What If You Forgot Your Apple ID Password

EelPhone author Alex Scott, 21 October, 2020

Summary

If you forgot your Apple ID password, you can't sync iPhone/iPad data to your iCloud, you can't factory reset iPhone/iPad from settings, find back the Apple ID password or erase old Apple ID from iPhone/iPad are two last operable ways, select the suitable way to solve the issue when you forgot Apple ID and password.


When we should enter Apple ID and password? When you reset or factory reset iPhone/iPad from settings, you'll be asked to enter Apple ID password to confirm the operation; or when you want to backup iPhone/iPad to iCloud, you should enter Apple ID and password also; further, if iPhone/iPad get into activation lock, you should also enter Apple ID and password to bypass activation lock on iDevice.

In the case that you forgot Apple ID password on iPhone/iPad, if you can't recover Apple ID and password from icloud.com(you need phone number and linked email to recover Apple ID and password from icloud.com), might only tools on EelPhone, choose the suitable tool to fix the issue.

Solution 1: Forgot Apple ID Password-Find My iPhone Disabled


If you're sure that the Find My iPhone feature was disabled on your iDevice, and you have backed up iPhone/iPad data already, EelPhone DelPassCode is enough to fix the issue.


Step 1: Download EelPhone DelPassCode on computer, from the home page of the tool, click on Delete Apple ID if you have the iDevice screen lock password.
Note: If you don't have the iDevice screen lock password, use the Remove Screen Password feature to fix the issue.
Forgot Apple ID password

Step 2: You'll asked to trust computer on your iDevice, once connected to the tool, click on Unlock Now to delete old Apple ID from iDevice.
Forgot Apple ID password

Keep connection during the whole process, set up new Apple ID and password after the process, but if the Find My iPhone feature was enabled, forgot Apple ID and password should the help of EelPhone Activation Lock Removal rather than EelPhone DelPassCode.

Solution 2: Forgot Apple ID or Password-Find My iPhone Enabled


If the Find My iPhone feature was enabled on iDevice, it's more difficult to fix the issue that you forgot Apple ID and password, abnormal restoration of iDevice will make it get into activation lock also, finally, you should the tool to remove activation lock. So if Find My iPhone feature was enabled, forgot Apple ID and password, and you want to remove old Apple ID from iDevice, only EelPhone Activation Lock Removal works for you.


Step 1: Download EelPhone Activation Lock Removal on Mac, install and launch it then, read the warning on the interface of the removal, then click on Start to go on.
Forgot Apple ID password

Step 2: Connect iDevice to computer, once linked to the removal, it will download the jailbreak data package automatically.
Forgot Apple ID password

Step 3: Click on Start Jailbreak button when the jailbreak data package was downloaded, follow the guide on the removal during the jailbreak process.
Forgot Apple ID password

Step 4: After the iDevice was jailbreak, click on Start Bypass to finish the process.
Forgot Apple ID password

Why you should use the activation lock removal? With Find My iPhone enabled, forgot Apple ID and password will make iDevice into activation lock for any restoration operation. After the process, don't put new Apple ID and password to iDevice settings, but you can use Apple ID and password to app, what's more, some features are unavailable after the removal process, like call feature.

From all above, choose the suitable method to fix the issue when you forgot Apple ID or password: with iDevice screen lock password in hand, and the Find My iPhone feature was disabled, use EelPhone DelPassCode is enough, but if Find My iPhone was enabled, only EelPhone Activation Lock Removal can help to solve the issue.


Alex Scott

This article was updated on 21 October, 2020