Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on a HTC Dream

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.

To perform a soft reset

  • Press Call + Menu + power button at the same time.
HTC Dream Button Locations

Performing a Hard Reset on a HTC Dream

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 Dream returns to its default settings and looses all information that is not recorded in ROM.

To perform a hard reset

  • Turn off the device.
  • Press and hold Home + Back Button then press Power Button. The following message will appear on the screen:
HTC Dream Screen Output
  • Press Call Button to double confirm hardware reset.

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Page last modified on February 02, 2011, at 01:49 PM