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Apple iPhone 5 (iOS6)

Apple iPhone 5 (iOS6)

Restore factory default settings

When you restore the factory default settings, all personal settings are reset. Follow these instructions to restore the factory default settings.


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.
2a - Restore settings only
  • Press Reset All Settings.
  • Press Reset All Settings.
  • 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.
2b - Restore settings and data
  • Press Erase All Content and Settings.
  • Press Erase iPhone.
  • 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 reactivate your phone. Click here for information on how to activate your phone.