Dell Venue hard reset
To reset your Dell Venue smartphone to the default state
CAUTION: The following steps will restore your smartphone to the
default state and erase all data and downloaded applications stored on
it. Ensure that you back up all the required data before you reset the
1 Press and hold the Power button and then touch the Power off
option→ OK on the screen to turn off the smartphone.
2 Simultaneously press and hold the volume up and down buttons.
3 Without releasing the volume buttons, press and hold the Power
button, until the smartphone displays the configuration screen.
4 Press the volume buttons to move the highlight bar on the screen
to the Factory reset option.
5 Press the Camera button to start the reset process and wait for
the smartphone to restart.
To erase all data from your smartphone
CAUTION: The following steps will erase all the data including your
Google account and downloaded applications from your smartphone.
Ensure that you back up all the required data before you proceed.
1 Touch the Home button → Menu button → Settings→
Privacy→ Factory data reset→ Erase everything.
2 Touch Reset phone.
NOTE: You need to draw your screen unlock pattern if it is enabled.
3 Touch Reset phone after you read the warning.