iPhone XS/XR/X has an amazing feature called Face ID which enables you to unlock your iPhone XS/XR/X with just a glance. However, there are occasions when people get locked out of their iPhone XS/XR/X because of a malfunction in the Face ID. In such a case, a question arises, "Can you unlock iPhone X series devices without Face ID?" The answer is, yes you can. There a number of ways using which you can unlock iPhone XS/XR/X without Face ID. Here are the most efficient ways to unlock your iPhone without Face ID.
Part 1. How to Unlock iPhone X/XR/XS (Max) Using Passcode
i) Swiping up the Screen
Step 1. Awake your iPhone screen by tapping or simply raising it in your hand;
Step 2. Now Swipe up the screen in order to display the passcode screen;
Step 3. Enter the correct passcode to unlock your iPhone XS/XR/X.
ii) Canceling the Power Off
Step 1. Press the Side button and any of the volume keys (Up or Down) at the same time;
Step 2. Now a power slider screen will appear on your device. Just tap on "Cancel" at the button;
Step 3. This will make the passcode screen to appear on your iPhone. Just enter the passcode to unlock your iPhone.
iii) Canceling the Emergency SOS
Step 1. Quickly press the Side button 5 times in a row;
Step 2. Now, an emergency SOS option will appear your screen with a counter. Just like in the previous method, cancel the call by pressing the "Cancel" option present at the bottom of the screen;
Step 3. Doing so will stop the call and you will see the passcode screen on your iPhone. Now you can simply enter the passcode to unlock your device.
Part 2. How to Unlock iPhone X/XR/XS (Max) Using iCloud
Step 1. Visit iCloud.com and sign in using your Apple ID and Password;
Step 2. Click on Find My iPhone section;
Step 3. Click on "All Devices" at the top and select the device you want to unlock without Face ID;
Step 4. Now click on "Erase iPhone" to remotely erase your iPhone and its password;
Step 5. Now simply restore your erased data from a recent backup and you are done with the process of unlocking iPhone without Face ID and passcode.
Part 3. How to Unlock iPhone X/XR/XS (Max) Using iTunes
Step 1. Install iTunes on your PC;
Step 2. Connect your iPhone to the PC and open iTunes on PC;
Step 3. Now quickly press and release Volume Up key and then quickly press and release the Volume Down key followed by press and holding the Side button until the recovery mode screen appears;
Step 4. Now you will see an option to update or restore on your PC. Select "Restore";
Step 5. iTunes will do the rest of the work by itself by download the downloading the software for your iPhone and the recovery mode screen will automatically exit;
Step 6. Once the process is finished, you can once again start using your unlocked iPhone XS/XR/X.