I'm not sure what happened. It was time to leave work, so I un-cradled my HTC TyTN II phone. I noticed it was part-way through synching but that shouldn't matter.
I walked out to the bus-stop and waited, and waited, and waited. I had a meeting in the City and when the bus arrived eventually I realised I'd be late, so I went to try and ring ahead.
The phone was stuck.
I did a soft-reset, and after it restarted it got as far as saying it couldn't do a network connection (not sure why it was trying to do that), and then it would refuse to do anything else.
Further soft-resets didn't help either. Narelle tried to ring me, but I couldn't even answer her call, as none of the buttons had any effect, and the only way I could stop it ringing was to soft-reset it again.
I finally got home, and was able to look up the manual online. For future reference, to do a hard-reset:
- Press and hold the left SOFT KEY and the right SOFT KEY, and at the
same time, use the stylus to press the RESET button at the bottom of
- Release the stylus, but continue pressing the two SOFT KEYs until you
see a special message on the screen.
- Release the two SOFT KEYs, and then press the button on your
That seems to have done the trick, though it does mean I'll have to re-install everything else again.