In today’s post, we are going to show you two ways to factory reset your iPhone without a password. It’s normal that you might want to reset your iPhones for different reasons. For example, you might want to reset it because you’re selling your iPhone or you’re giving it to somebody else. The factory reset option is also an essential troubleshooting technique if you’re having problems with your iPhone.
A reset is a good option for you if you have any errors or you’ve got that white screen of death or your phone is just not working how it should. It’s also necessary to reset the iPhone before restoring data from an iCloud backup. The reset option comes handy when you have forgotten your password and want to reset your iPhone without a password.
So if you locked your phone by mistake and don’t know how to open it don’t worry. Because we will show you how to do it so let’s dive to the first method
DrFone Screen Unlock Method
The DrFone screen unlock tool is worked perfectly to factory reset your iPhone without a password. It can also help just fix various iPhone issues and the first thing you need to go and download doctor phone from the official website. Once downloaded and installed launch the DrFone and click screen unlock.
Now power on your iPhone even if your iPhone is in a lock state. Plugin the original cable that came with your iPhone into the computer and connect it with your phone. Once you do that if iTunes or the Finder window launches just close it. When you connect the locked iPhone click unlock screen to begin the factory reset operation.
DrFone will then display a screen asking you to put your phone into DFU mode. Then select your iPhones model and other information and then click start. After the firmware has downloaded click unlock now to restore your iPhone. Since the process will wipe all the data that is on your iPhone DrFone will ask you to confirm the operation. Now when the process is done you can start using your iPhone normally.
Reset iPhone With iTunes
The second method is to factory reset your iPhone without a passcode via iTunes. But this method only works if you have synced your iPhone to iTunes in the past. If you have synced for iTunes before then that’s absolutely fine you will not be asked for the passcode. Before resetting make sure to create back up of your iPhone because all your data is going to be lost by a factory reset.
After creating backup then just connect your phone to the computer using the USB cable. Now open iTunes and then click on restore iPhone than from the iTunes dialogue box click restore. After that click, Next then click agree to accept all those license terms and then continue. So one thing to remember here is just a little bit patient while iTunes downloads that iOS update to your iPhone.
But the one thing to note here is that you will lose all of your data. All of your photographs, messages, podcasts music, and notes all of that will have gone. So we have introduced you to the two methods in how to factory reset your iPhone. Which one of those do you prefer? if you have any questions then you can put them in the comments below.