How do I completely reset an iPad to factory settings?

Erase all content and settings from iPad

  1. Go to Settings > General > Transfer or Reset iPad. If you’re erasing your iPad because you’re replacing it with a new iPad that you have on hand, you can use extra free storage in iCloud to move your apps and data to the new device.
  2. Tap Erase All Content and Settings.

How do you reset an unresponsive iPad?

If your iPad is frozen and unresponsive, or too sluggish for use, try to force-restart it. You can do this by holding down the home button and the power button at the same time on older iPads for more than ten seconds (or through a combination of buttons on an iPad with Face ID). When you see the Apple logo, let go.

What do you do when your iPad screen is unresponsive?

If the screen isn’t working on your iPhone or iPad

  1. Restart your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Make sure your screen is clean and free of any debris or water.
  3. Disconnect any Lightning or USB-C accessories.
  4. Remove any cases or screen protectors.

How do I reset my iPad 2 to factory settings without the passcode or computer?

If you are now able to open your iPad, you can erase all of your data and return it to its factory default settings without connecting it to a computer. Ensure that your iPad is charged, or connect it to a power source. Open Settings; select General and then select Reset. Select Erase All Content and Settings.

How do you force an iPad into recovery mode?

Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button at the top of the device until it restarts. Keep holding the Sleep/Wake button until the iPad goes into Recovery mode. When Recovery Mode launches, connect the device to your computer.

What do you do when your iPad won’t slide to unlock?

Do a hard reset and let it restart. Try this. Reboot the iPad by holding down on the sleep and home buttons at the same time for about 10-15 seconds until the Apple Logo appears – ignore the red slider – let go of the buttons.

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