Reset via iTunes is Complex? Here is How to Hard Reset iPhone 4 without iTunes!

iPhone 4 is an old phone and sometimes it can cause problems in smooth functionality. You might face some resistance because of overflowing cache and memory issues. This is a sign for you to hard reset your iPhone 4 as soon as possible so that you can work comfortably and easily. If your iPhone 4 shows lagging while texting, or scrolling contacts or you start getting delays in getting a live camera app, it means it’s high time you hard reset your device.

How to Hard Reset iPhone 4 without iTunes

There are a few methods that you can use to for how to hard reset iPhone 4 without iTunes. The simplest one is to hard reset on your iPhone 4 itself.

  1. Launch Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.
  2. It will ask you to enter the passcode if you set one. Then it will start reset process.

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However, there is a high chance that you might lose some important notes, unsynced photos and the favorites on your iPhone 4. Also, they provide you a temporary solution. Even though reset will also remove the encryption part, there is still possible to recover data or files, which is not safe enough for sensitive personal info. Therefore, we suggest that you use iMyFone Umate Pro, the ultimate hard reset solution for your iPhone 4.

How to Permanently Hard Reset iPhone 4 without iTunes

iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac is an excellent software designed with meticulous accuracy and keeping in mind the user’s requirements and issues. It is extremely easy to use and has been developed after careful research in order to provide the best hard reset solution for iPhone 4 users. The similar function on it is “Erase All Data” mode. What difference between Reset on iPhone and Erase on iMyFone is that, iMyFone can 100% guarantee NO chance of recovery while Reset fails to.

As an advanced iPhone data eraser, iMyFone Umate Pro works more perfect than the Reset option on iPhone. Erasure feature is the most important thing of iMyFone Umate Pro. However, it not only keeps your personal data on iPhone 100% safe, but also provides a complete solution for space saving.

It has an user-friendly interface which makes it easy to perform “Erase All Data” function. You can perform iPhone 4 hard reset with just 3 simple steps on iMyFone Umate Pro. These steps will allow the software to erase all the junk data and unimportant files from every corner of your device. All you have to do is follow these steps and let the software do the rest:

Step 1:Connect your iPhone 4 with your computer where iMyFone Umate Pro locates.

Step 2:Hit “Erase All Data” tab and tab “Erase” button.


Step 3:Choose the Security Level (the default one is Medium ) and type “delete” into the box to confirm. Then just wait for it to finish.


Key Features of iMyFone Umate Pro

iMyFone Umate Pro is compatible with iOS10 and iPhone 7 and is available for windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP. The data from your iPhone 4 will be deleted as if it never existed, with absolutely no chance for restoration!

1-Click Free Up Space

With iMyFone Umate you can clear up almost 30+ redundant and unnecessary files from your device within the shortest time. It will make your iPhone 4 work faster and smoother and you won’t have any further lag issues while using your phone. This software deletes crash logs, corrupt files, temporary files, cookies, photo gallery cache and the extra data from third party apps. You can free up to 75% photo space on your device by by compressing the images without lossing any visible quality.

1-Click Free Up Space

Erase Private Data

Different from “Erase All Data”, you can selectively erase some unwanted personal data here. But erasure here still guarantee NO chance of recovery. Here, you can choose to erase messages, call history, contacts, photos, note, Wechat history, Whatsapp history, SMS attachment and etc..

Erase Private Data

Erase Deleted Files

More advanced compared to other iOS data erasers, iMyFone Umate Pro is amazing to find out some previously deleted files, such as photos, Safari history, call history, message, bookmark, voice memo, etc. You can preview first and then completely erase them.

Erase Deleted Files

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