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[4 Quick Ways] How to Factory Reset iPhone 7/7 Plus?

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You may want to factory reset your iPhone but don't know how; or, you may already know the procedure but can't reset your device successfully.

If you are in this situation, you have nothing to worry about. In this article, we'll introduce how to factory reset iPhone 7/7 Plus in 4 easy ways. These methods also work with other models including iPhone 15 and are compatible with the latest iOS 17.

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Part 1: Hard Reset iPhone 7/7 Plus in Settings

If you can access the iPhone's settings, then factory reset your iPhone 7 with buttons can be easy. But you have to enter the screen passcode first to get into your iPhone.

Here's how to reset iPhone 7/7 Plus to factory settings by using iPhone's Settings:

Step 1: Go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.

Step 2: Please enter the screen passcode when asked. After that, iPhone will begin to factory reset your iPhone 7/7 Plus.

factory reset iphone 7 in settings

Part 2: Reset iPhone 7/7 Plus to Factory Settings via iTunes

If your iPhone is broken or the button is not usable, you can try to hard reset iPhone 7/7 Plus via iTunes, which enables you to do an iPhone 7/7 Plus factory reset without entering the iPhone.

Here's how to hard reset iPhone 7/7 Plus via iTunes:

Step 1: Launch iTunes and connect your iPhone to the computer with an USB cable. And click Trust this computer when it appears on your iPhone screen.

Step 2: To factory reset iPhone 7/7 Plus, you can click the Restore iPhone button.

reset iPhone 7 with iTunes

Step 3: iTunes will pop up a window for you to confirm. Click Restore button again to proceed.

iTunes restore iPhone 7 to factory settings

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If iTunes not recognizing your iPhone 7, you can put iPhone into recovery mode first, then follow the same procedure to reset iPhonr 7/7 Plus using iTunes.

Part 3: Hard Reset iPhone 7/7 Plus Using iCloud

The iTunes can't work by any means? No worries, you can try to hard reset iPhone 7/7 Plus by using the iPhone Find My feature on iCloud.

This feature allows you to factory reset iPhone 7/7 Plus by erasing the iPhone, which works the same like via Settings or iTunes.

Here's how to factory reset iPhone 7/7 Plus with iCloud:

Step 1: Log into icloud.com and select All Device.

Step 2: Find your iPhone and click the Erase iPhone, which prompts you to proceed.

erase iphone using icoud

Step 3: When asked to enter Apple ID and password, you can choose to answer security questions or enter the verification code sent to your another Apple device.

Step 4: After you've successfuly entered the Apple ID apssword, please proceed for iCloud to erase and reset your iPhone 7/7 Plus to factory settings.

Part 4: Factory Reset iPhone 7/7 Plus Without Passcode/iTunes/iCloud

If you can neither enter the screen passcode, nor get your device recognized by iTunes, nor remember your Apple ID password to use iCloud, then here's you last resort, which is by using an effective iOS factory reset tool - iMyFone Fixppo.

Without using iTunes or entering Apple ID password, you can easily hard reset iPhone 7/7 Plus to factory settings in 5 minutes. Fixppo lets you reset your iPhone 7/7 Plus in a snap.

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iPhone Factory Reset Tool:

  • Factory reset iPhone 7/7 Plus without screen passcode/iTunes/iCloud.
  • 1-click to reset iPhone to factory settings whether it is broken or disabled.
  • Compatible with all iPhone models including iPhone 15/14/13/12/11/X/8/7/7 Plus/6 to reset to factory resettings.
  • Fixppo can also reboot iPhone without losing data, fix iPhone stuck on Apple logo, etc.

Steps on how to factory reset iPhone 7/7 Plus with Fixppo:

Step 1: Download and launch Fixppo on your computer, then connect your iPhone 7/7 Plus to the computer.

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Step 2: Under the Reset iDevices tab, choose Hard Reset, which enables oyu to reset iPhone 7/7 Plus without passocde.

choose hard reset iPhone to factory settings

Step 3: Now, Fixppo will detect your device and show you the available firmware file. Please click the Download button to get the firmware.

download firmware to hard reset iPhone

Step 4: When the firmware is downloaded, click the Start Hard Reset button for Fixppo to begin factoy resetting your device.

start hard reset iPhone to factory settings

In 5 minutes, your iPhone will be reset to a brand-new one. You can set it up again as you like.

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Fixppo can reset your iPhone 7/7 Plus by completely erasing all iPhone data to meet your different needs. Download it to have a try!

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This is the video on how to reset iPhone without passcode and iTunes:

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Part 5: Comparison of 4 Factory Reset Methods

You can learn some differences between these 4 factory reset solutions.

iPhone Settings iTunes iCloud iOS Factory Reset Tool
Success Rate 50% 70% 70% 99.99%
Difficulty Easy Complex Complex Easy
Required Time 15 minutes 45-50 minutes 1-1.5 hours 5 minutes
If Passcode Required yes yes yes no
When to Use You can enter the screen passcode Your iPhone can be detected You remember the Apple ID password No limitations, freely use it at any time under any situation

Hot FAQs on How to Factory Reset iPhone 7/7 Plus

1 How do I factory reset my iPhone 7 to sell it?

If you remember the passcode or if you can access the iPhone, you can factory reset your iPhone 7 via iPhone Settings, iTunes or iCloud. If you're restricted, you can try iMyFone Fixppo to reset your iPhone 7 to sell it without any limitations.

2 Will Hard Reset Delete Everything on iPhone 7/7 Plus?

The answer is Yes. If you choose to hard reset iPhone, then every data will be erased from the device.

3 How do I factory reset my iPhone 7 without passcode?

If you don't remember or can't enter the passcode, Fixppo and iTunes can help you factory reset iPhone 7/7 Plus successfully. Whereas iTunes requires you to trust the computer first.

Conclusion

Here's how to factory reset iPhone 7/7 Plus with 4 practical methods. You can choose the one that meets your situation.

And for recommendation, iMyFone Fixppo here is the best iPhone factory reset software that can easily reset your iPhone to factory resettings without needing password, iTunes or iCloud.

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