ZTE Blade hard reset
Remove SIM card. Power on the phone. Press "Emergency call" and dial / type in the following hard reset code for ZTE Blade *983*987#
Try this: HOME + VOLUME UP + POWER ON ZTE Blade for hard reset recovery menu.
Hard reset possible with flasing a new ROM / hr from recovery menu
Blade e.g. T-mobile, etc. ..
ZTE Blade (ZTE San Francisco) FTM mode (aka Field Test Mode) With the phone turned off, press VOLUME DOWN + POWER key
1. Take out battery.
2. Press and hold the Volume Down button and while you hold Connect ZTE Blade to PC via USB cable.
3. FTM will appeare on the screen.
4. Release Volume key.
5. Start the downloaded ROM upgrade application.