How to Easily Master Format HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G with Safety Hard Reset?

Tips and tricks for troubleshot HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ problems. We can find more easy smarpthone with 5 inches LCD screen, include the HTC DESIRE 626 family. When HTC Release in the market, there are two kind of product, one is HTC DESIRe 626 and the other one HTC DESIRE 626G+, in some country also known only as HTC DESIRE 626G (DUAL).

What is main differences between HTC DESIRe 626 vs HTC DESIRE 626G+?

The HTC DESIRE 626 without G actually have more better specification, because it have 4G LTE Internet data connection, 16 GB Internal memory and 2 GB RAM, while HTC DESIRE 626G+ only have maximum 3G HSDPA, 8 GB Internal memory and 1 GB RAM. Both type have choice dual sim or single sim card.

What is Advantage of HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ Specifications:

LCD 5 inches touch screen
Internal memory 16 GB HTC DESIRE 626+
Internal memory 8 GB HTC DESIRE 626
External memory slot MicroSD upto 32 GB
RAM 1 GB for HTC DESIRE 626+
Main Camera 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Front camera 5MP
Processor HTC DESIRE 626: Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Processor HTC DESIRE 626: Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
Operating system Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Battery Li-Po 2000 mAh

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ (DUAL) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ are 64 bit Octa core processor smartphone, of course we will get more power to run many applications. There are some factory default applications that we can get from this phone, becuase HTC DESIRE 626 & 626G+ use HTC Sense user interface. Of course we still can download and install more applications from Google Play Store like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Path, Pinterest, Whatsapp, Skype, Line Messenger, WeChat, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and many more. But because this phone use fast and new processor, maybe some applications not compatible with this phone, therefore when we install that kind of apps, then our HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G will get some trouble like hang or stuck or bricks or boot logo loop or LCD touch screen not responding. When our phone have this problems, then we have to force soft reset or force shutdown or reboot to restart all running applications, also delete temporary files and caches. If the problem still happen, then we have to do hard reset or master format. Please note, do not forget to backup all important data to other location or microSD card, after that remove external card to safe location, because doing hard reset will remove all important data and installed applications.

How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+?

What to do when our HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ get trouble or hang or freezing or LCD touch screen not responsive in the middle of running applications? We should have to force soft reset or force shutdown or reboot to clean up temporary files and caches, also doing soft reset will restart all running applications to start from beginning again. Please press and hold POWER button until this phone turn off by itself and wait about 5 seconds until this phone totally turn off. Press POWER button again, then this phone will start again from beginning. This process will not erase or wipe any important data and all installed applications still at last state, nothing change. Only temporary files and caches will remove. We also can doing soft reset or reboot when our phone still work normally. For doing soft reset at this state, please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, then choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

#Option 1, Hard Reset HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ 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 626 / 626G+ with this step:

  1. Please Turn on the HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+
  2. We suggest to charge the battery full
  3. Make sure you already backup all important data, because it will deleted from HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+
  4. Go toMenu Setting > Storage > Factory Data Reset
  5. ChooseReset Phone, continue withErase Everything
  6. The HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ will do the master reset until it finish

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#Option 2, Hard Reset HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ with hardware button key:

In some situations, the LCD of HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ 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 626 / 626G+ battery
  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 626 / 626G+ will do the master reset for several minutes, just wait until it finish.

How to Restore and Reinstall Clean Android Operating system / firmware at HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ (Reformat) ?

At the first time all HTC DESIRE 626 and HTC DESIRE 626G+ release in the market, this phone already installed with Android Kitkat. The operating system also include latest Sense UI when this phone release. But some users get trouble with the OS which become not stable and not working properly. Probably this problems happen because applications crash that make the operating system become damaged or corrupted. We need to reinstall or reformat or restore factory default operating system. We need to know, that clean factory default Android operating system/firmware file source already saved safely inside HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ ROM or internal memory. We can directly doing reformat without need to copy or connect with other device. Just do simple steps to hard reset above, then clean factory default Android operating system or firmware will be reinstall automatically.

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

With good 13 megapixel main camera at HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+, we will have many private pictures and videos which important for us, this files should be keep secure when this phone away from us or lost or stolen. Therefore we should give security protections like screen lock pattern or password pin, this options has already available by default, so we do not need to install again from Google Play Store. The problem happen when we forget answer of security screen lock pattern or password pin protections. Do not worry, because we can bypass or unlock forgot security protection at HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ using Google account. Please try to give several time wrong answer continuously until this phone locked or freeze about 30 seconds. At this time we can find Forgot Password / Pattern button, press this button, then we can find place to type our Gmail username and password that we have already signed-in before. If we still can not access Google account, then we have to do hard reset or master format using hardware button combination key.

How to Improve Performance HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ to make run more faster?

Both of HTC DESIRE 626 and HTC DESIRE 626G+ have different processor. HTC DESIRE 626 have Use Qualcomm while HTC DESIRE 626G+ use Mediatek processor. However, both specification can give good result for running almost applications from Google Play Store. This phone also support HD Games because it have dedicated GPU (graphic processor unit). But some users maybe get problems with slowly HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+, what happen? Mostly this problem happen because there are too many applications run together and access CPU resources and RAM together, then this phone resources will become insufficient. Many applications from Google Play Store will run as service and stay active in the background to wait data update and wait some command, like social media, games and chatting applications. If many of them work together, then this phone will become slowly. Please uninstall some of not use applications. If we want to make HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ performance run faster again like new, then we have to do hard reset and master format. But you will need to re-setup your phone again from beginning.

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ ?

There is no secret hidden code for HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

How to Upgrade HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ to Android Kitkat or Android Lollipop Official Update?

We know that the hardware performance of HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ will make this phone can run Android Lollipop without problems. But until we write this information, HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ still not get Any official Android Lollipop. Please wait for official update if HTC release this ROM. There are some community that give custom ROM for Android Lollipop like using CyanogenMOD and ROOT, but some of functions will not work and the Sense UI also not available. Flashing or update to Android Lollipop custom ROM also can make our HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ become trouble and can not use anymore, therefore please consider before doing that.

How to Make HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ Battery Work More Stronger, Not Fast To Drain ?

We have to know that HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ battery is not removable, therefore we can not replace with bigger capacity Battery. The battery also have lifetime about 2 years. If we get this limitation, then the battery will downgrade and faster to empty. We need to replace with new original battery at HTC authorized service center. We can do some adjustment to make HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G+ battery work more longer. Please make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Please disable all not use connections like GPS or Wifi or Bluetooth. If some apps need to know our locations, then please activate GPS battery saving mode from menu Setting > Locations.

16 thoughts on “How to Easily Master Format HTC DESIRE 626 / 626G with Safety Hard Reset?”

    • Hi, you can try to unlock or bypass forgotten security pin number of your HTC Desire 626 by give several time wrong answer continuously until your HTC Desire 626 locked or freezing. At this time you can find Forgot Password button, please press this button then you can give your Gmail username and password that you have signed-in before when the first time activate this phone. Please make sure your Internet data is active either by GSM simcard already inserted or using wifi that you have been connected before, because your HTC Desire 626 need to get authentication from Google server to restore your forgotten pin/password. If you still can not access Gmail account, then you have to do hard reset using hardware button combination key to reformat or hard reset your HTC Desire 626 to factory default.

  1. I had gotten this phone from my friend and I had factory reset the phone and I can’t get pass the gmail account required after I had reset the phone. What should I do to get around the gmail that was already on the phone.

    • Hi, if you can not sign in with old Gmail account at your HTC Desire 626, then you can try to create or sign-up with new Google account. You can choose your own new username and after finish your can use that account to download anything from Google Play Store.

  2. I bought this phone and the previous owner doesn’t know the previous Google account synced with the phone. How can I get past that?

    • Hi, do not worry, if you are new owner, than we suggest that you do hard reset, it will make your HTC Desire 626G run like mew. You just meed to sign in with your own Google account. Or you can register new Google account from this phone as well.

      • I have an HTC Desire that is locked because I dont know the google account that it is synced to. You say you can enter your own google account info? I tried this and it says account can not be found. How do you do this or create a new account? I dont see any option to this? My phone will not go past the setup from a hard reset without this info? Any help would be helpful. Thanks

        • Hi, if you can not access Google account from your HTC Desire 626, maybe your phone has not connected to Internet, therefore it can not authenticated with any Google / Gmail account. Then the only solutions for your troubles is doing hard reset using hardware button combination key to reformat HTC Desire 626, then your phone will reformat to factory default. After that you should do re setting again like new and register your Google account to make it able download applications from Google Play Store.

  3. I forgot the pattern lock, i follow the guide but there is no factory restore option, please guide me

    • Hi, this options only works when your HTC Desire 626 connected to Internet, because it will ask for authentication to Google server. If you still can not access your Google account with any possibilities, then you have to do hard reset with hardware button combination key like steps at #option 2 above.

  4. I am using HTC Desire 626 g+. Suddenly its head phone is not working. When i am inserting headphone, Phone able to detect headphone but I am not able to listen from it.
    Please suggest.

    • Hi, please try to use different headphone to make sure your own headphone is not corrupt. If still can not work, then maybe it is hardware problems. But you may consider to do hard reset or master format the HTC Desire 626 operating system. Just to make sure the problems is not comes from operating system or software. Please backup all important data at your HTC Desire 626 before performing hard reset, because all data and installed applications will be wipe or remove. You Google account also will be removed from HTC Desire 626.

  5. i have bought htc desire 626 g+ from some of older owner..but i faced a problem with this..sometimes it automatically starts restrating contineously and when when i install my second sim it again start rebooting and stops when i remove the sim. what is the fix of this problem ?

    • Hi, when you get HTC Desire 626, we suggest to do hard reset using menu Setting like steps at #option 1 above. It will reformat your HTC Desire 626 operating system to factory default and that process will remove all data, installed applications from previous users. At normal situations, your phone will reset like new again.

  6. My htc desire 626 G is stuck at the logo screen and I have tried the hard reset options but the menu doesn’t appear for reset,please help

    • Hi, as far as you never do custom tweak or use custom ROM, then the processor to hard reset using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 will reformat your HTC Desire 626 to factory default. Please try again carefully.


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