How to Factory Reset iPhone 12 and Back to Default Setting

All people must have already had a smartphone like iPhone. That is because iPhone offers them many features and apps. However, even though it is a smartphone, sometimes, iPhone could also be an error. If it happens, you have to reset your phone. Then, the question of how to factory reset iPhone 12 must be a famous question among the people especially the iPhone 12 users. Well, this article will explain more about this topic. Let’s check it out below!

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Steps to Factory Reset iPhone 12, 12 Max and 12 Max Pro

If you cannot understand how to factory reset iPhone 12, it is a must for you to read this article. Therefore, you will have known the steps to do it. Here are the ways of resetting iPhone using hard reset.

  • Switch on the device

Before switching on the device, if you found your phone is an error, let you force to restart your iPhone. Press and hold both the home button and the power button at the same time until you see the Apple logo. After that, try to switch on the phone. Press and hold down the power key for a moment. Then, go to the Home Screen for doing the next step.


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  • Go to the Setting

You should go to the Setting and click General. Then, select Reset and choose to Erase All Content and Settings. After that, you will see the warning. You need to confirm it to continue the process of resetting the device. If you are not sure to reboot the phone, then, let you press the cancel button.

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  • Enter the Passcode

All iPhone 12 must be different; you may and may not enter the passcode. Of course, this will depend on you, whether or not you make your phone private. If you are being asked to insert the passcode, you just need to type it. Accept all info, and finally, it finishes. You have to wait for the resetting process, though. Sometimes it requires 20 minutes to 1 hour.

Other Ways to Reset Your Apple iPhone 12

There are different ways of how to factory reset iPhone 12 on which this article is going to discuss. Let’s read it in these following details.

  • iTunes

Have you ever heard iTunes app? Well, you must have, right? It is because iTunes is such a lovely app which people use most. To use iTunes to reset your phone, you should connect it to the PC. Open iTunes, choose Restore Button and click Restore iPhone. Your iTunes, then, will prepare and download the software. To finish it, tap Set up as a new iPhone.

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  • iCloud

Well, iCloud is pretty similar to the iTunes. Do not forget to back up your data and file, though.

  • On your iOS go to Settings > General > Software Update. If a newer version of iOS is available, follow the onscreen instructions to download and install it.
  • Make sure you have a recent backup to restore from. Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Manage Storage > Backups. Then tap a device listed under Backups to see the date and size of its latest backup.
  • Go to Settings > General > Reset, then tap Erase All Content and Settings.
  • On the Apps & Data screen, tap Restore from iCloud Backup, then sign in with your Apple ID.
  • Proceed to “Choose backup,” then choose from a list of available backups in iCloud.

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  • Recovery Mode

Connect your device with the computer. Then, switch off the phone. Press and hold the power button for a while; it is about 3 seconds. After that, press and hold both Volume Down and Power button. Tap the power button again. If there is Recovery Mode notification, click ok. Accept all the alerts and wait for the process ends.

Finally, that’s all about how to factory reset iPhone 12. Hopefully; it will be helpful info to anyone who exactly needs this reference

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