Tips and tricks to fix OPPO F3 PLUS problems. When we need bigger screen smartphone from Oppo then OPPO F3 PLUS is the right options to choose because the screen size is already 6 inches using Full HD resolutions at 1080p, it is good enough to watch almost any type of movie streaming from Youtube or Facebook and also from other video source. The operating system of OPPO F3 PLUS is use Android Marshmallow when the first time release in the market, but it seems that this phone will get Android Nougat firmware upgrade later. Find more information about OPPO F3 PLUS review and how to solve trouble at community.


What is Advantage of OPPO F3 PLUS Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE Dual SIMCARD
LCD 6 inches
Octa-core Octa-core 1.95 GHz Cortex-A72 & 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53
Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi / Fingerprint
Memory Internal 64 GB with 4 GB RAM
External memory 256 GB microSD share with simcard 2 slot
Camera Dual 16 MP, f/1.7, phase detection autofocus, Dual-LED flash
Front Camera Dual 16 MP + 8 MP, f/2.0 with 1/3″ sensor size for video conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Marshmallow version 6.0
Battery Li-Ion 4000 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery OPPO F3 PLUS hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

OPPO F3 PLUS have 64 GB internal memory with 4 GB RAM for running more multitasking applications. If we need more storage, then we still can use external microSD which located at simcard slot 2. Therefore we only can use one simcard when we utilize external microSD at OPPO F3 PLUS. Back to internal memory, this is very important to have more internal memory because all installed applications will use internal memory for main storage, therefore when we we have big internal memory as 64 GB, then we can install many interesting applications from Google Play Store like Instagram, Skype, Facebook, Whatsapp, Line Messenger, Snapchat, WeChat, Viber, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and many more. They are all will use internal memory for main data saving. But we also have to know that some new applications at Google Play Store may contain viruses or malware that can make our OPPO F3 PLUS become trouble like slowly or hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or boot logo loop or LCD touch screen not responsive, that is why we have to read as many user review before install new or not famous applications. If this problems happen, then we have to force soft reset or reboot or shutdown to clean temporary files and caches. When our OPPO F3 PLUS can start and booting again, please install one good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST.

It is very important to install antivirus when our OPPO F3 PLUS start getting applications trouble, because the antivirus will scan all installed applications and all content inside our OPPO F3 PLUS, they also will give information about what to do to make setting options more secure. If the problems still happen, then we have to do 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 also remove all Google account from OPPO F3 PLUS.


How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart OPPO F3 PLUS ?

Usually this phone can work without problems for daily activity and entertainment, but because of bad applications make OPPO F3 PLUS work not normal like LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. What should we do? The first steps to do is doing soft reset or reboot this phone to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until OPPO F3 PLUS shutdown or turn off by itself. This process is safe because it will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our OPPO F3 PLUS still can boot normally, but we want to clear temporary files and caches then we can press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.


How to backup data or Contact at OPPO F3 PLUS?


We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our OPPO F3 PLUS 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 remove simcard network provider from simcard 2 slot when we need to use microSD external memory because it will use simcard 2 slot share together but only one function work. Therefore if we use microSD external card, then our OPPO F3 PLUS only can work with single slot network provider.


#Option 1, Hard Reset OPPO F3 PLUS with software menu

  1. Turn on the OPPO F3 PLUS
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at OPPO F3 PLUS 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 F3 PLUS will do the master reset process.


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#Option 2, Hard Reset OPPO F3 PLUS Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

If we can not go to menu, or OPPO F3 PLUS 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 F3 PLUS
  2. Make sure the battery OPPO F3 PLUS 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 F3 PLUS will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until OPPO F3 PLUS start like new again.


How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at OPPO F3 PLUS (Reformat) ?


Android operating system has already installed inside OPPO F3 PLUS from beginning we use this phone. Android Marshmallow is first operating system ship together with this phone. After install several applications, then our phone PLUS may get trouble and make OPPO F3 PLUS operating system become damage or corrupted, what should we do? At this time we have to reinstall or reformat with factory default operating system. First we have to know, that clean factory default Android operating system already saved safely inside OPPO F3 PLUS ROM or internal memory. Therefore we do not need to copy or connect with other device. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically at OPPO F3 PLUS.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for OPPO F3 PLUS forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

OPPO F3 PLUS is premium smartphone which have fingerprint sensor to protect important data, it is located at front side together with home button. We also can activate screen lock pattern or password pin protections together with this fingerprint. We really recommended to give security protections to make our data safe when this phone away from us or when OPPO F3 PLUS stolen or lost. Moreover, OPPO F3 PLUS have wonderful camera result with 16 megapixel and f/1.7 for better light capture. Then we will have more and more important and confidential private photos and videos.

The problems will be happen when we forgot security protections answer, what should we do? Do not worry, because we can bypass or unlock forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account. Please turn ON this phone, when it ask for security answer, try to give several time wrong answer continuously until our OPPO F3 PLUS locked or freezing 30 seconds, at this time we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button to type our Gmail username and password that we have already signed-in before. If we can not access our Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key.


How to Improve Performance OPPO F3 PLUS to make run more faster?

OPPO F3 PLUS work really good for almost all applications because the use of Qualcomm MSM8976 Pro Snapdragon 653 processor with Octa-core 1.95 GHz Cortex-A72 & 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU speed. This phone also have dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 510 for play 3D HD games without problems and no lag. But why some users get some slowly trouble? Usually because applications trouble. Please note, there are some applications which installed from Google Play Store will keep run in the background to wait data update, like social media or chatting or games. If many of applications run together, then our OPPO F3 PLUS RAM and processor resources will become insufficient and make this phone run slowly. We have to uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make our OPPO F3 PLUS run faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format.


How to Upgrade OPPO F3 PLUS to Android Nougat Update?

OPPO F3 PLUS come at the first time using Android Marshmallow, there are some important firmware or operating system upgrade using OTA (over the air) to fix several bugs and improve features, but it will not directly upgrade to Android Nougat. We have to wait until Oppo company release official Android Nougat version 7+ for OPPO F3 PLUS. However, using official Android Marshmallow already give very good features and work without trouble. We are recommended to use only official firmware for ignore some trouble with the features. Please do not install with custom ROM for rooted OPPO F3 PLUS because some wrong steps can make our phone become damage or corrupt.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format OPPO F3 PLUS ?

There is no secret hidden code for OPPO F3 PLUS to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.


How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at OPPO F3 PLUS ?

There are two phone memory type at OPPO F3 PLUS, 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 F3 PLUS 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 F3 PLUS Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

The screen size of OPPO F3 PLUS is 6 inches. We do not need to worry about battery drain, because OPPO F3 PLUS battery use 4000 mAh which good enough to make this phone can work for one day without need to recharge. Some users also can have 2 days battery before empty battery. But there are also some very heavy users who use OPPO F3 PLUS very intensive like have a lot of group chat or watch several full movie and playing games for several hours, then OPPO F3 PLUS battery will not enough. Therefore we have to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. The other steps to make OPPO F3 PLUS battery stronger is by turn off all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. If some applications ask for GPS to know our locations, then please use GPS battery saving mode which can be turn on at Setting menu > Locations.


Latest Discussions & Share Information:

[A] Hi, bootloops can be happen because several causes. We suggest to try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. It will reformat your Oppo F3 Plus operating system to factory default. If still can not work, then maybe there are some other hardware troubles happen. Please consult with Oppo authorized service center.

[Q] I forgett my lock screen password my phone is oppo f3 so what can i do. Pls hlp......
[A] Hi, you have to try restore forgotten security protections using Google account. First, please try to give several wrong answer continuously until your Oppo F3 locked or freezing, then press Forgot Password button, after that you can give your Gmail username and password that you have already signed in before. You need Internet connections for this steps, because your phone will ask authentication at Google server. If you can not access your Google account, then please do hard reset using hardware button combination key to reformat your Oppo F3 operating system to factory default using steps at #option 2 above carefully.