Turn Phone Storage Encryption On / Off - HTC Desire® 626

Note This device supports full disk encryption of internal storage by protecting content with a password should the device be lost or stolen.

Caution Caution:

  • Device encryption may take an hour or more to complete.
  • Don't interrupt encryption process as doing so causes data to be lost.
  • The device can only be unencrypted by performing a factory data reset.


  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Storage.
  2. Tap Phone storage encryption to enable or disable.
    Note Enabled when a check mark Check mark icon is present.
    Note If enabling, tap NEXT then follow on-screen prompts to complete set up.