Hard Reset or Factory Reset Motorola Moto G / Moto E / Moto X 2nd Gen

How to Hard Reset Motorola Moto G / Moto E / Moto X

Factory Data Reset your Motorola Mobile Phones follow the below simple steps.

Applicable Models:

Moto G / Moto G 2nd Gen 
Moto E
Moto X / Moto X 2nd Gen


Factory Reset your device will erase all the data (Contacts / Pictures / Files / Installed Apps)

Factory Reset through Menu:

1. Touch Menu  

2. Touch Settings

3. Touch Backup & reset

4. Touch Factory Data Reset

5. Touch Reset Phone

External Hard Reset:

If your mobile phone is not even powering on and your are not able to access your Mobile phone Menu, then you can do the external factory reset.

External Reset requires 25% battery backup, So charge your mobile before performing this option.

1. Press the VOL DOWN KEY for 2-3 seconds then press POWER key and then release the keys.
    Now you will see a BOOT OPTIONS

2. Press VOL DOWN Key and select Recovery and press VOL UP Key to enter.
   This will show Motorola logo Exclamation mark

3. Now Press and hold the VOL UP key for 10-15 seconds. While still holding the VOL UP key press and release the POWER key.
   Now you will see additional Blue color menu options. 

4. Press VOL DOWN Key and select  Wipe data / factory reset and press POWER Key to perform.

5. Press VOL DOWN key again to select YES and POWER key to CONFIRM

   This will format the disk and reset the device to factory default., press the POWER key to confirm a REBOOT

How to Forward VMware ESX Server Logs to SYSLOG Server

How to Forward VMware ESX Server Logs to SYSLOG Server

By the following three simple steps, you can forward VMware ESX server logs to a remote logserver.

1. Enable SSH service on your ESXi 5 Server.

Login to your ESX server through vspher clinet Go to -> configuration -> Security Profile ->Services -> Properties (This will open a new window) -> in that Select SSH (Options)- Start ( More)

2. Enable Firewall for syslog.

In your vspher clinet ->configuration -> Security Profile -> Firewall -> Properties (This will open a new window)-> Check syslog (As shown below)

3. Point the remote log server

 Log in to your Vmware ESXi using ssh and run the following commands.
#esxcli system syslog config get 
Default Rotation Size: 1024 
Default Rotations: 8 
Log Output: /scratch/log 
Log To Unique Subdirectory: false 
Remote Host:  
#esxcli system syslog config set --loghost='udp://ipof.remote.logserver:514' 
(you can use TCP port also )
#esxcli system syslog reload 
Thats all. Now the logs will be forwarded to your remote logserver
Now you can stop the ssh service.

Configuração de Internet 3G no Android para OI

Configuração de Internet 3G no Android para OI

   OI formerly known as Telemar, but still legally called Telemar Norte Leste S.A., is the largest telecommunications telephone company in Brazil and the second largest telco in Latin America.
Brasil Telecom S.A. (BrT) is a major Brazilian telecommunications company. It was acquired by Oi on January 9, 2009.

How to Activate WAP:

  WAP is activated by default.

1. General Internet Settings:

Manual GPRS/EDGE/Internet/3G Settings:

Connection Name: OI GPRS
Data bearer: GPRS
Access Point Name (APN) : gprs.oi.com.br
Username: oi
Password : oi
Authentication: Normal
Homepage: www.google.com
Connection security: No
dial: * 99 *** 1 #

Manual WAP Settings:

Connection Name : OI Wap
Data bearer: GPRS
Access Point Name (APN) : wapgprs.oi.com.br
Username: oiwap
Prompt password: No
Password : oioio
Authentication: Normal
Gateway IP:
Port: 9203
Homepage: http://wap.oi.com.br
Connection security: None
Session mode: Temporary

OI MMS Settings:

Connection Name : Oi MMS
Access Point Name (APN) : mms.gprs.oi.com.br
UserName : oimms
Password : oioioi
Homepage mmsc:
Proxy IP :
Proxy Port : 9201 

2. Oi APN Settings for Android:

Go to Menu -> Settings -> Wireless & networks-> Mobile networks -> Access Point Names -> New APN and enter the following details there
Name : OI
APN : gprs.oi.com.br
Proxy : < Not Set >
Port : < Not Set >
Username : oi
Password : oi
Server : < Not Set >
MMSC : < Not Set >
MMS Proxy : < Not Set >
MMS Port : < Not Set >
MCC : 724
MNC : 31
Authentication type : < Not Set >
APN Type : < Not Set >
Name : OI MMS
APN : mms.gprs.oi.com.br
Proxy : < Not Set >
Port : < Not Set >
Username : oimms
Password : oioioi
Server : < Not Set >
MMS Proxy :
MMS Port : 9201
MCC : 724
MNC : 31
Authentication type : < Not Set >
APN Type : mms

3. Oi APN Settings for iPhone / iPad:

Go to Settings-> General -> Network->Turn ON Cellular Data Network (or Mobile Data Network)-> Select Cellular Data Network (or Mobile Data Network ) > APN and enter the following details
Cellular Data:
    APN: gprs.oi.com.br
    Username: oi
    Password: oi
    APN: mms.gprs.oi.com.br
    Username: oimms
    Password: oioioi
    MMS Proxy:
    MMS Message Size: 307200
    MMS UA Prof URL: Blank

Gt&t (Cellink Plus) APN Settings for Android Smart Phones

Cellink Plus Gt&t Guyana APN Settings:

Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company Cellink Plus Internet Settings.

Cellink Plus General Internet Settings:

Connection Name : Cellink
APN (Access Point Name) : wap.cellinkgy.com
Username : gtt
Password : gtt
Proxy IP :
Proxy Port : 8080
Homepage: http://www.google.com

APN Settings for Android / Samsung Galaxy / HTC/ MotoG:

Name : cellinkgy
APN : wap.cellinkgy.com
Proxy :
Port : 8080
Username : gtt
Password : gtt
Server : < Not Set >
MMSC : < Not Set >
MMS Proxy : < Not Set >
MMS Port : < Not Set >
MCC : 738
MNC : 02
Authentication type : < Not Set >
APN Type : default

Afghan Telecom Internet Settings for Broadband Modem

Afghan Telecom Internet Settings:

1. Connect your Modem and install the modem software.
2. Open the software and go to option -> setting -> configure and enter the following details there
User name: test@pdnstest.com
Access number: #777
Password: aaa

TMN GPRS MMS configuração | Portugal Iphone Android Nokia Lumia

TMN GPRS | MMS | WAP Settings:

Automatic GPRS Settings:
If you want to receive the settings automatically, go to your area "My Account", then "Services" - "Service Activation".

Manual GPRS/MMS  Settings for TMN Mobiles Portugal.
TMN Manual GPRS/WAP Settings:
Connection Name: TMN WAp
Access Point Name (APN) : wap.tmn.pt
User name: tmn
Password: tmnnet
Auth type: Normal
Homepage: http://www.tmn.pt
Proxy address: or
Proxy port: 8080 (Wap 2) or 9201 ( Old)
TMN Manual MMS Settings
Connection Name: TMN MMS
Access Point Name (APN): mmsc.tmn.pt
User name: tmn
Password: tmnnet
Authentication : Normal
Homepage: http://mmsc/
Proxy address:
Proxy port (for WAP2): 8080

Error: Application failed to initialize properly 0x0000135

Agent Pre-upgrade check utility fails to run

While i trying to run the Agent Pre-upgrade check utility from autorun.exe, I have got the following error message


The application failed to initialize properly(0x0000135). Click on OK to terminate the application.


You have to Install .NET 2.0 or higher version

VMWare Error: The unused disk blocks of the virtual machine Disks have not been scrubbed on the file system

The unused disk blocks of the virtual machine

While Enabling Fault Tolerance (FT) on virtual Machine, following error occurred.


The unused disk blocks of the virtual machine's disks have not been scrubbed on the file system.  This is needed to support features like Fault Tolerance.

Reason of Error:

Fault Tolerance cannot be enabled on a powered-on virtual machine that has thick formatted or lazy-zeroed disks.


To enable FT, power off the virtual machine, turn on FT, and power on the virtual machine again. This changes the disk format of the virtual machine.

How to Restart VMware Management Service in Vsphere Command line

How to Restart VMware Management Service

To restart yourVMware management agents on ESX 3.5, vSphere, vSphere4, 5
Log in to your ESX Server through SSH or directly from the server console
Run the following command to restart VMware Management agent
#service mgmt-vmware restart.
VMware ESX Host Agent Watchdog                          [  OK  ]

VMware ESX Host Agent                                   [  OK  ]
Starting VMware ESX Management services:
VMware ESX Host Agent (background)                      [  OK  ]
Availability report startup (background)                [  OK  ]

Caution: Ensure Automatic Startup/Shutdown of virtual machines is disabled before running this command

To restart Virtual center agent
#service vmware-vpxa restart.

To Restart Web Access
#service vmware-webAccess restart

You can restart the Host Management agent for the following Symptoms:

  1. Cannot connect ESX to VirtualCenter
  2. Cannot connect ESX to vCenter Server
  3. Cannot connect directly to ESX Server from the VMware Infrastructure Client   
  4. Cannot connect directly to the ESX Server from the vSphere Client
  5. You cannot stop or start a virtual machine
  6. A virtual machine is shown as running in VirtualCenter when it is not
  7. VirtualCenter shows the error:
  8. Virtual machine creation may fail because agent is unable to retrieve VM creation options from the host
  9. VMotion hangs at 10% complete

How to Downgrade iPhone Firmware from 4.0 to 3.1.3 on Windows

How to Downgrade iPhone Firmware from 4.0 to 3.1.3 on Windows


Download the following software
  1. iTunes 9.x
  2. Original firmware 3.1.3 (Size 228MB)  or other - find below
  3. Download RecBoot 1.1 and extract the file in a temp folder

Recover Procedure:

Here I have described the down gradation procedure for Firmware 4.0 to 3.1.3
Step 1
 Install the downloaded iTunes on your PC (Not required if already installed) and open the application.
Step 2
   Plug in your iPhone to PC using connecting cable. Now the system will detect your phone.
   Power down the iPhone by holding the sleep/lock button and sliding to power off.
Step 3
   Put Your Phone Into DFU Mode


   Once it's powered down, press and hold both the sleep/lock button and the home button for ten seconds.
   After ten seconds, release the power button but continue holding down the home button.

Refer the Video for more details on how to put it on DFU mode:

Step 4
   Once the iphone gone to DFU mode , iTunes will pop up a window as shown below telling you that it's detected an iPhone in recovery mode and your iPhone's screen will be black.
Click on Ok

Once the iphone gone to DFU mod

Step 5
Restoring 3.1.3
Now Pres Shift + restore at a same time. This will open a navigation box.
Navigate to the downloaded file iPhone1,2_3.1.3_7E18_Restore.ipsw file

downloaded file iPhone1,2_3.1.3_7E18_Restore.ipsw file

This will take atleast 10 Minits to restore the image.
Once the image is restore, you will get an error message as shown below(iphone could not be restored). Yon can ignore the error message and click ok

(iphone could not be restored).

Step 6
 Now go to the RecBoot folder and execute the recboot.exe. This will open up an window as shown below. Click on exit recovery mode button.
 RecBoot folder and execute the recboot.exe

This will take couple of seconds and now your Iphone will boot on the 3.1.3 version.

This will take couple of seconds and now your Iphone will boot on the

Now you can restore you backup

Here you can find the list of apple iPhone firmwares. 

1.0.0: iPhone1,1_1.0_1A543a_Restore.ipsw
1.0.1: iPhone1,1_1.0.1_1C25_Restore.ipsw
1.0.2: iPhone1,1_1.0.2_1C28_Restore.ipsw
1.1.1: iPhone1,1_1.1.1_3A109a_Restore.ipsw
1.1.2: iPhone1,1_1.1.2_3B48b_Restore.ipsw
1.1.3: iPhone1,1_1.1.3_4A93_Restore.ipsw
1.1.4: iPhone1,1_1.1.4_4A102_Restore.ipsw
2.0.0 (2G): iPhone1,1_2.0_5A347_Restore.ipsw
2.0.0 (3G): iPhone1,2_2.0_5A347_Restore.ipsw
2.0.1 (2G): iPhone1,1_2.0.1_5B108_Restore.ipsw
2.0.1 (3G): iPhone1,2_2.0.1_5B108_Restore.ipsw
2.0.2 (2G): iPhone1,1_2.0.2_5C1_Restore.ipsw
2.0.2 (3G): iPhone1,2_2.0.2_5C1_Restore.ipsw
2.1.0 (2G): iPhone1,1_2.1_5F136_Restore.ipsw
2.1.0 (3G): iPhone1,2_2.1_5F136_Restore.ipsw
2.2.0 (2G): iPhone1,1_2.2_5G77_Restore.ipsw
2.2.0 (3G): iPhone1,2_2.2_5G77_Restore.ipsw
2.2.1 (2G): iPhone1,1_2.2.1_5H1_Restore.ipsw
2.2.1 (3G): iPhone1,2_2.2.1_5H11_Restore.ipsw
3.0.0 (2G): iPhone1,1_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw
3.0.0 (3G): iPhone1,2_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw
3.0.0 (3GS): iPhone2,1_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw
3.0.1 (2G): iPhone1,1_3.0.1_7A400_Restore.ipsw
3.0.1 (3G): iPhone1,2_3.0.1_7A400_Restore.ipsw
3.0.1 (3GS): iPhone2,1_3.0.1_7A400_Restore.ipsw
3.1.0 (2G): iPhone1,1_3.1_7C144_Restore.ipsw
3.1.0 (3G): iPhone1,2_3.1_7C144_Restore.ipsw
3.1.0 (3GS): iPhone2,1_3.1_7C144_Restore.ipsw
3.1.2 (2G): iPhone1,1_3.1.2_7D11_Restore.ipsw
3.1.2 (3G): iPhone1,2_3.1.2_7D11_Restore.ipsw
3.1.2 (3GS): iPhone2,1_3.1.2_7D11_Restore.ipsw
3.1.3 (2G): iPhone1,1_3.1.3_7E18_Restore.ipsw
3.1.3 (3G): iPhone1,2_3.1.3_7E18_Restore.ipsw
3.1.3 (3GS): iPhone2,1_3.1.3_7E18_Restore.ipsw
4.0.0 (3G): iPhone1,2_4.0_8A293_Restore.ipsw
4.0.0 (3GS): iPhone2,1_4.0_8A293_Restore.ipsw
4.0.0 (4): iPhone3,1_4.0_8A293_Restore.ipsw
4.0.1 (3G): iPhone1,2_4.0.1_8A306_Restore.ipsw
4.0.1 (3GS): iPhone2,1_4.0.1_8A306_Restore.ipsw
4.0.1 (4): iPhone3,1_4.0.1_8A306_Restore.ipsw