Tips and tricks to fix SONY XPERIA XZ3 problems. First Android Pie operating system from Sony which use 6 inches LCD screen with 18:9 aspect ration. The screen type use P-OLED and of course already design with Triluminos display andX-Reality Engine. The fingerprint located at back side of body bellow rear camera. This is high end smartphone with single or dual simcard slot memory options. Powered by Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 processor. Find more review information and solutions to solve problems of SONY XPERIA XZ3 at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

Advantage of SONY XPERIA XZ3 Specifications:

LCD Screen 6 inches for SONY XPERIA XZ3
P-OLED touch screen LCD screen 18:9 ratio
Internal memory 64 GB with 4 GB or 6 GB RAM
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB share with simcard slot 2
Main Camera 19 MP (f/2.0, 25mm, 1/2.3″, 1.22µm)
Main Camera Dual 19 MP (f/2.0, 25mm, 1/2.3″, 1.22µm) + 12 MP B/W (f/1.6, 1/2.3″, 1.55µm)
Main Camera features Gyro EIS, predictive phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 13 MP for selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver
GPU Adreno 630
Operating system Android Pie version 9.0
Battery Li-Ion 3300 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery SONY XPERIA XZ3 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

SONY XPERIA XZ3 is one of Sony flagship smartphone who already use latest version of Android Pie operating system. High end smartphone need bigger internal memory to install several interesting applications. This phone have 64 GB internal memory with 4 GB / 6 GB RAM for multitasking applications. We can extend the storage share using simcard slot 2, with MicroSD maximum 512 GB capacity, of course it can use for smaller capacity card. With bigger internal memory capacity, we will not easily get insufficient storage when install several applications from Google Play Store Facebook, Viber, Telegram, Instagram, Whatsapp, Facebook, WeChat, Snapchat, Line Messenger, Skype, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). There are also some bad apps from Google Play Store which contain viruses or malware. Usually available at new or not famous apps. If we install these apps, then our SONY XPERIA XZ3 will get some troubles like hang or stuck or bricks or LCD touch screen not responding with our finger touch. This bad apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information.

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 XZ3 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 XZ3. 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 XZ3 ?

After install several applications, some apps can get troubles or crash or corrupt. They can make some troubles like hang or LCD touch screen not responsive. At this time we have to try clean temporary files and caches inside this phone. Please press and hold POWER button until SONY XPERIA XZ3 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 XZ3 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 XZ3?

 

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our SONY XPERIA XZ3 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 XZ3 with Software Menu:

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on SONY XPERIA XZ3 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 XZ3
  6. The SONY XPERIA XZ3 will continue the step until ready to use in clean factory default.

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA XZ3 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 XZ3 battery is charge properly or full charge
  4. Power off SONY XPERIA XZ3
  5. Boot SONY XPERIA XZ3 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.

 

#Option 3, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA XZ3 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 XZ3
  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 XZ3

 

#Option 4, Hard Reset SONY XPERIA XZ3 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 XZ3 to factory default Android operating system.

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for SONY XPERIA XZ3 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

This phone have good main camera at back side body. It use single 19 megapixel at rear camera and 13 megapixel at front camera. We should agree that SONY XPERIA XZ3 give wonderful pictures result because this phone have good image sensor. After use several months, we will have many private pictures or important data. Of course we do not want unauthorized user can see our data. Please activate security protections like fingerprint which located at back body by scan our finger several time to make it recognize for unlock. Beside fingerprint, we also have to activate alternative protections like screen lock pattern or password pin protections when fingerprint can not work because we use gloves. 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 XZ3 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 XZ3 ?

There is no secret hidden code for SONY XPERIA XZ3 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 XZ3 ?

There are two phone memory type at SONY XPERIA XZ3, 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 XZ3 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 XZ3 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Battery of SONY XPERIA XZ3 is not removable. The capacity is 3300 mAh, enough to power this phone full one day without need to recharge. But if we use this phone too much like watch movie several hours or playing games then SONY XPERIA XZ3 battery will not enough. We have to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible, because LCD is the most battery drain. Please also disable all not use connections like GPS or NFC or Bluetooth or Wifi when we do not use that connections. There are also some different battery usage between single or dual active simcard.