How to Easily Master Format SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT (G8441) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT G8441 problems. This is smaller Android smartphone from Sony which use Android Oreo version 8.0 when the first time release in the market. This phone have small size at 4.6 inches with 16:9 aspect ratio. The screen resolutions is HD 720p. This phone also use Triluminos display technology and X-Reality Engine. The other good features from this phone is water proof with IP68 certified. Find more information how to solve trouble of SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT at community.

Advantage of SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACTSpecifications:

LCD Screen 4.6 inches
IPS touch screen LCD screen
Internal memory 32 GB with 4 GB
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB
Main Camera 19 MP (f/2.0, 25mm, 1/2.3″, 1.22 µm), gyro EIS
Main Camera Feature predictive phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP for video conference and selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 2.45 GHz Kryo & 1.9 GHz Kryo
GPU Adreno 540
Operating system Android Oreo version 8.0
Battery Li-Ion 2700 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

This phone is easy to hold and bring everywhere, because the screen size is only 4.6 inches. But the specifications is above mid end smartphone. It is use processor from Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835. The total internal memory size is 32 GB with 4 GB RAM. We still have enough storage to install many interesting applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Telegram, Snapchat, Viber, Whatsapp, WeChat, Line Messenger, Skype, Instagram, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). We always suggest to read as many user review as possible because at Google Play Store, there are some bad applications which can make some trouble such as hang or stuck or bricks or LCD touch screen not responsive or can not run with our finger touch. This applications usually appear at new or not famous applications. These kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect from Google Play Store. 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 XZ1 COMPACT 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 XZ1 COMPACT. 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 XZ1 COMPACT?

The way to remove temporary files and caches is by doing soft reset or reboot or restart. We need to do this steps when our phone start to act not normal or hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. Please press and hold POWER button until SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT 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 XZ1 COMPACT 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 XZ1 COMPACT ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT 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 XZ1 COMPACT with Software Menu:

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT 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 XZ1 COMPACT
  6. The SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACTwith 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 XZ1 COMPACT battery is charge properly or full charge
  5. Boot SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT 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 XZ1 COMPACT 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 XZ1 COMPACT
  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 XZ1 COMPACT

#Option 4, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT 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 XZ1 COMPACT to factory default Android operating system.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

if we are really care about the security of our important files, then we need to give security protections at this phone like fingerprint or screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The 19 megapixel main camera and 8 megapixel front camera will make this phone keep many private or coincidental pictures. We need to secure all data from unauthorized people when SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT away from us or stolen or lost. We need to register our fingerprint first before it can recognize to unlock this phone. If we do not like to use fingerprint, then we can use alternative 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 XZ1 COMPACT 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 XZ1 COMPACT ?

There is no secret hidden code for SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT 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 XZ1 COMPACT ?

There are two phone memory type at SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT, 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 XZ1 COMPACT 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 XZ1 COMPACT Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

The screen size is not to big, only 4.6 inches. As we know that the screen will consume a lot of battery power when turn on. Therefore this screen size will not consume battery power as big as 5.5″ or 6 inches size smartphone. SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT use 2700 mAh capacity. But if we are kind of heavy users which have a lot of social media group chat or playing games to much, then this battery will not enough. Please note that the SONY XPERIA XZ1 COMPACT battery is not removable, therefore we can not replace with bigger battery. But we can do some adjustment at LCD screen brightness as low as possible, the other options to prolong battery usage by disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth or NFC. Some apps maybe need to know our locations like camera, then please activate GPS battery saving mode.

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