If you are here, then surely you too have disabled your iPhone, no? I receive lots of mail everyday conveying “I Forgot iPhone Passcode! How To Reset Without Losing Data“. If you are too one of those sufferers, don’t worry, it’s not a very big deal. I know you might be scared about your iPhone, data stored on it and how you are going to restore disabled iPhone without losing data but all you need to do is sit back, relax and follow the guide as mentioned. In the end, you’ll learn how to remove password from your iPhone without losing data.
There are actually two scenarios here :
- You have earlier synced your iPhone with iTunes on a particular PC, even if you did it during stone ages.
- You have never synced your iPhone with iTunes.
In both the cases you’ll be able to restore disabled iPhone without losing data, let’s see how :
How To Reset iPhone Passcode Without Losing Data – If you have ever synced with iTunes :
Step 1 : Just head over to PC on which you have synced your iPhone with iTunes.
Step 2 : Connect your iPhone to PC via lightning cable and launch iTunes in case it doesn’t show up automatically.
Step 3 : On Summary tab, tap on Restore iPhone and iTunes will ask you to backup your iPhone.
Step 4 : Tap on Backup and then Restore and Update to remove password from your iPhone without losing any data. It is as simple as that.
This way you can easily Reset iPhone Passcode Without Data Loss.
Video Guide On How To Reset iPhone Passcode Without Losing Data :
How To Reset iPhone Passcode Without Losing Data – If you have never synced your iPhone with iTunes :
Please keep in mind, in case you have never synced your iPhone with iTunes, there’s no chance iTunes will help you to unlock your iPhone without data loss. Though it can easily unlock your iPhone by restoring it, but data recovery is impossible.
Don’t worry, who cares what iTunes can do. We’ll make use of third party data recovery software to recover all the data even if it has never been synced with iTunes.
Step 1 : Download and install iMyFone D-Back data recovery software on your PC or Mac. Though D-Back is a paid licensed software but it is worth every penny in case your data is more important to you.
There’s a trial version too, but it can only show you the data that can be recovered. Actual recovery is not possible with the trial version. If you are satisfied with the trial version, purchase the license key.
Step 2 : Connect your iPhone with PC via lightning cable and launch iMyFone D-Back. Tap on Recover From iOs Device and then Start.
Step 3 : As you can see in the screenshot below, it can recover the following data. From this screen only, either select the apps individually or Select all.
Step 4 : Tap on Next and then Scan.
Step 5 : Please wait for few minutes and allow iMyFone D-Back to recover all the data stored on your iPhone. It’ll take some time depending on the data available on iPhone.
Step 6 : Once scanning is done, you can see all your data stored on your iPhone and some additional data which you have deleted in recent past.
Step 7 : Tap on Recover and iMyFone D-Back will recover all your data with in few minutes.
Step 8 : As of now we have only recovered the data, let’s unlock your iPhone. Launch iTunes on your PC/Mac and head over to Summary tab.
Step 9 : Tap on Restore iPhone and then Restore and Update.
Step 10 : Wait for few minutes and iTunes will set up your iPhone as New iOs device. This way you have easily unlocked your disabled iPhone without losing any data.
Finally disconnect your unlocked iPhone and enjoy the moment. All your data is intact, this time make sure to back up your iPhone weekly. It’ll save you from all the hustles and bustles involved during various technological mishaps.
This is how you can easily reset iPhone passcode without losing data. In case of any queries, don’t forget to comment down below. I’ll try to get back as soon as possible.