Tips and tricks to fix SONY XPERIA 1 problems. This is new type of Sony premium smartphone with unique LCD screen size and aspect ration. It have 6.5 inches LCD screen with OLED Triluminos display type and 21:9 ratio. The screen is able to play 4K because it use 1644 x 3840 pixels resolutions and also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6. As high end smartphone, it is powered by Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 which have 7 nm technology and dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 640. Good camera sensor is use at SONY XPERIA 1 (ONE) with triple camera 12 megapixel for wide + 12 megapixel for telephoto + 12 megapixel ultra wide. When the first time release in the market, this phone already installed with ready to use Android Pie 9.0. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of SONY XPERIA ONE at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

Advantage of SONY XPERIA 1 Specifications:

LCD Screen 6.5 inches
OLED LCD touch screen LCD screen 21:9 ratio
Internal memory 64 GB or 128 GB
RAM 6 GB
External memory microSD, up to 1000 GB share with simcard slot 2
Main Camera Triple 13 MP f/1.6 + 12 MP f/2.4 (Tele) + 12 MP f/2.4 (Ultra Wide)
Main Camera Features 5-axis OIS + Optical Zoom + LED flash, HDR
Front Camera 8 MP for selfie photography and video conference
Processor Octa-core 1 x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 485
Operating system Android Pie version 9.0
Battery Li-Ion 3330 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SONY XPERIA 1 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This is high end smartphone with two options of internal memory, with 64 GB or 128 GB. The cheaper price have 64 GB internal memory. Both type have same big 6 GB RAM. RAM is important for multitasking applications like chatting or games or some other more. SONY XPERIA 1 storage can be extend with external memory maximum 1 TB, but it use simcard slot 2 when we have dual simcard type.

Inside 64 GB internal memory, the operating system Android Pie version 9.0 has been installed and ready to use. Sony already include some other factory default applications. Therefore we will not get free 64 GB storage left, but still have more then 50% free for install important applications from Google Play Store like Whatsapp, Skype, Facebook, Viber, Line Messenger, WeChat, Telegram, Instagram, Snapchat, and some other more.

We have to know that some applications inside Google Play Store may contain viruses or malware, especially new or not famous apps. Therefore we have to read as many users review as possible if we really need to download that new applications. If bad apps infected at our SONY XPERIA 1, then it will get some troubles such as hang or stuck or bricks or LCD touch screen not responding with our finger touch. This bad apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information.

What do we have to do? First we have to remove temporary files and caches inside this phone by doing soft reset. After our SONY XPERIA 1 can run again, then please try to download one good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST. It will scan all installed applications and give recommendation if there are some high-risk setting. 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 SONY XPERIA 1. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

 

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How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart SONY XPERIA 1 ?

 

Restart or soft reset is very important to remove temporary files and caches from SONY XPERIA 1. Please follow these steps to force soft reset or reboot when the phone stuck or freezing:

  • Press and hold together Power Button + Volume Up Button
  • Wait until Vibrate and then Release All Button
  • Then SONY XPERIA 1 will reboot or restart

After it 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 SONY XPERIA 1 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 SONY XPERIA 1?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SONY XPERIA 1 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 SONY XPERIA 1 with Software Menu:

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on SONY XPERIA 1 smartphone
  3. Don’t forget to backup all important data
  4. Go to menu: Setting > Backup & reset > Factory Data Reset > Reset Phone 
  5. Choose Erase everything to continue and confirm you ready to do the format SONY XPERIA 1
  6. The SONY XPERIA 1 will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA 1 with Flashtool applications:

 

  1. Flashtool in the applications from Sony can be download from Sony website.
  2. Flashtool software need to  installed in our computer and ready with USB data cable
  3. Make sure SONY XPERIA 1 battery is charge properly or full charge
  4. Power off SONY XPERIA 1
  5. Boot SONY XPERIA 1 to flashmode with using: Volume Down Button and connect to USB cable at No.1 above
  6. Follow the menu at our computer display, it is easy to understand the steps.

 

#Option 3, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA 1 with Hardware Key Button:

  1. Make sure the battery fully charge
  2. Do not forget to backup all important data
  3. Turn off the SONY XPERIA 1
  4. Press and Hold together: Power Button + Volume Up Button for several seconds
  5. Follow the menu at LCD screen to continue the hard reset SONY XPERIA 1

 

#Option 4, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA 1 with PC Companion Software from Computer (software repair)

  1. Please Make Sure the Battery not Empty
  2. PC Companion is default applications for Sony Smartphone which can be download from Sony Website
  3. After install at our computer, open PC Companion Applications
  4. Before connect to phone, please choose Phone Update and follow several step at PC Companion
  5. At some menu, PC Companion will tell us how to connect the phone with PC Companion using USB cable and press the Volume Down button
  6. Finish the PC Companion step and until it doing Factory Reset to SONY XPERIA 1 to factory default Android operating system.

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SONY XPERIA 1 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Sony known as good quality camera sensor manufacture, this SONY XPERIA 1 also have good triple camera with same resolutions 12 megapixel but different lens for wide, telephoto and ultra wide. We will have many private pictures and videos after use several month. Therefore we have to protect our important data from unauthorized people when this phone away from us or lost or stolen.

Like some other high end Sony smartphone, SONY XPERIA 1 also have fingerprint at right side of body. This phone will suggest to use security protections like fingerprint when the first time activation. We also can choose alternative protections like face unlock. The secondary protections will be ask for backup. Please use either screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or fingerprint sensor cannot recognize our fingerprint to unlock. What should we do?

Do not worry about this trouble, because Android already give solutions when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account to unlock it. Please turn on this phone, when it ask for security answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until SONY XPERIA 1 locked or freezing about 30 seconds. At this situations we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button, to give our Gmail username and password account that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access Google account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SONY XPERIA 1 ?

There is no secret hidden code for SONY XPERIA 1 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SONY XPERIA 1 ?

There are two phone memory type at SONY XPERIA 1, 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 SONY XPERIA 1 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 SONY XPERIA 1 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

SONY XPERIA 1 is premium smartphone and have new Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 processor, this processor can safe the power usage because it is already use 7 nm processor technology. Therefore it is use 3330 mAh battery capacity to reduce the weight because of battery. For normal usage, it can last for one day before recharge. But some heavy user who really like to playing games or watch movie several hours continuously will need more bigger battery. However, SONY XPERIA 1 battery is not removable, so we can not replace the battery with bigger capacity. We can do some adjustment to make SONY XPERIA 1 battery work more longer. Try to reduce LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Please disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi or NFC. Some apps will need to know our locations like main camera for photo location tag, then try to use GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Location.