Encrypting data on HTC One

Encrypting data on HTC One

You can encrypt data such as your online accounts, settings, music files and other media. After encryption, you will need to enter the screen lock PIN or password to turn on your phone and access the data.
Important:
  • Set a lock screen PIN or password before encrypting your data.
  • Fully charge the battery and keep HTC One connected to the power adapter during encryption. The encryption process takes about an hour.
  • You cannot undo encryption. If you want to return to an unencrypted phone, you must perform a factory reset.
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Storage > Phone storage encryption.
  3. Tap OK.
  4. Enter the lock screen PIN or password, and tap Next.
  5. Tap OK.
Encryption starts and the progress is displayed. The phone may restart a few times.
When the encryption process is complete, enter your PIN or password.
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