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How to Erase Data on iPhone X or iPhone 8 without Recovery?

Privacy is one of the most important issues that people pay attention to when using communication devices. It exists everywhere when using an iPhone X or iPhone 8, such as texting messages, social networking, online payment and business. So, when we plan to sell the iPhone or give it to other people, the first thing you need to consider about is erasing everything on your iPhone X or iPhone 8 in order to prevent your personal information being leaked.

Way 1: Factory Reset Your iPhone X/8 to Wipe Out Data (100% Recovery)
Way 2: Permanently Erase Data on iPhone X/8 with iOS Cleaner (Zero Recovery)

Way 1: Factory Reset Your iPhone X/8 to Wipe Out Data (100% Recovery)

Factory Reset is the most common method to remove content and settings on your iPhone and it is simple and fast, so it is widely used by most people. Actually this method is suitable for those who have no important data on the iPhone because it is 100% recoverable. Below is the detailed guide on how to achieve that:

1. Tap on "Settings" icon on the homescreen on your iPhone X or iPhone 8.

2. Scroll down the list until you see the "General" options. Just tap on it.

3. Navigate to the bottom of the list, tap "Reset" and then "Delete All Content and Settings" options.

Merit and demerit:

Factory Reset iPhone is the easiest way to erase data on iPhone X or iPhone 8. However, this method is not that secure because the erased data can be recovered easily by special iPhone data recovery software. The data that erased by factory reset is still exist on somewhere in the iPhone. If you worry about your private information being leaked, you should try Zero Recovery solution - Using a professional iPhone X/8 Data Eraser program.

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Way 2: Permanently Erase Files on iPhone X/8 with iOS Cleaner (Zero Recovery)

Coolmuster iOS Cleaner (with its Mac version: iOS Cleaner for Mac) is specially designed for iPhone, iPad and iPod users to eliminate all traces of data on your iOS devices. It provides four different easing solutions to make sure that all deleted data are delete for good, with zero recovery possibility. It supports iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6S/Plus, iPhone 5/5S, etc. and be able to wipe out app caches, app cookies, downloaded temp files, caches, invalid files, cookies, corrupt files, app crash logs, storage files, iTunes Radio caches and so on from iDevices.

Free download the iOS Cleaner on your PC or Mac:

Step 1. Connect iPhone X or iPhone 8 to computer

Launch the iOS Cleaner on your computer and connect your iPhone X or iPhone 8 to it with a Apple provided USB cord. The software detects the connected iPhone soon and show you four different modes.

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Step 2. Choose the file types you want to delete

To erase data on your iPhone X or iPhone 8, you can select the "Quick Clean" mode. Then, all removable file types are listed here. Tick the file types that you want to clean and then hit the "Start Scan" button.

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Step 3. Clean junk files from iPhone X/8

When the scanning completes, you can select the data you want to delete and click the "Clean" button. Confirm the cleaning task by clicking "OK" on the pop-up message. Then, the data erasing process will begin at once.

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If you want to erase data on iPhone X or iPhone 8 permanently without any recovery possibility, you should choose the method 2.

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