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i-Mate PDA2K soft reset

Reset the Pocket PC Phone and Clear Memory

You can perform a soft reset or a full reset. During a soft reset, the device is restarted and only some data in open programs may be lost. However, a full reset turns the battery off and returns the device to its original factory settings and deletes all programs, files, contacts and other information you have saved to the device. Therefore it is extremely important to backup data to a storage card or your computer on a regular basis in the event that a full reset has to be performed.

To perform a soft reset :

If your Pocket PC Phone responds slowly stops responding or freezes, try a soft reset. A soft reset causes the Pocket PC Phone to restart and re-adjust memory allocation. Unsaved data in open windows may be lost.
Use the stylus to press and hold the Reset button.
i-Mate PDA2K hard reset soft reset

i-Mate PDA2K hard reset

To perform a full reset :

A full device reset clears memory, deletes all data and restores the Pocket PC Phone to its default settings. Programs installed at the factory remain, while data you have created and programs
you have installed are all erased.
Press and hold the power button, and then use stylus to press the soft reset button at he same time.
i-Mate PDA2K hard reset soft reset

Be sure you have backup all your data in a SD card or in your PC before performing a full 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.