Safe mode: HTC Sensation 4G

Learn how to use safe mode on the HTC Sensation 4G 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. Remove the battery from the phone.
  2. Re-insert the battery.
  3. Press and hold the Menu key.
  4. While holding the Menu key, turn on the device.
  5. When you see the lock screen, you can release the Menu key.
    'Safe mode' displays in the lower-left corner.


Uninstall third party applications

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu Sensation_Menu_Icon.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Apps.
  4. Tap All.
  5. Select and tap the game or application you want to uninstall.
  6. Tap Uninstall.
  7. Tap OK.



Turn off safe mode


To turn off safe mode, follow these steps:


  1. Press and hold the Power key.
  2. Touch Power off.
  3. Remove the battery.
  4. Re-insert the battery.
  5. Press the Power key to turn on the device, but do not touch any keys during the restart.