Alcatel OT-983 Android hard resetIf your One Touch 983 Andorid mobile phone is dead, can’t power on
• Make sure your battery is not completely used up or damaged.
• Remove your battery, remove your SIM card then power it on again.
Alcatel OT 983 Android hard reset using buttonsWhen you are unable to power on your phone, there is another way to perform a factory data reset by using hardware keys. Hold down Volume up key and press Power key at same time until the screen lights up.
WARNING! Doing a factory data reset will delete all of your personal data and settings stored on your phone
ALL User phone data: contacts, photos, messages and files, downloaded applications like Java games will be lost permanently.
Factory data reset OneTouch 983 Andorid cell phone
Erase all of your personal data from internal phone storage, including information about your Google Account, any other accounts, your system and application settings, and any downloaded applications. Resetting the
phone does not erase any system software updates you’ve downloaded or any files on your microSD card, such as music or photos.
Go to Settings >Privacy > Factory Data reset > Reset phone > Erase everything.
Use User Data Format and the ONE TOUCH Upgrade tool to perform phone formatting or software upgrading, (to reset User Data format, hold down the Volume up key while simultaneously pressing the Power key). ALL User phone data: contacts, photos, messages and files, downloaded applications like Java games will be lost permanently. It is strongly advised to fully backup the phone data and profile via PC suite before doing formatting and upgrading.
How to soft reset Alcatel OneTouch 983?Restart your cellphone by pressing and holding the Power key.
Remove the battery and re-insert it, then restart the phone.
You can also use ALCATEL Android Manager to manage phonebook, SMS, logo, ringtones and all other files on your phone.
Install ALCATEL Android Manager.
Check that you have ticked the checkbox of USB debugging in Settings\Applications\Development\USB debugging.
Connect your phone.