How to unlock iPhone Forgotten Passcode?
Here is how you can unlock a disabled iPhone without iTunes or iCloud or computer.
Recover iPhone Passcode in just easiest ways and the best legal ways.
Apple has explained in the manual of every iPhone model, in case if you forgot the passcode.
All you need to do is search in the manual or see the solution on Apple’s official site.
But in this article, I will be showing you how you can unlock your iPhone Passcode in some easy steps.
We will see how to restore, or factory data reset your Apple device in recovery mode.
I generally do this process. When the user forgets the passcode, the user tries different passwords.
But he may get an error that says iPhone is disabled after few attempts, let’s go ahead and Recover iPhone Passcode.
Here are the solution guidelines at a high level; if you have forgotten your screen lock pass code and want to Recover iPhone Passcode and your iCloud credentials.
Follow this iCloud Recovery article link and get your working iCloud credentials.
If the activation lock is not enabled on your device or you already have working iCloud credentials proceed with this article which guides you to Recover iPhone Passcode.
Please remember to restore the iPhone option to erases all the data in your phone that includes photos, video contact settings, and the screen lock passcode.
Your device will start as a new device, but after device restore, you can restore your data either from iCloud or your computer, provided you have backed up your data in the past.
Things required before doing the process:
- A Computer or Laptop
- iTunes(Windows PC or macOS Mojave 10.14 or earlier) or Finder (Mac OS with macOS Catalina 10.15 or earlier)
- USB Lightning Cable
So, These things are required before you jump on to the next steps. Make sure you have all of them.
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Steps on How to Recover iPhone Passcode:
Once you have all the things set up, now these are the steps that we are going to follow:
Follow the steps to recover your iPhone passcode.
- Step 1: Turn Off The Device
The procedure to turn off the device might differ for each model, so please follow any of these procedures based on your device model.
I will be referred to the iPhone 6s, so press and hold the power button, and once the power off slider appears on the screen, drag the slider to turn off the device.
- Step 2: Open iTunes In The Computer
Now open iTunes software on your PC or computer. If you have not installed it yet, you can download it from Apple’s official site and install it.
- Step 3: Get Into Recovery Mode
First, select your model and learn how to get into recovery mode.
As you can see, the recovery button changes for each device model, but the steps almost remain the same. The device that I am working on now is iphone6s, so I will be using the home button to get into recovery mode.
Connect one end of the USB cable to your computer, press and hold the home button simultaneously while holding the home button, and connect the other end of the USB cable to your Apple device.
Keep holding the home button until you see the recovery-mode screen.
- Step 4: Restore Device
Restore the device immediately after the Apple device gets into recovery mode.
You will see a pop-up in iTunes, click on restore, tap on restore, and update.
Please remember this will download all required latest files from the Apple server. If this download takes more than 15 minutes, your Apple device will exit the recovery mode. If that happens to you, please repeat Step 3 to bring the phone back to recovery mode.
If the activation lock is enabled for your device, you will need to supply Apple ID and password, and this is the same credential that you used to login to icloud.com.
Once restore is completed, you can set up your Apple device as it has been bought new.
Most importantly, you will be allowed to choose the new passcode of your choice.
- Step 5: Restore a backup
If you want to restore your data, you could do it by simply selecting the appropriate option.
Once data restore completes, start using your Apple device, as usual.
How to get in to Recovery Mode for Various iPhone Models:
To Recover iPhone Passcode you need this procedure to be done and the procedure to get into the recovery mode screen differs for each model based on your device model. Follow any one of these procedures. Select your version to get started.
|iPhone X or later, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8+||iPhone 7, iPhone 7+, and iPod touch (7th generation):||iPhone 6s or earlier, iPod touch (6th generation or earlier), or iPad with Home button:||iPad with Face ID:|
|Press and hold Phone’s Side button(Lock Button) and one of the volume button until you see the power off slider, drag the slider and turn off your iPhone||Press and hold the Phone’s Side button(Lock Button) until you see the power off slider, drag the slider and turn off your iPhone||Press and hold the Phone’s Side button(Lock Button) until you see the power off slider, drag the slider, and turn off your iPhone or iPad||Press and hold the Top button and either volume button until the power off slider appears. Drag the slider and turn off your iPad|
Getting your iPhone unlocked is definitely an immense relief, and above are the methods which can help you out to recover your iPhone easily.
I hope the above mentioned steps could help you recover your iPhone Passcode.
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