Dr.Fone User Guide for System Repair

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How To Reset Your iOS Device?

iOS devices that are causing multiple software and system issues need to be reset properly. Wondershare Dr.Fone - System Repair (iOS) comes with a proper system to reset the iOS device. With the help of the tool, you can reset your iOS device by following the guidelines provided below.

Note: Resetting your device may cause you to lose all of your data, including your contacts, photos, messages, and apps. By backing up your iOS data, you can ensure that you have a copy of all your important information and can easily restore it to your device after the reset.

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Part 1: General Reset (Free Service)

For the first approach, you can consider the option of performing a general reset which needs to be executed manually by the user. While this does not erase any data of the iOS device, it puts all major settings of the device to default. Such an approach goes perfectly in situations where you have to resolve issues like not receiving notifications on iOS device or the phone network remains unavailable.

Follow the steps guided below to reset your iOS device properly:

Step 1Launch Dr.Fone and Access System Repair

Open Wondershare Dr.Fone after downloading and installing the latest version of the software on the computer. Continue to select Toolbox from the left section and redirect to selecting System Repair from the options.

select the system repair tool

* Dr.Fone Mac version still has the old interface, but it does not affect the use of Dr.Fone function, we will update it as soon as possible.

Step 2Select the Nature of the Device

For the next window, select iOS to perform repairing operations for an iOS device.

continue with ios device

Step 3Access Toolbox Repair

On the next screen, look for the Toolbox Repair option out of all available options since you are considering resetting your device.

navigate to toolbox repair

Step 4Continue to Reset iOS Device

As you lead to the next screen, multiple options appear on the front, out of which you are advised to select Reset Device.

start resetting your iphone

Step 5Proceed to a General Reset

This particular process is available in two different modes, out of which you have to select General Reset to continue.

proceed with the general reset

Step 6Follow the Instructions to Reset the Device

The screen that appears next displays a composite guide explaining how to reset your iOS device properly. Follow the on-screen instructions to execute the entire process manually.

follow instructions to general reset

Part 2: Factory Reset (Paid Service)

In situations where you forget the password of your iOS device or get stuck at a point where it stops working, Dr.Fone - System Repair (iOS) comes with an option of performing a factory reset through the service.

For an understanding of how to reset your iOS device with Dr.Fone - System Repair (iOS) using the factory reset method, follow the instructions provided next:

Step 1Proceed to Reset Device Option

As you lead into the Toolbox Repair option, select the Reset Device button to proceed with resetting your iOS device.

select reset idevice

Step 2Initiate Factory Reset on the Device

Continue on the next screen to select Factory Reset to perform a comprehensive reset on the iOS device.

initiate factory reset on idevice

Step 3Put iOS device in Recovery Mode

On the next window, follow the on-screen instructions to put your iOS device in Recovery Mode. Select the model of the device according to your conditions. However, if you are not able to put your iOS device in Recovery Mode, click the Try DFU Mode option on the bottom-left of the screen.

put idevice in recovery mode

Step 4Download Respective iOS Firmware

Once the device is in Recovery or DFU Mode, the platform automatically detects the connected device and displays a set of iOS firmware that can be downloaded on the device. Click Download against any iOS firmware to initiate the download.

download the required firmware

Step 5Start Installation of iOS Firmware

As the firmware starts downloading on the platform, it is made available for installation after verification.

wait to download ios firmware

For installing the iOS firmware on the device, choose the Repair Now option to proceed next.

install ios firmware on idevice

Step 6Conclude Resetting the iOS Device

Not the progress of the iOS firmware on the following screen and wait until it is completely installed on the device.

observe the completion of the process

A prompt message of completion will appear on the screen showing the successful installation of the iOS firmware on the device.

successfully factory reset idevice


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