Reset: Motorola CLIQ

Button reset

To perform a master reset using the hardware keys,follow these steps,

 

A hard reset restores the original factory settings and erases content, including downloaded ringtones, images, programs, and contacts stored in the internal memory. This feature allows for resetting of sound profiles, display settings, and phone or memory card settings.

 

To perform a hard reset using the hardware keys, follow these steps:

 

  1. If the device is responsive, back up all necessary data. See: Prepare for a master reset and back up data on Android
  2. Verify that you have your MOTOBLUR username and password. You will need this to log back into the device after the reset, unless you plan to make a new account.
  3. Turn off the phone
  4. Press and hold the Camera key.
  5. Press the Lock/Power key to turn the phone back on, and continue to hold the Camera key while the phone starts.
  6. When prompted, release the Camera key.
  7. On the BOOTLOADER MENU screen, press and release the Volume down key to enter Recovery Mode. 'VOLUME DOWN KEY PRESSED' appears on the screen.
    • Important: You only have 10 seconds to complete this step before the phone turns on. If the phone restarts, return to step 1.
  8. When the Triangle! screen appears, open the keyboard.
  9. Press Alt+L to access the Motorola system recovery screen 
    • Note: If the keyboard is not working, then close the keyboard, hold the phone right-side up, and tap the lower-right corner of the display
  10. Select wipe data/factory reset [Alt+W]. You can use the touch display, volume up/down keys, or the navigational key to scroll to the selection.
  11. Tap Ok.
  12. When the reset is complete and the phone returns to the Motorola system recovery screen, select reboot system now [Menu+Back].
  13. Tap Ok.
  14. When the phone turns on, it displays the MOTOBLUR setup screen. Sign in to your account or create a new one.

 

Master Reset

To perform a master reset, follow these steps:

 

Important: A master reset restores the original factory settings and may erase all downloaded content, including ringtones, images, programs, and contacts stored in the internal memory. It does not erase data stored on the SIM card or memory card (if available). A master reset will erase all your data and require you to sign in again and go through set up screens.

 

Master Reset (Android version 1.5)

 

  1. Back up all necessary data. See: Prepare for a master reset and back up data on Android
  2. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap SD card & storage.
  5. Tap Factory data reset.
  6. Tap Reset phone.
  7. Tap Erase everything.

 

Master Reset (Android version 2.1)

  1. Back up all necessary data. See: Prepare for a master reset and back up data on Android
  2. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Privacy.
  5. Tap Factory data reset.
  6. Tap Reset Phone.
  7. Tap Erase Everything.

 

See also: Master Reset using the hardware keys - Motorola CLIQ

 

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