1. ngnetzky's Avatar
    I want to hard-reset my phone so I can enable WiFi calling. However, after reading these forums, I'm now scare to do it, because alot of people have reported bricking their phones after a hard reset. Any recourse on recovering your phone if you experience the "Spinning Gears of death?". I would like to avoid a $150 dollar paperweight. What are the realistic chances of bricking your phone after doing a hard reset?

    Also, the firmware has already been updated.
    06-09-2013 02:26 PM
  2. beachhoppr's Avatar
    Nah it works fine
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    06-09-2013 02:31 PM
  3. ngnetzky's Avatar
    What's the best way to do a hard reset, through the software or the button combination? Should I leave my sd card in or remove it? Should I have it on the charger or off? Sorry about the questions, I just want to ensure I don't mess things up.
    06-09-2013 02:35 PM
  4. ngnetzky's Avatar
    Thank You, for your help. I was able to hard reset my phone without a hitch.
    06-09-2013 07:50 PM
  5. Skaughtto's Avatar
    WP8 is pretty good about backing up information, so at least you don't have to reconfigure everything. Glad to hear the reset went well.
    06-11-2013 11:54 AM

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