. Acer z500 unable to reboot properly cannot pass the Acer and android logo …it on 24/7 with the same logos screen… unnable to perform a master/ hard reset…

    • Hi, you should try to do hard reset or master format using hardware button combination key. Please do it carefully with steps at #option 2 above. Otherwise, if the problems still happen, the please bring to Acer authorize service center.


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