how to hard reset BenQ P51

BenQ P51 Soft reset

A soft reset restarts the PDA phone but does not erase any data, program, or system settings.

To perform a soft reset:

1. Locate the recessed Reset (7) at the bottom of the phone.
2. Insert the stylus into the recess to trigger Reset. Hold Reset down until the screen fades off.
3. Release the stylus from the Reset button to restart the phone.

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7 Reset button Insert the stylus in to the recess to trigger the reset button.

BenQ P51 Hard reset


As with a soft reset, a hard reset restarts the PDA phone without erasing any data, program, or system settings. But a hard reset also resets the system time to the default value (1 January, 2006).

To perform a hard reset:

1. Locate the recessed Reset at the bottom of the phone.
2. Press and hold down Power button.
3. Without releasing Power, insert the stylus into the recess to trigger Reset. Hold down both Power and Reset until the screen fades off.
4. When the screen has faded off completely, release both Power and the stylus.

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1 Power button
- Press to power off or on (entering or leaving the sleep mode).
- Long press to turn the backlight off or on (consuming more power than the sleep mode).

BenQ P51 Clean boot

A clean boot restarts the PDA phone by erasing all data and programs as well as system settings, and thus returns to its factory default state.

To perform a clean reset:

1. Locate the recessed Reset at the bottom of the PDA phone.
2. Press and hold down Power (1).
3. Without releasing Power, insert the stylus into the recess to trigger Reset. Hold down both Power and Reset until the screen fades off.
4. When the screen has faded off completely, release both Power and the stylus.
5. Long press Send.
6. Press Y to confirm the clean boot.