Top 9 Ways: How to Unlock iPhone without Passcode Effortlessly (Video Guide)

Forgot the passcode for an iPhone that hasn't been used for a period of time? Your kid has disabled your iPhone 13 for typing in the wrong password many times? Or you can't enter the code on your iPhone XR due to a broken screen and after changing the screen, it still failed? Have you ever encountered such similar situations with no access to a locked device? If so, don't be despondent. In this article, we will comprehensively demonstrate you 9 ways on how to unlock iPhone without passcode, and you can try any one to bypass screen lock with no need to enter the passcode.

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Part 1. Best Way to Unlock iPhone without Passcode

Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker makes it easy to remove your passcode and re-enter your device in any situation where your iPhone's screen is locked, such as device is disabled connect to iTunes, can't remember iPhone passcode, your screen is bricked, frozen, broken or unresponsive. It is specially designed to remove screen lock from various iOS devices on all iOS versions, including iPhone 15 series and iOS 17. This software has an intuitive interface and everyone can operate it easily. With the support of different typical types of screen locks, you can quickly bypass 4-digit or 6-digit passcode, Touch ID and Face ID. Aside from that, Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker is featured with remarkable options to help you unlock your Screen Time passcode, remove Apple ID and even bypass MDM restrictions.

Main Features of Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker
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  • Unlock iPhone, iPad and iPod without passcode
  • Bypass all types of iOS screen locks
  • Support unlocking screen in every possible scenario
  • With a high success rate to factory reset device
  • Unlock Apple ID, Screen Time passcode and MDM
  • Support any model of iOS devices and any version of iOS software (iPhone 15 & iOS 17)

Next, let's move to the detailed guide on how to unlock an iPhone without passcode by using Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker. The program supports both Windows and Mac systems, here we take the Windows version as an example.

  • Step 1 Open Joyoshare and Connect iPhone to Computer

    Firstly launch Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker on your PC and then use an original USB cable to connect your iPhone with the computer. Enter "Unlock iOS Screen" section" from the main interface and then click the "Start" button when your device is recognized by this program.

    Note: By removing iOS screen lock and unlocking iPhone passcode with computer, all the data on your device will be cleared completely. You'd better back up your data in advance.

    connect iphone and run joyoshare unlocker
  • Step 2 Put iPhone into DFU/Recovery Mode

    You need to boot your iPhone into DFU mode, just follow the instruction on the screen to do it. If it failed, you can try to enter Recovery mode as instructed. Once your device is set successfully, the bottom right arrow will turn blue for you to click.

    put iphone into dfu mode
  • Step 3 Download and Verify Firmware Package

    Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker will display all information about the device in detail. Have a confirmation and correct it manually if there is something wrong. Next, click the "Download" button to download and verify the firmware package.

    download and verify firmware package
  • Step 4 Start to Unlock iPhone Without Passcode

    Wait a while until the download and verification are completed. Then click the "Unlock" button to start unzipping the firmware and unlocking the passcode. Once the unlocking progress bar comes to end, your iPhone passcode can be removed successfully and your device will be unlocked.

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    Video Tutorial to Unlock iPhone without Passcode:

    Here is a relevant video guide for you. You could do as it instructs to unlock your iPhone without passcode easily.

Part 2. How to Unlock iPhone without Passcode Free

Most of you will be wondering if there is a free way to remove the screen lock from your iPhone. Luckily, the answer is positive. We have collected some basic methods and made a test. You can see what proven solutions they are and how to use them on your own.

Method 1 Restore iPhone with iTunes

It's possible to solve iPhone disabled or passcode forgotten problems by using iTunes on the premise that you've synced your device with iTunes previously. But be aware that this method will erase all the data and settings as well. If you don't mind, just follow the quick steps below to unlock iPhone without passcode:

  • Step 1. Open iTunes and connect your iPhone to the computer you've synced with.
  • Step 2. Wait unitl iTunes has finished syncing your device, and then click on iPhone sign → "Summary" → "Restore iPhone".
  • Step 3. Confirm with "Restore" and when the restoration is done, all the data along with passcode have been erased. Now you can reset your iPhone, and choose to restore from iTunes backup if needed.
restore iphone via itunes
Easy to operate and friendly to newbies
No need for Apple ID password
Support all iPhone modles
The Find My iPhone feature must be turned off in advance
Cause data loss if no backup
The success rate is not sure

Method 2 Restore iPhone in Recovery Mode

If you've never synced with iTunes, you can use Recovery mode to restore your iOS device. Likewise, it will also affect all the data on the device along with the passcode. Here is how to unlock an iPhone without the passcode in Recovery mode step by step:

  • Step 1. Connect your device to the computer;
  • Step 2. Put your iPhone into Recovery mode:
    • For iPhone 6s and older models, press and hold Home and Top/Side buttons simultaneously until the recovery mode screen shows.
    • For iPhone 7/7 Plus models, press and hold both Top/Side and Volume Down buttons together until the recovery mode screen appears.
    • For iPhone 8 or later models, press and release the Volume Up button quickly; press and release the Volume Down button fast; then press and hold the Side button until you can see recovery mode screen.
  • Step 3. Click on "Restore" when you see the options "Restore" and "Update" in the pop-up window. After the process is finished, your device is unlocked with no passcode.
restore iphone with itunes in recovery mode
Workable no matter whether Find My is disabled
Possess a higher success rate
No need for Apple ID password
Support all iPhone modles
Entering recovery mode may be hard for some users
Personal information will get lost

Note: If you have difficulties in putting iPhone into recovery mode, try the method below showing on this video. By using Joyoshare UltFix, only using one click could you enter recovery mode for free.

Method 3 Use Erase iPhone Option in iCloud

Another solution to unlock iPhone without passcode is to use Find My iPhone feature on as long as you have turned on "Find My iPhone" on your device. Your data, including the passcode for screen lock, can be purged. It will take a few clicks to complete it.

  • Step 1. Visit on the browser of your computer. Enter your Apple ID and password to sign in iCloud account;
  • Step 2. Select the option "Find Devices" and then pick your target iPhone from a list of devices under "All Devices" on the top;
  • Step 3. Click on "Erase iPhone" option and wait for the process to finish, then all data and screen passcode will be removed.
unlock iphone via itunes
Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod
Could be operated on any browser
The steps are simple and no need for technical skills
Data will not be preserved
Apple ID and password are necessary
Find My must be turned on
Only suit for trusted devices

Method 4 Use Erase This Device on Find My App

Similar to iCloud, you could utilize the Find My app to unlock iPhone without passcode by erasing your device. This is really helpful for users who have other Apple devices that associated with the same Apple ID. If you could satisfy the preconditions, follow the steps to unlock your iPhone.

  • Step 1: Run the Find My app on another Apple device.
  • Step 2: From the bottom menu, choose the Devices tab and select your iPhone.
  • Step 3: Hit the Erase This Device option, and complete the whole process.
erase iphone on find my app
Tech-free steps are easy for users
Don't require a computer
Support all models of iPhone
Personal data will be erased when no backup
The Apple ID password must be kept in mind
The Find My feature must be enabled
Require another associated device

Method 5 Erase iPhone on iPhone (iOS 15.2 and Later)

Since the release of iOS 15.2, Apple allows users to erase their device on the lock screen in case the device is disabled. By entering the Apple ID password, you are able to unlock iPhone without screen passcode. Here is how to do it.

  • Step 1: Enter the wrong screen passcode for several times until you are locked out of your iPhone which shows "iPhone Unavailable" or "iPhone is disabled" screens.
  • Step 2: Tap Erase iPhone option at the bottom right.
  • Step 3: Type in your Apple ID password to sign out of your account and confirm to erase your iPhone.
erase iphone on lock screen
No need for technical skills
Can operate on the locked iPhone itself
It is effective even though Find My is turned on
It can't protect data from losing
Apple ID password is required
Only works on iOS 15.2 and later

Method 6 Use Siri to Bypass (iOS 8 to iOS 10.3)

Another feasible workaround to regain access to iPhone Home screen without passcode is to use Siri, but it cannot guarantee a 100% success rate. It only works for the device running iOS 8 to iOS 10.3. One good thing is that this way can unlock your iPhone without erasing. That is to say, no data loss.

  • Step 1: Press the Home button on your iPhone to activate Siri and ask "What time is it?" to call out a clock.
  • Step 2: Tap the clock widget on the screen, which guides you to the World Clock screen, and tap the + button in the upper right corner to add a new clock.
  • Step 3: Type in any word on the search bar, hold down the text, and tap Select All from the prompt.
  • Step 4: Then, select the Share option and choose Message.
  • Step 5: Then, you will be taken to a new screen to draft a message. In the To box, type anything and then tap the Return button on your keyboard.
  • Step 6: Select the Add option. When the text turns green, select the Create New Contact option.
  • Step 7: Tap on "add photo" and select the "Choose Photo" option. Then, select Photo Album.
  • Step 8: Now press the Home button on your iPhone and you will be back to the home screen without screen lock.
unlock iphone via siri
Only require iPhone rather than computer
Your data will be preserved well
The supported system are limited and outdated
The rate of success is super low

Method 7 Unlock iPhone without Passcode Using Calculator

This is an approach from TikTok platform that has high popularity. Regardless of the models of your iPhone, you can access device with no need of a passcode or Face ID. It enters your iPhone Calculator from control panel. Since this method comes from vulnerability, it holds a low success rate in bypassing lock screen. Here we'll introduce how to unlock iPhone without passcode using Calculator here:

  • Step 1. Swipe down or swipe up based on the device model your are using to open your iPhone Control Center.
  • Step 2. Disable Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Cellular data. Then open Airplane mode.
  • Step 3. Open Calculator app from Control Center.
  • Step 4. Access scientific calculator mode by flipping your iPhone in horizontal direction.
  • Step 5. Type in a decimal place, then "IN" and next "Rand". Swipe up your iPhone to unlock it with no passcode.
unlock iphone without passcode using calculator
The steps are not very difficult
It won't cause data loss
Have no need for a computer
The success rate is uncertain

Method 8 Use Voice Control on iOS 13 and Later

The Voice Control feature introduced to iOS 13 and later can be a good solution for you to unlock your iPhone without passcode. It allows you to give commands such as 'unlock my iPhone' using your own voice. However, you need to enable this on your iPhone running iOS 13 or later before you get locked out of your device. Also, Face ID has been disabled and network connection is required if you set it the first time. Here's how it works.

  • Step 1. Go for "Settings" → "Accessibility" → turn "Voice Control" on.
  • Step 2. Tap on "Customize Commands" → "Custom" → "Create New Command" to enter a command like "Unlock my iPhone".
  • Step 3. Click "Action" → "Run Custom Gesture" and then "Hide Controls" on the bottom.
  • Step 4. Create your gesture for unlocking iPhone by typing on the screen where your passcode digits would be, like top left four times for 1111, and "Save" it.
  • Step 5. Disable your Face ID and locked out of your iPhone without passcode.
  • Step 6. Give a voice command "unlock my iPhone" to unlock device.
unlock iphone via itunes
Easily unlock iPhone without passcode in a high success rate
Data will be kept on iPhone
With no requirement for computer
Only suppport iOS 13 and later systems
Must be set up before iPhone being locked

Part 3. FAQs about Unlocking iPhone without Passcode

Q1. Without passcode, can you unlock an iPhone without computer?

A: You can use the loophole "Siri" on an iPhone running older iOS version to unlock your iPhone without computer. Or use Find My iPhone option in iCloud online website on another iOS device you have. If your iOS is 15.2 and later, you can additionally unlock iPhone using "Erase iPhone" at the right bottom of your Lock screen.

Q2. How do you unlock an iPhone without the passcode without restoring it?

A: The aforementioned methods that we introduced above, including Siri, Voice Control, and Calculator, can help you unlock your iPhone without using a passcode. All of them will not restore your iPhone and cause no data loss.

Q3. How to unlock iphone without passcode using Camera?

A: This is actually a loophole and has been fixed by Apple. Therefore, you are unable to unlock iPhone with picture or using Camera.

Part 4. Conclusion

Now you have learned how to unlock iPhone without passcode using 9 best solutions. You can test them one by one according to your actual situation. Note that some of them will cause data loss and you should back up your data in advance before unlocking. Some methods are free and basic but have certain conditions to meet first, for example, the Find My feature must be disabled, your Apple ID password is essential, etc. Meanwhile, some methods are not available for all versions of iOS system. You could compare them and pick up the one available for you and access your device with no passcode easily now.


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