Have Android on your HTC One been starting to missbehave and act up? Maybe it constantly needs to restart, or pauses itself in the middle of something important, or any other problem that can be caused by a overload of information on the device. Or maybe you just forgot the lock pattern on your HTC One and are now unable to use it anymore.
In any of these situations you’ll need to perform a hard reset on your device.
Please bear in mind that a hard reset on your device will eliminate all the information you have added to it, like installed apps, contacts, etc. It would be wise to do a backup of all your information before starting the steps for performing a hard reset on your HTC One. To do a backup you can use any of the many applications available in Google Play.
Hard Reset for HTC One
We will show you two methods of how to perform a factory reset of the HTC One. They are equally useful, the only difference being that one of them is to be performed when you have access to the phone, and the other method is used when we can not access the main menu phone, meaning that we will have to reset the phone using the hardware, not the software.
Hard Reset for HTC One from the menu
To perform a hard reset on your HTC One from the menu:
Go to Settings> Backup and Restore> Delete all data> OK. This process will erase all data on the phone.
Hard Reset for HTC One with buttons (hardware)
The process is simple, following these steps:
- With the phone turned off, hold down the less volume button while you press the power button
- Wait until the Android symbol appears on the screen and release de buttons.
- Scroll down to the the “Factory data reset” using the less volume button and press the power button to confirm.
These are the only steps needed to have a successful hard reset the HTC One with buttons
With these two ways we can perform and successfully achieve a hard reset on the HTC One, as usual if you have any doubts, please leave us a comment and we will be glad to help.
In this tutorial we learn how to hard reset Android on a Samsung device, namely the Samsung Galaxy Mega.
Samsung Galaxy Mega with Android 4.1 is a device with a 6.3-inch screen. The Samsung Galaxy Mega peeks into the world of tablet, a.k.a “phablet”, a niche therm which comes from merging the words Phone and tablet. The Samsung Galaxy Mega includes a dual-core processor running at 1.7GHz.
The following process will perform a hard reset into your Phone. It will work for the two versions of the Samsung Galaxy Mega, the 6.3-inch screen and 5.5: There is no difference in the reset Android methods. Both will help you regain a factory default phone, even making it to dismiss the unlock pattern you may have entered and forgotten.
Hard Reset your Samsung Galaxy Mega with buttons combination
In this method we use a combination of buttons that will go into recovery mode to make a general restoration of the device, ie, erase data and settings to leave it as if for the first time on the steps to follow are:
- Press and hold the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons.
- When you see the Android logo release the buttons and wait for the recovery options
- With the volume keys move down to the “Wipe data / Factory Reset” and press the power button to confirm.
- On the next screen, you select “Yes – Delete All User Data”, press the power button again to confirm
When finished you will have the option “Reboot System Now” right in the menu’s upper place: Just press the power button again to confirm and the phone will reboot normally with all original factory settings.
Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Mega through menu
To fulfill this process while having access to the Samsung Galaxy Mega Android OS, you should only go to Settings> Backup and Restore> Factory data reset> Reset phone
With these steps we will also get the same result as in the previous procedure: A factory default Samsung Galaxy Mega ready to be used, all your personal data, apps, games, messages deleted.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 is a device released with a dual-core processor, 5-inch screen and 8-megapixel camera on the back.
These features are sure to get a good response from consumers.
We will show you three methos to restore the factory settings of this device.
The first methos is to be used when the user has no access to the Android operating system, either because of an error in the system or because the user forgot the unlock pattern for some reason.
Before executing any of these methods, please remember to backup all your information stored on your phone with any of the applications available for backup in Google Play
First method to unlock Android on Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082
The first method to reset Android that we are going to explain, will involve entering the recovery mode of the device and from there restore the phone to factory settings.
To access the Android recovery mode in the Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082, go through the following stepswhich are done with a simple combination of buttons:
- With the phone turned off, press the home button (center) and the power button together, the phone vibrates and you will see an android on the screen. At this poing release the buttons.
- Scroll down to “Wipe data / Factory reset” with the the “less volume” button. Confirm with the power button
- Select “Yes – Delete all user data” and confirm again.
- The phone will start a process, wait until it’s done.
- Press the power button to select “Reboot System Now”
With these steps we will have unlocked Android’s Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082.
Second method to unlock Android on Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082
If we have access to the device menu and only want to restore the factory settings for maintenance or any other reasons, this method will serve to perfection. It’s easy and very quick to apply.
- Go to Settings> Backup and Restore> Factory data reset> Reset phone> Erase everything
- Wait for phone to restart as if it had never been used.
Additional method to unlock Samsung Galaxy Android in Grand i9082
There is a third way to unlock to unlock Android on the Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082. It’s much faster and easier, and it involves inserting a direct restore code.
To do that we dial * 2767 * 3855 # and wait while the phone does all the process automatically.
Today we learned three simple methods of how to unlock Android in Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082, as usual if you have any questions, leave them in the comments section.