1. Aeglenzer's Avatar
    Did a soft reset a long time ago and now forgot how to do it! Just did a navigon update and now have lots of bugs with update ! Thought I would try a soft reset before a system restore ! Can someone tell M

    e how to do soft reset before I go through the hassle of a complete system restore !

    Thanks ,Arnold
    11-11-2009 09:34 PM
  2. shutter's Avatar
    Hold down the power and home button together untile the device shuts off. Continue holding until you see the apple logo come back on.
    11-11-2009 09:55 PM
  3. MustangLife's Avatar
    What does a soft reset consist of? Whats the difference in a soft and hard reset?
    11-13-2009 09:43 AM
  4. chadman's Avatar
    Soft reset is like turning off your computer and turning it back on; you don't "lose" anything. A hard reset will wipe your date. This can be found in the settings menu.
    11-13-2009 09:45 AM
  5. MustangLife's Avatar
    Appreciate the clarification, but I thought a hard reset was holding the home and power button at the same time for 10 seconds. That being a hard reset? Sorry for the confusion.

    The one in the settings is the hard reset ?
    11-13-2009 10:26 AM
  6. chadman's Avatar
    Yes. Settings--> General--> Reset. You have a few options just pick the one you need.
    11-13-2009 12:38 PM
  7. Kronk#IM's Avatar
    My virtual keyboard is acting wacky and I just want to try a reboot without resetting any settings. What is the best way to do this?
    03-05-2010 11:13 AM
  8. Alli's Avatar
    Hold the sleep button at the top until the popup appears telling you to slide to turn off. Then once it's off, repeat the process to turn it back on.
    03-05-2010 02:26 PM