Resetting your Acer n35

You may have to perform a reset if your handheld no longer responds to the buttons on the screen.

Performing a soft reset

A soft reset allows your handheld to get a fresh start, similar to rebooting a computer.
All records and entries are retained after a soft reset.
To perform a soft reset:

  • Using the tip of your stylus, lightly press the reset button inside the hole on the buttom of your handheld.

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Performing a hard reset


A hard reset will erase all records and entries stored in your handheld. Never perform a hard reset unless a soft reset does not correct your problem. When you perform your next ActiveSync operation, you can restore any data that you previously synchronised
to your computer. To perform a hard reset:

Use the tip of your stylus to toggle the reset switch to the left (a) and back to the right (b) on the bottom of your handheld.

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NOTE: When you perform a hard reset, formats, preferences, and other settings including date and time are restored to their factory default settings. All data, records, and entries, except for those stored in the ROM storage, will be erased.

General advice: Before you buy a new cell phone or new tablet, please try the following procedure to repair your device in a software way. First charge your battery, backup your important data if possible and in most cases take out SIM and SD card before doing factory reset. It is impossible to recover your data after doing a hard reset, so online backup is always important. For all of your data, a backup should be done on an external device, hard drive, raid system or media. With or without insurance, if your cell phone lost, damaged or stolen at least your invaluable data is backed up in a safe place. If you are about to sell your phone and you want to wipe your personal data, or if your phone affected with virus you have to do a hard reset. In some cases, you can delete the forgotten password or lock pattern from your device as well. All information is for devices with stock based ROMs. If you are using rooted device, always back up your EFS folder first, containing your IMEI info, etc.! Please also note, that a hard reset operation will not unlock your mobile phone's SIM lock or network lock, but it will remove the unlock pattern, remove the user password or PIN password (NOT the SIM card's 4 digit PIN code). Also note that the firmware version will not be affected in any way, it will not be downgraded, it will remain the same you are using and if you have rooted your device, root privileges remain also unaffected.