Many users are curious about that how to unlock a found old iPhone without a passcode or can someone else unlock my lost iPhone. If you're also one of the groups who are curious about these questions, this guide will help you figure out the mystery. Now, it's time to follow us to learn about how to unlock a found or lost iPhone. 

Before we get started, it's necessary to note that any attempts to buy or use a stolen iPhone would result in some bad consequences, as shown below. Think twice if you're planning to do such things.

  • The police might knock at your door and take the iPhone back.
  • The previous owner might track the stolen iPhone's location with their Apple ID account.
  • You can't set up the iPhone even if it was unlocked if it is activation locked by its previous owner.

How to Unlock a Lost or Found iPhone with an iPhone Unlocker

One of the most time- and money-saving methods to remove the passcode from a locked iPhone or iPad should be using a professional passcode remover. Such tools have the ability to remove passcodes like 4/6 digit code, Touch ID, and Face ID. Let's take this iPhone unlock software - EaseUS MobiUnlock, for example. 

EaseUS MobiUnlock is a very popular iPhone unlock software that has helped thousands of users to solve the "iPhone forget passcode" or "iPhone is disabled without passcode" problems. Many bloggers and websites recommended it in the past. That's why it attracts thieves' attention. 

Now, let's take a look at how to unlock an iPhone with EaseUS MobiUnlock.

Step 1. Download and open EaseUS MobiUnlock, and then select "Unlock Screen Passcode."

connect your device to computer

Step 2. Connect the iPhone to the computer and click "Start" to go on. 

start the unlock process

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 manually.

Download or select firmware

Step 4. After you download or select the firmware, click "Unlock Now." Then, a now window will pop up to let you enter the information, just do as it requires and click "Unlock" again to remove your iPhone password.

Unlock the device

Step 5. Wait for the process to finish. Afterward, you iPhone will be reset and the password will be removed.

Wait for the process to complete

Note: Even if thieve unlock your device, they can't use it unless logging in to the Apple ID linked to this device.

How to Unlock a Found iPhone Passcode without Computer

Another way to unlock an iPhone without a passcode is to use the Find My app, which is designed to help users locate and track devices linked to their iCloud accounts. As long as the Find My feature is enabled on your device and you remember the Apple ID, you can remotely erase your device. 

Obviously, people except yourself can't meet either of these requirements, so they can't remove passcodes in this way. But this method makes sense to keep your information secure when your device is lost or stolen. Here are the steps.

Step 1. Prepare another iPhone or iPad, make sure it has active internet, then have the Find My app installed.

Step 2. Sign in to this app with your Apple ID and password.

Step 3. Once logged in, you'll see a map on your screen. Tap your stolen iPhone's name.

Step 4. Choose "Erase iPhone."

Step 5. After that, all data stored on your iPhone will be erased completely.

Unlock iPhone via Find My feature

The Final Words

That's all about our guide on how to unlock a found or lost iPhone or iPad. We hope you've learned all tricks that someone else can use to remove the passcode from your device. Theoretically, unlocking a lost or found or stolen iPhone is not possible. But in fact, this is possible in some illegal ways. Apart from the two methods we introduced above, someone else may also take your device to some mobile phone repair shop to unlock your device. 

Anyway, nothing is difficult if someone else set his mind to unlock your device. Given that, you'd better not leave your device unattended in public. If necessary, back up your iPhone regularly, which can protect your data from loss if your phone is stolen or lost.

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Updated by Myra

Myra joined EaseUS in 2017. As a big fan of Apple products, she mainly focuses on iOS data transfer and iOS troubleshooting tips. Meanwhile, she is expanding her knowledge and skills in other fields like data recovery and disk management. Myra is open-minded and likes both extensive and intensive reading. Other than reading and writing, she is also fond of mobile games and K-pop stars.

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Written by Sofia Albert

Sofia has been involved with tech ever since she joined the EaseUS editor team in March 2011 and now she is a senior website editor. She is good at solving various iPhone and Android issues, such as iPhone or Android data transfer & recovery. Rich experience in software companies helps her create a lot of popular articles.

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