Nowadays, electronic technology is highly-developed; various electronic devices emerge in an endless stream - Apple iPhone, for example. With the release of recent iOS devices, you get a new one to have your previous iPhone lying idle. Even so, an old iPhone never dies. You can give it to friends or sell it to a specific firm. To keep your personal information from revealing, you have to reset the iPhone before giving or selling. If you still have passcode in your memory, you can do at ease. How to do if you are stuck in a sticky situation where passcode has escaped from your mind? Confronted with this case, a couple of methods below will show you how to unlock old iPhone without passcode.
- Method 1. Unlock iPhone with Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker
- Method 2. Unlock iPhone via iTunes/Recovery Mode
- Method 3. Unlock iPhone with iCloud
Part 1. How to Unlock Old iPhone via Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker
Suppose you forget passcode of your old iPhone, a safe and fast measure you can take to unlock it is adopting Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker. This superb unlocking software has the ability to unlock iPhone when you forget passcode, have no access to an iPhone with the broken screen, get iPhone disabled due to many attempts with wrong passcode, and so forth. Surely, if the same issue occurs on your iPad or iPod, you can have no hesitation in getting help from it as well.
Furthermore, Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker is equipped with exquisite unlocking technology to crack 4 classes of screen locks. Whether you set the normal digital passcodes or relatively complicated Touch ID and Face ID, it is efficient in removing it effortlessly. By the way, it features with broad compatibility to totally support various iOS versions including iOS 13 and each iOS device models. Just set your heart at rest to try it, which never makes you down.
Key Features of Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker:
Help to simply unlock an old iPhone without passcode
Bypass passcode on iOS devices in a variety of situations
Support to unlock digital passcode, Touch ID and Face ID
Completely compatible with iOS 13 and all iOS device models
To unlock your old iPhone with Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker, you can take the assistance of the following steps if you are new to such software.
Step 1 Launch Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker
The first thing is to make Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocked installed on the computer (either Windows or Mac). Then open it and connect your iPhone via a USB cable. After doing, ready to reach the next step by tapping the "Start" icon.
Step 2 Put iPhone into DFU/recovery mode
Select your iPhone model and place your iPhone into DFU mode or recovery mode according to the instructions given on the screen.
Step 3 Download and verify the firmware package
As soon as your iPhone is set into DFU mode, the iPhone passcode unlocker will display all info of your device on the screen. Then, you are prompted to download the latest firmware package for your iPhone and verify it.
Step 4 Start to unlock an old iPhone
Once verification is done, one more thing you need to do is touching the "Unlock" button to unzip the firmware package. Later, your old iPhone is going to be unlocked with Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker.
Part 2. How to Unlock Old iPhone with iTunes
In this part, you are introduced another trick to unlock the old iPhone without passcode using iTunes. Presumably you all are not alien to iTunes. Ordinarily, you apply it to manage or store all kinds of files and data at most. The feature of restoring iPhone may not be commonly used. Since it is so, the following content will teach you how to unlock old iPhone without passcode via iTunes.
Step 1: If your iPhone have been synced with iTunes on the computer, the first thing you just need to do is run iTunes and take a proper USB to connect your iPhone;
Step 2: Wait till iPhone is recognized by iTunes and then to tap the iPhone icon;
Step 3: Next, click successively "Summary" - "Restore iPhone". In this way, the old iPhone is unlocked;
Step 4: If the iPhone is not synced with iTunes on your present computer, first you still ought to open iTunes and plug iPhone to the computer;
Step 5: Afterwards, press the "Home" and "Sleep" buttons at the same time for about 10 seconds. When your iPhone is turned off, let "Sleep" button go and continue holding down the "Home" button until you see the iTunes logo on your iPhone screen. That implies your iPhone is in recovery mode;
Step 6: Now, iTunes will display you a window. You just choose "Restore" from the window to unlock the old iPhone.
Part 3. How to Unlock Old iPhone via iCloud - Find My iPhone
Trying iCloud is the last method suggested in this article to unlock your old iPhone while forgetting passcode. It just takes several minutes to get your iPhone unlocked by erasing all items on your device. However, there is one condition. You can get a hand from this method only if you have enabled the "Find My iPhone" function and remember the Apple ID linked with the old iPhone. If you are all set, please follow the steps below.
Step 1: First of all, on your computer or other practical devices, visit www.icloud.com to sign in with the Apple ID and password;
Step 2: Then, you should select the "All Devices" under the "Find My iPhone" section;
Step 3: You will see a list of devices and you have to choose the iPhone that needs to be unlocked;
Step 4: Just simply tap on it, and you will be offered three options. To unlock iPhone, you obviously have to touch "Erase iPhone".