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Summary: Before selling your old iPhone and buy a new iPhone 7/6S(Plus)/6(Plus), you should delete personal data on old device before selling. How to permanently erase iPhone contacts, photos with irrecoverable? In this article you can backup your important files from iPhone to PC and then permanently wipe iPhone data without restore.

Attention please!Selling the Old iPhone may expose your privacy data especially contacts, photos from iPhone,the deleted data can also be recovered!

“My mom uses me old iPhone , if I sold it I fear the iPhone message will be leaked. And the old iPhone models are outdated, can not be sell too much money, I think keep it at home would be more safety . “-Miss Lee said, her friends had sell an old iPhone, then her friends received a fraud text messages.

How can we prevent the iPhone from being maliciously deleted data restoring? This is an issue problem we are very concerned about. “Now we use smart phones are generally comes with memory, data can not be removed along with the SD card.”, A mobile phone repair shop technician Mr Yang introduced, you can then download some movies, songs and APP program,filled memory after formatting or restore factory settings, which can increase the difficulty of data recovery. In addition, even if you use the iPhone, you must delete iCloud cloud account before selling. Mr Yang also said that for the old phone must be handled carefully to avoid loss of privacy, to personal and property safety and security.

Before selling your old iPhone 6/5s/5/4s/4 and buy a new iPhone,you must delete personal data on old iPhone before selling it.How to Permanently Delete iPhone contacts, photos before Selling and can’t be recovered?Here You can focus the iPhone Data Eraser tool,Which can help you to easily delete all data like photos, videos, contacts, messages, and other personal information from your iPhone before selling and no one can recover any data from it with any recovery software.Now, follow the article and you can wipe all data from iPhone permanently.

Tips:You need to Backup your old iPhone data first.You can use iTunes or iCloud to backup the data on your old iPhone, or directly back up the data with Mobile Phone Data Transfer Software.

Part 1: Back up your precious photos,contacts on iPhone

1)Backup via iCloud
To backup iPhone data via iCloud do the following:

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Go to Settings > iCloud use icloud to backup iPhone settings before ios upgrade
Tap “Storage & Backup” at the bottom iPhone icloud settings storage and backup
Next tap “Backup Up Now” and stand-by until the iPhone data is backed up to your iCloud account backup iPhone via icloud

2)Backup via iTunes
If you have not set up an iCloud account, you can also backup the iPhone via iTunes on the computer.


WARNING: To avoid “Automatic synchronization” of your iPhone by iTunes click and keep the Shift and Ctrl keys pressed while you open iTunes.

To backup iPhone data via iTunes, open iTunes and connect your iPhone. Once it appears in the main program window, right click and select “Back Up”.

3)Backup via The Mobile Transfer

Mobile Transfer allows you back up iPhone data to computer quickly and safely; erase all data on mobile phone permanently.It even allows you transfer contacts, text messages, call logs, photos, music, videos and so on between iPhone, Android, Nokia (Symbian) in just one click!

The steps to Backup iPhone data via The Mobile Transfer:

Step 1. Run the Mobile Transfer on Computer

After installation, run the program on your computer and take out your USB cable to connect iPhone with PC.

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Step 2. Backup Your iPhone Data

Select the Backup option in the primary interface to enter the Backup Mode. As soon as you check all the file that you want to backup, click “Start Copy”, and the Mobile Transfer will automatically back up the selected contents on your iPhone to the computer.

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After all these steps, you have exported all your photos,contacts and other files on the iPhone to your computer. So you can wipe iPhone data permanently before selling it with no hesitation. If you have no idea about how to do it, please keep going to look the article and learn the detailed guide.

Part 2: Permanently Wipe iPhone Contacts&Photos before Selling

iPhone Data Eraser-One click to erase personal data with nothing recoverable permanently

With the rapid growth of technology, those deleted files from iDevice can be found by some powerful programs, say, iPhone Data Recovery. However, people can always find a way to cope with it. iPhone Data Eraser is available on market now to help you out. It offers you an effective way to wipe data on your iPhone 7/6S/6/5S/5/4S/4/3GS permanently without restoring (Contacts, Messgaes & iMessage, Call Logs & Facetime, Calendar & Reminders, Notes, Voice Memos, Safari Bookmark, and Photos) so that others cannot trace your private information.

Step 1. Run iPhone Data eraser tool and Connect your iPhone with your computer

Download and install iPhone Data eraser on your computer,Launch it and connect your computer with your iPhone via the USB cable.If the connection is successful, your iPhone will appear in the software interface, as shown below.

clean all Photos from iPhone before Selling

Step 2. Click “Erase All Data”Mode

In the software interface on the left, there are six delete mode, where you need to click ‘Erase All Data’.This deletion mode allow you to wipe all data, like Messages, Call History,Notes, Voice Memos, Safari Bookmarks, Photos, Videos, and more on your iPhone.

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Choose the security level to erase all the data on your iPhone

Step 3. Set Your iPhone as A New One

remove iphone contacts and photos data without recovery

Deletion process may take you some time, patience, mobile phones to stay connected with the computer.

Part 3: Another Solution to Permanently Delete iPhone Contacts and Photos

iPhone Data Recovery is your another choice to erase iPhone contacts&photos without restoring. With the program, you can selectively delete iPhone data or you can also clean everything on iPhone with one click. On the other hand, the program supports to retrieve deleted contacts, photos and other files from iPhone after accidentally deletion, restoring to factory setting, formatting, upgrading, etc.

Step 1. Launch the Program on PC

After you have successfully installed the program, run it and select “iOS Private Data Eraser” option from “More Tools”.

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Step 2. Scan the Private Data on Your iPhone

Now, connect your iPhone device to your computer and click “Start Scan” to enter the scanning process.

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Step 3. Select Data to Delete from iPhone

As a result, all private data will be found and listed on the left. You can select “Contacts” , “Photos” then click the “Erase from the Device” button.

permanently delete contacts and photos from iphone

Please note that if you have successfully erased contacts and photos from iPhone, you can not recover them by any data recovery software. So you need to confirm your operation in case you erased wrong data. Just enter “delete” to then click “Erase now” to confirm it.

permanently delete contacts and photos from iphone

Your contacts and photos are deleting by the program.

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If your contacts and photos erasing provess is complete and you will see “Erase Completed” message on the screen.

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Both iPhone Data Eraser and iPhone Data Recovery support erase all data on iPhone permanently,even some professional iPhone data recovery software is not able recover them.They can help you permanently erase content from your iPhone 7/6s/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4 easily,it supports erase all iPhone data, including photos ,Contacts, Text Message, Call History, Calendar, Email, Reminder, iTunes DB, App (and generated data), System setting, Apple ID, Video, Voice memo, Keyboard Cache, Safari Bookmark, Passbook, and more.What’s more, they work well with iPad and iPod,as well.

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