iPad Factory Restore

You will want to do a factory restore on your iPad if for example you received it from the Canadian Tire dealer's convention, received it from someone else as a gift but was previously in use, or for some other reason.

Note: The official documentation from Apple on this process is located here: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1414

Steps to Restore iPad Device

  1. Plug into a computer that is running the iTunes software
  2. In iTunes, select your iPad under Devices
  3. Select the Summary tab if it isn't already selected
  4. Select the Restore option

  5. You will be prompted to backup the device. Click "Don't Back Up".

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