Hard Reset the BlackBerry Z10 to Factory Settings

Being released in January 2013, the BlackBerry Z10 is very popular for its efficiency, as well as its ultra-modern design. It comes with many interesting features, including voice control, predictive text input fast browsing, the „BlackBerry Remember” option, a sharp and responsive display of 4.2 inches and intelligent calendar. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor and a BlackBerry 10 operating system (OS, upgradable to v10.2.1). The vast majority of users highly appreciate its 16 GB internal storage and 16M colors capacitive touchscreen, its 8 mega-pixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash, as well as check quality features. However, just like any smartphone, when it starts running slower, a hard reset to factory settings is needed for the BlackBerry Z10.


Despite the fact that it was one of the best smartphone choices on the market when it appeared, the BlackBerry Z10 can freeze from time to time. If you want to get rid of this problem, then all you have to do is soft reset your device so that it will function at an optimal level.

Soft resetting the BB Z10

Follow this guide to bring back your BlackBerry Z10 to a working state in a few minutes. Keep in mind that a backup before getting started is recommended, as performing a hard reset to factory settings can erase all internal data, which includes music, pictures, videos, contacts and applications.

  1. In the device options, tap on Security Options and click on General Settings.
  2. Press the Menu button.
  3. Select Wipe Handlheld.
  4. Select the ‘include third-party applications check box’ to delete all third-party applications from your phone and click Continue (this is optional).
  5. Type in the word ‘blackberry’ and press Delete Data.