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

Tips and tricks to fix NOKIA 3.1 problems. This is mid-end Android smartphone but have good performance release under Android One project. The LCD screen is 5.2 inches with 18:9 aspect ratio for better hold, using Android Oreo as factory default operating system. This phone work with Mediatek MT6750 processor which can work using Octa Core CPU. It still can run some HD games because the processor support Mali-T860MP2 GPU (graphic processor unit). Find more review and solutions to solve NOKIA 3.1 troubles at community.

What is Advantage of NOKIA 3.1 (Android One) Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA single or dual simcard
4G LTE Broadband connections
LCD 5.2 inches
Internal memory 32 GB with 3 GB RAM
Internal memory 16 GB with 2 GB RAM
External memory microSD maximum 256 GB
Main Camera 13 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.0 for selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.1 / Android One
Battery Li-Ion 2990 mAh

How To Upgrade NOKIA 3.1 Official New Android Firmware Update ?

NOKIA 3.1 use Android One family, it is release at May 2018 with Android Oreo 8.0 as factory default operating system. The advantages using Android One is the promise for get 2 years major upgrade for Android operating system. Now at year 2020, NOKIA 3.1 get official Android 10.0 firmware upgrade.What is New at NOKIA 3.1 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

Please note, this firmware upgrade maybe not always available at our region or the upgrade also not available for NOKIA 3.1 with custom tweak or rooted. We can try to check whether our NOKIA 3.1 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 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 stuck in the middle of upgrade process.
  • Make sure our NOKIA 3.1 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 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 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

There are two options to choose at NOKIA 3.1. They are base by internal memory. If you are asking about how important internal memory? The the answer is very important. Because almost all applications will be installed at internal memory by default. Therefore having bigger internal memory is very important, moreover NOKIA 3.1 give bigger 3 GB RAM at 32 GB internal memory version. We can install many interesting applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Snapchat, Whatsapp, Instagram, Skype, WeChat, Telegram, Line Messenger, Viber, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and some other more. But we have to take some time to read user review as many as possible, because some new or not famous applications may contain viruses or malware that can make trouble when installed inside our NOKIA 3.1. The problems like stuck or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. These kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information.

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 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. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

What Should We do When NOKIA 3.1 Internal Memory Insufficient and Can Not Installed Applications ?

Internal memory is very important, this phone have two options base by internal memory capacity, one with 16 GB and the other version with 32 GB. After use several months, we will have several installed applications. Therefore our internal memory will be insufficient or not enough to download or install more applications from Google Play Store. At this situations, we can try to do extended internal memory which use external memory. Thanks to Android Oreo which able to expand internal memory by using external microSD, please read how to do this steps at this information:

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart NOKIA 3.1 ?

After installing several applications from Google Play Store, sometime the applications crash or corrupt. It will make some trouble at our phone such as hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. We need to remove temporary files and caches to solve this problems. Please press and hold POWER button until NOKIA 3.1 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 ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our NOKIA 3.1 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 (Android) with software menu:

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

hard reset nokia 3.1 android one

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

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

NOKIA 3.1 is cheap mid end smartphone, therefore this phone does not have fingerprint sensor for security protections. More longer time we use this phone, then some applications and important files will be saved inside this phone. We also will have many private photo videos from 13 megapixel rear camera and 8 megapixel front camera. We have to secure all data from unauthorized people. Please activate security protections. We recommended to use screen lock pattern, because it is easy and fast to open. We also can use other alternative options like password pin protections. 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 3.1 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 ?

There is no secret hidden code for NOKIA 3.1 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 ?

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

NOKIA 3.1 have enough battery for 5.2″ smartphone. It have almost 3000 mAh battery capacity. NOKIA 3.1 battery is not support with quick charging. Many users can use this phone for one day without need to recharge. But if we are heavy user which have many social media group chat or watch movie several hours or game players, then we need more bigger battery. Unfortunately NOKIA 3.1 battery is not removable, therefore we can not replace with bigger battery or change with battery backup. We have to do some adjustment to make this phone work more longer. First please disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth. If some applications need to know or locations like camera apps then please activate GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting. We also need to make LCD screen brightness as low as possible, because more bright we set the screen light, then it will consume more battery power.


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

    We have to understand that many private data and confidential files may store at our NOKIA 3.1, 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 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 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 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 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, then it will not work normally. We suggest to do hard reset to reformat NOKIA 3.1 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 without computer or PC.

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

    Before we do the OS upgrade, NOKIA 3.1 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.

2 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format NOKIA 3.1 with Safety Hard Reset?”

    • HI, you should try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 above. It will reformat your Nokia 3.1 operating system to factory default. But please note, after finish hard reset or master format, then please confirm that Nokia 3.1 is belong to you by type your previous Google account username and password, because your phone already use FRP for security protections, it will ask Gmail account username and password after finish reformat or master reset.


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