Have you forgotten the passcode of your iPhone lock screen? Are you looking for some solutions to fix this issue? If that's the case, you've come to the right page.
You may want to unlock iPhone with iTunes if you have installed that application on your computer. However, iTunes/Finder is not available to restore your locked iPhone when the Find My feature is enabled on the device.
In this tutorial, we will discuss how to remove passcode from iPhone without restore (i.e. unlocking the phone without using iTunes or Finder). Now let's check it out!
First of all, we will introduce an all-in-one solution - EaseUS MobiUnlock for iOS. It enables users to unlock iPhone passcode when they forget it. To use this versatile tool, there are no other additional restrictions. Only if your iPhone is an iPhone 4s or later, you can use this software to unlock the lock screen of your iPhone without effort.
Key Features of EaseUS MobiUnlock:
- Unlock iOS lock screen, including the 4/6-digit passcode, Face ID, and Touch ID.
- Unlock Screen Time passcode when you forget it.
- Remove iTunes backup encryption.
- Remove Apple ID and password
- Bypass Activation Lock after a factory reset on iPhone.
- Manage and export password that is stored in iCloud Keychain.
- Remove SIM lock.
Now click the button below to download this efficient unlocking tool on your computer and start removing the screen passcode on your locked iPhone.
Step 1. Open EaseUS MobiUnlock on your computer, select "Unlock Screen Passcode."
Step 2. Connect the iPhone, iPad, or iPod to the computer, and then click "Start" to proceed.
Step 3. Check your device model and click "Next" to download the latest version of firmware for your device. If the firmware has been downloaded already, select the package instead.
Step 4. When the verification has completed, click "Unlock Now". In the warning window, enter the information required and click "Unlock" again to unlock your iPhone, iPad, or iPod without passcode.
Step 5. Wait for the tool to reset your device. Afterward, you can set up and use your device again.
- You will be required to enter the Apple ID password of this iOS device after the unlocking process. So if you also forget or don't even know the Apple ID password, this tool is not available.
In this part, we will introduce a simple way to bypass the screen passcode jus only for some particular iOS versions. If your iPhone is running iOS 8 to iOS 10.1, you are available to use Siri to bypass the passcode of the lock screen.
- More importantly, using Siri to unlock iPhones will not result in data loss. After lock screen removal with Siri, you can access everything that is stored on your iPhone before.
If your iPhone is running a different iOS version than iOS 8 to iOS 10.1, move to the next part.
To bypass iPhone passcode using Siri without losing data, follow the steps below:
Step 1. Say "Hey Siri" and then ask "What is the time now?"
Step 2. When it answers and the Clock icon appears on the screen, tap the "+" New button to create a new clock.
Step 3. Then type some words in the box. Select all these words and then tap Share > the Message app.
Step 4. Then type some words in the "To:" box and tap the following "+" button > Create New Contact.
Step 5. On the screen of new contact creation, select add photo > Choose Photo.
Step 6. Then you will be navigated to the Photos Library screen.
Step 7. At this time, tap the Home button to go to the home screen.
Step 8. If all goes well, you will get access to all the data on your iPhone.
Have you ever thought about unlocking your iPhone passcode without any software or service? Here we will share with you how to unlock iPhone screen lock via the Erase iPhone option that would appear on the locked screen. When this option appears on the screen depends on your iPhone model and how many times you enter the wrong password.
Note: This practice only works with iOS 15.2 or later.
If that's what you prefer, perform the following steps to unlock your iPhone screen via the Erase iPhone option:
Step 1. The Erase iPhone option appears on the screen after a couple of failed attempts to enter the correct passcode.
Step 2. Tap this option and tap it again to continue.
Step 3. Then you will be asked to enter your Apple ID password.
Step 4. When you're done, follow the on-screen instructions to start erasing your locked iPhone.
The last available option is removing the iPhone passcode via the Find My iPhone service. If you're not new to iPhone mobile phone, you must be aware of this service. Before proceeding with this method, make sure the Find My feature has been enabled on your locked iPhone, or Find My iPhone may not detect this device.
Here's how to remove passcode from iPhone without restore via Find My iPhone:
Step 1. Go to iCloud.com and sign in.
Step 2. Click Find iPhone to open it.
Step 3. Select your locked iPhone.
Step 4. Click Erase iPhone > Erase.
Step 5. You will be prompted to enter the Apple ID password.
Step 6. Follow the on-screen instructions to start the erasing.
In this article, I have outlined four ways to remove passcode from iPhone without restore. I hope this article is useful to help you out of that dilemma. We recommend using EaseUS MobiUnlock directly if you just don't bother to make a selection.
FAQs on How to Remove Passcode from iPhone Without Restore
For more information about how to remove passcode from iPhone without restore, you are welcome to check the following commonly asked questions.
1. Can I bypass passcode on iPhone 14 with Siri?
No. You can use Siri to unlock your iPhone only when it's running iOS 8 to iOS 10.1. However, iPhone 14 comes with iOS 16. So, it's not feasible to bypass passcode on iPhone 14 via Siri.
2. When should I restore my iPhone using Finder and iTunes, respectively?
If your computer is a Windows PC or a Mac running macOS Mojave or earlier, iTunes is available to restore your iPhone. While if your Mac is updated to macOS Catalina or later, then Finder is your new option instead. Nowadays iTunes has been replaced gradually by Finder with the release of macOS Catalina.
3. How to turn off Find My on my iPhone?
- Go to Settings.
- Tap on [your name] > Find My > Find My iPhone.
- Toggle off Find My iPhone.
- You will be required to enter your Apple ID password.
- Then tap Turn Off in the top-right corner of your screen.
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