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March 12, 2013

HTC One SV Tips and Tricks


It is very important if you know some tips on your device like HTC One SV. It will help you learn more about your device to make your life much easier in using it. Improving your productivity and fulfilling what you expected on your HTC One SV.

Here are some How To's for your HTC One SV. These How To's are still not yet complete and I am still working on the others:

How to Factory Reset (Hard Reset) HTC One SV

Resetting your HTC One SV will restore the default settings of your device. It will also delete all your files on your phone, so it is recommended to have a backup of your important files on your computer. There are two ways on how to reset your HTC One SV. It can be done through the settings or through the hardware buttons.

Resetting HTC One SV on Settings:
  • Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap the Gear Icon or Settings.
  • Tap Storage Factory data reset.
  • Tap Reset phone
    • Then tap Reset phone, and tap Erase everything to confirm.

    Resetting HTC One SV by Hardware Buttons:

    These steps is also helpful when your HTC One SV is unresponsive or frozen and there's no way to access the settings.

    • First, press and hold the Volume Down button, and then do the same way on the Power button.
    • Hold the two buttons until the three Android images appear on the screen. 
    • Release the button when the three Android images appear and press Volume Down.
    • Tap on Factory Reset, and then press the Power Button to confirm.

    How to Import Contacts From Old Phone to New Phone (on iPhone, Samsung, HTC and Nokia)

    Contacts is very important for everyone of us. We can't connect to our friends without a contact number. If you have a new phone, saving contacts on the phone one by one is so hassle. But now, there's an easy way how to transfer or import your contacts from your old phone to your new phone.

    Use your PC to transfer contacts to your new phone. This process is applicable in several phone brands, including iPhone, Samsung, HTC and Nokia.

    You just need an Internet Connection on your PC, your old and new phone and their own USB cable.

    Then you need to install the PC Companion program. This is a free application and the installation files are already saved on your new phone. This program can also be used in updating your phone software.

    Please note that if you are using the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system on your PC, make sure that the AutoPlay setting is enabled.

    To check your settings:

    Click Start > Control Panel, then type "autoplay" on the search box. Click the AutoPlay, and mark the check box Use AutoPlay for all media and devices.

    Installing the PC Companion:

    • Turn on your new Phone and connect it to your PC.
    • On your new Phone, tap "Install" to install PC Companion on the PC.
    • On your computer, if a pop-up window that appears notifies you about available PC Software, select Run Startme.exe.
    • Then click Install to start the installation and then follow the instructions to complete the installation.

    If you are not prompted with a pop-up window to install the PC Companion, you can also download the PC Companion here.

    Transferring your contacts to your new phone:

    • Make sure that PC Companion is installed on your PC.
    • Open the PC Companion application on your PC.
    • Then click Contacts Setup and follow the instructions to transfer your contacts.

    How to Take Continuous Camera Shots on HTC One SV

    Want to take photos continuously on your HTC One SV? You just need to set the settings and you can now capture the moment of the action. Every movement of the action counts, so take the photo continuously.

    Follow these steps:

    1. First, make sure that you're in Normal scene to use this feature.

    2. On the Viewfinder screen, just press and hold on.

    - It should take 20 consecutive shots since it is the default settings.

    - If you want to capture more than 20 shots, just tap on the Gear Icon or Settings, then Continuous shooting. After that, clear the Limit to 20 frames option.

    3. You can also select the photo that you like most by tapping Best shot. If you don't want the other photos, then you can delete it.

    How to Set HTC One SV into Sleep Mode

    Like any other device, setting HTC One SV into sleep mode will somehow save its battery life. Sleep mode puts your device into a lower power state while the display is off. It also prevents accidental button presses when its in your pocket or bag. Here's how you can set HTC One SV into sleep mode.

    1. Briefly press on your device's Power button to turn off the display.  Then switch to Sleep Mode.

    2. To change the time before your device sleeps, just go to Display, then gestures & buttons settings.

    3. To wake it up, manually press the Power button and unlock your screen.

    4. Your device will also automatically wakes up when you have an incoming call.

    How to Extend Battery Life of HTC One SV

    Battery Life depends on how you use your device. For HTC One SV device, if you want to save your battery to last longer hours, you may need to adjust your settings. Follow these suggestions:

    • Turn on the power-saving option on the device (if applicable).

    • Lessen the screen brightness and the screen lock timeout.

    • Turn down your device volume with the volume keys.

    • Close any apps or features when you are done using it so they will not continuously running in the background.

    • Turn off the network connection if you are out of range so that your device will stop searching for a network signal.

    • You should use the latest version of the software update. Software updates improves some features and fixes some bugs on the previous software version.

    • Turn off the camera flash.

    • The camera viewfinder can be a power drain, so after you've finished taking photos.

    How to Make Your HTC One SV a Wireless Router

    Smartphones these days can now share its mobile data connection and act as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot. And like those high-end gadgets, HTC One SV is sure to let you experience the benefits of making it as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot. Here's how you can make your HTC One SV phone the next Wi-Fi hotspot.

    • Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap the Gear Icon or Settings.
    • Under Wireless & Network, tap More.
    • Select Mobile network sharing > Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings
    • Enter your preferred router name, or you can also use the default name.
    • Choose the type of security and set a password for your wireless router. (If you selected none, then you don't have to enter a password.)
    • Select the Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot option to turn on the wireless router. 

    When you see the router wireless icon, then your HTC One SV is ready to be used as a router.


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