How to Easily Master Format NOKIA 2.2 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix NOKIA 2.2 problems. This is another Nokia cheap or budget Android smartphone. It is work with Android One Pie 9.0. It means that we will get native Android operating system without any bloatware. The LCD screen size is 5.71 with HD resolutions 720 x 1520 pixels. NOKIA 2.2 use Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 processor together with dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) PowerVR GE8320. There are some options base by internal memory capacity, start from 32 GB ROM with 3 GB RAM or 16 GB ROM with 2 GB RAM. NOKIA 2.2 have several product model codeTA-1183 or TA-1179 or TA-1191 or TA-1188. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of NOKIA 2.2 at community.

What is Advantage of NOKIA 2.2 Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA single or dual simcard
4G LTE Broadband connections
LCD 5.71 inches
Internal memory 32 GB with 3 GB RAM
Internal memory 16 GB with 2 GB RAM
External memory microSD maximum 400 GB
Main Camera 13 MP f/2.2 with LED flash, PDAF
Front Camera 5 MP for selfie photography
Processor Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320
Operating system Android Pie version 9.0 Android one (can be upgrade to Android 10)
Battery Li-Ion 3000 mAh

How To Upgrade NOKIA 2.2 Official New Android Firmware Update ?

NOKIA 2.2 release at June 2019, it is use Android Pie 9.0 as factory default operating system. Now at year 2020, Nokia release official firmware update for NOKIA 2.2 with Android 10. What is New at NOKIA 2.2 Android 10 operating system? There are some improvement and new features at Android 10 such as boast the performance, dark mode, focus mode, smart reply and some other security and privacy improvement.

nokia 2.2 android 10 firmware upgrade

Please note, this firmware upgrade maybe not always available at our region or the upgrade also not available for NOKIA 2.2 with custom tweak or rooted. We can try to check whether our NOKIA 2.2 is eligible to get Android 10, by go to menu Setting > System > Advance > System update, and follow steps for update to Android 10.0.

These are our recommendation process for upgrade NOKIA 2.2 to Android 10:

  • Backup all important data to safety place or cloud storage or email, because although the backup process are save, but we just prepare for the worse case if the process not work properly or NOKIA 2.2 stuck in the middle of upgrade process.
  • Make sure our NOKIA 2.2 battery is full before performing upgrade or do the upgrade while charging.
  • Because this process is use OTA (over the air), then NOKIA 2.2 will download firmware file from Nokia server, therefore we suggest to connect our phone using Wifi.

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery NOKIA 2.2 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Some users does not like factory default applications or preinstalled apps. They will be happy to use Android One family smartphone. NOKIA 2.2 is budget Android One smartphone. The cheapest price use 16 GB internal memory with 2 GB RAM. Because it does not have bloatware, we still can install many applications from Google Play Store like Instagram, Viber, Whatsapp, Facebook, Telegram, Line Messenger, WeChat, Skype, and some other more.

Please read as many users review as possible when we want to download new or not famous applications, because they may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles at our NOKIA 2.2 like hang or stuck or bricks or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. Google will not give Verified by Play Protect icon for these kind of applications.

What should we do if this problem happen? First we have to try do soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files or caches that can make some trouble at this phone. If our NOKIA 2.2 can boot again, then please directly download one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON, please choose only one we like. The antivirus will try to scan all installed applications and give recommendation setting to our phone. If the problems still happen, then next step 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. Hard reset aslo will remove all Google account from NOKIA 2.2. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

Important Information To Know Before Install Antivirus at Nokia and other Android smartphone

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart NOKIA 2.2 ?

Sometime installed applications may crash or corrupt when running, it can make some troubles and work not normal like hang or LCD touch screen not responding with finger touch. We have to remove temporary files and caches to fix this troubles. Please press and hold POWER button until NOKIA 2.2 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.

How to backup data or Contact at NOKIA 2.2 ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our NOKIA 2.2 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, How to Hard Reset NOKIA 2.2 (Android) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Please Make sure NOKIA 2.2 (Android) battery already charge properly or minimum have 50% capacity
  3. Go to menu:Setting > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. ChooseErase Everything
  5. NOKIA 2.2 (Android) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset NOKIA 2.2 with Hardware key button:

  1. Turn off NOKIA 2.2
  2. We have to connect power charger to our phone right now
  3. Press and hold together :Power Button + Volume Up(about 10-20 seconds or more and the LCD while screen show Nokia Logo and command)
  4. Release All button once we see Android Recovery with several menus at our phone
  5. If we see the menu at LCD screen, chooseWipe Data/Factory ResetwithVolume Buttonto select and usePower Buttonto ok or enter.
  6. The NOKIA 2.2 will doing the process of restoring to factory default. And if we go back to Recovery menu, choose Reboot to start this phone from beginning.

#Option 3, How to Hard Reset NOKIA 2.2 with Computer (PC) using Fastboot Mode:

Some community users solved hard reset or reformat using personal computer (PC) with Android Fastboot mode.What is Android Fastboot? This is Android communication mode with computer PC for troubleshot some problems (Diagnostic Protocol)

  1. Please prepare personal computer and USB data cable.
  2. Download Fastboot software for computer base by operating system at official Android SDK platform Tools websiteand install at our computer.
  3. Turn off NOKIA 2.2
  4. Press Power Button + Volume Down Button together until NOKIA 2.2 screen display FASTBOOT menu
  5. Connect NOKIA 2.2 with USB cable with computer and wait until computer recognize our phone
  6. With PC terminal or command prompt, try test the connection by type:fastboot devices
  7. With PC terminal or command prompt, boot NOKIA 2.2 to recovery mode by type: fastboot reboot recovery
  8. If steps 7 work, then we will see at NOKIA 2.2 screen the green color Android robot with some text, then we can continue next step no.9. Otherwise, we should try to make sure computer USB driver can recognize our phone and repeat from first steps
  9. At Android Recovery Mode with green Android icon at NOKIA 2.2, then continue press and release together Power Button + Volume Up Button
  10. Then we will find Recovery Menu at NOKIA 2.2 display then chooseWipe Data/Factory ResetwithVolume Buttonto select and usePower Buttonto ok or enter.
  11. The NOKIA 2.2 will doing the process of restoring to factory default. And if we go back to Recovery menu, choose Reboot to start this phone from beginning.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for NOKIA 2.2 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Nokia 2.2 is cheap smartphone, therefore some features like fingerprint sensor is not available. NOKIA 2.2 will have many important data and photos videos after use several months. We have to secure all data from unauthorized people when NOKIA 2.2 (TA-1183 / TA-1179 / TA-1191 / TA-1188)away from us or lost or stolen. Because this phone does not have fingerprint sensor, then we can try to use several other options like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone with fingerprint or screen lock pattern or password can not work. What should we do?

Do not worry about security protections, because Android already give solutions when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account to unlock it. This NOKIA 2.2 already use latest Android version which already implement FRP (Factory Reset Protection) to secure our phone when stolen or lost. Anyone who do not know previous Google account, can not use this phone although we do hard reset or reformat the operating system. Therefore we have to make sure keep our Gmail / Google account secure. To recovery forgotten protections or passcode, please do hard reset using hardware button combination key. After reformat finish, Verify your account with previous Google Account.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format NOKIA 2.2 ?

There is no secret hidden code for NOKIA 2.2 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at NOKIA 2.2 ?

There are two phone memory type at NOKIA 2.2, 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 NOKIA 2.2 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 NOKIA 2.2 (Android) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

NOKIA 2.2 (TA-1183 / TA-1179 / TA-1191 / TA-1188)can work full one day without need to recharge for most users. But some heavy users maybe need more bigger battery because they playing games or watching movie several time continuously. Because NOKIA 2.2 battery is removable, we can have backup battery to replace when the battery is empty. If we do not have backup battery, then please do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Disable all not use connections also recommended such as GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. NOKIA 2.2 does not have NFC, therefore it will not use any battery power.


  • How to Hard Reset or Master Format NOKIA 2.2 without Password ?

    Because all data are important, that is why we need to activate security protections. The problems happen when we can not reformat to factory default NOKIA 2.2 because it always ask for password or pattern. Please do hard reset or master format NOKIA 2.2 using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above, it will reformat your NOKIA 2.2 without ask any password or pattern security protections, because that process will start from OFF positions.

  • How to Remove or Wipe Google account from NOKIA 2.2 ?

    We need to use Google account to make all Google service work at NOKIA 2.2. But if we want to sell or remove Google account from NOKIA 2.2, then please go to menu Setting > Account > choose Google account / Gmail account then choose Remove Account button. The second options to remove Google account from NOKIA 2.2 is doing hard reset whether using menu Setting or hardware button combination key.

  • How to Hard Reset or Reformat NOKIA 2.2 Without PC (Computer) ?

    When some troubles start happen at our NOKIA 2.2, then it will not work normally. We suggest to do hard reset to reformat NOKIA 2.2 operating system to factory default. We can easily performing hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 above if our phone can not boot properly. That steps will process hard reset NOKIA 2.2 without computer or PC.

  • Why NOKIA 2.2 Can Not Work Properly After Upgrade with New version of Android Firmware Operating System ?

    Before we do the OS upgrade, NOKIA 2.2 has been installed with several applications. These apps may not always compatible with new Android operating system, therefore some users get troubles after upgrade to latest official Android operating system. We suggest to backup all data, then do hard reset / reformat to reset all setting and renew installed applications with the latest correct compatible version.

6 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format NOKIA 2.2 with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. hard reset dont works with volume + and power and too dont work woth volume- so what buttoms have i prssed to hard reset my phone

  2. It doesn’t work. I power off device, immefiately plug in the mini USB port, and then pressed power and volume+ buttons together, kept holding them together but i only got to the android one logo coming up and device kept rebooting and rebooting with only android one logo flashing up . Never got even as far as the Nokia Logo with both buttons held down together with nini USB port plugged in.

    I had set an encryption for device but I changed to a non stock keyboard and disabled G board, but do not now get any keyboard showing up on a standard reboot or startup to try to decrypt device. I am really stuck.

    • Hi, please try to do hard reset using PC (computer) with Fastboot menu. You can follow steps at #option 3 above carefully.

    • Hi, if you forgot your Nokia 2.2 security lock password or pin or password, then the only solution is doing hard reset. Please follow steps at #option 2 above for reformat your Nokia 2.2 operating system to factory default using hardware button combination key. After your Nokia 2.2 finish reformat, then you have to bypass FRP (factory reset protection) on Nokia 2.2 to make sure this phone is belong to you by sign-in with previous Google account username and password.


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