How Do I Factory Reset My iPad without Passcode

EelPhone author Alex Scott, 06 March, 2019

Summary

How to factory reset a locked iPad? It's up to you and up to your situation, if you want factory reset iPad without iTunes, you can use iCloud. If you want factory reset iPad without passcode or computer, you can use iCloud. If you want factory reset iPad without Apple ID or iCloud password, you can use DFU or Recovery Mode. And you also have the most effective way to factory reset.


“I want to change my iPad 2 to HUAWEI tablet M5, so I want to resell my old iPad 2 to another friendly, but some friends told me that before reselling the iPad 2, it's better to factory reset my iPad 2, otherwise the software can detect the data of my iPad 2, even if I have deleted all data, and then restore deleted iPad 2 data. Is there any method about how to reset iPad 2 to factory settings, and the Apple ID is deleted at the same time.”

Sometimes, we want a factory reset our iPad, so we will delete all data in your iPad, including screen and apple id. So many iOS problems can be solved by factory reset, your iPad will totally new, n have data, no have screen password, no have apple ID account. And we always stuck in the process of factory reset, no have iTunes? No have iCloud? Or no have screen password.

You may refute me that, why not go to Settings>General>Reset>Erase All Contents and Settings? No have screen password, how can you go to the Settings in your iPad? And in the new iOS system, when you asked to enter Apple ID to confirm the factory reset, you no have Apple ID and Apple ID password, So we think if someone asks you how to factory reset iPad mini, he or she no have screen password or Apple ID, she want factory reset iPad without passcode or without Apple ID.

Part 1: Factory Reset iPad without iTunes


If we no have iTunes, turn to the third part or follow the steps below-via iCloud. And if you want factory reset iPad without passcode or computer, also use this method.
In fact, Find My iPhone in iCloud can factory reset iPad, but if your iOS system is new, you may be asked to enter Apple ID to confirm the factory reset, when you no have Apple ID, turn to the third part also.

Step 1: Go to icloud.com in your computer or other people's iPad.
Step 2: From the home page, click on “ Find My iPhone ”.
Step 3: From All Devices, tap on which device you want erase, then click on “ Erase iPhone ”.
You will unlock your iPad screen password, and then go to Settings>General>Reset>Erase All Contents and Settings.

Part 2: Factory Reset iPad without iCloud Password


How to factory reset iPad mini without iCloud password? In fact, reset iPad to factory without iCloud password, it's to say that you no have Apple ID password, so you can factory reset iPad via iTunes, but you need the screen password, if your iPad screen is locked by password, turn to the third party.

Step 1: Download the latest version of iTunes in your PC, launch it after installation, connect your iPad to PC, turn off iPad, press and hold the switch button and home button at the same time. When you see Apple logo, please release the switch button and keep pressing Home button.
Step 2: Release the home button until you see the device in the DFU mode after the computer prompts, click the OK button on the iTunes, and click on the confirmation box in iPad to confirm DFU mode.
Step 3: Now, iTunes will download the firmware automatically, when the verification and extraction are completed, iTunes will automatically re-install the downloaded firmware version for your iPad, and wait for the installation to re-activate the phone.

Go to Settings>General>Reset>Erase All Contents and Settings, you can factory reset locked iPad with this method if you are not asked to enter Apple ID and Apple ID password to confirm the factory reset. Or you need to turn to the third method.

Part 3: Factory Reset iPad Without Apple ID in The Most Effective Way


Why so many people have the same question as part 2, because new iOS system will ask you to enter Apple ID and Apple ID password to confirm the factory reset. So when we want factory reset iPad without Apple ID, follow the steps below.

Note: This part must be sure that you have unlocked iPad screen password, or you need see how to unlock iPad password without restore firstly.


Step 1: Free download Eelphone iPhone Unlock, launch it when installed the tool, and from the home page, just tap on “ Unlock Apple ID ”.
Unlock iPad Apple ID

Step 2: Connect your iPad to your PC now, and you need “ Trust this Computer ” in your iPad, that's why we must have a unlocked iPad, locked iPad, how to “ Trust this Computer ”.
Trust computer

Step 3: When you get into the warming page, just click on “ Start to Unlock ” to start factory reset iPad air.
Start to factory reset iPad

Step 4: If your Find My iPhone is enable in your iPad, you should go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings, or skip this step.
Factory Reset iPad

Step 5: Now, what you need to do is just waiting a moment, the tool will unlock your iPad automatically. It's factory resetting locked iPad.
Factory Resetting iPad

It's easy to get one suitable method to factory reset iPad without passcode: When you have iTunes, you can factory reset iPad without iCloud password, with the help of iTunes, you can put iPad into DFU mode, that you can factory reset locked iPad; if you have iCloud, you can factory reset iPad without iTunes, Find My iPhone in iCloud, can help you unlock screen, and you should go to Settings>General>Reset>Erase All Contents and Settings to factory reset iPad without passcode; if you no have iCloud, no have iTunes, and no have screen password and Apple ID password, just with Eelphone iPhone Unlock, you can factory reset iPad without passcode.



Alex Scott

This article was updated on 13 June, 2019