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Old Jun 15, 2009, 11:45 PM   #1
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How to completely wipe Iphone 3G before sale?

Going to sell my Iphone Friday after I pick up my 3GS, what do I need to do to get all of my personal info off of it? What are you guys doing, exactly?

And after wiping, do I keep my sim or let it go with the phone? My new 3GS should have a sim, so should I keep my old one?

The wipe will also remove my mobileme info, correct (won't push stuff from my "cloud" to the phone anymore?)

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Old Jun 15, 2009, 11:48 PM   #2
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Settings>General>Reset>Erase All Contents and Settings, or you can do a restore in iTunes.
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Old Jun 15, 2009, 11:49 PM   #3
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remember to take your sim card out!
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Old Jun 16, 2009, 01:28 AM   #4
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Thanks!

Can't wait for 3.0, then 3GS!! The anticipation is killing me!! (I HATE waiting, lol)
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Old Jun 16, 2009, 05:34 AM   #5
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Does it matter when you take the sim card out? Should the reset be done with the sim card in the phone old iphone 3g?
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Old Jun 16, 2009, 06:34 AM   #6
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I would personally restore through iTunes.
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Old Jun 16, 2009, 08:22 AM   #7
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I would personally restore through iTunes.
doesnt removint sim card remove all info and settings?
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doesnt removint sim card remove all info and settings?
No it just, removes the simcard.
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Old Jun 16, 2009, 03:21 PM   #9
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I did a reset on both my phones. Warning message states it will take TWO hours, and it did!
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