4 Ways to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password

Forgot your iPhone or iPad password and looking for a way to bypass iPhone/iPad password? Read on this guide to see how to bypass iPhone/iPad password with 4 simple and efficient ways.

By Bella Miller | Posted on: Jun. 05, 2018, Last Updated: Nov. 06, 2018

“I forget the password on my iPhone and now I’m stuck on the lock screen. Can anyone help me bypass the lock screen and go my iPhone lock screen?”

– An iPhone user

Forgetting iPhone passcode is one of the most common situations that every iPhone user has to face once in their lifetime. Apple has the facility of passcode on their iPhone and iPad devices to protect it from unauthorised access. But it can also throw them in a whirlpool of trouble if they forget their iPhone/iPad Passcode. Not only will you be stuck on the lock screen, but also unable to call or text someone.

To get access to your locked iDevice, you need to bypass the passcode on it. So, in this post, we will tell you some of the best methods on how to bypass iPhone/iPad password.

How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password

Method 1: How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password using Siri

Siri is the best iPad/iPhone passcode bypass that is available for iOS users if they forget their lock screen passcode as they can bypass lock screen without restoring their device. To know how to bypass iPhone password/iPad password, then follow the below steps.

Step 1 Press the home button for a few seconds to activate Siri > Ask Siri to display the current time by saying “What time is it” and a clock icon will appear displaying local time.

Step 2 Tap on it to access world clock and tap on the “+” icon to add a new clock and type any characters in the city search bar > Select the characters and then tap Share.

How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password using Siri - Step 2

How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password using Siri – Step 2

Step 3 Select “Messages” from the options and then edit messages > Tap any characters in the “To” field and press Enter.

How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password using Siri - Step 3

How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password using Siri – Step 3

Step 4 Tap on the + icon and then select “Create New Contact” > Add a new contact and choose “Add photo” when creating the new contact to go to the library > Press the Home button and you will be redirected to your Home screen.

Bypassing iPhone/iPad passcode using Siri will only work if the iOS version on the iPad/iPhone is between iOS 8.0 – iOS 10.1.

Method 2: How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password using iTunes

You can also restore your iDevice to bypass iPhone password and iPad password. But you most clear that all data and settings on your iPhone or iPad will be erased while restoring from iTunes. If you have backed up your device before, just follow the below steps to learn how to bypass iPhone/iPad password using iTunes.

Step 1 Launch the iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone to the computer using the USB cable > Click on Device icon at the top and go to “Summary” Tab.

Step 2 Then click on “Restore iPhone” button on the right panel and confirm the process. It will restore the iPhone to its factory settings and wipe out all data on it along with lock screen passcode.

How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password using iTunes – Step 2

How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password using iTunes – Step 2

You will need to have synced your iPhone/iPad with iTunes at least one time otherwise, you can’t use this method. Moreover, using this method will delete all data on your iPhone/iPad.

Method 3: How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password using iCloud

Since the above method requires you to have previously synced your iDevice with iTunes, you can use iCloud to bypass iPad passcode or iPhone passcode. You need to have enabled the Find My iPhone/iPad on your iPhone/iPad to bypass its passcode. Also, it is worth reminding that restoring from iCloud will wipe all files and settings on your device.

Step 1 Go to iCloud.com and sign in with your iCloud credentials > Click on “Find My iPhone” and then “All Devices”.

Step 2 Select your iPhone/iPad whose passcode you want to bypass > Click on “Erase iPhone” option to erase all data on it including passcode.

How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password using iCloud - Step 2

How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password using iCloud – Step 2

This method will only work if you have enabled Find My iPhone on your device.

Method 4: How to Bypass iPhone/iPad Password via Recovery Mode

All of the above method to bypass iPhone password have some form of limitations. So, if you can’t bypass the passcode on your iPhone/iPad using these three methods, you can use the recovery mode. It is the last method to bypass lost iPhone passcode. Recovery mode can be used to bypass iPad Passcode. But all your existing data will be erased.

Step 1 Connect your device to the computer using the USB cable and launch iTunes.

Step 2 Restart your iPhone/iPad and press and hold the Home button when the screen turns off > Release the Home button when you see iTunes screen.

Step 3 iTunes will detect your device and display you with Update and restore option > Click Restore and follow the instructions to erase your device and bypass passcode on it.

Bypass iPhone/iPad Password via Recovery Mode - Step 3

Bypass iPhone/iPad Password via Recovery Mode – Step 3

Bonus Tip: How to Recover Lost Data from Locked iPhone/iPad

If you don’t want to lose any previous data while restoring your iPhone/iPad, you can try PhoneRescue for iOS to do you a favor. PhoneRescue has been trusted lots of iOS users for data recovery, and it has helped over 5,700,000 iOS users retrieve deleted or lost files successfully. It offers you 3 different recovery modes to ensure you get the highest success rate, from iPhone/iPad directly (without any backup), from iTunes backup and from iCloud backup. No matter you have backup or not, no matter what you want to recover, it helps you easily make it.

More than anything, there’s no data erasing needs, no existing data loss risk. You can also preview the files on your device or the files in the backup, and then select the one(s) you wanted most to recover. And here are detailed steps about how to recover data from locked or disabled iPhone without data loss.

How to Recover Lost Data from Locked iPhone/iPad

How to Recover Lost Data from Locked iPhone/iPad

The Bottom Line

You may have learned several different methods on how to bypass iPhone/iPad password in this article. If you will meet other trouble while bypassing iPhone/iPad password, just leave them in the comment section and we will reply you soon.

Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.

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