Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on a HTC Hermes

A normal reset is sometimes referred to as a soft reset. A normal reset stops all running applications but does not erase any programs or saved data.

Caution be sure to save any unsaved data before performing a normal reset since a normal reset erases all unsaved data.

  1. Use the stylus to lightly press and hold the RESET button on the bottom of your device.
HTC Hermes Button Location

Performing a Hard Reset on a HTC Hermes

A full reset is sometimes referred to as a hard reset. Perform a full reset when you want to clear all settings, programs and data from RAM.

Caution if you perform a full reset, your HTC pocket PC returns to its default settings and looses all information that is not recorded in ROM.

  1. Press and hold the Left SOFT KEY and Right SOFT KEY, and at the same time, use the stylus to press the RESET button at the bottom of your device.
  2. You will be presented with a menu saying 'press R to reset, X to exit', if you press R Your device will be set back to factory default settings. (The L/R soft keys are the "- -" keys just above the start and OK buttons)
HTC Hermes Button Locations


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