Restore ipad to factory settings without updating
Upon the start up, all content, apps, music, photos, and personal account information will be erased from the i Pad Mini.
.action_button.action_button:active.action_button:hover.action_button:focus,.action_button:hover.action_button:focus .count,.action_button:hover .count.action_button:focus .count:before,.action_button:hover .count:before.u-margin-left--sm.u-flex.u-flex-auto.u-flex-none.bullet. In some rare cases, you may find yourself in a scenario where you're looking to wipe an i Pad or other i OS device to factory settings, but the device you have is currently password protected and you don't know the password.I have found myself in this situation as I am helping to sell a friend's old i Pad that he understandably wants wiped prior to purchase.If you have access to a Mac or PC, you can restore using i Tunes, which we’ll also cover in this guide. But when disaster strikes, not everyone has access to i Tunes.
You will still remain on the same firmware, but all of your data will be wiped. Also, I should mention that Cydia Impactor will not work with the 6th generation i Pod touch, since there are no OTAs for that device.