Samsung Omnia tips – Hard Reset

Note: Back up your stuff first before the Hard Reset if you choose to format your Storage.  Samsung Omnia

Option 1

Software Hard Reset:
On your Samsung Omnia, go to Settings/System/Hard Reset
Hard Reset options will appear on the screen for
a.Main Memory – Reset
b.My Storage – Reset
c.Storage Card – Format
A pop up will ask for confirmation & user is to enter “XXXX” to proceed.
i900 to use 1234
i910 to use last 4 digits of your mobile number
The phone resets, lingers on the samsung logo for a bit then the familiar Windows mobile device start up screen, which takes you through the start up process if you tap the screen to set up…
You may have seen this when booting up your phone initially
Set date/time

Option 2

Hard Reset using the hard keys:
1.Press soft reset hole beside the power button.
2.Press Call and Cancel Button together when you see the Samsung Omnia on the screen.
3.Reset Screen appear with “Are you sure you want to format? Format or Cancel”.
  This hard reset does not erase the 8/16GB memory. To reset everything, use
  the software hard reset > Settings/System/Hard Reset.
  There is also option to format the storage card.
A trick to use for Option 2 – by


1. place omnia on a flat surface
2. use 2 fingers to press and hold on the CALL and END CALL buttons
3. use stylus to soft reset phone

Option 3

Hard Reset by dialing code:
Use your Samsung Omnia dialing pad & key in
*2767*3855# –

doing this will hard reset without warning, it will also erase your 8GB/16GB internal memory.Samsung Cell Phone tips & tricks

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