Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) problems. This phone have two options base by network simcard. Single or dual simcard slot. For dual simcard slot this phone call by SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) DUOS. The LCD screen is using Samsung Super AMOLED with 5 inches width. Find more review information and how to solve SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) troubles at www.hard-reset.org community.
What is Advantage of SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) (J320F/J320A/J320P/J3109/J320M/J320Y) Specifications?
Network GSM 3G HSDPA + 4G LTE (Single or Dual Simcard slot)
LCD 5 inches
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 for J320A AT&T version
GPU Mali-T720 for J320A AT&T version
Memory Internal 8GB/16GB ROM
RAM 1.5 GB
External memory MicroSD maximum 254 GB
Main Camera 8 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash for J3109 & J320F version
Main Camera 5 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash for J320P & J320A version
Front Camera 5 MP selfie photography for J3109 & J320F version
Front Camera 2 MP selfie photography for J320P & J320A version
Operating System Android Lollipop version 5.1.1
Battery Li-Ion 2600 mAh
How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) (J320F / J320A / J320P / J3109 / J320M / J320Y)hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?
This phone have several product name base by location release. Versions use J320F (EMEA), AT&T use J320A, The Virgin Mobile, Boost use J320P , and at China product code is J3109 and also J320M, J320Y. Basically the specifications are not different between all of them. SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) also release in single or dual simcard slot. The price is different between both of them. We can choose to have SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) with 8 GB or 16 GB internal memory. If we want to install more applications, then choose 16 GB internal memory, because all applications will use internal memory for default storage. Although we use 8 GB, we still can install many good applications like Whatsapp, Instagram, Facebook, WeChat, Line Messenger, Viber, WeChat, Skype, Snapchat, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and many more. But please give some time to read user review because some new or not famous applications may contain viruses or malware that can make our SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) become hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or boot logo loop or LCD touch screen not responsive. We have to force shutdown or force soft reset to clean temporary files and caches. After our SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) can start and booting again, please install one good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST. It will scan all installed applications and also other files inside SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016). 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 SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016).
How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) ?
At normal situations, we can run any above applications for daily activity. But when something happen because of bad applications, then we can not use SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) such as LCD touch screen not responding with our finger touch. First, try to do soft reset or reboot this phone to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) 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 SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) 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 SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016)?
We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) 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 J3 (2016) (J320F/J320A/J320P/J3109/J320M/J320Y)with software menu:
- Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016)
- Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) battery already charge properly
- Go to menu:Setting > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset device
- ChooseErase Everything
- SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default
#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) (J320F/J320A/J320P/J3109/J320M/J320Y)with Hardware key button:
- Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) charge properly
- Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016)
- Press and hold together :Power Button + Volume Up + Home Button
- If the button at number 3 not work, we can try with press and hold togetherPower Button + Volume Up Button
- If we see the menu at LCD screen, chooseWipe Data/Factory ResetwithVolume Buttonto select and usePower Buttonto ok or enter.
- The SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) will doing the process of restoring to factory default.
How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?
There are some product of SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) which depend on country release. They have differences at main camera which available with 8 megapixel or 5 megapixel at back side of body. However, we still can have a lot of good images for daily activity. Please give security protections to secure our data or photos or videos from unauthorized people when SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) away from us or stolen or lost. SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) does not have fingerprint sensor. But we still can use screen lock pattern or password pin protection which already available together with factory default operating system. The problems will be happen when we forgot security answer or can not open with finger scan, what should we do?
Do not worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) use our Google account. Please turn ON our phone, when it ask for security answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until our SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) 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 signed-in before. If we can not access our Google account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key.
Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) ?
We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) is*2767*3855#.But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.
How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) (J320F / J320A / J320P / J3109 / J320M / J320Y)?
There are two phone memory type at SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016), 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 J3 (2016) 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. SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) have its own dedicated slot for external memory using microSD maximum 256 GB capacity.
How to Make Battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016)Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?
By using 2600 mAh battery capacity at SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016), some users can use this phone for about one day full without need to recharge. But if we use dual simcard slot network provider and watching several full movie or playing games for several hours, then SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) battery will not strong enough. We have to do some adjustment to make SAMSUNG GALAXY J3 (2016) battery can work longer. First we have to make the LCD brightness as low as possible. If we are not use any connections such as GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth or NFC, then please disable all connection, because they will consume some power although only for standby.