This article offers the 3 ways to factory reset an iPhone when you don’t know the password.
Let’s begin with perhaps the most effective way to factory reset an iPhone if you don’t have the device’s password.
Sometimes you just need a solution that is not just effective, but also very fast, allowing you to reset the device in a few minutes and continue using it. If this is your goal, we recommend using iToolab UnlockGo.
How to reset iPhone without password using UnlockGo
To use UnlockGo to reset an iPhone without the passcode, follow these simple steps:
Step 1: Download and install UnlockGo on your computer. Run the program and then connect the iPhone to the computer using USB cables. When the program detects the device, click “Start” to begin.
Step 2: You will need to install the latest firmware on the device. To do that, simply click “Download” and UnlockGo will begin downloading the firmware for the device.
Step 3: When the firmware has been downloaded, click on “Unlock Now” to begin unlocking the device. The process will take a few minutes and it is important to keep the device connected to the computer throughout the whole process.
UnlockGo will notify you when the process is complete. You can then set up a new password for the device.
You can also use the “Find my iPhone” feature to reset the iPhone without the passcode. For this method to work, “Find my iPhone” must be enabled on the iPhone and it must also be connected to a network. Follow these simple steps to do it:
You can also be able to reset the iPhone without the passcode in iTunes if you put the device in recovery mode. Here’s how to do it;
Step 1: Open iTunes on your computer, but don’t connect the device to the computer yet.
Step 2: Put your device in recovery mode. The procedure to do this will depend on the iPhone model. Here’s how to do it;
For iPhone 8 and later: Press and hold the Side button and one of the volume buttons until the “Slide to Power off” slider appears on the device. Drag the slider to turn off the device completely. Then, hold the power (Side) button while connecting the device to the computer. Let go of the button when you see the recovery-mode screen.
For iPhone 7 and 7 Plus: Press and hold the power (Side) button until the slider appears. Drag it to turn off the device, Keep holding the Side button as you connect the device to the computer, Release the button when the recovery mode screen appears.
iPhone 6s and Older: Press and hold the Power and Home buttons at the same time until the power slider appears. Drag the slider to turn off the device. Keep holding the Home button as you connect the device to the computer. Let go of the Home button when you see the recovery-mode screen.
Step 3: You should see a message in iTunes indicating that there is a problem with the device. Click on “Restore” and wait while iTunes restores the device to factory settings.
When the process is complete, you can then set up the device as new and then add a new password.