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    Default How to Reboot??

    Hi all,
    Sorry if this was asked somewhere else in the forums, I couldn't really find something on it. Does anyone know if there is another way to re-boot the Torch without having to pull the battery? I know when you install an app through App World, there is an menu option that sometimes comes up. Other than that, is there a any other way to do it?
    Thanks for the help!
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    since i have an otterbox on mine, pulling the battery would be a pain. i just use the app called restart me. its free in app world.
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    I can understand your reason for not wanting to pull your battery all the time and loosen up that nice back plate.

    When i got my phone i downloaded the app MeterBerry, which is a great app to monitor your phones performance, but inside the menu options there is an option to reset the device and i have noticed that it is doing the same job as it would to pull the battery.

    I have not tried anything else besides quickpull (because it came from my old phone) but i am having no issues with this. This app does cost i believe $1.99 in appworld but it does more than just reset your device. check it out.

    Hope this helps
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    I too use MeterBerry for restarts... I'm pretty sure QuickLaunch comes with one too.

    Both of those apps are MUST HAVE apps IMO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by III 4U2NV III View Post
    I too use MeterBerry for restarts... I'm pretty sure QuickLaunch comes with one too.
    What is interesting about these apps is that to do the restart, they install and then uninstall a tiny dummy application. The uninstall is what triggers the restart. There does not appear to be an actual "restart" API
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    I use Quikpull. It's free in appworld. Even though one of the reviews says it doesn't work with OS 7, I downloaded it anyway (cause I had it on my Storm and I liked it) and it worked just fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CharlesH View Post
    What is interesting about these apps is that to do the restart, they install and then uninstall a tiny dummy application. The uninstall is what triggers the restart. There does not appear to be an actual "restart" API
    Clever....
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    Sorry it took so long to reply, but thanks for the help everyone, appreciate it! The software is definitely easier than the physical battery pull.
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    Nice thing with Meterberry is that u can set it and forget it! I like the option of having it reset my phone every morning. It's like having a fresh phone daily! Hope this helps!
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    I do the same thing with QuickPull. For some reason my phone prevents Meterberry from restarting my device. probably has something to do with the security on my phone as its through my company.
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    I've always used:

    Call ##000000
    Scroll down to SIP Password and enter vzw
    Hit blackberry button and select save

    Phone restarts

    I have the number saved in my contacts as "Restart Phone"
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    Quote Originally Posted by smarkow View Post
    I do the same thing with QuickPull. For some reason my phone prevents Meterberry from restarting my device. probably has something to do with the security on my phone as its through my company.
    Had the same problems for a couple of days. Eventually (maybe a battery pull?) and MeterBerry's Reset started working for me. Doc Neutron
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    Quote Originally Posted by smarkow View Post
    I do the same thing with QuickPull. For some reason my phone prevents Meterberry from restarting my device. probably has something to do with the security on my phone as its through my company.
    MeterBerry not working for me either. Have tried all restart modes and none work...
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    Quote Originally Posted by glassbottomboat View Post
    I've always used:

    Call ##000000
    Scroll down to SIP Password and enter vzw
    Hit blackberry button and select save

    Phone restarts

    I have the number saved in my contacts as "Restart Phone"
    Would anyone know the password for a Sprint phone?
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    can you do the reset using the Alt/Shft/Del?? w/o having an 3rd party application?

    I know this option doesn't work on my Curve 3G though
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockdog97 View Post
    can you do the reset using the Alt/Shft/Del?? w/o having an 3rd party application?

    I know this option doesn't work on my Curve 3G though
    That's only for BBs with a physical keyboard. The 9860/9850 doesn't have one of those.

    Although, AFAIK, it should have worked on your Curve. You have to hold it for several moments for the reset to kick in. And it has to be only the right-shift key.

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    I like the ##000000 option since QuickPull won't work on my Torch and Restart Me only works some of the time.
    What is it that that command actually does, and is there any downside to it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by glassbottomboat View Post
    I've always used:

    Call ##000000
    Scroll down to SIP Password and enter vzw
    Hit blackberry button and select save

    Phone restarts

    I have the number saved in my contacts as "Restart Phone"
    Tried it and it works great!
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    Using those applications are good. But it is not the same as pulling the battery. You should still do that once a month if you can because the soft reset i.e. Quickpull is not as effective as pulling the battery. Just an fyi

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rain11Man View Post
    Using those applications are good. But it is not the same as pulling the battery. You should still do that once a month if you can because the soft reset i.e. Quickpull is not as effective as pulling the battery. Just an fyi
    What is the difference between the reset/reboot as done by QuickPull/etc (which is really just an uninstall reboot of a dummy app), and a physical battery pull?

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