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Orange SPV C500

My SPV C500 stopped working this morning (for no obvious reason) and will not now get past the initial boot up screen when i reboot (remove and replace battery). Any suggestions on what else i can try? is there a way to reboot using the keys? any chance Orange would be able to fix it?

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Re: Orange SPV C500

Do a Hard Reset by holding down and holding down both left and right soft keys when turning on phone, til you see the Reset screen. All apps and data you put on phone since new will be lost, but original mfg software will reinstall itself.

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