How to Completely Erase iPhone

Alicia Santos

iPhone, Tutorials

If you’re looking to sell or give away your iPhone, it’s important to completely erase all of your personal data from the device. This ensures that none of your sensitive information falls into the wrong hands. In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the process of completely erasing your iPhone.

Step 1: Back up Your Data

Before erasing your iPhone, it’s essential to back up all of your data. This allows you to transfer your settings, apps, and personal information to a new device in the future. To back up your iPhone:

  • Connect your iPhone to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Go to Settings.
  • Tap on your Apple ID at the top of the screen.
  • Select iCloud Backup.
  • Tap on Back Up Now and wait for the backup to complete.

Step 2: Sign Out of iCloud and iTunes & App Store

In order to erase your iPhone, you’ll need to sign out of iCloud and iTunes & App Store. To do this:

  • Go to Settings.
  • Scroll down and tap Sign Out.
    • If asked for confirmation,

    Step 3: Erase iPhone

    Now that you’ve backed up your data and signed out of iCloud and iTunes & App Store, you’re ready to erase your iPhone. Here’s how:

    • Go to Settings.
    • Scroll down and tap on General.
    • Select Reset at the bottom of the screen.
    • Tap on Erase All Content and Settings.
    • If prompted,

    Step 4: Set up Your iPhone as New

    Congratulations! You’ve successfully erased all of your personal data from your iPhone.

    Now, if you’re selling or giving away your device, the next step is to set it up as new for the new owner. Here’s how:

    • Swipe right on the “Hello” screen to begin the setup process.
    • Select

    In Conclusion

    In this tutorial, we walked you through the steps to completely erase your iPhone. Remember to always back up your data before performing a factory reset. By following these steps, you can ensure that your personal information remains secure and protected when passing on or selling your device.

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