BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-13-2008, 04:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Model: 9530
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 193
Post Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default hard/soft reset difference

Please Login to Remove!

What is the difference between the soft/hard reset?

I know the alt+cap+del or a power off/on = soft reset && a battery-pull or alt+cap+del (2x) = hard reset. But what is the difference, and what happens differently?

I had a user with an issue, that pulling the battery didn't work until we left the battery out for more than 20 seconds, which made me wonder why the intial battery pulls didn't work and if those were considered 'soft resets'...

this blackberry knowledge article isn't that helpfull...
Offline  
Old 02-13-2008, 04:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
Crimson Tide Moderator
 
JSanders's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: North of the moss line
Model: 9xx0
OS: 7.0sumtin
PIN: t low
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 41,911
Post Thanks: 59
Thanked 241 Times in 180 Posts
Default

You're gonna love this:
How do I reset my BlackBerry? - BlackBerryFAQ.com

The answer is... who knows. Still kinda vague, eh?

Last edited by JSanders : 02-13-2008 at 04:30 PM.
Offline  
Old 02-13-2008, 04:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Model: 9530
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 193
Post Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Awesome, that is very helpfull! Thanks!

(although still wondering why the different length of time that the battery was out made a difference in solving the issue)
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

(1PCS) BD3531F-FE2 IC REG FOR MEMORY TERM 8-SOP 3531 BD3531
$2.45
(1PCS) BD3531F-FE2 IC REG FOR MEMORY TERM 8-SOP 3531 BD3531 pictureAXA2R73061P SD Memory Card Socket PANASONIC Q'TY:10PCS/LOT
$7.0
AXA2R73061P  SD Memory Card Socket PANASONIC Q'TY:10PCS/LOT pictureV58C2512164SDI5 ProMOS MEMORY DDR 1PC/LOT
$2.5
V58C2512164SDI5 ProMOS  MEMORY DDR 1PC/LOT pictureGE FANUC 90-30 CPU IC693CPU363 (USED) w 240K Memory
$249.99
GE FANUC 90-30 CPU  IC693CPU363 (USED)   w 240K Memory picture3pcs 5.5V 1.5F H Type Double Layer Farad Super Capacitor for Memory Backup
$4.99
3pcs 5.5V 1.5F H Type Double Layer Farad Super Capacitor for Memory Backup picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.