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I forogot my password for handheld, can not set up new acc on pc.

I am running the cd for the palm centro smartphone. Durning install it prompts you to hotsync to recognize your handheld. At this point it begins to hot sync and then ask if I want to set up a new account on this PC. I click yes and then it asks for "my password for the handheld". I tried several different ones and it will not let continue the hot sync. How do I find my password for the handheld.

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  • brenaud Jan 16, 2009

    I tried 5 zeros 00000 and that was not it. What else?

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Perform a hard reset on the handheld to get rid of the password.


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By default try 5 zeroes. 00000

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Need instructions on a hard reset


On your handheld, launch the Prefs application. Under General, select Security.

If the Password box says "Unassigned," tap the box and create a password for your handheld.

Once the password has been set, remove the stylus. Disconnect your handheld from the AC charger, if connected.

On your handheld, hold down the Power button.

While holding down the Power button, use the stylus to press the RESET button on the back of your handheld.

  1. While still holding the Power button, the screen will show the Palm logo and a progress bar. Then the circular Palm Powered logo will appear. Release the power button when you see the Palm Powered logo.

  2. A message will appear warning that you are about to erase all the data stored on your smartphone. Press UP.
  3. You'll see a series of Palm logo screens, then a prompt to tap onscreen targets. The Factory Reset is complete

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I had a TREO650 and have replaced it with a Treo700wx. I want to have the Palm Desktop information on my new phone.


With this method of upgrading your handheld, you'll transfer all PIM¹ data from your existing user name to your new handheld with the same user name. You will also transfer all third-party applications to your new handheld. Caution: Some third-party applications may not be compatible with your new handheld. Your handheld will crash, freeze or display an error when these third-party applications conflict with your new handheld. If you notice performance issues or problems after transferring third-party software to your handheld, follow our steps for diagnosing third-party software issues.
  1. You must install the version of Palm Desktop and HotSync Manager included on the CD-ROM with your new handheld, even if you already have an earlier installation on your computer, and even if you will synchronize with Microsoft Outlook. This ensures that the desktop components of any new handheld features are added.
  2. Put the new handheld's CD-ROM² in the CD-ROM drive.
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  3. Follow the installation instructions that appear.
  4. When prompted, select the existing username of your old handheld.
  5. During installation, you will be asked to perform a HotSync operation. Use the same existing username as above.
  6. Once installation is complete, your PIM¹ data and third-party applications will be transferred to your new handheld. Your new handheld will have the same name as your old handheld.
  7. To avoid confusion, change the name on your old handheld once you're sure that you have all your data transferred to your satisfaction. If you're going to sell or give it away, you may wish to perform a hard reset to erase all your personal data.
  8. With this method, you have a greater likelihood of encountering third-party application incompatibilities. If you notice performance issues or problems after transferring third-party software to your handheld, follow our steps for diagnosing third-party software issues.

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How do I reset my palm z22 to factory settings?


If you've set a password on your handheld, any hard reset will automatically become a Factory Reset. With this method, you'll enter a password and then perform a hard reset.

  1. On your handheld, launch the Prefs application. Under General, select Security.
  2. If the Password box says "Unassigned," tap the box and create a password for your handheld.
  3. Once the password has been set, remove the stylus. Disconnect your handheld from the AC charger, if connected.
  4. On your handheld, hold down the Power button.
  5. While holding down the Power button, use the stylus to press the RESET button on the back of your handheld.
  6. While still holding Power button, the screen will show the Palm logo and a progress bar. Then the circular Palm Powered logo will appear. Release the power button when you see the Palm Powered logo.
    887_palmlogo_progressbar.gif spacer.gif 887_poweredcircle.gif Keep holding the Power button during this screen. spacer.gif When you see this screen, you can release the Power button.
  7. A message will appear warning that you are about to erase all the data stored on your smartphone. Press UP.
  8. You'll see a series of Palm logo screens, then a prompt to tap onscreen targets. The Factory Reset is complete.

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Disc did not install a driver cannot sinc with palm/pc


Hello betajmoman,

here's a link to the Palm Centro User Guide which can be quite helpful (see page 25):
http://www.palm.com/us/support/handbooks/centro/centrorow_ug.pdf

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Have a great day,
martyshaw152

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no need for a wipe of the handheld, but you will need to go into an authorized service center. they will have a software program that will read the settings of the phone, and then you can reset or turn off the security pin, but you will need to go into the store for this procedure.

Nov 11, 2009 | Sprint Palm Centro Smartphone

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Centro handheld won't sync with Desktop Calendar


Reinstalling the software would probably be the best Idea. If you need the calendar bad enough you could always do a full backup with a third party program onto the SD card, then do a hard reset. Maybe it's a problem with the Centro.

Sep 21, 2009 | Palm Treo 500 Centro

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Why does the centro turn on and off by itself


http://forums.palm.com/t5/Support-Downloads/Palm-Centro-ROM-Update-for-Freezing-Issue/td-p/165101

Jun 27, 2009 | Sprint Palm Centro Smartphone

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Transfer of treo programs to Palm Centro


The Centro and Treo are virtually identical. Have you tried reinstalling the applications from scratch on the Centro (vs. relying on Palm synch to automatically synch all applications)?

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Switch from outlook to palm desktop


Remember to change (HotSync, Custom) settings before you perform your sync or else you will get duplicate records as I did. Good luck. Support Knowledge Library Click here to go back Click here to print Solution ID: 25263 Switching between Outlook and Palm Desktop synchronization Depending on your device, you might be synchronizing with Outlook using the Palm™ Outlook Conduits, or PocketMirror conduits from Chapura (find out which). Both of these types of conduits are installed and activated when you run the CD-ROM that came with your device. What do you want to learn about? * Switching synchronization: Palm Outlook Conduits * Switching synchronization: PocketMirror Conduits * Synchronizing partially with Palm Desktop, partially with Outlook * Note about data transfer * Macintosh information * Multiple users on the same desktop computer Switching synchronization: Palm Outlook Conduits These instructions apply to the Palm Outlook Conduits that are included with handhelds released after late 2003. The Palm Desktop installer determines which conduits are activated during the installation process. If you want to switch synchronization from Palm Desktop to Outlook, or vice versa, you'll need the original CD-ROM that came with your handheld. 1. Insert the CD-ROM into your computer. A window should open, containing the contents of the CD-ROM. 2. From the Discover Your Handheld screen, select "Install Microsoft Outlook Conduits" or "Change synchronization method" (depending on which device you have) 3. Follow the instructions for switching synchroniztion from or to Palm Desktop or Outlook. 4. See our note about data transfer Remember: Some applications will continue to synchronize with Palm Desktop. Use Palm Desktop to manage applications such as Photos and VoiceMemo

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