soft reset


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soft reset

To stop the running of all programs in a mobile device. Contrast with hard reset.
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Kerry's rather low-key visit is perhaps a soft reset of the U.S.-Pakistan relationship oriented primarily towards Afghanistan and not a jumpstart despite a pledge to resume the strategic dialogue.
Furthermore, soft reset is specially introduced in order that subsystem can go back to the previous running state from shallow sleep.
The only problem I've encountered so far has been an occasional soft reset when starting the program.
INSTANT RESET - To trigger the game's built-in soft reset and restart the game without using the power switch, simply hit the following buttons at the same time: Select + Start + A + B.
"my [sic] wife's note 8 turned off today and won't turn back on," (https://us.community.samsung.com/t5/forums/v3_1/forumtopicpage/board-id/GalaxyNotePhones/page/1/thread-id/16965) said one user on the Samsung community forum, "tried the soft reset and safe mode button pushes and it won't turn on.