Tips and tricks for solving NOKIA LUMIA 530 problems. The NOKIA LUMIA 530 is the smartphone which use Windows Phone 8.1 as factory default operating system / firmware. If we would like to see some specification review of NOKIA LUMIA 530 then it would almost the same with Nokia Lumia 520.

What are the improvement at NOKIA LUMIA 530 if compare by Nokia Lumia 520? Internal memory at NOKIA LUMIA 530 become 8 GB while only 4GB. Processor at NOKIA LUMIA 530 become Quad core 1.2Ghz while Nokia 520 only Dual core 1Ghz. Most of specifications are identical.


Main Advantage NOKIA LUMIA 530 Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA Broadband
LCD 4 inches
Internal Memory 8 GB storage
RAM 512 MB
Main Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1936 pixels, autofocus
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm
GPU Adreno 302
Operating system Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
Battery Li-Ion 1430 mAh battery (BL-5J)



What to do to Fix Problem or Recovery NOKIA LUMIA 530 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

When the first time we use NOKIA LUMIA 530, we will get several factory default applications inside this phone. However, we still can download many applications from Windows Phone Store. Please remember, for make our NOKIA 530 phone able to download applications from Windows Phone Store, we should activate or create Microsoft account first. But be should also have to careful of some applications from that apps store which can not work perfectly at our NOKIA LUMIA 530, sometime it can make our phone become trouble or get problems like hang or stuck or bricks or broken or blank or boot loop or LCD touch screen not responding. When we get this problem, please force to shutdown or soft reset or reboot NOKIA LUMIA 530 for remove some temporary files or cache which can make the phone become trouble. If we can not solve the problem, then we should do hard reset or master format at our NOKIA LUMIA 530.


How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart NOKIA LUMIA 530 ?

Please perform the shutdown or soft reset or reboot the NOKIA LUMIA 530 when the phone stuck or frozen when we play or running some applications. The Nokia Lumia 530 battery is removable, so we can open the back case and unplug / remove the battery when this phone freeze or hang. After the battery has removed, wait about 5 seconds and put again the battery at the right positions. Press Power button to turn ON the NOKIA LUMIA 530, at this time we already finish doing soft reset. The alternative for force shutdown or force soft reset NOKIA LUMIA 530 without open the back case and remove battery is using POWER button. Press and hold  POWER BUTTON for several second until the phone shutdown by itself, if you see ‘slide down to power of‘, do slide the icon at this  phone then NOKIA LUMIA 530 will turn off. We need to press Power button again to turn on NOKIA LUMIA 530 on again.


How to Master Reset NOKIA LUMIA 530 to Factory Default ?


After doing soft reset, maybe our smartphone still have problem or act not normal. Some problem can make the operating system damage and need to be fix by doing hard reset or master format. Please follow this several option step bellow:

#Option 1, How to Hard Reset NOKIA LUMIA 530 with Setting Menu:

Please remember to backup your important data before doing the hard reset to factory default, because all data and installed applications will be erased.

  1. Turn on the NOKIA LUMIA 530
  2. Make sure the battery is fully charge or not empty
  3. Go to menu: Setting > About > Reset Your Phone
  4. The process of formatting NOKIA LUMIA 530 will do by it self


#Option 2, How to Hard Reset NOKIA LUMIA 530 with Hardware Button Key:

Now we have other option to hard reset or format NOKIA LUMIA 530 with hardware key button especially when the phone stuck or can not access to menu :


  1. Please remember, we have to do two BIG STEP, do it step by step
  2. Turn off the NOKIA LUMIA 530
  3. BIG STEP ONE (a). Press and Hold the Power Button, do not release until the phone vibrate (if you feel the vibrate in NOKIA LUMIA 530 then release the Power Button)
  4. BIG STEP ONE (b). Press and Hold the Volume Down Button, do not release until the LCD show the exclamation mark (if you see the exclamation mark in LCD, then release the Volume Down Button)


B. BIG STEP TWO (this can be done after all BIG STEP ONE finish)


  1. To continue reset, you have to do the last step bellow
  2. Press Volume Up Button Key and release
  3. Press Volume Down Button Key and release
  4. Press Power Button Key and release
  5. Press Volume Down Button Key and release
  6. The NOKIA LUMIA 530 will do the hard reset format, wait about three until five minutes. While waiting you will see the gear appear until it finish.

Please remember, you have to follow the step From BIG STEP A until BIG STEP B by sequence.


How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Factory Default Windows Phone 8.1 operating system / firmware at NOKIA LUMIA 530 ? (Reformat)

When our phone start to act not normal or strange, maybe some trouble happen at our NOKIA LUMIA 530. Some problems usually happen because the applications causes. We can try to find and uninstall that applications, but this solutions will not fix the problem if the operating system has already damaged or broken. At this point, we should reinstall or restore clean factory default Microsoft Windows Phone operating system or firmware at our NOKIA LUMIA 530. We should know that the file source of Windows Phone 8.1 operating system already saved inside NOKIA LUMIA 530 ROM. So we do not need to copy anything or connect to any gadget when we need to reinstall or restore the firmware / operating system. Please follow the hard reset or master format steps above, then the factory default operating system or firmware will be reinstall automatically. But please remember, doing reinstall the operating system will clean all important data at our NOKIA LUMIA 530 internal memory, therefore please do backup all important data from our NOKIA LUIA 530 first before performing reinstall or hard reset.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for NOKIA LUMIA 530 forgot password code or security lock screen or pin (lost password)?

Some users also saved many important and confidential data, important pictures or movie. This data will easily access or view by other unauthorized people when they get our phone or when our NOKIA LUMIA 530 away from us. Therefore we should have give security protections to make other people not easy to access our data. The problems happen when we forgot security protection password pin answer. Please write our password protections at safe area, because is we forgot the password protections then we should have to do hard reset or master format, and all internal data also will remove after doing hard reset.


How to Improve Performance NOKIA LUMIA 530 to make run more faster?

After use several period, some users get problem with slowly performance of NOKIA LUMIA 530. Usually this problem happen because applications problem, there are too many applications that has installed or run in the background that can make the NOKIA LUMIA 530 run more slowly. Please remove some not use applications. However, we can make our NOKIA LUMIA 530 performance run more faster again like new by doing hard reset or master format.


What is the Secret Code Key for Hard Reset NOKIA LUMIA 530 ?

There is no secret code for doing hard reset or master format NOKIA LUMIA 530. Just follow the step above to hard reset is the easy way to do.


Latest Discussions & Share Information:

[Q] I lost my password and i did instructions above.But the problem is its taking long after gear appears..what do i do now?
[A] Hi, you should wait until the process finish. Usually it will not takes more then 15 minutes. If your phone keeps like that for more than 30 minutes,then you should try to do press hardware button combination to hard reset one more time.

[Q] My phone Lumia 530 does not showing contact help
[A] Hi, please find icon with contact name or you can try to call someone then you will find menu to find contact name. However, of your phone corrupted, then please backup all important data and continue performing hard reset is recommended.

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