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How to Wipe Private Data on iPhone before Selling

From the news talking about that the information stored in your phone manually deleted, even though the factory settings, it can easily be recovered after you selling the old iPhone to someone. Upon this news broadcast on TV, many iPhone users have expressed concern about the discussion and doubt about that if the iPhone can’t be resell to someone, just can be lay in home?

According to experts, to restore the factory settings is to put the phone to delete files in the partition, re-partition formatting, copy the data come in.But theoretically, the deleted data can be restored indeed. As long as there is sufficient time to analyze it, all the data can be presented.

How can we prevent the iPhone from being maliciously deleted data restore? How to wipe private data without restoring on iPhone before selling it? This is an issue problem we are very concerned about.

Note:Before you wipe your iPhone data thoroughly,you need to make sure you have backed up of your iPhone. Too many iPhone users forget to back up the data on iPhone and then they wipe the data on the old iPhone and cant transfer the data to the new iPhone.What a picnic!This amazing tool can help you lose a lot of trouble.

iPhone Data Transfer is a professional data transfer tool for iPhone user to directly transfer data between iPhone, and import/export/edit/delete your personal data from iPhone on computer. You can backup your iPhone data to PC with ease.

Download a Windows or Mac version here according to your need, just try for free.

Part 1:How to Backup Data from iPhone to Computer before selling?

Step 1:Install and launch the iPhone Data Transfer on your computer, then connect your iPhone to PC with the USB cable.

Step 2:Transfer the selected data from iPhone to PC/iTunes

When your iPhone is detected, click “To iTunes” in the primary window to let the program transfer your music,photos, videos, contacts, text messages, etc. to iTunes with a click. Or you can tap the data type you want in the left column to view the detail content on the right panel, then choose those what you want, click “Export to” and choose the saved path to backup to your PC.

The Second Backup Tool – Mobile Transfer

Mobile Transfer not only enables you transfer data between iPhone, Android and Symbian device,but also can help you backup and restore iPhone data on computer.
Read more: How to backup iPhone data with the Mobile Transfer

After you finishing the steps to backed up your data on iPhone,you now can wipe private data on iPhone before selling it.iPhone Data Eraser data over the old ones so as to delete iPhone data permanently. The kinds of iDevice that it supports include iPhone 6s/6/SE/5s/5c/5 and so forth. You can erase several types of files-messages, call history, contacts,etc.

Permanently Erase All Personal Data on iPhone Before Resale

Method 1: Factory Reset Your iPhone to Wipe Data(100% Recovery Rate)

Use the steps below to restore your device to factory settings and remove all settings and information. Depending on your device, it can take a few minutes to completely erase your data.Erase your iPhone,You might need to enter your passcode and Apple ID password before you erase all content and settings.

Step 1:Tap Settings》Tap General

Step 2:Erase All Content and Settings

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Jeopard : However, this method is not in high standard terminology security because the data can be restore by using iPhone Data Recovery. If you really care about your personal information, you should make sure the data no chance to be recovered when you sell the device to someone.

Method 2: Permanently Erase Private Data on iPhone Without Restored

To permanently erase private data your iPhone, the most reliable method is to use The iPhone Data Eraser, which is designed for iPhone users to clear all data, including text messages, imessags, whatsapp messages,contacts, account information, passwords, text messages, photos , video, and so on. After using this eraser tool to wipe your iPhone private data, you can find out anything with any data recovery software.

Step 1 Install iPhone Data Eraser on computer

Download the file from below download link and double-click the file to begin installation process. There is a built-in wizard guiding you through the entire process. After that, the software will be opened automatically and a shortcut will display on computer desktop.

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Step 2 Connect iPhone to a PC and Select Right Erasing Option

Plug the iPhone to computer via USB cable. The program will detect the device once it was well connected. Then you can proceed to the next step. However, if the program can’t detect the device, please make sure iPhone USB driver and iTunes are installed properly on the computer.

Erase Private Data on iPhone,iPad Permanently

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Erase Deleted Files on iPhone

erase private data on iPhone before selling

Note: The program offers 4 erasing option for your different demands: “EXPRESS CLEANUP”, “ERASE PRIVATE Data“, “ERASE DELETED FILES” and “ERASE ALL DATA”. You can select the appropriate option and give it a try. As we want to erase everything stored on the iPhone, so the first method is preferred in this case. Select Erase All Data from the sidebar, which leads to the next step.

Step 3 Start Analyzing and Scanning the Data on Your iPhone.

In this step, it will automatically analyze and scan all your deleted files in your iPhone device; generally it takes few minutes to complete the process depending on the file. After scanning – select the deleted data to view detailed information on the file.

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Step 4 Preview and Select the Data You Want to Erase

After scanning, all deleted data will be scanned out and presented as details, by default, all files will be selected. Unselect the files you wish to keep.

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Step 5 Start Erasing Everything on iPhone

Input ‘delete ‘ and click Start Button to confirm that you are going to erase all the data on the iPhone. Then the program starts erasing apps, music, videos, photo, contacts, SMS and other files stored on the device. It only takes a few minutes to complete the task.

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The iPhone Data Eraser supports up to 28 types of file, such as contacts,photos,text messages,Safari Bookmarks, and so forth. Sincerely hope that it can help you with this kind of difficulty.It’s a magic iPhone eraser in the whole world!You can just try to download it and you must feel amazing after using it!

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