Tips and tricks to fix OPPO A3 problems. More smartphone comes with notch at their LCD screen. OPPO A3 also have notch which located at top 6.2 inches LCD screen to keep front camera and light sensor and speaker, therefore we can full screen thin bezel at OPPO A3. The first operating system installed with Android Oreo 8.1. This phone powered with Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60 with better performance for Octa Core CPU. Find more information about how to solve OPPO A3 troubles at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What is Advantage of OPPO A3 Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE Dual simcard
LCD 6.2 inches with notch
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
Memory Internal 128 GB with 4 GB RAM
External memory 256 GB microSD use sim 2 slot
Main Camera 16 MP f/1.8, autofocus, PDAF, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP for video conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Oreo 8.1
Battery Li-Ion 3400 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery OPPO A3 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

One of the good features from OPPO A3 is big internl memory at 128 GB capacity. We can install many applications from Google Play Store such as Whatsapp, Facebook, Instagram, Line Messenger, WeChat, Skype, Telegram, Whatsapp, Viber, Snapchat, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). All downloaded applications will be installed first at internal memory. But some data can be moved to external memory if we put simcard slot 2 with external memory MicroSd card, but of course this phone will become single network only. We need to read carefully many user reviews before installing new or not famous applications, because usually they are not verified by Play Protect which help us knowing which safe apps to install. These bad apps may contain viruses or malware that can make OPPO A3 become troubles like crash or hang or stuck or bricks or LCD touch screen not responding or not responsive.

What do we have to do? 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 OPPO A3 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 OPPO A3. 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 OPPO A3 ?

After install several apps, with 4 GB RAM make this phone can do good multitasking with several apps. But sometime they crash or corrupt that make this phone stuck or LCD touch screen not responsive with our fingerhand. We need to do soft reset or reboot to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until OPPO A3 shutdown or turn off by itself. After this phone 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. If our OPPO A3 still can work properly, but we want to clear temporary files and caches from some applications, then please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, continue choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

 

How to backup data or Contact at OPPO A3 ?

 

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our OPPO A3 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, Hard Reset OPPO A3 with software menu

  1. Turn on the OPPO A3
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at OPPO A3 because all data and applications will be erase or delete
  4. Go to Menu :  Setting 
  5. Choose Tab : General
  6. Press Backup & Reset > Restore factory setting
  7. Better you not check anything at the option if you do not want to erase data at data partition at internal memory
  8. Choose Reset phone 
  9. The OPPO A3 will do the master reset process.

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset OPPO A3 Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

If we can not go to menu, or OPPO A3 can not turn on or hang or stuck or frozen so we can not access the menu setting or nothing happen while touch the screen, then try to factory reset with secret button and hardware key

  1. Turn off the OPPO A3
  2. Make sure the battery OPPO A3 already full or more than 50%
  3. Press together and hold the Power Button + Volume Down Button
  4. If the Logo appear, then release the button, after that we will enter some menu
  5. Choose wipe data / factory reset using Volume Button, and press Power Button to Enter or OK
  6. The OPPO A3 will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until OPPO A3 start like new again.

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for OPPO A3 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Memory at smartphone use for keep installed applications and some other important data like photo from main or front camera and also other files from daily activity. Internal memory at OPPO A3 is 128 GB. There are many files will be store at this phone. Please give security protections to secure our data from unauthorized people when OPPO A3 away from us or stolen or lost. We suggest to activate fingerprint which located at back side of body. We need to register our finger hand several time to make OPPO A3 can recognize to unlock. How about if we do not like to use fingerprint? We still can use other protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or our fingerprint can not recognize by this phone to unlock. 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 to unlock it. Please turn on this phone, when it ask for security answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until OPPO A3 locked or freezing about 30 seconds. At this situations we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button, to give our Gmail username and password account that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format OPPO A3 ?

There is no secret hidden code for OPPO A3 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at OPPO A3 ?

There are two phone memory type at OPPO A3, 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 OPPO A3 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 OPPO A3 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

This phone have enough battery to work for full one day without need to recharge. OPPO A3 have 3400 mAh battery capacity. Some users maybe need more bigger battery because they have many social media group chat or active game player. But we have to know that OPPO A3 battery is not removable, therefore we can not replace with bigger battery capacity. What should we do to make OPPO A3 battery work longer? Please do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Please disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth. Some applications need to know our locations, then please activate GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Location.