How to Easily Master Format GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (3A XL) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix GOOGLE PIXEL 3A and PIXEL 3A XL problems. These phones overall have similar specifications except for LCD screen size. The GOOGLE PIXEL 3A use 5.6 inches width while GOOGLE PIXEL 3A XL use 6.0 inches width. All type use same processor Qualcomm SDM670 Snapdragon 670 which have 10 nm processor technology and already use dedicated graphic processor unit (GPU) Adreno 615 for help playing games with less lag. This phone have single main camera with same 12.2 megapixel and single front camera with 8 megapixel. The first operating system which use at GOOGLE PIXEL 3A / 3A XL use Android Pie 9.0, but of course this phone will get first priority when Google release Android 10.0, we can upgrade the firmware without problems to Android Ten 10.0 using OTA (over the air) update. We suggest to use fast and stable data connections to upgrade GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (3A XL) to Android 10.0. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of GOOGLE PIXEL 3A or GOOGLE PIXEL 3A XL at community. The production code for GOOGLE PIXEL 3A is G020A / G020E / G020B while code for GOOGLE PIXEL 3A XL is G020C / G020G / G020F.

What is Advantage of GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G LTE
LCD 5.6 inches for Google Pixel 3A
LCD 6.0 inches for Google Pixel 3A XL
Processor Octa-core 2 x 2.0 GHz 360 Gold & 6 x 1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver
GPU Adreno 615
Memory Internal 64 GB
Main Camera 12.2 MP, f/1.8, OIS, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED flash
Front Camera Dual 8 MP f/1.8+8 MP f/2.2, for video conference or selfie photo
Operating System Android Pie version 9 can be upgrade to Android 10.0
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh for Google Pixel 3A
Battery Li-Ion 3700 mAh for Google Pixel 3A XL

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

As we know that this phone have smaller specifications if compare with PIXEL 3 (without A), especially for internal memory. GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (3A XL) only have maximum 64 GB internal memory storage. What we do not happy with this phone specifications is the missing external memory microsd slot for extend storage for keep more photos and videos. However, we can keep it to Google Photos or any other cloud storage. With 64 GB internal memory, we still can install many applications from Google Play Store like WeChat, Whatsapp, Facebook, Instagram, Line Messenger, Skype, Telegram, Snapchat, Viber and some other more.

Google Play Store is free for anyone to publish their apps. But some new or not famous applications may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles like become slowly or hang or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch if installed at our phone. Some of them may act as fake applications. Please read as many user review as possible before install new or not famous apps. These kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect icon.

What do we have to do? We need to try remove temporary files and caches inside this phone by doing reboot or soft reset or restart. If our GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) can boot again, then please download one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON, we suggest only download one we like. The antivirus will try to scan all installed applications and give recommendation setting to our phone. If the problems still happen, then next steps is doing hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset will remove or erase all important data, therefore we have to backup all data first before doing master format. Doing hard reset will remove all Google account from GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL). 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 GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) ?

We can install many apps from Google Play Store, but some of them may crash or corrupt that make this phone run not normal like hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. We have to remove temporary files and caches by doing soft reset or reboot. Please press and hold POWER button until GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) shutdown or turn off by itself. After it 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 GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) 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 GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) ?

Because this pone does not have external memory, then we can not use MicroSD to backup any data. But we can connect GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (3A XL) to computer with USB data cable. After our computer can recognize this phone, then please use computer file manager apps to backup all important data to computer hard drive.

If our GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) 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, How to Hard Reset GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) with software menu:

  1. Turn on GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL)
  2. Please make sure GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) battery already charge properly or have minimum 50% battery capacity
  3. Go to menu:Setting > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. ChooseErase Everything
  5. GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) charge properly
  2. Turn off GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL)
  3. Press and hold together :Power Button + Volume Downuntil Logo appear at LCD screen
  4. If we see the menu at LCD screen, chooseWipe Data/Factory ResetwithVolume Buttonto select and usePower Buttonto ok or enter.
  5. The GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) will doing the process of restoring to factory default.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

After use several month, we will have many good pictures and videos. We have to secure all private data from unauthorized people, especially when GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (3A XL) away from us or stolen or lost. Please activate fingerprint which located at back side of body. We can use face unlock as well to replace fingerprint. After register our first protections, we have to activate secondary protections, please choose screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or fingerprint sensor can not open with our finger-hand. 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. But we have to do hard reset or master format using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. Because GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) already use update new Android version, then it work with FRP (Factory Reset Protections). This is use for secure our phone after finish hard reset. We have to Verify your account with previous Google Account for make sure this phone is belong to us. Therefore we have to keep secure and always remember our Google account when using GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL).

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL)?

There is no secret hidden code for GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) ?

GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) does not have external memory (microSD) simcard slot. If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL) 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.

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 Make Battery of GOOGLE PIXEL 3A (PIXEL 3A XL)Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Bigger LCD screen use bigger battery. The GOOGLE PIXEL 3A XL use 3700 mAh battery capacity while the smaller screen GOOGLE PIXEL 3A use 3000 mAh. All type can work full one day without need to recharge. But for some heavy users, these battery will not enough for watch movie or playing games several hours continuously. We have to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connections like GPS or NFC or Bluetooth or Wifi.

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