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Reset Your Palm

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It is sometimes necessary to reset your Palm. Resetting your Palm is similar to restarting your computer.

There are two types of resets for your Palm: Soft Reset and Hard Reset. If you Palm locks up on you, perform a soft reset. If you want to erase all the data on your Palm device, perform a hard reset.

Reset Your Palm

1. Look to the back cover of your Palm. You will see a small hole with the word "Reset" near it. Using the end of a paper clip, lightly press this pin.

2. The Palm logo will display on your screen, and in a few seconds, you will see the Applications Screen.

Hard Reset

Important Note: Only perform a hard reset if you are sure that you want to delete everything off your Palm.

1. Hold down the Power button on your Palm.

2. Keeping the Power button still held down, lightly push the end of a paper clip on the Reset pin.

3. A confirmation message will appear. To go ahead with the hard reset, press the scroll up key.

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