Factory reset an iPhone or iPad is really a small task. You may want to sell your iPhone or iPad to a second-hand customer or you are just simply passing it your family members. Before selling or giving it to anyone, it is essential that you should first wipe out all the data which is on your iOS device, or someone else can misuse your data without your permission. In this tutorial of Mac Analyst we are going to show you how to Reset iPhone or iPad or any other iOS devices if you are selling it or maybe you are passing it your cousins, it can be anything, but wiping out the data is really necessary.
Resetting an iOS device is also helpful to resolve issues with your iOS device like Due to high amount data your iPhone is working slowly or it is not able to download new games or applications due to heavy size junk files.
How to Reset iPhone or iPad or Any iOS Device
Before resetting your iOS device, first you have to Backup all your data to iCloud or Local Storage so that your data remain safe as you are going to factory reset your iPhone so let see how we can Backup our iPhone within few minutes.
How to Backup iPhone Before Resetting it
You can take backup of your iPhone using three methods and that is iCloud, iTunes and Local Storage of your PC or Laptop. It is all up to you how you want to take backup.
For taking backup via iCloud, follow these simple steps:
Open iPhone Settings from iPhone menu and from there Tap on iCloud and then Tap on Backup, make sure that Backup feature has been enabled else it won’t back up your data and apart from that when you will enable backup option, you will need a proper stable Internet connection so that it won’t create any problem while backing up your data.
For iTunes backup, first you have take connect your iPhone device to your system and then on that system, you have to install iTunes software, don’t worry, iTunes is available for Windows as well as Mac.
For local storage backup, you can temporarily connect your iPhone to any system and manually copy all your files to that system or hard drive. So now here I assume that we are done doing backup process and now it is time to reset our iPhone so let’s see how to reset iPhone, this process is really simple.
How to Factory Reset iPhone or iPad
So once you are done with backup and make sure all the important files are saved separately then you’re good to go.
- To factory reset your iPhone you have to open iPhone Settings from Menu
- Now go to Reset option and then select Erase All Content and Settings.
- It will ask you your phone password, you have to enter your phone passcode and then it will give you a warning that is you sure you want to erase all your iPhone data, tap on Erase iPhone.
- In next type, it will ask you your Apple ID and password, enter the credentials and your process will start.
So this was all about how to reset iPhone, Ipad or any other iOS devices, you have any problem while factory reset your iPhone then you can throw your query in comments below and we will try to help you out.