Tips and solutions to fix ALCATEL IDOL 3C when this phone get trouble. Good design with bigger screen at 5.5 inches LCD width make ALCATEL IDOL 3C become interesting to use, this phone have 4G LTE broadband fast Internet access. The operating system is Android Lollipop for factory default. The community of will give more information about how to solve problems at this phone.


What is Advantage of ALCATEL IDOL 3C Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G LTE
LCD 5.5 inches
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Memory Internal 16 GB with 2 GB RAM
External memory MicroSD maximum 254 GB
Main Camera 13 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP
Operating System Android Lollipop version 5.0
Battery Li-Ion 2910 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery ALCATEL IDOL 3C hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

ALCATEL IDOL 3C comes with bigger screen at 5.5 inches LCD width, it is very good to playing games or watching movie with this size. The internal memory of this phone is 16 GB ROM with 2 GB RAM. We still have free capacity more ten 12 GB for install several interesting applications from Google Play Store like Instagram, Whatsapp, Facebook, Blackberry Messenger, Skype, Viber, Snapchat and many more. But we have to read carefully users review before download new apps because they may contact viruses or malware. If we have installed that apps then our ALCATEL IDOL 3C will become hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or bootloop logo or LCD touch screen not responsive. We have to force Shutdown or force reboot to clean temporary files and caches. After our ALCATEL IDOL 3C can boot again, try to install one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store, because it will scan all installed apps inside our ALCATEL IDOL 3C. If the problems still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset will erase or wipe all important data, therefore we have to backup all important data before performing master format. Hard reset also will remove all Google account from ALCATEL IDOL 3C.


How to backup data or Contact at ALCATEL IDOL 3C?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our ALCATEL IDOL 3C 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.


How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Force Reboot or Force Restart ALCATEL IDOL 3C ?

What should we do when our ALCATEL IDOL 3C can not responding with any finger touch? We have to force reboot or force soft reset. Please press hand hold POWER button until ALCATEL IDOL 3C shutdown by it self. After our phone totally off, then press again POWER button to turn it on.  We also can remove temporary files when our phone still work, please turn on LCD screen, then press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Reboot / Power off menu. This soft reset process will not remove any important files from our ALCATEL IDOL 3C, therefore we can do this steps anytime we want.



#Option 1, How to Hard Reset ALCATEL IDOL 3C with software menu:

  1. Turn on ALCATEL IDOL 3C
  2. Make sure ALCATEL IDOL 3C 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 IDOL 3C will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default


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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset ALCATEL IDOL 3C with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of ALCATEL IDOL 3C charge properly
  2. Turn off ALCATEL IDOL 3C
  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 IDOL 3C will doing the process of restoring to factory default.


How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at ALCATEL IDOL 3C (Reformat)?

Because of some application crash, the operating system of ALCATEL IDOL 3C can become damage or corrupt, we have to reinstall or reformat with factory default operating system. First we have to know that clean factory default Android operating system file source already saved safely inside ALCATEL IDOL 3C ROM or internal memory. Therefore we do not need to copy or connect with other device. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then factory default official operating system will be reinstall automatically.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for ALCATEL IDOL 3C forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?


We have to make sure all important data and photos or videos secure when ALCATEL IDOL 3C away from us or stolen or lost. We can activate security screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems happen when we forgot the answer, what should we do? Do not worry, because we can unlock or bypass forgotten security protections at ALCATEL IDOL 3C using Google account. Please turn on ALCATEL IDOL 3C, when it ask answer, try to give several time wrong answer continuously until ALCATEL IDOL 3C locked or freezing 30 seconds, then we can find and press Forgot Password / Pattern button, type our Gmail username and password. If we can not unlock using Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key.


How to Improve Performance ALCATEL IDOL 3C to make run more faster?

Some review benchmark give standard value for ALCATEL IDOL 3C, it is not slow at all. But some users have slowly trouble with their ALCATEL IDOL 3C. The problems mostly because applications. The RAM of ALCATEL IDOL 3C is 2 GB. We have to know that some applications that we install from Google Play Store will keep run in the background to wait data update. All apps will use RAM, if many of them run together then our ALCATEL IDOL 3C will become slowly because insufficient RAM and processor resources. Please uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make our ALCATEL IDOL 3C faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format ALCATEL IDOL 3C ?

There is no secret hidden code for ALCATEL IDOL 3C to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.


How to Upgrade ALCATEL IDOL 3C to Android Marshmallow Official Update?

Then first time ALCATEL IDOL 3C introduce in the market, this phone use Android Lollipop. Can we upgrade to Marshmallow? The specifications of ALCATEL IDOL 3C are sufficient for run Android Marshmallow, but until we make this information, ALCATEL One Touch does not give any news when they will release official Android Marshmallow firmware for ALCATEL IDOL 3C


How to Make Battery of ALCATEL IDOL 3C Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

With 5.5. inches LCD screen, this phone will need more power battery capacity, therefore ALCATEL IDOL 3C use almost 3000 mAh or exactly 2910 mAh battery capacity. This is mostly enough to run this phone for one day without recharge, but we can do some adjustment if need to make battery ALCATEL IDOL 3C life longer. First by adjust the LCD screen brightness as low as possible.