So, what is DRM Reset? Or should I say, what is DRM License? DRM License signifies Digital Rights Management License. It is a set of certain technological encryptions or procedures which is used by digital content makers in order to guard against piracy (the illegal distribution of contents). Whenever, we go to buy a copyright digital product like say a paid game or ebook or any other such product then, a Digital Right Management License is by default downloaded and installed on your device, along with the product.

What is DRM?

The Digital Rights Management License helps to connect your product to the web and also verify its authenticity. If this check is successful, then you’ll get access thereto Digital Product. If the check fails, then you’ll get a sort of error message and your access to the merchandise will get denied.

When to go for Digital Rights Management Reset?

Going for a DRM reset will basically remove all the previous DRM license installations on your devices. This prevents all of your purchased digital products from connecting to the web to see if the acquisition is legitimate or not.

Note: One tip from my side is you shall do DRM Reset when intending to sell your device. As, it ensures that nobody else has access to the digital product you bought using your credentials. Thus, it prevents misuse and illegal distribution of the merchandise.

Changes after a DRM Reset

After a successful DRM License Resetting task, you’ll not access the digital products you bought. If you would like to use any of these products again, then you’ll need to repurchase the products.

Factory Reset vs DRM Reset

A DRM Reset deletes all the DRM Licenses of any purchased digital product present on your device. This doesn’t affect the other files and user data. Whereas, a Factory Reset permanently deletes most the information that’s stored on your device, including every file associated with it including any messages, stored passwords, other app details.

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DRM Reset on iPhone

  • Attend “Settings” and go to “General” option. This feature is present below the “Do not Disturb” option.
  • Click on General and thereafter, go to the “Reset” option.
  • Now, select Reset > “DRM Reset”
  • Click DRM Reset and this may open an alternative choice for DRM Reset which mentions “Deletes all DRM Licenses”.
  • Select the DRM Reset option and thereafter, continue to confirm the action.
  • Click on “OK” and every one your licenses are going to be deleted successfully.

DRM Reset on Android

  • Attend “Settings” > “Backup and Reset” option.
  • Thereafter, select “DRM Reset” > Finally, continue to confirm the action.
  • You need to select OK when prompted with the message stating that this operation will delete all licenses on your device.
  • Hurray! Your work is complete.

DRM Reset on Samsung Phone

  • Attend “Settings” > “General Management” option.
  • Click on “General Management” > “Reset” option.
  • Thereafter, select “DRM Reset”.
  • Select the “Delete all DRM License” option that ensues.
  • Attend “Settings” > “Backup and Reset” option.
  • Thereafter, select “the DRM License Resetting ” option > Finally, continue to confirm the action.
  • You need to select OK when prompted with the message stating that this operation will delete all licenses on your device.
  • Click on “Delete All” and every one your licenses are going to be deleted successfully.
  • Hurray! Your work is complete.

Should we alter DRM Linceses ?

Yes, and No. Resetting the DRM License isn’t a recommendation and this is often definitely something you ought to avoid. You can lose all access to your paid digital products, so do that as long as you’re selling your smartphone.

As discussed earlier, you shall do DRM License Resetting when intending to sell your device. As, it ensures that nobody else has access to the digital product you bought using your credentials. Thus, it prevents misuse and illegal distribution of the merchandise.

SUMMARIZING

Hoping that this post, clears all your doubts and queries that you have. Also, this post is supposedly a guiding light for you to deal with DRM issues? This post, will certainly be the all-you-need reference to deal with Digital Rights Management License issues. With this, I end this article. Until next time !! See-ya 🙂