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Master Reset

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Master Reset

Is there a function on this phone to reset everything and delete all files, contacts, messages etc?
Registered Member
Posts: 2

Re: Master Reset 3230

Sorry, by this phone I mean the 3230
Mobile Visionary
steve_p
Posts: 920

Re: Master Reset 3230

[ Edited ]
Yes there is...

At the standby screen type the code:
*#7370#

or hold down the following 3 buttons when you first switch the handset on:
[Green, pick up call] + [3, def] + [*+]

Be warned this will delete all information on the handset and return the handset to a 'fresh out of the box' state. All contacts, installed applications, calender entries etc will be lost.

If you want a soft reset then there is another code:
*#7780#

This code will rewrite a few system files but doesn't peform a full format like the other two codes above.

*EDIT* Make sure you have a full battery when reformatting a phone.

S.

Message Edited by steve_p on 26-Nov-2006
01:42 PM

History: Motorola MR30, Nokia: 7110, 7650, N70, N80, N82, X6 (32GB), Samsung Galaxy SII

Current: Samsung Galaxy Note3 Black

New Member
Posts: 2

Re: Master Reset 3230

Not sure that is correct for Nokia 3230 and other models. I have spoken with a software house who informs me that even with Master Reset the "physical data" is not lost at all. All that takes place is the "memory allocation table" removes files accessible by the user.

They mentioned to me terms of "memory dump" and "permenant memory" can recover user data.
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avi777
Posts: 39

Re: Master Reset 3230

follow the steps mentioned by steve and your phone should be like new. Perform the hard format. Will erase all dat from your phone and will be like the way you got it when you purchased it.
Avi
Registered Member
Posts: 1

Re:good day!

just want to ask, my cellphone is n3230, but on the message settings, why there is no use memory card option? On the OTHER OPTION it's only SAVE SENT MESSAGES AND NO. OF SAVED MSGS. available..
Contributor
Posts: 6

Master Reset for 3110c - is it available?

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I have such problem - 9mb is fully used by sms messages. I inserted 1gb micro sd card. but there is only 75kb of free space... How to delete every thing?? when I try to delete e.g. gallery or other files- phone "freezes"... how to reset it? [3110c nokia]. Thank you.

Message Edited by gedas on 29-Dec-2007 01:47 PM
Registered Member
Posts: 1

Re: Master Reset n70

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i apply *#7370# when i enterd 12345 code its doing code erorr what i do now tell me 1st pleas
Message Edited by fahadali2050 on 10-Oct-2009 02:09 PM
Mobile Sensei
Fender77
Posts: 5,427

Re: Master Reset

If you cannot do the soft reset (dialling), you can try the hard reset. Should be holding the call - 3 - * button in while powering on.

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arvind_snp
Posts: 1

Re: Master Reset 3230

i have done hard reset for Nokia 3230.

Can i recover contact and messages?

 

Please help me.

Mobile Overlord
aspergerguy
Posts: 10,000

Re: Master Reset 3230

If you have re-formatted the C:\Drive than ALL data has been erased unfortunately.

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anumanian
Posts: 2

Re: Master Reset 3230

im havin 5230 and i want to format phone memory.i used *#7370# but it showsend all active calls and connections first.wat does it mean

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meesamraza
Posts: 2

Re: Master Reset for 3110c - is it available?

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nokia 3110 c master reset code

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meesamraza
Posts: 2

Re: Master Reset for 3110c - is it available?

tell please
Mobile Overlord
aspergerguy
Posts: 10,000

Re: Master Reset 3230


anumanian wrote:

im havin 5230 and i want to format phone memory.i used *#7370# but it shows end all active calls and connections first.what does it mean?


You probably have a data connection running in the background.

 

@meesamraza

 

There is neither "hard reset" code for S40 device nor master lock code if you have forgotten lock code.

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Registered Member
ranvirsidhu
Posts: 1

Re: Master Reset 3230

Just put ur mobile on offline mode and then it will work.

New Member
Kopondo
Posts: 1

Re: Master Reset

I forgot my nokia 5000 security code. How can i reset it to the normal 12345?
Mobile Overlord
farby
Posts: 19,704

Re: Master Reset

You need to visit Nokia Care along with a proof of ownership (bill / Invoice) to get this done.

Registered Member
Jharijawala
Posts: 1

Re: Master Reset

I forgot my nokia password please send me master reset password
Mobile Overlord
farby
Posts: 19,704

Re: Master Reset


Jharijawala wrote:
I forgot my nokia password please send me master reset password

You need to visit Nokia Care along with a proof of ownership (bill / Invoice) to get this done.