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How to do a hard reset on a palm z22?

I would like to do a hard reset on my palm z22

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Hi here are the steps but ensure to backup data before you make a hard reset
Press and hold the power button
While holding the power button, use the tip of the stylus (or a similar object without a sharp tip) to gently press and release the reset button inside the hole on the back of your handheld.
Wait for the Palm Powered™logo to appear, and then release the power button.
When you see the message that warns you about erasing all of the info on your handheld, do one of the following:• Press Up on the 5-way navigator to finish the reset and show the touchscreen.• Press any other button to do a soft reset.
When prompted, tap to align the screen, and then select the language you want to use on your handheld. A screen appears showing the Palm logo and a progress bar.
When the Welcome screenappears, the hard reset iscomplete
Hope this helps and do let me know

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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  3. Once the password has been set, remove the stylus. Disconnect your handheld from the AC charger, if connected.
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I had the same problem with my Palm TX. What I did was to first make sure I had the most up to date desktop software. I got this from Palm.com. I found that I did have the most recent software version so my next step was to do a hard reset on my palm. Make sure you have all your information backed up on your computer before doing the hard reset! To do the hard reset here are the steps:
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