Restore iPhone and iPad like new or clean install iPhone & iOS

Learn how to setup clean restore iPhone and iPad running on iOS 12, iOS 11,10, 9, 8. Clean up iPhone then restore old backup or do new setup using iTunes.

Clean iPhone and iPad should be final stage and Option for all iOS users to make your device like new. After that, you can freely sell or Trade-in your Device or Hand over to unknown for repair and use. Once we clean follow clean install we have two options, which people case choose depends on use or requirements. This trick is very useful on fix internal problem by clean install then Restore iPhone and iPad.

Restore after Erase iPhone/ iPad: Restore required old backup that’s should be latest. You will get photos, Videos, Apps or Settings and Other important data. Backup we can restore from iCloud or iTunes. I recommended iTunes because it’s very fast and more users friendly. No worry about how much your backup was.

Note: Restore iPhone/ iPad using iCloud before Erase, Upgrade iCloud storage then start the backup.

Setup Like new after Erase: Once you erase all data from the device, Very easy to start iPhone/ iPad like new. (Skip Restore from iCloud) Follow the on-screen instruction.

This tip helps for iPhone models – iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5 and iPad – iPad Air, iPad Mini and iPad Pro all version.

2 Clean install or Restore iPhone 7 or 7 Plus like new

Steps for Erase and Restore iPhone and iPad or Setup New

Erase Device – iPhone/ iPad

1: Go to the Settings app on iPhone or iPad.

2: Next, Scroll down a screen and Tap on General.

3: Under General find last option “Reset”.

Under reset, you can take action for differ level of clean-up device.

Completely erase: Tap on “Erase All Content and Settings > Erase iPhone/ iPad”.

7 Reset iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone 7 for remove all data

Restore From iCloud or iTunes: Old Latest Backup

Connect your device via USB Lightning cable to your Mac/ PC after erase.

  1. Open iTunes on PC or Mac. Wait for the sync times then your device will appear in iTunes top tab.

2. Turn off “Find My iPhone” on iPhone, iPad (Go to the Settings on iDevice > iCloud > Find My iPhone > Disable Find My iPhone).

Turn off Find my iPhone on iPhone or iPad

3. Click on it > Summary > Restore iPhone (Choose last backup or what you want)

Click on continue for start restore iPhone

4. Click Restore iPhone + Shift key on Windows && Click on Restore + Option Key on Mac

Accept terms and condition for start restore

5. Press Continue > Next on confirmation popup,

6. Browse .ipsw file (Get latest .ipsw file for the update or downgrade purpose from below links). Then Open. (.ipsw file for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch)

Find ipsw file on computer or Mac then restore on iPhone or iPad

Installation Tutorial:

Start Restore process for install new iOS on iPhone iPad

7. Start Restore, Wait for few minutes, it depends on your system speed. Don’t unplug iPhone or iPad in-between process.

(Restore Old Backup on iPhone)

Use iCloud for Restore

Before Erase if we saved past backup into iCloud then you can go with the iCloud restore. After resetting your new device setup will show screen option to start to restore data from iCloud.

6 Restore from iCloud or iTunes after Erase

It’s totally online automatic process, doesn’t need iTunes or Mac/PC. Restore time depends on your internet speed and Size of data.

Don’t Restore old Backup, Setup like new

4 Setup like new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus

Skip all the restore process after erase full device explained in the first step. Skip backup restore instruction and Choose “Set up as New iPhone”. And complete setup.

Hope you get the complete overview and Guide on what to do for a clean install or Restore iPhone and iPad like new. For extra help comment on the box.

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