How to Easily Master Format SONY XPERIA E5 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix problems at SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313). We can choose to buy single or dual simcard with 4G LTE Broadband capabilities. The LCD screen is 5 inches with Android Marshmallow when the first time release in the market. The internal memory is 16 GB and have 1.5 GB RAM for multitasking. Find more information about SONY XPERIA E5 review and how to solve troubles at community. SONY XPERIA E5 have mid-end features specifications with cheaper price, it does not have fingerprint but already have NFC for data transfer.

Advantage of SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) Specifications:

LCD Screen 5 inches with Bravia Engine
IPS touch screen LCD screen
Internal memory 16 GB
RAM 1.5 GB
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB
Main Camera 13 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP for selfie photography
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T720MP2
Operating system Android Marshmallow version 6
Battery Li-Ion 2300 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The internal memory of SONY XPERIA E5 is enough to install several interesting applications social media or group chat from Google Play Store such as Facebook, Skype, WeChat, Whatsapp, Telegram, Instagram, Snapchat, Viber, Line Messenger, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). This phone have 1.5 GB RAM, not too big but still can run most of them. We strongly suggest to give some time to read user review before download apps from Google Play Store, because there are many bad developers create viruses or malware inside their apps like new games or new social media like. If we install that apps then our SONY XPERIA E5 become trouble like hang 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 SONY XPERIA E5 can boot again, then please directly download one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON, please choose only one 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 SONY XPERIA E5. 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 SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) ?

When we install several applications, we need all of them run without any problems. But because of some bad apps or crash applications then SONY XPERIA E5 become hang or LCD touch screen not responsive in the middle of running applications? We have to force reboot or force shutdown or soft reset SONY XPERIA E5 to clean temporary files caches and restart all running applications from beginning. Please press and hold POWER button until SONY XPERIA E5 shutdown by itself. After this phone totally off, then press again POWER button to turn it on. This process will not remove any important data, so do not worry to do this steps anytime we want.

If our SONY XPERIA E5 still can boot normally but we need to restart all running applications, then please turn on the screen and continue press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power Off / Reboot menu to soft reset or reboot.

How to backup data or Contact at SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313)?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) 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.

The SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) have dedicted external microSD slot which can read and write maximum 256 GB capacity. But we still can use lower capacity storage start from 2 GB or 8 GB and so on. To make access for files faster, we recommended to use class 10 microSD. This memory also can use to store recorded video and camera.

#Option 1, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) with Software Menu:

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) 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 E5 (F3311 / F3313)
  6. The SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

#Option 2, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) 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 E5 (F3311 / F3313) battery is charge properly or full charge
  4. Power off SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313)
  5. Boot SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) 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 E5 (F3311 / F3313) 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 E5 (F3311 / F3313)
  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 E5 (F3311 / F3313)

#Option 4, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) 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 E5 (F3311 / F3313) to factory default Android operating system.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313)forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Camera is good features inside SONY XPERIA E5 because it have 13 megapixel main camera and 5 megapixel front camera. Sony always give nice performance for photo-video recording. We will have several important data inside SONY XPERIA E5 which is not necessary to read or access by unauthorized users, therefore we have to secure all data when SONY XPERIA E5 away from us or lost or stolen by someone else. But we can not use fingerprint, because SONY XPERIA E5 do not have fingerprint sensor. We can use factory default security protection without install anything such as screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or scan not open with fingerprint. 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 E5 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 Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313)?

There is no secret hidden code for SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset this Android.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) ?

There are two phone memory type at SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313), 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 E5 (F3311 / F3313) as well. Please use menu setting to do hard reset or reformat using #option 1 above, but make sure to give checkbox mark atErase 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 menuSetting > 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 E5 (F3311 / F3313) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

One important features from smartphone is battery. We find that SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) use standard battery capacity with 2300 mAh, actually this is not enough to make this phone can work for one day especially when we use if for watch full movie streaming or offline video, also when we play games for several hours. Therefore we have to do some adjustment like make LCD screen as low as possible. The other features that we have to adjust to make SONY XPERIA E5 (F3311 / F3313) battery work more stronger is try to disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth and also NFC whether from shortcut menu or from menu setting, because that connections still will consume battery although we are not directly use them. Just activate again once we want to use that connection one by one.

2 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format SONY XPERIA E5 with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. Hello ,i read the post , i try to hard reset ny phone by the second method but doesn’t work .
    I hold down both keys , vol up + power button , the phone vibrates a single time , after a few seconds vibrates tree time and nothing happens. Please help me

    • Hi, you can try to do hard reset or reformat your Sony Xperia E5 operating system to factory default using PC Companion software like steps at #Option 4 above. Please prepare the software by download it from Sony Mobile official website and install it at Windows computer. Then follow steps at #Option 4 above carefully to reformat the operating system.


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