Welcome to iPadForums.net Guest - Click Here to Register

Resetting ipad before selling

This is a discussion on Resetting ipad before selling within the iPad General Discussions forums, part of the Apple iPad Discussions category; I am about to sell my iPad 1. Will reformatting remove all data, including password information? Will the new owner have any trouble setting a ...

iPadForums.net is the original Apple iPad Forum! Registered Users do not see these ads. Please Register - It's Free!
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    iPad Noob!
    Member #
    45948
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Tucson
    Posts
    2

    Resetting ipad before selling

    I am about to sell my iPad 1. Will reformatting remove all data, including password information? Will the new owner have any trouble setting a new password? Will I be able to transfer all the data from my old iPad 1 to my new iPad 2 through iTunes?

    Norm

  2. Ads


  3. #2
    iPF Legend
    Member #
    27654
    Liked
    119 times
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Scotland
    Posts
    15,248
    One of our frequent and most experienced members, twerppoet, gave this advice...

    "In iTunes, with your iPad connected, choose you iPad under devices.

    Right click on the iPad and do a Backup.

    Right click on the iPad and choose Transfer Purchases.

    Explore iTunes on the computer and make sure all your media and apps are there.

    That will do most of what you need. To be on the safe side, go through any of your apps that store or create documents and make sure you email, or otherwise save them to the computer. Be sure to include the Saved Pictures album in iPhotos.

    When you get your new iPad sync it to same account and computer. Right click on the device and choose Restore from Backup. I'm not completely sure of the right sequence in the restore procedure, so you might want to grab the iPad User's Guide. But as long as you did the first part with the old iPad you should bje able to fumble you're way to a complete recovery of all your stuff.

    Before you send back your iPad, be sure to Restore it from the main device screen. This will remove all your personal data and set it to the same state you received it in."

    Tim


Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. Selling 3G iPad. What about the SIM Card?
    By DUTCH VanAtlanta in forum iPad General Discussions
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-09-2011, 03:37 PM
  2. selling Ipad 2 on ebay
    By rew4946 in forum iPad 2 Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-16-2011, 11:09 PM
  3. What to do before selling my iPad 1
    By geardoom3 in forum iPad General Discussions
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 03-05-2011, 07:46 AM
  4. Selling ipad
    By ipoding in forum iPad General Discussions
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: 01-03-2011, 01:33 PM
  5. Will Target Soon be Selling the iPad?
    By Maura in forum Apple iPad News
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-13-2010, 06:16 PM

Search tags for this page

does resetting ipad delete everything

,
how to clear an ipad for sale
,
how to delete personal information from ipad
,
how to remove personal information from ipad
,
how to reset ipad before selling
,
removing personal information from ipad
,

reset ipad before selling

,
what to do before selling an ipad
Click on a term to search for related topics.