Tips and trick to fix OPPO R17 and OPPO R17 PRO problems. These are 6.4 inches Android smartphone from Oppo which have big internal memory 128 GB and big RAM 8 GB. Basically there are no many differences between both type, only at processor and main camera have big differences. One other advantages from OPPO R17 (PRO) screen protector, it already use Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for more strong protections. Find more review and information about how to solve OPPO R17 (PRO) troubles at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What is Advantage of OPPO R17 (PRO) Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE Dual simcard
LCD 6.4 inches 19:9 aspect ratio
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz 360 Gold & 1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver for OPPO R17 PRO
Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
Memory Internal 128 GB with 8 GB
External memory 256 GB microSD with slot 2
Main Camera 16 MP f/1.8 autofocus, Dual LED flash
Main Camera 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4 + 20 MP, f/2.6, autofocus, LED flash for OPPO R17 PRO
Front Camera 25 MP for video conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Oreo 8.1
Battery Li-Po 3500 mAh
Battery Li-Po 3700 mAh for OPPO R17 PRO

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery OPPO R17 (PRO) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Oppo give two options with cheap or more expensive price, basically all users will have same holding size, because the screen size are not different, the internal memory also same between OPPO R17 and OPPO R17 PRO. We suppose to have Android Pie for this phone but all OPPO R17 (PRO) ship with Android Oreo version 8.1. Hopefully OPPO R17 (PRO) will get upgrade operating system to Android Pie officially.

With big internal memory 128 GB and big 8 GB RAM, we can install many applications for our daily work and activity. With big internal memory, we also does not need to attach external memory MicroSD to keep videos and photos which taken from good performance camera. We can install many apps from Google Play Store Instagram, Whatsapp, Snapchat, Facebook, Skype, WeChat, Line Messenger, Viber, Telegram, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). Not all applications will important for our phone, moreover some new or not famous apps may have viruses or malware that can make our OPPO R17 (PRO) become hang or stuck or broken or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. These bad 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 R17 (PRO). 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 R17 (PRO) ?

If everything run without troubles, then we do not need to reboot or soft reset for long time. But some installed apps could make some troubles like crash or corrupt, it will make OPPO R17 (PRO) 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 R17 (PRO) 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 R17 (PRO) 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 R17 (PRO) ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our OPPO R17 (PRO) 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 R17 (PRO) with software menu

  1. Turn on the OPPO R17 (PRO)
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at OPPO R17 (PRO) 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 R17 (PRO) will do the master reset process.

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset OPPO R17 (PRO) Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

If we can not go to menu, or OPPO R17 (PRO) 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 R17 (PRO)
  2. Make sure the battery OPPO R17 (PRO) 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 R17 (PRO) will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until OPPO R17 (PRO) start like new again.

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for OPPO R17 (PRO) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

 

Why Should we need to activate screen protections at OPPO R17 (PRO)? First we never know at some time this phone will away from us or stolen or lost. When this phone never have protections, then every one including non authorized people can easily see and use our important data or pictures or videos for any possibilities, especially because OPPO R17 (PRO) have good dual camera or front camera, we will have many private pictures as well. We can use fingerprint sensor or face detection at OPPO R17 (PRO), it will ask to scan our fingerprint to activate this security protections. OPPO R17 (PRO) will also ask for alternative protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. This is important when we can not use fingerprint or use gloves for daily activity. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or fingerprint can not unlock. What should we do?

Do not worry about this trouble, because Android already give solutions when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account to unlock it. Please turn on this phone, when it ask for security answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until OPPO R17 (PRO) locked or freezing about 30 seconds. At this situations we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button, to give our Gmail username and password account that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format OPPO R17 (PRO) ?

There is no secret hidden code for OPPO R17 (PRO) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at OPPO R17 (PRO) ?

There are two phone memory type at OPPO R17 (PRO), 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 R17 (PRO) 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 R17 (PRO) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

The OPPO R17 use 3500 mAh battery capacity and OPPO R17 PRO use 3700 mAh battery capacity. Both type use non removable version, therefore we can not replace easily for any reasons. This capacity actually enough to make it work full one day without need to recharge. But some heavy user will not enough with this capacity, because they use for watch movie or playing games. Please make some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible when we want to use screen longer. We also have to disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi or NFC. Please use GPS battery saving mode when some apps want to know our locations.