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How to Reset your BlackBerry Without Removing the Battery
Posted By GeekBerry Staff On January 27, 2009 @ 4:06 am In Editors' Choice, FAQ, Tips & Tricks |
Occasionally, you will need to reboot your BlackBerry, (e.g. if the BlackBerry seems to get stuck
hour-glassing, or doesn\u2019t respond).
Did you know that you don\u2019t have to pull the battery?
You can do a quick reset, but press Alt + Caps + Del. This will perform a quick reset, and should
be sufficient for most problems.
People often don\u2019t know when / how to reset their BlackBerry when they have a problem, this
guide will cover the methods, reasons, and order in which resets should be done.
There are many reasons to reset a BlackBerry, in general when things are just not working the
way they should a reset is likely to correct the problem.
Some possible reasons to perform a reset:
Handheld displays an X beside the coverage indicator
Handheld displays GSM (Global System for Mobile Communication) or lower case gprs
(General Packet Radio Service) as the network status indicator
User is unable to send or receive messages on the handheld
User receives an error code on the handheld
Applications do not appear to be functioning correctly
Desktop Manager is stuck at \u201cworking\u201d status when the handheld is connected
Bluetooth is not detected
Handheld display is hard to read. For example, the display shows lines obscuring text
Keypad is not functioning correctly. For example, keys do not work, the trackwheel is not
functioning correctly, or the handheld does not turn on
Works on Models:
All models except the 850/857 & 81XX Series
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