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How to Restore iPad 2 to Factory Settings?
If you want to erase all of the data and settings on an iPad 2, you can restore the device to its factory specifications. This is a useful option if you are giving the iPad 2 to someone else or if you just want to make a clean start for yourself. There are two ways to reset iPad 2 to factory settings; with or without iTunes. If you restore it with iTunes, a backup will be made of your files and apps. Once it is reset, you can restore your files and apps from the backup.
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Restore iPad 2 to Factory Settings with iTunes
Step 1: Connect iPad 2 to computer. Computer should have latest iTunes software with internet connection.
Step 2: Open iTunes program on computer (ideally, it will auto launch). Then select iPad 2 option on left side of iTunes window. Click on "Summary" tab and then click on "Restore" button.
Follow on-screen instructions to complete the restore process. Restore process will delete all data and settings on iPad. After restore process is complete, you can import back data on your iPad.
Reset iPad 2 to Factory Settings without iTunes
Step 1: Choose General > Reset, then tap "Reset All Settings". All your preferences and settings are reset. Information, such as your contacts and calendars, and media, such as your songs and videos, aren’t deleted.
Step 2: To erase all content and settings, choose General > Reset, then tap "Erase All Content and Settings". This resets all settings to their original values and erases all your information and media. After selecting one of the two options above, your iPad 2 will reboot.
Hope, this article has eliminated any doubts in your mind about how to restore iPad 2 to factory settings. The instructions above are pretty easy to follow. I warn you again that with a hard reset iPad 2 to factory settings, all your accumulated data will be completely lost. So make sure that your run a backup and save your data elsewhere before resetting your iPad 2. You can Backup iPad without iTunes easily.
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