Thursday, 12 November 2015

How to hard reset Nokia lumia 520 Windows Phone 7 and windows 8

Nokia Lumia 520 soft reset
If your phone is unresponsive, frozen, press and hold both
the Volume down and the Power keys for 15 seconds. All
data will be lost!
If nothing helps as a last resort you can reset clear your
Nokia Lumia 520 RM-914 forgotten password by using
hardware reset:
Nokia Lumia 520 hard reset
Windows Phone 7

1. Turn off your Lumia 520 phone.
2. Press and hold the Volume down and Camera keys.
3. Press and hold the Power key.
4. When you feel the phone vibrates, release the power key,
but keep pressing the volume down and camera keys, until
the phone reboots. All data will be lost!
Nokia Lumia 520 hard reset
Windows Phone 8
1. Turn the power Off.
2. Press and hold the Volume down and connect the
charger or the USB cable with PC, for about 8 seconds, you
will see an exclamation mark (!) on the screen. Note: If you
do not press any of the following keys, then the phone wp8
will starts boot normally.
Then press the keys in this exact order:
1. Volume up
2. Volume down
3. Power
4. Volume down
The phone will reset and restart. Please note this may take a
few minutes.
All data will be lost!
Factory Reset Nokia Lumia 520 from
the menu
On the start screen Scroll down to the bottom of the screen.
Tap the arrow icon.
1. On the Start screen, tap .
2. Tap Settings > about phone.
3. Tap reset your phone, and then tap yes and again yes.


  1. What a great chunk of information!!. I recently switched to nokia lumia and have been having some troubles with it. Thanks to this post , I will surely get benefited from it.