Tips and tricks to fix OPPO A73 5G (CPH2161) problems. This is new version of A73 with 5G data broadband. Previously A73 which is release several month before only work with 4G LTE. This phone model is CPH2161 with LTPS 6.5 inches LCD screen size Full HD+ at 1080 x 2400 pixels. The small punch hole is available for 8 megapixel front camera at top right screen.

This phone use MediaTek MT6853V Dimensity 720 5G processor with dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Mali-G57 MC3 for fast graphic rendering. The operating system use Android 10.0 work together with ColorOS 7.2 Oppo fast user interface. Some hardware or software issue happen at Oppo A73 5G, therefore we will try to give more solutions, reviews and information about how to solve OPPO A73 5G (CPH2161) troubles at community.


What are Advantages of OPPO A73 5G Specifications and Features?

  • Network GSM 3G HSDPA or 4G LTE + 5G with Dual simcard slot
  • LCD 6.5 inches 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor Octa-core 2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
  • GPU Mali-G57 MC3
  • Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
  • Memory Internal 128 GB
  • RAM 8 GB
  • Main Camera Triple 16 MP f/2.2 + 8 MP f/2.2 + 2 MP f/2.4
  • 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



Easy Solutions To Fix Camera Issues On OPPO A73


How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery OPPO A73 5G hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone comes with 128 GB big internal storage. If we need more storage, then we can use MicroSD / MicroSDXC at dedicated external memory slots. We can run several applications together because it has 8 GB RAM for multitasking. There are many interesting games and applications on Google Play Store.

Please remember, some new or not famous applications may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles if installed at our Oppo A73 5G like become slowly or hang or stuck or broken or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. They may act like games or security applications. We have to read many user reviews before install any applications. 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 A73 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 A73 5G ?

Big 8 GB RAM is available at Oppo A73 5G can run many applications without troubles. But sometime installed applications may crash or corrupt. Our Oppo A73 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 A73 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 A73 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 A73 5G ?

There are some options to backup our important data, because this phone has external memory, then we can use MicroSD / MicroSDXC for backup all important data from internal memory using default Android file manager applications.

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 A73 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 A73 5G with software menu

  1. Turn on the Oppo A73 5G
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at Oppo A73 5G 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 A73 5G will do the master reset process.



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#Option 2, Hard Reset OPPO A73 5G Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

If we can not go to menu, or Oppo A73 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 A73 5G
  2. Make sure the battery Oppo A73 5G 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 A73 5G will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until Oppo A73 5G start like new again.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for OPPO A73 5G forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

With big internal memory 128 GB, we will have many important applications that installed from Google Play Store. We also will have several private photos videos which taken from triple camera 16 megapixel + 8 megapixel + 2 megapixel. Therefore we need to secure all data from unauthorized people when Oppo A73 5G away from us or lost or stolen.

Fingerprint is located at left side body. We can use front camera for face unlock recognizing. Please choose secondary protections for backup like pin or password or screen lock pattern. This secondary protections also important to unlock when OPPO A73 5G (CPH2161) just finish reboot or restart, because fingerprint or face detection will not work at this state. However, 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 A73 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 to Verify 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 A73 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 A73 5GG ?

There is no secret hidden code for Oppo A73 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 A73 5G ?

If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of Oppo A73 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 A73 5G Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Big battery is important to make OPPO A73 5G (CPH2161) work full one day. This phone has 4040 mAh battery capacity with fast charging 18W technology. If we want to make OPPO A73 5G battery work longer for playing games or watching movie, then please do some adjustment like make LCD screen not too bright and disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. NFC is not available on Oppo A73 5G.