How to Easily Master Format HTC DESIRE 12+ (PLUS) with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks to fix HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS. This is Android smartphone from HTC which have 6.0 inches LCD screen with HD resolutions at 720 x 1440 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. This phone have dual simcard slot but the secondary slot can be replace with external memory MicroSD maximum 1000 GB if we need more storage. The first operating system release with this phone is Android Oreo 8.0. HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS is powered by Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 with Cortex A53 CPU, it already have dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit) Adreno 506 for playing some games without troubles. But we will get some lag for heavy HD games with this specifications. Please find review and information about how to solve HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS troubles at community.

What is Advantage of HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS Specifications:

LCD 6 inches
Internal memory 32 GB ROM
Main Camera Dual 13 MP, f/2.2 + 2 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Front camera 8 MP for selfie and video conference
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android Oreo version 8
Battery Li-Ion 2965 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS (PLUS)hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS is cheap smartphone with good design and already have dual camera capabilities. The internal memory total size is 32 GB, but some of them has been use for operating system and factory default applications, therefore we will not get full 32 GB free storage, but more then half free storage can be use for install other interesting and important applications from Google Play Store like Telegram, Instagram, Facebook, Whatsapp, Snapchat, Viber, Line Messenger, Skype and some other more.

There are some bad developers also create fake applications which may contain viruses or malware that can make our HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS get troubles like stuck or bricks or hang or bootloop or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive or LCD screen not responding with our finger touch. Usually this is happen at new or not famous applications, therefore we have to read as many user review as possible. Bad applications usually will not get Verified by Play Protect information while downloading process happen.

What Should we do? First we have to try do soft reset or reboot or restart to remove temporary files or caches that can make some trouble at this phone. If our HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS can boot again, then please directly download one good antivirus applications from Google Play Store like AVAST or NORTON, please choose only one antivirus applications to install. The antivirus will try to scan all installed applications and give recommendation setting to our phone. If the problems still happen, then next steps is doing hard reset or master format. Please note, doing hard reset will remove or erase all important data, therefore we have to backup all data first before doing master format. Doing hard reset will remove all Google account from HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS. For safety reasons, please do not install any unknown APK files, because it is very easy to make our phone getting trouble.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS (PLUS)?

HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS have 32 GB storage and 3 GB RAM. Usually it can run without any troubles for standard activity, but some installed applications can be crash or corrupt, it can make troubles at our HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS and work not normal like hang or LCD touch screen not responsive with our finger touch. Please press and hold POWER Button + VOLUME DOWN Button until HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS vibrate, then release all button to wait this phone shutdown or turn off by itself. After it totally off, then we can press again POWER button to turn it ON. This process will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS still can work properly, but we want to clear temporary files and caches from some applications, then please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, continue to choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

How to backup data or Contact at HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS ?

We can use microSD external card to copy or move important files using File Manager applications. If our HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS has already signed in with Google account, by default our contact will be synchronize in the background to Google server. Please make sure we check all contact at Google contact server using Internet browse to make sure backup is done.

#Option 1, Hard Reset HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS with menu setting:

This is the option that we can do if this phone still can access the menu setting, then try to reset HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS with this step:

  1. Please Turn on the HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS
  2. We suggest to charge the battery full
  3. Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS
  4. Go toMenu Setting > Backup & reset
  5. ChooseReset Phone, continue withErase Everythingand chooseOK
  6. The HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS will do the master reset until it finish

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#Option 2, Hard Reset HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS with hardware button key:

In some situations, the HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS is not responding, so nothing happen when we navigate or touch the screen, in this step try to hard reset with hardware key by this step:

  1. Make sure you have fully charge the HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS
  2. We should try to backup all important data if we can, because all data will be erased or wipe from this phone
  3. We can do this procedure at any conditions phone On or Off
  4. Press togetherPower Button + Volume Downtogether for several second until the Android icon appear, then release all button
  5. Navigate menu withVolumebutton to go toFactory Reset, to choose or enter pressPOWER Button
  6. The HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS will do the master reset for several minutes, just wait until it finish.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS(PLUS) forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

This phone have dual camera at back side of body, although many users not satisfied by the camera result, but it still can give good documentations for daily activity. Please remember, we will have many pictures or photos after use HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS several months. We need to secure our private photos and important data from unauthorized people. Fingerprint is available at back side of body, we need to register our fingerprint several time to make it recognize for unlock. Secondary backup should be choose after register fingerprint, we can use screen lock pattern or password pin protections. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or forgot security answer or fingerprint sensor can not open with our finger-hand. What should we do?

Do not worry about this trouble, because Android already give solutions when we forgot security screen lock pattern or password pin protections using Google account to unlock it. Please turn on this phone, when it ask for security answer, then please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS locked or freezing about 30 seconds. At this situations we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button. Press this button, to give our Gmail username and password account that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access Gmail account, then we have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key above.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS(PLUS)?

There is no secret hidden code for HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS (PLUS)?

There are two phone memory type at HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS, one is internal memory and the other one is external memory. If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS as well. Please use menu setting to do hard reset or reformat using #option 1 above, but make sure to give checkbox mark at Erase Internal SD card / Internal storage. Then it will reformat the factory default operating system and remove or erase any data inside internal memory.

To reformat or wipe or erase all data at external memory, we can use menu Setting > Storage > Erase Internal Storage / SD Card. Please always make sure all data has already backup before reformat or wipe everything, because it is hard to recover formatted / wiped data at internal or external storage.

How to Make Battery of HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain?

HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS battery capacity is 2965 mAh, the battery is non removable, it mean we can not replace it easily. This battery can work one day for normal activity, but some heavy users which playing games or watching movie several hours continuously will have battery drain problems. That is normal, because LCD screen is the most battery consume process. Therefore we have to do some adjustment to make HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS battery work more longer, please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. If we are not using any connections for communications, then please disable Wifi or GPS or Bluetooth. HTC DESIRE 12 PLUS does not have NFC for communications. Using GPS battery Saving Mode is recommended to save battery performance.

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