How to Shred Files on iPad Pro to Prevent Privacy Leak

How to Shred Files on iPad Pro to Prevent Privacy Leak

The new series of iPad and iPhone are coming soon, such as iPad Pro or iPhone 6S. Do you want to buy one to take the place of the old device of you? If you do so, what will you do to the old one? Some of you may want to sell it to the other person. But it is kind of unsafe to do so, because you may give that person the device together with your private data on the device. So if you really want to sell the device, you need to make sure that you have erased all the data files on iPad Pro / iPad Mini / iPad Air that is personal.

The new series of iPad and iPhone are coming soon, such as iPad Pro or iPhone 6S. Do you want to buy one to take the place of the old device of you? If you do so, what will you do to the old one? Some of you may want to sell it to the other person. But it is kind of unsafe to do so, because you may give that person the device together with your private data on the device. So if you really want to sell the device, you need to make sure that you have erased all the data files on iPad Pro / iPad Mini / iPad Air that is personal.

In fact, the data files we delete from the iOS devices are not exactly deleted. They are just removed so that we can't find them on the devices. But if you want, you can still get them back by some means. In order to shred / erase all the files from iPad Pro / iPad Mini / iPad Air utterly, you need a third-party tool to help.

The one I am using is the iFreeUp, which can help you erase / shred all the personal data on the iPad Pro / iPad Mini / iPad Air or other iOS devices, including the accounts and passwords you saved. Let me tell you how to do it, and let's work on the assumption that it was on an iPad.

Best Way to Shred Personal Files on iPad Pro / iPad Mini / iPad Air – iFreeUp

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Step 1. You need to download this tool – iFreeUp on your computer at the first place. There are the version of Windows and the version for Mac, so that you can just choose one that suits your computer.
Step 2. Connect your iPad Pro / iPad Mini / iPad Air to your computer with a USB cable and launch the iFreeUp. After that, you will see the primary window of the application. And the application will detect your iPad immediately.

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Step 3. By default, the window will show you the items under the “Quick Clean” option, where you can find five modes of data clean, including Files Clean, Privacy Sweep, Privacy Anti-theft, Photo Shred and Performance Optimize. In this time, you need to check the box before “Privacy Anti” and tap on the button of “Scan”.

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Step 4. Now, you can see all the kinds of junk files scanned out by this application for you in just a few minutes. What you need is to check the files and decide whether to delete them or not. Finally. Click on “CLEAN” and wait for the process finishes.

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Step 5. After it finishes, it will show you a message box. Then, you can disconnect your iPad and check the result of erasure.

Step 6. Now you can feel free to sell it without being afraid of the personal data leaking.

Besides the iPad Pro / iPad Mini / iPad Air, you can use iFreeUp to erase your iPhone or your iPod touch. The iFreeUp is a professional for the iOS devices and it can do more than erasing data files and settings on your iOS devices. Just download it on your computer and give it a try.

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