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Hard Reset

How to Hard Reset HTC One XL


A hard reset, also known as a factory reset, will delete all information on a device and restore the software back to it’s original manufacturer settings. A hard reset should only be done if absolutely necessary as it removes all data from your device. Perform a hard reset if your HTC One XL is experiencing any of the following issues:

  • Forgot your password
  • Constant freezing
  • Crashing applications
  • Touchscreen Issues
  • Can’t hear
  • Can’t make or receive calls
  • Sync issues
  • Sound issues


First Method:

Ensure that your HTC One XL is turned off by pressing the power button.





Press and hold the Volume Down + Power button, until you see the Boot Menu.





Select “Factory Reset”. Use the Volume buttons to navigate and the Power button to confirm.

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Congratulations! The device has been restored to factory defaults.


Second Method:

Power on your device by pressing the power button




From the Home Screen go to the Menu and then to Settings.

Click on Backup & reset followed by Factory data reset.

Find and select Reset Phone.

Click on Erase everything to confirm.

Congratulations! The device has been restored to factory defaults.

A hard Reset will erase all data!
We are not responsible for any deleted or lost data.

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