Whether you have bought a used iPhone or forgot the password of your brand new Smartphone, you can unlock it without a Face ID or password. Most people will say it is too difficult or impossible due to iPhone’s exceptional security features.
Well, it is possible to unlock an iPhone without a password! We have explained some of the most effective ways of unlocking an iPhone within a few minutes. Let’s check those methods to unlock your Smartphone now!
Method 1: Using Siri to Unlock the Phone:
Some people consider this method a loophole in iPhone’s security because it allows you to bypass the phone lock. You can unlock the phone within a few seconds. Let’s see how this trick works.
Step 1: Press the home button on your iPhone and then Siri will be activated. Now ask “Hey Siri, what’s the time or what time it is”.
Siri will tell the time and your iPhone will display the “Clock” icon on the screen. Click that clock to initiate the process.
Step 2: Now, you are on the World Clock page where you can easily spot the “+” symbol at the top right corner. Click on the “+” symbol to add the custom time.
Step 3: Go to the search box given at the top of your screen and then type anything.
Step 4: Now, tap beside the typed word and then tap on the “Select All” option, and then tap on the share option.
Step 5: Your iPhone will suggest various apps to share the selected text, so select the “Message” app to proceed ahead.
Step 6: Now, you have to select the name of the person you want to send that text to. Type any name you want and then tap on the “Return” option given at the bottom-right corner of the screen.
Step 7: The typed name should be green by now. So, tap on that name twice to get into the info section and then select the “Create New Contact” option.
Step 8: As you got to the New Contact window, select the “Add photo” option and then tap on the “choose photo” option.
Step 9: Now, your Smartphone should offer access to the phone’s photo library. Now, just tap that home button and your phone is unlocked!
Of course, this method requires various actions but it works! Even a newbie can try to unlock the iPhone with this method!
Method 2: Recovery Mode
Another simple way of unlocking the iPhone without a Face ID or password is putting it into recovery mode. This is how to do it:
Step 1: Launch iTunes on your PC.
Step 2: Now, press the side button and the volume up or down button simultaneously. The power-off slider will appear on the screen. Turn off the device and then follow the next step.
Step 3: Keep the side button pressing and connect the device to your PC via a USB cable. Keep pressing the side button until the recovery mode appears on the screen.
Step 4: Now, you will get three options on the screen “Cancel, Restore, and Update”. Click on the “Restore” option. This action is going to erase all the settings and data saved on your device!
Step 5: Your iPhone will restart once the restoration process is finished. Do not disconnect the phone until the entire process completes.
You should not try this method if you do not want to lose valuable data stored on your iPhone.
Method 3: Unlocking iPhone with Emergency Call Screen
It is another interesting way of unlocking an iPhone without a password or Face ID. This is how it works:
Step 1: Slide the unlock button and enter the wrong password as often as possible.
Step 2: Wait for a while and then again enter the wrong password.
Step 3: Now, tap on the Emergency Call button given at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
Step 4: Type any random combination of numbers and symbols given on the screen.
Step 5: Keep pressing the call button as long as possible. It won’t call the typed random code but eventually restart your iPhone.
Step 6: Let the iPhone reboot press the home button once or twice to monitor the progress. The phone will restart and ask you to pick your language, country, and then the Unlock Apple option will appear on the screen. Tap that option and proceed ahead.
Step 7: Now, enter a password and then tap the join button.
Step 8: It will take a while and then you will get the Data and Privacy option on the screen. Tap the “Continue” button and then tap on the “Set up Touch ID Later” option
Now, you can set the password to lock the device or skip this process to access the locked phone.
Method 4: Unlocking iPhone with iCloud
This method allows you to unlock the iOS device without losing any data. The steps are as follows:
Step 1: Turn on your PC and then log in to your iCloud account.
Step 2: Now, click on the Find iPhone option and then enter the password to access the iCloud interface.
Step 3: You can easily spot the green dot, which your iPhone. Click on that green dot and then select the “Erase iPhone” option.
Step 4: Now, you have to enter your iTunes password and then follow the given instructions.
Now, iCloud will clean your device and offer quick access to the device. You can easily restore the backup if you have enabled Find My Phone on your iOS device.
Method 5: Using Ukeysoft Unlocker to unlock the iPhone without a password
Ukeysoft Unlocker is a sophisticated tool designed to unlock iPhones/iPads without a password. Get this tool, install it on your Windows or macOS PC and then follow the below-given steps.
Step1: Launch the Ukeysoft Unlocker program on your PC.
Step 2: Now, use connect your iOS device to the PC via a USB cable and then click the “Next” button.
Step 3: You have to enter the Recovery Mode on your device. Take online support to learn how to take your iPhone’s specific model into recovery mode and then follow the process.
Step 4: The Unkeysoft Unlocker tool will automatically detect your iPhone’s firmware version and feature it on the display. Click the “Download” button to proceed ahead.
Step 5: Now, this iPhone unlocker program will automatically update your device’s firmware and it may take a while!
Step 6: Once the download is complete, you should click the “Start” button to initiate the unlocking process.
Step 7: The Unkeysoft Unlocker will show a warning message and feature the “Start Unlock” button at the bottom. Click that button if you have no issues with the winging given on the screen.
It may take a few minutes, but this program will unlock your device and it will work like a new iPhone.
Method 6: Unlocking the iPhone with iTunes
You can use this method to erase your iPhone’s data along with the password of Face ID used to lock it. This is how the method works:
Step 1: Launch iTunes on your PC and then connect your iPhone via a USB cable.
Step 2: If this program doesn’t ask you to enter the password, this method will work and you can unlock the phone.
Step 3: Disconnect your device and then put it into recovery mode. (You can find the combination of keys online that are required to take the iPhone into recovery mode)
Step 4: Connect the iPhone to your PC once it is in recovery mode.
Step 5: iTunes will detect your device and then pop up a message stating “There is a problem with the iPhone”.
Step 6: Select the “Restore” option and then click “Ok”.
Now, iTunes will erase all the data from your device along with the password. Complete the process and then turn it on. The iPhone won’t ask you to enter the password!
Method 7: Unlocking the iPhone with Dr.Fone – Screen Unlock
Dr.Fone – Screen Unlock is another trusted software designed to unlock iOS devices without password. Get this program, install it, and then unlock your iPhone with the following steps:
Step 1: Launch the Dr.Fone program and then click on the “Screen Unlock” option.
Step 2: Connect your mobile device to the computer via a USB cable or lightening cable.
Step 3: Once your iOS device is enabled with this program, the Unlock window will be visible. Now, click the “Unlock iOS Screen” option.
Step 4: Now, simply follow the instructions featured on the program to get into the DFU mode.
Step 5: The Dr.Fone Screen Unlock program will take a few minutes to detect the iPhone model, firmware version, etc. It will display all the details on the new window and you have to confirm featured details by clicking the “Start” button.
Step 6: Let it download the firmware and then it will ask you to click the “Unlock Now” option to initiate the unlocking process.
Note: this program unlocks iOS devices without password by erasing the device data. Proceed ahead only if you have data backup or you are comfortable with losing phone data!