Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on a HTC Mega

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

  • Remove the back cover.
  • Remove the stylus to reveal the RESET button that is located at the bottom of the stylus compartment.
  • Use the stylus tip to press the RESET button.
  • Your phone restarts and displays the Home screen.
HTC Mega Reset Button Location

Performing a Hard Reset on a HTC Mega

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

To perform a hard reset

  • With the phone turned off, press and& hold the VOLUME UP and VOLUME DOWN buttons, then press the END/POWER button shortly and release it.
HTC Mega Volume Button Location
HTC Mega Power Button Location
  • Continue to hold the VOLUME UP and VOLUME DOWN buttons until you see the following message on the screen.
HTC Mega Screen Output
  • Release the VOLUME UP and VOLUME DOWN buttons.
  • Press the VOLUME UP button to perform the hard reset, or press any other button to cancel the reset.

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Page last modified on February 02, 2011, at 01:52 PM