How to Factory Reset iPhone X

Want to factory reset iPhone X but don’t know how? Read on this guide to learn how to factory reset iPhone X easily, and 3 different methods will be offered here.

By Bella Miller | Posted on: Sep. 28, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 28, 2018
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Factory reset is a way of restoring an iPhone to default and reinstalling the operating system. So, when your iPhone X running slowly, stuck on Apple logo or other system problems, factory resetting the device might be a good solution to fix these errors. Or for some users who are planning to sell their iPhone X, reset iPhone X to factory settings is also a wise choice to protect personal data.

No matter what the reason cause you want to factory reset your iPhone X, here are 3 different methods can help you complete the job, even including the way to reset iPhone X without iTunes & data loss.

PhoneRescue – Factory Reset iPhone X

PhoneRescue can help you factory reset your iPhone/iPad, and fix any type of breakdown, like stuck on white Apple logo, continuous reboot loop, or black screen, etc. Beyond fixing iOS errors, recover your accidentally lost data as well.

If you do the factory reset job of your iPhone X just for fixing some iPhone problems, such as iPhone X running slowly, get stuck in white screen, etc., then we suggest you move to Method 3 to finish the task directly. Both Method 1 and Method 2 will wipe all data and settings on your device, and the wiped data can’t be recovered any more.

Method 1. How to Reset iPhone X to Factory Settings without Computer

If you prefer a way to factory reset iPhone X without using a computer, then this method is for you.

Step 1 Go to Settings on your iPhone X > Tap on General.

Step 2 Scroll down and choose Reset > Tap on Erase All Content and Settings option > Enter your passcode if you have set one > Tap on Erase iPhone to confirm.

How to Factory Reset iPhone X without Computer

How to Factory Reset iPhone X without Computer

Method 2. How to Reset iPhone X to Factory Resetting with iTunes

Before you try this method, make sure that you have updated iTunes to the latest version on your computer. In addition, you need to go to Settings on your iPhone X > [your name] > iCloud > Tap on Find My iPhone and turn it off.

Step 1 Open iTunes on your Mac or PC > Connect your iPhone X to the computer.

Step 2 Choose the device icon on the top-left screen of iTunes > Click on Restore [device] button.

Step 3 Confirm your restore by clicking the Restore button again. After the process completes, it will restart automatically.

Method 3. How to Factory Reset iPhone X without iTunes

If you don’t want to factory reset iPhone X with iTunes or erase anything while doing the job, then PhoneRescue for iOS is the powerful tool that can help you make it. Based on custom-designed technologies, PhoneRescue for iOS comes as the only lifesaver to quickly save both your iPhone and the data inside, bring your iPhone X back to life.

More than anything, it helps you easily fix various iOS system problems, such as running slowly, getting stuck in black screen, white screen and Apple logo or even in restarting loop, without removing a single byte from your device storage. Also, just a simple click and a few minutes are needed to complete the entire job. Now, let’s see how to factory reset iPhone X without data loss.

Step 1 Free Download PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer (or click the Download button below directly) > Open it.

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Step 2 Connect your iPhone X to the computer with its USB cable > Click on iOS Repair Tools mode > Click on Right Arrow at the bottom right corner to continue.

How to Factory Reset iPhone X without iTunes – Step 2

How to Factory Reset iPhone X without iTunes – Step 2

Step 3 Choose Advanced Mode > Follow the steps as the screenshot shows to turn your device to Recovery Mode. If the access failed, try again.

How to Factory Reset iPhone X without iTunes – Step 3

How to Factory Reset iPhone X without iTunes – Step 3

Step 4 After entering Recovery mode, click “Download” button to download the firmware for your iOS device > Once the download completes, it will repair your iOS device to normal automatically.

How to Factory Reset iPhone X without iTunes – Step 4

How to Factory Reset iPhone X without iTunes – Step 4

If you want to recover some lost data after the factory reset process on your iPhone X, then PhoneRescue for iOS can also help you easily get them back. It supports retrieving photos, messages, contacts, notes, videos, calendar, WhatsApp messages as well as other up to 31 iOS file types.

The Bottom Line

As you can see from above, it’s quite easy to factory reset iPhone X. Also, Method 3 cloud be the safest and simplest way to finish the task, as it will not erase anything on iPhone X. Lastly, if you find this guide useful, just share it to help more iPhone 8 users.

Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.