How to Factory Reset iPad without Apple ID or Password

You are not sure what Apple ID is used on your iPad and are looking for ways to reset iPad without Apple ID? This guide will teach you how you can factory reset iPad without Apple ID or without password in deplth.

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Oct. 28, 2022
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AnyUnlock – Reset iPhone/iPad without Apple ID

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If you set a screen lock on your iPad but fail to recall the password or enter the wrong password several times, you will be prevented from using it. To unlock your disabled iPad, you’re required to recover it to the factory settings and wipe all data and settings. As long as you have a regular iPad backup, you can easily recover these data and files after the procedure.

However, you might need to reset iPad to factory settings that require you to use your Apple ID. But if you fail to recall your Apple ID, how to reset iPad without Apple ID? Don’t worry. There are methods that can help you to make it. To solve your problem, in this article, we will introduce four easy ways to factory reset iPad without Apple ID and password. So if you are also bothered by this problem, just keep reading to factory reset iPad without Apple ID.

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Factory Reset iPad without Apple ID and Password in Simple Clicks

Resetting iPad always requires your Apple ID and password. But what if you do not even know what Apple ID is being used on your iPad or you do not know the password for it? Then how to factory reset iPad without Apple ID? Don’t worry!

AnyUnlock – iPhone Password Unlocker is a complete iOS Unlock Toolkit that you can use to reset your iPad even without Apple ID in simple clicks. And even if you don’t know the password, you can also use this tool to remove the Apple ID, iCloud account, iCloud Activation Lock, iTunes backup password, etc. from your iPhone or iPad. What’s more, You don’t have to worry about complicated operations at all. All you basically need to do is plug your iPad into your computer and click buttons. AnyUnlock will then start to remove the linked Apple ID from your iPad and factory reset iPad without Apple ID and password.

AnyUnlock – Reset iPhone/iPad with Ease

  • Easily factory reset your iPad without Apple ID or password.
  • Remove Apple ID in 3 simple steps. No tech knowledge is required.
  • Take control of your iPad by logging into another Apple ID.
  • Supports all iPhone/iPad models, including iPhone 14 and iOS 16.

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Now, you can take the following detailed steps to factory reset iPad without Apple ID and password.

How to Factory Reset iPad without Apple ID in Clicks:

Step 1. Free download AnyUnlock and launch it on your Windows or Mac computer. Afterward, plug in your iPad to your computer using a USB cable. Click on the option that says Unlock Apple ID on the home screen.

Click Unlock Apple ID from the Homepage

Click Unlock Apple ID from the Homepage

Step 2. Hit the Unlock Now button on the following screen to begin factory resetting iPad without Apple ID and password.

Click Unlock Now Button to Start Resetting iPad

Click Unlock Now Button to Start Resetting iPad

Step 3. Check and confirm your device status and follow the on-screen instructions to complete settings. Then tap on Continue to proceed to the next step.

Check and Confirm Your Device Status

Check and Confirm Your Device Status

Step 4. Follow the on-screen steps to download the corresponding iOS firmware. Afterward, tap on the Unlock Now button to initiate the Unlocking process.

Firmware Download Complete

Firmware Download Complete

Then AnyUnlock will start to factory reset iPad without Apple ID. Wait while the Apple ID is being removed from your iPad. This should not take too long. Then you should set up your device to complete the unlocking process. Once the Apple ID is removed, your iPad is reset now and you can use another Apple ID account.

If your iPad is running below iOS 11.4, you can also install AnyUnlock and reset iPad without Apple ID with simple clicks.

If you have some other problems with Apple ID, the articles below may help you:

How to Fix Apple ID Locked for Security Reasons >

How to Fix “Incorrect Apple ID” Issue >

How to Factory Reset iPad without Password Using iTunes?

How do you force a factory reset on an iPad? If you forgot Apple ID or the screen password and you have turned off the Find My feature, you can factory reset your iPad with iTunes. Using iTunes can help you factory reset iPad without Apple ID and password easily. Whenever there is something to be done on an iOS device, many users would like to turn to the iTunes app. The great thing about this tool is that it lets you perform a plethora of actions on your iOS-based devices. This tool allows you to solve how to factory reset iPad as well. And because this tool doesn’t ask you to enter Apple ID password, it is also suitable for users who wonder how to factory reset iPad without Apple ID password.

iTunes has a built-in feature that lets you clean install a version of the iOS operating system. This process of reinstalling the operating system removes all the data and settings from your device. As a result, your iPad is set to the factory settings and unlocked as a new device.

In order to use the method, you need to reboot your iPad into recovery mode, which allows you to access even when you have trouble booting your iPad. This mode is separate from the operating system on your device. With this mode, you can connect your iPad to your computer and get it restored in a few easy clicks. There are a few things you need to know before processing.

  • The method will remove all the data that you have ever stored on your iPad. If you have backed up your iPad before, you can restore those important data after factory resetting.
  • The method requires you to have access to a computer with the latest version of iTunes installed on it.

If you meet the mentioned requirements, you can take the following detailed steps to reset your iPad without a password.

Using iTunes to Factory Reset iPad: 

  1. Launch the iTunes app on your Windows computer. If you are a Mac user, launch the Finder app.
  2. Connect your iPad to your computer via a USB cable.
  3. Reboot your iPad into recovery mode. The following tells how to do this on various iPad models.

iPad with Face ID: press the Volume Up button and let it go, press the Volume Down button and let it go, press and hold down the Top button until the recovery mode appears.

iPad with Home Button: press and hold down both Home and Top (or Side) buttons on your iPad and wait for the recovery mode to appear.

Reboot iPad into Recovery Mode

Reboot iPad into Recovery Mode

Step 4. Your computer will prompt if you want to update or restore your iPad. Click the “Restore” button to reset your iPad to the factory settings.

Reset iPad in Recovery Mode

Reset iPad in Recovery Mode

Now you have successfully reset your iPad device without a password and the next step is to activate your iPad. If your iPad is linked to an Apple ID, you should enter your Apple ID and its password during the iPad set-up procedure. However, if you fail to recall the correct Apple ID information, you will be stuck in the Activation Lock screen and need to bypass the iCloud Activation Lock to proceed.

Factory Reset iPad without Apple ID without Computer

How to erase iPad without Apple ID? Another way for you is to use Seetings, which may be overlooked on most iOS devices. It can help you configure your iPad’s sound volumes, change your brightness, switch to another language for your device, and even help you solve how to reset an iPad without Apple ID.

The built-in “Settings” app has a reset option that helps you to factory reset your iPad, remove network settings, and reset your location settings, among a few other options. When you tap on this option on your iPad, your device will ask you to enter your iPad’s passcode. Upon entering the correct passcode, your device will begin to reset to the factory settings.

This is actually a great way to reset your iPad without having access to your computer. You can be anywhere in a remote place and still be able to reset all the settings on your iPad. The following should walk you through the exact steps you need to follow to factory reset iPad without Apple ID.

Step 1. Tap on the Settings app on the home screen of your iPad.

Step 2. Navigate to the General settings menu and then tap on the Reset option at the bottom.

Step 3. On the following screen, select the Erase All Content and Settings option to factory reset your iPad.

Reset iPad by Erasing iPad

Reset iPad by Erasing iPad

Step 4. Enter your iPad’s passcode when asked for it and the procedure will continue.

Soon after, your iPad will be fully reset. You will then be able to link it to your own or any other Apple ID if that is what you were looking to do.

Here is another tip to erase your device: How to Erase iPhone/iPad Remotely >

How to Factory Reset iPad with iCloud?

The ways above can help you factory reset iPad without iCloud password. But if you have enabled the Find My feature, iCloud is also a good choice to reset your iPad. And if you forgot your screen passcode, you can also choose it to solve how to factory reset iPad without password. The following is the step-by-step guide for you to factory reset iPad in this way.

  1. Open iCloud website > Select Find My option.
  2. Tap on All Devices. Find and choose the iPad you want to reset.
  3. Click on Erase iPad option and confirm again. Then iCloud will reset iPad for you. Just wait patiently.
Unlock Disabled iPad via Find My iPhone

Factory Reset iPad with iCloud

Frequently Asked Questions

With above methods, you can successfully solved how to reset ipad without Apple ID password or without Apple ID. Below are som related questions you may like, just read on to find answers.

How do I get rid of someone else’s Apple ID on my iPad?

Although it is not easy for you to remove Apple ID, there are still some ways for you to get rid of it. iCloud is a common way for Apple users to remove Apple ID. In addtion, the easiest method is to use professional iOS unlocker, like AnyUnlock, which can help you remove Apple ID only in minutes or even seconds. For detailed guide, you can check: How to Remove Apple ID from iPhone/iPad >

How to unlock iPad passcode without restore?

If you forget iPad passcode, it is difficult fo ryou to unlock it. Most method to unlock iPad without passcode will restore your device. Then how to avoid that? AnyUnlock’ Unlock Screen Passcode mode can help you out! For steps, please read: 4 Ways to Unlock iPad Passcode without Restore >

The Bottom Line

Whether you are looking for methods to factory reset iPad without Apple ID or without password, you can refer to the mentioned method for factory settings. In many cases, since the factory resetting process requires you to enter the correct Apple ID and password, you should use AnyUnlock to remove the Apple ID information to reset your iPad if you fail to recall them. The detailed steps are demonstrated in this post and if you find them useful, you can share them with other iPhone users.

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Senior writer of the iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android-related issues.

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