how to iphone 7 hard reset

All are waiting for the Apple iPhone 7 and want to have all knowledge related to it. Here in this article, we are going to share iPhone 7 hard reset information. Resetting the device does not sound good but at some condition, it becomes necessary to reset your device, as resetting the device actually wipes your personal information and clear all the data. At some moments like selling your device or having some major technical issues, it is necessary to do reset of the device. Get more of the information about iPhone 7 Factory Reset from the below.

iPhone 7 Soft, Hard Reset

Hard Reset iPhone 7 Using iTunes

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iPhone 7 Hard Reset, Soft Reset Options

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iPhone 7 Hard Reset

There two types of the resets, one is soft reset and another is hard reset.

Soft Reset: In the soft reset you need to do simple task which is as follow:

  • You need to just press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons simultaneously for at least 10 seconds,
  • Keep pressing until you see the Apple logo. You can let go of both buttons after the Apple logo appears.
  • Your phone will go through the usual process of starting up.
  • You’ll be back to your home screen.

To erase your iPhone tap Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings

Hard Reset: Hard reset is something different and quite complex one. In the hard reset, there are two methods used. One is directly from the iPhone (for any generation) and another one is using of iTunes on your desktop/Notebook.

Note: As factory reset is deleting all your information and data so it is very necessary to take the backup of all your data before you perform a factory reset.

The best way to backup your data is through Settings > General > Storage & iCloud > Manage Storage > Backups

Apple iPhone 7 Hard Reset Using iTunes

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Apple iPhone 7 Hard Reset Using iTunes

Some of the steps that you can follow for performing factory reset using iTunes.

Prepare your iPhone for restoration:

  • First of all, you need to check for the iTunes menu which is located on the left side of the main toolbar.
  • Select check for updates from the drop down menu and make sure you have latest version of iTunes. (if you do not have latest one then you need to download it)
  • Now, connect your iPhone to the PC or laptop via USB and click on Gray Back Up Now Button (Backing up your device is important)

Restore your iPhone:

  • Now after completing the backup process, you need to click gray Restore iPhone button.
  • Click on the restore button in the resulting pop-up window to confirm your decision
  • Click on the agree option to make an agreement of license and begin downloading the necessary iOS software file before restoring.

Ensure the phone was restored:

  • Now you need to check and make sure that your device has been restored to its original factory settings.
  • Once again there will be presentation of the iOS Setup Assistant upon startup, from which you can then restore your phone from a backup or continue the process as if you were setting it up anew

iPhone 7 Reset Using Smartphone (Any Generation)

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iPhone 7 Reset Using Smartphone

Some of the steps that you can follow for performing factory reset using Smartphone:

Prepare your iPhone for restoration:

  • Connect your iPhone to the PC or the laptop via USB cable
  • Click on the gray Back Up Now button when you will see summary tab for your given device in iTunes.
  • Use iCloud to backup the device you Apple’s remote servers.

Access the Reset Menu:

  • Just tap the main setting icon when you are viewing the home screen
  • Now select the general on the resulting menu and tap the reset button at the bottom of the next page.

Reset your iPhone:

  • Now tap the blue Erase All Content and Settings option near the top,
  • This is followed by the red Erase iPhone option in the resulting pop-up window to confirm your decision

Ensure the phone was restored:

  • Once the restoration process is complete you need to check to ensure your phone has been restored to its original factory settings.
  • If done correctly, you’ll once again be presented with the iOS Setup Assistant upon startup, from which you can then restore your phone from a backup or continue the process as if you were setting it up anew

iPhone 7 Hard Factory Reset

In the final words, we hope that all the iPhone 7 hard and soft reset procedure given by us is useful for you. We suggest using iPhone 7 hard reset at the time of necessity only. You can use any of the iPhone IOS 10 Factory Reset processes as per your choice. If you have any query or like to share your views then we welcome them in our comment section as below. Keep in touch with us for the more informations.

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