How to Easily Master Format SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SONY XPERIA L1 problems. This phone already use Android Nougat version 7 as first factory default operating system. It have single or dual simcard options that we can choose when we want to buy SONY XPERIA L1. The screen size of SONY XPERIA L1 is 5.5 inches using HD resolutions at 720p. This phone use Mediatek MT6737T processor which make the selling price of SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) is not very expensive with standard performance. The community of will give more information about how to solve SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) trouble.

Advantage of SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) Specifications:

GSM with single or dual simcard slot 4G LTE
LCD Screen 5.5 inches
IPS touch screen LCD screen
Internal memory 16 GB
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB
Main Camera 13 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP, f/2.2 for selfie photography or video conference
Processor Quad-core 1.45 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T720MP2
Operating system Android Nougat version 7.0
Battery Li-Ion 2620 mAh

#Option 1, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) with Software Menu:

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) 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 L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313)
  6. The SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

#Option 2, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313)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 L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) battery is charge properly or full charge
  4. Power off SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313)
  5. Boot SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) 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 L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) 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 L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313)
  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 L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313)

#Option 4, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) 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 L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) to factory default Android operating system.

How to Make Battery of SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

The LCD screen will use big power capacity, therefore it is very important to have enough battery for big screen smartphone like SONY XPERIA L1 which have 5.5 inches LCD screen. But as we see the battery of SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) is only 2620 mAh battery capacity. It is not enough to run more activity inside this phone for one day without need to recharge. That is why we have to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible to make battery life longer.

7 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format SONY XPERIA L1 (G3311 / G3312 / G3313) with Safety Hard Reset?”

    • Hi, if your phone still can go to menu Setting, then we suggest to use steps at #Option 1 above to reformat and wipe all data inside your Sony Xperia L1.

  1. Thanks for the info on hard resetting the L1 !
    Worked for me – great phone that will now get a second life !


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