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How Do I Perform a Soft Reset on My Dell™ Axim™ X5 Handheld?

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A Soft reset will only minimize and temporarily suspend any running programs on your Axim. If you are experiencing issues that require you to perform a Hard reset, refer to Dell Knowledge Base Article:

Posted on Sep 13, 2005

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I have a Dell axim x5 and it is stuck on a blue screen with the Dell logo. I have tried a maste reset like hold the power botton and the reset for 2 sec but after that i get a screen with the option clear...


Perform a Reset

Soft Reset
When you perform a soft reset, the device deletes any data that has not
been saved but saves any data that has been stored in memory. Try
performing a soft reset if the device does not respond when you tap the
display or press a button.
To perform a soft reset, use the stylus to press the reset button.

Hard Reset
NOTICE: When you perform a hard reset, you lose all the data stored on
your device.

Perform a hard reset if:
• You want to delete all the data stored on your device.
• You forget your password and need to clear it.
• Your device is experiencing severe operational problems and you have
already attempted a soft reset.
NOTICE: It is strongly recommended that you back up your data before you
perform a hard reset. See ActiveSync Help on your computer for more
information.
To perform a hard reset:
1 Press and hold the power button.
2 With the stylus, hold the reset button for about 2 seconds.
3 Follow the instructions on the screen.

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back up your data then perform a hard reset

To perform a hard reset:
1 Press and hold the power button.
2 With the stylus, hold the reset button for about 2 seconds.
3 Follow the instructions on the screen.

note:
When you perform a hard reset, you lose all the data stored on your device.

cheers!

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