Wiping Personal Data Without Losing Jailbreak/5.01?

Discussion in 'iPad Hacks' started by erawsd, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. erawsd macrumors 6502

    Jul 1, 2011
    So I'm going to sell my iPad 2 to a friend of mine, but he doesn't want to lose 5.01 because he wants to jailbreak it. It is possible to wipe all my data off the device without being forced to restore to iOS 5.1?
  2. Siggen macrumors 6502

    Apr 1, 2011
    Oslo, Norway
    Settings->General->Reset->Erase All Content and Settings

    I think that will do it.

    Maybe another rout is do install account support in cydia (dont remember the name of the packgage). Create a new account and delete the old...
  3. Dav1 macrumors 6502

    Mar 14, 2011
    That will ensure that you need to restore....

    The second option would ensure that he retains a copy of your info...

    If you trust your friend, sign out of iTunes. Then partner your device with iTunes on another computer. It would be preferred to partner with a fresh/clean install of iTunes. That should remove all your apps, and personal data...

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