HTC One - Reset to default settings

How to reset an HTC One phone to factory settings?


  • From the home-screen go to Settings > Backup & reset.
  • Tap Reset phone.
  • Tap on OK.

Alternatively, you can "hard reset" your phone:

  • Turn off your device.
  • Press and hold simultaneously the volume Up and Power button for a couple of seconds
  • Wait until the logo is displayed on the screen and release the Power button ( keep the volume button pressed)
  • A system menu will then be displayed
  • Move accross using the Volume up and Volume down button
  • Select Wipe Data/Factory Reset and validate with the Power button.
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