If you have an iPhone mobile and face issues, you may need to reset the device to its factory settings and resolve the difficulty. Or, if you want to sell or give your iPhone away, it is a good option to reset it and wipe out all your personal information from the device.
When you reset your iPhone to its factory settings, you will make it back like what was in basics: Now, there are no contacts, playlists, photos, identification memory, or what else you have supplemented after the day you got it.
When you decide to start the resetting process of your iPhone, you need to back up all your data first. It means you will not miss any important data. When you finished the reset process, you can reestablish it with all backups.
Here I talk about why you need to reset your iPhone. Also, how to factory reset your iPhone and make a backup. How to save your necessary information from a wiped iPhone or iPad.
Why do you need to reset your iPhone?
Sometimes, you face misbehaving problems with your iPhone or iPad, and you can not solve them with any primary solutions. Now, a full reset is necessary, and you can try restarting your iDevice.
On the other hand, a factory reset is useful to fix issues with your phone. You might face a crashing or freezing problem and can not identify it.
New electronic tools can be very complex and can take themselves into a little of a chaotic situation from time to time. Resetting and wiping a phone data can remove all problems that make it stuck in a circuit, look sluggish or contrarily diminish performance.
The last situation is when you want to sell your iPhone (or crossing it down to a group member or colleague), you have to remove all the sensible data collected on it. If not, an improper consumer could get access to your social media accounts, business information, and even your private pictures and videos, allowing them to browse over your moments or take your identity.
The Way to reset your iPhone
Before starting the factory reset of your iPhone, you need to back up your information. Also, sign out of your Apple ID before cleaning it.
Backup your iPhone to iCloud?
The best solution is to make a backup of your iPhone data to iCloud. It helps you not to lose any important data.
- Go to the Settings app and choose your name and Apple ID at the head of the page.
- Find your Apple ID page.
- Tap iCloud right on your Apple ID page.
- Continue with iCloud.
- Go down and choose iCloud Backup. Choose back up now to store all your information to iCloud now.
Sign out of your Apple ID
Another important point is to sign out of your Apple ID. It is important because you want to get rid of your phone, and people can access your account if you did not do that.
- Go to the Settings app on your iPhone. Then find your name and Apple ID above the screen and tap it.
- Under all data at the bottom of the page, touch Sign Out.
- Now, you can sign out of your Apple ID account.
- Sometimes, you have to enter your password. If it happens, insert your password and tap Turn Off at the top-right angle.
How to perform a factory reset of your iPhone
It is easy to reset your iPhone. You have to choose Settings > General > Reset and tick Erase All Content and Settings. You have to make a backup of your iPhone data to restore them later. Near the end of the process, you have to insert your passcode, and your device might request you verify that you need to erase all. Touch Erase to prove. The time of the process varies based on how much data you have on your iPhone. As the deletion process finishes, your phone will restart as new.
Sometimes, you need to delete all your iPhone data and perform a factory reset. There are some important factors that you have to consider while you want to do so. Also, I explained how to make a factory reset step by step.