How to Hard Reset Nokia lumia 520

Tutorial how to Hard Reset Nokia Lumia 520

Flashing device is not an easy thing for an average user but hard reset is easy if you follow steps carefully and there is now way to damage device, all damages with hard reset is losing of data. If you have any problems with your device it would be desirable to do hard reset / factory reset. I point out damages with hard reset because of that I recommend you doing backup before you do hard reset. Also if you using Google account you can sync phone contacts to Gmail. If you forgotten lock password or lock pattern and there is no way to remember it you have to do hard reset how can you resolve problem. In steps below I will show you step by step instruction how to hard reset Nokia Lumia 520 using external keys and also using buttons from settings.

Performing Hard Reset Nokia 520 with buttons.

Using this method when you are unable to start up your device.

Warning! All data will be lost with performing hard reset.

  • Make sure your device has sufficient battery power and turn off phone if still powering on. Remove battery and replace back after 15 seconds.
  • Press and Hold the VOLUME DOWN and CAMERA button.
  • Then press POWER button and release the POWER button when you feel the vibrates, but keep hold the VOLUME DOWN and CAMERA buttons.
  • Wait until the phone reboots.
  • Done!

how to hard reset nokia lumia 520

Resetting nokia lumia 520 via USB on windows 8 platform

Warning! All data will be lost with performing hard reset.

  • Power off device.
  • Press and Hold the VOLUME DOWN and connect USB cabal with PC, after few seconds exclamation point (!) will appear on the screen.

Press the keys in exact order:

  • The VOLUME UP once.
  • The VOLUME DOWN once.
  • The POWER once.
  • The VOLUME DOWN once.
  • After few seconds device will be automatically reboots.

Performing Factory Reset a Nokia 520 from the settings

Warning! All data will be lost with performing hard reset.

Most easily way to perform hard reset.

  • Tap main Menu.
  • Tap the Settings, then select About Phone.
  • Tap Reset Your Phone, then confirm with YES.

 

 

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