The HTC One SV is a cool phone with a great design and a solid application performance. It is also known as the HTC Cricket Wireless and its official launch took place in November 2012. Providing unlimited music from Cricket Muve Music, it’s one of the best devices to own for entertainment purposes.
In case an increased number fatal errors, freezes and hangs are making your user experience unpleasant, it could be time to perform a hard reset on the HTC One SV Criket. Before we get started with the procedure, there are a few important aspects that you should be aware of. First of all, a master reset won’t come without a few disadvantages, which means that you won’t just have a better phone, but also a blank memory. Given this situation, we’d like to urge you to save all important files.
Being equipped with a 4.3-inch, 800-by-480 super LCD2 display, it is highly appreciated for the resolution of the screen. Powered by Android OS v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), this phone’s OS can be upgraded to v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). The One SV comes with a 1.2 GHz processor and is specially designed for game lovers. Photographers will also be happy to experience with the 5 MP and 1.6 MP cameras.
Restoring the HTC One SV
Don’t forget to back up your data before taking a look at the following instructions. It is your responsibility to make sure that you don’t lose anything. There are two ways of doing the master reset: first of all, you can always use the phone’s menu. However, in case we’re dealing with a frozen device, you may want to use the buttons on the exterior chassis.
The first method is quick and simple to do:
- From the main screen, enter Settings and choose Backup & Reset.
- Select the Reset Phone option and confirm that you’d like to Erase all data.
- Tap OK to confirm and wait for the process to get going.
If the second option is your choice, you can use the hardware button keys to perform a master reset by simply following the steps indicated:
- Switch the phone off, remove its battery and re-insert it after a few seconds.
- Simultaneously press and hold the Volume Down button and the Power key.
- When the three Android images appear, release the two keys and scroll down to Factory Data Reset, using the Volume Up and Down buttons.
- Tap the Power button to confirm the choice and allow the master reset to begin.
Bear in mind that you shall not interrupt the procedure at any given moment and not following the suggested steps accordingly could only result in damaging the HTC One SV. Once the phone is done rebooting, you will have regained functionality of it, having a brand new operating system and an empty memory.