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How to securely erase your iPhone

How to securely erase your iPhone

  • by Zach (153)
  • Time to complete: 5 minutes

When selling or trading in your old iPhone, it's a good idea to securely erase its contents so that Skynet can't assimilate you. Here's how to do that.


Navigate to Settings > iCloud > Find My iPhone and toggle it off.


Navigate to Settings and click on your name. Scroll to the bottom, and tap "Sign Out".


Navigate to Settings > General > Reset and tap "Erase All Content and Settings".