Step 1: Download and install Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker
Directly download Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker from its official website
and install it on the computer. Then open the program and connect the iPad to it. You can not tap on "Start" to start up until your iPad is detected successfully.
Step 2: Put iPad into DFU/recovery mode
Select your iPad model and manually put the iPad into DFU mode or recovery mode in the basics of indications on the screen. Switching mode just needs you to click the link at the bottom.
Step 3: Download and verify the firmware package
Now, all info of your iPad will be recognized and shown on the screen. You need to confirm it. If there is nothing wrong, please touch "Download" to get and verify a matching firmware for the iPad.
Step 4: Bypass lock screen on iPad
After verifying, you should hit on "Unlock". Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker will unzip the firmware and later start removing passcode from the iPad.
Method 2: Use iCloud to Remotely Erase iPad
Is there any other solution to iPad asking for passcode I never set in addition to trying a third-party unlocking program? Of course. Making use of iCloud to erase the iPad is also effective in bypassing the iPad screen lock. But only when "Find My iPhone" is enabled and your iPad is connected to a stable network can iCloud take effect. If the conditions are met, do the following.
Step 1: Please log in to your iCloud account with Apple ID by visiting www.icloud.com on a computer or other iOS devices;
Step 2: After that, choose the "Find My iPhone" option and then click on "All Devices" under this option. Like that, all devices linked to the Apple ID will be displayed on the screen;
Step 3: Now, there is a need for you to find and touch the iPad that keeps asking for passcode;
Step 4: Then, a window with three options is presented in your sight. Just touch "Erase iPad" to solve the iPad asking for passcode problem.
Method 3: Apply iTunes to Restore iPad
When you could not have the aid of iCloud, sensibly consider iTunes to solve "iPad asking for passcode I never set" problem. With iTunes, you stand a chance to back up iPad data. But this requires that the iPad has been synced with iTunes. Suppose not, backing up data is unallowed and you need to put iPad into recovery mode
to restore it with iTunes. The steps in both cases are detailed below.
iPad has synced with iTunes:
Step 1: Run the latest version of iTunes on the computer and then use a USB cable to plug the iPad to it;
Step 2: When iTunes detects the iPad, click the iPad icon to get into the next interface;
Step 3: In this interface, choose "Summary" and then touch "Restore iPad" in the right panel to restore the iPad.
Note: If you need to back up data, then you ought to "Back Up Now" in the "Backups" section prior to tapping "Restore iPad". And remember to click "Restore Backup..." to recover iPad data after the process.
iPad has not synced with iTunes:
Step 1: First, still, run iTunes on the computer, but later please set your iPad into recovery mode;
Step 2: Hold the "Home" and "Power" buttons till your iPad is powered off. Next, continue pressing the "Home" button and release the other button until iTunes logo appears;
Step 3: When iTunes recognizes the iPad in recovery mode, it will pop up a window. Then you just tap on "Restore" to settle the iPad asking passcode problem.
Note: There are times when iTunes can not detect your iPad. Faced with a case like this, please patiently take a few attempts or apply Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker without any limitations.