Safe mode: HTC One (M8)

Learn how to use safe mode on the HTC One (M8) through the hardware keys.

 

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Turn on and use safe mode

 

Safe mode allows you to turn on the device with third-party apps disabled. Then you can easily remove all apps that may be causing a conflict or software problem.

 

To turn on safe mode and use it to fix app problems, follow these steps:

 

Turn off safe mode

  1. Press and hold the Power key.
  2. On the screen, touch and hold Power off under Phone Options.
  3. When the 'Reboot to safe mode' message appears, tap RESTART.
  4. When the phone restarts it will be in safe mode.

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Uninstall third party applications

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'PHONE,' then tap Apps.
  4. If necessary, swipe right to the Downloaded screen.
  5. Tap the desired application.
  6. Tap Uninstall.
  7. Tap OK.

 

 

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Turn off safe mode

 

To turn off safe mode, follow these steps:

 

  1. Press and hold the Power key.
  2. On the screen, touch and hold Restart under Phone Options.
  3. When the 'Restart phone' message appears, tap RESTART.
  4. When the phone restarts it will no longer be in safe mode.

 

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