Tips and tricks to fix GOOGLE PIXEL 4 or GOOGLE PIXEL 4 XL problems. Basically both phone have same specifications except LCD screen and battery capacity. The screen of GOOGLE PIXEL 4 use 5.7 inches width at Full HD+ 1080 x 2280 pixels while GOOGLE PIXEL 4 XL use 6.3 inches width at 4K 1440 x 3040 pixels resolutions. As flagship Google smartphone, we can bring this phone swim with the water maximum 1.5 meter deep and not more then 30 minutes in the water. GOOGLE PIXEL 4 (XL) will get priority to get latest Android version. When the first time release in the market, Android 10 operating system has been introduced by Google using GOOGLE PIXEL 4 / PIXEL 4 XL. To make run faster, GOOGLE PIXEL 4 (XL) use Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 processor which have 7 nm processor technology and able to work with multiple camera with great AI functions. Having GOOGLE PIXEL 4 (XL) also fast for playing all games because it have dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 640. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of GOOGLE PIXEL 4 / PIXLE 4 XL at www.hard-reset.org community. There are several models for GOOGLE PIXEL 4 G020M, G020I, GA01188-US, GA01187-US, GA01189-US, GA01191-US, GA01189-US and GOOGLE PIXEL 4 XL G020P, G020, GA01181-US, GA01182-US, GA01180-US.

 

What is Advantage of GOOGLE PIXEL 4 (PIXEL 4 XL) Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G LTE
LCD 5.7 inches for Google Pixel 4
LCD 6.3 inches for Google Pixel 4 XL
Processor Octa-core 1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485
GPU Adreno 640
Memory Internal 64 GB & 128 GB
RAM 6 GB
Main Camera Dual 12.2 MP, f/1.7 + 16 MP, f/2.4 OIS, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED flash
Front Camera Dual 8 MP f/2.0 + TOF 3D, for video conference or selfie photo
Operating System Android 10.0
Battery Li-Po 2800 mAh for Google Pixel 4
Battery Li-Po 3700 mAh for Google Pixel 4 XL

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery GOOGLE PIXEL 4 (PIXEL 4 XL) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

GOOGLE PIXEL 4 / PIXEL 4 XL use native Google Android operating system, therefore we will not get any bloatware inside the OS, it also give advantage for more free internal storage. There are two options of internal memory that we can choose, and like the other Google Pixel family, GOOGLE PIXEL 4 (XL) also do not have external memory MicroSD slot. We still can install many applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Instragram, WeChat, Whatsapp, Line Messenger, Skype, Telegram, Snapchat, Viber and some other more.

The problems comes from bad apps from bad developers, they create fake apps that may contain viruses or malware which can make troubles at our GOOGLE PIXEL 4 / PIXEL 4 XL 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. We recommended to 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 4 (PIXEL 4 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 4 (PIXEL 4 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 4 (PIXEL 4 XL) ?

This phone have great performance and enough RAM for multitasking apps. But sometime they may crash or corrupt, then will make our GOOGLE PIXEL 4 / PIXEL 4 XL 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 4 (PIXEL 4 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 4 (PIXEL 4 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 4 (PIXEL 4 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 4 (PIXEL 4 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 4 (PIXEL 4 XL) with software menu:

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

 

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset GOOGLE PIXEL 4 (PIXEL 4 XL) with Hardware key button:

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

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for GOOGLE PIXEL 4 (PIXEL 4 XL) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

 

GOOGLE PIXEL 4 / PIXEL 4 XL have good camera which get great review from several Internet resources. The main camera have 12.2 megapixel with f/1.7 + 16 megapixel f/2.4 for telephoto. This camera have smart AI for learn about what we shoot. Front camera use dual camera with 8 megapixel + TOF 3D, it is also work nice for Face ID recognizing. Some of our photos and videos maybe private, we have to secure all important data from unauthorized people. Please activate fingerprint or Face ID unlock recognizing. We also have to choose secondary protection for backup, like 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 4 (PIXEL 4 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 4 (PIXEL 4 XL).

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format GOOGLE PIXEL 4 (PIXEL 4 XL) ?

There is no secret hidden code for GOOGLE PIXEL 4 (PIXEL 4 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 4 (PIXEL 4 XL) ?

GOOGLE PIXEL 4 (PIXEL 4 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 4 (PIXEL 4 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 4 (PIXEL 4 XL) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

GOOGLE PIXEL 4 use 2800 mAh battery for smaller screen 5.7 inches and GOOGLE PIXEL 4 XL use 3700 mAh battery for bigger screen 6.3 inches. Both type use same Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 which known have good battery performance. But some heavy users who use this phone several hours continuously for playing games or watch movie will get battery drain problems. We suggest to do some adjustment to make GOOGLE PIXEL 4 / PIXEL 4 XL battery work more longer. Please disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi or NFC. We also recommended to setup the LCD screen as low as possible if we want to use it for long time.