iPad – How To Format, Reset, Delete All Settings

Some of the iPad users reported that their ipad got stuck and does not respond to any button press or touch action, in such a case you would need to reset your ipad to revert it back to factory state. There are different procedure to follow to reset your iPad depending on what is your current condition of your iPad.

What To Do When iPad Hangs ?

Just in case if your iPad does not respond to any action, you will need to restart it by pressing and holding the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears – which confirms that iPad is restarted.

Now there are different levels and type of reset for ipad as follows.

Reset all iPad settings:

Choose General > Reset, then tap Reset All Settings. All your preferences and settings are reset. Information, such as your contacts and calendars, and media, such as your songs and videos, aren’t deleted.

Erase all iPad content and settings:

Choose General > Reset, then tap “Erase All Content and Settings.” This resets all settings to their original values and erases all your information and media.

Reset iPad Network Settings:

Choose General > Reset, then tap Reset Network Settings. When you reset network settings, your list of previously used networks and VPN settings not installed by a configuration profile are removed. Wi-Fi is turned of and then back on, disconnecting you from any network you’re on. The Wi-Fi and “Ask to
Join Networks” settings remain turned on.

Note: To remove VPN settings installed by a configuration profile, choose Settings > General > Profile, then select the profile and tap Remove.

Reset iPad keyboard dictionary:

Choose General > Reset, then tap Reset Keyboard Dictionary. You add words to the keyboard dictionary by rejecting words iPad suggests as you
type. Tap a word to reject the correction and add the word to the keyboard dictionary. Resetting the keyboard dictionary erases all words you’ve added.

Reset iPad Home screen layout:

Choose General > Reset, then tap Reset Home Screen Layout.

Reset iPad location warnings:

Choose General > Reset, then tap Reset Location

Note: Location warnings are the requests made by applications (such as Maps) to use Location Services with those applications. iPad stops presenting the warning for an application the second time you tap OK. Tap Reset Location Warnings to resume the warnings.


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