Apple iPhone 4S iOS 7

Apple iPhone 4S

Restore factory default settings - Apple iPhone 4S iOS 7

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If your phone gets slow or doesn't work as it usually does, it may help to restore the factory default settings. All settings and configurations you've made on your phone are deleted.

Step 1 of 10

Find "Reset"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 10

Find "Reset"

Press General.

Step 3 of 10

Find "Reset"

Press Reset.

Apple iPhone 4S iOS 7
Step 4 of 10

Select option

Select one of the following options:
Restore settings only, go to 2a.
Restore settings and data, go to 2b.

Step 5 of 10

2a - Restore settings only

Press Reset All Settings.

If you select Reset All Settings, all phone settings are restored but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.
Step 6 of 10

2a - Restore settings only

Press Reset All Settings.

If you select Reset All Settings, all phone settings are restored but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.
Step 7 of 10

2a - Restore settings only

Press Reset All Settings.
Your phone is restarted.

If you select Reset All Settings, all phone settings are restored but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.
Step 8 of 10

2b - Restore settings and data

Press Erase All Content and Settings.

If you select Erase All Content and Settings, settings, contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments are deleted. When you've restored settings and data, you need to activate your phone.
Step 9 of 10

2b - Restore settings and data

Press Erase iPhone.

If you select Erase All Content and Settings, settings, contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments are deleted. When you've restored settings and data, you need to activate your phone.
Step 10 of 10

2b - Restore settings and data

Press Erase iPhone to confirm.

If you select Erase All Content and Settings, settings, contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments are deleted. When you've restored settings and data, you need to activate your phone.

1. Find "Reset"

Press Settings.
Press General.
Press Reset.

2. Select option

Select one of the following options:
Restore settings only, go to 2a.
Restore settings and data, go to 2b.
Apple iPhone 4S iOS 7

3. 2a - Restore settings only

Press Reset All Settings.
If you select Reset All Settings, all phone settings are restored but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.
Press Reset All Settings.
If you select Reset All Settings, all phone settings are restored but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.
Press Reset All Settings.
Your phone is restarted.
If you select Reset All Settings, all phone settings are restored but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.

4. 2b - Restore settings and data

Press Erase All Content and Settings.
If you select Erase All Content and Settings, settings, contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments are deleted. When you've restored settings and data, you need to activate your phone.
Press Erase iPhone.
If you select Erase All Content and Settings, settings, contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments are deleted. When you've restored settings and data, you need to activate your phone.
Press Erase iPhone to confirm.
If you select Erase All Content and Settings, settings, contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments are deleted. When you've restored settings and data, you need to activate your phone.
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