Reset To Factory Settings

Aug 20, 2010

I just bought a ipad on ebay and I want to reset the ipad to factory settings just like you just opened from the brand new box. Can I delete the whole thing and reload the OS?

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Sep 29, 2012

How can I reset iPad3 to factory settings? What is the procedure for doing it?

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Apr 30, 2012

How can I reset my iPad back to factory settings and start over like it is new?

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May 15, 2012

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Reset It To Factory Settings Without Knowing Passcode?

May 3, 2012

We laid off an employee but don't have his passcode to reset the ipad to it's factory settings.Is there anyway I can do this? I tried following the directions I found:

If you dont know the passcode to go into the ipad and reset it, you simply need to connect the iPad to iTunes.

Connect your iPad to the USB port on your computer, open iTunes and on the left side of the panel will appear a category for Devices... select the iPad. The summary window will have the information on the iPad and below that the choice for Restore. Select Restore, and you will have to do some confirming usually, and the system will go to work restoring the iPad to the factory settings.

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Reset IPad 1 Back To Factory Settings?

May 26, 2012

I never use my iPad and have decided to sell it. I was wondering what is the best way to reset it to the factory settings? Thru iTunes or just straight from the iPad itself?

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Network Reset Not Resetting To Factory Settings

Apr 14, 2012

I had to reset my wireless router and I know all the settings are correct including the password. My iPad recognizes this router but will not accept the password.

So I went to Settings>General>Network and touched the command to reset the network back to factory specs. I tried this twice but the network will not go away so that I can reenter the network

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IPad 2 :: How To Reset To Factory Settings Without Apple ID

Sep 3, 2014

I work at an elementary school and we have iPads for the students, however, a staff member who no longer works here set up the iPads using an unknown Apple ID. Is there a way to factory reset the iPads without having to re-enter the Apple ID after restoring it?

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Reset It Back To The Factory Settings To Sync It With My Itunes

Mar 8, 2011

I'm buying a used one and just wanted to make sure that I will need to reset it back to the factory settings to sync it with my itunes like an ipod. Which means that I won't be able to use any apps that are on it from the past user, correct? He also said that I could use the rest of the month of 3G that he had. Can I do that without his password and will I be able to prepay using that sim card on my own account in the future?

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Reset Wi Fi To Factory Settings - Unable To Connect To Via Wifi

May 27, 2012

After being unable to connect to via wi fi fora few hours here and there i eventually reset to factory settings as advised in troubleshooting. now of course I dont know the settings to put in.

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Wifi Stopped Working - Downloaded Latest Operating System - Reset To Factory Settings And Restored All To No Avail

May 21, 2012

My wi-fi stopped working about three weeks ago. I have downloaded the latest operating system, reset to factory settings and restored all to no avail.

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Jun 10, 2012

I bought some apps and downloaded some free one, but they are not showing up on my iPad after I connect it to my pc. This sis the first time this problem has occurred. In the past, the apps were put on the iPad as soon as i connected it.

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Factory Reset Option ?

Apr 17, 2012

I recently bought an ipad that was a demo in a store. I didn't think it would be a problem because I would just factory reset it to the normal setting. However, there is no factory reset option for me to chose. I am going through the settings - general - and scrolling to the bottom but there is not a reset option. Also... I downloaded new apps and I cannot get them to delete by holding them for ten seconds.... I currently own an Ipod touch which I thought would be similar but apparently not

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IPad 4 :: Factory Reset Itself?

Nov 10, 2013

Last night I picked up my iPad and was greeted with the set up screen. This is after using the iPad all day without any issues.

I am running the latest version of iOS 7 and have never had this issue with any iOS device.

I restored from backup but wanted to know if this is a hardware or software?

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Aug 23, 2014

How can I do a factory reset on my I Pad?

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Apr 15, 2010

How to I reset the iPad back to factory default without wiping out my apps/info in iTunes? I plan to sell the iPad and get the 3G version when it comes out. So, I want to keep all the stuff in iTunes to sync to the new iPad when I get it, but I want to wipe my current iPad.

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Turns To Factory Reset After Restart?

Sep 9, 2010

Here is the scenario...

1.) The iPad will work perfectly for several days.
2.) Then it will no longer detect wifi networks at all. It simply says "No networks found". (This is not an issue with the wifi network itself)
3.) Power the iPad off and then back on normally.
4.) The iPad has now been factory reset and must be completely setup again.

Nothing atypical is on the iPad as far as applications going. And this scenario has happened multiple times.

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My IPad Has Factory Reset Twice In 2 Days

Jul 4, 2012

Is it possible using only by holding down a combination of the external buttons or is it a fault?

I believe the kids because it happened this morning whilst only the youngest (2) was only able to touch it. It has a passcode which she doen't know (or comprehend, if it's not Peppa Pig she isn't interested!) so I assume she was just touching the the top and side (volume) buttons, maybe the 'Home' button also, but definitely hadn't turned it 'on' and able to go into the settings.

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Hacking :: Factory Reset And Rejailbreak?

Apr 5, 2013

If I factory reset my ipad on 6.1.2. I can simply rejailbreak correct?

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IPad 2 :: With IOS 8 Flashing On And Off - How To Factory Reset

Dec 4, 2014

I got a brand new ipad2 yesterday for my birthday! The apps were closing themselves out before even opening. I read about this online and it said to do an update. I did the update, but it failed. My wifi was secure but still didn't work. Next thing I know my ipad2 is now flashing on and off. I can't turn it off. I tried the reset by the sleep button and the home button. Next I tried to do a factory reset through icloud but it says that I must first turn off find my ipad feature. I did that, but it's still telling me I need to turn it off.

1. Resetting my ipad so it'll turn on ...
2. Updating to the best or most current ios version ...
3. Make sure that my apps will open ...

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IPad 2 :: Will Not Reactivate After Factory Reset

Dec 10, 2014

Did a factory reset. Now it will not reactivate.

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Unable To Reset Back To Factory Setting

Jun 7, 2010

Two days ago, I turned on my iPad to play a little GodFinger. I found that the "Connect to laptop" starting screen was on. I figured this was some way Apple had of forcing customers to take an update for security reasons or some such. Imagine when I found out that this was a spontaneous hard factory reset.I have to take a sync from 6 weeks ago and reset from there. I'm furious.I cannot believe that I'm alone with this symptom. Has anyone else suffered this?

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IPad 2 :: Passcode To Allow Permission To Factory Reset

Dec 8, 2014

I Am trying to perform a factory reset so i can sell the ipad. I am being asked for a password to do so. I cant remeber the code. Is there a way to reset?

iPad 2, iOS 8.1.1

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IPad 2 :: Factory Reset - Delete Old Apple ID

Aug 19, 2014

I'm trying to factory reset my ipad 2 but an old appleid keeps popping up for me to confirm the password before erasing.  I changed my email on the appid years ago and don't have access to that account.  how can I clear it.

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IPad :: Factory Reset Requires Passcode

Sep 10, 2014

I have an Ipad which has been reset to factory settings but now it is asking for a passcode. I have never given it a code since the resent. How can I work out how to deal with this?


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DATA PLAN It I Jail Break Or Factory After Reset

Jun 2, 2010

i might sign-up for the 3G plan just so i can get in before the unlimited plan thing is question is.... if later for some reason i am factory restoring my IPAD or jail breaking it and needs to flash and rewrite every thing back .. am i losing on my ipad plan? do i need to resign-up for the plan?

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General :: Can Reset Everything To Factory Defaults And Start Over With New Passwords

Aug 12, 2013

I won't go into ALL of the details. Is there a way I can reset everyting to the factory defaults and start over with new passwords etc?

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IPad :: Can't Remove U2 Album - Even After Reset To Factory Default

Sep 12, 2014

I noticed today that I got the U2 album download on my iPad.  Ok, I didn't have auto downloads turned off.  However, this is a bear to get rid off.

The U2 album does NOT show up on my Mac iTunes, it does not show up in my apple account so there is no way to hide it.

it only shows up on my iPad. (I didn't bother to check my iPhone but i am sure it is there too).

I have been reading through all these forums but there seems nothing I can do.  I just reset the iPad to factory setting and reloaded everything.

I still have the U2 album showing up as being purchased and ready to be downloaded from the cloud.

On the iPad reset I did not enable iCloud and I will not. 

I simply can't believe that Apple did this - it is almost like having a virus on the system.  I hope they come up with a fix to remove this from those that did not request it.  I am disabling iCloud from all my devices due to this. 

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IPad :: Forced A Factory Reset For No Apparent Reason

Jun 28, 2014

I Woke up this morning and couldn't access my iPad. It will only allow me to connect to iTunes to restore factory settings,. I have no issues until now and don't understand why this has been forced upon me? i.e. Wipe all my data overnight??

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