If you are going to switching to a new iPhone, you can wipe the contents on your old iPhone and sell it. Many people may not know how to wipe an iPhone, so the guidance below will show you how to do that.

Part 1. Erase All Data on iPhone

Actually people can erase all data on iPhone to wipe their iPhone. They only need to tap Settings > General > Reset, and choose Erase All Content and Settings to wipe everything on their iPhone.

After wiping an iPhone, your iPhone will restart, you can hold the Sleep/Wake button to turn your iPhone off so that you can sell it. People can wipe an iPhone easily, but some users don’t want to wipe all the contents in their iPhone because they may want to save the files they want on their computer. The iPhone users may not want to use the Erase All Content and Settings to wipe an iPhone, so at this moment, they are able to use the third-party iPhone transfer software to wipe contents on their old iPhone, so that they can select files to delete on their iPhone or back up to computer.

Part 2. Wipe Contents on iPhone

Among all the iPhone managing programs, Leawo iTransfer is regarded as the best. This software enables users to transfer files among iOS devices, iTunes and computers, and it allows users manage iPhone files without using iTunes. This software enables users to transfer files among iOS devices, iTunes and computers, and it allows users manage iPhone files without using iTunes. The following guidance will set music as an example, and show you how to wipe an iPhone with Leawo iTransfer, and you can free download the software to have a try.

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Step 1. Run Leawo iTransfer and connect iPhone to computer with USB cable. The software will recognize your iPhone.

Step 2. Click the name of iPhone and choose Music in the left sidebar. Your iPhone music files will display in the right part of the software window.

Step 3. You’ll see several options in the software window. Check the square checkbox beside each name of the song to select certain songs, and click the Delete button at the top middle. You’ll see a pop-up dialog to confirm your deletion. Click Yes to start deleting the selected files from your iPhone.

Part 3. Backup iPhone to Computer Before Wiping an iPhone

With Leawo iTransfer, you can wipe an iPhone and save the useful files on your iPhone. What’s more, this iPhone transfer software enables users back up iPhone to computer, so after users wipe an iPhone, they can use this software to transfer the useful files from iPhone to computer for future use. The following guidance will show you how to do that.

Step 1. Run Leawo iTransfer and connect iPhone. Click the name of iPhone and Choose Music in the left sidebar. The iPhone songs will display in the right part of the software window.

Step 2. Check the square checkbox beside Name to select all songs, and click the transfer button at the right bottom. Or hold Ctrl/Shift key to select certain songs, and right-click a selected song to choose Transfer to > My Computer.

Step 3. After selecting songs, you’ll see a pop-up dialog. Check Save to Folder and click Change to choose a target folder on your computer to save the songs. Then click Transfer Now to start backing up iPhone files to computer.

When the transfer finishes, you’ll get the songs in the target folder. After getting all the useful files on your computer, you can use the Erase All Content and Settings mentioned above to wipe your old iPhone. With Leawo iTransfer, you can manage iPhone files easily, if you switch to an new iPhone, you can transfer files to new iPhone, for example, you can transfer videos from old iPad to new iPad with Leawo iTransfer. If you are interested in this software, just check it out.