How to Easily Master Format NOKIA 3.2 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix NOKIA 3.2 problems. It we want to find another cheap smartphone from Nokia then we can consider to buy NOKIA 3.2. Full screen smartphone which have small notch at top of 6.26 inches LCD screen with HD resolutions at 720 x 1520 pixels. Almost all big size smartphone use 19:9 aspect ratio for the screen to make this phone still easy to hold with one hand. As entry level smartphone, NOKIA 3.2 use Qualcomm SDM429 Snapdragon 429 processor which have dedicated GPU graphic processor unit Adreno 504 for help playing some 3D games from Play Store.

When the first time we open NOKIA 3.2 from the box, the Android Pie 9.0 (Android One) already installed inside this phone. Why Android One is important for this phone? Because this is pure Android interface and have more free storage because Android One does not have bloat ware applications. With Android One, NOKIA 3.2 is guaranty to get 2 years major new Android firmware upgrade such as Android 10 and the next version. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of NOKIA 3.2 at community.

What is Advantage of NOKIA 3.2 Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA single or dual simcard
4G LTE Broadband connections
LCD 6.26 inches (19:9 aspect ratio)
Internal memory 32 GB with 3 GB RAM
Internal memory 16 GB with 2 GB RAM
Main Camera 13 MP f/2.2, LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP for selfie photography and video conference
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Pie version 9.0 (Android One)
Battery Li-Ion 4000 mAh

How To Upgrade NOKIA 3.2 Official New Android Firmware Update ?

NOKIA 3.2 is Android One version, it is comes in the market use Android Pie 9.0 as factory default operating system. This phone is release at February 2019. And now at year 2020, NOKIA 3.2 get new upgrade official Android 10.0 firmware upgrade. Some users happy with Android 10, but some other maybe get troubles after upgrade to Android 10. Usually because there are some applications that not compatible with new OS or less free storage. Therefore we suggest to backup all important data before doing Android 10.0 upgrade. If some problems happen after NOKIA 3.2 get new Android 10.0, then we suggest to do hard reset or master format to renew all applications with correct version.

The process of upgrade will use OTA (over the air) by downloading about 1,3 GB files. The firmware version is V2.270.What is New at NOKIA 3.2 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 3.2 android 10 upgrade

Please note, this firmware upgrade maybe not always available at our region or the upgrade also not available for NOKIA 3.2 with custom tweak or rooted. We can try to check whether our NOKIA 3.2 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 recommendations process for upgrade NOKIA 3.2 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 3.2 stuck in the middle of upgrade process.
  • Make sure our NOKIA 3.2 battery is full before performing upgrade or do the upgrade while charging.
  • Because this process is use OTA (over the air), then NOKIA 3.2 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 3.2 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

When price consideration is very important for some users, then NOKIA 3.2 will give good options to buy. The cheaper version have 16 GB internal memory with 2 GB RAM. If we need more RAM then please buy more expensive version which have 32 GB internal memory and 3 GB RAM. More RAM will make less lag, because more multitasking applications can run in the background. We still have more free internal memory storage to install many applications from Google Play Store like Skype, Instagram, Viber, Whatsapp, Facebook, Telegram, Snapchat, WeChat, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and some other more.

Everyday we will find new interesting or new important applications when we buy from the title or information, but we need to be careful before download these kind of new or not famous applications, because some of them may contain viruses or malware. If we install that bad apps, then our NOKIA 3.2 will become 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 3.2 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 3.2. 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 3.2 ?

Soft reset or reboot process will remove temporary files and caches from our NOKIA 3.2. This is very important when our phone get trouble or applications crash or corrupt. This phone will get some trouble 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 3.2 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 3.2 ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our NOKIA 3.2 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.

#Option 1, How to Hard Reset NOKIA 3.2 (Android) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Please Make sure NOKIA 3.2 (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 3.2 (Android) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset NOKIA 3.2 with Hardware key button:

  1. Turn off NOKIA 3.2
  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 3.2 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 3.2 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Although NOKIA 3.2 is cheap smartphone, but it already have fingerprint for security protections. We can activate fingerprint when the first time setup from the box. It will ask us to register our fingerprint several time to make it recognize to unlock. Secondary protections also need to choose to backup when fingerprint can not work.

Maybe some users does not aware about security protection, but we have to understand because we never know when our NOKIA 3.2 away from us or stolen or lost and we can not protect our private photos/videos or important data from unauthorized people. 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 3.2 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 3.2 ?

There is no secret hidden code for NOKIA 3.2 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at NOKIA 3.2 ?

There are two phone memory type at NOKIA 3.2, 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 3.2 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 3.2 (Android) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

One good point of NOKIA 3.2 is having big battery. Although the battery is not removable, but having big capacity will make some users can use NOKIA 3.2 about two days. But some heavy users still need to do some adjustment to make NOKIA 3.2 battery work longer when they play games or watch movie several hours continuously. First, please make LCD scree brightness as low as possible. Second, please disable all not use connections like Wifi or GPS or Bluetooth. If main camera or other apps want to know our locations, then please try to use GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Location.


  • How to Hard Reset or Master Format NOKIA 3.2 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 3.2 because it always ask for password or pattern. Please do hard reset or master format NOKIA 3.2 using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above, it will reformat your NOKIA 3.2 without ask any password or pattern security protections, because that process will start from OFF positions. This phone already use FRP (factory reset protection), therefore we have to make sure this phone is belong to use by verified using previous Google account after finish hard reset or reformat.

  • How to Remove or Wipe Google account from NOKIA 3.2 ?

    We need to use Google account to make all Google service work at NOKIA 3.2. But if we want to sell or remove Google account from NOKIA 3.2, 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 3.2 is doing hard reset whether using menu Setting or hardware button combination key.

  • How to Hard Reset or Reformat NOKIA 3.2 Without PC (Computer) ?

    When some troubles start happen at our NOKIA 3.2, then it will not work normally. We suggest to do hard reset to reformat NOKIA 3.2 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 3.2 without computer or PC.

  • Why NOKIA 3.2 Can Not Work Properly After Upgrade with New version of Android Firmware Operating System ?

    Before we do the OS upgrade, NOKIA 3.2 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.

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