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 to factory reset ipad without Apple ID password in depth.

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Jun. 05, 2024
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How to factory reset iPad without Apple ID password? If you forgot Apple ID or password, just free download AnyUnlock, a professional iOS Password Unlocker, to reset iPad without Apple ID or password with 1 click. Supports all iPhone/iPad models and iOS versions.

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 or password, how to factory 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 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 reset iPad without Apple ID? Don’t worry!

AnyUnlock – iPhone Password Unlocker is a complete iOS Unlock Toolkit that you can use to factory reset iPad even without Apple ID or password in simple clicks. In addition, if you enable Find My iPad feature on your device, you will be locked by activation lock when factory reset iPad. And AnyUnlock can also help you remove this activation lock without password. 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 the buttons. AnyUnlock will then start to remove the linked Apple ID from your iPad and reset iPad without Apple ID.

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  • Easily factory reset your iPad without Apple ID or password.
  • Remove Apple ID in 3 simple steps. No tech knowledge is required.
  • It can help to find your Apple ID in minutes if you forgot it.
  • Supports all iPhone/iPad models, including iPhone 15 and iOS 17.

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In addition, you can also use this tool to remove the iTunes backup password, screen locks, SIM lock, MDM restrictions, etc.

Now, you can take the following detailed steps to see how to reset iPad without Apple ID 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 >

Reset iPad without Apple ID Using iTunes

Another way to factory reset iPad without Apple ID or password is via iTunes. It has a built-in feature that lets you reinstall the operating system which will remove 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.

But before you reset iPad without Apple ID, you’d better back up your iPad first, so that you can restore those important data after factory resetting. And then you can install the latest version of iTunes and see how to erase iPad without Apple ID below.

Factory Reset iPad without Apple ID via iTunes:

  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. Press and hold down both Home and Top (or Side) buttons to reboot your iPad into recovery mode.
    Reboot iPad into Recovery Mode

    Reboot iPad into Recovery Mode

  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.

How to Reset iPad without Apple ID Password No Computer

How to reset an iPad without Apple ID? Another way for you is to use Settings, 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 reset 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 erase iPad without Apple ID when you have no access to a 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 Reset iPad without Apple ID via iCloud

If you have enabled the Find My feature, how to reset iPad without Apple ID password? In this case, iCloud is exactly a good choice to reset iPad without Apple ID. 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 without Apple ID 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.
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Factory Reset iPad with iCloud

How to Reset iPad without Password

With the above methods, you can successfully solve how to factory reset iPad without Apple ID password. But in addition to Apple ID, you also need your screen password to factory reset iPad. However, if you forget the password, how to reset iPad without password? AnyUnlock – Complete iPhone Unlocker can also help you unlock and reset iPad without password.

All the screen locks can be removed by this tool, including digital passcode, Touch/Face ID, pattern, pin, and more. And all you need to do is click the button, so anyone can use this tool without any difficulties. And the whole process only takes 3 minutes, as quickly as possible. Don’t hesitate now. Just follow the guide below to learn how to reset iPad without password.

Step 1. Free download and install AnyUnlock on your computer. Open it and select the Unlock Screen Passcode mode.

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Choose Unlock Screen Passcode

Choose Unlock Screen Passcode

Step 2. Connect your device to the computer and click Start Now.

Click Start Now Button

Click Start Now Button

Step 3. Then check the device information and download the firmware.

Get Matching Firmware for iPhone 13

Get Matching Firmware for iPhone 13

Step 4. After that, click Unlock Now to start the unlocking process.

Tap on Unlock Now

Tap on Unlock Now

Step 5. When it is completed, your iPhone will be unlocked and reset.

Screen Passcode Removed Successfully

Screen Passcode Removed Successfully

Frequently Asked Questions

With the above methods, you can successfully reset iPad without Apple ID or without password. Below are some 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 addition, the easiest method is to use a professional iOS unlocker, like AnyUnlock, which can help you remove Apple ID only in minutes or even seconds. For a detailed guide, you can check: How to Remove Apple ID from iPhone/iPad >

How to unlock iPad without Apple ID or password?

If you forget iPad passcode, it is difficult for you to unlock it. Most methods to unlock iPad without passcode will restore your device. Then how to avoid that? AnyUnlock’s 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 try AnyUnlock for free to 1-click 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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