How to factory reset iPhone 5 to default settings

With the launch of the new iPhone 5 apple seems to have strengthen its grip on the smartphone market, and its showing no signs of slowing down. The new iPhone gives a lot better account of apple when comparing it with the Samsung galaxy series. Although the feature are pretty much the same apart from a much brighter and larger retina display, updated software’s and some cool new tricks to get all you apple fans hooked. The most significant addition has to be the iPhones iOS, an extremely powerful operating system which provides the base for this exciting product. It has proven to be extremely user friendly.

But if a software or a particular app goes wrong the smart thing to do would be performing a Factory Reset!

How to reset your iPhone

Now it is really important that you know, resetting your iPhone will cost you your entire data as it wipes out everything from the device. So before continuing with the procedure make sure to back up your data via iTunes, otherwise you’ll regret it. Here are a few steps you need to follow in order to reset your iPhone 5:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Then press General
  3. A tab with the name Reset should appear on your screen by now, you have to tap it.
  4. Then your iPhone should show you a list of all the things you can reset although each one of them is useful in correcting potential problems, but if you want to start from scratch you’ll have to select the ‘Erase All Content and Settings’ option.
  5. Next you will be asked to confirm your decision which you may do by simply tapping ‘Yes’

Now when your iPhone restarts it will be good as new. I hope you are now familiar with how to perform a Factory Reset on the iPhone 5.

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