HTC One SC Hard Reset to Factory Settings

HTC One SC was one of the most popular and powerful smartphones on the market at the moment in which it appeared, namely in 2012. It is a very light weight phone, having solely 116 g and a display of 4.3 inches. However, just like any modern device, after a period of time, it can show signs of unresponsiveness due to software errors, infections and overuse. In order to bring back your HTC One SC to a working state, you have to take into consideration performing a simple and efficient process, called hard reset to factory settings.


The HTC One SC comes with Android OS, v. 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwhich) and a Dual-core processor of 1 GHz. Its internal memory is of 4 GB (1GB of RAM) and has a micro SD card that can store any files of up to 32 GB. Many people are very satisfied with its 5 MP primary camera which has multiple features, including: face detection, touch focus, geo-tagging and so on and so forth.

When you notice that your smartphone stops working at a normal level, you ought to appeal to the above-mentioned common procedure called a soft reset. This is extremely easy to perform and can be done in a maximum of 5 minutes, involving as little effort as possible.

HTC One SC soft reset

Whenever you see your device not working at an optimal level or not responding at all, then you need to know that a software refresh will do the trick. This hard reset procedure enables you to bring back your device to its initial settings and get it up and running in no time. Also, when you decide to resell your phone, this process is recommended in order to delete all stored data and solve all performance problems. There are two available method to bring back your HTC One SC back to factory settings:

Performing a factory reset via the settings menu:

  1. Open the Notifications panel and press Settings.
  2. Tap Backup / Restore and Reset .
  3. Tap Reset phone .
  4. If you agree to remove all your personal data, select Erase all data.
  5. Click OK.


The second method of soft resetting your phone is done by shutting it down and using the hardware buttons:

  1. Press and hold the Volume Down button , and then press and hold the Power key.
  2. Wait for the screen with three Android images to appear, and then release the Power and the Volume buttons.
  3. Press the Volume Down key and select Reset to factory settings.
  4. Press the Power button.