If you're locked out of your iPad and wondering if you can use iTunes to unlock it, the answer is yes, you can do that, but you should create a backup of your iPad before you do that.
If you haven't created a backup yet, unfortunately, you can't use iTunes to unlock your iPad.
In this article, we'll show you how to unlock disabled iPad without iTunes and without passcode.
The easiest method to access your iPad without using a password or iTunes is by using the EaseUS MobiUnlock.
EaseUS MobiUnlock is a powerful tool that can not only remove your access code, screen time password, Apple ID, Face ID, but is also able to turn off iTunes backup encryption without password.
It's an easy-to-use program that's available for both Windows and Mac and was designed to help people who are on the move, have a busy lifestyle, or lack a lot of technical knowledge.
Using EaseUS MobiUnlock, you can get into your iPad without a password in seconds, and this is a must-download program for all iPad users so that if an incident like this repeats again, they can use the program to access their iPads.
Follow this step-by-step guide to have your problem easily solved:
Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiUnlock, connect the iPad to the computer, and then select "Unlock Screen Passcode" from the home page of EaseUS MobiUnlock.
Step 2. Once your device is connected, click "Start" to proceed.
Step 3. Click "Next" to download the appropriate firmware for your device. If the firmware has been downloaded already, select the package manually.
Step 4. Wait for the firmware verification to complete. After that, click "Unlock Now". In the warning window, enter the information required and click "Unlock" again to unlock the iPad without password.
Step 5. Wait for the tool to remove your iPad password. When it has done, set up your device and you can use it again.
There's an alternative way to unlock your iPad that involves using iCloud. But in this process, you'll lose all your files and settings, just as you would if you factory reset your iPad using iCloud. Thankfully, you can restore everything from the iCloud after you've factory reset it.
Here's how to use iCloud to unlock your iPad:
Step 1. Open your browser on your PC/Tablet/Smartphone and go to iCloud.com.
Step 2. Sign in to your iCloud account using your Apple ID credentials.
Step 3. After you're signed in, on the right-side menu, select "Find My."
Step 4. In Find My, select "All Devices" and then select your iPad from the list.
Step 5. Click on "Erase iPad."
Step 6. Your iPad will start to factory reset in a few seconds. Once the factory reset has been completed, set up your iPad and then download your backup data from iCloud.
Find My is an app that comes with every Apple device, such as the iPhone, iPad, Mac, AirPods, and others. Apart from your iPad, if you own another Apple product, such as an iPhone, you can factory reset it using Find My on your iPad.
For this demonstration, we're using our iPhone to use Find My to factory reset and unlock your iPad. Here's how:
Step 1. Unlock your iPhone and open "Find My."
Step 2. Tap on the "Devices” section.
Step 3. Select your iPad from the list.
Step 4. Tap on "Erase This Device."
Step 5. Your iPad will begin to perform a factory reset.
After entering an incorrect password too many times, the interval timer to re-try to enter the correct passcode increases, and you'll see an option called "Erase iPad" at the bottom of the screen.
You can use the "Erase iPad" option to factory reset your iPad to unlock it. Here's how to do that:
Step 1. Tap on the "Erase iPad" option.
Step 2. Enter your Apple ID credentials.
Step 3. Tap on the "Erase iPad" option.
Step 4. The factory reset of your iPad will begin.
In case there's no "Erase iPad" option, go to this article to seek help: iPad unavailable, no erase option.
FAQs on Unlocking an iPad Without a Password & Without iTunes
Do you have any other questions regarding how to unlock an iPad without a password or iTunes? Here, we answer everything about it.
1. How do I factory reset an iPad with buttons?
No, you cannot factory reset an iPad using its buttons, such as the power and volume buttons, and not even by combining them.
2. How to unlock the iPad passcode without a computer or iTunes?
You can take advantage of the "Erase iPad" option, which will appear after a few failed password attempts, or you could also use iCloud or the Find My app to access your iPad after factory resetting it.
3. How to unlock a disabled iPad without iTunes for free?
The best options to do that are using the "Erase iPad" option, Find My, or iCloud.
Although iCloud and Find My can help you unlock your iPad, they cost you a lot of time and damage your data. You can restore iPhone from iCloud backup, but if you've never enabled iCloud backup, you'll lose all your data. This is why EaseUS MobiUnlock makes itself a great option to remove the password without deleting any data.
We hope this article helped you unlock your iPad, and if it did, please share it with your friends and families who are going through the same issue to help them out.
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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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