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[Guide] NOKIA LUMIA Hard Reset / Format Safety Guide?


NOKIA LUMIA Hard Reset / Format Safety Guide?

This trick can be used to hard rest any broken, stuck or corrupted nokia lumia 520, lumia 620, lumia 720, lumia 820, lumia 920, lumia 1020, lumia 525, lumia 625, lumia 630, lumia 925, lumia 1320, lumia 1520

Tips and solutions for NOKIA LUMIA  problems. Nokia Lumia is the smartphone brand from Nokia which have Microsoft Windows Phone operating system.

How to Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart NOKIA LUMIA ?

Do not panic when our  NOKIA LUMIA stuck in some applications and the lcd touch screen can not response for our finger touch, we can force restart or reboot or soft reset easily by open the back cover, and unplug the battery to remove from NOKIA LUMIA  body. Please wait about 5 seconds, after that we can put the battery again in the right positions for NOKIA LUMIA , continue with Press POWER BUTTON to turn it on again. Other step to force shutdown or force off NOKIA LUMIA without opening the battery by press and hold POWER BUTTON for several second until the phone shutdown by itself, if you see ‘slide down to power of‘, do slide the phone then it will turn off. We need to press Power button again to turn on NOKIA LUMIA on again.

How to Master Reset NOKIA LUMIA to Factory Default ?

After doing soft reset, maybe your smartphone still have problem or act not normal. Some problem can make the operating system damage and need to be fix by doing hard reset or master format. Please follow this several option step bellow:

#Option 1,

How to Hard Reset NOKIA LUMIA with Setting Menu:

Please remember to backup your important data before doing the hard reset to factory default, because all data and installed applications will be erased.

  1. Turn on the NOKIA LUMIA
  2. Make sure the battery is fully charge or not empty
  3. Go to menu: Setting > About > Reset Your Phone
  4. The process of formatting NOKIA LUMIA will do by it self

#Option 2,

How to Hard Reset NOKIA LUMIA with Hardware Button Key:

Now we have other option to hard reset or format NOKIA LUMIA with hardware key button especially when the phone stuck or can not access to menu :


  1. Please remember, we have to do two BIG STEP, do it step by step
  2. Turn off the NOKIA LUMIA
  3. BIG STEP ONE (a). Press and Hold the Power Button, do not release until the phone vibrate (if you feel the vibrate in NOKIA LUMIA then release the Power Button)
  4. BIG STEP ONE (b). Press and Hold the Volume Down Button, do not release until the LCD show the exclamation mark (if you see the exclamation mark in LCD, then release the Volume Down Button)

B. BIG STEP TWO (this can be done after all BIG STEP ONE finish)

  1. To continue reset, you have to do the last step bellow
  2. Press Volume Up Button Key and release
  3. Press Volume Down Button Key and release
  4. Press Power Button Key and release
  5. Press Volume Down Button Key and release
  6. The NOKIA LUMIA 525 will do the hard reset format, wait about three until five minutes. While waiting you will see the gear appear until it finish.

Please remember, you have to follow the step From BIG STEP A until BIG STEP B by sequence.

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