Apr 25, 2014 - 3 min - Uploaded by delmgo bibinioPhoneClean is an ultimate iOS cleaning tool that gives promises of privacy security, storage. Aug 25, 2015. There are 9 steps to take to make sure your device is cleaned up and ready to sell to its next owner. If you bought your iPhone used, or were given the phone by a family member, this free serial number checker can let you know if the serial number is clear, giving you a sense of reported ownership/theft.
If you’re thinking of, you probably know that you’ll need to wipe your device before a buyer can use it free and clear. Prepping an iPhone for resale used to be almost as easy as hitting a “reset” button in the iPhone’s settings menu.
But over the past few years, the process has become more complex thanks to new security, wallet, and cloud-dependent features such as Activation Lock, Apple Pay and iTunes in the Cloud. Completely removing all of your personal items from your iPhone — and your iPhone from Apple’s servers — requires extra work. Today, I’m going to walk you through the process of thoroughly scrubbing your iPhone prior to resale.
There are 9 steps to take to make sure your device is cleaned up and. Here they are  Erase All Content And Settings. The first, easiest, and best-known step in wiping your iPhone is found within the Settings app at the bottom of the General menu: click on Reset, then “Erase All Content And Settings.” (I’d suggest taking this step only after using iTunes to do two complete, encrypted backups of your iPhone to your computer. If you’re planning to move from iPhone to a non-Apple smartphone, follow before erasing your phone, as well.). You’ll be surprised at how quickly the iPhone is wiped — as soon as you’ve entered your password and hit erase, you’ll get a notification email on your account’s other devices that Find My iPhone was disabled, and it should take only a couple of minutes for the wiped iPhone to display “Hello” and “Slide to Set Up” text.
Is the erasure secure? Well, all of the iPhone’s memory is protected using AES-256 encryption, and hitting the Erase iPhone button destroys the encryption key.
Several security companies have tried to offer ‘secure erase’ tools that more aggressively scrub the iPhone’s memory, but Apple has shut those tools down as ‘misleading,’ noting that the encryption is effectively unbreakable. Hitting the Reset button leaves the former contents of your device all but completely impossible to recover by a subsequent owner. But you’ll be able to get everything back from your computer’s encrypted iTunes backup, should you need it.  What About Activation Lock + Disabling Find My iPhone? As shown above, you can manually disable Find My iPhone by going into the Settings app’s iCloud menu, pressing the Find My iPhone “On” button, flipping the Find My iPhone switch to off, and entering your iCloud password. But if you use the Erase All Content And Settings feature above, this step is automatically handled for you when you enter your iCloud password at the end of the process. Either method will disable your iPhone’s “Activation Lock,” the security system that allows you to locate, remotely wipe, and send signals to an iPhone no longer in your possession.
Any purchaser of a used iPhone will expect you to have taken this step (or more wisely, the step above) before selling your device.  Apple Pay/Credit Card and Touch ID Fingerprint Wiping. If you’re using an iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, or newer iPhone, erasing your iPhone will automatically purge whatever credit cards and fingerprints you’ve stored in your iPhone. Download Lagu Tenda Biru Desi Ratnasari Mp3 there. (Even attempting to disable fingerprint protection for your device will prevent it from storing cards for Apple Pay.) You will probably receive a collection of emails from your banks noting each “Virtual card” that has been “deleted from Apple Pay,” and you may also receive notices of the card’s deletion from your Apple Watch. If you want to manually remove individual cards or fingerprints, the Settings app’s Touch ID & Passcode menu handles prints, and the Passbook & Apple Pay (iOS 8) or Wallet & Apple Pay (iOS 9) menu handles cards. But even if you delete cards for Apple Pay, your iPhone can still store card numbers for Safari web transactions; they can be deleted under Settings >Safari >AutoFill >Credit Cards.
 Carrier Lock + Clearing The ESN/IMEI/MEID. Buyers of used iPhones want to avoid purchasing devices that are either stolen, or still under contract with a cellular company. The status of an iPhone can be checked using a device-specific serial number that’s called an IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number, ESN (Electronic Serial Number), or MEID (Mobile Equipment Identifier). IMEIs have traditionally been used by GSM networks (AT&T/T-Mobile), while ESN/MEIDs are traditionally used by CDMA networks (Verizon/Sprint). Fourteen or fifteen digits long, the number can be found in Settings >General >About >IMEI or MEID. If you purchased your iPhone without a contract or have fully paid off your contract, the serial number should be free and clear for transfer.
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