Here How To Factory Reset Your iPhone X

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A reboot, restart, or factory reset is meant to solve the minor error and issues with software in mobile devices. At the time when a soft reset doesn’t serve your purpose of fixing the error, it is time that you have to look for other ways to solve the issue for example- master reset or factory reset.

If you are thinking about how you can perform this technique on your iPhone X, then you do not need to worry. In this article, we are going to tell you how you folks can perform the factory reset.

However, before we go to the actual solutions, we want to let you know that Apple has made some minor changes not only with the reset process, however, also to the naming of hardware keys on the new iPhones.

We hope you are aware of the fact that the Sleep, Wake button or Power button in earlier iPhones is now called the Side button. Hence, we will use this new term so just wanted to clear to avoid any confusion.

How to restart or soft reset your iPhone X?

There are numerous beneficial things a soft reset or restart can do to your iPhone. BesiBesidesing your gadget a new beginning, it can likewise help take out minor glitches influencing an application or iOS functions. First of all, follow these means to restart or soft reset your iPhone X:

First of all, you need to press and hold the Side button and either the Volume buttons at the time when the power off screen shows up.

Now you have to drag the slider to turn your iPhone X completely off.

When your iPhone is turned off, you have to press and hold the Side button yet again at the time the Apple logo appears. Well, at this point your iPhone then reboots or restarts.

Alternative method: Using the iPhone X settings menu

In iOS 11 or later versions, if you need to perform the method, you need to turn off your iOS device through the settings menu. Here is how you can do it:

First of all, you need to go to the Settings from the Home screen and tap on the General.

Here on, you have to go to the option to Shut Down and open it. This step will power off your iPhone X.

Just wait for a few seconds and then you have to press the Side button again to turn it back on.

Note- We wanted to let you know that performing a soft reset will not affect any data stored on your device, hence you do not need to panic about losing your important contents after the process.

Factory reset the iPhone X:

If you try excessively to reset the iPhone X back to factory defaults, you can do as such without facing a lot of problems. Otherwise called a hard reset, the factory reset will delete the entirety of your information from the phone. That implies every one of your contacts, messages, photographs, recordings and any document or media you may have stored on it, returning it to its underlying clean canvas status.

Folks, we want to recommend you to make sure you backup everything, before you hard, reset your iPhone X, to avoid any problems. After backing up your data, you can then reload it all once you are done with the process. Here we will discuss three ways to factory reset the iPhone X.

Using Settings menu 

Using hardware keys

Using iTunes.

1. Factory reset the iPhone X using the Settings menu:

The most straightforward approach to reset the iPhone X is through the Settings menu. It doesn’t need some other hardware; you simply need the phone itself. Remember if you are selling your iPhone X you need to sign out of your iCloud first. On the off chance that you don’t, the phone will have an activation lock and the individual who is buying it will not have the option to sign in with their iCloud.

First of all, you just have to open the Settings and click on your name at the top. Then you have to go down and tap on ‘Sign Out.’ There, you have to enter your password, then start the factory reset. In case, if you are not selling the phone, you can skip this step.

First of all, you need to save each and everything from files to pictures you want to keep from your iPhone X.

Then, you have to go to the Settings, General, and Reset.

There, you just have to select Erase All Content and Settings and after that, you have to confirm your choice to finish the process.

2. Factory reset the iPhone X using buttons:

Here is how you can factory reset your iPhone with iTunes. You will be required to plug your phone into a computer or a mac and follow the below-mentioned steps:

First of all, you need to save and everything from files to pictures you want to keep from your iPhone X.

Then, you will be required to plug it into your computer via a cable and open iTunes.

Now you have to turn off the phone.

Here on, you are required to press and hold the Power button for 3 seconds and then release it.

Next up, immediately press and hold the Volume Down and Power buttons for a further 10 seconds and you have to release the Power button while you still need to hold the Volume Down button.

At this point, iTunes should alert you that a device is now running in Recovery Mode.

Now, just let go or release the Volume Down button.

At last, from recovery mode, you can force a factory reset.

3. Factory reset the iPhone X using iTunes:

Here how you can Factory reset the iPhone X using iTunes

First of all, you need to save and everything from files to pictures you want to keep from your iPhone X.

Then, you will be required to plug it into your computer via a cable and open iTunes.

At that point, iTunes detects your phone, you have to select your iPhone from the menu.

Now, just select the Summary tab and then Restore iPhone.

You also need to confirm your choice to finish the process and then iTunes will erase the phone and restore the vanilla iOS. Your phone will reboot and you will be back to the default settings.

Conclusion-

That is all from our side folks, we hope that the above-mentioned techniques will help you out to reset your iPhone through various methods. In case you have other issues while using the phone, feel free to let us know, we would love to help you out.

Felipe is an author on Techlogitic and many other tech websites who like to share articles on errors/windows/mac.