How to Easily Master Format HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix HUAWEI P20 LITE or HUAWEI NOVA 3E problems. This is Android Oreo smartphone with 5.84 inches LCD screen, using 19:9 aspect ratio width make this phone more easy to hold. This is mid end smartphone with almost complete features. Use HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor from Huawei manufacture and work together with EMUI 8.0 for user interface. At some country this phone also have other name as HUAWEI NOVA 3E. We can choose to have single or dual simcard slot for network provider. Find more review information and solutions to solve HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) troubles at community.

What is Advantage of HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G with Dual Simcard Slot
LCD 5.84 inches capacitive touch screen, aspect ratio 19:9
Processor Octa-core 2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830 MP2
Memory Internal 32 GB or 64 GB or 128 GB
Main Camera Dual 16 MP + 2 MP for Deep sensor, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 16 MP or 24 MP (selected version) for Video Conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Oreo version 8.0
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone comes with several option base by internal memory. With minimum 32 GB internal memory, we still have enough free storage although we will not get full 100% free from total internal memory, because this capacity also use for operating system and some factory default applications. There are many interesting applications that we can install from Google Play Store like Line Messenger, Telegram, Skype, Whatsapp, WeChat, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Viber, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). Please note that some apps inside Google Play Store also may contain viruses or malware that can make some troubles when we install at our phone such as become hang or stuck or bricks or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. These kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Store when we want to download, especially for new or not famous applications.

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 HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) 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 HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E). 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 HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) ?

When our phone does not get any trouble, then we do not need to do any soft reset or reboot. Some users never do hard reset for months of use. But some active users maybe have many installed apps that can crash or corrupt, this can make our phone become run not normal like hang or LCD touch screen not responsive 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 HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) 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 HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) 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 P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) 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 P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) with Software Menu :

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) 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 HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E)
  6. The HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) with Hardware Key Button :

  1. Please make sure the battery is not empty
  2. Turn off HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E)
  3. Press and Hold together:Power Button + Volume Up Buttonfor several seconds
  4. Follow the menu at LCD screen to continue the hard reset HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E), useVolume DownorVolume Upbutton to moving, and pressPower Buttonto Ok or Enter or Confirm

#Option 3, Hard Reset HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) with MicroSD card Firmware Update:

  1. Make sure the battery if fully charge
  2. Turn off the HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E)
  3. Remove the MicroSD and connect to computer or PC
  4. Download firmware from computer browser or
  5. Choose the HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) 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 HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E)
  8. Turn on Phone together with press and holdPower + Volume Up + Volume Downbutton 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 P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

We always suggest to give security protections for protect confidential data or private photos and videos which are taken from dual rear camera 16 MP + 2 MP and front selfie camera. We do not want any unauthorized people can access our important data, therefore we have to activate security protections. Fingerprint is available at HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) and ready to activate from beginning we start.

How to Activate Fingerprint Sensor at HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) ?

When the first time we turn on this phone from the box, it will ask for Google account, and also ask for activate fingerprint security protections, please tap our finger at HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) fingerprint sensor several time until this phone finish can recognize our fingerprint, then give other finger hand to make it work to unlock as well with several finger. For security reasons, it will also ask alternative security protections to unlock if we can not use our fingerprint. If this phone already work without fingerprint, we still can activate fingerprint from menu Setting > Security.

Actually using fingerprint is very secure and fast to unlock and protect our important data inside HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E), but some users maybe does not like to use fingerprint because hard to recognize or always use glove. We recommended to use alternative 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 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 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 HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) 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 P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) ?

There is no secret hidden code for HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) ?

There are two phone memory type at HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E), 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 HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) 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 P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

This phone use 3000 mAh battery. For 5.8″ smartphone already enough to make it work full one day without need to recharge. But if we use this phone too much for watching movie or playing games or reply many social media group chat that HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) battery will not enough. However, HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) battery is not removable, therefore we can not replace with bigger capacity of battery or replace with backup battery. We have to do some adjustment to make HUAWEI P20 LITE (NOVA 3E) battery work more stronger. First, make LCD screen brightness as low as possible to safe battery life. Second, please disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or NFC or Wifi if we are not use any of them. Just activate one by one if we want to use that connections. Some apps will ask to activate GPS for knowing our locations, then please use GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Location.

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