A passcode is required if you want to perform a factory reset of your iPhone from settings. If you don’t remember the passcode, you should factory reset your iPhone. In this post, we will give you some solutions on how to reset iPhone without passcode.
Using passcode is the safest and the most reliable way to block unauthorized access to your iPhone. But what if you forgot your iPhone passcode, your iPhone is disabled, or iPhone screen passcode not working? Then you will be locked out of your iPhone. In this situation, you need to erase your iPhone without password. This issue recently occurs among iPhone 13 and iPhone 12 users. And that’s why many users ask how to factory reset iPhone without password or computer.
How to factory reset iPhone without password? In this post, we will offer you 5 solutions that you can use to factory reset your iPhone when you forgot the passcode.
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Step 1. Download AnyUnlock on your computer. Launch it and click Unlock Screen Passcode on the home page.
Step 2. Connect your iOS device to the computer with a USB cable > Tap the Start Now button.
Step 3. After that, select Download Path > Click on the Download button to download iOS firmware. If AnyUnlock fails to remove the screen passcode due to a firmware failure issue, please refer to this article to solve the firmware issue.
Step 4. After the firmware is downloaded, click Unlock Now. Then AnyUnlock will unlock screen passcode automatically. Please do not disconnect your device until it restarts.
Step 5. When the recovery process is completed, you will see the “Screen passcode removed successfully” interface as below. After unlocking, the device will be upgraded to the latest version so you can enjoy the newest iOS features.
If you’ve installed iTunes on your computer, then you can put your locked iPhone into recovery mode and reset iPhone without password afterward. Here are the steps to factory reset a locked iPhone without password:
Step 1. Launch iTunes and enter recovery mode on your iPhone.
Step 2. Connect the locked iPhone to your computer via USB cable.
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 the above methods.
Factory resetting will erase your contacts, messages, music, and any other data you have added. So, if you have backed up iPhone, you can restore data from iTunes backup.
There is another way to reset iPhone without passcode and that is using iCloud. But this method will only work if you have enabled Find My iPhone on your device, otherwise, your only option is to restore using iTunes. If you meet the requirements, then follow the below steps to learn how to reset iPhone without passcode using iCloud.
Step 1. Open a web browser on your computer and go to iCloud.com.
Step 2. Log in to your iCloud account using the same Apple ID and password as your iPhone.
Step 3. Then select “Find My iPhone” from the options displayed and click on “All Devices”.
Step 4. Select the iPhone you need to reset if you have multiple iOS devices associated with the same Apple ID.
If you had a backup on iTunes, you can use Apple’s proprietary software iTunes to factory reset your iPhone without the passcode. When factory resetting finished, you can restore from the previous backup of your iPhone so that you don’t lose any of your important files or other data. Follow the below steps to know how to factory reset iPhone without password/passcode using iTunes.
If you have backed up your iPhone in iTunes before and haven’t restarted your iPhone after you connected it to iTunes the last time, then iTunes won’t ask you to enter your password to back up the device again. You can backup your locked iPhone with iTunes as usual.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer using its original USB cable and launch iTunes.
Step 2. Click on the “Summary” tab on the left navigation pane and then select the “Restore iPhone” option.
Step 3. Click on “Restore” when prompted for confirmation.
Step 4. iTunes will check for any new updates. You need to install those updates on your iPhone to reset it. Click on “Restore and update” to start the factory reset process.
Step 5. Wait for a while for the process to finish and iPhone will reboot. After rebooting, you will be directed to your home screen.
You can use the hard reset feature to reset a locked iPhone without a computer. It’s as simple as holding down the volume buttons and the home button at the same time. Here’s how to do it for different versions of the iPhone:
After factory resetting your iPhone, you may see the iCloud Activation screen if you’ve turned on Find My iPhone before you reset your iPhone. If you don’t know the Apple ID password, you can’t bypass the activation lock on your iPhone. To solve this problem, you can also use AnyUnlock. It provides you with an iCloud Activation Unlocker to bypass the iCloud lock. For an in-depth tutorial, you can refer to How to Bypass Activation Lock without Apple ID Password >>
Also, if you want to reset your Apple ID password, you can use the steps below:
The above solutions can help you factory reset iPhone without passcode. And you can completely reset your iPhone even without an Apple ID password. AnyUnlock – iPhone password unlocker is a really easy choice to remove an iPhone password and reset iPhones. Hope this article can help you out with your issue. If you got any useful ways, feel free to leave your comments below. Explore more about AnyUnlock >>
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