Erasing and restoring


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Erasing and restoring

Now we're getting into the fixes that will actually remove your personal data and settings off your iOS device. In this movie, we're going to look at how to completely erase your device so that it's set back to the way it came out of the box. This means you'll lose everything you, yourself added, like your contacts, your photos, your music, and any apps you installed. Now, the good news is, if you regularly sync your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with your computer, you should have copies of all those things stored through iTunes, or an iCloud backup. So you can erase your device to try to fix whatever problem it is you're having, and then restore your device with your most recent backup to copy your settings and apps back to your newly pristine device.

So to completely erase your device go to Settings> General, and then scroll down to the bottom and find Reset. And the option we were looking for here is Erase All Content and Settings. If you have Passcode enabled you'll be as...

Erasing and restoring
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Erasing and restoring provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the iOS 7: iPhone and iPad Essential Training

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Business
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iOS iPad iPhone
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