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How to factory reset your Android/iOS phone
« on: 22 08, 2015, 11:54:10 pm »
Well, If you need to reset your phone, watch my ways. Don't forget backup your files before you start factory resetting.
Let me start how to factory reset tutorial
There is two ways to factory reset your Android phone

How To Factory Reset an Android Phone?

Method One of Two:
Basic Reset


1-Open your device’s Settings. The Settings app can have varying icons depending upon on your specific device, and may be also found within the App Tray or by pushing the phone’s dedicated menu button.
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2-Find your Factory Reset option. Depending on your device, the “Factory data reset” feature may be located in one of two sections within the Settings app:
-Select the “Privacy” settings, and scroll down to “Factory reset”
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-Select the “Backup and reset” settings, and scroll down to “Factory reset”
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3-Tap “Reset device” to delete all data and restore your device’s factory settings. The accounts that you are signed into will be displayed on the screen. By default, all your phone’s internal storage will be wiped.
-If you want to erase all of the data on your phone’s SD card as well, check the box at the bottom of the screen.
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4-Confirm the process by selecting “Erase everything". This will delete all data and restore back to your device’s factory settings. Your phone will be as if it just came out of the box.



Method Two of Two:
Recovery Reset


1-Power down your device. Before you begin the reset procedure, you will need to completely power your device off. (If the device is frozen, you can pull the battery out to turn it off.)
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2-Press and hold the recovery buttons. The buttons vary from device to device, so you may need to look up the instructions for your particular phone. You will need to press and hold the buttons for a few seconds. Some of the more common button combinations include:
Volume Up + Home + Power
Volume Down + Power
Home + Power
If none of the above work, do a web search for your phone’s model plus “recovery mode”.
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3-Select Factory Reset. Once the recovery menu opens, you can navigate the menu with the volume buttons. You may need to open the Recovery menu to find the Factory Reset mode. Use the Power button, some models use the camera button, to select your menu options.
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-You will be asked to confirm the factory reset. 
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4-Confirm the process by selecting “Erase everything". This will delete all data and restore back to your device’s factory settings. Your phone will be as if it just came out of the box.
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How To Restore IOS Device ?

  • Download iTunes from here
  • Plug Your Device to your Laptop / PC / Mac
  • Unlock You Device or enter its Recovery Mode ( Check Below On how to enter IOS Device on recovery mode )
  • You Will see text saying "Update" and "Restore" Click "Restore"
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  • It will load . Accept any terms you are asked about . And Make sure you backup your Device
  • If your IOS Device is not up do date it will ask you to "Update and Restore" Click on it .
  • Wait For the software to download ( You can check it progress in the top right corner )
  • After it is finished you Device will Restore and when done , set up you device from the beginning
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How To Enter IOS Device in Recovery Mode ?
To enter and IOS Device in Recovery mode you must hold the Lock Button on the top and the Home Button on the bottom . The device will shutdown . Keep Holding them . the Apple logo will appear . Stay Holding both bottons until you will get this
PS: Make sure your Device Is Plugged in and iTunes is opened while doing this .

How to factory resetting an iDevice without using iTunes

Requirements/needs of completing this proccess:
1. MUST HAVE A JAILBROKEN IDEVICE!!
2. Have at least have way full charged iDevice.
3. Using 8.3 / 8.4 firmware.
4. Have a Wi-Fi connection.

Positives: This method will not update your iOS firmware, unlike using iTunes, So super cool and super easy!
Negatives: No negatives signs except removing any sign of jailbreak, So, Yes this method will remove your jailbreak, Just like itunes.

Ready to unjailbreak/restore your iDevice? Let's go!
Side note: PLEASE FOLLOW THE STEPS CAREFULLY! I don't want anyone's device to stop working or whatsoever.
1. Go to your multi-tasking panel and close all your tabs, So no running application.
2. open Cydia > Go to your 'Search' category > Search for 'Cydia impactor' > Download the application.
3. Re-open multi-tasking panel and close all of your tabs.
4. open the application 'Cydia impactor' that you installed on your iDevice.
5. Opening the application, You'll get a panel stating a list of written down information / what you need to know, Click on 'delete data and unjailbreak device'

- After clicking on that option, The program will run itself and it'll continue the process by itself, Do not bother your device, Keep it somewhere, Your iDevice will reboot after the process is over, You'll have your setting up options, And by completing them, You're all good to go!
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How To Restore IOS Devices
« Reply #1 on: 23 08, 2015, 12:49:03 am »
Hello . I am an expert in IOS Devices so gonna state how to restore you device .
How To Restore IOS Device ?
  • Download iTunes from here
  • Plug Your Device to your Laptop / PC / Mac
  • Unlock You Device or enter its Recovery Mode ( Check Below On how to enter IOS Device on recovery mode )
  • You Will see text saying "Update" and "Restore" Click "Restore"
    Show content
  • It will load . Accept any terms you are asked about . And Make sure you backup your Device
  • If your IOS Device is not up do date it will ask you to "Update and Restore" Click on it .
  • Wait For the software to download ( You can check it progress in the top right corner )
  • After it is finished you Device will Restore and when done , set up you device from the beginning
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How To Enter IOS Device in Recovery Mode ?
To enter and IOS Device in Recovery mode you must hold the Lock Button on the top and the Home Button on the bottom . The device will shutdown . Keep Holding them . the Apple logo will appear . Stay Holding both bottons until you will get this
PS: Make sure your Device Is Plugged in and iTunes is opened while doing this .
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Re: How To Restore IOS Devices
« Reply #2 on: 23 08, 2015, 07:44:19 am »
Hello . I am an expert in IOS Devices so gonna state how to restore you device .
How To Restore IOS Device ?
  • Download iTunes from here
  • Plug Your Device to your Laptop / PC / Mac
  • Unlock You Device or enter its Recovery Mode ( Check Below On how to enter IOS Device on recovery mode )
  • You Will recieve a notification saying "Update" and "Restore" Click "Restore"
  • It will load . Accept any terms you are asked about . And Make sure you backup your Device
  • If your IOS Device is not up do date it will ask you to "Update and Restore" Click on it .
  • Wait For the software to download ( You can check it progress in the top right corner )
  • After it is finished you Device will Restore and when done , set up you device from the beginning

How To Enter IOS Device in Recovery Mode ?
To enter and IOS Device in Recovery mode you must hold the Lock Button on the top and the Home Button on the bottom . The device will shutdown . Keep Holding them . the Apple logo will appear . Stay Holding both bottons until you will get this
PS: Make sure your Device Is Plugged in and iTunes is opened while doing this .
Do you have pictures about it, @Kiwi-?!   
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Re: How to factory reset your Android phone
« Reply #3 on: 23 08, 2015, 02:11:41 pm »
Added Some Photos . Well thats what I could add now
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Re: How to factory reset your Android phone
« Reply #4 on: 23 08, 2015, 04:17:38 pm »
Added Some Photos . Well thats what I could add now
Ty for helping us,added.
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Re: How to factory reset your Android/IOS phone
« Reply #5 on: 24 08, 2015, 05:33:07 am »
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HOW TO FACTORY RESET YOUR IDEVICE WITHOUT USING ITUNES!!
« Reply #6 on: 24 08, 2015, 07:30:10 am »
@Chris. I hope you won't mind this but I have an EXCELLENT method of successfully factory resetting and iDevice without using iTunes

Requirements/needs of completing this proccess:
1. MUST HAVE A JAILBROKEN IDEVICE!!
2. Have at least have way full charged iDevice.
3. Using 8.3 / 8.4 firmware.
4. Have a Wi-Fi connection.

Positives: This method will not update your iOS firmware, unlike using iTunes, So super cool and super easy!
Negatives: No negatives signs except removing any sign of jailbreak, So, Yes this method will remove your jailbreak, Just like itunes.

Ready to unjailbreak/restore your iDevice? Let's go!
Side note: PLEASE FOLLOW THE STEPS CAREFULLY! I don't want anyone's device to stop working or whatsoever.
1. Go to your multi-tasking panel and close all your tabs, So no running application.
2. open Cydia > Go to your 'Search' category > Search for 'Cydia impactor' > Download the application.
3. Re-open multi-tasking panel and close all of your tabs.
4. open the application 'Cydia impactor' that you installed on your iDevice.
5. Opening the application, You'll get a panel stating a list of written down information / what you need to know, Click on 'delete data and unjailbreak device'

- After clicking on that option, The program will run itself and it'll continue the process by itself, Do not bother your device, Keep it somewhere, Your iDevice will reboot after the process is over, You'll have your setting up options, And by completing them, You're all good to go!

Do not hesitate PMing me if you have any doubts/questions, I would be glad helping you out.
« Last Edit: 24 08, 2015, 07:51:04 am by JoKeR999 »
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Re: How to factory reset your Android/IOS phone
« Reply #7 on: 24 08, 2015, 11:46:01 am »
This won't work unless your device is rooted, right? If yes you might change it to 'How to reset your Android with root' (imo)
Do you even know what a rooted device is..?

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Re: HOW TO FACTORY RESET YOUR IDEVICE WITHOUT USING ITUNES!!
« Reply #8 on: 24 08, 2015, 04:18:22 pm »
@Chris. I hope you won't mind this but I have an EXCELLENT method of successfully factory resetting and iDevice without using iTunes

Requirements/needs of completing this proccess:
1. MUST HAVE A JAILBROKEN IDEVICE!!
2. Have at least have way full charged iDevice.
3. Using 8.3 / 8.4 firmware.
4. Have a Wi-Fi connection.

Positives: This method will not update your iOS firmware, unlike using iTunes, So super cool and super easy!
Negatives: No negatives signs except removing any sign of jailbreak, So, Yes this method will remove your jailbreak, Just like itunes.

Ready to unjailbreak/restore your iDevice? Let's go!
Side note: PLEASE FOLLOW THE STEPS CAREFULLY! I don't want anyone's device to stop working or whatsoever.
1. Go to your multi-tasking panel and close all your tabs, So no running application.
2. open Cydia > Go to your 'Search' category > Search for 'Cydia impactor' > Download the application.
3. Re-open multi-tasking panel and close all of your tabs.
4. open the application 'Cydia impactor' that you installed on your iDevice.
5. Opening the application, You'll get a panel stating a list of written down information / what you need to know, Click on 'delete data and unjailbreak device'

- After clicking on that option, The program will run itself and it'll continue the process by itself, Do not bother your device, Keep it somewhere, Your iDevice will reboot after the process is over, You'll have your setting up options, And by completing them, You're all good to go!

Do not hesitate PMing me if you have any doubts/questions, I would be glad helping you out.
Thank you for helping us,added.
Note: If you have pictures about it,post it here please.
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Re: How to factory reset your Android/IOS phone
« Reply #9 on: 30 08, 2015, 02:15:28 pm »
made sticky since it's useful and worth reading.

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Re: How to factory reset your Android/iOS phone
« Reply #10 on: 24 03, 2016, 04:37:18 pm »
Add all this:

How To Factory Reset an Android Phone?

You can remove all data from your Android One device by resetting it to factory settings, or doing a "force reset." You can do so by either using the Settings menu to erase all your data or by using the Recovery menu.

Important: By performing a factory data reset, all data — like your apps, photos, and music — will be wiped from the device. Any data stored in your Google Account will be restored when you sign in, but all apps and their data will be deleted and cannot be restored. Learn how to back up your data before performing a factory data reset.

Option 1: Erase data using the Settings menu

To perform a factory data reset using the Settings menu, follow these steps:

Before you reset your Android One, see options for backing up your data.
On your mobile device, open the Settings menu Settings .
Under "Personal," touch Backup & reset. You may need to enter your pattern, PIN, or password.
Under "Personal data," touch Factory data reset.
Read the information on the screen and touch Reset phone.
If you have a screen lock, you'll need to enter your pattern, PIN, or password.
When prompted, touch Erase everything to erase all data from your device's internal storage.
When your device has finished erasing, select the option to reboot your device.
You'll see the Welcome screen just as you did when you turned the device on for the first time. When you're done with the setup process, follow these steps to restore your data.

Option 2: Reset device in Recovery mode

Before you begin

If your device is running Android 5.1 or higher, your device is protected to prevent other people from using it if it's been reset to factory settings. To ensure that it's really you doing the reset, you'll need to enter a Google username and password associated with the device after factory reset. If you don't have this information, you won't be able to finish the setup process and use the device at all after factory reset.

You'll also need to:

Wait 72 hours if you recently reset your Google account password
Make sure you have an Internet connection
Back up your data to your Google Account and be ready to restore
To do a factory data reset, follow these steps:

If your phone is on, turn it off.
Press and hold the Volume up button and the Power button at the same time until the device turns on.
Press the Volume down button to select "Recovery mode." If you need to navigate to the "Recovery mode" option, use the Volume up button to move the arrow and the Volume down button to select it.
You’ll see an image of an Android robot with a red exclamation mark and the words "No command."
While holding down the Power button, press the Volume up button and release it.
Use the volume buttons to scroll to "wipe data/factory reset" and press the Power button to select it.
Scroll down to "Yes - erase all user data" and press the Power button to select it.
Your Android One device will erase all of your data and restart with its factory settings. You'll see the Welcome screen just as you did when you turned the device on for the first time. When you're done with the setup process, follow these steps to restore your data.

Note: If your phone becomes unresponsive at any point during these steps, you can restart it by holding down the Power button for several seconds. If that doesn’t work, try taking the battery out and putting it back in and starting the steps again.

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How To Restore IOS Device ?

A factory restore erases the information and settings on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod and installs the latest iOS or iPod software.

In some cases, you might need a different article. Here’s a list of solutions for those cases.
For a frozen device or one that won't power on, get help.
If you don't know your passcode or your device is disabled, learn what to do.
If you can't access a Mac or PC and your iOS device is functional, get help.
Otherwise, follow the steps in this article.

Get your device ready

Check that you have the latest version of iTunes on your Mac or PC.
If you want to save the information on your device, make a backup.
Go to Settings > iCloud. Turn off Find My iPhone.

Restore your device to factory settings

Open iTunes on your Mac or PC.
Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to your computer with the cable that came with your device.
If a message asks for your device passcode or to Trust This Computer, follow the onscreen steps. If you forgot your passcode, get help.
Select your iPhone, iPad, or iPod when it appears in iTunes.
In the Summary panel, click Restore [device].
In the summary panel in iTunes, click Restore iPhone
Click Restore again to confirm. Then iTunes erases your device and installs the latest iOS or iPod software.
In iTunes, click Restore again to confirm.
After your device restores to factory settings, it restarts. Now you can set it up as new.

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How to factory resetting an iDevice without using iTunes

Nowadays, smartphones don’t just act as traditional phones, they allow us to do more. Take iPhone as an example, we not only use it to make phone calls and send texts, but also use it to communicate with others, acquire information, get directions, access the Internet, for entertainment and more.

Since we take along iPhone with us the whole day and use it almost at all times, much important and personal data is created and stored in the phone memory, such as, contacts of valued customers, iMessages with loved ones, notes taken from thousands of books and Web pages, music extracted from CDs, and all the jewels that were collected over the years and used daily. However, what to do if we have incidentally deleted the important data on our iPhone or we want to remove the data on the iPhone for sales transition or troubleshooting? We may need to restore iPhone. Restoring iPhone with iTunes is always a good idea for an old hand, however, many people think iTunes sucks. So here comes the question: is there any way to restore iPhone without iTunes? In fact, after reading the tutorial, you may find the answer is absolutely yes.

In the guide, I’ll introduce 5 ways to restore iPhone data without iTunes and restore iPhone to factory settings without iTunes:
1. Restore iPhone without iTunes using iPhone Data Recovery
2. Backup and restore iPhone without iTunes using iPhone PC Suite
3. Backup and restore iPhone without iTunes using phone to phone transfer MobileTrans
4. Factory reset iPhone without iTunes using the phone (FREE)
5. Restore iPhone to factory settings without iTunes using SafeEraser
 
If you happened to lose the data on your iPhone due to wrong deletion, jailbreak, factory settings restore, software update, losing iPhone, breaking iPhone and so on, you may need to restore iPhone to find the lost files back.

Method 1: Restore iPhone Without iTunes Using iPhone Data Recovery
This method can be used to restore iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS without iTunes.

iPhone Data Recovery (Dr.Fone for iOS) is a professional iPod touch, iPad and iPhone data recovery software. It empowers you to recover deleted text messages, contacts, photos, notes and more from iPhone and extract up to 18 types of files from iTunes and iCloud backup files.  The recovered text messages (SMS), MMS, iMessages, contacts and notes can be either transferred back to iPhone or saved to computer. Other found data will be saved to your computer, you can import them to iPhone using iTunes or iPhone PC Suite.

With the iPhone data recovery software, you can easily restore iPhone without iTunes. In this method, 3 ways to restore iPhone will be introduced: restoring iPhone from iPhone directly, restoring iPhone by extracting from iTunes backup files, restoring iPhone by extracting from iCloud backup files.

To restore iPhone without iTunes, please first download the iPhone data recovery for Windows and Mac using the following buttons:
Free download iPhone Data Recovery for Windows Free download iPhone Data Recovery for Mac
After downloading, installing and running the software, follow the steps below to start to restore iPhone without using iTunes:

Way 1: Restore iPhone Data by Scanning the Device Directly
1. Connect the iPhone to your computer;
2. Click “Start Scan” after the iPhone is connected;

Start scan

3. Preview and select the files you want to restore after the scanning, and click either “Recover to Device” or “Recover to Computer” to restore the selected data back to the iPhone or just save to the computer.

Restore iPhone data with the phone directly

Way 2: Restore iPhone by Extracting Files from iTunes Backups
1. Switch to “Recover from iTunes Backup File” mode;

Select iTunes backup

2. Select the iTunes backup that may contain your lost files, and click “Start Scan”;
3. Preview and pick the files needed and click “Recover to Device/Computer” to either save them to your computer or transfer back to the iPhone.

Restore iPhone from iTunes backup

Way 3: Restore iPhone by Extracting Data from iCloud Backup Files
1. Switch to “Recover from iCloud Backup File” mode;

Sign in Apple ID to download iCloud backup

2. Input your Apple ID and the corresponding password;
3. “Download” the iCloud backup file that may contain your lost data;

Choose iCloud backup file to download

4. Select the file types that you want to download from the iCloud;
5. Click “Recover to Computer” or "Recover to Device" to save the found files to computer or import them back to iPhone after previewing and choosing the files wanted.

Restore iPhone data from iCloud backup

With only a few easy steps, iPhone data is restored without iTunes. Even if your iPhone is lost or broken, you can still use Way 2 and Way 3 to retrieve the lost data and transfer them to a new iPhone or save to your hard drive. Since you’ll have to erase all the content and settings before restoring iPhone with iTunes and iCloud, the data generated after the backups will be lost if the backup files are not up to date. Thus, if your backups are out of data, it’s highly recommended to use the above 3 ways.
 
Method 2: Backup and Restore iPhone without iTunes using iPhone PC Suite
Applies to backing up and restoring iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS without iTunes.

iPhone PC Suite is an all-in-one iPhone file manager, iPhone backup software and iPhone transfer. It can be used to backup iPhone contacts, messages, playlists, photos, music, movies, TV shows, music videos, podcasts, iTunes U, audiobooks and more and restore iPhone with the backup files.

iPhone PC Suite for Windows and Mac can be downloaded free with the following buttons:
Free download iPhone PC Suite for Windows Free download iPhone PC Suite for Mac
With iPhone PC Suite, backing up and restoring iPhone can be done easily without iTunes:
1. Install and open iPhone PC Suite, then connect your iPhone with computer using the included USB cable;

2. When the iPhone is detected, its basic info will be displayed on the screen.

iPhone is connected

Using “To iTunes” button, you can effortlessly back up all the media files (including music, playlists, movies, Podcasts, audiobooks, artworks, TV shows, iTunes U, etc.) to iTunes Library with one-click.

Using the “Backup Contacts”, “Backup photos” and “Backup SMS” buttons in “Toolkit”, you can backup iPhone contacts, photos, videos and messages to your computer with only one-click.

If you want to selectively back up the files on the iPhone, go to the corresponding file types via the navigation on the left sidebar, select or highlight the files you want to backup and click “Export to” to back up your iPhone files to either computer or iTunes Library.

Backup iPhone data


3. When you want to restore your iPhone without iTunes, go to the file type, click “Add” or “Import” to copy the files backed up to your computer previously to your iPhone.

Restore iPhone

 
Method 3: Backup and Restore iPhone Without iTunes Using Phone Transfer MobileTrans
Works for backing up and restoring iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS without iTunes.

MobileTrans is a multi-functional file manager for iOS, Android and Symbian phones and tablets. It enables you to transfer files from one phone to another, backup data from phone to computer, restore phone data from all sorts of backup files, and erase phone data permanently.

In this method, we will use the backup and restore feature of MobileTrans to backup and restore iPhone without iTunes.

MobileTrans for Windows and Mac are free downloadable with the following links:
Free download phone to phone transfer MobileTrans for Windows Free download phone to phone transfer for Mac
Backing up iPhone with MobileTrans instead of iTunes can be done in 4 steps:
1. Connect the iPhone to your computer with the USB cable given in the box;
2. Launch MobileTrans, and select “Back Up Your Phone”;

Select a mode

3. When the iPhone is found by the software, select the file types you want to backup;

Backup iPhone

4. Click “Start Copy” and the selected file types will be backed up to your computer.

With MobileTrans, you can backup iPhone contacts, text messages, photos, music and videos to your computer.

To restore iPhone without iTunes using Mobiletrans, you need only 4 steps:
1. Link the iPhone with the computer;
2. Run MobileTrans, click “Restore from Backups”, and choose the type of your backup file.

Currently, MobileTrans supports to restore iPhone from iTunes, Samsung Kies, BlackBerry Desktop Suite, Android File Transfer and MobileTrans backup files.

Restore iPhone from various backup files

3. Select the backup file that you wish to restore from on the left and the file types in the center;

Restore iPhone

4. Hit “Start Copy” to restore iPhone without iTunes.
 
 
 
If you want to send your iPhone to Apple Retail Store for repair, sell your old iPhone, or give away your iPhone to others, you may want to erase iPhone so as to remove all your personal information on iPhone permanently.
Method 4: Factory Reset iPhone Without iTunes Using iPhone (FREE)
Actually, it’s easy to wipe iPhone without iTunes, and you need only the iPhone itself.

Just follow the steps below to factory reset iPhone without iTunes:
1. Turn off “Find My iPhone” if you have enabled the feature:
Go to “Settings” > “iCloud”, find “Find My iPhone”, tap and provide the Apple ID password to turn it off.
2. Tap “Settings” > “General” > “Reset” > “Erase all Content and Settings”, and provide the passcode if needed.

Erase All Content and Settings

 
To completely factory reset iPhone without iTunes, please make sure that the iPhone is connected to a charger during the whole process of erasure.

It’s a fact that restoring iPhone with iTunes does not delete personal data and many developers claim that their iPhone data recovery software can restore iPhone even if all the content and settings on iPhone have been erased. Thus, to erase iPhone with the phone or iTunes may not be as safe as we think. If you want to completely erase an iPhone and make the data never recovered again, follow the steps in method 5.

Method 5: Restore iPhone to Factory Settings Without iTunes Using SafeEraser
Applicable to restoring iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 to factory settings without iTunes.

SafeEraser is a professional data cleanup and data erasure tool for iPhone, iPad and iPod. It empowers you to clean up junk files (log files, cached files, temple files and more), erase private data (cookies, search history, browsing history, input history and more), wipe deleted data, and erase all the content and settings on iPhone, iPad and iPod with US Military specification over-writing technology. With the iPhone eraser, you are not only able to erase an iPhone completely and permanently, but also restore iPhone to factory settings without iTunes.

The iPhone eraser SafeEraser for Windows and Mac can be free downloaded using the following buttons:
Free download iPhone eraser SafeEraser for Windows Free download iPhone eraser SafeEraser for Mac
After downloading and installing the iPhone eraser, follow the steps below to restore iPhone to factory settings without iTunes:

1. Start SafeEraser, and connect your iPhone to your computer using the USB cable. Once the iPhone is found by the software, the basic information of the device will be shown as follows:

Note: When you try to follow the next steps, please make sure you have closed all the background apps, such as Music, Mail, etc. and no updates are running on your iPhone so that the erasure and overwriting will be fully complete.

iPhone is found

 
2. Click the “Erase All Data” icon (the first one) on the right.

Erase all data

3. Change the “Security Level” if needed. Higher level means higher data-security, but takes more time.

Change Security Level

4. Type “delete” in the box to confirm restoring iPhone to factory settings.

Note: Once you perform the step 5, all the personal content and settings on the iPhone will be completely erased and overwritten, your iPhone is reset to factory settings and no data is recoverable after the step. Thus, if you want to keep the data, please backup iPhone with iTunes or iPhone PC Suite before going to the next step.

5. Click “Erase Now” and the software will start to erase and overwrite all the content and settings on the iPhone.

Erasing iPhone data

When all the data has been erased, your iPhone is restored to factory settings without iTunes.


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