How To Reset MacBook Pro to Factory Settings
i will show you in this ARTICLE how to format and remove everything from this computer it’s MacBook pro 2017 we moved on another one the new one so we have to format and delete everything from here so first step what you have to do you have just go here on iTunes open up iTunes go to settings account and click sign up okay this is first thing you have to do okay the second thing you have to do you have to open up iMessages open up messages here go here on messages preferences click iMessage and click sign out you have to sign out from all accounts another thing you have to remove now iCloud from this computer go to settings open up settings system open up system preferences here on the apple id click on the apple id choose iCloud and uncheck your iCloud drive well if you want to keep a copy of your data don’t forget to click this option keep a copy .
but in my case i have a backup so i have to remove everything so i want to remove everything from this mac click remove from the mac and now iCloud drive needs to finish updating before being turned off also click uncheck mail and everything you need to remove from this computer okay after we remove iCloud and we sign out from iCloud you have to restart the computer now and we will restart on recovery mode to restart the mac on recovery mode you will hold the command button and also air button click and hold both of these buttons in the same time command and error so as you see the mac is open up on recovery mode right .
now what we have to do is you have to go here on the disk utility okay so click on the disk utility click continue okay here we are you have here mac os based system you will see here three partitions and you will check the one who is listed with data at the end you see the word data these are all the files on your computer you will delete it and you don’t want it to to let it here on this older computer okay what you have to do click the Macintosh hd data click erase button here leave it as it is APFS click erase okay it’s done click done close that window you will choose the second option reinstall the mac os and click continue click continue again click agree click agree choose your making touch hard drive data and click install this process it will take 23 minutes .
so after this process your mac it will be very brand new or very fresh your os system and the system will be Catalina the lasted one this is how you can format your mac and delete every data and make it empty don’t forget to subscribe tips to fix if you have any other questions just write a comment below after installation you will see this screen is welcome screen so now you are able to reconnect your computer