Performing a HTC Desire / Bravo hard reset/factory reset: With the phone turned off, press and hold the VOLUME DOWN button, and then briefly press the...

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To hard reset HTC Desire Z first power off device, or if the screen doesn't responding remove the battery.


If you cannot turn on your Desire Z phone or access the phone settings, you can still perform a factory reset by using the buttons on the phone.

  1. With the phone turned off, press and hold the VOLUME DOWN button, and then briefly press the POWER button.
  2. Wait for the screen with the 3 Android images to appear, and then release the VOLUME DOWN button.
  3. Press VOLUME DOWN to select CLEAR STORAGE, and then press POWER.
  4. When asked to confirm, press VOLUME UP.

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Performing a factory reset via settings

Performing a factory reset via settings

The most convenient way to do a factory reset is via the phone settings.

1. From the Home screen, press MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Tap SD & phone storage > Factory data reset.
3. Tap Reset phone, and then tap Erase everything.

Warning! Always turn off your device before installing/replacing the battery and SIM card.

Bootloader

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