Tips and tricks to fix XIAOMI POCO F3 problems. This is Android 11 smartphone that powered by high-end processor Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G which has dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 650 for gaming graphic rending, support playing games without lag.

The screen use smooth AMOLED 120Hz at 6.67 inches size with Full HD+ resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels. There is a small punch hole at top of the screen for 20 megapixel front camera that we can use for face unlock or selfie photography. Some issues happen on XIAOMI POCO F3 hardware and software. We will try to give solutions, reviews and information about how to solve XIAOMI POCO F3 troubles at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What are Advantages of XIAOMI POCO F3 Specifications and Features:

  • GSM 3G HSDPA, Dual SIM Card GSM GSM / CDMA
  • 4G LTE + 5G
  • LCD 6.67 inches
  • Internal memory 128 GB 6 GB RAM
  • Internal memory 256 GB with 8 GB RAM
  • Main Camera Triple 48 MP f/1.8 + 8 MP f/2.2 + 5 MP f/2.4
  • Front camera 20 MP for selfie photography
  • Processor Octa-core 1×3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585
  • GPU Adreno 650
  • Operating system Android 11
  • Battery Li-Po 4520 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery XIAOMI POCO F3 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

XIAOMI POCO F3 is high-end smartphone at mid-range price. We can have Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G with Octa Core processor and Adreno 650 GPU, therefore we can run any applications and games from Google Play Store to install inside 128 GB or 256 GB internal storage.

There are many kind of applications and games inside Google Play Store. We strongly suggest to install good rated applications. Because some new or not famous apps with low rating may contain viruses or malware that can make troubles if installed on our XIAOMI POCO F3 like become slowly or hang or stuck or bricks or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. These kind of apps will not get “Verified by Play Protect” from Google Play Store. If we must install that apps, then please read many user reviews before download.

What do we have to do? The first steps is try to do soft reset or reboot or restart to clean temporary files or caches from this phone. After XIAOMI POCO F3 finish reboot / restart then please try to install recommended Antivirus from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON. We only need to install one Antivirus. This antivirus apps will try to scan all installed applications and give recommendation setting to our phone.

However, if our phone still get this problems, then please 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 will remove all Google account from XIAOMI POCO F3. 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 XIAOMI POCO F3 ?

 

This phone already has big RAM options for multitasking, with 6 GB or 8 GB RAM. However, some installed apps may get crash or corrupt then make XIAOMI POCO F3 run not normal or stuck or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. We have to remove temporary files and caches.

Please press and hold POWER button until XIAOMI POCO F3 shutdown or turn off by itself. We also can try to press POWER + VOLUME DOWN together to turn it off. After this phone 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 XIAOMI POCO F3 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 XIAOMI POCO F3 ?

Because XIAOMI POCO F3 does not have external memory, therefore we can not use MicroSD for doing anything including for backup important data. However, we can connect our phone to computer using USB data cable and after our computer recognize our XIAOMI POCO F3, then please backup all important data using computer file manager application.

We also can use USB flash disk to connect using OTG or USB converter to backup data from internal memory to USB Flash Drive using XIAOMI POCO F3 file manager

If our XIAOMI POCO F3 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.

 

How to Boot Recovery Mode at XIAOMI POCO F3 ?

 

If we need to boot our XIAOMI POCO F3 go to recovery mode. We can follow the steps at #Option 2 above from steps no.1 until no.4. After that steps finish, then we will find list of menu options, and choose Recover menu or any other menu as what we need to do.

 

#Option 1, Hard Reset XIAOMI POCO F3 with software menu:

  1. Turn on the XIAOMI POCO F3
  2. Please make sure battery capacity more then 50% or better fully charge
  3. Backup important data at XIAOMI POCO F3 because all data and applications will be erase or delete
  4. Go to Menu :  Setting > General Setting > Backup and Reset > Factory Data Reset
  5. Choose : Reset Device > Delete all
  6. The XIAOMI POCO F3 will do the hard reset or master format to factory default process.

 

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#Option 2, Hard Reset XIAOMI POCO F3 with Hardware Button Key to Recovery Mode

  1. Turn Off XIAOMI POCO F3
  2. Make sure the battery is fully charge
  3. Press and hold POWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP BUTTON key
  4. Release all button after the LCD show Recovery Mode
  5. Use Volume Button to select the option and press POWER Button to Ok or Confirm or Choose. Please choose Wipe all data to finish the Hard Reset or Master Format Steps
  6. Wait until the XIAOMI POCO F3 finish the process and the phone will start again like new

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for XIAOMI POCO F3 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

This phone has big internal memory that may installed with many applications. Some apps are confidential. We also will have many personal photos videos that taken from triple camera 48 megapixel for wide + 8 megapixel for 119 degree ultrawide + 5 megapixel macro. We have to activate security protections for protect our important data from unauthorized people when XIAOMI POCO F3 away from us or lost or stolen.

Side mounted fingerprint is very good to use, because it is fast and accurate. We can use front camera for face unlock recognizing. After finish activate fingerprint or face detection, we have to choose secondary protection such as password or pin or screen lock pattern for backup.

Fingerprint and face detection will not work after XIAOMI POCO F3 reboot or soft reset or restart. We have to do first time unlock using secondary protections that we have activated before. However, the problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot screen lock pattern / password pin protection. What should we do?

For security reasons, we can not remove or bypass forgotten security protections at XIAOMI POCO F3 without hard reset or master format, please follow steps at #Option 2 above to force hard reset or reformat to factory default. New Xiaomi smartphone already use latest Android version which implement FRP (Factory Reset Protection).

FRP is very important for latest Android smartphone, because it is important to secure our phone when lost or stolen. When we performing hard reset using hardware button combination key, we need to make sure that this phone is belong to us. After finish reformat, we need to bypass FRP. Please Verify your account with previous Google Account username and password.

Therefore we have to remember carefully our Google / Gmail username and password. We also recommended to activate or create XIAOMI ACCOUNT at XIAOMI POCO F3, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format XIAOMI POCO F3 ?

There is no secret hidden code for XIAOMI POCO F3 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at XIAOMI POCO F3 ?

If we want to format or erase internal memory data, then please do hard reset like steps at #Option 1 above using menu Setting. Will will reformat our XIAOMI POCO F3 operating system to factory default and also erase or remove all data and downloaded applications.

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 XIAOMI POCO F3 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

XIAOMI POCO F3 use Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G with 7 nm FinFET technology that can reduce battery usages. Therefore having 4520 mAh battery capacity still enough to make this phone work full one day without recharge. If we need to recharge, this phone already has fast charging 33W.

If we use this phone too much, then we suggest to do some adjustment to make battery work more longer like disable all not use connections like GPS or NFC or Wifi or Bluetooth. We have to know that more brightness we use the screen, then more battery power will be use, therefore we have to make LCD screen brightness as low as possible.

 

FAQ of XIAOMI POCO F3

  • How to Hard Reset or Master Format XIAOMI POCO F3 without password / passcode ?

    When the first time setup this phone, the protections is not active. We have to choose and activate security protections, but some users get troubles when they want to reformat or hard reset XIAOMI POCO F3, because it always ask the password protections. If we can not remember the password pattern, then please try to do hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above. It will reformat XIAOMI POCO F3 from OFF positions. But for security reasons, we have to make sure this phone is belong to us by type our previous Google account after finish hard reset.

  • How to Reset XIAOMI Mi ACCOUNT Forgotten Password at XIAOMI POCO F3 ?

    Please follow this link For Reset Xiaomi Mi Account