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Registered: ‎01-12-2009
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Reset to factory settings?

Hi. I would like to reset my Blackberry to factory settings. I have the 8100.
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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Reset to factory settings?

According to the OS release loaded to your device it can be different methods.


If you have OS 4.3 or greater (Look at Options > About, third line down beginning with a "v.4.xxx") you can use JL_Cmder and its "Reset to Factory" command.

Follow the instructions here:

If you have OS 4.2, there is not an easy way... you can wipe personal settings, calendar, preferences, messages, etc., from the device go to Options > Security > General Settings > Menu > Wipe Handheld.


This last method won't reset the device to factor settings, but it will be adequate.

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