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Remove Forgotten Passcode from iPhone

By Selena KomezUpdated on June 03, 2020

Forgot iPhone passcode? iPhone is disalbed? Here three effective solutions to help you remove passcode from XS/XR/X/8/7/6s/6 if you forgot password, you also can learn how to unlock Apple ID without password, and how to remove remove iCloud activation lock on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.

My iPhone is locked and I forgot the passcode of it. I try several times to unlock it but failed. How to remove the iPhone locked screen without passcode and without data loss on it?

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I have got a second-hand iPhone 7 plus, but I don’t know it’s password, how to remove passcode on iPhone 7? Thanks to help.

Are you aware that many iPhone users like you, forgot the locked screen passcode on device and need to remove the locked screen on it without losing data? Here we list a lot of situations you need to remove forgotten passcode from iPhone:

  • When you forgotten the passcode of iPhone, and need to access your phone urgently.
  • Searching for ways to regain your passcode when your spouse or friend have changed your iPhone passcode.
  • Found a missing iPhone, and you want to know the rightful owner in order to return it to him or her.
  • Trying to access your device in order to wipe it clean before giving it out.
  • Needing to remove the passcode of your dearest/family/friends and access the device to check something.

When you need to remove passcode from iPhone with locked screen, most of people may try to restore device to factory reset with iTunes. It sounds work and can fix your problem. However, restore device to factory reset will wipe all data and setting on your device after bypassing the passcode on it. Actually, it is not the only way to unlock iPhone locked screen with iTunes. Another solution to unlock iPhone passcode is using a thrid-party iPhone Passcode Removal tool. Let’s compare the normal method and the other method which here we will introduce to you in the Part 2 and Part 3.

Part 1: Remove iPhone Locked Screen with Restoring to Factory Reset

If you backed up your iPhone to the computer, you can use this method to unlock iPhone locked screen with restoring it to factory reset by iTunes.

Step 1. Connect the locked iPhone to the computer.
Step 2. Choose the iPhone in the iTunes siderbar and click the tab of “Summary”.
Step 3. Click the “Check for Update”, then click “Restore” button.

Only three steps, you have finished iPhone to factory reset by iTunes. Note: This way will erase all data and settings on your device, if you don’t want to clean your device you could try the solution following.

Part 2: Remove Forgotten Passcode from iPhone with Dr.Fone iOS Unlocker

iOS Unlocker is one of the functions of Dr.Fone iOS Toolkit, it can helps you bypass iPhone locked screen without data loss. It is possible to remove the iPhone locked screen without passcode. This iOS Toolkit – Locked Screen Removal enables you to easily remove lock screens, when you forget the passcode on your device or you just don’t know the passcode on a second-hand iPhone or iPad. You can use this program to get rid of the unknown passcode in 5 minutes. Before doing it, you need to know this: the Find My iPhone/iPad should be disabled. Then you can successfully unlock your device without restoring it to factory reset. Compatible with the latest iPhone X, iPhone 8 (Plus) and iOS 11.

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Step 1. Connect your Locked iPhone to the Computer
Launch and run iOS Toolkit – Locked Screen Removal on the computer and select “Unlock” among all the tools.

ios locked screen removal

Connect your locked iPhone to the computer using a USB cable. Then click “Start” on the program.

connect locked iphone to pc

Step 2. Boot iPhone in DFU Mode
Follow the instruction on program to boot iPhone into DFU mode.

-Power off the locked iPhone.
-Press and hold the Volume Down button and the Power button together for 10 seconds.
-Release the Power button and keep holding the Volume Down button until the device is in DFU mode.

enter locked iphone into the dfu mode

Step 3. Confirm the Information of iPhone
After the device is in DFU mode, the program will display the information of device, such as phone generation, iOS version, etc,. If the information is not correct, you can select the correct information from the dropdown lists. Then click “Download” to download the firmware for your device.

select the information of locked iphone

Step 4. Unlock iPhone Locked Screen without Data Loss
When the firmware is downloaded successfully, click “Unlock Now” to start unlock your iPhone without passcode.

confirm to unlock iphone

Your iPhone will be unlocked successfully in just a few seconds.

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Part 3: Remove Forgotten Passcode from iPhone with UkeySoft Unlocker

Forgot your Apple ID password? Forgot your iPhone screen passcode? How to unlock your Apple ID without password? We will introduce a more powerful iPhone unlock tool and Apple ID unlock tool in this part.

UkeySoft Unlocker not only can help you unlock iPhone if you forgot the passcode or don’t know the second-hand phone’s passcode, but also can help you remove Apple ID from all activated iPhone or iPad. Using the professional iPhone unlock tool, you don’t need learn special tech knowledge then you can unlock your iPhone/iPad.

Key Features:

  • Unlock Apple ID on iPhone/iPad without Password
  • Remove iPhone/iPad Screen Passwords without iTunes
  • Unlock a Disabled iPhone/iPad without iTunes or iCloud
  • Remove 4-digit/6-digit passcode, Touch ID & Face ID from iPhone/iPad
  • Fully Compatible with the latest iOS 13/12.4/iPadOS and iPhone 11/11 Pro/XS/XS Max/XR

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Step 1. Launch iPhone Unlock tool on computer, and select “Unlock Screen Passcode”, then connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable.

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Step 2. Put iPhone into recovery mode or DFU mode.

recover mode

Step 3. Download firmware packge for iPhone and re-install it to the device.

download IPSW files

Step 4. Start remove iPhone screen passcode, then your iPhone will restart with “Hello” tips screen.

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Learn the detailed user guide: How to Remove Password and Apple ID on iPhone

Tips: If you forgot your Apple ID password? Or iCloud locked problem, UkeySoft Unlocker also can help you to bypass iCloud activation on iPhone.
Also read: How to bypass iCloud Activation on iPhone

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