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How to Factory Reset iPhone 13

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iPhone 13 has been loved and welcomed by consumers for a dramatically better experience since it was released in 2021. iPhone 13 is the newest iPhone model, and it has been improved in many ways. You may wonder how to factory reset iPhone 13. Is it the same way as the other models do?

In this article, we’ll show you how to factory reset an iPhone 13, also including iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max.

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How to Factory Reset iPhone 13

Back up your iPhone 13 before a factory reset.

If you want to save your data on your iPhone 13(mini), 13 Pro, or 13 Pro Max, do back up the data meticulously.

Refer to our tutorial on how to back up iPhone 13(mini) on iCloud or iTunes, or back up with third-party software.

How to Back Up Your iPhone with iTunes or iCloud or Software.

Factory reset iPhone 13 on Device option.

Apple has designed the option for you to factory reset your iPhone 13 with on Settings. In case you choose to reset your iPhone 13 to factory default, you can tap this option to erase your iPhone.

  • Tap Settings.
  • Tap General.
  • Tap Transfer or Reset iPhone.
  • Tap Erase All Content and Settings. Tap Continue.
  • Enter your passcode to proceed.

Hard Reset iPhone 13 with Buttons – Force Restart.

You didn’t have to factory reset your iPhone 13 when you have some small glitches, a force restart can fix minor issues.

Many people also referred to a hard restart as a hard reset. A force restart on iPhone 13 won’t lose your data. It’s simply force turn off your iPhone 13 and then turn on it. Significantly, a Force restart works great to fix iPhone 13 crashes, a stuck iPhone 13, a frozen iPhone sometimes. It’s worth trying to fix your issued iPhone 13 firstly with a force restart.

  • Press and quickly release the volume up button
  • Press and quickly release the volume down button.
  • Then press and hold the side button. Release the side button until the Apple logo appears.

Factory reset iPhone 13 with SD iOS system recovery software.

Another fast and easy way to factory reset the iPhone 13 is to use a piece of software. SD iOS system recovery is our pick. We’ve proved many times to resolve knotty issues. It’s extremely useful. The App can factory reset 13 to default settings, add it can also fix 50 Plus iPhone 13 issues. Whether your iPhone is broken, stuck, frozen, bricked, or crashed, or you want to downgrade or upgrade your iOS system, or when you decide to sell your iPhone 13 and erase it to factory default for data security, the app is a great helper.

At first, free download this software to your computer, either PC or Mac.

1. Open the app. Get to the iOS System Recovery section.

iOS system recovery start

2. Click start. Connect your iPhone 13 to your computer with a USB cable.

start repair iphone

3. Choose the advanced mode. Confirm.

The app has two modes to fix your issued iPhone 13. The standard mode can troubleshoot it without any data loss. When we need to factory reset the iPhone 13, we should choose the advanced mode. Then the app will reset your iPhone to the factory default, wiping everything on it.

advanced mode

When your iPhone is bricked or disabled, make sure to put your iPhone 13 to recovery mode after connecting it to your computer. With this approach, your iPhone will be detected by the software algorithm.

4. Download the firmware package and Fix.

choose firmware versions

When the screen shows you “Fixed successfully”, you are done. Set up your iPhone 13 later when it opens.

Fixed Successfully.

Video Tutorial:

Reset iPhone 13 with the Finder or iTunes.

Never forget Apple’s own product and software to reset your iPhone when you have a computer in hand. Before factory resetting your iPhone 13 with the Finder on iTunes, you should turn off Find My iPhone.

Tap Settings > Your Apple ID > Find My > Find My iPhone.  Toggle the switch to off beside the Find My iPhone option. Enter your Apple ID password.

  1. Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable. Tap Trust if it prompted on your iPhone 13 screen saying “Trust this Computer? Trust or Not Trust?
  2. Locate your iPhone on Finder or iTunes.
  3. Click Restore iPhone.

restore iPhone with FinderWait for a few moments until your iPhone 13 restarts.

For a not responding iPhone 13, you’ll need to put it into recovery mode or the DFU mode. Follow our proven guides to put your iPhone 13 in recovery mode or DFU mode.

iPhone 13 Recovery Mode.

iPhone 13 DFU Mode.

If you have a computer,  resetting the iPhone 13 is not so complicated. If you are in a bind in using the free iTunes or Finder way, or you can’t remember your Apple ID password, and can’t turn off find my iPhone, then the best option is to use the third-party software, SD iOS system recovery.

For a locked iPhone 13 reset, or even if you forgot the iPhone 13 passcode? The solutions are totally different:  How to Factory Reset iPhone 13 without Password.

We hope you found how to factory reset iPhone 13, you may also want to read our tutorial on iPhone 13 won’t hard reset, or How to Reset iPhone without Password or Computer, and How to Factory Reset iPhone with Buttons.

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Amanda Lee

I am the chief editor of I have been engaged in software and computer gadgets fields for over 10 years, offering proven guides, tips, and software solutions in data recovery, and multimedia field.

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