Performing a Manual Hard ResetShould your phone become unresponsive during operation, you can perform a Manual Hard Reset. Press and hold the Volume Up key + Camera key ( ) + Power-Lock key ( ).
MENU > SETTINGS AND TOOLS > PHONE SETTINGS > SECURITY > (Enter Your Password) (Default password is the last 4 digits of your phone number) > RESTORE DEFAULTS
WARNING: This will completely restore your phone back to factory defaults, if you intend to continue using your phone on your service, you will have to reactivate the phone using the *228 method. I do not know if this will incur charges or require any assitance from Verizon.
Hard reset by typing *2767*3855# on your home screen, remember that all personal data of yours will be deleted,better back it up first before doing it.
There can be many ways to Unlock your phone. As far as i know unlocking by codes is the simple and safe way. I will suggest the website Unlock-Zone.com which is doing good service and they were recommended highly in the cell phone forums.
I used them to unlock my cell phone. contacted them and within 30 mins i had my unlock code and my phone was unlocked.
No, the phone won't be unlocked if you hard reset it.