Safe mode: HTC One S

Learn how to use safe mode on the HTC One S through the hardware keys.

 

 

 

 

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 on safe mode

  1. From any screen, press and hold the Power key.
  2. Touch and hold Power off.
  3. Tap Restart. When the device restarts, 'Safe mode' will appear in the lower-left corner of the screen.
  4. Navigate to and uninstall any third-party apps which you suspect to be causing problems.

 

 

Turn off safe mode

 

To turn off safe mode, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any screen, press and hold the Power key.
  2. Tap Restart.
  3. Tap Restart again. When the device restarts, it will no longer be in safe mode.