HTC Hero - Hard/Soft Reset

December 2016

To reset your HTC Hero to factory (default) settings:

Soft Reset

From the Homescreen tap on Menu > Settings > Security > Factory data reset.
  • This shall open the Factory data reset screen.
  • Select Reset phone > Erase everything

Hard Reset

To perform a Hard reset
  • Turn off your phone
  • Press and hold the HOME,POWER and BACK buttons at the same time.
  • The reset procedure shall start in a matter of seconds.

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