If you’re about to send your iPhone in for service, or if you are selling or giving away your iPhone, it is suggested to factory reset it in order to protect your data as well as privacy. This article will help you know more about how to factory reset an iPhone 13.
To factory reset an iPhone 13 running iOS 15 or higher, follow the given steps:
- First, back up your iPhone. This is your precious data, after all.
- Tap on Settings.
- Tap on General.
- Scroll to the bottom, then tap on Transfer or Reset iPhone.
- Select Erase All Content and Settings.
- This screen will explain what data will be removed from your iPhone. Including your Apple ID as well as the Activation Lock for your iPhone.
- Tap on Continue.Enter your iPhone’s passcode. OR. Your Apple ID, if prompted.iPhone will back up the data to iCloud.After the backup is completed, follow any onscreen prompts.
- Your data will be deleted from the iPhone. The iPhone will restart and presents you with the first setup screen after the factory reset.
Resetting iPhone 13 to factory mode?
Turn off Find My iPhone on your phone. Navigate to Settings > [your name] > Find My > Find My iPhone > then toggle the Find My iPhone slider to off/white.
- You have to connect your iPhone 13 to your computer via a USB cable.
- On Macs running macOS 10.15 (Catalina) and higher. Open a new Finder window, then click on your iPhone under Locations.
- For PCs/older Macs, open iTunes.
- On the iPhone management screen, select Restore iPhone.
- Select if you want to back up.
- Click on Restore.
- iPhone will restart and returns to the setup screen. Your iPhone 13 is has been factory reset.
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