How to Easily Master Format ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL problems. This is entry level Android smartphone from Asus which have 5.45 inches LCD screen width, 18:9 aspect ratio and with HD resolutions 720 x 1440 pixels. It is run with Octa Core processor Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430. This phone have factory default operating system Android Oreo 8.0 which ready to use when we open it from the box. Just register our Google account to make it able download many interesting applications from Google Play Store. Find more solutions to solve ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL troubles at community.

What is Advantage of ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, dual sim
LCD 5.45 inches, 18:9 aspect ratio
Internal memory 16 GB with 2 GB RAM
External memory microSD maximum 512 GB have dedicated external slot
Main Camera : 13 MP f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP for Video Conference or Selfie photography
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.0
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Althoug this phone is entry level starter smartphone, but it is already have 16 GB internal memory with ability to extend the storage using external microSD maximum 512 GB at its own slot. Please note, that we will not get full 16 GB free storage, because some capacity has been use for operating system and factory default applications. But do not worry about this capacity left, we still can install many applications from Google Play Store such as Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, WeChat, Line Messanger, Skype, Viber, Telegram and many more. This is not included at Android One project, but the specification still enough to run above apps.

Please be careful before download new or not famous apps, because some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make some troubles at our ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL like stuck or hang or bricks or LCD touch screen not responsive, then we have to remove temporary files and caches. After our phone can boot again, then please install antivirus from Google Play Store. This kind of apps usually will not get any Verified by Play Protect information. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL?

Force shutdown or force restart has similar with reboot. We need to do this steps when our ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL hang or LCD touch screen not responsive because of applications crash or corrupt. We have to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL shutdown or turn off by itself. Please try to press POWER Button and Volume Down if not work. After this phone totally off, then we can press again POWER button to turn it ON. This process will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL still can work properly, but we want to clear temporary files and caches from some applications, then please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, continue choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

How to backup data or Contact at ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL 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.

#Option 1, Hard Reset ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL with Software Menu :

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL smartphone
  3. Don’t forget 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 ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL
  6. The ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL with Hardware Key Button:

  1. Make sure the battery fully charge
  2. Do not forget to backup all important data
  3. Turn off the ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL
  4. Press and holdVolume Up button(do not release and continue to no.5)
  5. Press and holdPower button(no.4 still continue press and hold), so now we holdVolume Up Button + Power Buttontogether
  6. Wait until vibrate appear at ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL, then releasePower button(do not releaseVolume Upbutton)
  7. If we see Logo appear at LCD screen, then releaseVolume Up button(release all button now)
  8. Wait until FASTBOOT MODE appear
  9. At this text menu, useVolume Down Buttonto chooseRecovery Modeand continue with pressPower Buttonto confirm or OK
  10. Wait until the LCD of ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL will show the Android Logo with error text, continue press and holdPOWER button, after that continue press and release one timeVolume Up,then we will seeAndroid System Recovery Mode menu
  11. Follow the menu at LCD screen to continuewipe data/factory Resetfor hard reset ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL, useVolume UporVolume Downto navigate the Menu and pressPower Buttonto OK or Enter

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

This phone have 16 GB internal memory with 13 megapixel camera. For daily activity, we can get good enough pictures and videos. We have to secure all data from unauthorized people when ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL away from us or stolen or lost, because if this phone does not have any protections, then anyone can easily open files inside this phone. Because this phone release with cheap price, then some features also reduce like fingerprint is not available. However, we still can use other alternative factory default protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer. What should we do?

Do not worry about this trouble, because Android already give solutions when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account to unlock it. Please turn on this phone, when it ask for security answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL locked or freezing about 30 seconds. At this situations we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button, to give our Gmail username and password account that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL?

There is no secret hidden code for ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL (Reformat)?

When the first time activate this phone from the box, the Android Oreo version 8.0 operating system has been installed and ready to use. But after install several apps, sometime the operating system is damaged or corrupted. We have to reinstall or master format. Please note, clean and official Android operating system already saved safely inside ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL internal memory, therefore we do not need to copy or connect to other devices. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically at our ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL.

How to make ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL Run More Faster or Fix Slow Performance Problems ?

Please do not install too many applications, because they will consume more RAM and processor resources, especially the process use limited resources Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425. Try to uninstall not use applications.If we want to make our ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL run faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL?

There are two phone memory type at ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL, one is internal memory and the other one is external memory. If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL as well. Please use menu setting to do hard reset or reformat using #option 1 above, but make sure to give checkbox mark at Erase Internal SD card / Internal storage. Then it will reformat the factory default operating system and remove or erase any data inside internal memory.

To reformat or wipe or erase all data at external memory, we can use menu Setting > Storage > Erase Internal Storage / SD Card. Please always make sure all data has already backup before reformat or wipe everything, because it is hard to recover formatted / wiped data at internal or external storage.

How to Upgrade ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL Android Version ?

The first operating system release for ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL use Android Oreo 8.0. The firmware upgrade will use OTA (over the air), please wait until the official update firmware release for ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL.

How to Make Battery of ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

The battery of ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL use 3000 mAh capacity. It is can work for standard activity. But if we use this phone too much like watch movie or playing games continuously, then this phone battery is not enough. We can not replace ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL battery with bigger capacity, because the battery is not removable. Please do some adjustment to make the battery work longer. First make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Second, please disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi.

2 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format ASUS ZENFONE LITE (L1) ZA551KL with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. Hi!

    im a hard time trying to bypass asus zenfone lite l1, ive been using emergency call trick and talkback settings but the problem is this that everything is so different on this phone.

    is there any other ways that might help this stuff.

    appreciate your respond as your earliest.

    • Hi, if your phone locked then you can not bypass without performing hard reset using hardware button combinaton key like steps at #Option 2 above. But please not, after finish reformat, your Asus Zenfone Lite L1 will ask for FRP (factory reset protections) by ask previous Google account. Please make sure you know your previous Gmail username and password that has been installed before.


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