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[How-To] Reset Nokia S40 / S60 v3 mobile phones

Hi friends, while attempting to install some useful software, any useful system related program or any game to your s40 or s60 phones, sometimes it goes wrong and your phone hangs up!!!! It's such an embarrassing situation for all of us. So, to solve this problem and to prevent yourselves from such embarrassment, Here I've come up with some tricks to reset your Symbian phone.......

Tricks to reset your Symbian s40 or s60 phone

Here, first two tricks are common for all symbian phones.

Soft Reset: With this trick, mobile settings are restored to the factory settings. But it keeps the games & applications which are pre-installed. To do this press *#7780#

Deep Reset: It is the mostly used and the safest way to remove all the infected files and to fix all the bugs that are caused by some virus affected applications. To do this reset, press *#7370#

Hard Reset (Touch Screen or When the display is not active)

The Procedure to reset your touch screen phone is way different from the keypad phones.
If the problem is big and if you are not able to dial above mentioned numbers then you have to follow the following procedure.

  • For mobiles other than N97 or Nokia 5800, keep pressed the following keys and restart your phone while still pressing the keys. The keys are * and 3 and (Call Button).
  • For Nokia 5800: Press the keys Red(End Call) + Green(Start Call) + Photocamera Button and switch on your mobile holding this keys.
  • For Nokia N97: Press both the Shift Keys + Space Bar + Backshift, Hold this keys and turn on your phone.

Rajat Patel

Rajat Patel

Founder at TheNextGeek.com. Software Engineer & Business Analyst by profession. Avid open source evangelist. Mostly writes about Technology that interests him, and some neat tricks to make your day-to-day tech life a breeze.

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