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Nokia E61i

Nokia E61i

How to reset or hard reset a Nokia E61i

If your smartphone Nokia E61i it works very slow, it hangs, you want to bypass screen lock, or you have a full memory, and you want to erase everything, or you want to sell it or give it away and you want nobody to be able to access your files and passwords you can do a factory reset so that it returns to be like the first day.

There are three types of reset for a Nokia E61i: the “soft” reset that restores the phone's settings to their factory state without deleting any files, phone numbers, ringtones or installed applications, the “strong” reset that deletes all the content of the phone, it is a total format of the device including the contacts, ringtones, photos, videos, applications, etc. and finally the “total” reset that should be used when the phone does not start or does not turn on and it would be our last resort to recover the Nokia E61i.

Before making any kind of reset to your Nokia E61i it is highly recommended to charge the Nokia up to at least 80% of its battery.

“Soft” reset or “normal” reset

Estimated time: 5 minutes.

1- First step:

Unlock your Nokia E61i and from the home screen press or type the following code *#7780#

2- Second step:

Once the code is written, press the call button.

3- Third step:

A message will appear on the screen of your E61i asking if you want to restore the settings, press “Continue” f you want to continue.

4- Fourth step:

A message will appear asking you to write the security code of the Nokia E61i phone.

5- Fifth step:

After a few seconds the phone will reboot and ask you to enter the date and time settings.

If this method has not worked for you, go to Menu -> Tools -> Settings -> General -> Factory settings.

“Strong” reset or “deep” reset

1- Unlock your Nokia E61i and from the home screen press or type the following code *#7370#

2- Once the code is written, press the call button.

3- A message will appear on the screen of your E61i asking if you want to restore the settings, press “Continue” f you want to continue.

4- A message will appear asking you to write the security code of the Nokia E61i phone.

5- After a few seconds the phone will reboot and ask you to enter the date and time settings.

“Total” reset

1- Remove the battery from the Nokia E61i and put it back into position.

2- Press and hold these three keys at the same time: Green call button, asterisk * and power button.

3- Do not release these three keys until you see the welcome message on the screen of the E61i phone.

4- Wait for the Nokia to start and it will have restarted.

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About the device:

Nokia E61i is a device with 117 x 70 x 13.9 mm| 97 cc (4.61 x 2.76 x 0.55 in), a weight of 150 grams, a screen resolution of 320 x 240 pixels (~143 ppi pixel density).

It has a processor 220 MHz Dual ARM 9, a RAM memory 64 MB RAM and an internal memory of 60 MB.

The Nokia E61i it comes from the factory with the operating system Symbian OS 9.1| Series 60 v3.0 UI

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