Is your 8XT’s screen frozen and your touch screen is unresponsive? Do you want to do a Soft Reset or Force Restart on your HTC 8XT without deleting any data on your smartphone or tablet?
The Soft Reset procedure is used to reboot the HTC 8XT in situations where the device needs to be rebooted without losing any personal data or when it’s not powering on. It works most of the time to fix Rebooting, Overheating, Lagging, or Crashing issues on your HTC Device. Let’s learn how.
Name: HTC 8XT
Also read: Tutorials for HTC 8XT
How To Soft Reset HTC 8XT
- To soft reset HTC 8XT, Press and hold the Power or Sleep button for 5 to 10 seconds.
- You will get feedback or vibration on your HTC smartphone and it will show the shutdown and the restart options screen. Click on the Power Off & Restart Option.
- If the screen is unresponsive, then press and hold the Power button until it restarts.
- Leave the power button when your HTC mobile restarts and you will see the boot screen.
- This will do a Soft Reset on your HTC smartphone without deleting any of your mobile data.
- That’s it, you have successfully done a soft reset procedure on your HTC 8XT smartphone.
Also, read more HTC 8XT tutorials.
How To Do Force Restart on HTC 8XT?
If you want to force restart or force shutdown a crashed or frozen 8XT device follow the below steps.
- Make sure you have charged your HTC device for at least 3% to 5% before doing the force restart.
- To force restart Press and Hold down the Power / Sleep button along with the Volume Down button together for 5 to 10 seconds.
- Your 8XT device will vibrate and will start the restart process.
- Now leave both the buttons when your HTC device’s screen restarts.
- If you have entered Recovery mode by mistake, then use the Volume button to choose the Restart Option and press the Power button to confirm.
- The HTC force restart process is completed.
That’s it you have successfully completed the Soft Reset or Force Restart procedure on HTC 8XT.
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