Tips and tricks to fix OPPO A74 problems. This is non 5G smartphone, but we can use 4G LTE broadband access for fast Internet connection. The first operating system is Android 11 and powered by Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 processor with dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 610.

The screen use AMOLED 6.43 inches Full HD+ at 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution. Front camera is located at top right of the screen with 16 megapixel wide for personal or group photo and video. Some users get hardware or software issues of OPPO A74, therefore we will try to give more solutions, reviews and information about how to solve OPPO A74 (CHP2219) troubles at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What are Advantages of OPPO A74 Specifications and Features?

  • Network GSM 3G HSDPA or 4G LTE  with Dual simcard slot
  • LLCD 6.43 inches 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor Octa-core 4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver
  • GPU Adreno 610
  • Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
  • Memory Internal 128 GB
  • RAM 6 GB
  • Main Camera Triple 48 MP f/1.7 + 2 MP f/2.4 + 2 MP f/2.4
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 16 MP for video conference and selfie photography
  • Operating System Android 11
  • Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery OPPO A74 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

All applications will be keep on internal memory, therefore it is very good to have big storage capacity with 128 GB. We can use MicroSDXC for extend our storage with external memory slot. We can download many applications and games from Google Play Store whether free or paid apps.

Some free applications and games, mostly new or not famous apps might have viruses or malware that can make troubles if installed on our OPPO A74. Please read many user reviews before install that apps. Some troubles may happen at our OPPO A74 if install one of them, such as 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 A74. 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 A74 ?

This phone has 6 GB RAM for run several applications together. However, sometime installed applications may crash or corrupt. Our OPPO A74 will not run normally 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 A74 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 A74 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 A74 ?

We can use MicroSDXC for backup some data. Please find important data from internal storage and paste at external memory using default 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 A74 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 A74 with software menu

  1. Turn on the OPPO A74
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at OPPO A74 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 A74 will do the master reset process.

 

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset OPPO A74 Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

If we can not go to menu, or OPPO A74 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 A74
  2. Make sure the battery OPPO A74 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 A74 will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until OPPO A74 start like new again.

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for OPPO A74 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Why we need to use lock screen? Because this phone will have many important data and private photos videos that taken from three rear camera 48 megapixel for wide + 2 megapixel for macro + 2 megapixel for DoF or Bokeh effect. We need to make sure our data are safe from unauthorized people when OPPO A74 (CHP2219) away from us or lost or stolen.

Fingerprint is located under display. If some OPPO A74 users get troubles with under display accuracy, then please make sure to remove any non standard thick screen protection or tempered glass.

Face unlock will work with 16 megapixel front camera. After finish register first protection, we need to choose secondary protection for backup like password or pin or screen lock pattern. OPPO A74 face detection or fingerprint can not work after reboot or restart. We have to activate using secondary protection. 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 A74 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 A74, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.

HOW TO FORCE SOFT RESET OR RESTART OR REBOOT OPPO A74 LOCKED SMARTPHONE?

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 A74 ?

There is no secret hidden code for OPPO A74 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at OPPO A74 ?

If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of OPPO A74 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 A74 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

OPPO A74 (CHP2219) battery work with 5000 mAh battery capacity. It has fast charging 33W. Many users can work full one day without recharge. If we want to use this phone more longer, then please do some adjustment like make LCD screen not too bright and disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. OPPO A74 does not have NFC connection.