Lost your iPhone password? Unlock it using THESE 5 steps

    Have you forgotten your iPhone password? Don't worry, you can recover it with the help of a PC or Mac. Check the steps here.
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on May 19 2022, 03:54 PM IST
    Passwords or passcodes on devices help to keep your phone safe and secure. Both the Android and iOS devices offer this feature. But today we will be telling you how you can unlock your iPhone if you forget its passcode. If you enter a wrong passcode on your iPhone Lock Screen too many times in order to open it, an alert lets you know that your iPhone is disabled. Here are the steps you need to follow in such a situation.
    Passwords or passcodes on devices help to keep your phone safe and secure. Both the Android and iOS devices offer this feature. But today we will be telling you how you can unlock your iPhone if you forget its passcode. If you enter a wrong passcode on your iPhone Lock Screen too many times in order to open it, an alert lets you know that your iPhone is disabled. Here are the steps you need to follow in such a situation. (AP)
    1/6 Passwords or passcodes on devices help to keep your phone safe and secure. Both the Android and iOS devices offer this feature. But today we will be telling you how you can unlock your iPhone if you forget its passcode. If you enter a wrong passcode on your iPhone Lock Screen too many times in order to open it, an alert lets you know that your iPhone is disabled. Here are the steps you need to follow in such a situation. (AP)
    Make sure that you have a computer (Mac or PC): If you are using a PC, make sure that it has Windows 8 or later, and that iTunes is installed. You also need the cable that came with your iPhone, or another compatible cable, to connect your iPhone to the computer. If you do not have a computer and you cannot borrow one, you need to go to an Apple Retail Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider for help.
    Make sure that you have a computer (Mac or PC): If you are using a PC, make sure that it has Windows 8 or later, and that iTunes is installed. You also need the cable that came with your iPhone, or another compatible cable, to connect your iPhone to the computer. If you do not have a computer and you cannot borrow one, you need to go to an Apple Retail Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider for help. (Reuters)
    Make sure that you have a computer (Mac or PC): If you are using a PC, make sure that it has Windows 8 or later, and that iTunes is installed. You also need the cable that came with your iPhone, or another compatible cable, to connect your iPhone to the computer. If you do not have a computer and you cannot borrow one, you need to go to an Apple Retail Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider for help.
    2/6 Make sure that you have a computer (Mac or PC): If you are using a PC, make sure that it has Windows 8 or later, and that iTunes is installed. You also need the cable that came with your iPhone, or another compatible cable, to connect your iPhone to the computer. If you do not have a computer and you cannot borrow one, you need to go to an Apple Retail Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider for help. (Reuters)
    Turn off your iPhone: Unplug your iPhone from the computer if it is connected. Turn off your iPhone using the method for your iPhone model.
    Turn off your iPhone: Unplug your iPhone from the computer if it is connected. Turn off your iPhone using the method for your iPhone model. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    Turn off your iPhone: Unplug your iPhone from the computer if it is connected. Turn off your iPhone using the method for your iPhone model.
    3/6 Turn off your iPhone: Unplug your iPhone from the computer if it is connected. Turn off your iPhone using the method for your iPhone model. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    Put your iPhone in recovery mode: If you have an iPhone X or later, iPhone SE (2nd generation), iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus then use the Side button. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus use the Volume down button. iPhone SE (1st generation), and iPhone 6s and earlier use the Home button. You need to Press and hold the correct button for your iPhone while immediately connecting your iPhone to the computer. Do not let go of the button and keep on holding it until you see the recovery mode screen on your iPhone, then let go. It can be noted here that if you see the passcode screen, you need to turn off your iPhone and start again.
    Put your iPhone in recovery mode: If you have an iPhone X or later, iPhone SE (2nd generation), iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus then use the Side button. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus use the Volume down button. iPhone SE (1st generation), and iPhone 6s and earlier use the Home button. You need to Press and hold the correct button for your iPhone while immediately connecting your iPhone to the computer. Do not let go of the button and keep on holding it until you see the recovery mode screen on your iPhone, then let go. It can be noted here that if you see the passcode screen, you need to turn off your iPhone and start again. (Pixabay)
    Put your iPhone in recovery mode: If you have an iPhone X or later, iPhone SE (2nd generation), iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus then use the Side button. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus use the Volume down button. iPhone SE (1st generation), and iPhone 6s and earlier use the Home button. You need to Press and hold the correct button for your iPhone while immediately connecting your iPhone to the computer. Do not let go of the button and keep on holding it until you see the recovery mode screen on your iPhone, then let go. It can be noted here that if you see the passcode screen, you need to turn off your iPhone and start again.
    4/6 Put your iPhone in recovery mode: If you have an iPhone X or later, iPhone SE (2nd generation), iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus then use the Side button. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus use the Volume down button. iPhone SE (1st generation), and iPhone 6s and earlier use the Home button. You need to Press and hold the correct button for your iPhone while immediately connecting your iPhone to the computer. Do not let go of the button and keep on holding it until you see the recovery mode screen on your iPhone, then let go. It can be noted here that if you see the passcode screen, you need to turn off your iPhone and start again. (Pixabay)
    Restore your iPhone: Locate your iPhone in the Finder or in iTunes on the computer that it is connected to. Choose Restore when you see the option to Restore or Update. Your computer downloads software for your iPhone and begins the restore process. If the download takes more than 15 minutes and your device exits the recovery mode screen, let the download finish, then turn off your iPhone and start again.
    Restore your iPhone: Locate your iPhone in the Finder or in iTunes on the computer that it is connected to. Choose Restore when you see the option to Restore or Update. Your computer downloads software for your iPhone and begins the restore process. If the download takes more than 15 minutes and your device exits the recovery mode screen, let the download finish, then turn off your iPhone and start again. (Amritanshu Mukherjee / HT Tech)
    Restore your iPhone: Locate your iPhone in the Finder or in iTunes on the computer that it is connected to. Choose Restore when you see the option to Restore or Update. Your computer downloads software for your iPhone and begins the restore process. If the download takes more than 15 minutes and your device exits the recovery mode screen, let the download finish, then turn off your iPhone and start again.
    5/6 Restore your iPhone: Locate your iPhone in the Finder or in iTunes on the computer that it is connected to. Choose Restore when you see the option to Restore or Update. Your computer downloads software for your iPhone and begins the restore process. If the download takes more than 15 minutes and your device exits the recovery mode screen, let the download finish, then turn off your iPhone and start again. (Amritanshu Mukherjee / HT Tech)
    Wait for the process to finish. Then disconnect your iPhone from the computer, then set up and use your iPhone.
    Wait for the process to finish. Then disconnect your iPhone from the computer, then set up and use your iPhone. (Bloomberg)
    Wait for the process to finish. Then disconnect your iPhone from the computer, then set up and use your iPhone.
    6/6 Wait for the process to finish. Then disconnect your iPhone from the computer, then set up and use your iPhone. (Bloomberg)
    First Published Date: 19 May, 03:54 PM IST
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