O2 XDA Atom Life soft reset

Resetting your O2 Xda Atom Life

If your O2 Xda Atom Life responds slowly, stops responding, or freezes, you can reset it in two ways: a soft reset or a hard reset.

Soft reset

A soft reset causes the O2 Xda Atom Life to restart and adjust memory allocation. Your O2 Xda Atom Life returns to the same
status as the last time you used it, though unsaved data in any opened applications may be lost.

To perform a soft reset, use the stylus to press and hold the Reset button.

O2 XDA Atom Life hard reset

9. Soft reset Press here with the stylus to soft reset your phone.

O2 XDA Atom Life hard reset

Hard reset

A hard reset turns the battery off, clears memory, deletes all data (such as owner information under Setup Wizard and AutoConfigurator) and restores the Xda Atom Life to its default settings. The action will keep all the preinstalled programs that were in the phone when your Xda Atom Life was first delivered to you. It is therefore extremely important to back up data to a storage card or your computer on a regular basis in case a hard reset has to be performed.

To perform a hard reset:

1. Make sure that you have backed up all your data in a Mini SD card or on your PC before performing a hard reset.

2. Press and hold the power button, and then use the stylus to press the soft reset button at the same time.

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.