Apple iPad mini

Apple iPad mini

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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.

Step 1 of 13

Find "Reset"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 13

Find "Reset"

Press General.

Step 3 of 13

Find "Reset"

Press Reset.

Step 4 of 13

Select option

Select one of the following options:

Step 5 of 13

Select option

Restore settings only, go to 2a.

Step 6 of 13

Select option

Restore settings and data, go to 2b.

Step 7 of 13

2a - Restore settings only

Press Reset All Settings.

If you select Reset All Settings, all device settings are reset but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.
Step 8 of 13

2a - Restore settings only

Press Reset.

If you select Reset All Settings, all device settings are reset but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.
Step 9 of 13

2a - Restore settings only

Press Reset.

If you select Reset All Settings, all device settings are reset but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.
Step 10 of 13

2a - Restore settings only

Your device is restarted.

If you select Reset All Settings, all device settings are reset but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.
Step 11 of 13

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 reactivate your device. Click here for information on how to activate your device.
Step 12 of 13

2b - Restore settings and data

Press Erase.

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 device. Click here for information on how to activate your device.
Step 13 of 13

2b - Restore settings and data

Press Erase 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 device. Click here for information on how to activate your device.

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.

3. 2a - Restore settings only

Press Reset All Settings.
If you select Reset All Settings, all device settings are reset but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.
Press Reset.
If you select Reset All Settings, all device settings are reset but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.
Press Reset.
If you select Reset All Settings, all device settings are reset but contacts, audio files, video clips and appointments aren't affected.
Your device is restarted.
If you select Reset All Settings, all device settings are reset 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 reactivate your device. Click here for information on how to activate your device.
Press Erase.
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 device. Click here for information on how to activate your device.
Press Erase 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 device. Click here for information on how to activate your device.

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