iPhone Passcode Removal Solutions

Summary: Forgot iPhone lock screen passcode? Looking for a solution on how to remove passcode from iPhone? Want to recover data from locked iPhone? Just Relax! You can easily remove iPhone screen lock with the help of iOS Unlock software. Additionally, you can use iPhone Data recovery to recover inaccessible data from the locked device.

The best and direct solution to remove/disable/bypass iPhone forgotten screen lock is to use professional iOS Unlock software.

With the help of iOS Unlcok, you can:

  • Easily bypass/disable/remove screen lock password of any iPhone and iPad.
  • Remove screen lock of iPhone that gets locked due to several scenarios such as forgotten password, got a second hand iPhone with locked screen, etc.
  • Simple and easy to use.

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Password protecting your iPhone is a smart move to prevent your data accessing from anyone else except you.

But what if you yourself forget your iPhone password and it locks your device. Well, in that case, you will not be able to access your phone as well as data stored within the device.

Just check out real user example below!

Real User Example: User Looking For Solution To Remove Passcode From iPhone 5S

Forgot iPhone lockscreen passcode and how to remove it

I forgot the passcode for my iPhone 5s, I tried entering the passcode multiple times and it says “iPhone is disabled Connect to iTunes”.

Now I am locked out. How can I regain access?

iPhone 5S, iOS 7.1.2

– Original Post From IFIXIT

However, you don’t need to worry even in this situation! We have a solutions that will help you to remove screen lock of your Locked iPhone as well as solution that will help you to recover your data from your device after removing passcode.

Solution 1: Use iOS Unlock To Remove Screen Lock From iPhone If You Have Forgotten The Passcode

One of the easiest and quickest solutions to remove/unlock/disable/bypass locked screen of iPhone is to use professional iOS Unlock software. In just 5 minutes of time you can easily remove passcode of your iPhone that you have forgotten.

It can easily remove iPhone passcode that you don’t in different scenarios:

  • You set iPhone password and you forget it.
  • Password set by children, friends or by someone.
  • Got/purchased second hand iPhone whose screen is locked.
  • And more…

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This iPhone Lock Screen Removal software support all models of iPhone such as iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6/6S/5/5s, etc and all model of iPad such as iPad Pro, iPad 4/3/2, etc.

Note: The only drawback of this software is that it will delete all data that stored within your iOS device.

Below learn the step-by-step guide on how to remove screen lock from iPhone.

Before you follow the steps, you must learn to Backup Data on Locked iPhone.

Additional Reading: How to Unlock iPhone/iPad/iPod Passcode Without Restore

Steps To Remove/Bypass/Disable/Unlock iPhone Screen Lock

Note: Before you proceed further, you have to first disable "Find My iPhone/iPad" feature. If it is already enabled then below find out steps to disable Find My iPhone/iPad remotely.

Part 1: Steps To Disable Find My iPhone/iPad Remotely

Step 1: In order to disable Find My iPhone/iPad on the lock device, simply Switch OFF the device first.

Step 2: After this, visit icloud.com on your computer and log-in to your iCloud account with your Apple ID and password.

Step 3: Once you log-in to your iCloud account, click on "Find My iPhone" icon.

Step 4: Then click on All Devices and put the cursor on the device for which you want to Turn OFF Find My iPhone.

Step 5: No simply click on 'X' icon to simply remove your iPhone/iPad from your iCloud account. This is how "Find My iPhone/iPad" is disabled remotely.

Once Find My iPhone/iPad is disabled, you can now proceed further to unlock screen lock of your iPhone or iPad with the help iOS Lock Screen Removal tool.

Part 2: Steps To Unlock iPhone/iPad Screen Lock

Step 1: Connect Your iPhone/iPad To Computer

Launch Unlock (iOS) on your computer and select "Unlock" among the available option.

Then connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer with the help of lightening cable. Next click on "Start" to begin the process.

Step 2: Boot iPhone/iPad in DFU Mode

Now you have to boot your iDevice in DFU Mode.

Below find out how to boot iPhone/iPad in DFU mode:

  • Turn OFF your iPhone.
  • Press and hold Power and Volume Down button at the same time for 10 seconds.
  • Now release the Power button but keep holding the Volume Down button until your device enter into DFU mode.

Step 3: Confirm iOS Device Information

Once your device boot in DFU mode, iOS Unlock will show the device information such as iOS version, phone generation, etc. If the information is not correct then simply provide the correct information from the drop-down list. Then click on "Download" to download the firmware for your device.

Step 4: Unlock/Disable/BYpass iPhone/iPad Screen Lock

Once the firmware gets downloaded, click on "Unlock Now" to start the process of unlocking your iPhone/iPad.

Your iPhone or iPad will get unlocked in just few seconds. Also note that this unlocking process will also erase all data on your iPhone/iPad.

Additional Reading: How To Erase iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Data Without Passcode

Solution 2: Unlock Screen Lock If You Have Synced Your iPhone With iTunes

If you have previously synced your iPhone with iTunes, then you can try to reset passcode by restoring the device with iTunes backup. Follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1 – Connect your iPhone with your computer through USB cable and launch iTunes (make sure you have latest verion of iTunes). But make sure that you must use computer on which you have sync your iPhone with your iTunes. If not then iTunes will prompt you to enter passcode. Nevertheless, if you are not able to find computer on which iTunes does not ask you for password, then you can use the third solution.

Step 2 – But what if your iPhone is still disabled and your iTunes is not able to sync your iPhone automatically; you will require syncing your iPhone with your iTunes manually. Click View > Show Sidebar, your iPhone is appeared in the left sidebar.

Step 3 – Once the backup and sync is finished, click on your iPhone under Device in the sidebar. On the right side, click “Summary” tab and then click on Restore iPhone button.

Step 4 – Then click on Summary tab. In the Backup area, click Restore Backup. After that you can reset iPhone passcode.

restore iphone backup unlock

Step 5 – The iOS Setup Assistant will then ask you to set-up your iPhone, hence simply click on “Restore from iTunes backup”.

Now all data of your iPhone will get erased along with passcode and it will be replaced with the backup files. Now you can create a new password and access your iPhone as usual.

Additional Reading: iPhone/iPad/iPod Disabled after Entering Wrong Passcode, How to Unlock It?

Solution 3: Reset Locked iPhone Passcode With iCloud Find My iPhone

If you have backup your data to iCloud previously and “Find My iPhone” is enabled on your iPhone, then you can follow the below steps to remove your forgotten passcode and reset a new one.

Step 1: Open icloud.com/#find and sign-in with your Apple ID.

factory reset iphone in iCloud

Step 2: Click on “Find My iPhone”.

Step 3: Click “All Devices” that you can see on the top of your browser window.

Reset iPhone Password

Step 4: Select your iPhone and then click on “Erase iPhone”. This will delete all data, including forgotten password.

Erase iPhone

Step 5: Once the process gets complete, you can then use the “Setup Assistant” to restore the most recent backup of your device.

Your old passcode will get erased and now you will be able to access your iPhone without entering password.

Additional Reading: [TIPS]- How to Use Find My iPhone to Track Lost/Stolen iPhone/iPad

Solution 4: Unlock Locked Screen of iPhone Via Recovery Mode

Well, if you have never synced your iPhone with iTunes or iCloud, then you can use recovery mode to remove forgotten passcode of your device. This will erase the passocode as well data stored within the device.

Below follow the steps:

Step 1: First connect your iPhone to computer and then open iTunes.

Step 2: After connected, do ‘hard reset’. Simply hold the sleep/wake button together with ‘home’ button until see “Recovery Mode” on your iPhone screen.

Step 3: Here, don’t go unless you see ‘Recovery mode’ screen.

Step 4: Once you enter into recovery mode, the summary tab in iTunes will appear. Now simply click on “Restore iPhone” to restore your iPhone.

This will erase all data of your iPhone, including your phone passcode, resetting your iPhone back factory defaults. You can now access your phone without entering a passcode.

Additional Reading: How to Recover Data from Passcode locked iPhone/iPad

Bonus Tip: Recover Data After Removing Your iPhone Password

As you can notice from the above-mentioned solutions that when you remove or reset your iPhone by following any of solution, you have to face data loss on your iPhone, so in order to get rid of this data loss issue, you can use World’s first iPhone Data Recovery software, it will help you to recover lost or erased data from any iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch).

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After removing the passcode/password from iPhone, you can use this data recovery software for iPhone to recover erased/lost files such as messages, phone contacts, notes, photos, call history, videos, audio, safari bookmark, WhatsApp, LINE, Viber, Kik chat history and more from iPhone.

Here learn the step by step guide on how to recover erased or lost data from iPhone.

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Steps To Recover Data From iPhone After Removing Passcode

Step 1: Connect iOS Device with Computer

Install & launch iOS Data Recovery on your computer. Now use the USB cable that comes with your iOS device so that you can connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to your computer. Now click on "Recover" from available option.

Once the software recognizes your device, it will show the interface as shown in the image below.

Tips: Before you run iOS data recovery, you're supposed to download the latest version of iTunes. In order to avoid the automatically sync, don't launch iTunes when iOS Data Recovery is running. It is suggested that you disable the automatical syncing in iTunes beforehand. For this, you have to launch iTunes > Preferences > Devices, check "Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically".

Step 2: Scan Your Device To Recover Lost Data

Now simply click the "Start Scan" button to start scan of your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch for lost or deleted data. The scanning process may last a few minutes, most probably, depending on the amount of data on your device.

Step 3: Preview the Recoverable Data

Once the scan process gets completed, you can see a scan result that is generated by the program. The lost and existing data on your device are displayed in categories. In order to filter out the deleted data on your iOS device, there is a need to select the option. For example: If you want to recover photos then select the option "Photo & Video". Similarly, select messages, contact, Notes, call history, etc to recover respective files.

Step 4: Recover Data from Your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

When you find the data you are looking for, you just have to put the check mark in front of the box to select them. And then, click the "Recover" button at the bottom right of the window. By default, the recovered data will be saved to your computer.

Tips: As for text messages, iMessage, contacts, or notes, when you click Recover, a pop-up will ask you to "Recover to Computer" or "Recover to Device". If you want to put these messages back to your iOS device, click "Recover to Device".


So, from this article post, you can see that when you do not remember screen lock passcode of your iPhone, you have several solutions that can help you to get out of locked iPhone. However, the most easiest and simple way to bypass/remove iPhone screen lock is to use iOS unlock that is mentioned in Solution 1.

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Forgot Your iPhone Screen Lock Password? Here’s What To Do!
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