How to Permanently Erase All Data from iPhone, iPad, iPod
When you got a new iOS device to replace your old iPhone, iPad or iPod, you may dispose of it in various ways: give it away to others, resell it on Internet, donate it to charity, trade it in for something new...No matter how you will end up your old iDevices, it's undoubtedly that you don't want your personal information on the device leak out to others. Under this circumstance, you need to find out an effective and safe way to permanently delete all files from the old iPhone, iPad or iPod devices.
iOS Data Eraser for iPhone/iPad/iPod is one of the best data eraser software in the world that allows you to prevent identity theft when disposing of your old iOS devices by permanently wiping off all data, including the previous deleted files on your iPhone, iPad and iPod with 1 Click ultimate privacy protection. With the help of this data deletion program, you are able to completely erase all types of files, including contacts, messages, photos, apps, account info, videos, passwords and other personal info stored on your iOS devices with 100% guarantee that nothing can be recoverable even if using third party data recovery tool, like Dr. Fone iOS Data Recovery.
In the following, we will introduce different ways for you to erase all iOS data with iOS Data Eraser or directly with your iOS devices only. Before get started, you can free download the trial version of iOS data eraser.
How to Erase All Data from iPhone, iPad, iPod
1. Wipe All Data from iOS Directly on iPhone, iPad, iPod
Step 1. Open the "Settings" > "Universal";
Step 2. Slide to the bottom and click on "Restore";
Step 3. Click "Erase All Content and Settings";
Step 4. Click on "Erase iPhone".
2. Permanently Delete All iOS Data with iPhone/iPad/iPod Data Eraser
Step 1. Run the program and connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
After installed iOS Data Eraser on your computer, connect iPhone, iPad or iPod to computer.
When the program recognizes your device, you'll see its main window as follows.
Step 2. Choose a data erasing type
There are two ways of data erasing provided by iOS Data Eraser:
Erase all files on iOS devices: Wipe EVERYTHING including contacts, messages, photos, videos, apps, account info, passwords, emails and other personal data permanently from your iPhone, iPad or iPod.
Erase deleted data: Only wipe all deleted files existing on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
Since the other type is not available yet, please choose the first type here.
Step 3. Begin erasing all data on your iDevices
It offers 3 modes to erase all files on your iOS devices:
Low: Overwrite all of your data with zeros to ensure that the files are not recoverable.
Medium: Overwrite your device with junk files to ensure that the files are not recoverable, and no one knows that you've erased your device.
High: Erase and overwrite your device three times, and the security standard is based on the U.S. DOD 5220.22-M, more secure for confidential data destruction on your device.
You can choose the mode according to your requirement. After that, click on the "Start" button to let the program start to erase all data on your iPhone, iPad, iPod.
Please don't disconnect your iPhone/iPad/iPod during the process. Or data on your iOS devices will not be erased completely.
Step 4. Use your iOS device as a new one
You'll get a totally new device when your iPhone, iPad or iPod is erased completely. You can set it as a new device or choose to restore it from iTunes/iCloud backup.
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** Please note that once iOS Data Eraser works, the deleted information is unrecoverable any more. Remember to back up the data which you don't want to lose before erasing iPhone, iPad or iPod by using this iOS Data Eraser.