Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on a iPAQ h1910 / h1915 / h1920 / h1930 / h1935 / h1937 / h1940 / h1945

A normal reset is sometimes referred to as a soft reset. A normal reset stops all running applications but does not erase any programs or saved data.

Caution be sure to save any unsaved data before performing a normal reset since a normal reset erases all unsaved data.

  • Locate the Reset button on the side panel of the iPAQ Pocket PC.
  • Insert the stylus into the the units Reset button. The iPAQ Pocket PC will then restart in approximately five seconds and display the Today screen.
iPAQ 1900 Series Reset Button Location

Performing a Hard (Full) Reset on a iPAQ h1910 / h1915 / h1920 / h1930 / h1935 / h1937 / h1940 / h1945

A full reset is sometimes referred to as a hard reset. Perform a full reset when you want to clear all settings, programs and data from RAM. A full reset deactivates the battery the power button does not function until the battery is reactivated.

Caution if you perform a full reset, your iPAQ h1910 / h1915 / h1920 / h1930 / h1935 / h1937 / h1940 / h1945 returns to its default settings and looses all information that is not recorded in ROM.

  • Press and hold the Power button (1)
  • Press the Reset button (2) on the side panel of the iPAQ Pocket PC with the stylus.
  • Hold both buttons until the displayed image begins to fade (approximately four seconds).
  • Release the Power button and remove the stylus.
  • Set up your iPAQ Pocket PC.
iPAQ 1900 Series Button Locations

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