hard reset


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hard reset

To restore a smartphone or tablet to its factory settings, which erases all applications that were installed by the user as well as all user data. In contrast, a "hard boot," also known as a "cold boot," which is performed on a computer, does not eliminate data and software, except for data being worked on in memory that was not saved. Contrast with soft reset. See cold boot.
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Communications with STEREO-B were lost during a test of the spacecrafts command loss timer, a hard reset that is triggered after the spacecraft goes without communications from Earth for 72 hours.
This is also known as a hard reset, which is similar to taking out the battery from a running laptop - sometimes essential, but best avoided as much as possible.
Finally, a complete Hardware shutdown, similar to what a hard reset is on a PDA device, allows for a complete hardware memory resident digital imprints, in cases like a BIOS update or major hardware change occurs.
I finally got texts working again without a hard reset, but I tried a bunch of things so I don't know exactly which one fixed it .
Once they're all turned to off check your calendar to see if everything is missing off it and then you need to do a hard reset by holding the home button and the on/off button until the phone turns itself off.
A Galaxy S8 Plus owner also reported the same problem and added that even performing a hard reset of the smartphone did not solve the problem.
FUSB302 also supports data role swap, power role swap, hard reset, soft reset, active cables and vendor defined messages (VDM) packet transmission.
Some of these users were able to fix this problem with a hard reset of the device.
Frequent freezing and crashing in the Treo 650 that requires the use of a hard reset during which all stored information is lost.