How To Reset An iPhone: Wiping It Completely And Securely

If you want an iPhone to look like brand new from a software standpoint, you want to reset the device and its factory settings. That is the deal if you think of selling an iPhone or are going to give ownership of the device to another person, and it could also be a very helpful troubleshooting method for some persistent iOS based software problems. After you’ve reset the iPhone, it will reboot as if it was brand new and go through the usual new setup process that all new iOS devices go through, and may before either be set up while new or restored from a backup.


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Before we move forward – you should be aware that what you about do will clean everything from your device. So make sure that you have plugged your iPhone 5 into iTunes and made a back-up because you don’t need to end up losing something of value.

Step to Reset iPhone to Factory Settings with iPhone Only

Step 1. First of all, go to the“Settings” and also tap on “General.”

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Step 2. Right on the bottom of the screen, you’ll find a tab labelled ‘Reset’ – hit it.

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Step 3. Now, On the next screen, you can see a list of issues which you’ll reset – all of which are valuable in sorting out potential problems. However, we’re concentrating on the whole kit and caboodle today, so go forward and tap ‘Erase All Content and Settings.’

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Step 4. You will be asked to verify that you want to continue, tap ‘Yes.’

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Step 5. After that, your iPhone will, after a short wait, be cleaned, ready for you to start afresh.

Step 6. That’s it! Now you’re done.


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