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Support how to factory reset The LG Optimus M MS690

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by alecjenkins, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. alecjenkins

    alecjenkins New Member
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    Bought an active ( for one week, till there plan runs out, and no way to get hold of the original owner) Metropcs used phone, and it's locked because I do not have the Google email account for log in. It says "Too many pattern attempts" , with a lock symbol. So how do i do a factory reset so i can get into my phone? I would really appreciate your help guys. Thank you.:D
     

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  2. andyo70

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    Turn off the phone and then press and hold the power, volume down and home buttons. Wait till you see the droid with the progress bar under it then release the buttons.
     
  3. hcl01

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    Thanks a lot. Worked great.
     
  4. baloo217

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    hey guys, this process will take me back to the old 2.2 version? i realy need to root the phone back.. thanks . now im a 2.2.2.
     
  5. Aplus

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    No, this will only wipe your phone it will not downgrade. Look for the downgrade thread.
     
  6. NeoSabin

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    How do you buy a phone and not get the password etc? Sounds stolen.

    Old thread is old...
     
  7. bosstai

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    too many pattern attempts
     
  8. CADILLACPAPA

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    My daughter's MS690 was "bugged" by her "ex" (he knew things). Thank you so much for the info on how to reset her phone. I hope her "ex" is "bugged out!"
     
  9. skamoqueen

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    This is the only answer that worked..thank you i wish i coud pay you fr real!!my lil brother is so happy i had phone laying around from a previous relationship and my lil brother broke his metro phone...so glad i didn't have to by another one..thanks for thr unlock rock on!!!!!!




     
  10. hajdufam

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    Thank you so much...finally...someone knew
     
  11. rockstarinlife

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    Scoured the web for awhile and could find any answer to this.

    Then I remembered to come back here and search and found it in like 2 seconds.

    Thanks for posting this :)
     
  12. tylanisthebomb

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    i need to reset my hole metro pcs lg it wont take my password someone help!:mad:
     
  13. tylanisthebomb

    tylanisthebomb New Member
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    can u help me with my metro pcs lg phone i need to fully reset it it wont take my password
     
  14. dizkiller

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    ^------- Really?
     
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  15. sammyz

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    For those who didn't read in between the lines....

    Instructions on how to wipe the phone clean:
    1. Turn of Phone
    2. Hold Volume Down+Home key+Power button
    3. Enjoy your resetted phone

    This can be found in the instruction manual which you can download from LG support.

    Note: This is for people that have not messed with their recovery, if you have installed custom recovery, you cannot factory reset, but you can flash an entire custom ROM.
     
  16. testeraf

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    Will a factory reset wipe off all the apps I installed?
     
  17. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid
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    Yes
     
  18. testeraf

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    Will this same method work to reset an Optimus V that has been modded with CyanogenMod 7?
     
  19. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid
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    No...I replied to you on your thread..
     
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