How to Restore iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5G to Factory Settings

How to Restore iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5G to Factory Settings - Sometimes a problem occurs and users want to replace their iPhones from Apple Store. If you are having a problem in your iPhone and want to claim for warranty from App store, your iPhone must be on factory settings and shouldn’t be Jailbroken. Sometimes you install a faulty package from Cydia and your iPhone starts acting up, you can restore to factory settings to eradicate this problems. So, If you are having any problem and want to replace your iPhone, you must follow the guide below to restore your iPhone to factory settings.

How to Restore iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5G to Factory Settings

How to Restore iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5G to Factory Settings

How to Restore iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5G to Factory Settings

Step 1: Connect your iPhone 5 or iPod Touch 5G with your Computer.

How to Restore iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5G to Factory Settings

Step 2: If it doesn’t automatically starts iTunes, Run it.

How to Restore iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5G to Factory Settings

Step 3: Select your iDevice from the Top Right Corner.

Step 4: Here you will find a button called “Restore iPhone” as on the screenshot below click on it. Don’t click on “Restore Backup”.

Note: It’s better to Download first the firmware you want then select “Shift+Restore iPhone” for Windows or “Option+Restore iPhone” for Mac and choose your downloaded firmware This will decrease the appearance of the issues
How to Restore iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5G to Factory Settings

Step 5: You can also download the iOS 6.1.2 from the links posted here,

Step 6: After finishing up this process, set your Device as New device.

Step 7: Don’t restore your iDevice from Backup.

Step 8: If you have to take it to Apple Store, you can take it as such, otherwise you can Jailbreak it using Evasi0n 1.5.3 from this link.