How to Easily Master Format NOKIA 2 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix NOKIA 2 problems. Some users does not need to have high end smartphone, then Nokia give alternative options for cheap smartphone with new Android Nougat operating system. NOKIA 2 is the answer. With 5 inches LCD screen width and 720p HD resolutions. The internal memory is 8 GB with 1 GB RAM. The important features at this cheap smartphone is big battery capacity, NOKIA 2 use 4100 mAh battery. Main camera have 8 megapixel and front camera have 5 megapixel. Find more information about NOKIA 2 and how to solve some problems at

What is Advantage of NOKIA 2 (Android) Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA single or dual simcard
4G LTE Broadband connections
LCD 5 inches
Internal memory 8 GB
External memory microSD maximum 128GB
Main Camera 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP for selfie photography
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
Operating system Android Nougat version 7.1.1
Battery Li-Ion 4100 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery NOKIA 2 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Nokia is very understand about price and user experience, therefore NOKIA 2 is design using Android Nougat, but they also promise that NOKIA 2 can be upgraded to Android Oreo version 8, just wait for further information from Nokia firmware release. This phone is cheap, then there are some limited features for this situations. The internal memory is only have 8 GB total. The capacity already use to install operating system and factory default applications, therefore we only can get some of that internal memory capacity. We still can extend storage using external memory MicroSD but only recommended to keep pictures and video recording or some other applications data. When we install interesting apps from Google Play Store like Facebook, Snapchat, Skype, Instagram, Whatsapp, WeChat, Telegram, Line Messenger, Viber, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and some other more, the storage may insufficient, therefore please only install important one. Some apps like Facebook and Whatsapp only work with internal memory to keep cache and data folders. Please be careful when we want to install new or not famous applications, because sometime they may contain viruses or malware, especially when Google does not give any verified information. If we install that kind of apps, then our phone may get some trouble such as stuck or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. 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 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. 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 NOKIA 2 ?

When some applications get crash or corrupted, then this phone will not work normally. It may become hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. Please press and hold POWER button until NOKIA 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. If our NOKIA 2 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 NOKIA 2 ?

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

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

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

  1. Turn off NOKIA 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 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 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
  4. Press Power Button + Volume Down Button together until NOKIA 2 screen display FASTBOOT menu
  5. Connect NOKIA 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 to recovery mode by type: fastboot reboot recovery
  8. If steps 7 work, then we will see at NOKIA 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, then continue press and release together Power Button + Volume Up Button
  10. Then we will find Recovery Menu at NOKIA 2 display then chooseWipe Data/Factory ResetwithVolume Buttonto select and usePower Buttonto ok or enter.
  11. The NOKIA 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 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Many users does not aware about the importance of security. We strongly suggest to keep our important data always secure from unauthorized users when NOKIA 2 away from us or stolen or lost. As cheap price smartphone, NOKIA 2 does not have fingerprint sensor. Usually we always recommended to use screen lock pattern, but some users also like to use password pin protections which already available without need to install anything. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone. 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 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 ?

There is no secret hidden code for NOKIA 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 ?

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

NOKIA 2 will happy to use this phone for long time, because the battery capacity is big enough at 4100 mAh capacity. Mostly can work more then one day. But as we know that some users have heavy activity with their smartphone, such playing games because it have dedicated GPU Adreno 304 or watch movie or have many social media group chat. This kind of users need more longer work with the battery. Unfortunately we can not change NOKIA 2 battery with more bigger one, but we still can do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Also please disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi when we are not use it. Some application need to know our locations like Maps or Camera, please activate GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting.

2 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format NOKIA 2 with Safety Hard Reset?”

    • Hi, you can not bypass Google account after finish hard reset. Because this version already use FRP (factory reset protection). You need to make sure this phone is belong to you by verified with previous Google account. If you still get troubles, then please consult with Nokia authorized service center.


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