How to Factory Reset iPhone Properly If You’re Upgrading to Google Pixel 4
Google announced its latest Pixel 4 handset a little over a week ago. The design aesthetics of the device have seen change compared to its predecessor. In addition to this, the company also introduced a handful of new features including the new transcribing app. If you're looking to make a switch from your current iPhone, you won't want to reset it. If you're unfamiliar, here's how you can factory reset iPhone properly without losing your data.
Factory Reset Your iPhone Properly If You're Looking to Make a Switch
It all depends on your preference for what ecosystem you're in and what handset can derive better utility. For some, the iPhone is a better option while for others it's the Pixel or any other Android phone. If you're willing to make a switch, you should know the method to factory reset your iPhone properly without losing your data. Before you reset your iPhone, make sure to back up your data. Simply follow the step by step instructions below.
Backup Data on iCloud
Before you follow the listed steps, be sure to toggle off iMessage and FaceTime. Also, turn off Find My iPhone from Settings > Your Name > Find My > Find My iPhone. All of this just to be on the safe side. The rest are pretty simple steps to factory reset your iPhone.
1. To backup, your iPhone's data, simply navigate to the Settings app.
2. Tap your name and then tap on iCloud and toggle everything on that you want to back up.
3. Now, scroll down and tap on iCloud Backup.
4. Toggle iCloud Backup on and tap on Back Up Now.
Take note that your iPhone should be connected to a WiFi and it may take some time to backup depending on the amount of data you have. Once you're done with it, here's how to properly factory reset iPhone.
Factory Reset iPhone
1. Open the Settings app.
2. Tap on General.
3. Scroll down to the bottom and tap on Reset.
4. From the options given, tap on Erase All Content and Settings.
Once you do that, you will be prompted to Back Up Then Erase or Erase Now. If you have everything backed up, you can simply Erase iPhone. All of your data will be lost after this along with Settings.
That's all you have to do to factory reset your iPhone if you're willing to make a switch to the new Pixel 4. However, before you make a switch, take a look at all the issues pertaining to the Pixel 4. What are the reasons which make you switch to Google Pixel 4? Share your views with us in the comments.
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