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.

Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon

In this tutorial we will explain how to do a soft and hard reset windows phone on a Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon device.

reset windows phone on Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon

The Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon is a medium range device that, thanks to its characteristics and specifications, have no trouble in running Windows Phone 8.1 smoothly.

Learn how to apply a hard reset in Windows Phone and return your device to it’s factory settings.

In similar fashion, you will learn how to do a soft reset in Windows Phone, if, for example, your Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon freezes or a certain application is non-responsive.

Carefully read all the instructions to decide which method will better adapt to the needs of your Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon.

Soft reset of Windows on Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon

Using this method you will be able to soft reset Windows on your Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon device, by pressing a series of buttons in a certain order. Please, bear in mind that this will only force the Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon  to shut down and then restart, it will not delete any information or make any chances to the operative system.

  • Press the Volume Down, Volume Up and Power button at the same time
  • When you feel that your Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon vibrates, let go of the buttons.

When your device restarts it will be free from any errors that cause the phone to stop responding.

Hard reset windows on Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon

If you choose this method to reset windows on Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon, it’s because you want your device to return to it’s out of the box state. In only a few minutes, you will have your Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon as good as new with the factory settings restored. Follow these steps to go through with the procedure:

  • Go to Settings
  • Go to About
  • Click on the Reset your Phone option and follow the directions given.

You’re done! As you can see reset windows on your Cherry Mobile Alpha Neon is very easy to do!

Nokia Lumia 520

In this article we will explain step by step how to reset Windows Phone on your Nokia Lumia 520 device.

reset windows phone nokia lumia 520

Reasons why you’d want to hard reset Windows Phone on Nokia Lumia 520

There are many reasons why you would want to reset Windows Phone. You could have forgotten your security pin, and therefor loose access to your device. Or you could simply want to reset Windows Phone back to factory settings, to clean the system and have a fresh start. The same option would be used if, for some reason, you want to pass your Nokia Lumia 520 for another person to use, and don’t want all your personal information and settings to remain in the phone. We will explain the method used for each of these options in detail to walk you through the process.

Attention: Completing any of these steps will erase EVERYTHING from your phone, including photos, installed applications, etc.. Please, be sure you have a backup before going further.

Reset Windows Phone to factory settings having access to the phone

These will be the steps you will follow if you have access to your phone, and you simply want a fresh start with your device for any reason.

  1. Make sure your battery is at least at 50% to make sure you don’t run out of energy in the middle of the process
  2. Go to Settings -> About
  3. Press the button Reset Your Phone
  4. The reset process will start by itself and will not require any interaction on your part. When the phone restarts it will be just as it was out of the box.

How to hard reset Windows Phone to factory settings using hardware buttons

  1. Make sure your battery is at least at 50% to make sure you don’t run out of energy in the middle of the process
  2. Turn off your phone
  3. Press the power button and hold it until the phone vibrates. When you feel the vibration release the power button and press the Volumen Down button. Keep pressing the button until an exclamation mark appears on the screen.
  4. Press the following buttons in the exact sequence:  Volume Up -> Volume down – Power – Volume Down
  5. The phone will reset, and will show two cogs as to show the system is working reseting the phone. This process will take about 5 minutes. After it’s done your phone is just like it was when it came out of the box and it’s ready to be configured for first use.

Hopefully you’ll be able to hard reset Windows Phone on Nokia Lumia 520 following these steps, you can leave us a comment in the comments section if you have any questions.