Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 is an Android from Samsung which have 3.8″ LCD, have 4GB memory for more applications to install and dual core 800Mhz processor.

The main Specifications from Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160:

LCD 3.8 inchi
Processor Dual Core 800Mhz
Memory Internal 4GB ROM with 768 RAM
External memory slot MicroSD upto 32GB
Camera 5 MP,  autofocus, LED flash
Operating System Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) upgradable to v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Battery Li-Ion 1500 mAh


How to Master Reset to Factory Default Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 ?


If using Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 not run properly or hang or stuck or freezing or not responding or brick when use it to work, first thing to do is trying to do the soft reset by pressing the power button for several seconds and choose restart or remove the battery and plug it again to start the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160. If we still get the problem after doing the soft reset, then we have to try to do the hard reset with instructions bellow:


#Option 1, Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 with Hardware Key Button

  1. Turn off The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160
  2. Make sure you already backup all important data at Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830
  3. Make sure the Battery of Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 is not empty
  4. Press together Volume Up Button + Home Button + Power Button
  5. After menu appear, choose: Wipe Data / Factory Reset with Volume Up/Down button for navigation
  6. The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 will do the factory default.



#Option 2, Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 with Special secret code key 

  1. Turn on the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160
  2. Press or dial : *2767*3855#
  3. Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 will do the factory default with secret code key



#Option 3, Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 with Menu Button

  1. Turn on the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160
  2. Go to Menu Setting
  3. Choose: Setting > Privacy > Factory Data Reset

Doing the factory data reset will make our data will be erased, that is why to always remember do the backup data before doing the hard reset Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160. Installed applications also will removed from Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160.


Help me  I forget Security Screen Lock or Pattern or PIN of Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160?

Try to enter the Gmail account password, but if you can not enter the Android, last option that you can do by master reset the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 like instruction above.


How to Reinstall or Restore Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 Android Operating System?

Android operating system of Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 already saved at this smartphone ROM, so we do not need to copy anything if we want to reinstall the clean and factory default setting of the Andorid os. To reinstall, you can simply doing the hard reset with master format step above.


How to make Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 Performance Run Faster ?


After using several months, maybe some of Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 user feel that the performance become slowly. This is happen usually because we do not realize that  there are to many background applications running. To make Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 performance back to faster again, you can try to uninstall the non use applications. If you still need the performance back default, then you need to do hard reset.


How to Soft Reset or Reboot Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 ?

You can try to soft reset or restart Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 by remove the battery from this smartphone, and then plug it again and continue to press power button for turn it on. While still on, you can also restart or soft reset Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 by pressing power button and choose turn off or reboot menu.


How to make Longer Battery Life at Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 ?

The Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 use 1500mAh battery capacity, in our test with several background process applications, we are not happy with the performance. How to make the battery Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 lasting longer life, or not to fast to empty, or not drain to fast ? First you need to reduce the applications which always use a lot of resource (usually running as background process), reduce the internet update time. Some applications ask our permission to update internet data, and of course this will make the battery drain faster. If you are not in hurry, or just standby waiting for email or chat, please change the network internet data connection to 2G, to make the battery life significantly longer.


How to Upgrade Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 Operating System to Android Jelly Bean ?

When the first time release Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 use Gingerbread as default operating system, but now Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 can be upgrade to new Jelly Bean Offcial Operating System or firmware. How to upgrade Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 to Jelly Bean ? There are several options to upgrade the Jelly Bean operating system, first you can try to see from Setting > About > Software Update for OTA upgrade. If you can not upgrade with OTA, the other solutions to upgrade Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 by using computer pc which already install with Samsung Kies, and follow the step to upgrade the Jelly Bean Operating System for Galaxy Ace 2 I8160.


Latest Discussions & Share Information:

[Q] How can I update my phone software .... Samsung galaxy ace2 gt i8160 Present version 2.3.6 gingerbread..
[A] Hi, please try to use menu Setting > About > Software update. If your Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 have OTA (over the air) upgrade for fix bug or upgrade some features then it will show notification, you have to follow that notification steps for finish update your Samsung Galaxy Ace 2.

[Q] Help i forgot my old gmail account password..I cant lock into my handphone.
[A] Hi, if you forgot your Gmail Account Password, I think better for you to try recover the Gmail account password from your computer, and Gmail will ask for several important question that help to restore your Gmail password. But if you still can not recover your Gmail password then the last change is performing hard reset with Option 1 above.

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