Forgot iPhone 12 Passcode and now it's stuck after too many incorrect attempts? The iPhone 12 spoils its users by providing Face ID but then randomly asking them to enter the passcode of the phone every now and then.

Personally, we also have come across such a situation with our iPhones many times now, but thankfully you've come to the right place to know how you can fix it.

It can be even more frustrating to get locked out of your iPhone when you don't have your computer with you or you're on vacation.

But, don't you worry; in this article, we'll clearly show you how to unlock the iPhone 12 without a passcode or a computer, so continue reading!

1. How to Unlock iPhone 12 Passcode Without Computer via Find My App

If you own an iPhone, it's more likely that you also own an Apple Watch. If you get locked out of your iPhone 12, you can use your Apple Watch to use the "Find My" application and then factory reset your iPhone.

After you factory reset your iPhone, you can re-setup your iPhone 12 and restore a backup from the iCloud.

Here's how to use Find My to unlock the iPhone 12 passcode without a computer:

Step 1. Unlock your secondary product, such as your Apple Watch or your iPad, and then search for and open "Find My."

Step 2. Select the "Devices" tab, and then, from the list of your Apple products, select your iPhone 12.

Step 3. Now expand the options and click on the "Erase This Device" option.

Step 4. Allow a few moments for your iPhone to factory reset.

find my device

2. How to Unlock iPhone 12 Without a Passcode or Computer via iCloud

Unlike the previous example, which is possible to execute only when you have another Apple device, this isn't the same.

Assuming your iPhone suddenly locked you out and you don't happen to remember the password, and that you only have a non-Apple device with you.

You can still use Find My on your non-Apple device. Here's what you need to do:

Step 1. Unlock the device and open the browser.

Step 2. Go to

Step 3. Enter your Apple credentials and sign in.

Step 4. Select "Find My" and then tap/click on "All Devices."

Step 5. Select your iPhone 12 from the list, and then click or tap  "Erase iPhone."

Step 6. Your iPhone 12 should now start factory resetting.

Step 7. Once the process is complete, you can restore the apps and the settings from the iCloud.

erase iphone

3. How to Unlock iPhone 12 Passcode Without Computer via Erase iPhone

The "Erase iPhone" feature is a nifty one that you can use if your iPhone is running iOS 15.2 or later.

Here's how to execute this method:

Step 1. After entering an incorrect password multiple times, your iPhone will lock you out and show an option called "Erase iPhone" at the end of the display.

Step 2. Tap on "Erase iPhone."

Step 3. Enter your Apple ID's login information.

Step 4. Now, tap on "Erase Device."

Step 5. Your iPhone will now begin to factory reset, so allow some time for the process to be completed.

Step 6. After the process is complete, you can restore the data from the iCloud.

4. How to Unlock iPhone 12 Passcode with a Computer

Now that we've shown you many different ways in which you can unlock your iPhone without using a computer, here's one last solution that is equally amazing as our last few solutions.

In fact, this solution is much better than the previous one. In the previous solution, you'd have to factory reset your iPhone to access it, which results in the loss of files and data.

But by using our trusted and dependable software — EaseUS MobiUnlock, you can unlock your iPhone 12 without factory resetting.

In fact, you can use EaseUS MobiUnlock to remove your Apple ID from your iPhone, remove screen time passcode, remove iTunes backup encryption, and so much more with just a few clicks.

If you want to unlock the iPhone 12 passcode without a computer and without losing your iPhone's data, the best method to do that is using the EaseUS MobiUnlock.

Also, it is available on both Mac and PC, so no matter where you are or what platform you use, you can install EaseUS MobiUnlock on your computer and then unlock your iPhone 12.

Follow these steps to unlock your iPhone:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiUnlock and connect your iPhone to the computer. Then select "Unlock Screen Passcode."

Launch EaseUS MobiUnlock

Step 2. Once connected, click "Start" to continue.

connect your device to computer

Step 3. Check your iPhone model and click "Next" to start downloading the latest version of firmware for your device.

Download or select firmware

Step 4. Click "Unlock Now" and then you will see a warning window. Read it in detail, enter the required number, and then click "Unlock" to start unlocking your iPhone without passcode.

Unlock the device

Step 5. Wait for the tool to unlock your iOS device. Afterward, you can set up and use your iPhone again.

Wait for the process to complete

FAQs on Unlocking the iPhone 12 Passcode Without a Computer

Want to learn more about unlocking your iPhone 12 passcode without a computer? Here are a few questions we answered.

1. Can you unlock an iPhone without a passcode or computer?

Yes, you can unlock an iPhone without a passcode or computer using the EaseUS MobiUnlock.

2. How do you unlock an iPhone 13 if you forget the password?

You can use the above-mentioned solutions on an iPhone 12 and later, such as an iPhone 13 or an iPhone 14. You can also follow our above solutions to unlock iPhone 11, iPhone X, iPhone 8, and previous models.

The Conclusion

Apple should really work on relying less on passcode/password as they are one of the most insecure types of identity verification methods.

Though it's unclear when Apple will ditch using the passcode or the password as one of the identity authentication methods, you can use EaseUS MobiUnlock to unlock your iPhone 12 if you ever get locked out of it.

All your data and settings aren't deleted, unlike if you used other methods that we also showed you.

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Updated by Daisy

Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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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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