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Erase Private Data on iPhone/iPad

By Selena KomezUpdated on November 26, 2019

Today, more and more iOS mobile users are aware of the importance of personal privacy. iPhone, iPad users often need to delete their private information when they intend to donate, re-sell, and abandon their mobile device, including iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini, etc.

Is there an easy way to remove private contents on iPhone iPad without restoring?

Most people simply remove their personal information in a straightforward manner, such as simply pressing the “delete” button or restoring to phone’s factory settings. In fact, this is not enough. When you search on Google, you find it there are a lot of iOS data recovery software can easily and simply recover deleted files or retrieve lost data after factory reset on iPhone iPad devices, such as iPhone Data Recovery software.

It will be a disaster if such data is leaked out to someone else, such as browsing history, location information, bank or credit card account information, website login name and password, personal IDs, etc. iOS Toolkit – iOS Data Eraser is an effective tool to permanently erase your private data from iPhone iPad in order to protect your privacy. It enables you to wipe private data like photos, messages, contacts, call history, notes, calendars, reminders and Safari bookmarks. It is 100% safe and it only takes one click to complete the process. The erased data is permanently unrecoverable.

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Tutorial: How to Completely Wipe Private Data from iPhone/iPad

Step 1. Install and Launch the Toolkit on Computer

Download the software from the button provided above, then install and launch it on your computer. Select “Erase” feature on the main screen to begin.

ios data eraser

Once you enter the Eraser function, please connect your iPhone or iPad device to the computer, so that the software can detect your device.

connect iphone or ipad

Step 2. Choose Erase Private Data

After connecting, it will display two options, Erase Full Data and Erase Private Data. Here we select Erase Private Data to continue.

choose erase private data

Step 3. Scan Your iPhone or iPad Device

Before deleting private data on the iPhone, the software needs to scan your personal data and click the “Start Scan” button to enter the scan page.

scan iphone

You can clearly see the progress of scanning and detailed data on the window.

start scanning iphone

Step 4. Permanently Remove Private Data on iPhone or iPad

All private data you can find in the scan results, such as photos, messages, contacts, call history, and more. Select the data you want to clear, and then click the Erase button on your device to begin removing them. Because those erased contents are unrecoverable, you need to enter “delete” to confirm the deletion and click “Erase Now“.

select data to erase

Immediately, the private data you have selected is being completely erased by the software.


You will see the “Erase Completed!” message in the program’s window after the process is finished.

permanently remove private data on iphone

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