How to hard reset HTC Evo 4G+

Warning: Do not perform factory reset if you haven’t backed up all your data!

Why should I factory reset my smartphone you ask? There are a number of reasons to do so, the occasional freezes, the sluggish behaviour when you change screens, you are seeing frequent “Force closes” of apps. If you’ve come across one of the reasons above, you should follow the instructions below.

In order to reset your smartphone you first have to enter recovery mode.

How to factory reset HTC Evo 4G+:

  • Power off the phone
  • Power on the phone holding the Power and Volume Down buttons until the screen with the three Android images appears
  • Using the Volume down button navigate to ” FACTORY RESET” and select it using the power button

How to enter the recovery mode on HTC Evo 4G+

  • Power off the phone
  • Press and hold Volume Down, and tap the power button once
  • Using the Volume down button navigate to “Recovery” and select it using the power button