Apple iPhone 4S Hard Reset

Before you give your handset to repair shop or buy new handset, please try the following procedure to repair your device. First charge your battery more then 70%, backup your important data like phonebook, message, email, images and settings and in most cases take out SIM card and SD card. After doing hard reset not possible to recover your data, so online backup is always important. For all of your data, a backup should be done on a external device, hard drive, raid system media or SD card.

Apple iPhone 4S Hard Reset



Reset iPhone 4S:
  • Press and hold the Home button (big circle below the screen) and the Sleep/Wake button (on top of the iPhone) simultaneously.
  • Continue holding both buttons until the iPhone shuts off and begins to restart. This will take anywhere from 15-60 seconds.
  • You may let go when you see the silver Apple logo. You have now completed the hard reset successfully.
  • Now wait for load from the Apple logo to the main screen.

Resetting iPhone via menu

Go to SettingsGeneralReset and select "Erase All Content and Settings"