HTC Wildfire hard reset
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Restarting or factory resetting your HTC Wildfire phone
If your phone becomes unresponsive or sluggish, try restarting your phone and see if that helps.
In case your phone has a persistent problem that cannot be solved, the last resort is to do a factory reset.
Restarting your HTC Wildfire phone (soft reset)
If your phone is running slower than normal, an application is not performing properly, or your phone becomes unresponsive,
try restarting your phone and see if that helps solve the problem.
To restart your phone, simply turn it off and back on. If pressing and holding the POWER button doesn’t work, then remove the battery,
wait for a few seconds, reinsert the battery, and then turn the phone on.
Performing a HTC Wildfire factory reset (Wildfire hard reset)
Performing a HTC Wildfire factory reset using phone buttons
If you cannot turn on your phone or access the phone settings, you can still perform a factory reset by using the buttons on the phone.
If you’re passing your phone on to someone else or your phone has a persistent problem that cannot be solved, you can do a factory reset (also called a hard reset). This returns your phone to the state it was in before the first time you turned it on.