Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS) (2018) problems. We can have single simcard A730F or dual simcard A730F/DS slot. The screen size is 6 inches with almost 18.5:9 aspect ratio screen size. The first operating system use Android Nougat version 7.1.1 with Samsung own processor Exynos 7885 Octa. There are two options base by internal memory, with 64 GB ROM with 6 GB RAM and 32 GB ROM with 4 GB RAM. Find more information about how to solve some troubles of SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) at community.


What is Advantage of SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, Single or Dual Simcard
LCD 6 inches
Internal memory 32 GB with 4 GB RAM
Internal memory 64 GB with 6 GB RAM
External memory microSD maximum 256 GB
Main Camera 16 MP, f/1.7, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front Dual Camera 16 MP + 8 MP with f/1.9 for video conference & selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Nougat version 7.1.1
Battery Li-Ion 3500 mAh



How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

How important to have big RAM? The answer is very important, because more RAM will make more applications can run in the background. SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) have 6 GB RAM vs 4 GB RAM options. The bigest RAM 6 GB build together with 64 GB internal memory, while the 4 GB RAM build together with 32 GB internal memory. When the first time open this phone from the box, there are some installed applications such as native Samsung apps and some other more. But we still can install more interesting applications from Google Play Store like Whatsapp, Telegram, WeChat, Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Line Messenger, Snapchat, Skype, Snapchat, Viber, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). We have to read as many user reviews as possible when we want to try install new or not famous applications, because some of them at Google Play Store may contain viruses or malware or other bad stuff. That apps are not get Verified by Google Play Protect. Please consider more before install them, because mostly our SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) will get some trouble such as stuck or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch.

What we have to do? First we have to try do soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files or caches that can make some trouble at this phone. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) can boot again, then please directly download one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON, please choose only one antivirus we like. The antivirus will try to scan all installed applications and give recommendation setting to our phone. If the problems still happen, then next steps is doing 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 will remove all Google account from SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018). For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.


How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018)?

When some applications crash or corrupt, it will impact with performance drop or some other troubles like hang or LCD touch screen not responsive. We need to try restart or reboot to clean temporary files inside SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018). Please press and hold POWER button until SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) shutdown or turn off by itself. You may also try press and hold POWER + VOLUME DOWN button to shut it down. After it is 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 SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) 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.


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How to backup data or Contact at SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018)?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) 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, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) battery already charge properly
  3. Go to menu: Setting > General tab > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
  4. Choose Erase Everything
  5. SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default


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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) charge properly or battery have more then 50% capacity
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018)
  3. Press and hold together : Power Button + Volume Up until Logo appear, then release all button
  4. Please wait until we see the menu at LCD screen, choose Wipe Data/Factory Reset with Volume Button to select and use Power Button to ok or enter.
  5. The SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) will do the process of restoring to factory default.


How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) have dual front camera with 16 megapixel for telephoto + 8 megapixel for wide angle. The main camera also have good result with 16 megapixel with aperture number f/1.7 for better bright pictures when take at low light situations. We will have many private pictures and other important files that may not necessary for unauthorized people to see when this phone away from us or stolen or lost. Please activate fingerprint sensor, because this sensor is not run by default. We need to register our finger hand several time to make this phone can recognize to unlock security protections. Sometime there are some users can not register easily the fingerprint, then we can use other alternative security protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will be happen when we forgot security answer or fingerprint can not unlock the screen protections, what should we do?


Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) use registered Google account. Please turn ON our phone, when it ask for security answer, please give several time wrong answer continuously until our SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) freezing or locked 30 seconds, at this time we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button, press this button to unlock using Gmail account that we have already sign-in before. If we can not access our Google account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key



This is the way to help for unlock or bypass forgotten security protection at SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018). Although we are sure about our security protection, but sometime we may forget about the right answer. Please note, when we give security protection at our SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018), it also give step to put our own PIN / PASSWORD as BACKUP PASSWORD / PIN. This backup PIN use to bypass or unlock forgotten security code later. Use above steps to unlock forgot password or screen lock pattern security protection using Google account or Gmail username and password.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018)?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) is *2767*3855#. But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.


How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018)?

There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018), 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 SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) 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 SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

There are some improvement of the battery capacity at SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018), it has 3500 mAh battery capacity. It si good enough to run this phone for one day. But if we need more power capacity because we are kind of heavy user for games or social media group chat or watch movie, then this battery capacity will not enough. But we also can not replace SAMSUNG GALAXY A8+ (PLUS / A730F) (2018) battery easily because the battery of this phone is not removable. However, we can do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Please also disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth or NFC. We strongly suggest to activate that connections when we want to use them. The shortcuts are available from drown down notification bar. If some applications want to know or tag our locations like maps or main camera, then please use GPS battery power saving mode from menu Setting.


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[Q] samsung 8 does not open light flashes upper left ...signaling have calls ou texto in...try reset with low volume and button right side (on /off button)
[A] Hi, you can try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key Power Button + Volume Up together. Please follow the steps at #option 2 above carefully. It will reformat your Samsung Galaxy A8+ operating system to factory default.