How to Repair a Frozen BlackBerry

Written by william mccoy
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BlackBerry phones have grown increasingly common over the years, and what was once used exclusively for business is now used by people of all ages. A BlackBerry is convenient because in addition to being a phone, it doubles as an Internet browser, allowing the user to research information, complete work and keep in touch with contacts while on the go. BlackBerry phones are available in a variety of styles and colours.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • Paper clip

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  1. 1

    Press and hold the "Alt," "Cap" and "Delete" keys for three seconds, ensuring that all three buttons are held at the same time.

  2. 2

    Push the "Reset" button the rear of the BlackBerry with the end of a paper clip.

  3. 3

    Remove the back cover of the BlackBerry and pull out the battery. Count to 10, and place the battery back into the phone.

  4. 4

    Power up the device as you normally would. It should now be working.

Tips and warnings

  • Unfreezing your BlackBerry may work by using just one of the above steps. If one step doesn't work, proceed to the next.

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