Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on a HTC Topaz

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.

  • Pull out the stylus, then remove the back cover.
  • Use the stylus tip to press the RESET button (red) located at the opening of the stylus bay.
  • Your device restarts and displays the Home screen.
HTC Topaz Reset Button Location

Performing a Hard Reset on a HTC Topaz

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

  • With the device turned off, press and hold the VOLUME UP and VOLUME DOWN buttons, then briefly press the POWER button.
HTC Topaz Volume Button Location
HTC Artemis Button Location
  • Continue pressing the VOLUME UP and VOLUME DOWN buttons until you see the following message on the screen:
HTC Topaz 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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