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How to Erase Photos, Videos, Contacts, Text Messages & More from iPhone?

It astonishes me that many people sell their iPhones without doing anything to erase their personal data stored in the phone. You must be aware that your whole life is on that phone and it seems that the iPhone knows much more about you than your family. You wouldn't want to let anybody access your e-mails, text messages, contacts, photos, videos and more other private data on the iPhone, would you? No matter you want to resell your old iPhone for getting a new one, return it to the company, donate it to a recycling program, or send it to a retail store for repair, it is crucial to learn how to wipe all iPhone data to prevent any unexpected incident.

There are many ways that you can delete data from your iPhone. Many users choose to delete files from iPhone by tapping the delete button or restoring the device to factory settings. But believe it or not, less of them can wipe the data permanently. Just try a simple Data Recovery for iPhone, you will see all your deleted data can be easily recovered back. Simple deletion and restoring are useless. To permanently erase data from iPhone, you need to draw support from a third-party data eraser for iPhone to delete all of the content, with zero possiblity of data recovery.

To save your time to find professional data eraser software for iPhone by trial and error, we would like to introduce the Coolmuster iOS Eraser or iOS Eraser for Mac, which enables you to delete all data on your iPhone forever with one single click, including contacts, text messages, call history, emails, account info, passwords, videos, photos, etc. After erasing data with this tool, no matter which data recovery software you use, you can find nothing on your iPhone at all.

Detailed Tutorial for Erasing Data from iPhone 6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/3GS Forever

Coolmuster iOS Eraser is compatible with all iPhone models, including iPhone 6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/3GS. Let's check the details of the work process. First of all, get the data erasing software installed on your Windows or Mac computer. The following screenshots in the guide are captured from Windows version, but the operations are appropriate for both Windows and Mac users.

Step 1. Connect iPhone to Computer and Launch Software

Get your iPhone connected to the computer where the data erasing program is installed. Launch it and you will see its simple and user-friendly interface showing like below picture. Your connected iPhone will be detected by the program automatically and all contained files will be displayed in clear categories.

iphone data erasing screenshot

Step 2. Choose Lever of Data Erasing as Needed

Three different levels of data erasing are provided by this program: High - Medium - Low. The low level will erase your iPhone data quickly to save your time. The medium level will leave no traceability of data erasure and use random data to overwrite all existing and deleted data on your iPhone. The high level is the most secure but time-consuming option which will write over the data 3 times. You can directly use the default medium level.

start to erase iphone data

Step 3. Start to Erase Everything from Your iPhone

In the final step, what you need to do is just clicking the button of "erase all data and settings" to let the program delete all data from your iPhone immediately. The whole process takes you a little while and then all data will be erased permanently from your iPhone.

start to erase iphone data

After deleting data from your iPhone by using the Coolmuster iPhone Data Eraser, nothing can be detected or recovered from your iPhone, no matter what kinds of data recovery program you will use. We kindly suggest you make a proper backup of your important data that you don't want to lose before you perform the permanent deletion.

Download the free trial version of the iPhone Data Eraser to have a try:

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