Sometimes it is not that simple to reset an iPhone with iTunes when iPhone gets frozen or some iTunes errors occurs during restoring process. And you might be wondering if it is possible to reset iPhone without iTunes? Here I've got to say, yes! And I will show you 2 optional ways to reset iPhone with no iTunes in this post. Please choose one of them according to your need.
Why do you need to reset your iPhone?
1. To fix a malfunctioning iPhone device.
2. To delete iPhone files or iPhone viruses.
3. To clear iPhone history or iPhone memory.
4. To reconfigure iPhone to default settings.
5. To have a fresh start on your iPhone.
6. To protect iPhone personal information from leakage before selling or giving it away.
7. To keep personal files safe before sending iPhone to a repair shop for repairs.
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To reset iPhone without iTunes, you can restore iPhone to factory settings directly on your iPhone device. Before the process, please remember to backup your iPhone data with/without iTunes in case of unwanted data lost, and make sure your device has enough power.
Here is how to hard reset iPhone without iTunes:
Step 1. Unlock your iPhone and tap "Settings" on Home screen.
Step 2. Then you might go to "General" > "Reset" > "Erase All Content and Settings".
Step 3. Then you will be asked to enter your passcode in the next window. Just do it to confirm your action and identity.
Step 4. Then tap "Erase iPhone" option when it pops up to start erasing all data and settings on your iPhone.
Step 5. Finishing the restoring process, your iPhone will be restarted and now you can start to set up your iPhone as prompted. You can choose "Set Up as New iPhone", "Restore from iCloud Backup" or "Restore from iTunes Backup" option.
Honestly, the above way to reset an iPhone via restoring iPhone to factory setting is not secure enough for there are still ways to recover the deleted data with a third-party tool like Coolmuster iOSRescuer. So here it is a better choice to apply this secure and advanced way to reset iPhone without iTunes with a 3rd-party tool - iPhone Data Eraser, which can help you permanently delete all data and settings from iPhone without any opportunity to recover. Thus you can reset your iPhone with no worry to restore the previous iPhone data.
This iPhone Data Eraser can help you to fully wipe out all personal contents like contacts, messages, call history, photos, notes, calendars, videos, voice memos and etc. and also the browser history, Safari history, caches, temp files and other iPhone history. And it is compatible with all generations of iOS device, like iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/7 Plus/7/6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5, iPad Pro/Air/mini, iPad with Retina display, The new iPad, iPad 2/1 and iPod touch/Shuffle/Nano/Classic.
Now please free download the iPhone Data Eraser on your Windows PC or Mac computer and start to reset your iPhone without iTunes.
Steps to erase and reset iPhone with iPhone Data Eraser:
Step 1. After installing the iPhone Data Eraser program on your computer, please launch it and connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable. Thus the program will automatically detect the connected iPhone.
Step 2. To reset your iPhone, please select "Erase All Data" mode to erase all iPhone data at first. Simply click to choose the mode and hit "OK" option to start permanently deleting all files from your iPhone device.
After that, you can set up your iPhone depending on your desire. If needed, you can restore your iPhone data from iTunes or iCloud backup. Or if you have lost some data from your iPhone after resetting iPhone, you can also recover lost data from iPhone, too.