In this guide check out how to erase all the data and content using reset iPad Mini to Factory Settings with/without iTunes.
iPad Mini, the newly introduced phone of Apple is on its way to give tough competition to many other tablets available in the technological and communication market. If you accidentally broke or damage your iPad Mini device or face some problems in its operation, you have to choose for its restoration into its actual factory settings.
Restoration of the newly launched Apple tablet device to its default settings is highly essential for users seeking to sell the device to anyone else. The reason for this is that you have to delete your personal information completely from iPad Mini before you deliver it to any other individual. Thus, experienced people belonging to the technology sector have highlighted two simple, but effective ways of the restoration of factory settings and erasing of all contents stored on the device both with and without using iTunes.
iPad Factory Settings without iTunes
If you are iTunes user then iPad Factory Reset process, in this case, is simple and easy, follow the process mentioned below –
- From your existing iPad you only have to go to the Settings.
- Now hit General option and then towards Reset for tapping on both Settings.
- Under General scroll down to bottom and select ‘Reset‘.
- Now tap on Erase All Content & Settings.
- Read the warning message and hit Erase.
- You will be prompted for Apple ID Password. Provide the same if asked.
After it receives the confirmation, your iPad Mini device will reset and logo of Apple, along with a loading bar will display on your screen. Once the program activates, it will easily delete or erase all your apps, contents, photos, music, albums and personal information from iPad Mini.
iPad Factory Settings with iTunes
To start the process, you have to connect your iPad Mini to your desktop computer and cable connector. Start iTunes and locate the Apple tablet under the category of Devices present at the left panel. Now, you have to click on the option of Restore, wait for the downloading of firmware and confirm for restoration process to proceed further.
Now, the newly installed firmware will help in a clearing of data stored in your iPad Mini and restoration process.