Apple® iPad® - Reset All Settings

Restoring your device to default settings helps when the device crashes and resets itself or when apps freeze/hang or reset the device.

Caution The following are restored to default values (personal data is not affected):

  • Ringtones
  • Sound settings
  • Display settings


  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > General > Reset.
  2. Tap Reset All Settings.
  3. If presented, enter the passcode.
  4. Tap Reset to confirm.
  5. Tap Reset to confirm.
    Note Allow several minutes for the reset and reboot processes to complete.