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Power on problems

Cannot power on except by soft restart. Power off is OK and if I turn it back on very quickly then the button works, but any more than about 1 minute and it has to be a soft restart again.

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Re: power on problems


Did you try a hard reset of the unit?

This is how to hard reset:
While holding down on the far left (calendar) and far right (iTask) press in on the reset button (reset hole) with your stylus for about 2-3 seconds. The Pocket PC should reset and power back on. If the device does not power back on, make sure that the battery lock switch is to the left (locked).

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Re: power on problems

  1. some times it may in loose contact or cool reboot problem, switch off, check and clean all contacts, refix it
  2. in my view after a long time its cooled that make this contact problem, when it warm up this effect is eleminated
  3. it may happened some old systems

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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I hate t-moile...with a passion

do a hard reset turn the handheld off, hold the two soft keys (the dashes to the left and right of the phone buttons) hold the power button for 1-2 seconds and then release the soft keys. It should prompt you to clear storage. The “send” button is considered as the green phone button.

you will lose everything because it puts it back to factory resets but it will power on

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the hard reset should reset it, let me check the process.

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Palm T3 frozen, tried restart in hole, nothing?

Doing a soft reset A soft reset tells your handheld to stop what it's doing and start over again. None of your information will be lost. After a soft reset, a screen appears that lets you reset the date and time, if needed. To do a soft reset, use the tip of an unfolded paper clip (or similar object without a sharp tip) to gently press the reset button inside the hole on the back panel of your handheld.
If a soft reset does not unfreeze your handheld, you need to do a hard reset. Doing a hard reset Only do a hard reset if a soft reset doesn't solve your problem, or if you want to clear all of your information from your handheld. [!] IMPORTANT A hard reset deletes all records and entries stored on your handheld, including the username that identifies the handheld. Before you do a hard reset, be sure to synchronize.

1spacer.gif Press and hold the power button. spacer.gif 2spacer.gif While holding the power button, use the tip of an unfolded paper clip (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. spacer.gif 3spacer.gif Wait for the Palm Powered™ logo to appear, then release the power button. spacer.gif 4spacer.gif When you see the message that warns you about erasing all of the info on your handheld, do one of the following: blank.gifPress Up on the navigator to finish the reset and show the Digitizer screen.
blank.gifPress any other button to do a soft reset.

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Turn off your mobile and then pull out the storage card, Restart your device, it should work now !!!

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Can't get soft reset screen on Ipaq travel companion rx5915

Try This:-
To perform a factory reset and return your HP iPAQ to factory settings:

1. Press and hold the Quick Launch and Rotate Screen buttons.
2. While holding these buttons, use the stylus to lightly press the Reset button on the HP iPAQ until the device restarts.
3. When the HP iPAQ restarts, release all of the buttons, and then remove the stylus from the Reset button. The HP iPAQ restarts and powers on.
Mike @ compurepair.

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T-mobile dash

I tried using a the google mail java app on my tmobile dash. It froze up on me, and when i turned it back on it just stays at the "tmobile" splash screen. I have tried using the soft key and power button reset but it doesnt work. What's weird is that it wont power down unless I take the battery out. It powers on, shows the tmobile splash screen, then freezes. Is there any other way to reset it or is it totally bricked? I bought it new off craiglslist so tmobile wont replace it for me cause I'm using it unlocked on cingular.

Ok bro I know I am a bit too late to help you with this problem but someone else may benefit from these directions. I see most places online only have half advice about this very common problem with T-mobile Dash.

This is what you need to do, you have to do a hard reset exactly like "reviel" mention. Also like he said timing is essential but the trick is that you need to show some patience through the process.

Note: Please read the directions completely before doing anything for better results.

Step 1: Take your battery out and shut off your phone
Step 2: Press and hold the two soft key buttons.
Step 3: Press and hold the power button for exact two seconds, 1001, 1002 and release, but continue to hold the two soft key buttons.
Step 4: Within seconds a black screen with some text will come up asking you to confirm if you wanna delete everything; and right then you let go of your soft key buttons and press the green call button (also known as the "send key").
Step 5: You are done but not really, your job now is to find something else to do and leave your phone alone for at least 2 minutes. Eventually if you don't have a SIM in it, it will prompt you for it and you click the soft key to choose "OK"; also, it will ask you to confirm to restart and you click the soft key to chose "Done" for it.

Wait a minute for it boot up and overall it should do it.

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I also tried theas steps on press voice recorder button+power button and then press and hold restart button for 10 sec...this shortcut for going to bootloader and restore orignal rom from sd card (image).but it's not work,still no power to my vda orbit, pls help me.I'll be thankful 2 u,
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It won't turn on, bt the battery still charging

Another way I've found to do this is to press the power button and reset button at the same time. Then when you get the message to clear all data press cancel. I get this every time I re-charge my axim in the cradle. Doesn't anyone have a better solution? When it happens I have to reset my time. It's usually a day behind.

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I heard this happens after updating the Treo 650 with the new version 1.17. Is this your case? If so just remove the new update... Anyway, you can try the soft restart or even Performing a system reset(from the user guide p.170): ".. Performing a soft reset A soft reset is similar to restarting a computer. If your Treo is not responding or you have trouble synchronizing with your computer, a soft reset may help. 1. Press the Battery Door Release button and slide the battery door downward to remove it from your Treo. 2. Use the stylus tip to gently press the reset button on the back of your Treo. .."

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