Restoring iPhone for Sale.

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by NbinHD, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. NbinHD macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Location:
    Macbook Pro 13'' - Mid 2012 Baseline
    #1
    Ok, I sold my iPhone 4. Awesome. $275 and alright condition. So if I do a restore from the phone itself, can i be assured that my information is gone for ever and not retrievable?
     
  2. KandyKane macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2009
    Location:
    Australia
    #2
    Turn off iMessages first, otherwise it gets stuck! You might want to sign out of your Apple ID to be safe.
    Then wipe it.
     
  3. Macman45 macrumors demi-god

    Macman45

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2011
    Location:
    Somewhere Back In The Long Ago
    #3
    Wipe it via settings / general reset, taking care to remove the sim (if any) and leave it at the setup screen.

    I've done it several times without any problems at all...Sold my 4S a few weeks back and that's how I did it.
     
  4. iPhone1 macrumors 65816

    iPhone1

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2010
    Location:
    San Diego, CA
    #4
    Turn off iMessage, log out of Apple ID, make a backup if you're switching to another iPhone, restore in iTunes to latest firmware. Eject from iTunes before it prompts you to use as a new phone or restore from backup. Remove SIM card.
     

Share This Page