How To Format S60 Mobile Phone

Format S60 mobile phone – If you face problems like the Nokia phone is not opening, the camera is not working, the Bluetooth device of the mobile is not working, mobile is operating much slowly, then there is a possibility that your phone is infected by viruses like commwarior-A.

If you use Bluetooth a lot and you keep connected with unknown devices, then there is a possibility that your Nokia phone is affected by a virus. We had posted various articles for Symbian phone which you can check such as speed up Nokia S60 Devices. This tutorial will help you to increase the speed of your mobile.

When we use mobile and especially apps on the phone for a longer period, temporary files are created which sometimes create issues in mobile phones. In this situation, one can format their mobile phone to remove all cache files and viruses.

How To Format S60 Mobile Phone

If you are stuck with your Nokia phone and want to format your Nokia phone then this tutorial is for you. All you need to do is follow just a simple step to Format S60 Mobile Phone. So without wasting more time, let’s get into the tutorial.

Methods to Format S60 Mobile phone


A Soft-reset is a process of resetting all the settings of the phone to the factory default! No applications are deleted.

Take backups of ur phone books, calender and others, then simply enter the code *#7780#

It will ask for “Restore all phone settings, click on it and your phone will restart.

Then it asks for a security code enter ur security code whose default value is 12345 then the phone is reset after the restart. The phone will be restored to the time when you purchased the phone. Default apps are not deleted.


A Hard-reset is like formatting a memory disk. It formats the phone memory. Everything that has been installed other than default apps at the time of purchase is deleted. The phone’s setting will be restored to the time when you purchased the phone. Default apps are not deleted. Just enter the code- *#7370#

Then it asks for a security code enter ur security code whose default value is 12345 and then proceed as in the previous step.

The battery must be full or the charger has to be connected to the phone so that it does not run out of power and make the phone unusable.Take backup of the contacts and other important data in MMC .


If any of the above methods failed to make your phone formatted then try this step-mainly try this step if the problems are following-blank screen phone unable to boot, the phone is only able to boot-up to Nokia screen, unable to uninstall any installed software, unable to delete
certain files on C drive (phone memory). This step is known as flashing of the phone. Always do this step at last (after 1st 2 steps are over and u are not successful) as these problems might be solved by resetting using codes.

How to format the (restore factory settings) phone here is a way.

1. Make sure you phone is fully charged. (At minimum 3/4 of bettery should be left)

2. Backup your contacts list and personal files to MMC memory card (if possible).

3. Switch-off your phone.

4. Press and hold these three keys together
-Green dial key, Star key (*) and Three key (3) then press the power on/off to switch on the phone. Do not let go the three keys until you see the formatting screen displayed

5. After few minutes, the format will be complete. Your phone will now be at its original factory settings (It will reach the same state as that in when you purchased it). All inbuilt applications provided by Nokia will remain installed).

DISCLAIMER: We will not be held responsible for anything that happens to your phone as a result of following my guide and Use this guide at your own discretion and risk.

Wrapping Up

Hope you find this tutorial on how to format an S60 mobile phone. If you have any doubt regarding the Nokia phone then feel free to use the comment section, we will be happy to help you. In meantime, you can read other tutorials posted related to Nokia as well as windows pc.

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Ronak Prajapatit is a Chemical Engineer by profession and a Part-Time blogger. He is a passionate tech blogger who likes to share his knowledge and helped to troubleshoot problems of computers and PC.

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