How to Easily Master Format GOOGLE PIXEL 4A with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix GOOGLE PIXEL 4A problems. This is mid end Android smartphone from Google with model code G025J. It use Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 processor with dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 618 for fast graphic rendering when playing games. Like other Google phone, GOOGLE PIXEL 4A also does not have external memory MicroSD card slot for extend the storage. This phone does not have 5G data connection.

Why many people love to have GOOGLE PIXEL 4A? Because this is Google native smartphone, then we will get latest firmware major Android upgrade for several years later, and the best thing is the cheap price less then $400 for new Google smartphone but still with premium body design. Some users get issue with GOOGLE PIXEL 4A software and hardware, therefore we will try to give more solutions, reviews and information about how to solve troubles of GOOGLE PIXEL 4A (G025J) at community.

What are Advantages of GOOGLE PIXEL 4A Specifications and Features?

  • Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G LTE
  • LCD 5.81 inches
  • Processor Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)
  • GPU Adreno 618
  • Memory Internal 128 GB
  • RAM 8 GB
  • Main Camera 12.2 MP, f/1.7
  • Main Camera Features OIS, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED flash
  • Front Camera 8 MP f/2.0 for video conference or selfie photo
  • Operating System Android 10.0
  • Battery Li-Po 3140 mAh

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

This phone has big internal memory as big as 128 GB for keep any data. The internal storage will be use for operating system and some factory default apps. As we know this phone use native Google Android operating system, therefore we will not get any bloatware which usually consume some internal memory capacity. We can choose to install paid or free applications from Google Play Store.

There are some bad apps that contain viruses or malware inside Google Play Store, they usually act as fake security applications or games. We need to stay away from new or not famous apps, unless we read many user review as possible. Otherwise, GOOGLE PIXEL 4A will get troubles like become slowly or hang or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or not responding with our finger touch. 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 4A 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 4A. 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 4A ?

GOOGLE PIXEL 4A use Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 processor with 8 GB RAM for multitasking. But apps may crash or corrupt, then will make our GOOGLE PIXEL 4A 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 4A 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 4A 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 4A ?

Because this pone does not have external memory, then we can not use MicroSD to backup any data. But we can connect GOOGLE PIXEL 4A 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 4A 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 4A with software menu:

  1. Turn on GOOGLE PIXEL 4A
  2. Please make sure GOOGLE PIXEL 4A 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 4A will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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

  1. Make sure the battery of GOOGLE PIXEL 4A charge properly
  2. Turn off GOOGLE PIXEL 4A
  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 4A will doing the process of restoring to factory default.

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

This phone comes with single main camera at back side body. It use 12.2 megapixel with 1/2.55″ sensor and 1.4 µm size pixels. We are happy to have big aperture number at f/1.7 to make our photos become more bright when taking at low light situations. We will have many photos videos after use several months. Some photos videos maybe private, therefore we need to secure all confidential data inside GOOGLE PIXEL 4A when this phone away from us or stolen or lost.

Fingerprint is available at rear body. We can use front camera for face unlock recognizing. We also need to choose secondary protections for backup, such as screen lock pattern or password pin protections. Because GOOGLE PIXEL 4A fingerprint and face detection will not work after finish soft reset or reboot. 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 4A 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 4A.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format GOOGLE PIXEL 4A?

There is no secret hidden code for GOOGLE PIXEL 4A 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 4A ?

GOOGLE PIXEL 4A 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 4A 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 4AStronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

GOOGLE PIXEL 4A use 3140 mAh non removable battery. The battery has fast charging 18W technology. With less then 6 inches LCD screen, Google think that the capacity sufficient for one day standard activity. However, if we want to use GOOGLE PIXEL 4A battery work more longer, then please do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connection like GPS or NFC or Bluetooth or Wifi.

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