How to Easily Master Format VIVO V3 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and trick to fix VIVO V3 smartphone. This phone comes with 5 inches LCD screen using 720p resolutions. VIVO V3 have dual simcard slot, but of course we can use only one simcard while the other one is empty. Not like other dual simcard slot smartphone which use simcard 2 for external microSD, VIVO V3 have dedicated external microSD slot with maximum 256 GB capacity. Find more information about how to fix problems of VIVO V3 at community.

What is Advantage of VIVO V3 Specifications:

LCD 5 inches IPS
Internal memory 16 GB 0r 32 GB ROM
Main Camera 13 MP, f/2.1, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front camera 8 megapixel for selfie photography
Processor Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 405
Operating system Android Lollipop version 5.1
Battery Li-Ion 2550 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery VIVO V3 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The internal memory of VIVO V3 is have two options before we buy. There are 16 GB or 32 GB internal memory, but of course the 32 GB will make this phone can install more applications from Google Play Store such as Facebook, Line Messenger, Instagram, Whatsapp, Snapchat, Instagram, Skype, WeChat, Viber, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and many more. But we always have to read users review before download new applications, because sometime they may contain viruses or malware that can make our VIVO V3 become slowly or hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or boot logo loop or LCD touch screen not responsive. If this problems happen, then we have to force soft reset or reboot or shutdown to clean temporary files and caches. When our VIVO V3 can start and booting again, please install one good antivirus like NORTON or AVAST. All good antivirus applications will try to scan all installed applications and all content inside our VIVO V3. If the problems still happen, then we have to do 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 also remove all Google account from VIVO V3.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart VIVO V3 ?

When some bad applications have installed inside VIVO V3, then our phone will run with some trouble like LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. What should we do? The first steps to do is doing soft reset or reboot this phone to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until VIVO V3 shutdown or turn off by itself. This process is safe because it will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our VIVO V3 still can boot normally, but we want to clear temporary files and caches then we can press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

How to backup data or Contact at VIVO V3?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our VIVO V3 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.

VIVO V3 is dual simcard GSM/CDMA slots, but we still can add additional external memory when we need more storage inside VIVO V3. There are dedicated external microSD storage slots to use togehter with maximum 256 GB external memory. This external memory can be use for backup all important data from internal memory.

#Option 1, Hard Reset VIVO V3 with software menu

  1. Turn on the VIVO V3
  2. It is very important to make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. If we still can access file manager or other applications, the please backup all data or photos/videos at VIVO V3 because all data and applications will be erase or delete
  4. Go to Menu : Setting > More Setting > Backup and Reset > Erase all data
  5. Give check-mark : Erase Phone Storage if we want to clean / wipe all data
  6. Choose : Erase everything
  7. The VIVO V3 will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

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#Option 2, Hard Reset VIVO V3 with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off VIVO V3
  2. It is very important to make sure the battery is fully charge
  3. Press and hold POWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP BUTTON key
  4. Release POWER BUTTON after the LCD show Logo (do not release VOLUME UP Button at this steps)
  5. Wait until menu appear then we can no release VOLUME UP Button
  6. Choose Wipe Data option by using Volume Button to go up and down at menu and press POWER Button to Ok or Confirm or Choose. It will wipe all data to finish the Hard Reset or Master Format Steps
  7. Wait until the Use VIVO V3 finish the process and the phone will start again like new

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format VIVO V3 ?

There is no secret hidden code for VIVO V3 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at VIVO V3 ?

There are two phone memory type at VIVO V3, 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 VIVO V3 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 VIVO V3 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain?

VIVO V3 have 5 inches LCD screen width. It will need big battery to make it can run full one day without recharge. But as we know VIVO V3 only have 2550 mAh battery capacity which is not big for standard activity like chatting or browsing or playing games or watch movie for several hours. We have to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible.

FAQ about VIVO V3:

  • Can I connect USB Flash Drive at VIVO V3? Yes, VIVO V3 support USB OTG for read and write USB Flash Disk.
  • Is VIVO V3 Waterproof? No, VIVO V3 does not have water resistance capabilities.

2 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format VIVO V3 with Safety Hard Reset?”

  1. hi.
    I am bgurunadh Reddy actually my vivo phone ask software update unfortunately my phone signal down and I am reboot my phone
    automatically my device asking recovery window

    • Hi, usually when your phone signal down at software update, will not make any problems with operating system unless your process interrupted by battery empty. We suggest to do hard reset to reformat your Vivo V3 operating system to factory default.


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