As you may know, restoring your iPhone to factory settings will wipe out your iPhone and set it up as new. Thus it's very important to back up your iPhone to the computer ( Part 1) before you reset your iPhone ( Part 2). In spite of the risk of data loss in resetting iPhone to factory settings, some iPhone users still choose to do so to solve some serious problems on iPhone. No matter what reason you have, as long as you want to restore your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X to factory settings, you can learn how to make it from this article, either with or without iTunes.
As mentioned above, resetting your iPhone to factory settings will erase the information and settings on your iPhone. Thus you'd better back up the contents on your iPhone to computer first using a completely free iOS data transfer tool, EaseUS MobiMover Free. Without any cost and limitation, you can use MobiMover to transfer files between iOS device and computer or between two iOS devices. Photos, movies, TV shows, music videos, music, ringtones, playlists, voice memos, audiobooks, contacts, notes and more can all be transferred to or out of your iPhone/iPad in iOS 8 or later. What's more, MobiMover can also serve as a free iPhone content manager with its file management features. Follow the steps below to learn how to back up your iPhone to computer before you reset your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to factory settings.
Step 1. Run EaseUS MobiMover and connect your device to the computer. Select the "Backup Manager" pattern in the main interface. Then, select "Backup" to continue.
Step 2. EaseUS MobiMover will display all the iPhone files that are available for backing up. Just select all files by ticking the box next to the "Select All," and then click on "One-Click Backup" to proceed.
Step 3. EaseUS MobiMover will start to back up iPhone files to your computer immediately. Don't suspend the USB connection while backing up.
Once you've made a backup, you can restore this backup to your device when you need it. But note that this will erase your device and get everything replaced by what's in the backup. If you do mind this, just try to use "Phone to PC" feature to back up your device instead.
In a word, EaseUS MobiMover is a user-friendly iPhone transfer software for iOS devices. It works as a professional iPhone manager that can help to transfer, add, delete and edit data with a few clicks. After backing up the contents on your iPhone to computer with MobiMover, you can follow the steps below to restore your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to factory settings.
If your iPhone performs properly and you want to reset it to factory settings, you can make it directly on your device in Settings App without iTunes. (Many things can be done in Settings. For example, you can invert color on iPhone 8/8 Plus/X, turn off location services on iPhone and block messages on iPhone using this App.)
Step 1: Open Settings App on your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X.
Step 2: Go to General > Reset.
Step 3: Tap on Erase All Content and Settings and choose Erase Now to confirm.
You can also reset your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to factory settings with iTunes. Before that, make sure you have installed the latest version of iTunes on your computer and then follow the steps below to continue.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable and launch iTunes. Tap on Trust on your iPhone to trust this computer.
Step 2: Tap on the Device button in iTunes and choose Summary.
Step 3: Click Restore iPhone > Restore to reset your iPhone to factory settings.
While if your iPhone won't turn on and you want to restore it to factory settings. learn how to make it from Tip 3 in the article about how to fix "iPhone won't turn on" in iOS 11.
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