Master reset: T-Mobile myTouch by LG (E739)

Learn how to master reset the T-Mobile myTouch by LG (E739) through the menu or hardware keys.

 

 

 

 

Master reset from settings menu

 

A master reset restores the original factory settings and may delete your personal data on the internal storage, such as downloaded content, ringtones, images, apps, and contacts. It does not delete data stored on the SIM card or SD card.

 

To perform a master reset, follow these steps:

 

  1. Back up all data on the internal memory.
  2. Back  up all necessary data that is on the internal memory.
  3. From  any Home screen, touch the Menu key.
  4. Touch Settings.
  5. Scroll  to and touch Privacy.
  6. Touch Factory data reset.
  7. Check/uncheck Erase SD card, if desired.
  8. Touch Reset phone.
  9. Touch Erase everything.

 

 

Master reset with hardware keys

 

A master reset restores the original factory settings and may delete your personal data on the internal storage, such as downloaded content, ringtones, images, apps, and contacts. It does not delete data stored on the SIM card or SD card.

 

If the device menus are frozen or unresponsive, you can master reset using hardware keys. To perform a master reset, follow these steps:

 

  1. Back up all data on the internal memory.
  2. Turn off the phone.
  3. Press and hold the Volume Down and Power/Lock keys.
  4. Wait 3 seconds and then press and hold the Back and Menu keys.
    • Note: If you see the LG logo before pressing the Back and Menu keys, the reset hasnt been completed and you will need to restart.
  5. Release the Power/Lock key after you see the LG logo.
  6. Release the remaining keys after the LG logo flashes (blinks once).
  7. The Android Unpacking screen appears.
  8. The phone will restart and complete the factory reset.
  9. Note: If you unintentionally press the Volume Down, Volume Up and Power keys simultaneously, the phone will display a circle icon with two arrows and 'S/W Upgrade, Please wait while upgrading...' message. You will need to pull the battery and restart.