How to Restore iPad to Factory Settings-All Tips

EelPhone author Alex Scott, 30 December, 2019

Summary

How to restore iPad with iTunes? Connect iPad to iTunes, and from Summary section, click on Restore to restore iPad to factory settings. You can also restore iPad from backup on iTunes. If without password, you can use EelPhone DelPassCode to restore iPad. Choose one suitable method to restore iPad.


How do I restore my iPad? Some question for different iPad users, but it depends on why do you want to restore iPad? If you want to restore iPad to factory settings, you have two ways to restore iPad: restore iPad to factory settings on iPad Settings by entering the screen passcode to confirm it; or you can connect iPad to iTunes, once iPad connected to the iTunes, from Summary section, you can click on Restore button to restore iPad to factory settings. But if you want to restore iPad backup on iTunes, connect iPad to iTunes, and then click on Restore Backup to restore iPad from backup file on iTunes, select the backup file you want to restore, all data and settings will be restored to the situation as the backup file.

All tips above are free, and you should enter the password to confirm the restoration, without password, if you want to restore iPad to factory settings, turn to EelPhone iPhone Unlock, which can restore iPad to factory settings without password.

Method 1: iPad Restore Factory Settings without iTunes Without Password-Effective


Without iTunes and password of iPad, restore iPad need the tool of EelPhone iPhone Unlock. It has two steps to restore iPad to factory settings without password.


Step 1: Free download EelPhone DelPassCode from Download icon above, launch it after the installation. Click on Unlock Screen Passcode.
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The warning on the page, read it before clicking on Start to restore iPad to factory settings without password.
Restore iPad to factory settings

Now, you should match iPad model information to the list on the tool, make sure selected the right iPad model information, the tool will download the related iPSW package to restore iPad without password.
Restore iPad to factory settings

It takes a few minutes to download the iPSW package for the iPad, once downloaded the iPSW package, the tool will also unpack iPSW data package automatically.
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The EelPhone DelPassCode will restore iPad when you click on Unlock Now button on the interface.
Restore iPad to factory settings

Step 2: On the interface of EelPhone DelPassCode, click on Unlock Apple ID to remove Apple ID on iPad, it's the super method to restore iPad to factory settings.

Restore iPad to factory settings

Click on Unlock Now to restore iPad to factory settings, the tool will restore iPad directly if Find My iPad feather was disabled on iPad.
Restore iPad to factory settings

But if Find My iPad feather was enabled on iPad, go to Settings>General>Reset>Reset All Settings, then the tool will restore iPad to factory Settings.
Restore iPad to factory settings
Restore iPad to factory settings

Without iPad password, if you want to restore iPad to erase all data on iPad, step 1 is enough, but if you want to restore iPad to factory Settings even erasing Apple ID on iPad, use two steps above.

Method 2: How to Restore iPad to Factory Settings from iTunes-With Apple ID


iTunes has one feather to restore iPad to factory settings, after the restoration, the iPad will erase all data and settings on iPad.

Connect iPad to iTunes with Apple ID and Apple ID password, the iPad will be linked to iTunes then, click on the linked iPad on iTunes interface.
On the Summary section of iTunes, you can see Restore iPad button, click on it to restore iPad to factory settings.
When asked to enter Apple ID and password to confirm the restoration, just enter the iPad Apple ID and password.
Restore iPad to factory settings

In a few minutes, the iPad will be restored to factory settings, all data and settings on iPad will be erased then, so it's better to backup iPad in advance. It's the free method to restore iPad to factory settings.

Method 3: How to Restore iPad to Factory Settings from Settings on iPad-With Password


From iPad settings, you can also restore iPad to factory settings, same as the method above, before restoring iPad from settings, backup iPad in advance.

Go to Settings>General>Reset>Erase All Contents and Settings, all data and settings will be erased then, it's another method to restore iPad to factory settings.
But in the end, you should enter iPad screen passcode to confirm the restoration of iPad, so you should have the iPad screen passcode to use this method.
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Method 4: How to Restore iPad from Backup from iTunes-with Apple ID


But for those who want to restore from iTunes backup file when you deleted or lost data on iPad, restore iPad from backup on iTunes, iPad settings and data will in the situation of the backup file.

Connect iPad to computer, and launch iTunes on computer. The iTunes will detect iPad immediately, once connected to iTunes, from Summary page, click on Restore Backup to restore iPad from backup.
If backup file was encrypted by unique password, you should enter encryption password, and enter Apple ID password to confirm the backup restoration, because all data in iPad will be erased and all data and settings will in the situation of backup file. So it's better to backup iPad one more time before restore iPad from backup file on iTunes.
Restore iPad to factory settings

restore iPad from computer with the help of EelPhone iPhone Unlock, iTunes and iCloud work when Apple ID and password and iPad screen password in hand.


Alex Scott

This article was updated on 22 May, 2020