ZTE X500 hard reset
You can reset your ZTE device's password after power on: input *983*987# in emergency dial-up pad. Select Erase everything. It will restore factory settings and your personal data will be erased.
Turn off your ZTE X500 android: Press and hold both VOLUME DOWN + Camera + POWER ON ZTE x500, then press MENU to get into recovery menu. All data will be lost!
Select with 'camera' button and 'volume' buttons for navigating in recovery menu.
WARNING: All your personal information and downloaded applications on your phone will be erased after the resetting.
1. From the Home screen, press the Menu Key and touch Settings.
2 Touch the Privacy
4 Touch Factory data reset.
5 Touch Reset phone.
6 Touch Erase everything.
If your phone is not respondig, simply take out battery and reinsert it. Turn on your phone.
Hard reset possible with flasing a new ROM / hr from recovery menu
Always create a backup of data you want to keep, such as contacts and calendar notes.
To reset the device from time to time for optimum performance, power off the device and
remove the battery.