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I have an HTC Sensation XE and the smartphone is becoming slower and worse every day, expecially compared to my Nexus 7 and Samsung Tab 2.

Android on the phone is slow and lagged ( I have to wait even 6-7 second after clicking somewhere), the battery depletes very fast and the phone itself becomes very hot if I do something "intensive" like using google maps. the Android version on the phone is 4.0.3 and as far as I know, there is no update.

What can I do to improve the phone? It's market value makes it not worth to sell and it is still working, so I would like to find a way to fix it somehow, what can i do? I like a lot the vanilla Android of the Nexus 7, there is any way that I can put a plain android on the HTC, keeping all the functionalities? I dont care of Htc Sense, but I want to be able to use the camera, 3g, wifi, GPS and so on.

Maybe some kind of reset would be enough to bring it bask to it's best days?

  • Have you checked with our performance tag-wiki for some first aid? Especially interesting in your case might be: My device is getting slow, apps start misbehaving/crashing. What can I do? – Izzy Sep 2 '13 at 18:41
  • I didn't know about those pages, I will check them carefully, thank you! – Terix Sep 2 '13 at 19:08
  • You're welcome! If any of them solves your issue, don't forget to let us know ;) – Izzy Sep 2 '13 at 22:03
  • Any progress made so far? Maybe you even could answer your own question meanwhile? ;) – Izzy Sep 21 '13 at 14:53
  • I've taken out most of the apps and the performance is slightly improved, but it is still too slow. I will wipe it out ad a last resort and then check if there is any improvement on the performance. – Terix Sep 25 '13 at 15:50
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Do a system wipe and reinstall. This significantly sped up my Sensation.

  • I've done it and it's like new now! – Terix Oct 3 '13 at 10:35

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