September 28, 2022

iPhone Hacks: How to Permanently Erase Data from Your Apple Device | News

Deleting data from an iPhone is not a simple process. Deleting data does not erase it completely. It just ensures that the deleted content cannot be accessed through the iPhone interface. In order to delete all your content and settings from iPhone storage, you need to follow a number of additional steps. So, if you are planning to give away or sell your old iPhone, here is a step-by-step guide that will help you erase all your data and settings from your old iPhone using iPhone Settings, Windows PC and from your Mac.

How to erase all content and settings from your old iPhone

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

2nd step: Then scroll down to General Settings.

Step 3: Now tap on Transfer or Reset iPhone option.

Step 4: Next, tap on the Erase All Content and Settings option.

When your iPhone system has erased all content and settings, your iPhone will restart with all content and settings erased.

How to Erase All Content and Settings from Your Old iPhone Using Your Mac or Windows PC

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your personal computer with a cable. You can use your iPhone charging cable for the same.

2nd step: If you’re using a Mac or Macbook, follow these steps:

— Access the Finder sidebar.
— Select your iPhone.
— Now click on the General option at the top of the window.
— Then click Restore iPhone.

It should be noted that to restore your iPhone to factory settings, your Mac PC or Macbook laptop must be running on macOS 10.15 or later operating system.

Step 3: On the contrary, if you are using a Windows PC, follow these steps:

— Install the latest version of iTunes on your PC.
— Open iTunes on your Windows PC.
— Now click on the iPhone button at the top left of the iTunes window.
— Now click on the Summary option.
– Next, click on Restore iPhone option.
— Finally, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.

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