How to Reset an iPhone Without Hooking Up to iTunes

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Resetting an iPhone without hooking it up to iTunes is something that you can do from the "Settings" application. Reset an iPhone without hooking it up to iTunes with help from an expert who is proficient with all Apple products and able to provide OS/iOS instruction and troubleshooting in this free video clip.

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Hi, I'm Patrick Coll. And I'm here today to talk about how to reset your iPhone without connecting to iTunes. So, you maybe giving your phone to someone else and you want to wipe it clear. You may have an issue with your phone and you want to just reset it, whatever the reason. If you want to reset your phone without connecting to iTunes, pretty easy. Here's how we do it. We go to Settings and we got to General. From General, we scroll to the bottom till we see the reset button. We hit the reset button and we have different options here. If you Reset All Settings, it will reset all the settings. Information on your phone like your WiFi password. This can be handy if you're having issues with your phone, it can just clear it out. You don't actually lose any data apart from information that you don't really interact with. So, it's a good way to troubleshoot your iPhone if you're having some difficulty with it. But if you want to just reset your phone back to the factory settings, you're going to use Erase All Content and Settings. Be careful because you're going to lose everything if you do this. But if that's what you want to do, that's how you do it. You go to your Settings, you go to General, Rest, Erase All content and Settings. And this is how you reset your iPhone without connecting to iTunes. I'm Patrick Coll, I hope this has been helpful. Thank you for watching.


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