Lumia 650

Microsoft Lumia 650 hasn’t been on the market for a long time, but you may still need to reset Windows Phone on it, for any reason.

Lumia 650Maybe you forgot the lock pin, or maybe you need to pass it on to another person, and don’t want your personal information to still be available.

No matter the reason you may have for reseting your Lumia 650, this tutorial will explain in very simples steps how to do just so.

There are two methods available to reset Windows Phone on the Lumia 650, depending on the state of your device. Please, stay with us, while we go through each step for each method.

First we have to decide what method to use.

If you have access to the Windows Phone operative system, but you simply want to bring your Lumia 650 back to it’s factory settings, you will use Method number 1, which involves using options from within the OS.

If, however, for some reason you do not have access to the Windows Phone OS, for example if you lost the lock pin, then you will use Method number 2, which involves pressing hardware buttons in a certain order.

We will now proceed to explain each of the methods. Please, before we start, make sure the battery of your Lumia 650 is charged to at least 80% to avoid any unwanted shut downs in the middle of the process. If you’re able to, consider doing a backup of your data before proceeding.

Reset Windows Phone on Lumia 650, through the Settings Menu

To reset Windows phone on your Lumia 650 using this method, please follow these easy steps:

  • Go to the Settings Menu
  • Select About
  • Press the button Reset your phone.
  • You will be asked if you’re sure about going through with the process. Select Yes, and the Lumia 650 will start the process of returning to it’s factory settings automatically.

Reset Windows Phone on Lumia 650 using hardware buttons.

To reset Windows Phone on your Lumia 650 if you have lost access to your Operative System, follow these steps and you’ll be done in no time:

  • Make sure your mobile is completely turned off and no cables are attached to it.
  • Press the Volume Down and Power button at the same time. When you feel the smartphone vibrate, let go of the power button but keep pressing the Volume Down button until an exclamation point appears on the screen.
  • Press the following buttons in this order: Volume Up -> Volumen Down -> Power -> Volume Down
  • The Nokia 650 will automatically start the process to reset Windows Phone, restarting after a few minutes having returned to it’s out of the box state.

You should now have been able to reset Windows Phone on the Nokia 650, but if you need any more assistance, please leave a comment below.

HP Stream x360

If you need to reset Windows Phone on your HP Stream x360, you have reached the tutorial that will help you!

HP Stream x360

This method has been approved by the manufacturer as a safe way to return your HP to its factory settings.

Before going ahead with the procedure, please remember that all of your personal data will be erased. If you can, do a backup of your data before proceeding.

Also make sure the battery of your HP Stream x360 is charged to at least 80% to avoid any unexpected shutdowns.

How to reset Windows Phone on HP Stream x360

You don’t need to have access to the start screen of your HP Stream x360 to be able to reset Windows on it. Just follow these steps and you’ll have your device back to it’s factory settings in no time.

  • Turn off your HP Stream x360 completely and wait 20 seconds before proceeding.
  • Turn on your device and press the F11 key several times, until the Choose an option menu shows up on the screen
  • Click Troubleshoot
  • Click reset your PC
  • On the next screen click on Next.
  • Read and answer any screens that shows.
  • Your HP Stream x360 will now reset itself, and when it comes back it will be at it’s out of the box state.

Reset Windows Phone on HP Stream x360 is simple!

If you have followed the steps to reset Windows on your device, then you should now have a HP Stream x360 back to it’s factory settings. Simple as that!

HTC Windows Phone 8x

In this occasion we will talk about how to reset Windows Phone on the HTC Windows Phone 8x device. The process is similar to other devices that runs Windows Phone, but we will walk you through it step by step for this particular telephone.

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Two methods to reset Windows Phone on HTC Windows Phone 8x

When you decide to reset windows phone it is probably because of two reasons, one being that you want to erase everything from your phone and start fresh, and the other one that for some reason  you have lost access to the SO of the device, so you don’t have another choice but to reset windows phone to regain access to your phone. We will explain the method you use in each case.

Reminder: When you reset Windows Phone you erase everything on your device, making the HTC Windows Phone 8x be exactly like it was when out of the box. Please, remember to backup any data you don’t want to loose before going through with the following steps.

Hard reset Windows Phone on HTC Windows Phone by using WP Settings

This is the method you will use if you still have access to your mobile.

  1. Make sure your battery has more than 50% charge. The reason for this is the reset Windows Phone process takes up to 5 minutes, and we don’t want your battery to die out in the middle of the process.
  2. Go to the Settings menu, then select About, and then press the “Reset your phone” button
  3. The reset Windows Phone process will start. This process will take about 5 minutes and will require no interaction from you. Once the process is finalized, the phone will restart and it will be as out of the box.

Hard reset Windows Phone on HTC Windows Phone 8x using hardware buttons

This is the method used when, your some reason, you can’t access the operative system of the phone, and therefor you can not access the Settings menu. The reason is probably because you forgot your pin, and so you have no choice but to reset the phone to factory settings.

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  1. As with the other option, please make sure your battery is charged at least at 50% so your phone will not die in the middle of the reset process.
  2. Make sure your phone is turned off
  3. Press down the Volume Down button, and after 3 seconds press the POWER button BRIEFLY. Keep pressing the Volume Down button until an exclamation appears on the screen.
  4. Now release the Volume Down button and press the following buttons in this sequence: VOLUME UP – VOLUME DOWN – POWER – VOLUME DOWN.
  5. The phone will reboot starting the reset process. This process will take about 5 minutes, after which the phone will restart as it came out of the box.

 

 

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