Loading screens or lag when returning to Home screen: HTC One S

Understanding the Issue



  • Loading screen may show often
  • Returning to home screen can take up to 5 seconds
  • Lag in the device when closing applications


What happens and why


If the screen lags when returning to the Home screen, you may need to check the device settings.



Help & How to

Resolution steps


To fix loading screens and lag when returning to the Home screen, follow these steps:


  1. Update to the latest software version. It resolves any device software problems.
  2. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Develop Options.
  5. Ensure that the following options are not checked.
    • Strict mode enabled
    • Force GPU rendering
    • Don’t keep processes
  6. Tap Background process limit.
  7. Tap Standard Limit.