If your smartphone HTC 8XT it works very slow, it hangs, you want to bypass screen lock, or you have a full memory, and you want to erase everything, or you want to sell it or give it away and you want nobody to be able to access your files and passwords you can do a factory reset so that it returns to be like the first day.
You must bear in mind that a reset or return to the factory state in a mobile deletes all its content, so you must make a backup of your data before doing it if you do not want to lose everything.
There are two ways to do a reset on a HTC 8XT from the settings of the mobile itself or by performing a hard reset.
If you want to make a reset to return to the factory settings a HTC 8XT through phone settings you have to follow these simple steps:
Estimated time: 5 minutes.
1- First step: Swipe the home screen of your HTC 8XT toward the left.
2- Second step: Go to “Settings”.
3- Third step: Search and access the option “Information”.
4- Fourth step: Press the “Reset phone” option.
5- Fifth step: Click “Yes” when you are asked to confirm if you want to reset the phone.
6- Sixth step: Press “Yes” again to start the process. Your device 8XT from HTC it will restart and take several minutes to start while restoring the device to its factory state and optimizing the applications pre-installed in the operative system Microsoft Windows Phone 8.
If you want to make a hard reset to return to the factory settings a HTC 8XT you have to follow these simple steps:
1- Turn off your HTC 8XT.
2- Press the power button and the moment the phone vibrates press and hold the volume down button until an exclamation appears on the screen.
3- While the exclamation appears on the screen, press volume up, volume down, power button and volume down.
4- Your device 8XT from HTC it will restart and take several minutes to start while restoring the device to its factory state and optimizing the applications pre-installed in the operative system Microsoft Windows Phone.
About the device:
HTC 8XT is a device with 132.1 x 66 x 9.9 mm (5.20 x 2.60 x 0.39 in), a weight of 120 grams, a screen resolution of 4.3 inches (~60.4% screen-to-body ratio).
It has a processor Dual-core 1.4 GHz Krait 200, a graphics card Adreno 305, a RAM memory 1 GB RAM and an internal memory of 8 GB.
The HTC 8XT comes from the factory with the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system.