Restore cellphone to before

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  1. restorer

    restorer New Member

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    When I turn on my cellphone it says “Welcome to your N818S”. Below that is “copy your data” and “set up as new”. When I tap “set up as new” it say’s “Get connected”

    How do I get the phone to work as before without connecting to a network?
     
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    take out the sims card
     
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    I don't think my phone has a sim card
     
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    could not find any info about not having a sims but it seems most of the zte phones have them. open the case and check around or under the battery.
     
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    It sounds like you may have accidentally Factory Reset your phone (FDR) if you are seeing that screen. Do you remember if you went into the backup & reset Settings and selected Factory Restore / Reset?

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    No I don't think so. I did reset the phone once. The phone quit working right. I reset it and it started working right again. I had to re-enter contacts etc.
     
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    The good thing about saving Contacts as Google Contacts is no need to re-enter them after resetting a phone or buying a new one. They are saved to your G Mail Account forever.

    It sounds like either the phone reset itself (not a normal thing that I am aware of, but not impossible) or the SIM card became dislodged or something.

    What happens now when you turn your phone On?

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