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bigdogg9999
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Registered: ‎10-11-2012
My Device: 8520
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resetting 8520 to factory settings

hi is there a way to reset a bb to factory settings without using the bb button thanks in advance 

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JSanders
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Re: resetting 8520 to factory settings

Without using the Blackberry Menu key?

 

Set a security password on the device and then enter the wrong password on the device ten times.

I don't believe the Menu key will be required for that.

 




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bigdogg9999
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Re: resetting 8520 to factory settings

how do you do that pal
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Re: resetting 8520 to factory settings

Article ID: KB00588 Password security for the BlackBerry smartphone

 

To set a BlackBerry smartphone password

  1. On the Home screen of the BlackBerry smartphone, click the Options icon.
  2. Click Security Options.
  3. Click General Settings.

    Note
    : If you are running BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.0.2 or earlier, click Options and then Security.
    Note: If you are running BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.6 to 5.0, click Options and then Password.
    Note: If you are running BlackBerry® Device Software version 6.0 or later click Options, Security and then Password.
  4. Change the Password field to Enabled.
  5. Display the menu, and click Save.
  6. Type the new password, and click Enter.
  7. Type the new password again, and click Enter.




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