How to Easily Master Format MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix MOTOROLA MOTO G4 or MOTO G4 PLUS troubles. Motorola continue release MOTO G family with several models at the same time. At this page we will focus at MOTOROLA MOTO G4 and MOTOROLA MOTO G4 PLUS. Using Plus mean some specifications have improvement with better features like camera and fingerprint sensor. These phones have the same 5.5 inches LCD screen width using Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for screen protector. Both MOTOROLA MOTO G4 and MOTOR G4 PLUS has use Android Marshmallow for the factory default operating system using version 6.0.1.

What is the Differences Between MOTOROLA MOTO G4 vs MOTOROLA MOTO G4 PLUS

All specifications almost sames. Some differences are:

Main camera at MOTOROLA MOTO G4 use 13 megapixel while MOTOROLA MOTO G4 PLUS use 16 megapixel resolutions, but both camera can record the same video resolutions at 1080p (full HD).

MOTOROLA MOTO G4 does not have Fingerprint sensor. If we want to have fingerprint sensor then we have to choose MOTOROLA MOTO G4 PLUS. The locations of fingerprint sensor is located at home button at front like Samsung models.

Internal memory and RAM also increase at MOTOROLA MOTO G4 PLUS, because it have options to choose from 16 GB or 32 GB or 64 GB internal memory with minimum 2 GB RAM until 4 GB RAM options base by internal memory size.

What is Advantage of MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) Specifications:

LCD 5.5 inches
Internal memory 8 GB with 1 GB RAM (MOTO G4)
Internal memory 16 GB with 2 GB RAM (MOTO G4 / MOTO G4 PLUS)
Internal memory 32 GB with 3 GB RAM (MOTO G4 PLUS)
Internal memory 64 GB with 4 GB RAM (MOTO G4 PLUS)
Main Camera 13 MP (MOTO G4) or 16 MP (MOTO G4 PLUS), f/2.0, laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Front Camera 5 MP for video conference and selfie photography
Processor 64 bit Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Marshmallow version 6.0.1
Fast battery charging Battery
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

One important features that we will get when buy Motorola smartphone is about operating system. This is also happen at MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) which already use Android Marshmallow version 6.0.1 when the first time this phone release in the market. We will also have several factory default applications to improve productivity using this phone. With minimum 8 GB ROM, we still can install several applications like Facebook or Instagram or Whatsapp, but if we have 16 GB or more then we can install more applications like Twitter, WeChat, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM), Skype, Viber, SnapChat and many more. We always suggest to read carefully user review before download new or not famous applications, because some of them may content viruses or malware that make our MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) become hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or bootloop logo or LCD touch screen not responding. If this problems happen, then we have to force shutdown or force reboot or force soft reset.

After our MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) can boot again normally, then please try to install one good antivirus from Google Play Store for scan all content or installed applications, that antivirus applications will also give good advice for menu setting. If that problems still not fix at our MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS), then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset will remove or wipe all important data, therefore we have to backup first before doing master format.

How to backup data or Contact at MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) ?

When everything work fine, usually we forgot to backup important data or photo, but when trouble happen then we will loose all important data, therefore we need to backup some or all data before trouble happen. We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) 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.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) ?

We need to force shutdown or force reboot when MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) start hang or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. At this time we need to reboot for clean temporary files and caches and also restart all running applications. Because the battery of MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) is not removable, therefore we can not release the battery when this phone hang. For force shutdown when it hang, we have to press and hold POWER button until MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) shutdown or turn off by itself, after that we have to press POWER button again to turn it on. When our MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) still work normally, we also can restart all running applications or remove temporary files by press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Reboot / Power off menu.

#Option 1, Hard Reset MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) with menu setting:

This is the option that we can do if MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) still can access the menu setting, then try to hard reset MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) with this step:

  1. Turn on the MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS)
  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 MOTO G4 (PLUS)
  4. Go toMenu Setting > Backup & reset > Factory Data Reset
  5. ChooseReset Phone, continue withErase Everything
  6. The MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) will do the master reset until it finish

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#Option 2, Hard Reset MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) with hardware button key:

In some situations, the LCD of MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) is not responding, or frozen or stuck or blank so nothing happen when we navigate or touch the MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) screen, in this situations, please try to hard reset with hardware key by this steps:

  1. Make sure you have fully charge the MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) 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 MOTO G4 (PLUS)
  4. First PressVolume Downbutton about 2 until 3 seconds
  5. Continue with press and releasePower Button
  6. If the combination between step 4 and 5 is success then we will seeBootOption in the LCD screen
  7. Navigate menu withVolume Downbutton to go toRecovery, to choose or enter pressVolume Up
  8. In the step at no.7 success, we will see Motorola Logo with exclamation mark
  9. Press hand holdVolume Upbutton for about 15 seconds (do not releaseVolume Upbutton after 15 seconds) continue directly with pressPower 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 useVolume UpandVolume Downto navigation, and pressPower Buttonto Enter or OK
  12. After finish formatting or hard reset, the MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) will restart from beginning again

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) (Reformat) ?

The first installed operating system at MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) is Android Marshmallow. After using several period, we will have many applications to make help our daily work and activity. But in some conditions, there are some applications can become crash and make operating system damage or corrupt, then MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) become run not normal anymore. At this time we have to reformat or reinstall with factory default operating system. As we know we need operating system source to reinstall, but do not worry because clean factory default Android operating system file source already saved safely inside MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) ROM or internal memory, therefore we do not need to copy or connect with other device. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Fingerprint sensor for security protections only available at MOTOROLA MOTO G4 PLUS, but all MOTOROLA MOTO G4 family can use factory default screen lock protections like pattern lock or password pin protections without do any additional installations. Giving security protections is very important because we need to keep our important data like photo result or video saved when MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) away from us or stolen or lost. The problems happen when we forgot security protections answer. What should we do?

Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) use registered Google account. All new Motorola smartphone already use latest Android version with FRP (Factory Reset Protection) for give more security protections when our phone lost and can not reset without password. If we need to force hard reset using hardware button combination key, then previous same Google account username and password will be ask after finish reformat to make sure this phone belong to us. Therefore we have to always remember carefully our Google / Gmail username and password.

How to Improve Performance MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) to make run more faster?

We can use MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) to run almost all applications because it use good Qualcomm processor MSM8952 Snapdragon 617, it have maximum Quad Core 1.5 Ghz to run big and complex applications without trouble. We also can play 3D HD Games with MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) without lag because it use dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 405. But some users maybe get slowly trouble with MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS), mostly that problems happen because applications trouble, especially with low RAM will become more easy to freezing.

We have to know that some applications from Google Play Store will keep run in the background to wait data update like social media, chatting, email, and games. All apps will need same amount of RAM, therefore if many of them run together in the background or foreground, then MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) RAM and processor resources will become insufficient and run more slowly, because it need to find old applications to force close, and it will make some lag. That is why we have to uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make our MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) performance run faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) ?

There is no secret hidden code for MOTOROLA MOTO G4 (PLUS) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

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