Tips and tricks to fix SONY XPERIA L2 / L2 DUAL problems. Some users need to use dual simcard slot, then we can choose SONY XPERIA L2 DUAL, but do not worry because the second simcard slot is not share with external memory, because SONY XPERIA L2 family have dedicated external memory slot maximum 256 GB MicroSD. The screen size is 5.5 inches, but still use 16:9 ratio. The first operating system installed with Android Nougat version 7.0. Find more information about how to solve problems of SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) at www.hard-reset.org community.
Advantage of SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) Specifications:
LCD Screen 5.5 inches
IPS touch screen LCD screen
Internal memory 32 GB
RAM 3 GB
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB
Main Camera 13 MP (f/2.0, 1/3.1″), autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.4 for selfie photography and video conference
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Nougat version 7.0
Battery Li-Ion 3300 mAh
How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?
This phone comes with Android Nougat for factory default operating system. It is work at Mediatek MT6737T processor. The internal memory is 32 GB with 3 GB RAM. This capacity is enough to install some applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Whatsapp, Viber, Snapchat, Line Messenger, Telegram, WeChat, Skype, Instagram, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). We have to know that some applications inside Google Play Store especially new apps or not famous developers will make bad applications which contain viruses or malware. These kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect shield. If we install this apps, then our SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) can get some troubles like hang or stuck or bricks or LCD touch screen not responsive or can not run with our finger touch. What we have to do when we get this trouble? First we have to remove temporary files and caches inside this phone by doing soft reset. After our SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) 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 L2 (DUAL). 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 L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) ?
We do not need to do soft reset when our phone still work normally for several weeks, but sometime strange problems happen. Usually because applications crash or corrupt, then we have to clean temporary files and caches by doing soft reset or reboot or restart. Otherwise our phone will get some trouble like act not normal or hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. Please press and hold POWER button until SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) shutdown or turn off by itself. If it is not work, then try to press and hold POWER + VOLUME DOWN together until shutdown. 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 L2 (DUAL) 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 L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331)?
We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) 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 L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) with Software Menu:
- Make sure the battery is charge properly
- Turn on SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) smartphone
- Don’t forget to backup all important data
- Go to menu:Setting > Backup & reset > Factory Data Reset > Reset Phone
- ChooseErase everythingto continue and confirm you ready to do the format SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL)
- The SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.
#Option 2, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) with Flashtool applications:
- Flashtool in the applications from Sony can be download from Sony website.
- Flashtool software need to installed in our computer and ready with USB data cable
- Make sure SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) battery is charge properly or full charge
- Power off SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL)
- Boot SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) to flashmode with using:Volume Down Buttonandconnect to USB cable at No.1 above
- Follow the menu at our computer display, it is easy to understand the steps.
#Option 3, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) with Hardware Key Button:
- Make sure the battery fully charge
- Do not forget to backup all important data
- Turn off the SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL)
- Press and Hold together:Power Button + Volume UpButton for several seconds
- Follow the menu at LCD screen to continue the hard reset SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL)
#Option 4, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) with PC Companion Software from Computer (software repair)
- Please Make Sure the Battery not Empty
- PC Companionis default applications for Sony Smartphone which can be download from Sony Website
- After install at our computer, openPC CompanionApplications
- Before connect to phone, please choosePhone Updateand follow several step atPC Companion
- At some menu,PC Companionwill tell us how to connect the phone withPC Companionusing USB cable and press theVolume Downbutton
- Finish thePC Companionstep and until it doing Factory Reset to SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) to factory default Android operating system.
How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?
SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) have fingerprint which located at back side of body, bellow main rear camera. This fingerprint will not active unless we activated and register our fingerprint to make this phone can recognize our fingerprint to unlock the screen. All setting can be choose from menu Setting. This phone also have good rear camera 13 megapixel and 8 megapixel front camera. Most pictures should not easily read by unauthorized people, therefore we have to secure our important data either using fingerprint or other options like 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, because we can do hard reset or reformat using one of following steps above. SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) 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 reformated, 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 L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) ?
There is no secret hidden code for SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.
How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) (Reformat)?
Ready use operating system has been prepare when we use SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) from the box. But after use for several month, there are many applications installed inside 32 GB RAM. The problem start happen when some applications crash or corrupt and make SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) run not normal because operating system damage. We have to reinstall or reformat SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) with factory default OS. First we have to know that official factory default Android operating system file source already saved safely inside SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) ROM or internal memory, therefore we do not need to copy or download from other resources. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android os will be reinstall automatically at our SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL).
How to Upgrade SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) Android Version ?
The first operating system when SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) ship in the market is Android Nougat 7.1.1. Base by information we got, SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) still not get any Android Oreo 8+ official upgrade. But this phone still get several time firmware update to fix some bugs and improve performance features using OTA (over the air) or by wireless.
How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) ?
There are two phone memory type at SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL), 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 L2 (DUAL) 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 SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) Run More Faster or Fix Slow Performance Problems ?
This phone have default 3 GB RAM for multitasking applications. After use several month, there are many applications installed at SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL). Some applications like games or social media group chat will stay a live in the background to wait data update or command. All of them will use RAM. If many apps run in the background, then SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) RAM and processor resources will be insufficient and make this phone run more slowly. Therefore we have to uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) run faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format like steps above.
How to Make Battery of SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) (H3311 / H3321 / H4311 / H4331) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?
This phone have 5.5 inches LCD screen, the battery capacity is 3300 mAh. This capacity already enough to make this phone work full one day without need to recharge. But please note, this conditions will enough if we use for standard activity. For heavy users, maybe we need more capacity. But we have to know that SONY XPERIA L2 (DUAL) battery is not removable, therefore we can not replace with bigger battery. However, we still can do some adjustment for heavy users which have many social media group chat or heavy game players or for watch many video streaming. Please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. We also have to disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth or NFC. If some applications want to know our locations like camera or other apps, then please activate GPS battery power saving mode from menu Setting > Location.