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How to erase all data on your cellphone - iPhone

For those who have a new cellphone and want to erase all content on their older iPhone.

If the older cellphone is a Clarkson issued phone being used for Duo two-factor authentication DO NOT erase phone until you have set up Duo on the new device. 

Information you will likely need to complete these steps : 

  • Cell Passcode 
  • Apple ID & Password 

Step-by-step guide

When you are ready and the data has been backed up or transferred or ready to be erased:

  1. Tap on Settings > General > Reset

Depending on how the phone was used you may be prompted for the passcode used to unlock your home screen and/or your Apple ID & Password to turn off "Find My iPhone".

2. Tap Erase All Content and Settings