(HTC StarTrek, HTC StrTrk, Qtek 8500, i-Mate Smartflip, Dopod s300, Orange SPV F600
Cingular 3125)

Restore to Default (Hard Reset)

Restore to default settings will remove all settings such as contacts,
tasks, calendar appointments, additionally installed programs, and
setup values in the memory. The phone will be reset to factory default
settings and restart. To avoid the loss of data, you can sync the data
to your computer prior to restoring the default settings. When improper
operations prevent your phone from functioning properly, you can try to
restore to factory default settings.

When the system is unable to startup, you can try to use Hard Reset
to restore to default settings. We recommend that you contact our
customer service representatives before using this function, in order
to avoid damage to your phone and data. If you need to Hard Reset
your phone, please register as a member at the Dopod website and
download the S300 2577 software installation files to reinstall the
following software:

  • Game: Magic Puz
  • QuickMark
  • MP3 Player
  • 3D menu

dopod s300 hard reset

dopod s300 hard reset

Dopod S300 Hard reset Qtek 8500 mini hard reset

Press and hold Power/End key. At the same time, press and hold the LEFT and RIGHT SOFT buttons then press Power key once.

Wait for screen and release soft buttons.

dopod s300 hard reset

 

dopod s300 hard reset

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.