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Erasing iPhone for sale?

196 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Oct 18, 2013 6:23 PM by zelous RSS
LukeMegg Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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Oct 18, 2013 5:58 PM

My iPhone 4S sold via eBay, will be posting it out soon.

 

What's the best way to erase it safely? I have done Erase All Contents and Settings, but is there anything extra worth doing to ensure that it's completely gone?

 

I have changed my passwords for facebook, snapchat, instagram, email, Apple ID, online banking etc - basically anything that I used the phone for regularly that I would not want to get taken over I changed via my PC after erasing the iPhone...

 

Is there any further steps I can take to ensure that the device is totally free of all my stuff?

 

Finally, is there a way to un-link my old iOS devices from my Apple ID so they're totally 'un-tied' to me?

 

Thanks in advance!!

iPhone 4S, iOS 7

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