Hard-reset your N82

Has something weird happened to your device, or is it behaving strangely – unlike when you first got it? Then re-installing the OS might be the last option. But what about your messages, contacts and all the goodies you have installed on it?

Yes, your messages contacts and everything on your phone memory will be lost. And I mean it – erased. You might want to back up to your memory card though, as that will remain intact. Using the backup to memory card utility is advised, or better still backup your stuff to your PC using PC Suite.

When you’re done, you have to do the following.

This should correct any problems you may previously have. Except some hardware has gone haywire :).

Retrospective: This turned out to be one of my most popular posts - I guess people really needed to reset their N82s for whatever reason and Google happily directed them to this link where I first published it.

 
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