Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on a iPAQ 5150 / 5450 / 5455 / 5550 / 5555
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 bottom right hand side of the iPAQ h5000 series Pocket PC.
- Use the stylus tip to lightly press the reset button. The pocket PC will restart and display the Today screen.
Performing a Hard (Full) Reset on a iPAQ 5150 / 5450 / 5455 / 5550 / 5555
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 5150 / 5450 / 5455 / 5550 / 5555 returns to its default settings and looses all information that is not recorded in ROM.
- Press and hold Application Buttons 1 (Calendar) and 4 (iTask) on the front of the unit, at the same time use the stylus to press the reset button on the bottom of the iPAQ Pocket PC.
- Hold all buttons until the image displayed on screen begins to fade (take approximately four seconds).