Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on a iPAQ rw6815 / rw6818 / rw6828

A normal reset is sometimes referred to as a soft reset or a limited 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 of your iPAQ Pocket PC.
  • Use the stylus tip to lightly press the reset button. The pocket PC will restart and display the Today screen.

Performing a Clean Reset on a iPAQ rw6815 / rw6818 / rw6828

A clean reset clears all user-installed settings, programs, and data, and restores your HP iPAQ rw6815 / rw6818 / rw6828 to factory settings.

  • Press and hold the Answer/Send, Power, and End Call buttons. (Answer/Send = Green Phone Button) (End Call = Red Phone Button)
  • While holding these buttons, use the stylus to lightly press the Reset button on the bottom of the HP iPAQ until the device restarts.
  • When the HP iPAQ restarts, release all of the buttons, and then remove the stylus from the Reset button. The HP iPAQ restarts and powers on.

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