The Rugged PDA is still not as popular an animal as we’d like and finding advice on hard resetting a rugged PDA is something we get asked a lot here as the information is scarce at the best of times.  So, I thought I would publish a sticky list of how you reset rugged PDA’s right here! please feel free to link to this, or share it however you want to, just link back to the article:

Pidion

Pidion BIP-BM150R

Soft Reset – Press reset button under battery casing.

Hard Reset – Hold Send + OK keys + Reset button, hold keys down for at least 15 seconds.

 

Pidion BM170

Soft Reset – Press reset button with stylus on RHS of device.

Hard Reset – Hold OK key + Reset button, hold key down for at least 15 seconds.

 

Pidion – BIP-5000

Soft Reset – Press reset button on back of device with stylus.

Hard Reset

BIP-5000 (Pre 2009) 5 (Sometimes 7) + Send Keys + Reset button, hold keys down for at least 15 seconds.

BIP-5000 (Post 2009) – Send key + Reset button, hold keys down for at least 15 seconds.

BIP-5000-Black (From 2010)  Send key + Reset button, hold keys down for at least 15 seconds.

Pidion BIP-6000

Soft Reset – Press reset button with stylus on back of device.

Hard Reset – Hold 1 key + Reset button, hold key down for at least 15 seconds.

Pidion BIP-7000

Soft Reset – Press reset button with stylus on back of device.

Hard Reset

With Windows  CE Hold F3 + reset
With Windows Mobile Hold Left (Navigation Key) + reset

Pidion BIP-1300

Soft Reset – Press reset button with stylus on back of device.

With WM5.0 Hold Keys F + 4 + reset
With Windows CE Hold keys F + 6 + reset
With WM5.0 + Werty Keypad Hold keys Fn + 4 + reset

Remember if it’s not here, then just ask me and I’ll find out for you.

Dave

The Rugged and Mobile blog.

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