Want to reset or erase your iPhone but forget iCloud password? Don’t worry. The guide below will provide several methods to show you how to reset or erase your iPhone without iCloud password.
I would like to know, whether is possible to factory reset iPhone without iCloud password? I only want to erase my iPhone, but I have forgot my iCloud account password. Thanks in advance.
Resetting an iPhone is one of the best methods to fix any faulty settings on your iPhone. By resetting your device, you will erase all data on your device, including settings, apps, accounts, music, images, videos, etc. Normally, you can go to iCloud.com to factory reset your iPhone. But this method can’t be used if you forget the iCloud passcode.
Then is it possible to reset your iPhone without an iCloud password? The answer is an absolute YES. In the following guide, we will show you how to factory reset or erase iPhone without an iCloud or Apple ID password. Notably, these methods are applicable to all iPhone models, including iPhone 13/12/11/X, etc.
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To reset or erase iPhone without iCloud password, you can try to finish the task from Settings. But it requires you have disabled Find My iPhone feature on your iPhone. In addition, it will ask for a restriction passcode if you have set up your iPhone with one.
Step 1. Go to “Settings” on your iPhone > “General” > Scroll down and choose “Reset”.
Step 2. Choose “Erase All Content and Settings” > Enter your passcode if it is prompted, tap on “Erase iPhone” to confirm.
If you have forgotten your iCloud password or the Apple ID password, you can also factory reset your iPhone with a complete iPhone Password Unlocking tool – AnyUnlock – iPhone Password Unlocker. With the help of AnyUnlock, you can factory reset iPhone when locked out of Apple ID, screen lock, iCloud Activation Lock, SIM lock, iTunes backup, screen time lock, etc. After resetting, you can remove the old iCloud account or Apple ID and create a new one to enjoy Apple music, and purchase apps, and games again. Note: Before resetting iPhone, make sure you have a local backup of the iPhone to avoid any data loss.
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Here you can follow the steps below to remove Apple ID so as to reset iPhone without iCloud password.
Free download the latest version of AnyUnlock on your computer. Launch it and the homepage will be displayed as below. Then select the Unlock Apple ID option to get started.
Connect your iPhone with a computer via USB cable and click Unlock Now button from the interface below. Then AnyUnlock will remove Apple ID automatically. Please do not disconnect your device until it restarts. Meanwhile, please don’t use your device or launch iTunes during removal.
When the removal process is completed, you will see the interface below.
If you have never synced your iPhone with iTunes, then you can use recovery mode to erase your iPhone without an iCloud password. However, if the “Find My iPhone” feature is enabled on your device, your iPhone will be stuck at the iCloud activation lock page after the resetting process, as it needs the iCloud password to set up your iPhone. Also, this way is very time-consuming.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer via its USB cable > Open iTunes.
Step 2. Force restart your iPhone:
iPhone 12/11/XS/XR/X/8: Press and quickly release the Volume Up button > Press and quickly release the Volume Down button > Press and hold the Side button until you see the recovery-mode screen.
iPhone 7: Press and hold both the Side and Volume Down buttons at the same time > Keep holding them until you see the recovery-mode screen.
iPhone 6S or earlier: Press and hold both the Home and the Top (or Side) buttons at the same time > Keep holding them until you see the recovery-mode screen.
Step 3. Choose Restore when you see the Restore or Update screen. It will take more than 15 minutes to download software for your iPhone. If it is stuck on the recovery mode, you will need to repeat Step 2 and Step 3.
To reset your iPhone without an iCloud password, here is another tool that can help you. AnyFix – iOS system recovery is designed to revive your Apple devices, including fixing 130+ system issues for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch/Apple TV, fixing 200+ iTunes errors, upgrading and downgrading to any iOS versions as you wish, enter/exit Recovery Mode with ease.
It also provides you with two reset modes to fulfill all your demands. With AnyFix, you can reset your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch without a passcode or iCloud password. Please note that reset iPhone will erase all data and settings on your device you need to back up your device data in advance.
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Then AnyFix will start to reset your iPhone. When the process is ended, it will show you the Reset Completed interface.
If you prefer a more labor-saving yet time-saving way to reset iPhone without so many limitations like the above four ways, then PhoneRescue for iOS can be the most ideal choice to do the job. PhoneRescue for iOS is a comprehensive and 100% safe iOS device manager that has helped millions of users reset iPhone iPad successfully, even without any password.
More importantly, PhoneRescue for iOS makes the complicated reset process as plain as 1 simple click. It just takes you a few minutes to finish the entire process. Besides that, it helps you fix various annoying iPhone errors effortlessly, like iPhone running slowly, getting stuck on a black screen, white screen, and Apple logo, or even in restarting loop. It is also capable of recovering lost files on iPhone or iPad as well.
Now, Free Download PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer first, and then follow the simple steps below to reset your iPhone without an iCloud password.
Run PhoneRescue > Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable > Click on iOS Repair Tools mode > Click on Right Arrow at the bottom right corner to continue.
Choose Advanced Mode, your iOS system will be updated to the latest version and all device data will be completely erased. If you choose Advanced Mode, it will repair your iOS system and the data on your iPhone won’t be erased.
Follow the on-screen to enter your device to Recovery Mode. If the access failed, try again.
After entering Recovery mode, click the “Download” button to download the firmware for your device. It will take a few minutes to download the package.
Once the download completes, it will reset your iPhone to factory settings automatically. Do not disconnect your iPhone until it restarts.
That’s all about how to reset or erase iPhone without an iCloud password. These methods also support factory reset iPad without iCloud password. If you meet other trouble while factory resetting iPhone without an iCloud password, leave them in the comment section below and we will reply to you soon. If you try AnyUnlock and find it useful, share it to help more iPhone users who are stuck on the same problem.
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