Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on a HP iPAQ Data Messenger

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.

  • To perform a soft reset of the iPAQ Data Messenger, remove and re-insert the battery in the HP iPAQ Data Messenger.

Performing a Hard (Full / Factory) Reset on a iPAQ Data Messenger

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 HP iPAQ Data Messenger smart phone returns to its default settings and looses all information that is not recorded in ROM.

  • Press and hold the Answer/Send key and the Camera button.
  • Press the Power/End key to power on the HP iPAQ and reset the device.
HP iPAQ Data Messenger Button Locations

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