Resetting your Acer n50
You may have to perform a reset if your handheld no longer responds to the buttons on the screen.
Performing a soft reset
A soft reset allows your handheld to get a fresh start, similar to rebooting a computer. All records and entries are retained after a soft reset.
To perform a soft reset:

  • Using the tip of your stylus, lightly press the reset button inside the hole on the buttom of your handheld.

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Performing a hard reset
A hard reset will erase all records and entries stored in your handheld. Never perform a hard reset unless a soft reset does not correct your problem. When you perform your next ActiveSync operation, you can restore any data that you previously synchronised
to your computer.

To perform a hard reset:

  1. Press and hold the Today and Messaging (a) buttons on your Handheld.
  2. While holding the Today and Messaging buttons, Using the tip of your stylus, lightly
    press the reset button inside the hole (b) on the left side of your handheld.

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NOTE: When you perform a hard reset, formats, preferences, and other settings including date and time are restored to their factory default settings. All data, records, and entries, except for those stored in the ROM storage, will be erased.