Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on a HTC Prophet

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.

  • Locate the reset button hole on the HTC Prophet unit.
  • Use the stylus tip to lightly press the reset button. The pocket PC will restart and display the Today screen.
HTC Prophet Reset Button Location

Performing a Hard Reset on a HTC Prophet

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

  • Power on the device, and then press and hold the CAM and COMM manager buttons.
  • Whilst doing this, perform a soft reset. The screen will go black except for some text saying: "All data will be lost". Press the "SEND" button (the green call button) and wait for the device to start up.

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Page last modified on February 02, 2011, at 01:36 PM