[Full Guide] How to Reset iPhone 11/X/8/7/6 to Factory Settings

iphone factory resettings

Planning to buy a new iPhone 11 and sell your old iPhone XR, XS, 8, 7 or 6? Well, the wonderful features of the new iPhone 11 are enough to fascinate anyone. But before you sell your old iPhone, ensure reset iPhone X/8/7/6 to factory settings so that no one can make use of your personal stuff. Now, if you're not aware about how to reset iPhone to factory settings, you've stumbled upon the right place. We've factory settings with iTunes, without iTunes and the easiest way to serve the purpose without the need of passcode as well. Let's begin!

Part 1. How to Reset iPhone to Factory Settings without Passcode

1. By Settings

When it comes to reset iPhone to factory settings, the first thing that comes to mind is of course via the iPhone itself. This way doesn't requires you to sign in to iCloud and hence, you need not to have iCloud password to reset iphone to factory settings. Here's what you need to do.

Step 1: Launch the "Settings" of your iPhone and get into the "General" option.

Step 2: Now, scroll down to the bottom and select the "Reset" option.

Step 3: Next, you need to select "Erase All Content & Settings" followed by confirming your actions by punching in the iPhone passcode (if any). Lastly, hit on the "Erase iPhone" and the reset iPhone to factory settings will be initiated.

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By iPhone Unlocker

If you don't know the iPhone passcode or forgot it. then PassFab iPhone Unlocker must be your first choice. It can help you factory reset iPhone without iTunes/iCloud or passcode. Moreover, the iOS version of you iPhone will simultaneously be updated to the latest ones. Unlike iTunes or iCloud the process doesn't involves any limitations, for instance unknown errors or internet connectivity. Furthermore, you can also remove the Apple ID lock effortlessly with the help of this tool.

How to Use iPhone Unlocker

Step 1: Download and install the tool on your computer. Next, launch the product and choose "Unlock Lock Screen Passcode" options.

unlock lock screen passcode

Step 2: Now, establish your iPhone in connection with your PC. Push on the "Start" button in order to proceed with resetting iPhone to factory settings.

start factory setting

Step 3: The software will now automatically look for the most compatible iOS firmware available for your device. Hit on the "Download" button to get the firmware downloaded.

download firmware package

Step 4: As soon as the download completes, you're all set to initiate factory reset on iPhone. Lastly, push the "Start Unlock" button on the next appearing screen and wait until the process completes.

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Within a short span of time, the process to reset iPhone to factory settings gets completed and you're good to go with setting up your iPhone afresh.

Part 2. How to Reset iPhone to Factory Settings without/ with iTunes

Here in this section, we're going to explore the detailed tutorials on how to reset iphone to factory settings with iTunes and without iTunes (via iCloud). Before we begin with the first tutorial to reset iphone to factory settings via iTunes, ensure to update your iTunes version to the most recent one. Or else, you are more like to face unknown errors during the factory reset process.

1. Using iTunes

Step 1: First, make connection between your PC & iPhone and then fire up the most up to date version of iTunes. Now, hit on the "Device" icon over the iTunes interface available on the left top corner.

Step 2: Next, hit on the "Summary" option from the left sidebar menu followed by tapping over the "Restore iPhone" button. A pop up window will crop up on your screen now. Hit on the "Restore" button to confirm your actions. Wait until the process to reset iPhone to factory settings completes.

hit restore iphone

2. Using iCloud

If you do not have a computer handy with you and wish to reset iPhone to factory settings, the below mentioned guide will certainly help you to serve the purpose.

Step 1: Take hold of any smartphone and launch any preferred web browser over it. Then, browse the official iCloud sign in page and key in the same iCloud account credentials that are configured with your iPhone you wish to reset.

Step 2: Next, push the "Find My iPhone" icon over the iCloud's launch pad. Find My iPhone screen will come up, you need to hit on the "All Devices" option here. Then opt in for the iPhone you wish to reset.

Step 3: Lastly, hit on "Erase iPhone" button and confirm your actions. Once reset iPhone to factory settings is completed, setup your device as usual.

factory-settings-successfully

Bottom Line

So, that was all about how to reset iPhone 8/7/6 to factory settings. We now hope that you have full understanding about the free ways, i.e. with iTunes, without iTunes (via iCloud or iPhone itself) and the easiest way iPhone unlocker to reset iPhone to factory settings.

Updated on / Posted by Andy Samuel to iPhone iPad / Follow @Andy Samuel

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