iPhone is a pocket camera, computer and more importantly a communicator. Apple’s most successful product introduced by Steve Jobs in 2007. Modern electronic devices are very complicated, and can get themselves into a bit of a confused state from time to time. Resetting can clear out random problems that cause the device to get stuck in a loop, appear sluggish or otherwise impair their performance. It’s not a guarantee, but you’d be surprised how often it works. This post demystify the whole process of resetting iPhone or iPad to factory settings.
It is essential if you need to wipe the data from a device Whether you wanted to update to the latest version of iOS or something’s just not working right on your new device. It’s a simple task to reset the phone’s settings, remove network connections, erase content, zap the keyboard dictionary, rearrange the Home screen, or dump Location and Privacy data.
How to backup iPhone
If you want to wipe your iPhone, iPad or iOS and restore your device completely. First of all make sure you have a backup ready. You can find out when your iPhone’s last backup was completed by going to Settings > iCloud > Backup and then checking beneath Back Up Now. And we’re about to show you how to do so.
Step 1: Click on Settings from your Home Screen
Step 2 : Tap on Apple ID Suggestions
Step 3 : Tap on backup Settings, here you get information about iPhone’s last backup.
Backing up via iCloud may take longer than via iTunes, especially if it’s the first time you’ve done this, so if you’re in a hurry it may not be the best option.
How to reset all of your iPhone’s settings
Once you’re confident that you’ve backed up your iPad or iPhone, you’re ready to perform a factory reset. A factory reset can help resolve issues with your iPhone or iPad if it’s crashing or freezing, but it is also what you’ll want to do if you need to wipe your iPhone or iPad before selling it, or passing it on to a family member or friend.
Simply follow the
- Launch the Settings app from your Home screen.
- Tap General.
3. Tap Reset. It’s all the way at the bottom.
- Tap Reset All Settings. if asked enter your passcode or Apple ID password.
With the factory reset completed you’ll need to go through the setup of your iPhone again from the beginning; entering your details, WiFi password and a few other things until you reach the page where you’re asked how you want to ‘Set Up iPhone’.
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