Tips and tricks to fix LG K20 (2019) problems. This is cheap Android Go smartphone from LG with 5.45 inches LCD size at 480 x 960 pixels resolutions. What is Android Go means? The operating system of Android Go already optimize for low end specifications smartphone like LG K20 (2019) (LM-X120EMW, LMX120EMW, LM-X120). Apps developers already prepare several Android Go applications at Google Play Store like Map Go or Assistant Go or Gmail Go or Youtube Go and some other apps. Find more review and information about how to solve LG K20 (2019) troubles at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What is Advantage of LG K20 (2019) Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE
LCD 5.45 inches
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8100
Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
Memory Internal 16 GB
RAM 1 GB
External memory Slot MicroSD
Main Camera 8 MP f/2.0 autofocus & LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP for video conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Pie version 9.0 (Android Go)
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LG K20 (2019) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

LG K20 (2019) (LM-X120EMW / LMX120EMW / LM-X120) entry level smartphone which have very limited specifications with 16 GB internal storage and 1 GB RAM. This phone use Mediatek processor MT6739 and powered with dedicated low end GPU PowerVR GE8100. Fortunately this phone use Android GO operating system, therefore we can install several important Go applications from Google Play Store.

Because the specifications are very limited, please do not install any other non-Go applications, moreover if they are not famous, because they may contain viruses or malware that can make our phone become slowly or hang or stuck or frozen or bricks or LCD touch screen not responsive. These bad apps will not get any Verified by Play Protect information at downloaded process. Please note, usually Editor choice is good options to try for safety reasons.

What do we have to do when we get this trouble? First we have to remove temporary files and caches inside this phone by doing soft reset. After our LG K20 (2019) can run again, then please try to download one good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST. It will scan all installed applications and give recommendation if there are some high-risk setting. 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 LG K20 (2019). 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 LG K20 (2019) ?

LG K20 (2019) only have 1 GB RAM, some users get issue with hang or LCD touch screen not responding with finger touch. We need to force remove temporary files and caches inside this phone. Please press and hold POWER button until LG K20 (2019) 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 LG K20 (2019) 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 LG K20 (2019) ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our LG K20 (2019) 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.

 

Please note: These options bellow may not work for some devices because of firmware update version or hardware troubles or some other possibilities.

#Option 1, Hard Reset LG K20 (2019) with software menu

  1. Turn on the LG K20 (2019)
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at LG K20 (2019) because all data and applications will be erase or delete
  4. Go to Menu :  Setting > Backup and Reset > Factory Data Reset
  5. Choose : Reset Device > Delete all
  6. The LG K20 (2019) will do the master reset process.

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset LG K20 (2019) Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

In some conditions, we can not do anything at LG K20 (2019) touch screen or frozen in some state. So we can not access reset menu like Option #1, do not worry, because we can do hard reset LG K20 (2019) with hardware key button:

  1. Turn off the LG K20 (2019)
  2. Make sure the battery LG K20 (2019) already full or more than 50%
  3. Press together and hold the Power Button + Volume Down Button
  4. If the Logo appear, then release the Power Button (do not release the Volume Down Button), then continue to press again the Power Button until Recovery mode / Factory reset menu appear, then we can release all button now.
  5. Choose wipe data/factory reset using Volume Button, and press Power Button to Enter or OK
  6. The LG K20 (2019) will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until the phone start like new again.

 

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for LG K20 (2019) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Although the internal memory is not too big, we still can keep many confidential data inside apps or memory. We need to secure all important data from unauthorized people when LG K20 (2019) away from us or lost or stolen.

This phone does not have fingerprint, but there are some factory default security protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. Please choose the one we like. The problems will be happen when we forgot security answer, what should we do?

Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at LG K20 (2019) use registered Google account. We have to force hard reset or master format using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above, after finish hard reset, this phone will ask for Verify your account with previous Google Account that has been used before performing hard reset. Please note that Google account is very important. This phone already use latest version of Android operating system, therefore LG K20 (2019) implement FRP (factory reset protection) to make our phone safe from hard reset when stolen or lost.

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LG K20 (2019)?

There is no secret hidden code for LG K20 (2019) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at LG K20 (2019) ?

There are two phone memory type at LG K20 (2019) , 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 LG K20 (2019) 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 LG K20 (2019) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

LG K20 (2019) have 3000 mAh battery capacity. The screen size of 5.45 inches usually not get very big power, but more brightness will use more power, therefore if we want to make LG K20 (2019) battery work more longer, then we have to make LCD brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. LG K20 (2019) does not have NFC data connections.

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