How to Easily Master format NOKIA C1 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix NOKIA C1 (TA-1165) problems. This is cheap and entry level smartphone from Nokia which have very limited specifications, but Nokia try to give all options from cheap to expensive smartphone. NOKIA C1 only have 3G HSDPA, not 4G LTE broadband. Is 3G data connections enough? The answer is depend on the purpose of using smartphone. From what we have done, using 3G still sufficient for watch movie from standard Youtube, and we believe that many users who use NOKIA C1 does not need to open HD 720p or Full HD movie, because the screen size only have 5.45 inches with 480 x 960 pixels resolutions.

What is Android Go Editions?

NOKIA C1 is Android Go edition with Android Pie as factory default operating system.What is Android Go Editions? This is a powerful Android operating system which design for low cost or entry level smartphone. Usually cheap smartphone have very limited resources and this is also happen at NOKIA C1 which have only 16 GB internal memory with 1 GB RAM. By using Android Go editions, the usages of internal storage for operating system and applications will be very small if compare with standard Android OS. We can find many Go editions applications from Google Play Store. Find more review and information about how to solve NOKIA C1 (TA-1165) troubles at community.

What is Advantage of NOKIA C1 Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA dual simcard
LCD 5.45 inches with 480 x 960 pixels
Internal memory 16 GB with 1 GB RAM
Main Camera Dual 5 MP f/2.4
Main Camera Features LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP for selfie photography and video conference
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz
Operating system Android Pie version 9 (Go Edition)
Battery Li-Po 2500 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery NOKIA C1 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

AS we know that NOKIA C1 (TA-1165) use Android Pie 9.0 Go Edition, then there are some limited resources especially at ROM and RAM. Internal memory only use 16 GB and RAM only use 1 GB. Therefore we have to choose only Go editions applications to install from Google Play Store.

Can NOKIA C1 infected by viruses or malware? Yes it can, if we install not new or not famous applications from Google Play Store. that viruses can make our NOKIA C1 (TA-1165) become 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 C1 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 C1. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

Please note, NOKIA C1 only have 1 GB RAM, using Antivirus for long time will hurt the RAM and may become insufficient. Please install antivirus only for scan and clean up our phone, after that we suggest to uninstall the antivirus applications

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart NOKIA C1 ?

This phone have limited RAM, therefore if we run many applications then sometime the apps may crash or corrupt. This situations can make NOKIA C1 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 C1 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 C1 ?

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 C1 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 C1 (Android) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Please Make sure NOKIA C1 (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 C1 (Android) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset NOKIA C1 with Hardware key button:

  1. Turn off NOKIA C1
  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 C1 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 C1 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Although NOKIA C1 (TA-1165) is entry level & cheap smartphone, but we still may have many important data inside the storage. Therefore we have to secure all data including photos videos from unauthorized people especially when NOKIA C1 away from us or lost or stolen. NOKIA C1 does not have fingerprint sensor. But we can use default protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections without need to do any installations from Google Play Store. 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 this trouble, because Android already give solutions when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account. But because this Nokia phone already use latest Android version, then it use FRP (factory reset protections) to protect from stolen or lost. We have to hard reset our phone using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. After finish reformat, NOKIA C1 screen will show Verify your account page to make sure this phone is belong to us. We need to sign in with previous Google Account that was previously synced on this device. Therefore we have to remember carefully our Google / Gmail username and password.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format NOKIA C1 ?

There is no secret hidden code for NOKIA C1 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at NOKIA C1 ?

If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of NOKIA C1 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 C1 (Android) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

NOKIA C1 (TA-1165) use removable battery Li Ion 2500 mAh capacity. This capacity maybe enough for some standard users who do not have many applications running inside this phone. But some users maybe use their phone for watch movie or playing simple games several hours continuously, then the battery maybe not enough. Because the battery is removable, then we can buy secondary battery for backup. We also can do some adjustment to make battery work more longer. Please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. NOKIA C1 (TA-1165) does not have NFC.

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