How To Reset iPad Mini

With the launch of iPad Mini, Apple provided its iPad series to those users who were not able to afford the iPad Pro models. But even though, whether it is iPad Mini or iPad Pro, everyone feels the need to rest their device. And hence, the number of users seeking to know how to reset iPad Mini is increasing day by day. There might be plethora of reasons as to why users might feel the need to reset the device. It can be because of selling their device or to erase the data for various reasons.

In addition to this, users also tend to reset iPad Mini when their device gets stuck due to some or the other reason. If your iPad Mini gets stuck, then it might be because of too many apps, or a glitch in the iOS, or due to some other reasons. And resetting the device might be a boon in such cases. Let us see how you can hard reset iPad without password.

Hard Reset iPad mini

Performing a hard reset on you iPad mini is a child's play. This is exactly the same as you do for you iPhone (models 6s and earlier). If you do not this, here are the steps that you need to follow to know hard reset iPad mini.

Step 1: Apple has, from the beginning, aimed to keep as less buttons as possible on its device. And the iPad Mini is not any exception. And there are only 4 buttons that are present on your device. They are: the mute button (used to mute your device), the volume up button (used to increase the volume of your device), the volume down button (used to decrease the volume of your device), the Power/Sleep button (to wake up you device), and the Home button (to navigate to the home screen).

Step 2: Out of these buttons, we only need to operate the Home and Sleep button. Hold the Sleep button and the Home button. Now press both the buttons at the same time for almost 8–10 seconds.

Step 3: After some time, the screen will go off. Keep pressing even if the screen goes off. After some time, the screen will turn on with the Apple logo on it. This means that you have successfully performed hard reset on your device.

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Reset All Settings on iPad mini

If are looking for answer to your "how do I reset my iPad Mini?" question, then let us tell you that you can also reset all settings on your iPad. This will help to restore all the settings to default. Remember that this action will not erase the data in your device. In fact, it will restore back the settings to default, which were at the time you brought the device. All you need to do is follow the given below steps.

Step 1: Go to Settings app and head to General.

Step 2: In General, you need to look for Reset option.

Step 3: In Reset, click the Reset All Settings options.

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Factory Reset iPad with iTunes

You can also factory reset iPad Mini. Performing this action will erase all the data on your device, leaving it akin to a new device. People mostly tend to use this method if they need to sell their device. All you need to do is follow the given below steps.

Step 1: Open iTunes and connect your device to the computer.

Step 2: If it asks for the passcode, provide one.

Step 3: Select your device when it appears in iTunes.

Step 4: Above the Backups section, select "Restore iPad" option.

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Reset iPad to factory Settings without iTunes

Sometimes, hard reset iPad doesn't work. Hence, at such time you need someone that you can depend upon. It is this time, when Tenorshare 4uKey comes in picture. This tool offers a single click solution to every problem that you have with your iPad. The tool will solve the issue and you will be able to reset your device. Here are the steps that you need to follow.

Step 1: Download and install the 4uKey software on your PC or Mac.

Step 2: Then, connect the iPad to your computer with a USB cable, the software will detect the device automatically.

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Step 3: After that run the software and go to the main interface to click on "Start".

Step 4: Now, you will be prompted to download the firmware, select a download location and then click "Download" to proceed.

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Step 5: After the firmware is downloaded, you can go to the Software window and click "Unlock Now".

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The above procedure will completely wipe all the data from your device and it will be reset.

Tying all the loose ends here, we just had a look on the 4 methods that will help you reset iPad Mini without password. You are now aware of how to hard reset your iPad, how to Reset All Settings on your iPad Mini, and how to factory reset your device using iTunes. You also had a look on Tenorshare ReiBoot that will help you to reset your iPad. Lastly, if you feel that this article was helpful, do let us know this by commenting below.

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