HTC 10™ - Turn Phone Storage Encryption On / Off

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:

  • To perform the steps below, ensure an SD card is inserted.
  • 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 icon Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Storage (Device section).
  2. From the Portable storage section, tap the Gear icon Gear icon located to the right of the SD card name.
  3. Tap Encrypt SD card content to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
    Note If turing on, tap NEXT then follow on-screen prompts to complete set up.