Giving iPad 2 (How-To Erase Everything)

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by its93rc, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. macrumors regular

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    Feb 8, 2012
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    Austin, Texas
    #1
    Long-Story short, I'm giving one of our employees my current iPad 2, so I need to erase everything from it.
    Everything meaning (iMessages, Email Accounts, iCloud, iTunes Store Login, etc).
    If anyone could help me with the problem, I'd really appreciate it :)
     
  2. macrumors regular

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    Aug 24, 2011
    #2
    Plug it into your iTunes and click 'Restore' in the iPad summary page. That will wipe it and re-install iOS 5 (it even gives you a warning message confirming this)

    You're a nice boss. When you get rid of your next one be sure to send it my way lol ;)
     
  3. macrumors regular

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    Jan 10, 2012
    #3
    Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content And Settings > Erase iPad 2x
     
  4. macrumors 65816

    seong

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    Feb 11, 2010
    #4
    Just back your iPad 2 (assuming that you'll get the iPad 3 so that you can 'restore from backup'), connect to your comp & open up iTunes, and click restore. Once all is done, it's good to go!

    Yea, I gotta agree, it would be wonderful to have a free iPad 2 from a boss! That's bawse!
     

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