Tip & How-To about Nokia N73 Cellular Phone

To unlock Nokia N73(all S60 phones)

Make sure your phone is fully charged. Ads by Google
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Backup your contacts list and personal files to MMC memory card (if possible).

Switch off your N73 phone.

Press and hold these three keys together:

  • The green dial key,
  • The star key (*)
  • The three key (3)
Press the power on/off for 1 minute to switch on the N73 phone. Do not let go of the three keys until you see the “formatting” screen displayed

Wait a few minutes until the format is complete. Your N73 will now be formatted and restored to its original factory settings.


This wont ask you for Lock code when you switch it on next time.

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My phone(nokia n73me)is locked.when i m trying to unlock its showing code error i want to reset my phone.


Hello sandeep,

you may wanna try this hope this helps:

1.Make sure your phone is fully charged.
2.Backup your contacts list and personal files to MMC memory card (if possible).
3.Switch off your N73 phone.
4.4Press and hold these three keys together:
The green dial key,
The star key (*)
The three key (3)
5.Press the power on/off for 1 minute to switch on the N73 phone. Do not let go of the three keys until you see the "formatting" screen displayed
6.Wait a few minutes until the format is complete. Your N73 will now be formatted and restored to its original factory settings.

Apr 16, 2011 | Nokia N73 Music Edition Smartphone

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phone is not working properly. it has become slow takes lot of time to open applications


1. Make sure you phone is fully charged.
2. Backup your contacts list and personal files to MMC memory card (if possible).
3. Switch-off your n73 phone.
4. Press and hold these three keys together
-Green dial key,
-Star key (*)
-Three key (3)
then press the power on/off to swtich on the n73 phone.
DO NOT let go the three keys until you see the “formatting” screen displayed
5. After a few minutes, the format will be complete. Your phone will now be at its original factory settings.
Disclaimer: I will not be held responsible for anything that happens to your phone as a result of following my guide. Use this guide at your own discretion and risk.

Sep 04, 2009 | Nokia N73 Cellular Phone

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I WANT FORMAT MY PHONE nokia n73


There are many ways, but in my opinion the simplest one is this one. Note: All your date will be lost, and the phone will be as "Out of the Box" condition, so backup whatever you want.
  • Make sure your phone is fully charged.
  • Backup your contacts list and personal files to MMC memory card (if possible).
  • Switch off your N73 phone.
  • Press and hold these three keys together:
  • The green dial key,
    • The star key (*)
    • The three key (3)
  • Press the power on/off for 1 minute to switch on the N73 phone. Do not let go of the three keys until you see the “formatting” screen displayed
  • Wait a few minutes until the format is complete. Your N73 will now be formatted and restored to its original factory settings.
  • If i was helpful, kindly do Rate!

    Jul 22, 2009 | Nokia N73 Cellular Phone

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    switched off while updating and not getting switched on


    Take out you memory card and sim out of your mobile then turn it on if it does turn on then
    the try following these steps they will work..

    1. Make sure your phone is fully charged.
    2. Backup your contacts list and personal files to MMC memory card (if possible).
    3. Switch off your N73 phone.
    1. Press and hold these three keys together:
    2. The green dial key,
    • The star key (*)
    • The three key (3)
    1. Press the power on/off for 1 minute to switch on the N73 phone. Do not let go of the three keys until you see the “formatting” screen displayed
    2. Wait a few minutes until the format is complete. Your N73 will now be formatted and restored to its original factory settings.

    Jun 24, 2009 | Nokia N73 Music Edition Smartphone

    1 Answer

    forgotten my unlock code


    Format your mobile taking out your sim card out
    follow these steps....

    1. Make sure your phone is fully charged.
    2. Backup your contacts list and personal files to MMC memory card (if possible).
    3. Switch off your N73 phone.
    1. Press and hold these three keys together:
    2. The green dial key,
    • The star key (*)
    • The three key (3)
    1. Press the power on/off for 1 minute to switch on the N73 phone. Do not let go of the three keys until you see the “formatting” screen displayed
    2. Wait a few minutes until the format is complete. Your N73 will now be formatted and restored to its original factory settings.

    Jun 23, 2009 | Nokia N73 Cellular Phone

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