Tips and tricks OPPO A8 problems. Oppo try to give option for cheap smartphone but have big internal memory. OPPO A8 comes with 128 GB internal memory and 4 GB RAM which are very big for cheap Android phone. The LCD screen also sufficient with 6.5 inches HD 720 x 1600 pixels resolutions. Many users will happy with the specifications. OPPO A8 use Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 processor with 12nm technology and dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) PowerVR GE8320. The first operating system at OPPO A8 is Android Pie 9.0 together with ColorOS 6.1. What are others interesting features of OPPO A8? With low price, we still can have fingerprint sensor and also big battery capacity. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of OPPO A8 at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What is Advantage of OPPO A8 Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE Dual simcard
LCD 6.5 inches 20:9 aspect ratio
Processor Octa-core 4 x 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4 x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
Memory Internal 128 GB
RAM 4 GB
GPU PowerVR GE8320
Main Camera Triple 12 MP f/1.8 + 2 MP f/2.4 + 2 MP f/2.4
Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP for video conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Pie 9.0
Battery Li-Po 4230 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery OPPO A8 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Big internal memory as 128 GB is very important for this phone, because almost all installed apps will be use internal memory to keep data. Some applications data maybe can be move to external memory, therefore we still can add additional external memory using MicroSD maximum 256 GB. We can download many interesting applications from Google Play Store like WeChat, Instagram, Whatsapp, Facebook, Kakaotalk and some other more. But please be careful when we want to download new or not famous applications, because some of them may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles at our phone like hang or stuck or broken or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. We suggest to read as many user review as possible before download that kind of 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 A8. 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 A8 ?

Although OPPO A8 is not expensive, but the RAM and internal memory are already big enough. However, some installed apps may crash or corrupt that can make troubles at our phone like 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 A8 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 A8 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 A8 ?

 

Please use MicroSD to backup all important data inside this phone. We have to choose important data using Android File Manager, then copy that folders and paste to External memory MicroSD.

If our OPPO A8 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 A8 with software menu

  1. Turn on the OPPO A8
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at OPPO A8 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 A8 will do the master reset process.

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset OPPO A8 Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

If we can not go to menu, or OPPO A8 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 A8
  2. Make sure the battery OPPO A8 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 A8 will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until OPPO A8 start like new again.

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for OPPO A8 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

 

Not like other smartphone, usually multiple camera at Android contain wide and ultra wide. But this situation different at OPPO A8 because the triple camera contains 12 megapixel for wide + 2 megapixel for macro + 2 megapixel for DOF of Bokeh portrait. We will have many photos videos after use several months. Some pictures or data maybe sensitive or private from unauthorized people, especially when OPPO A8 away from us or stolen or lost.

Fingerprint is available at this low cost OPPO A8 phone, it is located at back side of body. We can register our finger several time to make it recognize for unlock. After activate fingerprint, the secondary protections should be activate as well. We can choose screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or fingerprint can not work for unlock. What should we do?

Don’t worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at OPPO A8 use registered Google account. Previous Google account is very important because it will use for security verification after force from Hard Reset or Master Format to Factory Default.

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 for previous pin. 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. We also recommended to activate or create OPPO ACCOUNT at OPPO A8, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.

HOW TO FORCE SOFT RESET OR RESTART OR REBOOT OPPO A8 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 A8 ?

There is no secret hidden code for OPPO A8 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at OPPO A8 ?

If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of OPPO A8 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 A8 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

OPPO A8 have big battery although the selling price is not expensive. It have 4230 non removable battery. For standard usage, we can use this phone full one day without need to recharge. The problem maybe happen for users who use OPPO A8 for watch movie or playing games several hours continuously. The battery may not enough. Please do some adjustment to make OPPO A8 battery work more longer. We can make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. OPPO A8 does not have NFC. We can try to use GPS battery saving more from menu Setting when some apps want to know or tag our locations.