Tips and tricks to fix LG W10 ALPHA problems. The product model of this phone is LMX210 or LMX210LMW. We try to give some review of the LG W10 ALPHA processor. It is cheap entry level smartphone which use Unisoc SC9863A processor. Maybe some of us never know about Unisoc processor, this is successor of Spreadtrum processor. Unisoc SC9863A is design for entry level smartphone using Octa Core processor ARM Cortex A55 which device into two clusters. The lowest work with 1.2 Ghz and the other work with 1.6 Ghz. This processor does not have 5G but already work with 4G LTE data broadband.
When the first time release in the market, this phone installed with Android Pie 9.0. How can we get Android 10.0 upgrade for LG W10 ALPHA? We still not get official information about major firmware update for LG W10 ALPHA, but using Android Pie 9.0 already give good experience. Some users want to know how to solve issue at LG W10 ALPHA software or hardware. We will try to give more solutions, review and information about LG W10 ALPHA at www.hard-reset.org community.
What is Advantage of LG W10 ALPHA Specifications?
- Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE
- LCD 5.71 inches
- Processor Octa-core 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A55
- GPU IMG8322
- Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
- Memory Internal 32 GB
- RAM 3 GB
- External memory Slot MicroSD
- Main Camera 8 MP f/2.4
- Main Camera Features autofocus & LED flash
- Front Camera 8 MP for video conference and selfie photography
- Operating System Android Pie version 9.0
- Battery Li-Po 3450 mAh
How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LG W10 ALPHA hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?
The internal memory is important to keep all installed apps from Google Play Store. LG W10 ALPHA (LMX210 / LMX210LMW) have 32 GB internal storage with 3 GB RAM. This internal memory is not too big. Therefore we need to choose very selective for install important applications like Facebook or Whatsapp or WeChat or Kakaotalk something else. We can add external memory for keep our photos and videos.
Please do not install new or not famous applications because some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles at our LG W10 ALPHA such as become slowly or hang or stuck or frozen or bricks or LCD touch screen not responsive. If we need that kind of apps, then please read many user review as possible. 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 W10 ALPHA 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 W10 ALPHA. 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 W10 ALPHA ?
With 3 GB RAM, multitasking can work without troubles. But some installed apps can crash or corrupt that make our phone become 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 W10 ALPHA 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 W10 ALPHA 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 W10 ALPHA ?
We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our LG W10 ALPHA 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 W10 ALPHA with software menu
- Turn on the LG W10 ALPHA
- Make sure the battery is not empty
- Backup important data at LG W10 ALPHA because all data and applications will be erase or delete
- Go to Menu : Setting > Backup and Reset > Factory Data Reset
- Choose :Reset Device > Delete all
- The LG W10 ALPHA will do the master reset process.
#Option 2, Hard Reset LG W10 ALPHA Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key
In some conditions, we can not do anything at LG W10 ALPHA 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 W10 ALPHA with hardware key button:
- Turn off the LG W10 ALPHA
- Make sure the battery LG W10 ALPHA already full or more than 50%
- Press together and hold thePower Button + Volume Down Button
- If the Logo appear, then release thePower Button(do not release theVolume Down Button), then continue to press again thePower ButtonuntilRecovery mode / Factory resetmenu appear, then we can release all button now.
- Choose wipe data/factory resetusingVolume Button, and pressPower Buttonto Enter or OK
- The LG W10 ALPHA 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 W10 ALPHA forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?
After use LG W10 ALPHA (LMX210 / LMX210LMW) several months, then we will have many important apps and data. We also will have many private photos and videos. Please secure all data from unauthorized people when LG W10 ALPHA away from us or stolen or lost.
Fingerprint is not available at this phone, because LG try to give good cheap price smartphone. However, we still can use factory default security protections like screen lock pattern or password pin options. 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 W10 ALPHA 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 W10 ALPHA 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 W10 ALPHA?
There is no secret hidden code for LG W10 ALPHA to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.
How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at LG W10 ALPHA ?
There are two phone memory type at LG W10 ALPHA , 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 W10 ALPHA 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 W10 ALPHA Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?
LG W10 ALPHA (LMX210 / LMX210LMW) use sufficient battery at 3450 mAh capacity for one day standard work. The battery is non removable and does not have fast charging technology. Some users maybe get battery drain when they use it very active or watch movie or playing games several hours continuously. To make LG W10 ALPHA battery work more longer, then please do some adjustment like set LCD brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. NFC is not available on LG W10 ALPHA.