BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 Hard Reset to Factory Data Settings

Launched in the summer of 2011, the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 is one of the oldest smartphones from BlackBerry. Coming with a TFT capacitive touchscreen, it is perfect for using apps and downloading files from the internet, as it also comes with a storage space of 8 GB.

If using this device, you started noticing unusual behaviours such as lags while launching apps and fatal errors, this might interfere with the general performance of the BlackBerry by making it slower. If this is happened to you right now, you have all the right to be annoyed. However, the good part of the article is just about to come – we have a solution for your problems and it’s called doing a hard reset on the Blackberry Bold Touch 9900.

Running on the Blackberry OS 7.0, this phone comes with a Li-Ion 1230 mAh battery allowing for up to 50 hours music play and around 6 hours talk time. It is also equipped with a 5 MP camera that can help you take impressive photos and record good videos. In terms of data storage, the Bold Touch doesn’t just have a wide internal space for it, but it also comes with an external micro SD of 32 GB.

Resetting the BlackBerry Bold Touch

blackberry-bold-9900Restoring the smartphone to its original settings will wipe all media files, messages, contacts and other data stored on it. This is why you can’t get started without saving everything on your PC. Please use the BlackBerry Desktop Manager in order to connect the device to the computer and transfer all you need.

Follow the steps below if your phone’s display is functional and you can use the keyboard. This is not the best method for those of you who forgot their passcode. In such situations, please step further to the second solution. For the first one, do these:

  1. From your Applications’ Menu, select the Options.
  2. Scroll down to Security and select Security Wipe.
  3. Check all boxes corresponding to what you’d like to erase and confirm your choice by entering the password: blackberry.
  4. Select Wipe to confirm and wait for the procedure to begin.

Another way to do the master reset if your BlackBerry is frozen or stuck on a specific screen is the one that follows:

  1. Press and hold the Alt key for a few seconds.
  2. While holding the Alt key, simultaneously press and hold the Right Shift and Delete keys.
  3. Keep on pressing all three buttons until the phone reboots; wait for the process to end.