How to reset ipad

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    Hi I am upgrading to an Ipad air and want to sell my ipad 2 how do i reset the ipad so none of my details are on it and it is like when bought new

    Thanks forall help
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    Go to settings>General>Reset>Erase All Content and Settings. The process takes a few minutes and your iPad will be in the state it was when you bought it new. All of your content and personal details will be erased. Of course, before doing this, back up your iPad. The backup can be used to set up your new iPad.
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    Before deleting everything, create a backup (iCloud or iTunes/computer).
    Then go to Settings - iCloud and disable "Find my iPad". That done, go to Settings - General - Reset, and there "Erase all Content and Settings". This will remove everything from your device, and the future owner will have no problems to set it up with his Apple ID.
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    Thanks, I forgot to mention turning off find my iPad.
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    My pleasure. :)

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