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Sony Ericsson P800

Sony Ericsson P800

How to reset or hard reset a Sony Ericsson P800

If your smartphone Sony Ericsson P800 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 Sony Ericsson P800: 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 Sony Ericsson P800.

Before making any kind of reset to your Sony Ericsson P800 it is highly recommended to charge the Sony Ericsson up to at least 80% of its battery.

“Soft” reset or “normal” reset

Estimated time: 5 minutes.

1- First step:

Unlock your Sony Ericsson P800 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 P800 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 Sony Ericsson P800 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 Sony Ericsson P800 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 P800 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 Sony Ericsson P800 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 Sony Ericsson P800 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 P800 phone.

4- Wait for the Sony Ericsson to start and it will have restored.

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About the device:

Sony Ericsson P800 is a device with 117 x 59 x 27 mm (4.61 x 2.32 x 1.06 in), a weight of 158 grams, a screen resolution of 2.9 inches| 40 x 62 mm (~35.9% screen-to-body ratio).

It has a processor 32-bit Philips Nexperia PNX4000 156 MHz and an internal memory of 16 MB.

The Sony Ericsson P800 it comes from the factory with the operating system Symbian 7.0| UIQ v2.0 UI

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