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Nokia 8 Device maintenance How to do a factory reset

Nokia 8
Nokia 8 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 1
  • When certain applications no longer function properly or if your Nokia 8 is very slow, you can reset the device to its factory settings. This will reset the telephone to the settings it had when you first turned it on.
  • Please note: your Nokia 8 may request a security code, which, if necessary, can be found in the instructions of the Nokia 8. Make sure you have them at hand.
  • If you purchased a used device and do not know the code, you should ask the previous owner for it.
Nokia 8 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 2
  • Please note: resetting the device will erase all data and settings on the device. If necessary, make a backup on your computer.
  • Select Next for step-by-step instructions to reset the Nokia 8 to factory settings.
Nokia 8 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 3
  • Go to the Start screen.
  • Drag the arrow symbol up.
Nokia 8 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 4
  • Scroll down.
  • Choose Settings.
Nokia 8 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 5
  • Scroll down.
  • Choose Backup & reset.
Nokia 8 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 6
  • Optional: choose Back up my data and choose an option.
  • Choose Factory data reset.
Nokia 8 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 7
  • Choose RESET PHONE.
Nokia 8 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 8
  • Choose ERASE EVERYTHING.
Nokia 8 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 9
  • All data and settings saved on the Nokia 8 will be deleted.
  • The Nokia 8 will automatically reset and reboot.
Nokia 8 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 10
  • The Nokia 8 has been reset.
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