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How to Restore Your iPhone to Factory Settings Using iTunes [Windows]

How to Restore Your iPhone to Factory Settings Using iTunes [Windows]

Posted September 25, 2014 at 2:38am · 9 comments · Add Comment
wesdaey - March 3, 2016 at 6:53am
Thanks for your sharing, this is the useful way for us to restore iPhone to factory settings. However, if you want to recover data from your previous iTunes backup file, you can choose FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery to scan your iTunes backups and then you can save those data to your computer.
Wesli - August 24, 2015 at 1:22am
It says it may take a while. When i try to restore to factory. It says its gonna take 20 hours!
brucecree - December 20, 2014 at 7:30am
This doesn't work. It tries to update when you click restore. When it's almost done updating a message pops up saying it can't restore without the password......if I remembered the password I wouldn't be restoring it to factory setting. I've searched for hours on the internet and there IS NO FIX or bypass for this. apple can suck it
GenderBender - September 25, 2014 at 7:30am
Anyone know how to restore Steve?
dnewayz - September 25, 2014 at 4:21am
In step 12: you can also restore from an iCloud backup if you restore for the iPhone and not iTunes.
dnewayz - September 25, 2014 at 4:23am
I meant restore from the iPhone and not for the iPhone. :)
dnewayz1 - September 25, 2014 at 4:36am
But restore from the second option not first then hold shift.
Andrew - September 25, 2014 at 3:43am
If you just hold Shift and choose update instead restore, it would be much quicker process which wouldn't delete all the data and you don't have to restore your phone from the backup after your phone is restored to previous firmware
Lees - September 27, 2014 at 7:54am
That wouldn't be restoring your iPhone to factory settings.
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