Tips and tricks to fix SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 problems. This is Android smartphone that come with 4G CPU Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35, therefore we can not use 5G connections for broadband Internet access. However, having 4G LTE is more then enough for most Internet activity. When the first time release, it is use Android 12 and One UI Core 4.1.

The LCD screen size is 6.5 inches with HD resolutions. We can buy single or dual simcard slot type. We can choose internal storage options with 64 GB or 128 GB version. We will give more information, review and solutions about how to solve troubles of SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 (SM-M045F / SM-M045F-DS) at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What are Advantages of SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 Specifications and Features:

  • GSM 3G HSDPA with 4G LTE, Dual Simcard
  • LCD 6.5 inches
  • Internal memory 64 GB 0r 128 GB
  • RAM 4 GB
  • Main Camera Dual 13 MP f/2.2 + 2 MP f/2.4
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 5 MP for video conference & selfie photography
  • Processor Octa-core 4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU PowerVR GE8320
  • Operating system Android 12
  • Battery Li-Ion 5000 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

Beside internal storage, we also can use MicroSDXC that available at dedicated slot. We can install several applications from Google Play Store. But we need to make sure all apps are safe before install, because some of them may contain threat or viruses or malware. They can stolen our data or install unknown apps.

Please read many user reviews before install that kind of apps, other wise our SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 will get some troubles like become slowly or stuck or bricks or hang or LCD touch screen not responding or frozen. Google will not give Verified by Play Protect information when the applications are not safe.

When we get this problems, we need to remove any temporary files and caches from SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 by performing reboot or restart. We need to install good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST to scan all applications and bad settings inside this phone.

If the problems still happen, then we have to force hard reset or master format to factory default reset with one of the options above. Please note, doing hard reset will remove all important data and installed applications. We need to backup all important data before performing hard reset. For safety reasons, we suggest to stay away from unknown APK, because some of them are not dangerous.

 

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 ?

All version of SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 use same 4 GB RAM capacity. After installed many applications, some of them may crash or corrupt that can make SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 frozen or hang or LCD touch screen not responsive. We have to force soft reset or reboot or restart to clean temporary files.

 

Please press and hold POWER BUTTON + VOLUME DOWN BUTTON to shutdown or restart. We can turn it on again by pressing POWER BUTTON. Do not worry with our data and applications, because soft reset process will not remove any important files. We can do this process anytime we want, especially when some strange situations happen on SAMSUNG GALAXY M04.

We also can do soft reset procedure when our phone still at ON positions, by press and hold POWER BUTTON for several seconds, then the pop-up menu will appear for Shutdown / Reboot / Power off.

 

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How to backup data or Contact at SAMSUNG GALAXY M04  ?

This phone has external memory MicroSD slot. We can copy all important data from internal memory to MicroSD using Android file manager applications. Do not forget to backup photos and videos from internal memory for backup.

SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 can be connected to USB flash drive for backup destination, because it has USB On the Go (OTG) features. We can use file manager to copy files from internal storage to USB flash drive. Please note, sometime it can not work properly with bigger external drive HDD because the phone power is not enough to power up the external hard drive.

We can use USB data cable for connect SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 with computer PC. After our computer can recognize our phone, then use computer File Manager for browse important files inside internal memory and copy to our computer.

If our SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 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 M04 with software menu:

  1. Turn on this phone
  2. Make sure SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 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 M04 will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default

 

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#Option 2, How to Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 with Hardware key button:

  1. Make sure the battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 charge properly or battery have more than 50% capacity
  2. Turn off SAMSUNG GALAXY M04
  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 M04 will do the process of restoring to factory default without any password or passcode (hard reset).

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

After use this phone for daily activity, we will have many important data and private photos videos that shoot with dual camera 13 megapixel wide + 2 megapixel depth of field. It is very important to make sure our confidential data always secure from unauthorized people when SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 away from us or stolen or lost.

We can use default security protections like screen lock pattern or pin or password to protect our data. However, the problems will be happen when we forgot all security protection answer, including fingerprint or face detection, what should we do?

If we forgot the security protection, then we have to force hard reset or reformat to factory default by using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. This phone has FRP (factory reset protection) for secure our phone when stolen or lost. After reformat procedure finish, then we have to bypass the FRP by verified using previous Google account / Gmail account username and password.

We also recommended to activate or create SAMSUNG ACCOUNT at SAMSUNG GALAXY M04, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.

HARD RESET SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 WHEN FORGOT PASSWORD / PATTERN (SCREEN LOCKED):

When SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 turn ON but the screen locked then follow this steps: 

  1. Mare sure the battery is not empty or more than 50%
  2. When Screen ON but locked, please press and hold POWER BUTTON + VOLUME DOWN button about 5 seconds until the screen off
  3. When the screen off, please directly continue press POWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP button about 4 seconds and release all button
  4. Then you will go to recovery button, choose Wipe data / Factory Reset, then all data will be wipe or the operating system will be reformat to factory default
  5. Please note, this process need us to use previous Google account for authentication after hard reset finish. For bypass FRP: Verify your account with previous Google Account.

 

What is BACKUP PASSWORD / BACKUP PIN at SAMSUNG GALAXY M04  ?

Backup password is use for unlock or bypass forgotten security protection at SAMSUNG GALAXY M04. 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 M04, 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 or Samsung Account.

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 ?

We can try to use secret code for doing hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 is *2767*3855# (some Samsung hardware or firmware update will not work with this code). But please remember to always be careful typing that code, because the SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 will do hard reset and remove all data also installed applications.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 ?

If we want to erase all data, files and installed applications from SAMSUNG GALAXY M04, we have to do hard reset or reformat using menu like #option 1 above. We need to choose the checkbox mark for erase or remove data at internal / external memory. All data will be clean up from our SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 including Google account and Samsung account.

 

How to Make Battery of SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

SAMSUNG GALAXY M04 battery capacity is 5000 mAh. It is big enough to make it work full one day before recharge. However, if we want to use it more longer then we need to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and turn off all not use connections like GPS or WiFi or Bluetooth. NFC is not available on SAMSUNG GALAXY M04.