Methods to Set up Your iPhone as a New Device

When having bought or been given a second-hand iPhone, the first thing you need to do is to set it up as a new phone, to erase all data of the previous owner on the phone. Or you want to set your iPhone as a new device for resale, preventing the next owner from spying your recoverable personal data. There are two methods for you to get it set up as a new iPhone.

Method 1: Set up your iPhone as new with SafeEraser in one click
Method 2: Set up as a new phone with the iPhone handset

Method 1: Set up your iPhone as new with SafeEraser in one click

If you're planning to send your old iPhone away and want to set it up as a new phone, this method will be a nice option. All data and settings on your iPhone will be unrecoverable after you set it as new in this way.

Before doing anything else, you need to get Wondershare SafeEraser first. This software is extremely easy to use. You can setup your iPhone as new in one click, great for computer newbies. What's more, if your iPhone is jailbroken, it'll still be jailbroken after setting up as a new phone. It only erases all data and settings on the iPhone and make them unrecoverable. Just give it a try: http://www.czqsoft.com/detail/iPhone-iPad-iPod-Data-Eraser

Step 1. After downloading the software, install and run it on your computer. Then connect your iPhone with a USB cable to the computer.

Step 2. Then you'll get two options on the main window of the software. Choose Erase all data and settingsto move on.

Step 3. Now you can Start to set up the iPhone as new without restore. When the procedure is complete, you can get a totally new iPhone. Whatever recovery software others use, they can find nothing of your information.
Method 2: Set up as a new phone with the iPhone handset

This way is good, if you've got a second-hand iPhone and want to set it up as new before using it. You can do it directly on your iPhone with the iPhone handset.

Step 1. Tap Settings on your iPhone's display screen, and choose General, and then Reset.

Step 2. There, you'll see several resetting options. Choose Erase All Content and Settings. Then a redErase iPhone button will appear. Click it to move on.

Step 3. Wait for the iPhone to complete the reset procedure. When it does, your iPhone will power off and turn on.

Step 4. After it turns on, you'll be asked to set up your iPhone. At this time, choose Set Up as New iPhoneand that's all.

Note: When you move on, it'll ask you to sign in with your Apple ID. You should skip it, in case your backup on iCloud will be updated and you'll lose you data.

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