Without Passord You Can Still Reset iPhone for New Use

Reset iPhone Without Passcode

"I have an old iPhone 5s, and recently get an iPhone 7. So I want to sell this vacant iPhone 5s, But I forgot the iPhone passcode. Is there any way to reset my iPhone without password unlock?" - Jessica

iPhone passcode is just like one gate to protect your sensitive data from being exposed to outside. When you want to protect your data, it works great to help you. However, when you make major changes on iPhone like iPhone reset, you will find iPhone passcode troublesome to remind you print your passcode to confirm your operation.

At this point, if you forgot iPhone passcode, and also want to reset iPhone from a frozen iPhone or disabled iPhone, how do you deal with it? Find the solutions from the following description.

Solution one: Reset iPhone without passcode? With iTunes

If your iPhone is frozen for slow motion, or stuck in some a game, you will find reset iPhone to factory settings by tapping on iPhone will be useless. In that case, you can use iTunes to restore iPhone for unlocking.

What you need:

✔ iPhone
✔ computer
✔ USB cable
✔ latest iTunes (support iOS 10)

Step 1Launch the latest iTunes on your PC.

Step 2Turn off iPhone.

Step 3Put iPhone into recovery mode.

Press and hold on the "Home" button on your iPhone, and while holding on, use the USB cable to plug the iPhone to computer. Wait until the iTunes icon appears on the screen, and then release the Home button. Here you find you have entered the iPhone Recovery mode. And iTunes can detect your iPhone automatically.

Step 4In the pop-up window, click "Restore" > "Restore and Update", which will start to restore and update your iPhone to the latest iOS version supported.

Restore and Update

Step 5Click "Next" > "Agree" to download iPhone software update. Here you can see what version your iPhone will be updated after the resetting iPhone.

Agree iPhone Update and Reset

Step 6After downloading completed, click "Update" to start to update and reset your iPhone.

During the process of resetting your iPhone successfully, your iPhonw will restart for several times. What you need to do is wait patiently.

In this way, you can find you can not only reset iPhone without passcode, but also update your iPhone to the latest version that your iPhone supports.

Solution two: Reset an iPhone without password with iOS System Recovery

iOS System Recovery is the system recovery tool to fix your iOS sytem. It can help you reset iPhone to the original state for more use.

What you need:

✔ An iPhone that needs to reset
✔ computer
✔ USB cable
✔ Download iOS System Recovery

Step 1After downloading this software, install and run it on your computer. Choose "More tools" > "iOS System Recovery".

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Step 2Press "Home" and "Power" button for about 10 seconds, and then release "Power" button but still hold on "Home" button. Until you can see this program detects your iPhone, release the "Home" button.

Step 3Click "Advanced Mode" > "Confirm" to start to reset iPhone to factory settings.

Advanced Mode

Step 4Check your iPhone information for downloading firmware. If the iPhone information is not correct, you can manually to select. Then click "Repair" to update and reset your iPhone.

Repair iPhone to Reset

1. This means lets you reset your iPhone to factory settings, but your iPhone jailbreaked will be non-jailbreak, and unlocked network iPhone also comes to its original state of locked network. Maybe, it can be called the most complete factory resetting.

2. This utility supports almost iOS device like iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, 6s Plus, 6s, 6, 6 Plus, 5s, 5c, 5, 4S, 4, 3GS, iPad Pro, iPad Air/mini, iPod, etc.

Solution 3: Factory reset iPhone without passcode with FoneEraser

If you find the above two ways are a little complicated. Her you can try this easiest way with FoneEraser. This program is designed to erase all content and settings on your iPhone, which gets your iPhone to factory settings.

What you need:

✔ An iPhone that needs to reset
✔ The Windows computer where you connect your iPhone and gets "Trust"
✔ USB cable
✔ Download FoneErasers

Step 1Run this program on your computer after successful installation and download.

Step 2Plug your iPhone to the computer, and wait seconds, and you will find your iPhone pops up in the interface of this program.

Step 3Click "Start" to start to wipe out all settings and data on your iPhone. After that, you can check and master your iPhone newly.

Reset iPhone

When you use this method to reset your iPhone, you must make sure your iPhone has been connected to the computer, and do not need to input the passcode to unlock the screen. Then you can use the tool to reset iPhone without passcode.

Advice for iPhone reset

Before resetting iPhone, iPhone reset is an operation which will erase all content and settings on your iPhone. No matter what reasons for selling an old iPhone or dragging a frozen or disabled iPhone to normal state, you need to be careful about it. So you should develop a good habit to back up iPhone frequently.

If you only forgot iPhone passcode, you can jump to fix iPhone passcode forgot to unlock iPhone. Then you can easily reset iPhone by tapping "Settings" > "General" > "Reset" > "Erase all Content and Settings" to input your passcode and reset your iPhone.

After you make iPhone reset without password, you can activate your iPhone with new password. But you should notice that, you need to remember that passcode.

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September 24, 2017 14:25 / Updated by to iPhone
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