Q: "My iPhone 6 is disabled after tying in the wrong passcode for too many times by my kid. Now I have to unlock it but the thing is I've never synced with a computer. Could you tell me how to unlock the iPhone passcode without computer? Any advice is appreciated!" - Monica
Besides the situation described by Monica, there are many situations when people need to bypass their screen passcode for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, etc. For instance, you've got a second-hand iOS device without a passcode; cannot remember the passcode; or cannot enter the password because the screen is broken, etc. No matter how your iPhone is locked, you can't use iTunes to restore it if you don't sync with a computer. Luckily, there are other ways you can take a shot. In this post, we'll show you 2 effective methods to unlock iPhone passcode without computer. Plus, we also provide some possible ways for people who have once synced it.
- Part 1. How to Unlock iPhone Passcode without Computer
- Part 2. How to Unlock iPhone Passcode with Computer
Part 1.1 How to Unlock iPhone Passcode without Computer - Using Siri
If you have no sync with iTunes on computer, you can try unlocking your iPhone passcode by using Siri bug. Many users have used this method to open a locked iPhone successfully, but there are still others not. Yet it's no harm to have a try.
Step 1: Press and keep holding the Home button until the Siri is activated on your iPhone;
Step 2: Ask Siri "Hey Siri, what time is it?", and Siri will show you a clock image. Tap the image and hit "+" icon to add another clock;
Step 3: Now you're provided with a search bar. Write any city in the box and tap on the text, and you'll see some options. Click "Select All" > "Share", and click the "Message" icon and a new interface will come out. Type any text on the "To" field and press the return key;
Step 4: Hit the "+" icon again to get a new interface and select the "Create New Contact" > "Add Photos" > "Choose Photo". And then select a photo by browsing your album. Wait a moment and tap your Home button to exit the interface. You're now leading to your Home screen and your passcode is locked.
Part 1.2 How to Unlock iPhone passcode without Computer - Using iCloud
This method is effective based on the fact that you can remember Apple ID and passcode of your iCloud account; and your "Find My iPhone" feature is enabled on your device. So, we can take advantage of this feature and remove your iPhone screen lock in a few clicks without using computer. Here is how to unlock iphone passcode without computer or Siri:
Step 1: Get your iPad or other iOS device or your friend's iPhone and go directly to iCloud official site (www.icloud.com) on the browser. Enter your own Apple ID and passcode to sign in iCloud account;
Step 2: Press the "Find iPhone" button and then from the "All Devices" option, choose your iPhone that you'd like to crack passcode;
Step 3: Now click the "Erase iPhone" button to factory reset your iPhone remotely. When the restoring process ends, all the data will be erased as well as your screen passcode. Next you can restore your iPhone backup if you have one.
Part 2.1 How to Unlock iPhone passcode with Computer - Using iTunes
For users who have once synced iPhone with iTunes to a computer, it's pretty easy to unlock iPhone passcode by connecting it to the synced computer using iTunes. The following is the quick steps:
Step 1: Launch iTunes program on the computer and connect your iPhone to the synced computer, so you won't be asked to "Trust This Computer" again on your device;
Step 2: When iTunes detects your iPhone successfully, press on the device icon and directly go to the "Summary" > "Restore iPhone";
Step 3: Hit the "Restore" button to confirm your choice. Now it starts to restore your device. When the process bar completes, your iPhone is restored to the factory settings and the screen passcode is removed. You can recover all your data by restoring your backup.
Part 2.2 How to Unlock iPhone passcode with Computer - Using iOS Unlocker
If you have never synced your iPhone with iTunes and the first two methods don't work, either, you can try unlocking iPhone passcode by using a powerful iOS unlocking tool. Among various similar programs in the market, Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker is an outstanding one.
This professional software can help users bypass 4 types of screen passcodes including 4-digit/6-digit, Touch ID and Face ID for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. However your iOS device screen is locked, such as forgot the passcode, disabled iPhone, got an old iPhone without knowing the passcode, etc. Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker is here to unlock them all without any hassle. Besides, the program is lightweight and easy to operate, with intuitive interface and neat buttons.
Key Features of Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker:
Unlock iPhone passcode with computer efficiently
Support cracking 4 kinds of screen passcodes
Remove lock screens under every possible scenario
Fully compatible with all iOS models and versions (including iOS 13)
Now it's time to show you the instruction on how to unlock iPhone passcode with computer by using Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker, which will also erase all your data. You can recover your data from a backup later if the data is really important.
Step 1 Launch Joyoshare and connect iPhone to computer
Simply launch Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker on the desktop after downloaded and installed it on your computer. Use a USB cord to connect your iPhone to the computer.
Step 2 Place iPhone into DFU/recovery mode
Once Joyoshare detected your device, click the "Start" button and start to put your iPhone into the DFU or recovery mode. Do as the instruction on the interface said. Then press the "Next" button to proceed.
Step 3 Download and verify the firmware package
Now confirm the device info shown on the interface. Manually correct it if something is wrong. Next click the "Download" button to download and verify the firmware package. Wait a while until the download and verification is done.
Step 4 Unlock iPhone passcode
Then click the "Unlock" button to unlock the screen passcode for iPhone. When the process bar comes to an end, your iPhone passcode is unlocked then.