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How To Factory Reset iPhone/iPad/iPod Without Password?

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Everyone has their own reasons for having a password on their smartphone. Most of the time it’s about Security Reasons and to avoid unauthorized access but the real problem occurs when you fail to remember or forget your Password. In such situations, the only thing that comes to mind is to factory reset the phone so that you can start all over again with a new password.

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Today we will be discussing and sharing steps on How to Factory reset iPhone without a password in case, you have forgotten your password. Or you just bought an iPhone from someone but it’s password protected. Or may it be any reason you want to factory reset your iPhone and don’t know the password, you are at the right place.

Before we proceed with steps to tackle this issue, you need to make sure that your phone doesn’t have iCloud Activation. So, let us get started and see how to factory reset your iPhone without a password.

Ultimate Guide On How To Factory Reset iPhone Without A Password

Prerequisites to perform this Method are:

  1. iTunes Installed on your PC.
  2. USB Cable

Once you are ready with above-mentioned things, we are ready to proceed. This Factory Reset without password Method works on all iPhones 6/5s/5c/5/4s/4/3gs/iPad or iPod.

Step 1: First of all we will power off the phone. What we will do is keep holding Sleep/Wake Button and Slide to Power off.

Step 2: Now you need to start iTunes on your Computer and make sure USB Cable is attached to it. Now Hold Home Button and then insert USB data Cable into your iPhone.

Step 3: You will be presented with Connect to iTunes screen on your iPhone. Now you can Release the Home Button. iTunes on your Computer should Detect the iPhone in Recovery Mode. You could see something like below Picture on your PC.

Factory reset Iphone/iPad/iPod

Step 5: iTunes will extract the software and you will see the progress bar as well. Now just sit back and relax and wait for the software to do all the process for you.

Step 6: Once extraction is completed, you will be able to see Apple logo on the screen. It will then begin installing on your phone.

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Step 7: Once the phone is restored you can start all over again like how the phone comes out of the box when it’s new. It is safe now to remove the USB Cable. You will be asked to Select Language, Country/Region, Wifi password and few other things.

You will be now able to Create new Password for your iPhone without any trouble. So this is how you can Factory Reset any iPhone without password using iTunes. The method will delete everything from the phone but you will be now able to access it by entering the old password and creating the new one which you can remember easily this time.

Let us know what you think about the steps mentioned above and if they are of any help in the comment box below.