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2 Simple Steps On How To Factory Reset iPhone

Ever want to resell, or give out your iPhone or you ever Lost the passcode and want to get access to it? All you need to do is factory reset iPhone and with the steps or guide below you would be able to achieve you main purpose for factory resetting the iPhone.

WHAT IS FACTORY RESET?

factory reset, also known as master reset, is a software restore of an electronic device to its original system state by erasing all of the information stored on the device. … Since a factory reset entails deleting all information stored in the device, it is essentially the same concept as reformatting a hard drive.

According to Wikipedia

WHAT IS FACTORY RESET IPHONE?

Factory Reset an iPhone is erasing all of the personal, valuable or other information stored on the device either because of forgotten passcode or password or you want to sell it or give out because of an upgrade to another device or personal issues.

WHY DO OR SHOULD I FACTORY RESET IPHONE?

  • When it behaves erratically.
  • Selling the iPhone.
  • Giving it out.
  • When you lose your device.
  • iPhone infected with a virus;
  • iPhone is unable to reboot
  • Serious slowdown while operating iPhone
  • Frozen/locked iPhone or malfunctioning.

WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU FACTORY RESET IPHONE.

Before you reset your iPhone there are somethings you need to do, One of which is

  • Backup your iPhone.

How do you Backup before factory resetting your iPhone?

 Go to Settings > tap on your name at the top of the page (Apple ID) > iCloud > iCloud Backup > Back up now

GUIDE ON HOW TO FACTORY RESET IPHONE.

There are Few Approaches to doing So, Lets Start with the easier one.

STEP 1

Tap Settings > General > Reset.

Select Erase all Settings and Contents.

If asked, enter your passcode or Apple ID password.

Wait for your device to erase. May take longer time on some devices.

Culled From Apple
Factory Reset iPhone Step 1
Screenshot From iPhone 6. Step 1 on how to Factory Reset iPhone

STEP 2

For iPhone X and Later, iPhone SE 2020, iPhone 8 and 8+

Press and hold the Side button and one of the volume buttons until the power off slider appears.

Drag the slider to turn off your iPhone.

Then connect your iPhone to your computer while holding the Side button.

Keep holding the Side button until you see the recovery mode screen.

According to Apple
Image from Apple.com
For iPhone 7 and 7+

Press and hold the Side button until the power off slider appears.

Drag the slider to turn off your iPhone.

Then connect your iPhone to your computer while holding the Volume down button.

Keep holding the Volume down button until you see the recovery mode screen.

According to Apple
Image From Apple
For iPhone SE (1st Generation) and iPhone 6s and Earlier.

Press and hold the Side (or Top) button until the power off slider appears.

Drag the slider to turn off your iPhone.

Then connect your iPhone to your computer while holding the Home button.

Keep holding the Home button until you see the recovery mode screen.

According to Apple
Image From Apple

All the above Steps Needs a Computer for Factory Reset iPhone.

Alternatively, You can hard reset iPhone or wipe data factory reset using the Find My Feature on Apple Devices.

Open the Link (Find My iPhone) on a third party device and any web browser.

Log in your Apple ID if you aren’t logged in.

Select your iPhone from the dropdown menu at the top right corner of the screen.

Click Erase iPhone, Now it would perform an hard reset iPhone and wipe data factory reset totally.

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RESTORING BACKUP AFTER A FACTORY RESET.

Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Manage Storage > Backups. Then tap a device listed under Backups to see the date and size of its latest backup.

On the Apps & Data screen, tap Restore from iCloud Backup, then sign in with your Apple ID.

Proceed to “Choose backup,” then choose from a list of available backups in iCloud.

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