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How to Erase Personal Data from iPad Before Selling It

Aug. 18, 2013 17:37 pm / Posted by Fitch to iOS Topics
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When the latest device series of iPad come into the market, a large number of enthusiastic persons will use a variety of ways to snap them up. They are actively buying them for their own use, while others are with a view to selling them to others. Part of them would get tired of iPad after a period of time. More often than not some smart people with strong business minds may choose to sell it to reduce the burden of life. Were you one of those sharp-sighted members, what you should bear in mind is that you ought to wipe all the data existed in your iPad before selling? The purpose for doing so is to prevent your personal details from leaking out and by doing so you can trustingly go on your resell behavior.

You’re smart to wipe your old iPad clean before selling it, even if it’s to your brother-in-law or other relatives. I would say that any device you don’t want to share with someone who is going to use the same iTunes account should probably be wiped and rebuilt from scratch by the new owner. It’s just cleaner and then there’s no worry of identity theft (not so much with your bro, but with a random stranger), invasion of privacy (remember, even new content can show up on the device after you’ve sold it if you don’t wipe things out, through channels like iCloud’s photo stream) and just someone else running up your iTunes Store account by buying tons of movies, music and apps.

How to Entirely Clear iPad Data

Fortunately, it’s pretty straightforward to clean things up but make triple sure it’s what you want before you proceed. Once you commit, there’s no way to recover your old data, whether it’s a phone number, photograph, app or anything else. And how? Here I will recommend you a practicable tool for the specialized utility.

Vibosoft iPad Data Eraser is specially designed for erasing data for iPad 2,mini, 4 and Air. You can start the software if you want to remove the content from the device all at once. You may find it useful to erase your iPad if you are selling the device to another person or if you just want to return the iPad back to its original factory state. This tool will erase all the data from iPad. It will delete all the third-party apps, photos, music, contacts, notes and all other data.



Guide: Easy Way to Wipe the Whole iPad Data

1Connect Your iPad to Computer and Install the Program

First of all, connect your iPad to PC via a USB cable, and then open the program. A few seconds later, you will get an interface as shown. You can choose to erase all data on your iPad or just those delete files according to your needs.

Install the program

2Erase All Data as Needed

If you want to sell your iPad, you'd better choose the first mode - "ERASE ALL DATA ON DEVICE". Then the whole data will be completely wiped soon, contains contacts, messages, call history, photos, videos, notes, apps, browser history, bookmarks, account info, passwords and other personal data.

Scan your iPhone

Wait for several minutes, your iPad will be totally clean. After erasing, all files are unrecoverable, so you should export those useful files to other device before running this Vibosoft iPad Data Eraser.

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