How to Easily Master format NOKIA 2.3 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix NOKIA 2.3 problems. This is cheap other cheap smartphone from Nokia which released at December 2019. We can use single or dual simcard network provider and do not worry with the battery, because it is use 4000 mAh big battery capacity for 6.2 inches LCD screen smartphone.

NOKIA 2.3 comes with Android One family operating system. Why having Android One is important for our phone? By using Android One, then we will get native Android firmware without any bloatware or not important apps that can take some processor resources and storage. With Android One, we will get about 2 years warranty to get major upgrade of latest Android operating system.

NOKIA 2.3 comes with several product models depend on country release TA-1211 or TA-1214 or TA-1206 or TA-1209. When the first time release in the market, NOKIA 2.3 use Android Pie 9.0 as factory default operating system, but Nokia already give good new information about the ability of firmware upgrade for NOKIA 2.3 get Android 10 later. The full screen display use HD resolutions with 720 x 1520 pixels. Find more review and information about how to solve NOKIA 2.3 troubles at community.

What is Advantage of NOKIA 2.3 Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA single or dual simcard
4G LTE Broadband connections
LCD 6.2 inches with 720 x 1520 pixels
Internal memory 32 GB with 2 GB RAM
Main Camera Dual 12 MP f/2.2 + 2 MP (DOF)
Main Camera Features LED flash, PDAF
Front Camera 5 MP for selfie photography and video conference
Processor Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Pie version 9 (Android One), can be upgrade to new Android firmware
Battery Li-Po 4000 mAh

How To Upgrade NOKIA 2.3 Official New Android Firmware Update ?

NOKIA 2.3 release at December 2019 with Android Pie 9.0 as factory default applications. It is work with Android One family. But some applications are not available when using Android Pie, therefore upgrade OS will give better solutions. Now at year 2020, NOKIA 2.3 get official Android 10 firmware upgrade. The upgrade roll out using OTA (over the air).What is New at NOKIA 2.3 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.

easy upgrade android 10 on nokia 2.3

Please note, this firmware upgrade maybe not always available at our region or the upgrade also not available for NOKIA 2.3 with custom tweak or rooted. We can try to check whether our NOKIA 2.3 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 recommendations process for upgrade NOKIA 2.3 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 2.3 stuck in the middle of upgrade process.
  • Make sure our NOKIA 2.3 battery is full before performing upgrade or do the upgrade while charging.
  • Because this process is use OTA (over the air), then NOKIA 2.3 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 2.3 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This is other alternative for anyone who want to buy cheap smartphone but have sufficient features. NOKIA 2.3 use Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 processor with dedicated GPU PowerVR GE8320 for standard games, but do not expect too much because the GPU can not work for heavy games. NOKIA 2.3 already use 32 GB internal memory, but disadvantages of NOKIA 2.3 only use 2 GB RAM, therefore if we use many multitasking or open several apps, then the phone will get freeze for several seconds because when the RAM is insufficient, Android will try to auto close some not use apps from background.

We can install several interesting apps from Google Play Store, but we also have to be careful before install new or not famous apps, because some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles at our NOKIA 2.3 (TA-1211 / TA-1214 / TA-1206 / TA-1209) 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 2.3 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 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 NOKIA 2.3. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

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How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart NOKIA 2.3 ?

If many apps work in the background, some of them may crash or corrupt, it can make NOKIA 2.3 work not normal or become stuck or LCD touch screen not responsive with our fingertouch. We have to remove temporary files and caches to fix this troubles. Please press and hold POWER button until NOKIA 2.3 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 2.3 ?

We can backup important data to external memory if we already insert external memory at MicroSD slot. We can transfer some files to external memory manually using File Manager inside this phone or we can download from Google Play Store.

If our NOKIA 2.3 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 2.3 (Android) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Please Make sure NOKIA 2.3 (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 2.3 (Android) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset NOKIA 2.3 with Hardware key button:

  1. Turn off NOKIA 2.3
  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 2.3 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 2.3 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 2.3
  4. Press Power Button + Volume Down Button together until NOKIA 2.3 screen display FASTBOOT menu
  5. Connect NOKIA 2.3 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 2.3 to recovery mode by type: fastboot reboot recovery
  8. If steps 7 work, then we will see at NOKIA 2.3 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 2.3, then continue press and release together Power Button + Volume Up Button
  10. Then we will find Recovery Menu at NOKIA 2.3 display then chooseWipe Data/Factory ResetwithVolume Buttonto select and usePower Buttonto ok or enter.
  11. The NOKIA 2.3 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 2.3 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

NOKIA 2.3 have good camera with 2 lens at back side body and single front camera. All camera can take good photos videos for daily activity. After use several months, we will have many private photos videos. Please secure all important data from unauthorized people especially when NOKIA 2.3 away from us or lost or stolen. Fingerprint is not available at NOKIA 2.3 because the price is cheap. But we can use default protections without need to install anything like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot protection password or pattern. 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 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 2.3 ?

There is no secret hidden code for NOKIA 2.3 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at NOKIA 2.3 ?

If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of NOKIA 2.3 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 2.3 (Android) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

NOKIA 2.3 use 4000 mAh battery, the battery work with Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 processor which have 12 nm technology. Therefore many users can work full one day without need to recharge. The problems start for some heavy users who use NOKIA 2.3 (TA-1211 / TA-1214 / TA-1206 / TA-1209) for playing games or watch movie several hours continuously. We have to do some adjustment. Please disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. NFC is not available at NOKIA 2.3. Please also make LCD screen brightness as low as possible to save battery usage.


  • How to Hard Reset or Master Format NOKIA 2.3 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 2.3 because it always ask for password or pattern. Please do hard reset or master format NOKIA 2.3 using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above, it will reformat your NOKIA 2.3 without ask any password or pattern security protections, because that process will start from OFF positions. But please note, after finish performing hard reset or reformat, we have to verified with previous Google Account to make sure this phone belong to us.

  • How to Remove or Wipe Google account from NOKIA 2.3 ?

    We need to use Google account to make all Google service work at NOKIA 2.3. But if we want to sell or remove Google account from NOKIA 2.3, 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 2.3 is doing hard reset whether using menu Setting or hardware button combination key.

  • How to Hard Reset or Reformat NOKIA 2.3 Without PC (Computer) ?

    When some troubles start happen at our NOKIA 2.3, then it will not work normally. We suggest to do hard reset to reformat NOKIA 2.3 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 2.3 without computer or PC.

  • Why NOKIA 2.3 Can Not Work Properly After Upgrade with New version of Android Firmware Operating System ?

    Before we do the OS upgrade, NOKIA 2.3 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.

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