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How to Recover iPad Password Once Forgot iPad Passcode

Alex Scott,  31 May, 2019
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How to unlock iPad if you forgot password? iTunes and iCloud is the freeway to unlock iPad forgot passcode, when we can't unlock iPad forgot password from iTunes and iCloud, turn to EelPhone DelPassCode to unlock iPad if you forgot passcode within clicks.

“ Two years ago, I bought one iPad mini, and I set one screen lock password for it, I have used it last year from time to time, at last, I put it away for a long time. Recently, I am pregnant, I have time to play iPad mini at home, but it's so long time I didn't play this iPad mini, I forgot my iPad passcode, I tried several possible screen password, but failed, and the iPad mini was locked, it is disabled now. what do I do if I forgot my iPad password? Can I still retrieve iPad password? Forgot the password to my iPad is one big problem for one pregnant. ”

Not same as iTunes backup password, we can recover iTunes backup password if we forgot iTunes backup password, we can't recover iDevice screen password by the tool. But we would force unlock iDevice without iTunes or force unlock iPad without passcode with the help of EelPhone DelPassCode.

So when we forgot iPad password, how to unlock iPad if forgot password? iOS backup tool-iTunes and iCloud are grateful tools for Apple users, backup iDevice data regularly, we can also solve the problem when we forgot iPad screen password, It's the only free way to recover iPad password without data loss because we can restore lost data from backup files after unlocking iPad. But how to do for those who can't unlock iPad from iTunes or iCloud users? EelPhone DelPassCode is the only way for them. Which will reset iPad if forgot password within clicks?

Method 1: How to Change iPad Passcode When Forgotten-Free

In fact, when we forgot iPad password, we can't access lock iPad, we can't change iPad password from iPad settings, so we should force erase the forgotten iPad password, and then setup one new password for iPad. In the second method, if we have Apple ID and Apple ID password, we can use iTunes and iCloud to change iPad passcode when forgotten, but, if we no have Apple ID and passcode either, prey for that the Find My iPad was disabled on the iPad, we can force factory reset iPad to change iPad passcode when forgotten.

iPad with Home Button
Disconnect iPad with the computer, power off iPad by the power button on the iPad, and then connect iPad to computer while holding Home button, release the Home button until recovery mode logo appears on the screen.
Locate iPad on the iTunes or Finder on Computer, and then from the window pops on the iTunes or Finder, click on Restore to erase all data and settings on iPad.

iPad with Face ID
Disconnect with computer, power off the iPad, and then plug iPad to the computer while holding on Top button, and release the Top button until recovery mode logo appears on the iPad. Then locate iPad on computer from iTunes or Finder, from the window appears on iTunes or Finder, click on Restore.

Note: If no have iTunes or Finder on the computer, install the latest version of iTunes or Finder. And if failed, repeat the steps to try one more time.
Forgot iPad password

Method 2: How to Unlock iPad Forgot Password for Free-iTunes or iCloud

This method has some limitations during the whole process, if we want to reset iPad when forgot password via iTunes, we should pray that we will not be asked to enter iPad screen password, because sometimes, synced iTunes still ask us to enter screen password to confirm the restoration of iPad. If we want recover iPad password when forgot iPad password via iCloud, we should know Apple ID and Apple ID password, but for those who aren't the original owner of locked iPad, iCloud is the freeway to retrieve iPad passcode.

Step 1: Launch iTunes on your PC, where we have synced iPad, and connect your iPad to iTunes at once.
Step 2: Once iPad connected to iTunes, the iPad device will come out on iTunes device list, tap on the lock iPad you want to unlock, then from Summary of the locked iPad, tap on the Restore iPad from the right side button, the iTunes will start to unlock locked iPad.
Forgot iPad password
After the process, don't forget to restore iPad data from the backup files. If you have Apple ID and Apple ID passcode of locked iPad, iCloud is another choice for you.

Step 1: Sign in iCloud with the Apple ID and Apple ID password, once logged in iCloud, we can see Find My iPhone from all cloud functions, click on it.
Step 2: From All iDevice on the top of Find My iPhone, click on iPad device, then from the device below, we can see Erase iPad notice, just tap on it to unlock iPad.
Forgot iPad password
Of course, we can restore from iCloud backup files to get back lost iPad data during unlocking locked iPad.

Method 3: How to Fix iPad Disabled Forgot Passcode-EelPhone DelPassCode

When we forgot or lost iPad password, another way is EelPhone DelPassCode, no need of screen password, no need of Apple ID, no need of complex operation as DFU mode, with the step by step guide, just unlock iPad in clicks.

Step 1: EelPhone DelPassCode can be free downloaded on computer without limitation, once downloaded, launched it after the installation. No ads during the whole installation of EelPhone DelPassCode.

Step 2: The Warning is important for us, we can't regret once start to unlock locked iPad by the tool. So please read the warning carefully.

Step 3: Connect iPad to the computer via USB cable, and make sure the connection during the whole process of unlocking iPad. Click on Download to start download iPSW package.
Download firmware package

Step 4: Once the iPSW package downloaded, the next step is to extract iPad, the tool will unpack iPSW data package automatically.
Start to extract

Step 5: OK, after the extraction of iPad, we can click on Unlock Now to unlock locked iPad, make sure the connection of iPad to computer, the EelPhone DelPassCode is unlocking iPad.
Start unlock

Wait a few minutes, the EelPhone DelPassCode will unlock locked iPad without passcode in the easiest way. If you have backed up iPad data, restore lost iPad data from backup files after unlocking. We can also reset one new password for iPad after unlocking locked iPad as we like.
Unlocked iPad

Alex Scott

This article was updated on 30 December, 2021

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