Soft resetting the Nokia Lumia 535 Dual SIM

Being announced in November 2014, the Nokia Lumia 535 Dual SIM is one of the best that you can get from Nokia for a fairly low price. Being as affordable as it is, it doesn’t come with any of the cool features you’ve seen on more advanced ones. If you own this phone and currently have issues with it, you could hard reset the Lumia by following our indications in this article.12

The Nokia Lumia 535 Dual SIM features a 5.0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with more than 16 million colors. The resolution of the display is 540 x 960 (~ 220 pixel density). The processor of the smartphone is a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7; Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 while the graphic processor is Adreno 302. The phone has internal memory of 8 GB and 1 GB of RAM. The operating system is Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1. The smartphone targets customers who want to have an elegant and modern device which can run as smoothly as possible and that can also be affordable for every wallet.

Having software problems with your phone is something absolutely normal, and it happens even with the best of devices. You should not worry much if the Nokia needs to be hard reset to its default settings, as this is a quick a safe operation that will get you rid of any virus while reinstalling the OS. There are two options when it comes to restoring this phone to its factory settings. The same as it works with other devices, you can either use the master reset keys on the outside of the case or take advantage of the phone settings in order to erase the data and bring the phone to its original state.

 There are two methods to perform a hard reset.

First method is also known as soft reset. Soft resetting your smartphone is a method very much alike to a hard drive format on a conventional computer. Whilst everything important is deleted, the smartphone will be brought back to a working state in an instant. You need to keep in mind that a backup is recommended before beginning this process. Here is the first method to bring back your device to a functional state and get it up and running without problems:

  1. From the main screen you have to select Windows Phone Settings
  2. From the Widows Phone Settings menu, you will have to select About icon.
  3. You have to touch the Reset your phone.
  4. Choose Ok and the process will begin. Your phone will reboot with the factory settings.
  5. Your phone will restart and it will start up with the factory settings.

The second method uses the hardware buttons and works when the phone is unresponsive and you can`t access the menu of the device. Make sure you have the battery charged because if the phone turns off unexpectedly during the process, your device may be affected. Now you can try the following steps:

  1.  Turn off your device.
  2.  Press and hold the Power button and the Volume Down button.
  3.  Release the buttons when your device vibrates.
  4.  Press Volume Up then Volume down then Power button and the Volume down again.
  5.  Your phone will reset to its factory settings.