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Performing a Normal Reset
A soft reset does not erase any programs or saved data. Before performing a soft reset, be sure to save any unsaved data since
any unsaved data will be lost.

Perform a soft reset when:
■ You want to stop all running applications.
■ After installing a new application.
■ If your HP iPAQ “locks up.”
Follow these steps to save data and reset your HP iPAQ:
1. Press the iTask button.
2. Tap and hold any application in the list.
HP iPaq RX3715 hard reset
3. Tap Close All Tasks.
4. Locate the recessed Reset button on the bottom of your HP
5. Use the stylus to lightly press the Reset button. The HP
iPAQ restarts and displays the Launch Page or traditional
Today screen.

Performing a HP iPAQ RX3715 Full Reset

Perform a hard reset when:
■ You want to clear all programs and data from main memory (where data and programs you have loaded are stored).
■ You want to restore default settings.
■ A problem with your HP iPAQ is not fixed after a soft reset.
Performing a hard reset on your HP iPAQ does not erase programs that came with your HP iPAQ. The information that
you have entered into your HP iPAQ will be erased. This information (or data) includes your Word documents, photos,
music files, and other settings.

If the battery installed in your HP iPAQ discharges completely, once the battery has been recharged your HP iPAQ operates as if
a hard reset had been performed.

CAUTION: If you perform a hard reset, your HP iPAQ returns to its default settings and loses all information (files, settings, etc.) that is recorded in main memory. Information stored in iPAQ File Store will not be lost.

To perform a hard reset:
1. Press and hold the iPAQ Mobile Media and iTask buttons on your HP iPAQ.
HP iPAQ rx3715 hard reset

2. While holding the iPAQ Mobile Media and iTask buttons, use the stylus to lightly press the Reset button on the bottom of your HP iPAQ for about three seconds or until the screen begins to fade.
3. When the iPAQ screen begins to fade, release the iPAQ Mobile Media and iTasks buttons then remove the stylus from the Reset button. The HP iPAQ resets and powers on.
If the HP iPAQ does not power on after a reset, try the following:
■ Check the battery door to ensure it is locked. If not, replace the battery door by matching the tabs on the
cover to the latches on the HP iPAQ and snap it into place. This action locks the battery door. If the battery
door is not locked, the HP iPAQ does not power on.

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.