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How to Reset iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus to Factory Settings

How to Reset iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus to Factory Settings

How to Reset iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus to Factory Settings
How to Reset iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus to Factory Settings - Learn How to reset iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in factory reset, hard reset, soft reset, master reset to delete all data/settings and restart.

How to Reset iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus to Factory Settings

Sometimes you’re experiencing major software errors that you haven’t been able to fix, forgot pascode, or are looking to sell your old iPhone after you’ve upgraded with a new iPhone, you need to erase all data in your iPhone 8, so keep reading our guide and tutorial!

Reset iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
How to Reset iPhone 8

Both of Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, it’s important to know how to reset the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in case you have any problems with the smartphone. What are they and how to reset? Here to know more:
  1. Factory Reset
  2. Hard Reset
  3. Soft Reset
  4. Master Reset
  5. Restart

Factory Reset iPhone 8

A factory reset erases the information and settings on your iPhone.

When you go to factory reset Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, it allows the smartphone to get a fresh start. No matter the reason you need to factory restart your iPhone, we’ll be explain below how to factory reset an iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

It’s important to know that before you go to factory reset an Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, that it’s recommended to back up all files to reduce the risk of losing any important data. The best way you can back up data in these iPhone 8 guide by going to Settings > General > Storage & iCloud > Manage Storage > Backups. For the rest of your files you can use a iOS 11 backup app or service.

How to Factory Reset Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
Factory Reset iPhone 8

If you find that the touchscreen is unresponsive on your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, you still factory reset with this instructions:

1. Turn on your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus.

2. Go to Settings and select on General.

3. Browse and tap on Reset.

4. Enter your Apple ID and Apple ID password.

5. Now the process to reset your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus should take a few minutes.

6. Once reset, you’ll see the welcome screen asking you to swipe to continue.

7. Make sure that everything important has been backed up and then at the bottom of the screen select

8. Reset device. On the next screen, select Delete all and wait for the process to complete and the phone to reboot.


Hard Reset iPhone 8

Learn how to master reset the Apple iPhone 8 using hardware keys. Before doing a full hard reset you might want to restart your phone (sometimes called a soft reset), as that’s a less drastic way of troubleshooting any software issues that you might be having.

Warning before begin, this will erase ALL of your personal data, so be sure to backup your iPhone before performing the reset. That includes contacts, photos, and passwords. These steps will work no matter which iPhone you need to reset. The Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, and iPhone 5 all require the same series of steps.

Manually Hard Reset iPhone 8
  • Press and hold the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons at the same time. Don't release when you see the Apple logo. Keep holding both buttons until you see the recovery mode screen. When you see the option to reset, choose Reset.
Soft Reset iPhone 8

You can follow these steps to learn how to soft reset your iPhone 8:

1 Go to Settings

If you’re having trouble finding your “Settings” you can search your phone for it. Swipe down on your unlocked phone and enter “Settings” in the search box.

2 Tap on General

The “General” link is right above the “Display & Brightness” setting and right underneath the “Do Not Disturb” setting. Keep your eye out for the gear icon.

3 Select Reset

You’ll have to scroll down to the bottom of your iPhone’s “General” settings to find this.

4 Choose Erase All Content and Settings from the list of options

Remember, this will remove your personal info (contacts, photos, etc.) and your settings. Back up your data before you factory reset your iPhone.


Master Reset

A master reset restores the original factory settings and may delete your personal data on the internal storage, such as downloads, ringtones, images, apps, contacts, and Visual Voicemail. It does not delete data stored on the SIM card or SD card.

Master reset from settings menu

A master reset restores the original factory settings and may delete your personal data on the internal storage, such as downloads, ringtones, images, apps, contacts, and Visual Voicemail. It does not delete data stored on the SIM card or SD card.

From the Home screen, tap Settings > General > Reset.

Tap desired option:
  • Reset All Settings
  • Erase All Content and Settings

Use this option for master reset.
  • Reset Network Settings
  • Reset Keyboard Dictionary
  • Reset Home Screen Layout
  • Reset Location & Privacy
  • Type in the device password if prompted.
  • Confirm selection.

There are multiple ways to reset your device if you are experiencing issues. The first step is to power cycle your device. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the red slider appears, then touch and drag the slider from left to right.


Soft Reset iPhone 8

If a power cycle does not resolve your issue, you may need to perform a soft reset reset.
  1. Select General.
  2. Scroll to and select Reset.
  3. Select Erase all Content and Settings to reset device.
  4. Select Erase iPhone.
  5. Your iPhone will ask if you are sure you want to continue. Select Erase iPhone again.

Restart iPhone 8

If your iPhone 8 got problems become unresponsive, you may need to restart iPhone 8

How to restart?

To Restart iPhone 8:
  1. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button iPhone 8 until the slider appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn your device completely off.
  3. After the device turns off, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button again until you see the Apple logo.

How to force restart iPhone 8?

If your iPhone not responding, you should force restart as a last resort, and only . Follow these steps to force restart your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus:
  • Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons for at least ten seconds, until you see the Apple logo.
You can also perform a factory device reset. To reset the device, from the home screen select Settings.

This feature resets all settings to their defaults and erases all data stored on iPhone, including your Contacts, Messages, and Music. iPhone cannot be used while data is being erased instantly and securely erase all data, and then restore settings to their factory defaults. After iPhone reboots, it will display the "Connect to iTunes" screen. If you have backed up your device to iTunes or iCloud, you may be able to restore personal data back to iPhone, if desired. Wi-Fi or a wireless data connection is required to setup iPhone 8 after a reset.

If you can't reset iPhone 8 in recovery mode, or you can't use recovery mode because of broken or stuck buttons, contact Apple Support.
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