How to reset iPhone to factory settings [Both jailbroken and non jailbroken devices]

How to reset iPhone to factory settings [Both jailbroken and non jailbroken devices]

Here’s a simple tutorial on How to reset iPhone to factory settings? Factory reset is needed when your iPhone or any other iDevices crashes or freezes while using any applications or if you going to sell or passing it to your friend or family. It’s very important to wipe your all necessary and sensitive data (photos, messages, videos, notes, passwords, emails and all other stuffs) stored on it so that no one can steal your identity and access your personal informations.

Here’s a simple tutorial on How to reset iPhone to factory settings? Factory reset is needed when your iPhone or any other iDevices crashes or freezes while using any applications

It’s very simple; follow these steps to reset your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Step 1: Go to Settings > General > Scroll down to bottom

Step 2: Tap on Reset and select Erase All Content and Settings.

Here’s a simple tutorial on How to reset iPhone to factory settings? Factory reset is needed when your iPhone or any other iDevices crashes or freezes while using any applications

Step 3:You will be asked to enter your passcode.

Here’s a simple tutorial on How to reset iPhone to factory settings? Factory reset is needed when your iPhone or any other iDevices crashes or freezes while using any applications

Step 4:Enter your passcode you’ve set.

Step 5:After you have enetered your passcode, pop up box will appear.

Step 6:Tap on Erase iPhone.


Here’s a simple tutorial on How to reset iPhone to factory settings? Factory reset is needed when your iPhone or any other iDevices crashes or freezes while using any applications


Note: Enter your Apple ID password to confirm the action if needed.

Step 7: Now your iPhone will begin to wipe all of your data with the progress bar.

Once it restarts you will see the initial white setup screen. Set up your iPhone and you will see the homescreen.

That’s it. You’ve successfully reset your iPhone to factory settings.

Note: The process is same for iPad and iPod touch running any version of iOS. And don’t try this method if you are jailbroken.

How to reset iPhone if you are jailbroken?

If you feel your device is little bugy and crashing all the time or you might be going to sell to someone and you need to reset all content and settings to clean up of your device. Remember, resetting jailbroken iPhone is impossible because when you try to reset your iPhone or other iDevices it will stuck in Apple logo screen and will force to restore to the latest version of iOS which will lose your jailbreak as well. So, I have some tips regarding resetting your jailbroken iPhone which may help you a lot.

Step 1: Remove Cydia Substrate from Cydia which will forcely removes all your cydia tweaks.
Removing Cydia Substrate is the best solution to fix your bug, crashing and even makes your device runs smoothly.

Here’s a simple tutorial on How to reset iPhone to factory settings? Factory reset is needed when your iPhone or any other iDevices crashes or freezes while using any applications

Step 2: Remove your contacts, Email Accounts including iCloud, Messages, Notes, and Photos.

Step 3: Remove all applications and its data.
Go to Settings> General> Storage & iCloud Usage> Manage Storage


Here’s a simple tutorial on How to reset iPhone to factory settings? Factory reset is needed when your iPhone or any other iDevices crashes or freezes while using any applications

Tap any app one by one to delete app and its all data which is occupying a lot of space on your device.


Step 4: Reset all settings only, reset homescreen layout, reset location & privacy, network settings.
Note: Donot go through Erase all content and settings

Here’s a simple tutorial on How to reset iPhone to factory settings? Factory reset is needed when your iPhone or any other iDevices crashes or freezes while using any applications

That’s it. You are done. You have successfully reset your jailbroken iPhone. Now you have fixed all bugs and free up space almost in clean state. If you are on iOS 8 or lower then you can use Cydia Impactor to reset your iPhone in a clean state without loosing your jailbreak. Cydia Impactor is available for free in Cydia/Telesphoreo by Jay Freeman(saurik).

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