If you're saying goodbye to your iPhone or iPad, erasing all of the content on it is a good option. To reset your iPhone is a last resort option and one you should only take in exceptional circumstances such as when you're selling the device or if you're sure nothing else will fix whatever issue you're having with the device. The method we have described below works on all latest iPhones such as iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, etc. In case your device is not responding or your iPhone is frozen, you might want to consider a hard reboot instead[1]. That will restart your iPhone without erasing data. But if you know resetting your iOS device is the only option, here's how to proceed and get it to its factory state.

It's actually quite simple to reset your iPhone if you follow the steps below. But before you do that, we strongly urge you to take a complete backup of your iPhone or iPad[2]. Once you have done that and you understand that this step will erase everything on your iOS device with no possibility of a recovery, check out this guide....

How to reset iPhone

  1. Go to Settings > General > Reset.
  2. Here you will see several options. To reset your iPhone or iPad, the option you want to select is called Erase All Content and Settings.
  3. You may see a prompt that asks you to update your iCloud backup before erasing. You should tap Back Up Then Erase.
  4. If you don't want to update your iCloud backup, tap Erase Now.
  5. You will

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