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dr.fone - Erase (iOS): How to

How to Wipe Everything on iOS Device Permanently?

Selling or donating your device? Here we have dr.fone - Erase (iOS) for you to permanently wipe all data from your iPhone or iPad. The data you erase will be gone forever. Nobody, not even a professional identity thief, will ever be able to recover it.

Now, let's learn how to delete everything on iPhone permanently with dr.fone - Erase (iOS) in details.

Step 1. Install dr.fone and connect your phone.

Download and install dr.fone on your computer. Once launching it, select Erase in the primary window.

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Connect your iPhone or iPad to the computer using a lightening cable. Then dr.fone will automatically recognize your iOS device and show two options "Erase Full Data" and "Erase Private Data", simply choose "iOS Full Data Eraser".

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Step 2. Start erasing your iPhone completely and permanently

When the program detects your iPhone or iPad, you can directly click on the "Erase" button to start erasing all your data.

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Since the erased data can't be recovered, you need to be careful and type "delete" to confirm the erasure when you are ready. Then click "Erase now" to really begin the work.

Notice: Please back up the data you need via iTunes or iCloud before proceeding.

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Step 3. Wait for the end of the process

Make sure that your device is connected to your computer through the entire process to ensure efficiency. You need to do nothing but wait for the end of the process.

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Within a few minutes, you will see an "Erase Completely" message once the whole process is complete.

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Now, all the data are permanently erased from your iOS device and you can begin to set it as a new one according to your need.