Tips and solutions for fix trouble at LENOVO ZUK Z1. This phone release using open source operating system using CyanogenMod, the community firmware which have several options to tweak this phone. But some users maybe get some trouble after using this phone. We will give fast tricks to fix problems at LENOVO ZUK Z1. Main interesting features at this phone is big 3 GB RAM with 64 GB internal memory. Yes it have very big internal memory or ROM to install applications, but LENOVO ZUK Z1 is not have external microSD simcard.
What is Advantage of LENOVO ZUK Z1 Specifications:
GSM 3G HSDPA GSM+GSM (Dual Sim)
LCD 5.5 inches
RAM 3 GB
External memory microSD, up to 32 GB
Main Camera 13 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, OIS, dual-LED flash
Main Camera video recording 1080p at 30fps or 1080p at 60fps
Front Camera 8 MP for video conference
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
GPU Adreno 330
Operating system Android Lollipop version 5.1.1 can be upgrade to Marshmallow
Battery Li-Po 4100 mAh
How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery LENOVO ZUK Z1 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?
All of LENOVO ZUK Z1 users will have freedom to install many applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, WeChat, Line Messenger, Skype, Viber, SnapChat, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and many more. The problems happen when we install bad applications which contain viruses or malware, it can make our LENOVO ZUK Z1 hang or stuck or bricks or frozen or bootloop logo or LCD touch screen not responsive. At this time we have to force soft reset or reboot to clean temporary files. We can install antivirus if our phone still can boot properly, then scan all contain include bad setting menu. If our LENOVO ZUK Z1 still get trouble after doing reboot or soft reset, then we have to do hard reset or master format. But do not forget to backup all important data, because hard reset or master format will erase or wipe all important data.
How to backup data or Contact at LENOVO ZUK Z1 ?
Using LENOVO ZUK Z1 for several period will make we have many installed applications, pictures and other important files., but in some free time we need to backup all important files at computer or external simcard. We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our LENOVO ZUK Z1 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 Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Force Reboot or Force Restart LENOVO ZUK Z1 ?
What should we do when our LENOVO ZUK Z1 getting hang or freezing or LCD touch screen not responding with any finger touch? Then we have to do hard reset. We have to know that LENOVO ZUK Z1 battery is non removable, therefore we can not remove LENOVO ZUK Z1 battery when we want to force shutdown, but we can press and hold POWER button until this phone turn off by itself, after our LENOVO ZUK Z1 has totally off, then please press POWER button again to turn on. We can force remove temporary files and caches when this phone still work normally, by press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu. All soft reset or reboot steps can do anytime we want, because it will not remove any important data.
#Option 1, Hard Reset LENOVO ZUK Z1 with menu setting:
- Turn on the LENOVO ZUK Z1
- We suggest to charge the battery full
- Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from LENOVO ZUK Z1
- Go to Settings > System > Backup & reset
- Choose Factory data reset, continue with Reset Phone
- The LENOVO ZUK Z1 will do the master reset until it finish
#Option 2, Hard Reset LENOVO ZUK Z1 with Hardware Button key:
- Confirm and make sure that LENOVO ZUK Z1 Battery is fully charge or not empty
- Turn off LENOVO ZUK Z1
- Press together : POWER + VOLUME UP about several second, that the warning will appear at LENOVO ZUK Z1
- You can also try to press POWER BUTTON until Lenovo logo appear, then continue press VOLUME UP + VOLUME DOWN together until menu appear
- Choose: Reset Device or Wipe data or Clear eMMC
- Make sure we already sure than we know that our application and data will be loose or clear while Resetting LENOVO ZUK Z1
How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at LENOVO ZUK Z1 (Reformat)?
When we should reformat or reinstall the operating system? LENOVO ZUK Z1 use Android CyanogenMod version, this os has already installed when the first time we use this phone. But after using several period, maybe some installed applications can become crash and make LENOVO ZUK Z1 operating system become corrupt or damage. At this conditions, we have to reinstall or reformat LENOVO ZUK Z1 operating system, how to do that? First we have to know that clean factory default Android operating system file source already saved safely inside LENOVO ZUK Z1 ROM, therefore we do not need to copy from other gadgets or download from anywhere. Just follow simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system will be reinstall automatically.
How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for LENOVO ZUK Z1 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?
Fingerprint already available at LENOVO ZUK Z1, we need to register our finger to make this features can recognize to unlock. There are also other options like screen lock pattern or password pin protections. We can fell more safe when our LENOVO ZUK Z1 away from us or stolen or lost. What should we do when we forgot LENOVO ZUK Z1 security answer? Do not worry, because we can unlock or bypass forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account. Please turn on this phone, when it ask the answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until our LENOVO ZUK Z1 freezing or locked 30 seconds. At this time we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button then we can type our Gmail username and password that we have already signed in at the first time we use this phone. If we can not access our Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset or master format.
How to Improve Performance LENOVO ZUK Z1 to make run more faster?
Actually the processor and specifications of LENOVO ZUK Z1 is good enough to run all applications like social media, entertainment or games, because it have dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 330. With 3 GB RAM, we can use more multitasking applications, but it still have limited conditions, especially when we install many background apps like social media, chatting, games or something like that, moreover many apps at Google Play Store will keep run in the background to wait data update. If many of them run together, then LENOVO ZUK Z1 resources will be insufficient and become slowly, because it have to scan old applications to force close. Therefore we have to uninstall some not use applications. If we want to make our LENOVO ZUK Z1 performance run faster again, then please consider to do hard reset or master format.
How to Update LENOVO ZUK Z1 operating system for Android Marshmallow (firmware upgrade)?
LENOVO ZUK Z1 use Android Lollipop base by CyanogenMod. It is easy to find latest update or Android Marshmallow version at CyanogenMod. Please follow official information to download new firmware using OTA (over the air). We can flash new firmware using manual download, but please ask help with some expert if we do not understand what should we do.
Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format LENOVO ZUK Z1 ?
There is no secret hidden code for LENOVO ZUK Z1 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.