Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on a Mio P550m

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 of the Mio P550m Digiwalker Pocket PC.
  • Use the stylus tip to lightly press the reset button. The pocket PC will restart and display the Today screen.
Mio P550m Reset Button Location

Performing a Hard (Full) Reset on a Mio P550m

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 Mio pocket PC returns to its default settings and looses all information that is not recorded in ROM.

  • On the back of the unit, slide the battery switch to OFF.
  • After about 1 minute, slide the battery switch back to the ON position. The unit will restart with defaults loaded.
Mio P550m On / Off Button Location

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