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One Click to Safely Factory Reset iPhone

Jan 21, 2016 10:45 am / Posted by Fitch to iOS Topics
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Help! My iPhone went unresponsive all of a sudden and I don't know why. I kept pressing the Home button but my iPhone keeps frozen? Is there any way to get my iPhone back to normal? Any advice? Thanks in advance!

Such case as mentioned in the above is absolutely not foreign to you, if not familiar. You may have heard about such experiences from your friends or families, or you may have encountered such situation. When your iPhone is completely frozen, you can first hold the Power and Home button at the same time until see an Apple logo. After that, just wait patiently for the booting process to complete. Later, your iPhone should boot to your Home screen. Now, you have successfully defreeze your iPhone. But if it fails, you may need to factory reset your iPhone! To factory reset your iPhone, you can do it within your device itself or rely on iTunes. Now, let's see the two ways one by one!

Solution 1: Perform Factory Reset within iPhone

Before factory resetting your iPhone, there are two important things you need to do:

> Backup iPhone files. Since the process of factory resetting iPhone will possibly erase some important files from your iPhone. Therefore, you are suggested to back up your iPhone files frequently in case of accidental cases as mentioned in the above.

> Fully charge your iPhone. Since factory resetting your iPhone will cost some time, you need to ensure that your iPhone power is enough to sustain the factory resetting process.

After you have get the two things done, you can begin to factory reset your iPhone now:

Step 1. Go to General tab from the Settings on your iPhone.

Step 2. Scroll down to the bottom and click Reset and then Erase All Contents and Settings to continue.

Step 3. Enter your restrictions password and your screen lock password and then wait to complete the process.

Step 4. After that, you'll be prompted to set up the device. Just enter your Apple ID in the way you activate your new iPhone when bought from Apple store.

Solution 2: Factory Reset iPhone in iTunes

First of all, connect your iPhone to the computer and launch iTunes on the computer. Choose your iPhone device in iTunes, then select This computer and then Back Up Now to create a backup of your iPhone files.

Secondly, click Restore iPhone option. Then you will see a pop-up window asking for your confirmation of erasing everything on your iPhone. Finally, just wait for the process to complete in several minutes.

After factory resetting your iPhone, you may find that all files saved on your iPhone are lost. In this case, you will need a professional recovery tool like Vibosoft iPhone Data Recovery to help easily recover the lost files from your iPhone in one click!

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iDataRescuer is a powerful program to help users easily recover lost data from iPhone/iPad/iPod device or iTunes backup file without any loss.

After downloading the right version of this software, run it on your computer with double clicks. Then get your iPhone connected to the computer via the USB cord. And then you will see the below interface. You can choose to Recover from iOS Device or Recover from iTunes Backup File on the basis of your real situation. Then, click on the option of Start Scan to continue.

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Now, you will see all file folders are arranged on the left panel. You can enter the tab to choose the files you want to recover from your iPhone and click the option of Recover to restore the files from your iPhone in one click.

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Till now, this passage has taught you how to factory reset your iPhone and recover the lost files from your iPhone. So if this is exactly what you are looking for, I hope this passage can be helpful to you, if not the lifesaver for your!

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