How to Easily Master Format NOKIA LUMIA 630 with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and solutions for solving NOKIA LUMIA 630 problems. NOKIA LUMIA 630 is the first official Nokia smartphone which ship with Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1. Actually the launching of this phone together with Nokia Lumia 930. Like previous version of Nokia Lumia family, this phone is full touch screen phone with 4.5 inches LCD screen width. It have 8 GB internal memory and equip with 512MB RAM. For photo lovers, the NOKIA LUMIA 630 have 5 megapixel camera but unfortunately does not have light flash for low light conditions. NOKIA LUMIA 630 also known as RM-976 and RM-977, the different is only at frequency for 3G HSDPA, the RM-977 can work for most frequency at many country. This phone also available with dual sim card GSM GSM on together.

Main Advantage NOKIA LUMIA 630 Specifications:

GSM 3G HSDPA Broadband
LCD 4.5 inches IPS touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
ClearBlack display
Internal Memory 8 GB storage
RAM 512 MB
Main Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm
GPU Adreno 305
Operating system Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
Battery Li-Ion 1830 mAh battery (BL-5H)

What to do to Fix Problem or Recovery NOKIA LUMIA 630 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The price for NOKIA LUMIA 630 is interesting to buy, but of course there are some limitation to pay, like the RAM which is only 512MB for multitasking applications, but we should does not have to worry about 512MB RAM, because as we know Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 at NOKIA LUMIA 630 can run most applications that downloaded from Windows Phone Store. But maybe some applications still need more RAM but not too many until today. The problems maybe come from that applications itself, some of them can make the phone become trouble like hang or stuck or bricks or broken or frozen or LCD touch screen not responding. At this situations, we should force shutdown or force soft reset or reboot NOKIA LUMIA 630 for clean up the temporary files or cache from the trouble applications. If the problem still happen, then we should do master format or hard reset. But please remember to backup all important applications before doing hard reset, because all data will be wipe or remove from NOKIA LUMIA 630.

How to Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart NOKIA LUMIA 630 ?

When our NOKIA LUMIA 630 start to act not appropriate or not normal or the LCD does not response with our finger touch then the first solutions that we can do is doing shutdown or soft reset or reboot. The easy way to do soft reset or shutdown the NOKIA LUMIA 630 is by open the back case and remove the battery. Wait about 5 seconds or more and put again the battery in the right positions. We should press POWER button to turn on the NOKIA LUMIA 630. The alternative for force shutdown or force soft reset NOKIA LUMIA 630 without open the back case and remove battery is using POWER button. Press and hold POWER BUTTON for several second until the phone shutdown by itself, if you see ‘slide down to power of‘, do slide the icon at this phone then NOKIA LUMIA 630 will turn off. We need to press Power button again to turn on NOKIA LUMIA 630 on again.

How to Master Reset NOKIA LUMIA 630 to Factory Default ?

After doing soft reset, maybe our smartphone still have problem or act not normal. Some problem can make the operating system damage and need to be fix by doing hard reset or master format. Please follow this several option step bellow:

#Option 1, How to Hard Reset NOKIA LUMIA 630 with Setting Menu:

Please remember to backup your important data before doing the hard reset to factory default, because all data and installed applications will be erased.

  1. Turn on the NOKIA LUMIA 630
  2. Make sure the battery is fully charge or not empty
  3. Go to menu:Setting > About > Reset Your Phone
  4. The process of formatting NOKIA LUMIA 630 will do by it self

#Option 2, How to Hard Reset NOKIA LUMIA 630 with Hardware Button Key:

Now we have other option to hard reset or format NOKIA LUMIA 630 with hardware key button especially when the phone stuck or can not access to menu :


  1. Please remember, we have to do two BIG STEP, do it step by step
  2. Turn off the NOKIA LUMIA 630
  3. BIG STEP ONE (a). Press and Hold thePower Button, do not release until the phone vibrate (if you feel the vibrate in NOKIA LUMIA 630 then release thePower Button)
  4. BIG STEP ONE (b). Press and Hold theVolume Down Button, do not release until the LCD show the exclamation mark (if you see the exclamation mark in LCD, then release theVolume Down Button)

B. BIG STEP TWO(this can be done after all BIG STEP ONE finish)

  1. To continue reset, you have to do the last step bellow
  2. PressVolume Up Button Keyand release
  3. PressVolume Down Button Keyand release
  4. PressPower Button Keyand release
  5. PressVolume Down Button Keyand release
  6. The NOKIA LUMIA 630 will do the hard reset format, wait about three until five minutes. While waiting you will see the gear appear until it finish.

Please remember, you have to follow the step From BIG STEP A until BIG STEP B by sequence.

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Windows Phone 8.1 operating system / firmware at NOKIA LUMIA 630 ?

NOKIA LUMIA 630 use Windows Phone 8.1 which have ability to add or install many applications from Microsoft Windows Phone Store. There are many applications there. But some of the applications maybe can make our phone become trouble or some wrong setting can make the NOKIA LUMIA 630 act not normal or make damage the operating system. At this time maybe we need to reinstall or restore the clean factory default Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 operating system or firmware. The steps are easy, we do not need to copy any data or connect the NOKIA LUMIA 630 with other gadgets, because the file source of factory default Windows Phone 8.1 already saved inside NOKIA LUMIA 630 ROM. Just follow the steps to hard reset above (we can choose #option1 or #option 2, then the clean factory default operating system will be reinstall automatically.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for NOKIA LUMIA 630 forgot password code or security lock screen or pin (lost password)?

To give more protection for our NOKIA LUMIA 630 data, then we are strongly suggest to give security protections. But some users maybe have problems with forgot security protection password pin answer. What is the solutions if we get this problem?, until now we only have one solutions to deal with forgotten security protection. We should do hard reset or master format to unlock the forgot security protection, but sadly all data will be remove or wipe or delete as well.

How to Improve Performance NOKIA LUMIA 630 to make run more faster?

To make our NOKIA LUMIA 630 run more faster or not become slowly, we suggest for all user to install only important applications, because as we know all applications which run in front or in the background will need some processor resources and if there are too many use it, of course it will make NOKIA LUMIA 630 become hard work or become slowly. Please remove or uninstall not use applications. If we need to make the NOKIA LUMIA 630 performance run more faster again like new, then please consider to do hard reset or master format.

What is the Secret Code Key for Hard Reset NOKIA LUMIA 630 ?

There is no secret code for doing hard reset or master format NOKIA LUMIA 630. Just follow the step above to hard reset is the easy way to do.

19 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format NOKIA LUMIA 630 with Safety Hard Reset?”

    • Hi, if you think that you have virus at your Nokia Lumia 630, then you can try to download some antivirus applications from Windows Phone Store, but if your phone still act not normal after install and scan/clean you phone, then you should do hard reset to reinstall the clean Windows Phone os, but you have to backup all data before performing hard reset or reformat Nokia Lumia 630.

  1. I have updated my forn by wi fi. Than after suddnlly my phone do not conect the mobile sim network. still that my phone in flight mode. i unable rduce or off flight mode its stuck. How do I recover??

    • Hi, have you ever try to hard reset, please try to master format after got trouble with new firmware update at your Nokia Lumia 630.

    • Hi, if your Nokia Lumia 630 locked for specific provider, then you can not do anything with standard procedure. However, you may try to consult with your network provider to make sure whether your Nokia Lumia 630 can use your GSM card or not.

  2. Hi please I have tried hard reset on Lumia rm-978 and they showed me (error press any key to shut down ) and I press power key and it went off and doesn’t come anymore. What is the problem?

    • Hi, at normal condition (fine hardware button), the steps to hard reset for Nokia Lumia 630 can be done by follow #option 2 steps above. Please do it carefully. Otherwise, you may check your hardware button. Or bring to Nokia authorize service center.

  3. windows insider is giving preview builds but it is not showing any update in my settings so how can i install windows 10 on my phone.pls help me out

    • Hi, if you get trouble to upgrade to Windows 10, then please bring your Lumia 630 to Nokia / Microsoft authorize service center.

      • hi i do the hard reset and my lumia630 stock on moving gear until an hour.and the gear is not loading just stock until the batterry is empty.then the next day i did charge the phone but it wont open can you please help me??? thank you!

        • Hi, maybe some other problems happen to your Nokia Lumia 630, therefore the standard process of hard reset can not work properly. Please bring your phone to Nokia/Microsoft authorized service center.

  4. i follow the first step with the power butin,it vibtraits ,go to the volume down and it just vibraits too never get the symble im suposed too….what can i do?

    • Hi, please try to follow steps at #option 2 above carefully to do master format at your Nokia Lumia 630. Please note, start from BIG STEP A and continue to BIG STEP B.

  5. my lumia630 is turned off& phone batteqry is not getting charged& it is strucking,when I try to charge it. The problemarised because I used various chargers for my phone. How can I Turnon my mobile???? Any Gud suggedtions please??

    • Hi, if you have tried to use several smartphone charger with minimum 1 A power output, but still can not work, then we suggest to reformat your Nokia Lumia 630 operating system using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above carefully. It will make your phone back to factory default again like new for the operating system and installed software.

    • Hi, you can try to reformat or hard reset your Microsoft Lumia 640 operating system without any protections by using hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above carefully.


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