Forgot Password
1.1 Forgot iPhone Passcode
1.2 Forgot iPad Password
1.3 Forgot iCloud Password
1.4 Forgot iTunes Password
1.5 Forgot Voicemail Password
1.6 Forgot Android Password
1.7 Forgot Samsung Password
1.8 Forgot Facebook Password
1.9 Forgot Yahoo Mail Password
1.10 Forgot Gmail Password

[Solved] Forget iPad Password? Learn to Unlock iPad and Recover iPad Data Here

Get used to use fingerprinting to unlock your iPad? What if the fingerprint verification doesn't work or become insensitive? At this time, if you unfortunately forgot iPad password, your iPad will turn to be useless. With you getting various passwords to remember, forgetting one of them may often happen to you. iPad will be disabled if you input the wrong password for the certain times of trying, what's more important is that you may lose all important data in your iPad.

There are actually quite many people coming to me with the question "I forgot my iPad password, what should I do" every day. Don't worry, this post will help you to unlock your iPad when you forgot iPad password, and give you solution to recover any data in your iPad. Just keep reading to find the best answer.

Forget iPad Password

Part 1. Backup data on locked iPad (Important)

What's the first thing to do when you forgot iPad password? Before you start to solve the problem, you should first back up your treasured iOS data to PC/Mac or iTunes. Here we would like to recommend you the most professional iPad Backup Tool, which enables you to easily back up iPad files after forgetting iPad password.

iOS Data Backup & Restore

Check the video tutorial to backup data on iPad or read this post to backup iPad iPhone.

Video Backup Apps on iPhone play-button

Part 2. How to unlock iPad screen and reset iPad password with iCloud

How to unlock iPad screen if you forgot iPad password? If you turn on "Find My iPad" before you forget iPad passcode, then you can reset your iPad password with iCloud.

1Navigate to and log in with your Apple ID.

2Click "Find iPhone" to sign in iCloud account and then select your locked iPad from the drop-down list of "All Device".

All Devices from iCloud Find My iPad

3Click "Erase iPhone" to erase all content and settings on iPad. This step will also remove the password settings on your iPad. After that, you can unlock your iPad and set a new passcode.

Erase iPad

Part 3. How to unlock iPad screen and reset iPad password with iTunes

You can also use iTunes to restore iPad to factory settings when you forgot iPad password. In this way, you can remove iPad passcode to the original one.

1Launch the latest version of iTunes on your computer and connect your locked iPad to it.

2Click your iPad icon and go to the iTunes "Summary" interface.

iPad Summary

3Locate the "Restore iPad" button and click on it. This step will take your iPad to be reset with no passcode existing. You need to turn off "Find My iPad" to confirm this operation.

When you unlock your iPad screen, you can reset a new password. If you ever backed up iPad with iTunes before, you can restore iPad with iTunes now.

Part 4. How to unlock iPad screen with Recovery Mode

If you've never synced with iTunes or set up Find My iPhone in iCloud, you can use iPad recovery mode to restore your device. This will erase iPad and its passcode.

1Connect your iPad to the computer and run iTunes.

2Force restart your locked iPad by pressing down on the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons together. Do this till you see the recovery mode screen.

3When you see the option to "Restore" or "Update", choose "Restore". Wait for the process to finish. Then you can unlock iPad and set new password.

iTunes Recovery Mode Restore

Part 5. How to recover lost iPad data after you forgot iPad password

As you can see, it definitely involves erasing all data when you try to unlock iPad screen after you forgot password on iPad, which is why it is so important to back up iPhone data first. After you unlock iPad and reset the new password, you should recover lost file to your iPad as soon as possbile. You can use iPhone Data Recovery to recover iPad data. Follow the steps below to recover data on your locked iPad.

1Launch iPad Data Recovery

Download, install and launch this professional iOS Recovery Software on your computer. Connect your iPad to it with USB cable. Click the mode of "Recover from the iOS device", and it will automatically detect your iPad.

FoneLab Interface

2Scan iPad data

Click "Start Scan" to scan your iPad Pro/iPad/iPad mini. After a while, all types of iPad files will be displayed in the interface.

Scan iPad

3Select iPad data

All file types will be listed in category on the left control, including the deleted and lost ones. You are allowed to preview detailed information on the right preview window. Choose the files you want to recover.

Recover iPad Data

4Recover lost/deleted iPad data

Click "Recover" button to back up the selected files to your computer. Within minutes, you will get a backup file of your iPad to PC or Mac.

In this post, we mainly talk about the situation that you forgot iPad password. We show you two ways to remove the iPad screen PIN passcode. Moreover, we tell you a simple method to back up and recover iPad data.

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