Tips and tricks to fix MOTOROLA MOTO G8 problems. This is Android smartphone with full screen 6.4 inches LCD screen HD resolution at 720 x 1560 pixels. This phone does not have notch for front camera, but it replace with small dot at top right for hold front camera. When the first introduce at the market,  this phone already use Android 10.0 as factory default operating system. Some users get some issue when using MOTOROLA MOTO G8 (XT2045) like touch screen trouble or phone can not work properly. We will give review and information about how to solve MOTOROLA MOTO G8 at community.


What is Advantage of MOTOROLA MOTO G8 Specifications and features:

LCD 6.4 inches HD
Internal memory 64 GB with 4 GB RAM
Main Camera Quad 16 MP f/1.7 + 8 MP f/2.2 + 8 MP f/2.2 + 2 MP f/2.2
Main Camera Features phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera Popup 16 MP for selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 4 x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver
GPU Adreno 610
Operating system Android 10
Battery Li-Ion 4000 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery MOTOROLA MOTO G8 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

We will get 64 GB internal memory with 4 GB RAM. But we have to know that we will not get full 64 GB free capacity, because some storage have been used by operating system and some factory default applications. We still have many free storage to install many apps from Google Play Store like Whatsapp, WeChat, Skype, Facebook, Telegram and some other more.

We need to know that some new or not famous applications inside Google Play Store may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles at our MOTOROLA MOTO G8 (XT2045) like become slowly or hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or LCD touch screen not responding. Therefore we need to read as many user review as possible if we must install that kind of apps. Usually these bad applications will not get Verified by Play Protect notification.

Do not worry when we get this troubles, because we still can try to force soft reset or reboot for remove temporary files and caches from MOTOROLA MOTO G8. When our phone can start or boot again, then we suggest to install one good Antivirus application like AVAST which is free to install from Google Play Store, it will scan all installed apps and give recommendation 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 MOTOROLA MOTO G8. 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 MOTO G8 ?

We can use this phone without troubles as far as everything work properly. But some installed apps may crash or corrupt that make troubles at our MOTOROLA MOTO G8 like hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with any finger touch. We have to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until MOTOROLA MOTO G8 shutdown or turn off by itself. 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 MOTOROLA MOTO G8 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 MOTOROLA MOTO G8 ?

MOTOROLA MOTO G8 (XT2027) have external memory slot MicroSD, we can backup all important data inside external storage using file manager inside this phone. We also can connect MOTOROLA MOTO G8 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 MOTO G8 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.


#Option 1, Hard Reset MOTOROLA MOTO G8 with menu setting:

This is the option that we can do if MOTOROLA MOTO G8 still can access the menu setting, then try to hard reset with this step:

  1. Turn on the MOTOROLA MOTO G8
  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 G8
  4. Go to Menu Setting > Backup & reset > Factory Data Reset
  5. Choose Reset Phone, continue with Erase Everything
  6. The MOTOROLA MOTO G8 will do the master reset until it finish


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#Option 2, Hard Reset MOTOROLA MOTO G8 with hardware button key:

In some situations, the LCD of MOTOROLA MOTO G8 is not responding, or frozen or stuck or blank so nothing happen when we navigate or touch the MOTOROLA MOTO G8 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 G8 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 G8
  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 MOTO G8 will restart from beginning again


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for MOTOROLA MOTO G8 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

MOTOROLA MOTO G8 (XT2045) have triple camera with 16 mp for wide + 8 mp for ultrawide + 2 mp for macro. All camera can be use for any daily activity. After use several months, we will have many private pictures or photos. We need to secure all important data from unauthorized people especially when MOTOROLA MOTO G8 away from us or lost or stolen.

Fingerprint is available at MOTOROLA MOTO G8 (XT2045) which located at back side of body. We need to register our finger several time to make it recognize for unlock. We also can use 8 megapixel front camera for face unlock recognizing. After first protection finish activated, then we need to choose secondary backup protections, we can choose whether to use screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will be happen when we forgot 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 MOTO G8 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 MOTO G8 ?

There is no secret hidden code for MOTOROLA MOTO G8 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.


How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at MOTOROLA MOTO G8 ?

There are two phone memory type at MOTOROLA MOTO G8, 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 MOTOROLA MOTO G8 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 MOTOROLA MOTO G8 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

MOTOROLA MOTO G8 use 4000 mAh non removable battery. This capacity already big enough for standard activity. Unfortunately MOTOROLA MOTO G8 (XT2045) does not have fast charging technology. If we want to make MOTOROLA MOTO G8 battery work more longer for playing games or watch movie several hours continuously, then we have to do some adjustment. First, please make LCD screen not too bright to save battery usages. We need to disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth. MOTOROLA MOTO G8 (XT2045) does not have NFC connection.