I have passed down several iPads over the years to family members. Before I give an iPad away, I always erase all my stuff. What they receive is a Factory ready iPad that starts at the “Hello” screen and takes you through a normal setup for a new iPad. If you are considering getting rid of an iPad in some way or just want to start over with yours, then read this article which explains how to do a Factory erase. Pay close attention to the things you should do before erasing.