Before you give your handset to repair shop or buy new handset, please try the following procedure to repair your device. First charge your battery more then 70%, backup your important data like phone-book, message, email, images and settings and in most cases take out SIM card and SD card. After doing hard reset not possible to recover your data, so online backup is always important. For all of your data, a backup should be done on a external device, hard drive, raid system media or SD card.
How to Hard Reset Cingular 2125
Occasionally, you may want to restart your phone, for example, when a program is not performing properly or the phone does not respond to any keypresses.
To restart the phone
- Remove Battery
- Replace battery
- Hold down right and left soft keys
- Press Power button for ~1.45 seconds then release Power button only
- Confirm prompt to reset
If the phone is restarted while a program is running, unsaved work will be lost.
Hard Reset via Menu
Resetting your phone will remove all the data from the its memory which include contacts, tasks, calendar appointments, and more, and restore the phone back to the factory default settings.
To reset your phone
- Click Start > Accessories > Clear Storage.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to reset the phone.
The phone will restart after it has been reset.