Tips and tricks to fix HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A problems. This is Android smartphone with dual simcard network and use Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 processor with dedicated GPU graphic processor unit PowerVR GE8320. There are two options of internal memory to choose, the cheaper prices use 32 GB and more expensive version use 64 GB internal storage, all version use same 3 GB RAM for multitasking. The first operating system already installed with Android Pie 9.0 with Huawei user interface known as EMUI 9. The screen size is 6.09 inches with HD resolutions 720 x 1560 pixels. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of HONOR PLAY 8A (AT-L09 / JAT-L29 / JAT-AL00 / JAT-TL0) at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What is Advantage of HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G with Dual Simcard Slot
LCD 6.09 inches capacitive touch screen, aspect ratio 19.5:9
Processor Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU PowerVR GE8320
Memory Internal 32 GB or 64 GB
RAM 3 GB
External Memory MicroSD maximum 1 TB
Main Camera Dual 13 MP f/1.8 phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP with LED flash for Video Conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Pie version 9.0
Battery Li-Ion 3020 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone have 32 Gb or 64 GB storage version. The bigger storage will have more expensive price. All version will have same 3 GB RAM for multitasking, but limited apps can run in the background. The internal storage is use for keep all factory default applications and additional installed applications data from Google Play Store like Facebook, WeChat, Whatsapp, Instagram, Skype, Viber, Telegram and some other more. There are some bad apps also available at Google Play Store, especially new or not famous applications. They may have viruses or malware that can make trouble sto our HONOR PLAY 8A such as hang or stuck or bricks or LCD touch screen not responsive. Please read as many user review as possible before download that kind of apps. These kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Store when we want to download.

What do we have to do? First we have to try do soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files or caches that can make some trouble at this phone. If our HONOR PLAY 8A can boot again, then please directly download one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON, please choose only 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 HONOR PLAY 8A. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

 

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How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A ?

One of Mediatek Helio P35 smartphone family, this phone can work without troubles for many applications. But some applications may crash or corrupt that makes our HONOR PLAY 8A become work not normal like hang or LCD touch screen not responding with our finger touch. We can try to remove temporary files and caches from memory, by doing soft reset or reboot. Please press and hold POWER button until HONOR PLAY 8A shutdown or turn off by itself. If it is not work, then try to press and hold POWER + VOLUME DOWN together until shutdown. 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 HONOR PLAY 8A 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 HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our HONOR PLAY 8A 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 HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A with Software Menu :

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on HONOR PLAY 8A smartphone
  3. Don’t forget to backup all important data
  4. Go to menu: Setting > Backup & reset > Factory Data Reset > Reset Phone 
  5. Choose Erase everything to continue and confirm you ready to do the format HONOR PLAY 8A
  6. The HONOR PLAY 8A will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A with Hardware Key Button :

  1. Please make sure the battery is not empty
  2. Turn off HONOR PLAY 8A
  3. Press and Hold together: Power Button + Volume Up Button for several seconds
  4. Follow the menu at LCD screen to continue the hard reset HONOR PLAY 8A, use Volume Down or Volume Up button to moving, and press Power Button to Ok or Enter or Confirm

 

#Option 3, Hard Reset HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A with MicroSD card Firmware Update:

  1. Make sure the battery if fully charge
  2. Turn off the HONOR PLAY 8A
  3. Remove the MicroSD and connect to computer or PC
  4. Download firmware from computer browser http://www.huaweidevice.com or http://consumer.huawei.com/
  5. Choose the HONOR PLAY 8A support and download the same version of firmware or update firmware
  6. Extract the downloaded folder, and copy all folder (include folder) into main root location of MicroSD
  7. Insert again the MicroSD to HONOR PLAY 8A
  8. Turn on Phone together with press and hold Power + Volume Up + Volume Down button until the Android logo appear
  9. Wait the process of update or reinstall the firmware will be less then 10 minutes.
  10. You can also update firmware using Updater applications at this phone.

 

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A  forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Many users does not aware about security protections. But we always suggest to activate security protections to make our private data and photos videos can not access by unauthorized people when HONOR PLAY 8A (AT-L09 / JAT-L29 / JAT-AL00 / JAT-TL0) away from us or lost or stolen. Fingerprint is not available at HONOR PLAY 8A, but do not worry, because there are some other factory default security protections without need to install anything. We can use 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 HONOR PLAY 8A 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 HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A  ?

There is no secret hidden code for HONOR PLAY 8A to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A  ?

There are two phone memory type at HONOR PLAY 8A, 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 HONOR PLAY 8A 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 Make Battery of HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A  Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

HONOR PLAY 8A already have enough battery at 3020 mAh. Many users can use this phone full one day without need to recharge, but some heavy users who playing games or watch movie several hours need more bigger battery. Unfortunately HONOR PLAY 8A battery is not removable, therefore we can not replace with bigger capacity. However, we can do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Please disable all not use connection like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi to save battery life.