Lenovo announced the launch of Lenovo K3 Note few months back. For the given price tag, the Lenovo K3 Note comes with an impressive set of specifications. The smartphone runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box. Even after having a long lasting battery and a powerful processor, the Lenovo K3 Note is not immune to the problems. In today’s article, we will be discussing the common problems and fixes for Lenovo K3 Note.
Talking about the specification, the Lenovo K3 Note runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS. Under the hood, it has been powered by a 1.7GHz Octa-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. There is a 13MP primary / rear camera at the back. The 5.5-inch Full HD display of the device has been backed by a 3000 mAh battery.
Even though the specifications are impressive, the Lenovo K3 Note users are complaining about some common problem including the heating issues, camera issues etc. The heating problem is said to be because of a bug in Lenovo K3 Note’s battery, though. So, today we will be having a look at the common problems and fixes for Lenovo K3 Note.
Lenovo K3 Note Common Problems and Fixes : Top Issues with their Appropriate Solutions
1 – Fix Heating Issues in Lenovo K3 Note
Almost every Lenovo K3 Note has been complaining about one problem and that is the heating issue in the device. The Lenovo K3 Note heats up if you try to browse the web over 3G or 4G network. This is can also happen if you try to play any graphic intensive game on the device. You may think that heating is common while playing games on mobile or while browsing the internet over 4G, but here the heating issue occurs only after few minutes of the use.
Lenovo has not yet provided any permanent fix for the heating issue. However, you can try below-given methods to reduce the heating on your device. To do this go to Settings > All apps > Media storage > Force stop. Once you force stop, the heating will be reduced to an extent.
If this didn’t fix the issue then you might have to reset your device. Few users on Lenovo Forum have confirmed that resetting your device has fixed the heating issue for them. Before resetting the phone, make sure that you have taken a full backup of the phone data then reset typing ####7777#.
The heating issue seems started to occur after the firmware update released by Lenovo for K3 Note. In case you are facing heating issue near, earpiece while making a call, then you might have to wait until Lenovo releases a new firmware update to fix this bug.
2 – Fix Invalid IMEI Issue in Lenovo K3 Note
Few Lenovo K3 Note users who imported their phone from other countries such as China to their country have reported Invalid IMEI issue after trying to flash custom ROM to their phone. There could be several reasons for the invalid IMEI error. However, the solution is to create “IMEI.back” file using the IME_Tool and restore it to your phone. We have found a tutorial on XDA forum which can help you to resolve this error. Follow this link to know how to do it.
3 – Fix WiFi Issue on Lenovo K3 Note
Some Lenovo K3 Note users have reported that they are facing WiFi issue on their phone after updating to the latest 296MB update by Lenovo. A permanent solution for this error would be a firmware upgrade by Lenovo to fix this error. However, here we have few workaround to fix WiFi Issue in Lenovo K3 Note.
- If you are facing WiFi issue on the phone then simply turn it off and turn it on. Now, try to connect to WiFi network and you should be able to connect successfully. You might have to do this every time you want to connect to WiFi hotspot after disconnecting it.
- Second workaround it so clear WlanBindingLocation data. To do this go to Settings > Apps > All > find the app WlanBindingLocation and clear all the data.
Few users have reported about getting a black screen when trying open the camera app. Even though this problem may not be common, yet there are two reasons for this problem. The first reason could be third party camera app and the second reason could be faulty camera unit of your Lenovo K3 Note.
- Uninstall any third party camera app that you have installed on your Lenovo K3 Note and perform a soft reset.
- If the soft reset didn’t work, then you might have to visit your dealer for the replacement.
In case you are facing this problem after updating your device, then you might need to wait until Lenovo releases an official fix for this error.
So, these are the most common Lenovo K3 Note problems and fixes. You can share your thoughts and other fixes you have found in the comment section below.