Samsung ATIV Odyssey

If you want to learn how to reset Windows Phone on your Samsung ATIV Odyssey device, you have come to the right place.

reset windows phone samsung ATIV Odyssey

As with most devices that run Windows Phone, there are two ways to hard reset Windows Phone on this mobile phone.

There is also a method for doing a soft reset on the Samsung ATIV Odyssey, in case it stopped responding or for whatever reason you’d might need to restart your phone.

We will go over these methods with you step by step for your device in particular.

When to do a hard reset on Samsung ATIV Odyssey

Doing a hard reset on your Samsung ATIV Odyssey device is a drastic move. It involves reseting your smartphone to the state it was in out of the box, eliminating therefor all data contained in it, including apps you might have installed, configurations, personal data, pictures. etc..

It is necessary if you have lost access to your phone, for example because you lost your PIN. Or maybe the device stopped responding well, and you want to return it to factory settings. Whatever the reason to reset Windows Phone on a Samsung ATIV Odyssey device, there are two methods to do this, and we will explain them both step by step

Reminder: Going through the following methods WILL delete all personal data from your device. Please, back up the data you want to keep before going through with these steps.

Hard reset Windows phone on samsung ativ odyssey using windows phone settings

This is the method you will use if you want to reset Windows Phone and you still have access to the Samsung ATIV Odyssey Settings menu.

  1. Make sure your phone has more than 50% battery left, so that you are certain it will not loose power in the middle of the process.
  2. WHen on the main screen swipe to the left to access the applications Menu, and go to Settings and then About
  3. Click on the button that says “Reset your phone”. The reset process will start at this point, and take about 5 minutes to complete, after which the device will start and the phone will be in the same state it was when out of box.

hard reset windows phone on samsung ativ odyssey using hardware buttons

When there is no access to the settings on your Samsung ATIV Odyssey, you have to use the following hard reset method which involves pressing hardware buttons in a certain sequence.

samsung ATIV Odyssey buttons

  1. Make sure your phone has more than 50% battery left, so that you are certain it will not loose power in the middle of the process.
  2. Turn off the phone
  3. Press the Volume Down button, and after a few seconds, press the POWER button for just a second and let go of the power button, but keep pressing the Volume down button until an exclamation icon appears on the screen
  4. Release the Volume Down button and go through the following sequence: VOLUME UP -> VOLUME DOWN -> POWER -> VOLUME DOWN
  5. At this point the phone will start the reset process, which will take about 5 minutes, and after which the device will reboot and start over as it was when out of the box.

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