If you are thinking of buying the new one telephone from Apple and you want to sell or give away your old iPhone, you must be very careful, since it is not enough to format the equipment as factory mode, it is necessary that you take some additional steps so that you do not have problems in the future. Do you want to know what they are? Here we reveal them to you.
As detailed by Hipertextual, the first thing you should do is make a backup copy of your photos, videos, conversations, browsing histories, application and system settings, among other data. To achieve this, you must enter iCloud and make sure that all that information is in the Apple cloud.
Before backing up to iCloud, first make sure you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, otherwise you will spend many megabytes of your data plan. This process can take several minutes, depending on the amount of information you are backing up.
Sign out of iCloud and erase your data
Once you have done the backup, you should close your iCloud account. For that, you will have to enter the iPhone settings and look for your username, at the end you will see the option to log out. It is worth noting that you will need to enter the password for your Apple ID, otherwise you will not be able to deactivate it.
When you’ve signed out of iCloud, you can finally reset your old iPhone to its factory state. To do this, you will have to follow these simple steps:
1. Enter the settings from your iPhone.
2. Then go to the option ‘general‘ and then to ‘Restore‘.
3. Select the option ‘delete contents and settings‘
4. In case you have activated the function ‘Find my device‘, it will ask for your Apple password first.