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 8125
Soft Reset: While the device is powered on, insert the stylus into the Reset button.
Hard Reset: Press and hold the Communications Manager button and the Voice Command button while inserting the stylus into the Reset button.
Hard Reset via Menu
Caution: A hard reset will erase all data stored on the device and reset all settings to the manufacturer default. The device may not be functional for up to 15 minutes after a hard reset is performed.
- From the standby screen, select Start.
- Select Settings.
- from the System tab, select Clear Storage.
- Enter the password, then select Yes.
Note: The default password is 1234.