You can use a Mac or Windows PC to erase all data and settings from your iPhone, restore iPhone to factory settings, and install the latest version of iOS. If you make a backup, you can use the backup to restore your data and settings on your iPhone or on a new device. See Restore iPhone from a computer backup.
How do I manually back up my iPhone?
Back up iPhone
Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup.
Turn on iCloud Backup. iCloud automatically backs up your iPhone daily when iPhone is connected to power, locked, and connected to Wi-Fi.
To perform a manual backup, tap Back Up Now.
Why wont my iPhone restore to factory settings?
Here are a few of the problems that can cause you to be unable to reset your iPhone to factory settings: You don’t have the passcode to the iPhone. For example, if you bought the iPhone from someone else, part of the resetting process may require you to input their passcode. If you don’t know it, then you may be unable to reset the iPhone.
How do you restore an iPhone 5?
If you have no iTunes, you can restore your iPhone 5 like this: 1. Press “Home” button on iPhone 5 and tap “Settings” icon on the main screen. 2. Tap “General” and “Reset”. 3. Tap “Reset All Settings” to restore iPhone 5 to its default settings.
How do I recover iPhone 5?
1. Connect iPhone 5 to your computer and select your device when it appears in iTunes. 2. Select the Summary tab and click the Restore button to restore iPhone 5 to factory default. 3. After a restore, your iPhone 5 will restart.
How do you factory reset a locked iPhone?
Factory Reset a Locked iPhone Using Recovery Mode. Another solution to this problem is to put the device in recovery mode. Here’s how to do it. Step 1: Connect the USB cable to your computer but don’t connect it to the iPhone yet. Step 2: Launch iTunes and then on your iPhone press and hold the Home and Power button to turn off the device.