Tip & How-To about Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Cell Phone

How To Reset Your Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

Soft Reset

  1. Turn off the device.
  2. Remove and reinsert battery.
  3. Turn on the device.
Hard Reset
  1. Unlock the screen then press and hold the Power button for two seconds. Select the Power off option. If the phone won't turn off, pull and replace the battery.
  2. Hold the Left and Right buttons located under the display.
  3. Press and release the Power button while continuing to hold the Left and Right buttons until instructions appear.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
or
  1. From the Home screen press Menu and select Settings, or tap the application slider and select Settings.
  2. Select Privacy.
  3. Tap Factory data reset.
  4. Select Reset phone.
  5. Select Yes to confirm the hard reset.
  6. The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 will then go through the process of formatting the memory.
  7. Wait for it to restart and factory default settings will be restored.
or
  1. Download and install PC Suite.
  2. From the PC Suite software, select Tools.
  3. Select Phone Repair.
  4. Select Continue.
  5. Wait for the download to complete.
  6. Press and hold the Back button while plugging the phone into the computer via the USB cable.
  7. The phone will be flashed with the software and complete the hard reset.

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There are two methods of reset Coby Kyros MID8024:
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Steps for Soft Reset:
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  • Reinsert the battery.
  • Press and hold the power button for 10 seconds.
That's soft reset. If your device doesn't load after this, try hard reset.

Steps for Hard Reset:
  • Switch off the device.
  • Press and hold Volume Up + Home Button + Power Key.
  • After 2-3 seconds, release the Power Key.
  • You will enter boot screen, Select Wipe Data / Factory Reset.
  • Select Yes.
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A reset of a BlackBerry smartphone is a troubleshooting method that will completely power off and restart the BlackBerry smartphone's operating system software and applications. It is a useful first step if a BlackBerry smartphone is experiencing hardware, software, or wireless network problems.
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hi there is a reset button right beside the sim card press that it would only do a soft reset and factory settings are restored but no data lost u may want to try that

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The T-Mobile Dash™ includes a button sequence which can be utilized to perform a hard reset. This method is much more difficult to do but it will perform the reset if the menu options are not available.

Note: Before attempting this procedure make sure to backup your data using ActiveSync. All unsaved data will be lost.

Hard Reset
1. Power the device off by pressing and holding the Power key.

Note: If device is unresponsive remove the battery.

2. With the phone off press and hold both soft keys (The two keys directly under the screen, used to open menus.)
3. While continuing to hold the soft keys, press and hold the Power button for 1-2 seconds.
4. Continue holding the soft keys until you see a message that starts with This operation will delete….
5. Release the soft keys.

Note: If you see the standard boot up screen load steps 2 and 3 were not performed correctly.

6. A boot splash screen will appear, followed by a black screen prompting: Press Send to restore factory defaults, Other keys to quit
7. Press the Send key.
8. When prompted to powercycle device, select Ok

Note: Once the hard reset is performed it could take up to a few minutes to completely boot back up.


If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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