Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular
If your tablet Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular works very slow, it hangs, you want to bypass screen lock, or memory is full, and you want to erase everything, or you want to sell it or give it away and you want nobody to be able to access your files and passwords. You can do a factory reset so that it returns to be like the first day.
In the following steps we explain how to format the Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular to erase all your information and make it totally clean as it came out of the store.
You must bear in mind that a reset or return to the factory state in a mobile deletes all its content, so you must make a backup of your data before doing it if you do not want to lose everything.
There are several ways to do a reset on an Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular depending on the data you have.
If you want to make a reset using the device options to return to the factory state an Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular you have to follow these simple steps:
Estimated time: 5 minutes.
1- First step:
Turn on your Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular.
2- Second step:
Let's go to the settings of the Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, it is the icon of the gear wheel that you will find on the home screen of the device.
3- Third step:
We look for the “General” section within the settings, its icon curiously is also another cogwheel.
4- Fourth step:
We go down through the “General” menu of our Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular all the way to the bottom until we find the “Reset” option and click on it.
5- Fifth step:
Among the different available options that appear in the “Reset” menu we find “Erase All Content and Settings”, click on this option to start the Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular reset.
6- Sixth step:
If you do not have an iCloud backup of your Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular data, photos and applications, a notice will appear inviting you to review the iCloud settings. If you want to make a backup copy this is the moment before deleting all the content of the device, otherwise click on “Continue”. The data you have uploaded to Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or backup copies that you have in the cloud, such as iCloud, Google Drive, Dropbox or One Drive, will not be deleted.
7- Seventh step:
It will ask you for the password of the iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular and if you have activated “Find”, you will also have to enter your iCloud username and password.
8- Eighth step:
Your device iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular from Apple it will restart and take several minutes to start while restoring the device to its factory state and optimizing the applications pre-installed in the operative system iOS 5.1| upgradable to iOS 9.3.5.
1- Turn off your iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular
2- Open iTunes on your computer and connect the iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular to a computer (you must have iTunes installed on your PC or Mac).
3- When you connect it, the Apple logo will appear on your phone, press and hold the center Home button or lower Volume (iPhone 7 or higher) and the power button.
4- In about 10 seconds the screen will turn off.
5- Release the power button but keep pressing the Home button or turn down Volume (iPhone 7 or higher).
6- In about 30 seconds the computer will recognize the iPhone in DFU mode and you can release the Home button or lower Volume (iPhone 7 or higher).
7- Select “Restore” in iTunes on your computer.
8- The latest iOS software version will be downloaded and the device will be formatted.
9- The iPad will restart after the process, if it had the iCloud account activated, it will request the email and password of iCloud.
In this case it is best to contact Apple or take it to an official store to verify that you are the owner and restore it.
If you are not the owner, we recommend that you get in touch with him, if you have found it on the street, it is best to take him to the police so that the owner can recover it, it is impossible to restore an iPad without the iCloud account and if you get may have been blocked by IMEI.
About the device:
Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular is a device with 241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm (9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 in), a weight of 662 grams, a screen resolution of 9.7 inches (~65.1% screen-to-body ratio).
It has a processor Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A9, a graphics card PowerVR SGX543MP4 (quad-core graphics), a RAM memory 1 GB RAM and an internal memory of 16/32/64 GB.
The Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular it comes from the factory with the operating system iOS 5.1| upgradable to iOS 9.3.5