How to Easily Master Format MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and solutions for MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) problems. This phone is low price Microsoft smartphone which already use Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 as factory default operating system. There are two product of MICROSOFT LUMIA 532, one is single GSM card and the other one is DUAL GSM-GSM card, both of this product only work maximum 3G HSDPA, This phone still can not work with 4G, maybe because Microsoft make low price segmented for this phone.

What is Advantage of MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) Specifications:

LCD 4 inches touchscreen
Internal memory 8 GB
External memory 128 GB
Main Camera 5 megapixel 2592 x 1936 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Front camera for Video conference
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Adreno 302
Operating system Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
Battery Li-Po 1560 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

When the first time release as factory default there are some standard applications which already installed at MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL), but the applications very limited, especially only work for messenger, email, browser, imaging, and some other more. We still can add more interesting free applications like Facebook, Path, BBM, Whatsapp, Line Messenger, WeChat, Skype and many more from Windows Phone Store. But in some situations, the applications can be crash and make our MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) become trouble like hang or stuck or bricks or broken or frozen or LCD touch screen not responding. Sometime our MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) also get trouble with boot logo loop. If this problem happen, then we have to force soft reset or force shutdown or reboot to restart all running applications and clean temporary files or caches. If this problem still happen, then we have to hard reset or master format MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL). Please do not forget to backup all important data, because all of them will be wipe or removed from this phone.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) ?

When our MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) start to get trouble or can not boot properly or LCD touch screen not responsive in the middle of running applications, then we should force shutdown or force soft reset or reboot to clean cache and temporary files. We recommended easy and fast steps to force shutdown or force soft reset MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) by open the back cover case of this phone and remove battery about 5 seconds. After that we can put again MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) battery at the right position and turn on this phone by press and hold POWER button until phone start again. We can do this shutdown process when our phone still not get trouble for clean up the temporary files or cache or to refresh the running applications. Please Press and hold POWER BUTTON for several second until the phone shutdown by itself, if you see ‘slide down to power of‘, do slide the icon at this phone then MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) will turn off. We need to press Power button again to turn on MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) again.

How to Master Reset MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) to Factory Default ?

After doing soft reset, maybe our smartphone still have problem or act not normal. Some problem can make the operating system damage and need to be fix by doing hard reset or master format. Please follow this several option step bellow:

#Option 1, How to Hard Reset MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) with Setting Menu:

Please remember to backup your important data before doing the hard reset to factory default, because all data and installed applications will be erased.

  1. Turn on the MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL)
  2. Make sure the battery is fully charge or not empty
  3. Go to menu:Setting > About > Reset Your Phone
  4. The process of formatting MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) will do by it self

#Option 2, How to Hard Reset MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) with Hardware Button Key:

Now we have other option to hard reset or format MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 with hardware key button especially when the phone stuck or can not access to menu :


  1. Please remember, we have to do two BIG STEP, do it step by step
  2. Turn off the MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL)
  3. BIG STEP ONE (a). Press and Hold thePower Button, do not release until the phone vibrate (if you feel the vibrate in MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) then release thePower Button)
  4. BIG STEP ONE (b). Press and Hold theVolume Down Button, do not release until the LCD show the exclamation mark (if you see the exclamation mark in LCD, then release theVolume Down Button)

B. BIG STEP TWO(this can be done after all BIG STEP ONE finish)

  1. To continue reset, you have to do the last step bellow
  2. PressVolume Up Button Keyand release
  3. PressVolume Down Button Keyand release
  4. PressPower Button Keyand release
  5. PressVolume Down Button Keyand release
  6. The MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) will do the hard reset format, wait about three until five minutes. While waiting you will see the gear appear until it finish.

Please remember, you have to follow the step From BIG STEP A until BIG STEP B by sequence.

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Factory Default Windows Phone 8.1 operating system / firmware at MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) ? (Reformat)

Some users maybe get strange trouble with their MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL), mostly this problems comes from broken operating system and we need to reinstall or reformat or restore clean factory default Microsoft Windows Phone operating system. But we have to know that by default this phone already have Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 file source inside MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) ROM, if we think that our MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) operating system already damage then we can reformat or reinstall without need to connect with other device or no need to copy from other locations. How to to reformat or reinstall MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) OS? Please follow the steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall by itself.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) forgot password code or security lock screen or pin (lost password)?

After using this phone for several period, it is very possible that we will have and need to keep confidential data inside our MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL), therefore all users should give more security protections that we can choose from software menu. But when we forget security protection of MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL), then we can not bypass easily. We should reformat or hard reset MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) to bypass or unlock forgotten security protection or password pin, and unfortunately all data will be remove or wipe as well.

How to Improve Performance MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) to make run more faster?

Every users who use Microsoft Windows Phone operating system will be agree that the memory management of this operating system are very good to work for multitasking. MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) have 1 GB RAM and this is enough to run many multitasking applications without problems. But sometime bad applications can consume more RAM and processor resource, this will make our MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) become slowly and sometime not responsive. If this problem happen, please try to uninstall some latest installed applications. If we want to make our MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) performance run faster again like new, then we can consider to do hard reset or reformat our phone.

What is the Secret Code Key for Hard Reset MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) ?

There is no secret code for doing hard reset or master format MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL). Just follow the step above to hard reset is the easy way to do.

15 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format MICROSOFT LUMIA 532 (DUAL) with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. one month over touch is not working buttons also not working . eveni used very less because of newmobile.. but cant abl to reset .. waste cheating microsoft

    • Hi, you can try to use your warranty card if your Microsoft Lumia 532 get hardware trouble. However, first you can try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key with steps at #Options 2 above. If after reformat your phone still get the same problems, then you have to bring your Phone to Microsoft / Nokia authorize service center.

  2. I got my whatsapp un-installed. Now, when I am trying to re-install it, i am getting the outlook password page where I am asked to feed password. Once I feed the password, its getting redirected to another page, where there is an option to get the security code. For that we have to choose either by text or by call. I tried both option, but nothing works. Dont know, how to get my whatsapp reinstalled. Any help….??

    • Hi, maybe you mean Microsoft Password. If you still not login to Microsoft account, then you can not install any applications including Whatsapp at your Microsoft Lumia 532. If you forgot Microsoft account password, then you can try to login with any other computer using Internet browser at and try to restore forgotten password from “Forgot my password” menu.

  3. My Lumia 532 DS is a problem with region change then restart required…..then restart phone no problem …. like region change India to China no problem on restart….but when back China to India….thats restart problem…..when start with logo then full screen are white like broken screen but phone is steel running…….plz solution me

    • Hi, we are not sure about region change at your Microsoft Lumia 532. However, if the problems still happen then maybe you have to do hard reset or reformat to factory default first for your Lumia 532, then you can try to change the region again.

    • Hi, as far as we know the only solutions when you forgot Microsoft Lumia 532 security pin then you have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key. But it will need all your Volume Button and Power button can work. Please fix that button at Nokia / Microsoft authorize service center.

    • Hi, at this situations, we suggest to try doing hard reset either using menu Setting if you still can go there using steps at #Option 1 above or using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 above. It will reformat your Nokia Lumia 532 operating system to factory default.

  4. My phone touch is not working. I dono hw to format my phone so that i colud safely give my phone to service centre pleas help me to format my phone.

    • Hi, please try to go to menu Setting > About > Reset Your Phone. It will reformat your Microsoft Lumia 532 operating system to factory default. But you have to know that all important data also will be wipe or remove from your phone.

  5. Dear i can’t reset my lumia 532 because when show the exclamation mark i press volume up button then phone also rebooot..
    No any options for reset..
    Dear sir please suggest me.

    • Hi, the process to do hard reset using hardware button combination key is work like steps at #option 2 above. Unless there are some other troubles happen. Please try to do that steps again one more time or consult with Nokia authorized service center is recommended.


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