Tips and tricks to fix SONY XPERIA XA2 or XA2 ULTRA problems. These are almost identical smartphone from Sony, comes with Android Oreo and same 23 megapixel rear camera and also have two options for single simcard or dual simcard slot. Main differences between SONY XPERIA XA2 (Pioneer) vs SONY XPERIA XA2 ULTRA (Discovery) are :

  • LCD Screen at SONY XPERIA XA2 (H3113, H3123, H3133,H4113, H4133) is 5.2 inches, while SONY XPERIA XA2 ULTRA (H3213, H3223, H4213, H4233) is 6 inches
  • Front Camera at SONY XPERIA XA2 (H3113, H3123, H3133,H4113, H4133) is single camera with 8 megapixel, while SONY XPERIA XA2 ULTRA (H3213, H3223, H4213, H4233) is dual camera 16 megapixel + 8 megapixel
  • Battery at SONY XPERIA XA2 (H3113, H3123, H3133,H4113, H4133) is 3300 mAh, while SONY XPERIA XA2 ULTRA (H3213, H3223, H4213, H4233) is 3580 mAh

These phone use Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630 processor with Octa core CPU. The screen aspect ratio use 16:9 and screen protections already use Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Find more information about how to solve troubles of SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) at www.hard-reset.org.

 

Advantage of SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) Specifications:

LCD Screen 5.2 inches for SONY XPERIA XA2
LCD Screen 6.0 inches for SONY XPERIA XA2 ULTRA
IPS touch screen LCD screen
Internal memory 32 GB with 3 GB RAM for SONY XPERIA XA2
Internal memory 32 GB or 64 GB with 4 GB RAM for SONY XPERIA XA2 ULTRA
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB
Main Camera 23 MP (f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3″), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.4 for selfie photography SONY XPERIA XA2
Front Camera 16 MP + 8 MP for selfie photography SONY XPERIA XA2 ULTRA
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 508
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.0
Battery Li-Ion 3300 mAh for SONY XPERIA XA2
Battery Li-Ion 3580 mAh for SONY XPERIA XA2 ULTRA

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The minimum internal memory storage for each phone is 32 GB, but if we buy SONY XPERIA XA2 ULTRA, then we will have 64 GB storage options. When the first time we open this phone from the box, Android Oreo operating system already installed together with some factory default applications. We still have some free storage to install other interesting applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, WeChat, Instagram, Whatsapp, Viber, Snapchat, Line Messenger, Telegram, Skype, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). There are some bad developers which also put their apps at Google Play Store, these kind of apps may contain viruses or malware that can make some troubles when we install them at SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) such as hang or stuck or bricks or LCD touch screen not responsive or can not run with our finger touch. Usually this is happen for not famous or new apps. They will not get Verified by Play Protect information.

What have we do when we got this trouble? First we have to remove temporary files and caches inside this phone by doing soft reset. After our SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) 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 XA2 (ULTRA). 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 XA2 (ULTRA) ?

When our phone start to get some trouble, usually happen because some apps crash or corrupt. We recommended to try 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 XA2 (ULTRA) 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 XA2 (ULTRA) 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 XA2 (ULTRA)?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) 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 XA2 (ULTRA) (H4213 / H4233 / H3213 / H3223 / H4113 / H4133) with Software Menu:

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) smartphone
  3. Don’t forget to backup all important data
  4. Go to menu: Setting > Backup & reset > Factory Data Reset > Reset Phone 
  5. Choose Erase everything to continue and confirm you ready to do the format SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA)
  6. The SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

 

#Option 2, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) (H4213 / H4233 / H3213 / H3223 / H4113 / H4133) 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 XA2 (ULTRA) battery is charge properly or full charge
  4. Power off SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA)
  5. Boot SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) to flashmode with using: Volume Down Button and connect 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 XA2 (ULTRA) (H4213 / H4233 / H3213 / H3223 / H4113 / H4133) 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 XA2 (ULTRA)
  4. Press and Hold together: Power Button + Volume Up Button for several seconds
  5. Follow the menu at LCD screen to continue the hard reset SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA)

 

 

#Option 4, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) (H4213 / H4233 / H3213 / H3223 / H4113 / H4133) with PC Companion Software from Computer (software repair)

  1. Please Make Sure the Battery not Empty
  2. PC Companion is default applications for Sony Smartphone which can be download from Sony Website
  3. After install at our computer, open PC Companion Applications
  4. Before connect to phone, please choose Phone Update and follow several step at PC Companion
  5. At some menu, PC Companion will tell us how to connect the phone with PC Companion using USB cable and press the Volume Down button
  6. Finish the PC Companion step and until it doing Factory Reset to SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) to factory default Android operating system.

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Sony always try to give better camera result for SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA). If we are really like to have selfie photography, then XPERIA ULTRA is recommended. Both type have good front camera with 23 megapixel. After use several month, this phone will have many important files which not necessary to see or read by unauthorized people. Therefore we have to give security protections. We can activate fingerprint because SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) already have that sensor at back side of body bellow main camera. We need to register our fingerprint to make our finger recognize to unlock. If we do not like to use fingerprint, then we still have 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 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 XA2 (ULTRA) 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 XA2 (ULTRA) ?

There is no secret hidden code for SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) 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 XA2 (ULTRA) ?

There are two phone memory type at SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA), 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 XA2 (ULTRA) 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 XA2 (ULTRA) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Basically all type have good battery capacity. SONY XPERIA XA2 use 3300 mAh and SONY XPERIA XA2 ULTRA use 3580 mAh. But if we need to use more battery because we are very active user, then we can not replace with more bigger capacity, because SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) battery is not removable. However, we can do some adjustment to make SONY XPERIA XA2 (ULTRA) battery work more longer. First try to disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi or NFC. Second, please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. More bright we set the LCD, then it will consume more battery power. Some apps maybe need to know our locations such as camera or GPS, then please activate GPS battery saving mode.