App updates are installed automatically. You'll still need to confirm when to install system software updates.
HTC One will restart.
Updates screen opens with the list of application updates to be installed.
The following will be removed from the phone when you do a factory reset:
Files such as your music, photos, videos, and documents can also be deleted from the storage, if you chose to do so.
Be sure to back up any data and files you want to keep before you do a factory reset.
To also delete media and other data from your storage card, select
Erase SD card.
If you can’t turn
HTC One on or access settings, you can still perform a factory reset by using the hardware buttons on
There are different options you can choose to set up your new phone:
Fast and easy setup screen, tap
I want to use Get Started. Your phone will show you the URL of the HTC Get Started site and a pair code. On your computer's web browser, just go to the URL and enter the pair code to start your web setup. Save your setup to your HTC Account so you can download your personalized settings to your phone.
If you already finished the HTC Get Started setup before turning on your new phone, just download your web setup.
To make it easier for you to back up and restore content from
HTC One to another HTC phone in the future, select
Back up phone daily.
If you've already covered
HTC One with a skin protector, don't use a sharp, pointed object to cut out the part that covers the speakers to avoid accidentally piercing and damaging the speakers. Doing so is also considered as user damage and voids the warranty.
If you like more control by tweaking settings on your own, try out some of these battery saving tips.
Monitoring your battery usage helps you identify what's using the most power so you can choose what to do about it. For details, see
Checking battery usage.
Lowering the brightness, letting the display sleep when not in use, and keeping it simple helps save battery power.
Changing your wallpaper to a plain, black background can also help a little. The less color is displayed, the less battery is used.
For more details, see
Settings and security and
Many apps run processes or sync data in the background even when you're not using them. If there are apps that you don't need anymore, uninstall them.
If an app came preloaded and can't be uninstalled, disabling the app can still prevent it from continuously running or syncing data. See
Disabling an app.
Background data and sync can use a lot of battery power if you have many apps syncing data in the background. It’s recommended not to let apps sync data too often. Determine which apps can be set with longer sync times, or sync manually.
Mail app, select an account, tap
> Settings > Sync, Send & Receive, and then adjust the settings under
Some widgets constantly sync data. Consider removing the ones that are not important from your Home screen.
To squeeze in a little bit more battery power, try these tips:
HTC One has these storage types:
This storage combines both the internal storage, where apps, email, data, and text messages are stored, and the file storage, where photos, videos, and music files are kept.
If you are running out of phone storage, see
Making more storage space for some tips on how to free up space.
Use a storage card for storing more files. You can also set some apps to store data or files directly to the card.
When you plug in an external USB storage device (such as a USB flash drive or an SD card reader), you can view photos and videos stored on the device right from
Gallery and play songs stored on the device in
Music. You can also open PDFs and edit Office documents.
You need a special cable to connect
HTC One and a USB storage device.
HTC One supports USB storage devices (except portable hard drives) up to 64 GB.
Camera app and tap to see all controls on the Viewfinder screen. You can use the controls to switch capture modes, add filters, set the flash, and more.
When using Flash on or Auto flash mode, the camera intelligently sets the best flash brightness for your photo.