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How to Format ur s60 nokia phone

Its important to read through this topic before you proceed with formatting, you will need to charge your phone at least half full to enable a successful format.
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Soft Reset *#7780# : Restores ini files from rom but preserves user data (photos, 3rd party apps etc) - Hard Reset *#7370# : This reformats the C: drive completely and all applications and files stored on this drive will be lost. *
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With *#7370# and *#7780# the lock code will be asked before formatting the phone so be sure to remember your code, the DEFAULT CODE by nokia is 12345. *
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Firstly you might want to make a back up of all your important bookmarks, calender, notes and contacts, Using file manager go to c:/system/data find bookmarks.db for bookmarks, calendar for calendar, notepad.dat for notes, and Contacts.cdb for contacts. *
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Contacts can only be copied when phone is in offline mode/flight mode, use Psiloc System Tools for flight mode, not needed on 6630 or later. Or you can use Contact Manager app *
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Ok so 7650, 3650, 3660, ngage and ngage qd can only be formatted using *#7370# Before your format, be sure that the problem is on phone, remove mmc and see if problem still exists. *
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Also try starting in safe mode (press and hold pencil/abc key while turning on till op logo comes up). You can solve an apparent problem with simple solution
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6260, 6600, 6620, 6670, 7610, 6630, 6680, n70 etc: Turn phone off, press and hold the green (talk) key on the left + number 3 on the keypad + the * key and then turn the phone back on. Keep pressed until phone boots up. *
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Fonts and Formatting. If you have any fonts installed be sure to remove them using Font Remover app or go to c/ or e/ system/ fonts/ and rename it to whatever and delete it now reboot phone before you attempt format. *
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and above all,this is very important,don't mess with file explorers (delete,rename,alter files) if you don't know what your doing. *
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and yes,formating phone (soft/hard) can screw some app's on mmc. Some will work fine,others don't coz they share files on both drives (c:/e: ) *
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OPERA - to copy opera bookmarks before formatting mmc, assuming opera is installed on e-drive. e/system/data/opera/bookmarks

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Hello,I this problem happen when the memory of a phone is almost full....So, first delete some useless files/data which is stored in your phone memory,make back-up all important files/data and format it by typing *#7370# enter security code 12345 or what you have made.Do not interrupt during formating.Insert fully charge battery to avoid damage before you proceed.And it will restart automatically.Now your phone's setting change to default.Good luck

Jun 13, 2012 | Nokia N95 Cellular Phone

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sir i forget my security code plz tell me how can i solve this problem pzlplz helpme


soft reset Formats the C: partition and deletes all data including the memory
card. Key Code *#7370# (click this combination of keys on the keyboard
in the mobile)

Important: To proceed toreset, the battery must be full and the
mobile device connected to the charger. If during the course of reset,
the mobile stop receiving electricity it can ruin the internal flash
memory of the mobile device and stop function.

if dis doesnt work goto to a nokia care centre usually they do it free off charge

May 26, 2011 | Nokia 5220 XpressMusic Cellular Phone

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*#7780# is for reset but i want to format


Hi,
Welcome to Fixya. Here's some code that can be helpful
*#7780# - restores user defined settings to factory default settings. programs, calendars, and contacts are unchanged. you will be ask to input your security or lock code to proceed with the restoration.

*#7370# - reprograms your phone memory to factory default. all files will be deleted. you will be ask to input your security or lock code to proceed with the phone memory format. backup your messages, contacts, and other important data before proceeding. NOTE: this is equivalent to hard format for Nokia Series 60 1st edition phones (N7650, N3650/60, N-Gage/QD). If you are using Nokia Series 60 2nd and 3rd edition phone (N6600 and above), this code will not fully format your phone memory, you need to do the hard format (3-keys combo code) instead.

turn ON your phone while holding together the green (call) button, *, 3 - reprograms your phone memory to factory default. all files will be deleted. you will be ask to input your security or lock code to proceed with the phone memory format. backup your messages, contacts, and other important data before proceeding. NOTE: applicable only to Nokia Series 60 2nd edition and above phones (N6600 and up).

*#7370925538# - reprograms your phone's wallet application. all information on your wallet will be erased and the wallet code will be removed.

Thanks for using Fixya

Apr 12, 2011 | Nokia 3110 Cellular Phone

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your phone might be infected by some virus!

format your mobile by using *#7370#
make sure the battery is fully charged and back up your contacts and other important files before proceeding with the code.

Jan 31, 2009 | Nokia N70 Cellular Phone

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