Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on a iPAQ rx1950 / rx1955

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.

Performing a Clean Reset on a iPAQ rx1950 / r1955

A clean reset clears all user-installed settings, programs, and data, and it restores your HP iPAQ to factory settings.

If you perform a clean reset, your HP iPAQ rx1950 / rx1955 loses all data. Be sure to save any unsaved data within a running application before performing a clean reset.

  • Press and hold the Calendar and iPAQ Wireless buttons.
  • While holding down these buttons, use the stylus to lightly press the Reset button on the left side of the HP iPAQ for about two seconds.
  • When the HP iPAQ screen begins to fade, release the Calendar and iPAQ Wireless buttons first, and then remove the stylus from the Reset button.
  • Plug the device into the AC Adapter or press the Reset button again. The HP iPAQ then resets and powers on.

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