How to Easily Master Format SONY XPERIA L4 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SONY XPERIA L4 problems. This is Sony Android smartphone from Sony which use Android Pie 9.0 as factory default operating system. To make the selling price is cheaper, SONY XPERIA L4 use 64 bit Mediatek processor MT6762 Helio P22 with dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) PowerVR GE8320. Full screen 6.2 inches LCD is use at this phone with HD resolution 720 x 1680 pixels. At the top of the screen, we can see notch drop for single front camera. Some users have bad experience using SONY XPERIA L4 with some issue. Find more review and information about how to solve troubles of SONY XPERIA L4 at community.

What are Advantages of SONY XPERIA L4 Specifications and Features ?

  • Network GSM 3G HSDPA or with 4G LTE Dual simcard
  • LCD 6.2 inches 21:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53GHz Kryo 485
  • GPU PowerVR GE8320
  • Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
  • Memory Internal 64 GB 3 GB RAM
  • Main Camera Triple 13 MP f/1.6 + 5 MP f/2.2 + 2 MP f/2.4
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 8 MP for video conference and selfie photography
  • Operating System Android Pie 9.0
  • Battery Li-Po 3580 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SONY XPERIA L4 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

SONY XPERIA L4 have single or dual simcard slot. The secondary slot can be replace with external memory MicroSD for extending internal storage 64 GB. External memory usually can be use for keep our photos and videos. With 3 RAM, there are some multitasking apps that we can run together. There are many apps we can install from Google Play Store like Facebook, WeChat, Whatsapp, Instagram, and some other more.

We have to know, beside good apps, there are also bad apps inside Google Play Store, usually they are act as fake spyware or firewall, but they may contain viruses or malware that can make our SONY XPERIA L4 get troubles like become slowly or hang or stuck or broken or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. These kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information / icon.

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 L4 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 L4. 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 L4 ?

Restart or soft reset is very important to remove temporary files and caches from SONY XPERIA L4. 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 L4 will reboot or restart
  • If we continue press that button above, then SONY XPERIA L4 will turn off

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 L4 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 L4?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SONY XPERIA L4 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 L4 with Software Menu:

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on SONY XPERIA L4 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 L4
  6. The SONY XPERIA L4 will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA L4 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 L4 battery is charge properly or full charge
  4. Power off SONY XPERIA L4
  5. Boot SONY XPERIA L4 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.

#Option 3, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA L4 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 L4
  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 L4

#Option 4, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA L4 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 L4 to factory default Android operating system.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SONY XPERIA L4 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

SONY XPERIA L4 have triple camera with 13 megapixel f/2.0 for standard wide + 5 megapixel f/2.2 for ultrawide + 2 megapixel f/2.4 for DOF or Bokeh effect. This camera also can record up to 1080p at 30fps video. After use several months, we will have many private photos and videos. We have to secure our data from unauthorized poeple, especially when SONY XPERIA L4 away from us or stolen or lost.

SONY XPERIA L4 comes with fingerprint which located at left side of the body. We can register our fingerprint several time to make it recognize for unlock. We also can use 8 megapixel front camera for face unlock recognizing. After finish register first protections, we need to choose secondary protections 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 L4 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 L4 ?

There is no secret hidden code for SONY XPERIA L4 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 L4 ?

There are two phone memory type at SONY XPERIA L4, 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 L4 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 L4 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

SONY XPERIA L4 use 3580 standard battery. It can work full one day without need to recharge. The problems will be happen when we use SONY XPERIA L4 several hours continuously for playing games or watch movie. We have to do some adjustment to make SONY XPERIA L4 battery work longer. Please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible and disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or NFC or Wifi. SONY XPERIA L4 battery can be charge faster because it use fast charger technology.

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