How To Permanent Erase All Data On iPad

You can see people using iPad everywhere nowaday. Privacy is a bit concern on iPad as it plays an important role in our daily life, such as text messing, social networking, payment and business. So when we start to think selling the old device for a new one, the first thing we need to consider seriously is how to prevent our personal information being leaked.

"My iPad Air can not update to the latest iOS version, so I have to sent it to factory for fix, how can I wipe all the content from my iPad before senting to factory, please hlep!"

How to delete all data including songs, photos, and videos and other data permanently in the iPad 1/2/mini/New iPad/iPad Air and so on? iPad users are afraid that the deleted data can be retrieved from some data recovery tool. Is there any way to totally delete all the information on the iPad? The answer is "Yes".

When you want to sell or give away your iPad or other iOS devices, it is of vital importance for protecting your privacy. In fact, an iPad data eraser tool can easily erase all your old iPad data. iPad Data Eraser is such a wonderful data-cleaning software for you, which can erase all personal information for good before you pass the phone to someone else. You can erase all data from iPad, like photos, contacts, messages, safari bookmarks, apps, videos and so on by this safe and easy-to-use software. Now, download trial version for free to have a try.


Part 1 Back Up iPad Data Before Wiping It

Way 1. Backup iPad Data with iTunes/iCloud
Way 2. Backup iPad Data with 3rd Party Tool

Part 2 Restore Your iPad to Factory Settings (Conventional Deletion Method)

Erasing all content and settings will delete all of the data from your device, including songs, videos, contacts, photos, calendar information, and anything else. All device settings are restored to their factory condition.

To remove all settings and information from your iPad, tap Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.

Part 3 Permanently Erase Everything Stored on iPad Without Restore

Step 1: Run Software and Connect iPhone to PC

Run the tool after you download and install it. Then, connect your iPad to the computer via Apple provided USB cable and you will see the program detect the iPad automatically once the connection is successful. Choose to erase all data on device or just erase deleted files.

Step 2: Choose Lever of Data Erasing as You Want

The program provides you with three different levers for erasing data: Low - Medium - High. You can directly choose the default second Medium lever, which will leave no traceability of data erasure and use random data to overwrite all existing and deleted data on your iPad.

Step 3: Start to erase iPhone data without restore

Click on the "Start" button to begin erasing your important and private data from iPhone.

After the data erasing, your iPhone will become a totally new one now. No one can recover data from it, regardless of any kind of data recovery software he will use.

Related Tutorials:
How to Free up Space on iPad
How to Clean Up Junk File on iPad
How to Erase Data from iPad On Mac


  1. Get the best price for your mobile phone with PhoneMonkey today. We have the best mobile. We have Sell my Iphone (5, 5s 5c 4s 6), Sell my phone, how much is my phone worth, Sell my Ipad (Air Mini) and PhoneMonkey.

  2. Paint.Net for Mac-Paint.Net for Mac like MyBrushes, Pinta, and GIMP are some equivalents digital artists can choose to use Paint.Net Mac.

  3. Selling an iPhone is a common talk, but finding a right website for selling iPhone is not common. Because a seller can't find the right website for selling iPhone. You made their task so easy. Now they can get money by selling iPhone.

  4. Yes, you are right. Before selling, it's very necessary to permanently erase the files from your old iPad, in case of personal information leak.