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Motorola MILESTONE 2 hard reset
Factory Data Reset is a tool used to remove everything that was imported, added or installed on the device.
WARNING: When using this feature; everything is deleted. Nothing stored on the MicroSD will be affected.
Important Note: Your contact and email information is automatically backed up to the Gmail server. Your information will be restored when you login with your user name and a password.
To Perform a Milestone 2 hard Reset with buttons
A) Insert battery and power on phone while pressing "X" key on qwerty keypad - release "X" key after you see MOT batwings.
B) You should now see an ! in a triangle with Android guy. Press the "Search" key on qwerty keypad to enter factory menu.
C) Use Vol Up / Vol down to navigate to "wipe data/factory reset" and then use Camera side key to select "wipe data/factory reset"
D) Use Vol Up / Vol down to navigate to "Yes - delete all user data" and then use Camera key to select "Yes - delete all user data"
E) Wait for operation to complete (maybe 1 minute or so) and then press camera key to select "reboot system now"
To Perform a Milestone 2 Reset from menu
1. Press Menu
2. Touch Settings
3. Touch Privacy
4. Touch Factory data reset
5. Touch Reset Phone
6. Touch Erase Everything
Note: You cannot reset/clear your phone remotely if it is lost or stolen.