The reasons to perform a factory reset on your iPhone 11 might be many. Maybe you want to give it an out-of-the-box touch or a refresh. Or, you encounter some issues, and the only way to fix them is to erase everything on your iPhone.
Back up Your Personal Data Before Proceeding
Well, no matter what are the reasons, let’s find out how to factory reset your iPhone 11. But first, you need to back up your data. A factory reset will erase everything you got stored on your iPhone and restore all the settings you made back to factory defaults. So, it is essential to back up your data first. You can do that by connecting your device to your PC via USB cable.
Start by accessing the Settings and then tap on your name and the iCloud icon. Choose what you want to back up from Photos, Messages, Calendar, to Contacts. At the bottom of the page, tap on iCloud Backup, and turn the setting on. Then, you can choose Back up Now!
How to Perform a Factory Reset on iPhone 11
After you carefully back up all you found necessary on your iPhone 11, you can start the factory reset process. First, go to Settings, General, then Reset. Choose Erase all content and settings. You must enter your passcode to initiate the process. Ultimately, tap Erase iPhone. You’ll notice that your iPhone will take a couple of minutes to erase. Don’t worry. It’s perfectly fine! You have to let the device finish the whole process.
Once it is done, you’ll have to go through all the steps to set up your iPhone 11 as a new phone. From language, region, time, date, Internet preference, to turning on or off some default apps. Also, the device will request a backup, so if you have one, you can choose such an option, too.