Hard Reset the HTC Butterfly to Factory Soft

Released during the first quarter of 2013, the HTC Butterfly is great for those who love high quality technology. It comes with a great design, impressive touchscreen and an admirable speed for surfing the net. Being one of the newest phones from this brand, it is considered one of the best ones in terms of social media networking and apps.

Although the device is known to function very well, it might sometimes experience a few software issues that could interfere with your user experience. If you own this phone and would like to eliminate all such problems, we have the perfect solution for you. Very quick to remove viruses and restore everything back to default settings, our suggestion is to perform a hard reset on the HTC Butterfly.

HTC butterly full

Running on Android OS v4.1.1, the phone’s operating system can be easily upgraded to the 4.2.2 version. The HTC Butterfly comes with 2 GB of RAM and has two professional cameras. The phone’s main one is a 8 MP camera with autofocus and LED flash while the secondary one is a 2.1 MP camera. Both of them serve for simultaneous HD video and image recording. The smartphone can be used to surf the internet and comes with applications such as Youtube, Google Talk, Maps, Gmail, etc.

How to Hard Reset the HTC Butterfly

As mentioned before, restoring the smartphone to its original software will wipe all the data stored on it. This is why you can’t get started without saving all important information on your HTC Butterfly. This can be done using the USB cable to connect to a PC or tablet. Alternatively, you can install the Phone Copy application that is free.

Once you saved all important data, you can safely begin the hard reset procedure. To use the smartphone’s main menu, do this:
HTC butterfly keys

  1. From your phone’s Home Menu, go to the Settings folder.
  2. Under the Personal section, scroll down to the Backup and Reset option.
  3. Choose Factory Data Reset and confirm by tapping Reset Device.
  4. Tap Delete all to confirm your choice and wait for the process to begin.
  5. The phone is now rebooting; don’t interrupt the procedure.

In case the device is completely frozen, the second option is the best way to master reset the HTC Butterfly. This can be done like this:

  1. Turn the phone off and fully charge it.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Down and Power keys simultaneously until the Recovery Menu pops up.
  3. Scroll down to Clear Storage using the Volume keys and confirm with the Power button.
  4. When asked to confirm your final choice, press the Volume Up key and allow the process to begin.
  5. The phone will be rebooting and ready to use in a couple of minutes.