Nokia :: N95 - Factory Reset Without Lock Code

Nov 30, 2008

I have an N95 and am having problems with the phone memory being full, and not being able to clear it.

I have read some of the other posts on the site and they have been really helpful.

The problem I have is that the Lock Code is not the default 12345, and I have never changed it!

Is it possible for me to do a reset some other way without the code, or will it need to go into the menders for them to do some hocus pocus on it and scam me for a few quid!


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