Erasing data from iPhone 4 - How long does this take?
I am selling my iPhone 4 and went into settings>general? erase all data...It's been on the apple logo with the little round circle thingy for about 2.5 - 3 hours now...How long does it normally take to erase everything and go back to Factory settings? Is it normal to take this long??
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- 01-24-2011, 09:37 AM #8iPhone Newbie
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For the 3GS and 4, it should be immediate. From the User Guide, p. 204...
This can take up to two hours or more, depending on the model and storage capacity of your iPhone. (On iPhone 3GS or later, the encryption key is removed immediately.)
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