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How to Erase iPad to A Clean Slate Securely?

Looking for the secure way to erase iPad to a clean slate? You have come to the right place. This article is going to introduce the common way and the secure way to wipe out an iPad device. You can choose one of them to reach your goal.

1. How to Erase All iPad Data via Factory Reset? (Common Way)

2. How to Permanently Wipe Out iPad to A Clean Slate (Secure Way)

Why Do You Need to Erase iPad to A Clean Slate?

1. Free up storage space of iPad. As time goes by, iPad's storage space is getting smaller and iPad is running slower, you need to clear up all the unneeded files from your iOS device, including the undeletable cache data, temp file and etc.
2. Keep safe of private information before sending to repair shop. When your iPad goes wrong and needs to be fixed in a repair shop, it is better to wipe out your personal information from your iPad in case of information leakage.
3. Plan to sell or donate your iPad. It is very important to securely and permanently erase iPad to a clean slate before selling an iPad so that your personal privacy will not leak out, such as contacts, messages, photos, accounts, passwords, call log and so on.
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1. How to Erase All iPad Data via Factory Reset? (Common Way)

Usually, when people want to delete all files from iPad, they will restore iPad to factory settings, which enables users to erase all contents and settings on their device. However, it is not a safe way to erase an iPad to a clean slate, because there are some other ways to recover deleted data from iPad with a third party tool like Coolmuster iOSRescuer. However, if you only want to free up storage space on iPad, you can also consider this method.

Tips: In case of unexpected data lost, please remember to make a backup for your iPad before restoring iPad to factory settings.

Here is how to wipe out iPad data:

Step 1. Make sure your device has enough power, and unlock your iPad and go to "Settings" > "General" > "Reset" on your device.

Step 2. Tap "Erase All Content and Settings" under the Reset section.

Step 3. Tap "Erase" option to confirm your action when it pops up. Then your device will be restarted and all files from iPad will be removed.

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2. How to Permanently Wipe Out iPad to A Clean Slate (Secure Way)

As mentioned above, restoring iPad to factory settings is not perfect method to keep your personal files safe and make your iPad to a clean slate. So you need the help from a professional iPad Data Eraser tool to securely and permanently all the history of iPad with no opportunity to recover.

With this erasing tool, all the personal files will be fully erased like contacts, messages, call history, photos, notes, calendars, videos, voice memos and etc. and the invisible or undeletable record will be wiped out, too, including the browser history, Safari history, caches, temp files and etc. And it is compatible with all generations of iOS device, like iPad Pro/Air/mini, iPad with Retina display, The new iPad, iPad 2/1, iPod touch/Shuffle/Nano/Classic and iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/7 Plus/7/6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5.

Free download the iPad Data Eraser on your Mac or Windows PC and start to keep your iPad data safe.

Guide to erase iPad to a clean slate with iPad Data Eraser:

Step 1. Launch the erasing program on your computer and connect your iPad to computer with a USB cable. Then the program will automatically detect your device.

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Step 2. To erase all iPad data, please select the "Erase All Data" mode and then hit the "OK" option to permanently delete all files from iPad with no way to restore the deleted iPad data. Then your personal information will be kept confidential.

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