How to Easily Master Format NOKIA 3.1 PLUS with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix NOKIA 3.1 PLUS problems. This phone have big screen 6 inches with cinematic ratio at 18:9 with HD+ screen resolutions. NOKIA 3.1 PLUS is Android One project which will have native experience when operate the Android Oreo 8.1. The Android One operating system has been installed and ready to use from beginning. NOKIA 3.1 PLUS use Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 processor with Octa Core CPU for make it work with most applications from Google Play Store without problems. Find more information about how to troubleshot NOKIA 3.1 PLUS with easy solutions at community.

What is Advantage of NOKIA 3.1 PLUS Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA single or dual simcard
4G LTE Broadband connections
LCD 6 inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
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 + 5 MP, dual-LED dual-tone flash and Zeiss optics
Front Camera 8 MP for selfie photography and video conference
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.1 (Android One)
Battery Li-Ion 3500 mAh

How To Upgrade NOKIA 3.1 PLUS Official New Android Firmware Update ?

The main advantages of having NOKIA 3.1 PLUS is because it use Android One operating system. When this phone release in the market at October 2018, the first version use Android Oreo 8.1 with several minor upgrade for fix some bugs. But all Android One users will guaranty to get Android major upgrade for 2 years, therefore at 2020 NOKIA 3.1 PLUS already get official Android firmware upgrade with Android 10.0.What is New at NOKIA 3.1 PLUS 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 3.1 plus

Please note, this firmware upgrade maybe not always available at our region or the upgrade also not available for NOKIA 3.1 PLUS with custom tweak or rooted. We can try to check whether our NOKIA 3.1 PLUS 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 3.1 PLUS 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 3.1 PLUS stuck in the middle of upgrade process.
  • Make sure our NOKIA 3.1 PLUS battery is full before performing upgrade or do the upgrade while charging.
  • Because this process is use OTA (over the air), then NOKIA 3.1 PLUS 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 3.1 PLUS hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The internal memory of NOKIA 3.1 PLUS have two options which are 32 GB (3 GB RAM) or 16 GB (2 GB RAM). Of course the bigger is better, but although we have minimum storage with 16 GB internal memory, we still can install many applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Viber, Skype, Telegram, Whatsapp, Snapchat, WeChat, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and some other more. If we need more storage, NOKIA 3.1 PLUS storage can be extend with external MicroSD card maximum 400 GB. However, we have to read carefully as many user reviews as possible when we want to install not famous or new apps from Google Play Store, because some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make some troubles at our NOKIA 3.1 PLUS 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 at this apps.

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 3.1 PLUS 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 3.1 PLUS. 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 3.1 PLUS ?

Soft reset or reboot only need to do when our NOKIA 3.1 PLUS Android One start run not normal or hang or LCD touch scree not responding with finger touch, usually because installed apps crash or corrupt. We have to remove temporary files and caches to fix this troubles. Please press and hold POWER button until NOKIA 3.1 PLUS 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 3.1 PLUS ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our NOKIA 3.1 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.

#Option 1, How to Hard Reset NOKIA 3.1 PLUS (Android) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Please Make sure NOKIA 3.1 PLUS (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 3.1 PLUS (Android) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

hard reset nokia 3.1 plus (android one)

#Option 2, How to Hard Reset NOKIA 3.1 PLUS with Hardware key button:

  1. Turn off NOKIA 3.1 PLUS
  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 3.1 PLUS 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 3.1 PLUS forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Many smartphone users use their phone to take daily activity pictures or videos. Although this is entry level smartphone with cheap price, but NOKIA 3.1 PLUS Android One already have dual rear camera with 13 megapixel + 5 megapixel. Front selfie camera is 8 megapixel with LED light flash available at front. Therefore we have to secure all important and private data from unauthorized people when NOKIA 3.1 PLUS away from us or stolen or lost. We can activate fingerprint sensor which located at back side of body by register our finger hand several time to make it recognize for unlock NOKIA 3.1 PLUS. Some users who usually use gloves can use alternative protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or fingerprint 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 3.1 PLUS 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 3.1 PLUS ?

There is no secret hidden code for NOKIA 3.1 PLUS to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at NOKIA 3.1 PLUS ?

There are two phone memory type at NOKIA 3.1 PLUS, 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 3.1 PLUS 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 3.1 PLUS (Android) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

NOKIA 3.1 PLUS Android One have 3500 mAh battery capacity. This capacity can make it work full one day without need to recharge. Some users maybe also can use about two days. For some active users who play games or watch movie several hours continuously will make NOKIA 3.1 PLUS battery not enough or drain faster. We can not replace NOKIA 3.1 PLUS battery with bigger capacity because the battery is not removable. However, we can do some adjustment to make battery work more longer. Please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Disable all not use connections also recommended for make battery NOKIA 3.1 PLUS stay longer. Some applications want to know our locations then please try to use GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Locations.


  • How to Hard Reset or Master Format NOKIA 3.1 PLUS without Password ?

    We have to understand that many private data and confidential files may store at our NOKIA 3.1 PLUS, therefore it is very good options to give password protections. But the problems might happen when we want to do hard reset or master format, because NOKIA 3.1 PLUS ask password or pattern protections answer before hard reset. If this problems happen, then please do hard reset or master format using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 above, because that steps will do hard reset or master format NOKIA 3.1 PLUS without ask password answer because the process start from OFF positions.

  • How to Remove or Wipe Google account from NOKIA 3.1 ?

    NOKIA 3.1 PLUS using Android as factory default operating system. We need to use Google account to make all features work properly. However, we need to remove all data including Google account when we want to sell or give this phone to someone else. 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 3.1 PLUS is doing hard reset whether using menu Setting or hardware button combination key.

  • How to Hard Reset or Reformat NOKIA 3.1 Without PC (Computer) ?

    When some troubles start happen at our NOKIA 3.1 PLUS, then it will not work normally. We suggest to do hard reset to reformat NOKIA 3.1 PLUS 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 3.1 PLUS without computer or PC.

  • Why NOKIA 3.1 PLUS Can Not Work Properly After Upgrade with New version of Android Firmware Operating System ?

    Before we do the OS upgrade, NOKIA 3.1 PLUS 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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