Tips and tricks to fix MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) problems. Many users still remember about Motorola Defy smartphone that release the first time at 2010. It is strong smartphone with water proof and impact resistance. Now at year 2021, Motorola release new MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) with Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 processor and of course have strong body as well. It has IP68 rating, drop resistance and MIL-SPEC 810H compliant that certified this phone for outdoor usages.

MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) does not have 5G connection but we can use 4G LTE at dual simcard slot. The screen use 6.5 inches FHD resolution with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus scratch protection. Some users get issues with MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) software or hardware. We will try to give more solutions, reviews and information about how to solve MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) troubles at community.


What are Advantages of MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) Specifications and Features:

  • LCD 6.5 inches HD
  • Internal memory 64 GB
  • RAM 4 GB
  • Main Camera Triple 48 MP f/1.8 + 2 MP f/2.4 + 2 MP f/2.4
  • Main Camera Features phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 8 MP for selfie photography
  • Processor Octa-core 4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver
  • GPU Adreno 610
  • Operating system Android 10
  • Battery Li-Ion 5000 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The internal storage capacity is 64 GB with 4 GB RAM. We still can use MicroSDXC for extend our storage but share with secondary simcard slot. There are some games and applications that we can download from Google Play Store.

We have to be careful when download new or not famous applications, because some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles if installed on our MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) such as become slowly or hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or LCD touch screen not responding. Usually these bad applications will not get Verified by Play Protect notification. We suggest to read many user reviews if we must download that kind of apps and games.

What should we do if we get this troubles? We need to remove temporary files and caches by doing soft reset or reboot or restart. After finish soft reset, then please choose one good antivirus applications like NORTON or something like that. This application will scan our phone from some troubles, show bad setting (give recommended setting options), and of course suspected applications.

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 MOTOROLA DEFY (2021). 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 MOTOROLA DEFY (2021)?

Usually MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) users will use this phone for outdoor activity, therefore having 4 GB RAM is enough for important applications. However, some installed applications may crash or corrupt, then our phone will start work not normal or LCD touch screen can not work or not responsive with finger touch.


We suggest to clean up all temporary files and cache by doing soft reset or reboot. Please press and hold POWER button until MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) shutdown or turn off by itself.

Performing soft reset will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process when our phone get troubles. However, sometime our phone still work properly, but the speed become slowly. We suggest to clean temporary files and caches from running applications. 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 MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) ?

The secondary network simcard slot can be use for MicroSDXC. We can use MicroSD for backup all important file from internal memory using Android file manager. Please copy-paste photos and videos files as well for backup.

We also can connect MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) with USB data cable and connect it to computer. Then our computer can browse with file manager to choose files inside our phone.

If our MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) 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 MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) with menu setting:


This is the option that we can do if MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) still can access the menu setting, then try to hard reset with this step:

  1. Turn on the MOTOROLA DEFY (2021)
  2. Please make sure the battery is not empty or charge the until battery full
  3. Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from MOTOROLA DEFY (2021)
  4. Go to Menu Setting > Backup & reset > Factory Data Reset
  5. Choose Reset Phone, continue with Erase Everything
  6. The MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) will do the master reset until it finish


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#Option 2, Hard Reset MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) with hardware button key:

In some situations, the LCD of MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) is not responding, or frozen or stuck or blank so nothing happen when we navigate or touch the MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) screen, in this situations, please try to hard reset with hardware key by this steps:

  1. Make sure you have fully charge the MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) battery (more than 50% or 100% is recommended)
  2. Backup all important data as you can, because all data will be erased
  3. Power off the MOTOROLA DEFY (2021)
  4. First Press Volume Down button about 2 until 3 seconds
  5. Continue with press and release Power Button
  6. If the combination between step 4 and 5 is success then we will see Boot Option in the LCD screen
  7. Navigate menu with Volume Down button to go to Recovery, to choose or enter press Volume Up
  8. In the step at no.7 success, we will see Motorola Logo with exclamation mark
  9. Press hand hold Volume Up button for about 15 seconds (do not release Volume Up button after 15 seconds)  continue directly with press Power Button (in some phone, you can skip this steps and continue to next steps)
  10. We will see Menu at LCD screen
  11. Follow the menu option and use Volume Up and Volume Down to navigation, and press Power Button to Enter or OK
  12. After finish formatting or hard reset, the MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) will restart from beginning again


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

This phone will have many important data, applications and photos videos that taken from triple cameras 48 megapixel for wide + 2 megapixel for macro + 2 megapixel for DoF or Bokeh. Therefore we have to secure all private data from unauthorized people when MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) away from us or lost or stolen.

Fingerprint is ready to use for protect. Front camera 8 megapixel also can work as facial recognizing. Please choose secondary protections for backup like screen lock pattern or password or pin. Because after MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) reboot or restart, the fingerprint or face unlock can not work. We have to open or unlock using secondary protection. However, the problems will be happen when we forgot all security answer or can not open with fingerprint sensor, what should we do?

Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) use registered Google account. We have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. All new Motorola smartphone already use latest Android version with FRP (Factory Reset Protection) for give more security protections when our phone lost.

After finish reformat or hard reset, we have to Verify your account with previous Google Account to make sure this phone belong to us. Therefore we have to always remember carefully our Google / Gmail username and password.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) ?

There is no secret hidden code for MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.


How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) ?

When we need to remove all data or erase all from internal storage, please do it with hard reset or reformat like steps at #option 1 above. It will remove all data including Google account from MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) together will reinstall factory default applications. At some version, we need to choose checkbox mark to remove storage data when performing reset MOTOROLA DEFY (2021).


How to Make Battery of MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

The battery of MOTOROLA DEFY (2021) use 5000 mAh capacity. It has fast charging 20W technology. We can use this phone full one day with this big battery. However, if we use this phone too much several hours continuously, then the battery will not enough. Please do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connection like GPS or NFC or Bluetooth or Wifi.