How to Factory Reset iPhone without Computer (iOS 16 Supported)

Having trouble with your iPhone is not common to everyone, but some people did encounter issues here and there.

Such problems as iPhone freeze, suck in headphone mode, attacked by virus, or restart loop, etc. get many users into trouble.

For fixing them, factory reset iPhone will be a good idea.

Someone may ask, is there an easy way to factory reset iPhone without computer or iTunes?

Yes, exactly.

This page collects 2 easy ways to help you factory reset iPhone without computer or iTunes.

Reset iPhone without Computer

Without computer, you do factory reset your iPhone. However, it is not the permanent way to restore iPad. Still some iPhone data recovery programs have the opportunity to recover data after factory reset.

For getting iPhone factory reset permanently, iPhone Eraser will do you a great favor.

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Go to refer this page to factory reset iPhone permanently.

Method 1. Factory reset iPhone without computer by Settings

Step 1. Make sure to turn off iTunes automatic sync and iCloud backup features before hard reset iPhone without computer. You can find them in the Settings app. This could prevent from restoring automatically after reset.

Step 2. Locate to Settings > General > Reset and tap on the "Erase App Content and Settings option". When warning message prompts, you need to tap on Erase iPhone again to evoke the factory reset process.

Step 3. You phone will restart and shows the welcome screen you saw when you bought it after factory reset.

Reset iPhone without Computer

Method 2. Reset iPhone without computer by iCloud via browser

"Find My iPhone" on iCloud is a useful tool to help you factory reset iPhone remotely. What you need to do is to find another phone, and log in iCloud online to erase iPhone.

Note: This way is based on the enable option of "Find My iPhone" on your iPhone.

Step 1. On your iPhone or another accessible phone, go to in your browser and sign in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 2. Click "All Devices" and then select the iPhone you want to reset.

Step 3. Click "Erase iPhone" on the device information screen.

Then you are required to sign in to iCloud account again to confirm the decision.

Reset iPhone without computer by iCloud

Bonus tips of factory reset iPhone without computer

1. Factory reset iPhone will erase all data and settings. For avoiding any regret, you had better backup iPhone. Still without computer? Just backup iPhone to iCloud via Wi-Fi.

2. After factory reset your iPhone, your iPhone will be set as new. Then you will be given the option to restore from backup. Do not miss here to restore iPhone from iCloud.


This article shows you 2 easy ways to factory reset iPhone without computer by Settings and iCloud online. However, if you want to erase all data completely on iPhone, just take iPhone Eraser to do the factory reset. Moreover, backup iPhone data before reset, and restore files from backup after iPhone restore will be the necessary if you do not want to lose any important data.

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