You will need
- connection to the Internet.
If your mobile device is running the Android operating system, wait for the release of a new version of the software, after which specifically designed to search for new versions of the utility will give you the appropriate information message.
Back up the data on your smartphone to avoid their loss in case of an error related to install the updated version of the Android OS. Also copy phonebook contacts from phone memory to SIM card. Install the software by following the simple instructions of the menu items.
If you have a mobile device with Windows Mobile operating system, check for available updates manually on the official Microsoft website (microsoft.com/windowsmobile) and, if the presence of the desired version you can download it to your computer.
Mandatory copy all the data from your phone to the computer, the same goes for phonebook numbers. Charge the phone's battery so that the level was not lower than 2/3 of the total capacity. Connect it to the computer using the special USB cable supplied.
Run the OS installer and wait until it has finished reinstalling. Don't make this moment any manipulation with your smartphone and unplug it from the computer.
If you want to reinstall the operating system on your Symbian smartphone, think about what manufacturers are prohibited this action, since it implies a flashing device that, first, deprives you of your warranty and secondly, can ruin your mobile device.
When errors are detected in your operating system to Symbian, simply use the rollback to the factory settings from the program menu, or when you boot the phone while pressing a combination of buttons making the call, 3 and *.
Do not use self-reinstalling operating systems, not designed for the platform of your phone
Advice 2: How to reinstall Windows operating system
Reinstalling Windows does not require any effort and with no deep knowledge of the PC. Having at hand a simple guide with this task can handle even the average user who knows what Word and Excel. This article will help You to save 500-1000 rubles - about take the various organizations involved in computer help.
You will need
- - Computer/laptop on which you want to reinstall the OS;
- - Multiboot disk with the operating system Windows;
- - 30 minutes - 2 hours of free time;
The saving of files. If You have some valuable information (photos, documents, music, etc.), save it onto a flash drive or external hard drive, because all the old files after OS installation will be removed from the system disk.
To start the installation. Insert in DVD drive of the computer/laptop multi-boot drive with Windows. Ignore the startup contents of the disk and just reboot the computer. To download Windows, at the time of display of system information and/or information about motherboard, press the Delete key if You have a desktop computer, and "Delete" or "F2" if You have a laptop. On most laptops you should press it "F2".
Setting the BIOS. After performing the above step will open the BIOS. The arrow keys select Boot tab, and then select "Boot Device Priority". Opens a list of installed devices. If the first device is the title which has the words "Hard Drive", "HDD", "Hard Disk", replace it with something that contains "CD", "CD/DVD", "DVD", "Optical Drive". Save the changes and restart the computer, the default key is F10.
The choice of the version of the installed OS. After the reboot, a menu appears that is similar to what is shown in the picture. Select "Windows Setup" / "Install Windows" with the appropriate version of the operating system.
Selection and formatting of the disk. After selecting the version can start copying files screen will appear with the choice of the drive on which you plan to install the OS. For Windows versions prior to XP inclusively it is necessary to choose the system disk (C:), press F on the keyboard and confirm the formatting (ATTENTION! All files from drive C: will be erased!). If You have a version older than XP, it opens a beautiful window, which is also necessary to select the desired drive and click "Format."
The process of installation. For versions older than XP you may have to select the Windows edition (Home, Professional, Ultimate, etc.), select the desired. Then start the installation process, which will last from 30 minutes to 2 hours.
The completion of the installation. After the installation is complete, the system will prompt you to select the computer name, set a password and select the connection to the Internet, if available. Follow the instructions on the screen, there are no difficulties.
After installation update drivers for all devices. Drivers can be found on disks supplied with the computer parts, or on the Internet.