Newton Glossary

An almost definitive guide to Newton-related terms and trivia.

Soft Reset

A method of resetting the Newton OS by pressing the reset button. A soft reset does not erase any user data, applications, packages, handwriting recognition training, or preferences.

Also referred to as a warm boot or software reset.

Additional Information

Apple Support: Newton MessagePad: Different Types of Reset
Newton Poetry: How To Reset Your Newton


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