Unlock iPhone without Passcode If Forgot Passcode
If your iPhone is locked and unfortunately, you forgot the screen lock passcode, how can you access the iPhone without passcode? No matter your iPhone is the newest iPhone SE (2nd generation) or the old iPhone 5C, you can make good use of the following 4 methods to unlock your iPhone without the passcode.
Attention: If you have synced or backup your iPhone to iCloud or PC via iTunes, you can restore the iPhone from the backup so that there will not be data loss after unlocking the iPhone. But if you do not have the backup, there is no way to avoid the data loss. Therefore, all the data including the contacts, photos will be wiped.
- How to Unlock iPhone if Forgot Passcode
- Unlock iPhone without Passcode—Erase iPhone from iCloud
- Unlock iPhone without Passcode – Restore iPhone with iTunes
- Unlock iPhone without Passcode – Reset iPhone from Recovery Mode
- Unlock iPhone without Passcode – Using iPhone Passcode Tuner
Unlock iPhone without Passcode—Erase iPhone from iCloud
This method works only in the condition that Find My iPhone have been turned on. And during the erasing process, the locked iPhone should be connected to the Wi-Fi or Cellular network. At the same time, you should navigate to iCloud official website using the trusted browser which you have signed in before. It will improve the success rate.
Step 1: Log in iCloud.com with the Apple ID and password in your computer browser.
Step 2: After you successfully get into iCloud, you can find Find iPhone option on the main interface. Click on “Find iPhone” to proceed.
Step 3: In iCloud Find My iPhone interface, there is “All Device” settings which shows all devices that is linked to this iCloud account. You should choose the locked iPhone from the drop-down menu.
Step 4: When it comes to your locked iPhone interface, select Erase iPhone option and then click Erase when it presents you the Erase this iPhone prompt.
Step 5: After that you need to wait patiently for the locked iPhone to be erased. After that, your iPhone will be unlocked and you can restore the iPhone from backup or set up as a new one.
Unlock iPhone without Passcode – Restore iPhone with iTunes
You can apply this method to unlock iPhone when forgot passcode in the condition that you have synced your iPhone with this computer and Find My iPhone is disabled on the locked iPhone. If it asks for the passcode to trust this computer, you can try other method to unlock iPhone without passcode.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer and iTunes will run automatically to sync your iPhone. Of course, you need to make sure the iTunes is updated to the newest one.
Step 2: Click on iPhone device icon and you will see your iPhone Summary.
Step 3: Click on Restore iPhone button and you will be asked whether to back up the settings of iPhone. Click on the Back Up button to make a backup for your iPhone.
Step 4: Click on Restore > Next > Agree to reset the iPhone. After that, you need to wait for the process to end.
Unlock iPhone without Passcode – Reset iPhone from Recovery Mode
This method needs a PC device installed with iTunes. Also, you need to make your iPhone enter into recovery mode successfully before connected to the PC.
Step 1: Make your iPhone into recovery mode. For different iPhones, the operation varies and you can find the steps in Apple website as reference.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to the PC and then you will see the following dialog box. It is better to click on Restore and then your iPhone will be restored to factory settings soon. After that, you successfully unlock the iPhone without passcode.
When the restore process finishes, and your iPhone reboots, the Setup Assistant will start and guide you to activate the iPhone. You just need to follow the on-screen instructions to set up your iPhone.
Unlock iPhone without Passcode – Using iPhone Passcode Tuner
How to unlock an iPhone if you forgot your passcode? You can use the third party tool—Cocosenor iPhone Passcode Tuner to unlock iPhone without passcode. You only need to get the latest iTunes and this program installed on the Windows computer. It is no need to sign in iTunes. This method can apply to unlock any iPhone, including iPhone X or later, iPhone SE(2nd generation), iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone SE(1st generation), iPhone 6s and earlier.
Step 1. Run iPhone Passcode Tuner and choose “Unlock lock screen” from the home interface.
Step 2. Connect the iPhone to your computer via the USB cable.
Step 3. Click “Start “and then “Next” to load the iPhone information.
Step 4. Click “Download” to get the firmware package on your computer. It will take few minutes because it will verify the firmware after finishing downloading.
Step 5. Click “Unlock” to remove the forgotten iPhone passcode. After that, you will get the iPhone unlocked.