Tips and tricks to fix REALME X3 problems. This is non 5G smartphone with RMX2142 product model. The main differences with previous version is about zoom capabilities. This phone only have 2x optical zoom at one of four rear camera. Still have dual camera as well at front selfie. When the first time release in the market, the operating system of REALME X3 use Android 10.0.

Not every country have 5G base stations, therefore Oppo try to create lower cost high end smartphone with Qualcomm processor SM8150 Snapdragon 855+ which already have dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 640 for fast games rendering. Some users get issue when using REALME X3 software or hardware. We will try to give more solutions, review and information about how to solve REALME X3 troubles at community.


What are Advantages of REALME X3 Specifications and Features?

  • Network GSM 3G HSDPA or 4G LTE Dual simcard
  • LCD 6.6 inches 20:9 aspect ratio FHD+ Resolution
  • Processor Octa-core 1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485
  • GPU Adreno 640
  • Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
  • Memory Internal 128 GB
  • RAM 6 GB or 8 GB
  • Main Camera Quad 64 MP f/1.8 + 12 MP f/2.5 + 8 MP f/2.3 + 2 MP f/2.4
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera Dual 16 MP + 8 MP for video conference and selfie photography
  • Operating System Android 10.0
  • Battery Li-Po 4200 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery REALME X3 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

One features that we do not like from this phone is about no external memory MicroSD slot. Maybe because they think having 128 GB with fast UFS 3.0 is enough for keep many data. We can install many applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, WeChat, Whatsapp, Telegram, and some other more.

Google open their store for any developers, but some of them are bad developers, because they create fake security apps or games that may contain viruses or malware which can make troubles at our REALME X3 (RMX2142) such as become slowly or hang or stuck or broken or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. Usually they are new or not famous apps. Please read many user review before download that apps. 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, it will 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 REALME X3. 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 REALME X3 ?

REALME X3 (RMX2142) is high end smartphone with 6 GB or 8 GB RAM options. But troubles may happen although we still have big free RAM. Usually installed or running apps get stuck or crash or corrupt when running on this phone. REALME X3 might 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 REALME X3 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 REALME X3 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 REALME X3 ?

We can connect this phone using USB data cable to computer. After our computer finish recognizing our phone, then we can browse REALME X3 internal storage using computer file manager.

If our REALME X3 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 REALME X3 with software menu

  1. Turn on the REALME X3
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at REALME X3 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 REALME X3 will do the master reset process.


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#Option 2, Hard Reset REALME X3 Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

If we can not go to menu, or REALME X3 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 REALME X3
  2. Make sure the battery REALME X3 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 REALME X3 will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until REALME X3 start like new again.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for REALME X3 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

REALME X3 (RMX2142) have four great AI camera, with 64 megapixel for standard wide + 12 megapixel for telephoto + 8 megapixel for ultrawide + 2 megapixel for DOF or Bokeh portrait effect. This phone will have many private photos videos after use several months. Please secure all data from unauthorized people when REALME X3 (RMX2142) away from us or lost or stolen.

This phone have fingerprint at left side body for convenience unlock whether from pocket or on the table. We also can use front camera for face unlock recognizing. Please note, neither fingerprint or face unlock detection can not work after finish restart or soft reset, we have to choose secondary protections for backup such as screen lock pattern or password or pin. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security pattern / password / pin 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 REALME X3 use registered Google account. Previous Google account is very important because it can use to make this phone work after force from Hard Reset or Master Format to Factory Default.

New Realme 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. First, we have to force hard reset or master format our REALME X3 using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2. After reformat finish, 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 / REALME service center for bypass protections.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format REALME X3 ?

There is no secret hidden code for REALME X3 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.


How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at REALME X3 ?

There are two phone memory type at REALME X3, 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 REALME X3 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 REALME X3 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

REALME X3 (RMX2142) use low power processor Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855+ with 7 nm technology. Therefore Oppo Realme confidence use 4200 mAh for one day working. However, there are many active users who use REALME X3 several hours continuously for watch movie or play games. We need to do some adjustment to make REALME X3 (RMX2142) battery work more longer. Please make LCD screen not too bright. We also need to disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. REALME X3 (RMX2142) does not have NFC.