How to Easily Master Format OPPO A72 5G with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix OPPO A72 5G problems. Yes this is 5G version of OPPO A72 smartphone. It comes with new MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G processor with dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Mali-G57 MC3 for support playing games with less lag. This phone use full screen 6.5 inches LCD size with Full HD+ resolutions at 1080 x 2400 pixels.

When the first time release in the market, OPPO A72 5G use Android 10.0 together with ColorOS 7.2. This phone have dual simcard slot which can standby together, but only can received 1 phone call at one time. Some users get issue when using OPPO A72 5G. We will try to give more solutions, reviews, and information about how to solve OPPO A72 5G troubles at community.

What are Advantages of OPPO A72 5G Specifications and Features?

  • Network GSM 3G HSDPA or 4G LTE or 5G with Dual simcard slot
  • LCD 6.5 inches 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor Octa-core 2x Cortex-A76 & 6x Cortex-A55
  • Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
  • Memory Internal 128 GB
  • RAM 8 GB
  • GPU Mali-G57 MC3
  • Main Camera Dual 16 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 8 MP for video conference and selfie photography
  • Operating System Android 10.0
  • Battery Li-Po 4040 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery OPPO A72 5G hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Big internal storage is important feature that we need to have. This phone has 128 GB internal memory with possibilities to extend with MicroSD / MicroSD at dedicated external memory slot. We can install many applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Instagram, WeChat, Whatsapp, Zoom and many more.

Some applications inside Google Play Store may also have viruses or malware, especially new or not famous apps. Therefore we need to read many user reviews. Otherwise our OPPO A72 5G will get troubles like become slowly or hang or stuck or broken or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. These kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information / icon.

If we get this problem, we have to try remove temporary files and caches inside this phone, because some troubles can be solve with this steps. If we are suspected infected by virus, then please install one good antivirus like Avast or Norton, then scan all content inside this phone. However, if the problems still happen, then we have to do hard reset to reformat our phone. Please remember, doing hard reset or master format can make our important data removed or wiped from this phone, this is also happen with all Google account which will remove from OPPO A72 5G. We are not recommended to install APK from unknown resource for safety reasons.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart OPPO A72 5G ?

OPPO A72 5G have big RAM at 8 GB. It can work with many multitasking applications. Sometime installed applications may crash or corrupt. Our OPPO A72 5G will run not normal such as become hang or LCD touch screen not responding with any finger touch. We need to do soft reset or reboot to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until OPPO A72 5G 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 A72 5G 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 A72 5G ?

We can use external memory MicroSD to backup all important data inside internal memory to external memory using Android file manager.

we can use USB data cable to connect with computer. After our phone recognize by computer, then choose important files using computer file manager and copy to safety location at our computer.

If our OPPO A72 5G 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.

Please note: These options bellow may not work for some devices because of firmware update version or hardware troubles or some other possibilities.

#Option 1, Hard Reset OPPO A72 5G with software menu

  1. Turn on the OPPO A72 5G
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at OPPO A72 5G because all data and applications will be erase or delete
  4. Go to Menu : Setting
  5. Choose Tab :General
  6. PressBackup & 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. ChooseReset phone
  9. The OPPO A72 5G will do the master reset process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset OPPO A72 5G Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

If we can not go to menu, or OPPO A72 5G 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 A72 5G
  2. Make sure the battery OPPO A72 5G already full or more than 50%
  3. Press together and hold thePower Button + Volume Down Button
  4. If the Logo appear, then release the button, after that we will enter some menu
  5. Choosewipe data / factory resetusingVolume Button, and pressPower Buttonto Enter or OK
  6. The OPPO A72 5G will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until OPPO A72 5G start like new again.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for OPPO A72 5G forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

OPPO A72 5G has big internal memory at 128 GB. With multi rear camera and good front camera, we will have many private photos videos and confidential data after use several months. We need to secure all data from unauthorized people, especially when OPPO A72 5G away from us or lost or stolen.

We can use fingerprint which located at left side of body. Face unlock also can be choose for protections But we have to know that OPPO A72 5G fingerprint or face unlock will not directly active after finish reboot or restart. Therefore we need to activate secondary protections like screen lock pattern or password or pin for backup. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or fingerprint can not work. What should we do?

Don’t worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at OPPO A72 5G use registered Google account. But we have to force hard reset or master format using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 above. New OPPO smartphone already use latest Android version already implement FRP (Factory Reset Protection). FRP is important to secure our phone when it is stolen or lost. Android will ask toVerify your account with previous Google Account. This procedure target is to make sure that this phone is really belong to us.

At some Android version, we can bypass using previous installed Google account username and password after finish performing hard reset or master format. But at some other version update, we still have to type our screen lock pin or password protections. We can bypass using software at personal computer, but these steps are complicated for many users. Therefore we suggest to ask OPPO service center for bypass protections, but we have to proof that this is our phone. We also recommended to activate or create OPPO ACCOUNT at OPPO A72 5G, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.


If we can not turn off our OPPO smartphone, then please force soft reset or reboot by press POWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP BUTTON for several seconds (usually less then 10 seconds) until this phone reboot by itself.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format OPPO A72 5G ?

There is no secret hidden code for OPPO A72 5G to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at OPPO A72 5G ?

If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of OPPO A72 5G 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 A72 5G Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

OPPO A72 5G has 4040 mAh battery capacity. It is not removable and has fast charging technology 18W. We can use this phone full one day for standard activity. But if we are heavy users who use this phone for playing games or watch movie several hours continuously, then the battery will not enough.

We need to do some adjustment to make OPPO A72 5G battery work more longer. First, please disable all not use connections like NFC or GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi, then make LCD screen brightness not too bright for battery saving. If some apps need to use GPS for photo location tag, then try to use GPS Battery Saving Mode from menu Setting > Location.

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