How to Unlock iPhone Without Passcode in 4 Ways

This helpful guide contains all possible ways you need to get into a locked iPhone without a password. Ranging from a reliable third-party iOS unlock tool to Apple's default ways - iTunes, Recovery Mode, Find My iPhone, and Siri.

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Updated on Feb 27, 2024

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About Getting into a Locked iPhone Without Password

Apple is known for its reliable data protection measures. If you use a passcode, Touch ID, or Face ID to lock your iPhone, it's impossible for others to get into your locked iPhone without the passcode. That could be great to protect your iOS device from being hacked. But it also means that once you forgot your iPhone passcode, you are locked out of your device, too.

"Forgot iPhone passcode" occurs more frequently than you may have expected. That's probably why you are searching for "How to unlock iPhone without passcode" now. If you want to get into a locked iPhone without the passcode or learn how to unlock disabled iPhone, read on and learn four feasible ways on how to get it done.

Considering that some of you may encounter the same problem with your iPad, we advise you to apply similar solutions to unlock iPad without passcode.

Notes: To get into a locked iPhone without the password, you have to erase all data and settings on the device so that you can remove the passcode. Thus, the first three methods below will put your iPhone to factory settings. If you have an iTunes or iCloud backup available, you can restore your device from the backup during the setup process.

Here's a Youtube shorts video for you to quickly unlock your iPhone without a passcode in a minute.

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Option 1. How to Unlock iPhone Without Passcode with an iPhone Unlocker

We put this method in the first place is that this method has many advantages that the following four methods don't have. The most obvious one is its simple processing steps. No special skills are required. You can get into a locked iPhone without a hitch with only five simple steps. Whether using a 4-digit code, 6-digit code, Touch ID, or Face ID, you can use the iPhone unlock software - EaseUS MobiUnlock to unlock the iPhone without a passcode.

In addition to getting into a locked iPhone, this iPhone unlocker is also helpful when you need to:

To unlock an iPhone without the passcode:

Step 1. Have your iPhone connected to the computer and run EaseUS MobiUnlock. Select "Unlock Screen Passcode" to proceed.

Disable Screen Time- Step 1

Step 2. After your device is detected, click "Start" to continue. 

connect your device to computer

Step 3. Verify your device model and download the suitable firmware for your iPhone. If the firmware package has been downloaded, just select it by clicking on the "Select" button at the bottom of the screen. 

Download or select firmware

Step 4. After firmware download, click "Unlock." Enter the needed information in the box and click "Unlock" again to regain access to your locked iPhone without hassle.

Unlock the device

Step 5. Wait for the unlock process to complete. Then, you can set up your iPhone, iPad, iPod.

Wait for the process to complete

Option 2. Get into Locked iPhone Using Recovery Mode

There is an official solution for you when you forget the passcode on your iPhone: to put your iPhone into recovery mode and restore your device. Whether you want to break into a locked iPhone or fix a disabled iPhone, follow Apple's guide or the steps below to learn how to erase all data and settings on your device, including the lock screen passcode. Afterward, you can set up the iPhone again and use it as usual.

To get into a locked iPhone without the password:

Step 1. Install the latest version of iTunes on your Mac or PC.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone with the computer with a USB cable. (If iTunes opens, close it.)

Step 3. Press the Home button on your iPhone until the iTunes icon appears on the screen. (The steps vary depending on your iPhone model.)

iPhone models with Face ID: Press and quickly release the "Volume Up" button. Press and quickly release the "Volume Down" button. Press the "Top" button until your device goes into recovery mode.

iPhone with Home button: Press and hold both the "Home" and the "Top" (or Side) buttons at the same time. Keep holding them until you see the recovery mode screen. Only this way can you enter the recovery mode and reset iPhone without password.

Step 4. Then, open your iTunes on the computer. It will recognize your device and ask you to restore your device.

Step 5. After that, you can set up your iPhone.

Put iPhone on Recovery Mode

Option 3. Unlock iPhone Without Password via Find My iPhone

Apple's Find My iPhone feature allows users to remotely wipe out everything, including passcode, from the iPhone.  This could be the easiest solution to get into a locked iPhone. But to use this method, you have to make sure:

  • You have signed into the locked iPhone with an Apple ID, and you still remember it
  • You have enabled the Find My iPhone feature on the device
  • There is an Internet connection on the iPhone

If you do, follow the steps below to unlock your iPhone without a passcode:

Step 1. Go to on your computer.

Step 2. Log in to iCloud's website using the Apple ID and password you use on the locked iPhone.

Step 3. Choose "Find My" and click the "All Devices" option to view all the devices linked to your Apple ID.

Step 4. Select the locked iOS device.

Step 5. Then, you will be displayed various options, including "Play Sound". "Lock", and "Erase iPhone."

Step 6. Click on the "Erase iPhone" button to erase the iPhone.

How to get into a locked iPhone without the passcode via iCloud

Option 4. Unlock A Locked iPhone with Siri

Siri allows you to access your locked iPhone without needing an Apple ID and even without using a computer. On top of that, it won't erase your existing iPhone data.

But it still has some limits. One is that it only works on iOS 8.0 to iOS 13 devices. Another is that it doesn't always succeed. The process of this option is complex, and now you can follow the instructions.

To unlock the iPhone without a passcode using Siri:

Step 1. Long press your home button to activate Siri on your locked iPhone.

Step 2. Ask for the "What's the time now?" Then, Siri will display the local time.

Step 3. Once the clock icon appears, click it.

Step 4. Then, you will see a menu of the World Clock with some small icons, as the following picture shows.

Step 5. Click on the plus sign in the upper right corner.

get into locked iPhone with Siri

Step 6. A search box will appear; type any characters in the search box, and 'Select All' these characters.

Access locked iPhone with Siri

Step 7. Next, you will be displayed with several options. Tap on "Share" to continue.

Step 8. Select the Message app.

Step 9. A new message window will appear. Tap any character in the "To" field, and tap "return" from your keyboard.

Get into locked iPhone with Siri

Step 10. Wait a while and press the Home button, and then your iPhone will be unlocked.

You can also create a voice command on your iPhone, which allows you to use Siri to unlock your iPhone when you forget the password. The way is different from the one we mentioned above.

The Bottom Line

That's all about how to get into a locked iPhone without a password. Let us make a brief conclusion.

EaseUS MobiUnlock is the quickest way to get into a locked iPhone. And with Siri, you can unlock your iPhone without data loss. Recovery mode is also an effective way, but it will erase your existing data on the iPhone. If you have enabled Find My iPhone on your device, you can also use Find My iPhone feature to access your locked iPhone with ease.

I hope this guide is helpful to you.


1. Can you access a locked iPhone?

No, you cannot access a locked iPhone unless you unlock it. If you have no idea how to get into a locked iPhone or iPad, you can refer to the approaches introduced in this guide. 

2. How do I unlock a locked iPhone to its owner?

When you see the screen showing that your iPhone is locked to the owner, the device owner has performed an erase action remotely via iCloud. Under that situation, you must use EaseUS MobiUnlock's Remove Activation Lock feature to get rid of the Activation Lock and set that device up. See: How to Bypass Activation Lock for more solutions.

3. How do you get into a locked iPhone without the password without losing data?

I'm sorry to tell you there is no way to get into a locked iPhone without a password or losing data. If you want to keep your data while removing the screen passcode from your device, you can ask Apple Support for help. 

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Updated by Gorilla

Gorilla joined EaseUS in 2022. As a smartphone lover, she stays on top of Android unlocking skills and iOS troubleshooting tips. In addition, she also devotes herself to data recovery and transfer issues.

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