How to reset a BlackBerry smartphone

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Note: If you are using a BlackBerry Z10, check out our post on how to restart a BlackBerry 10 smartphone

Some useful information every savvy BlackBerry® smartphone owner should know is how to reset their device. A reset of a BlackBerry smartphone is a troubleshooting method that completely turns off and restarts the operating system software and applications of a BlackBerry smartphone. In terms of troubleshooting, it is a useful first step if a BlackBerry smartphone is experiencing hardware, software, or wireless network issues.

There are two options when performing a reset: a hard reset or a soft reset. The difference between the two is that performing a hard reset involves removing the battery temporarily, whereas when performing a soft reset, a key combination is used to reset the BlackBerry smartphone.

Both options accomplish the same goal – restarting the BlackBerry smartphone – but an important thing to know…

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BlackBerry 10.3.2 Battery Tips

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If you are using a BlackBerry 10 device and would like to maximize your battery life here are some tips that can help you out!

Check for BlackBerry 10 OS Updates

3Way-OTAWhenever a BlackBerry 10 OS update is released, make sure you install it on your device so you can take advantage of optimizations that can help improve your battery life. Typically, you’ll receive a notification of an update, but to manually check for updates, open Settings, tap Software Updates, and then Check for Updates.

For a complete overview of how to update your device, check out our…

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