Erase iPhone Data
1.1 Uninstall Apps from iPhone
1.2 Delete Videos from iPhone
1.3 Erase Content on iPhone
1.4 Erase Data on iPhone
1.5 Delete Photos from iPad
1.6 Erase Contacts on iPhone
1.7 Erase Songs from iPhone

How to Erase All Content and Settings on iPhone (iPhone X/8 Included)

"I run an iPhone repair shop. Recently, many of our customers come to my shop, and want me to help them erase all content and settings on iPhone. I try some ways, but they do not work. Is there a safe way to erase all data on iPhone permanently?" – Gina
"I want to sell my old iPhone 4S on eBay, so I prepare to erase everything on this old iPhone 4S, including the iPhone settings. But I hear that some kind of recovery software can recover delete photos, text messages, notes, etc. I really do not know how to erase all content and settings on iPhone before selling?" – Raid
Clear All Data and Settings

How to erase all content and settings on iPhone? In real life, some of you may meet such situations which are the same as Gina and Raid's. Whether you want to sell your old iPhone, or you just want to erase your private information, like contacts, photos, text messages, etc. you need to delete them completely. However, the deletion on iPhone with one click is not enough. You are able to retrieve the deleted photos from your "Recently Deleted" album on iPhone. Even if you restore your iPhone to factory settings, you are still capable of recovering the deleted photos, messages, music, etc. with the help of some iPhone recovery tools. Such situations confuse you a lot. So, for protecting your privacy, you need a safe way to erase all data and iPhone settings securely.

Part 1. Directly erase all content and settings on iPhone

The common way to erase all content and settings can be performed directly from your iPhone.

Step 1 Navigate to Settings > General > Reset.

Step 2 Select Erase All Content and Settings. Tap button twice to confirm.

Step 3 Erase all content and settings on iPhone.

Erase All Content and Settings on iPhone

The resetting process will take a long time to finish, so be patient. After performing the "Erase All Content and Settings", your iPhone would be reboot, you'd better check to see whether your iDevices works properly or not.

The step to erase all content and settings is not enough to remove your data, the deleted data still remains on the device and easily can be recoverable with the some recovery tools. In that case, you can read Part. 2 and find one reputable iPhone Data Eraser software.

Part 2. Permanently erase all content and settings on iPhone (Highly recommended)

Since the deletion on your iPhone is not safe enough to protect your privacy, then we will show you a secure way to erase all content and settings on your iPhone completely. You can download and install Aiseesoft FoneEraser, the best iPhone Data Eraser tool. The program will do its best to erase all contents and settings on iPhone. The steps are as following:

Step 1 Launch this program on your PC

Connect-Device

Step 2 Connect your iPhone to PC

Connect your iPhone to PC, and wait seconds, this program will detect your iPhone automatically.

Screen

Step 3 Select erasing level

Select erasing level (Low, Medium and High) to erase your iPhone data and settings according to your personal needs.

Select Erasing Level

Step 4 Start to erase

Click the Start button to erase all your contents and settings on your iPhone.

Start Erasing

The method will erase all content and settings from your iPhone permenently, so you had better back up iPhone just in case. After you erase all content and settings on iPhone, your iPhone will be restored to factory resettings. And you have to activate iPhone for more use.

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Aiseesoft FoneEraser is one of the best iPhone data erasers. When you apply this program to erases all contents and settings on iPhone, you need to pay attention to the following points,

1. This program is fully compatible with iPhone X/8/7/SE/6s Plus/6s/6 plus/6/5s/5c/5/4S/4/3GS. But if your iPhone runs on iOS 7 or later, you need to tab "Trust" on your iPhone for continuing the next steps successfully.

2. This software enables you to erase all contents and settings on more than one device.

3. It erases all your data and settings at one time. So we highly suggest you to back up your iPhone data before erasing them.

4. This utility keeps a log file to record your erasing history every time. You could click "Preference" from the drop-down menu, and open the log file from "General Settings".

erasing history

You can watch the video below and learn more about FoneEraser, the best iPhone Data Eraser tool.

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June 12, 2018 10:14 / Updated by to Eraser