- If you need to backup any files on your iPad do that now!
- Tap the Settings app.
- Tap General on the left side of the screen if it is not already selected.
- On the right side of the screen, scroll to the bottom and tap Reset.
- Tap Erase All Content and Settings.
- Note: This action will completely wipe your iPad.
- If prompted, enter the device passcode.
- Tap Erase.
- Again, tap Erase.
The iPad will now restart. Once it is finished, it will be sitting at the setup screen.