Passcode lock is an effective security mechanism for iPhone devices to prevent unauthorized access. However, if you don’t remember the passcode, you won’t be able to access your iPhone.
The worse case is that you don’t have a computer at this time and you will feel helpless for that. Don’t worry! This article will provide the definitive guide on how to unlock your iPhone passcode with or without computer.
Part 1: How to unlock iPhone passcode with computer
Way 1: How to unlock iPhone passcode with iPhone unlock tool
If you forget your iPhone passcode, the easiest and fastest way to unlock iPhone without passcode is to use a professional iPhone unlock tool-iSunshare iPhone Passcode Genius，which can unlock all types of iPhone lock screen for you, including 4-digit/6-digit passcode, Touch ID, Face ID, or custom numeric code, etc.
This reliable and easy-to-use tool is developed by iSunshare, and it has been trusted by millions of users worldwide. Let’s learn more about how iSunshare iPhone Passcode Genius unlocks the iPhone passcode.
To be able to unlock your locked iPhone more smoothly, please install iSunshare iPhone Passcode Genius on your computer in advance and upgrade iTunes to the latest version.
Step 1: After launching iSunshare iPhone Passcode Genius, you will see many function modules on the main screen of the software. Select the “Unlock Lock Screen” option to continue.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable and click “Next”, the software will automatically recognize your device information. If your iPhone is not recognized correctly by the software, follow the instructions to put your iPhone into recovery mode.
Step 3: The software will prepare the latest firmware package for your iPhone, you need to select the save path and click the “Download” button to download the firmware package.
Step 4: Click “Unlock” to unlock your iPhone, it is worth reminding that you should make sure your iPhone is always connected to PC before completing the unlocking process.
Wait for a few minutes and your iPhone will be unlocked successfully. All the data of your iPhone will be deleted and the device will be automatically updated to the latest ios version.
Way 2: How to unlock iPhone passcode with iTunes
Restore iPhone via iTunes and thus unlock iPhone passcode is a common method to deal with iPhone after forgetting its passcode.
The limitation of this method is that you have previously backed up your iPhone using iTunes on that computer, otherwise you will be asked to enter your screen password to confirm that you trust that computer.
If you have never used a computer to back up your iPhone, please read this article for other ways to unlock iPhone passcode.
Step 1: Download and install the latest version of iTunes on your computer, then connect your disabled iPhone to your computer with a USB cable.
Step 2: Put your iPhone in recovery mode and run iTunes, it will automatically detect your iPhone.
Step 3: In the pop-up reminder that appears, there are two options for you to choose: “Update” or “Restore” the iPhone. Click the “Restore” option, your iPhone will be restored to factory settings and you can set a new password for it.
Part 2 : How to unlock iPhone passcode without computer
A worse situation than forgetting that iPhone passcode can’t unlock your device is when you’re out with friends and you don’t have a computer beside you to assist in unlocking your iPhone.
I understand your dilemma and have prepared for you how to unlock iPhone passcode without computer in three ways. Also, these steps are applicable to unlock iPad passcode.
Way 1: How to unlock iPhone passcode without computer by Siri
If your iPhone version is iOS 8.0 to iOS 10.1 , then using the voice intelligent assistant Siri to bypass iPhone lock screen passcode is one of the effective ways to unlock iPhone passcode without computer. Before you start to unlock iPhone, please make sure the locked iPhone has Siri activated.
Step 1: Press the “Home” button to activate Siri and instruct it to perform action tasks such as setting a trip reminder.
Step 2: Siri will open a new screen and you can now access the trip settings page of the locked iPhone. Then tap the “Share” button to share the newly set trip calendar, press the “+” icon to add a new contact, and it will redirect you to the “Create New Contact” screen.
Step 3: Press the “Home” button again to redirect to the iPhone home screen. Now you can use your iPhone without a passcode to unlock it.
Way 2: How to unlock iPhone passcode without computer via Find My app
How to unlock iPhone passcode without computer? When the Find My iPhone feature has been enabled on the locked iPhone, you can use the Find My iPhone app on another iOS device to remotely wipe your iPhone and bypass its lock screen. “Find My iPhone” is an application provided by Apple that allows users to remotely locate and erase iPhone data from a lost iOS device.
Step 1: Sign in to the find My iPhone app on another IOS device using the Apple ID associated with the locked iPhone.
Step 2: Select the iPhone you need to unlock from the list of available devices.
Step 3: Click “Erase iPhone” and enter your Apple ID password again to confirm the process, all data and password of your iPhone will be deleted.
Way 3: How to unlock iPhone passcode without computer with iCloud
If you don’t want to use any additional apps to unlock iPhone passcode when you fogot it, then you can choose to use iCloud to remotely unlock and erase your disabled iPhone.
Step 1: Log in to iCloud.com on another device and enter your Apple ID and password.
Step 2: After logging in, select “Find iPhone” from the available options, then click “All Devices” and select the Locked iPhone.
Step 3: Click “Erase iPhone” to recover your iPhone without password, enter your Apple ID password again to confirm, and soon, your iPhone data including password will be all erased.
The above is about how to unlock iPhone passcode with or without computer, you can choose the most suitable method to unlock iPhone without passcode.
In addition, using the powerful iPhone unlock tool – iSunshare iPhone Passcode Genius to unlock iPhone passcode should be the fastest and effective method.