Hard Reset the HTC One X to Factory Soft

The HTC One X was announced in February 2012 and launched in May the same year. This 4.7 inches device comes with a super IPS LCD2 capacitive touchscreen (of 16M colors ) and a Corning Gorilla Glass protection. We all know that smartphones, just like the One X, are an ingenious modern invention, yet can become irritating and even useless when they stop working at an optimal level. Luckily, a soft reset reverts the device back to its factory settings and can make sure that all problems regarding unresponsiveness, freezing or slowness are solved in an instant. Follow the following instructions to hard reset your HTC One X and return it to its former glory.

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Resetting the One X

Also known as HTC One XT in China, this elegant smartphone has an Android operating system (v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, which can be upgraded to v4.1.1 (Jelly Bean). It has an 8 mega pixel primary camera (of 3264 x 2448 pixels) with autofocus, check quality option, LED flash and other amazing features, such as: simultaneous HD video and image recording, smile and face detection and geo tagging. Its advantage, compared to other modern devices, is that it comes with Beats Audio headphones, for an extra quality sound. It has A-GPS, Stereo FM radio with RDS and a Java MIDP emulator.

In case you notice things running slower than usual or not responding, consider deleting the unnecessary data on your phone in order to not have too much files on the internal memory. Also, avoid saving videos or music from the Internet directly on your smartphone, as a lot of viruses can receive a free pass this way. Should problems with your phone persist, try the factory restore mentioned above.

There are two methods that can be used in order to start a reset to default settings.  Keep in mind that your documents, music, photos, videos, your accounts, as well as system and application data and settings will be deleted if you decide to perform such a software refresh.

Here is what you need to do:

  1. Go to the Settings menu and click on Backup & reset.
  2. Tap Reset phone.
  3. Select Erase all data.
  4. Accept by clicking on OK.

The second method is performed by using the hardware buttons:

  1. Press and hold the Volume Down key and, shortly after, press and hold the Power button.
  2. Wait for three Android images to appear on the screen and release the two buttons.
  3. Press the Volume Down key in order to select Factory Reset.
  4. Press the Power key.