How To Hard Reset Smile Communication Nigeria Modem / SMiFi Router Device

Few days ago, i was invited to the West Africa Bloggers Conference somewhere in Ikeja, Lagos which i attended. Smile Communications Nigeria, Jumia and other brands and personalities were in attendance to share some vital information with us.

During the course of the event, a representative from Smile Communications Nigeria asked 3 random questions to which everyone who got the questions correctly, gets a smile SMiFi Router Device plus one sim and 5GB of data for free. Since 3 questions where asked, three devices were given to three bloggers and i happen to be one of those who got the package for free (Tell me congrats o *winks…)

For some days now, i have been using the Smile communication Nigeria SMiFi Router device and i must say, the speed is really awesome. Even when it’s showing ‘No service Available‘ when am indoors, it still browses with speed.

Hard Resetting Smile Communication Nigeria SMiFi Router Device

One particular morning, i needed to use the SMiFi and i realized the device was stocked. When i mean stocked, i mean it didn’t pass through the name ‘Smile’ on the LCD display screen. I tried using the power button by holding it down for longer hours but that didn’t work.

I had to quickly send a mail to smile communications via their contact page on their website and they got back to me via a phone call. I was told what to do and that fixed it up. I’d like to share same information with you just incase you find yourself in same situation.


==> Look at the sides of your smile SMiFi device and locate where the sim card is been fixed.

==> Look properly into the placement, very close to the sim card slot is a pinned area. Look the picture below for better understanding.

hard reset smile communications SMiFi device

==> Find a pin and use it in pressing the Pinned area and the device will hard reset.

It’s as easy as that. Now, to the area of whether or not i would advise you to buy the smile SMiFi device, in all honesty, YES but that is if you are comfortable with paying the data charges because it’s very much expensive than that of the telecommunication companies we are more familiar with.

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