How to Easily Master Format SONY XPERIA 5 III with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SONY XPERIA 5 III (Mark 3) problems. The screen size use 6.1 inches with OLED 120Hz refresh rate at 1080p Full HD+ resolutions. This phone powered by Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G processor with dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 660. Android 11 operating system has been installed by default when we use from beginning.

The back body use glass type with aluminium frame. This phone has IP65/IP68 rate for dust/water proof performance. It is important to wash our phone when we go back home to clean up viruses such as Covid. We will give more solutions, review and information about how to solve SONY XPERIA 5 III software or hardware troubles at community. The product model code are XQBQ62/G, XQBQ52G.UKCX.

What are Advantages of SONY XPERIA 5 III Specifications and Features ?

  • Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE or 5G Dual simcard
  • LCD 6.1 inches 21:9 aspect ratio
  • Octa-core 1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585
  • GPU Adreno 650
  • Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi / NFC
  • Memory Internal 128 GB or 256 GB with 8 GB RAM
  • Main Camera Triple 12 MP f/1.7 + 12 MP f/2.3 + 12 MP f/2.2
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 8 MP for video conference and selfie photography
  • Operating System Android 10.0
  • Battery Li-Po 4500 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SONY XPERIA 5 III hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

We can use 128 GB or 256 GB internal storage capacity. The external memory can be use at secondary network simcard slot. There are many games and applications that we can download from Google Play Store.

Please be careful because some new or not famous applications may contain viruses or malware that can make some troubles if installed on our SONY XPERIA 5 Mark III such as stuck or become slowly or hang or broken or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. These kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information / icon. We need to read several user reviews before download this kind of apps.

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 5 III 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 also remove all Google account from SONY XPERIA 5 III. 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 5 III ?

Restart or soft reset is very important to remove temporary files and caches from SONY XPERIA 5 III (MARK TWO). 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 5 III will reboot or restart
  • If we continue press that button above, then SONY XPERIA 5 III will turn off

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 SONY XPERIA 5 III 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 5 III?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SONY XPERIA 5 III 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 SONY XPERIA 5 III with Software Menu:

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

#Option 2, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA 5 III 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 5 III battery is charge properly or full charge
  4. Power off SONY XPERIA 5 III
  5. Boot SONY XPERIA 5 III to flashmode with using:Volume Down Buttonandconnect to USB cable at No.1 above
  6. Follow the menu at our computer display, it is easy to understand the steps.

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#Option 3, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA 5 III 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 5 III
  4. Press and Hold together:Power Button + Volume UpButton for several seconds
  5. Follow the menu at LCD screen to continue the hard reset SONY XPERIA 5 III

#Option 4, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA 5 III with PC Companion Software from Computer (software repair)

  1. Please Make Sure the Battery not Empty
  2. PC Companionis default applications for Sony Smartphone which can be download from Sony Website
  3. After install at our computer, openPC CompanionApplications
  4. Before connect to phone, please choosePhone Updateand follow several step atPC Companion
  5. At some menu,PC Companionwill tell us how to connect the phone withPC Companionusing USB cable and press theVolume Downbutton
  6. Finish thePC Companionstep and until it doing Factory Reset to SONY XPERIA 5 III to factory default Android operating system.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SONY XPERIA 5 III forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

After use SONY XPERIA 5 III for several months we will have many important data and photos videos that taken from triple cameras 12 megapixel for wide + 12 megapixel for optical zoom + 12 megapixel for 124 degree ultrawide. Therefore we have to protect all data from unauthorized people when SONY XPERIA 5 III stolen or lost or away from us.

We can use fingerprint or 8 megapixel front camera for facial recognizing. We need to choose backup protection like screen lock pattern or password or pin. This is important because SONY XPERIA 5 III fingerprint and face detection will not work after restart or reboot. It will ask to unlock using secondary protection. However, 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, because we can do hard reset or reformat using one of following steps above. SONY XPERIA 5 III already use latest version of Android operating system. This version has improvement with FRP or Factory Reset Protections. What is the importance of using FRP? When our phone lost or stolen, the unauthorized people will try to do hard reset or master format. Once this phone force to hard reset or reformatted, then we have to proved as the original owner, by Verify your account with previous Google Account. Therefore we have to keep carefully our Gmail username and password. Please use Forgot Email link if we can not access or forget our Google username and password.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SONY XPERIA 5 III ?

There is no secret hidden code for SONY XPERIA 5 III 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 5 III ?

There are two phone memory type at SONY XPERIA 5 III, 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 5 III 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 5 III Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

SONY XPERIA 5 III (Mark Three) use 4500 mAh battery capacity. It has fast charging 30W technology. If we want to make SONY XPERIA 5 III battery work more longer, then we need to do some adjustment like disable all not use connection like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi or NFC. We also need to make LCD screen brightness as low as possible.

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