It will wipe all data from the phone but should get it back to a useable state. Usually this situation happen because the current operating system already damage or broken. It may take few minutes for the phone to completely restore and come back to the home screen. We can choose to buy before download or download the free applications. Unfortunately, the system applications are not sorted alphabetically. When you arrive Welcome screen, you can pass to setup process by logging in your Google account and you can do Restore Data process.
If you about to sell your phone and you want to wipe your personal data, or if your phone affected with virus or you want to delete the forgotten screen password, pattern lock you have to do a hard reset. Follow the step for hard reset above will make the operating system or firmware will be reinstall or restore by itself. Phone was charged to about 50%. One of the bad parts you should take into consideration is the fact that you will be losing all user data. Please, slide to the left. Nokia Lumia 920 stuck on the spinning gears screen I personally haven't experienced this but several people have reported in the Windows Phone 8 forums that they got stuck after a hard reset on their.
This soft reset will not affect your personal data in the phone. Unfortunately, your phone is bricked something not good with the software. No idea why the phone freaked out like that or why I was unable to hard re-set via the buttons, but a full charging seemed to bring it back to life. In some cases, you can delete the forgotten password or lock pattern from your device as well. SuperGeekForum will try to solve your problem. Use Volume buttons to scroll and Power to select.
Hi, I got a htc 8x and mine does the exact thing, when I try and do a factory reset as I locked myself out of the phone I get the exclamation point then I hit Vol up voldown power and voldown, but as soon as I even tap power the device reboots. Basically you need to reinstall the operating system. But in some situations, native applications not always safe when you connected to Internet and download something that we never know or not sure about it. If you are unable to get to the above settings on the phone then continue reading. Once the factory reset process is complete, your device will automatically restart and first opening can be a bit longer than usual. Hold the - volume bottom then press power for 2-3 secounds.
Exclamation Point shows up: Press the following in sequence, Volume Up, Volume Down, Power button, Volume down. Usually this problem happen because there are too many applications that run together in the background. Hold the - volume bottom then press power for 2-3 secounds. This action cannot be undone. 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.
These ones , but also user data, contacts, messages and media files that you downloaded. All product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners. In case if you find any issues with above procedure comment here. Do not power off or disturb the phone while it is restoring. For all of your data, a backup should be done on an external device, hard drive, raid system or media.
Hope this helps and is not too late. If your phone is frozen and not responding, you may try to achieve the hard reset using the hardware buttons. More soft re-sets, same result. Let go of the Volume Down when a new icon shows on screen. Hard reset will delete any and all data your device contains; like pictures, contacts, messages, apps etc. Did a Power down and on again to check for any lingering problems. However, I repeated the reset few times and the laptop freezing did not happen after the first time.
Important: a hard reset will delete all of your data, downloaded apps and settings. After performing these steps I get an! Placed on Qi pad charges. It appears the only way around this is to do a Hard Factory reset on the device. Once the factory reset process is complete, your device will automatically restart and first opening can be a bit longer than usual. It is impossible to recover your data after doing a hard reset, so online backup is always important.
Please make sure we do backup before performing hard reset because all important data and installed applications will be removed. I chatted with online help and here's the trick. Begin on the Start screen. So, you may have to scroll up or down. You have to hold the volume down after power until you see the exclamation point. If need be, press and hold the power button, and then drag the window to the bottom of the display to power off. The high tech devices are likely to hit the stores in October 2012.