Alcatel Pop D5 OT-5038D hard reset

When you are unable to power on your Alcatel OT Pop D5 OT-5038D Alcatel Android phone, there is a way to perform a factory data reset by using hardware keys.
  1. Press the Volume up key and the power key at same time until the screen lights up and the Alcatel OneTouch POP D5 LOGO displayed.
  2. Release POWER but keep pressing the Vol up until the language selection menu comes up.
  3. With the Volume keys highlight English and press POWER to confirm.
  4. In the recovery menu select Wipe data / Factory Reset with volume key and press power to confirm.
  5. Select Yes -- delete all user data and confirm.
  6. Wait until your phone reset itself back to the factory state.
  7. After all done select reboot system now and press power to reboot the phone.

All data will be deleted including your password or unlock pattern.

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Alcatel Pop D5 OT-5038DFactory data reset from the menu

Phone reset will erase all of your personal data from internal phone storage, including information about your Google Account, any other accounts, your system and application settings, and any downloaded applications. Resetting the phone does not erase any system software updates you’ve downloaded or any files on your microSD card, such as music or photos. If you mark the checkbox - Reserve the content of Phone storage before touching Reset phone, any files stored on your phone’s storage will not be erased. If you reset the phone in this way, you’re prompted to re-enter the same kind of information as when you first started Android.
When you are unable to power on your phone, there is another way to perform a factory data reset by using hardware keys. Press the Volume up key and the power key at same time until the screen lights up.

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You can also reset your Alcatel 5038 Android phone from the menu

Factory data reset from the menu:
Backup & reset You can back up settings and other data associated with one or more of your Google Accounts. If you need to replace or factory
reset your device, you can restore your data for any accounts that were previously backed up.

Touch 
Settings\PERSONAL\Backup & reset

Tips: please make sure that all the important data have been backed-up before you run factory data reset, for this function will eraser all apps and data that user installed; and remaining the battery is more than 50%.

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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.