How to Easily Master Format OPPO RENO with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix OPPO RENO problems. This is Android smartphone with 6.4 inches LCD screen Full HD+ resolutions at 1080 x 2340 pixels. To make the display show more colorful, Oppo use AMOLED for this phone. The first operating system when OPPO RENO release in the market use Android Pie version 9.0 together with Oppo user interface ColorOS 6.

This is middle high end smartphone, therefore OPPO RENO release with big internal memory options to choose, whether 256 GB internal memory with 6 GB or 8 GB RAM options or 128 internal memory with 6 GB RAM option. However, we can not add more additional memory when the internal memory already full, because it does not have external memory MicroSD slot. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of OPPO RENO PCAM00 / PCAT00 / CPH1917 at community.

What is Advantage of OPPO RENO Specifications?

Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE Dual simcard
LCD 6.4 inches 19.5:9 aspect ratio
Processor Octa-core 2 x 2.2 GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 6 x 1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver
Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi / NFC
Memory Internal 128 GB with 6 GB RAM
Memory Internal 256 GB with 6 GB or 8 GB RAM
GPU Adreno 616
Main Camera Dual 48 MP f/1.7 + 5 MP f/2.4 autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 16 MP for video conference and selfie photography
Operating System Android Pie 9.0
Battery Li-Po 3765 mAh

Easy Solutions To Fix OPPO RENO Camera Issues

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

The body design of OPPO RENO PCAM00 / PCAT00 / CPH1917 is interesting because it use full screen display without any notch at the top of the screen, therefore we will not see any selfie camera. Where is the OPPO RENO selfie camera location? The camera is hiding and will be pop-up with motorized when we want to use the camera.

This phone use Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 processor to make it work faster. With big internal memory and RAM we can use OPPO RENO to support our activity. The cheap price of OPPO RENO use 128 GB internal memory with 6 GB RAM which already very big at the time it is release in the market. We can download many applications from Google Play Store like WeChat, Instagram, Whatsapp, Facebook, Viber, Line Messenger, Snapchat, Skype, Telegram, and some other more. We have to know that some new or not famous applications at Google Play Store may contain viruses or malware that can make some troubles at our OPPO RENO like hang or stuck or broken or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. To reduce this troubles, we need to take some time to read as many user review as possible. These bad apps usually 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 RENO. 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 RENO ?

This phone have big RAM for multitasking, usually it will run smooth. But sometime installed apps can crash or corrupt. It can make OPPO RENO run not normal 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 RENO 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 RENO 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 RENO ?

OPPO RENO does not have external MicroSD memory slot. We can backup all data using computer with USB data cable and transfer files manually.

If our OPPO RENO 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 RENO with software menu

  1. Turn on the OPPO RENO
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at OPPO RENO because all data and applications will be erase or delete
  4. Go to Menu : Setting
  5. Choose Tab :General
  6. PressBackup & 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. ChooseReset phone
  9. The OPPO RENO will do the master reset process.

hard reset oppo reno (PCAM00 / PCAT00 / CPH1917)

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

If we can not go to menu, or OPPO RENO 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 RENO
  2. Make sure the battery OPPO RENO already full or more than 50%
  3. Press together and hold thePower Button + Volume Down Button
  4. If the Logo appear, then release the button, after that we will enter some menu
  5. Choosewipe data / factory resetusingVolume Button, and pressPower Buttonto Enter or OK
  6. The OPPO RENO will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until OPPO RENO start like new again.

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

As we know that this phone have good pop-up selfie camera, the rear camera also have good quality pictures at 48 megapixel with aperture number f/1.7 to take low light photo. For portrait photography, 5 megapixel will work together for DOF effect with AI capabilities. Therefore after use several months, we will have many private pictures and videos inside OPPO RENO. We have to secure all data from unauthorized people when OPPO RENO PCAM00 / PCAT00 / CPH1917 away from us or lost or stolen.

Please activate Fingerprint which located under display. Yes, we will not see any fingerprint sensor at backside of the body. Please register our finger several time to make it recognize for unlock. We also can use pop-up motorized selfie camera for face unlock recognizing. OPPO RENO will ask for secondary protections, then please choose screen lock protection or password pin. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or fingerprint can not unlock. What should we do?

Don’t worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at OPPO RENO use registered Google account. Please follow steps for hard reset or master format using hardware button combination key above. Previous Google account is very important because it can use to make sure this phone is belong to us after force from Hard Reset or Master Format to Factory Default. New Oppo smartphone already use latest Android version which already implement FRP (Factory Reset Protection). FRP is important to secure our phone when it is stolen or lost. Android will ask for previous same Google account username and password after finish performing hard reset or master format. Therefore we have to remember carefully our Google / Gmail username and password. We also recommended to activate or create OPPO ACCOUNT at OPPO RENO, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format OPPO RENO ?

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

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at OPPO RENO ?

Please note, this phone does not have external memory.

If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of OPPO RENO 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.

How to Make Battery of OPPO RENO Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

The battery is already big enough, OPPO RENO use 3765 mAh capacity which can run full one day because of low power Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 processor. But some heavy users maybe need more power because they use it several hours continuously for watch movie or playing games or interact with many social media group chat. We can not replace OPPO RENO PCAM00 / PCAT00 / CPH1917 battery with bigger capacity because it is not removable. We have to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Disable all not use connections are recommended such as Wifi or Bluetooth or GPS or NFC. We can try to use GPS battery saving mode when some apps need to know our locations.

2 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format OPPO RENO with Safety Hard Reset?”

    • Hi, if your do hard reset using hardware button combination key, we suggest to charge your Oppo Reno battery full or at least 50% capacity, because if the process stop in the middle of flashing, then your Oppo Reno may get stuck or bricks, and can not fix with standard procedure anymore.


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