If someday your HTC One M8 starts having troubles, do not worry! Right before you begin looking for complicated issues found in the Android operating system, you should try to make a Soft and Hard Reset of your HTC One M8. This manipulation is usually generally user-friendly and could very well fix troubles that may impact your HTC One M8.
Right before making any one of the hacks below, take into account that it really is crucial to make a backup of your HTC One M8. Even if the soft reset of your HTC One M8 should not result in loss of data, the hard reset is going to clear all the data. Do an entire backup of your HTC One M8 thanks to its software or simply on the Cloud (Google Drive, DropBox, …)
We are going to start with the soft reset of your HTC One M8, the least difficult method.
How to Soft Reset your HTC One M8
The soft reset of your HTC One M8 is going to let you to correct minor complications like a crashed application, a battery that heats, a display that stop, the HTC One M8 that becomes slow…
The methodology is going to be very simple:
- Simultaneously press the Volume Down and Power key until the HTC One M8 restarts (about 20 seconds)
How to Hard Reset your HTC One M8 (Factory Settings)
The factory settings reset or hard reset is without question a more definitive alternative. This process is going to delete all the information of your HTC One M8 and you are going to find a mobile phone as it is when it is manufactured. You will need to save your principal data like your photos, emails, text messages, movies, … on your pc or on the cloud like Google Drive, DropBox, … before you start the hard reset job of your HTC One M8.
To retrieve all your info following the reset, you can keep your documents to your Google Account. For that, look at:
- Settings -> System -> Advanced -> Backup
- Activate the backup
Right after you made the backup, all you need to do is:
- System -> Advanced -> Reset options.
- Erase all data (factory reset) -> Reset phone
You need to write your security code (or PIN) and once it is made, go for Erase Everything.
Your HTC One M8 is going to get rid of all your data. It will last a little while. Now that the process is done, your HTC One M8 is going to reboot with factory settings.
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About the HTC One M8
The size of your HTC One M8 is 70.6 mm x 146.4 mm x 9.0 mm (width x height x depth) for a net weight of 160 g. The screen offers a resolution of 1080 x 1920px (FHD) for a usable surface of 66%.
The HTC One M8 smartphone works with one Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3 processor and one Krait 400 (Quad-Core) with a 2.3 GHz clock speed. This smartphone hasn’t got a 64-bit architecture processor.
Concerning the graphic part, the HTC One M8 includes the Qualcomm Adreno 330 graphics card with 2 GB. You are able to make use of 32 GB of memory.
The HTC One M8 battery is Li-Polymer type with a maximum power of 2600 mAh amperes. The HTC One M8 was unveiled on March 2014 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow
A problem with the HTC One M8? Contact the support: HTC Support