Four Ways to Unlock an iPhone if You Forgot Your Password

EelPhone author Alex Scott, 02 January, 2019


We can unlock iPhone without password by Siri but only achievable in some iOS systems; you can also make iPhone into Recovery Mode to unlock iPhone without password, but you'll lose all iPhone data; you can use iTunes to remove iDevice to unlock iPhone without password in the case you have synced iPhone to iTunes; fortunately, you can unlock any iDevice without password by Eelphone iPhone Unlock in steps!

“ Not long ago, I bought an iPhone 6 for my mom. She was very happy, and she set a lock screen password for her iPhone 6 after. At that time, she didn't write it down, so since then the iPhone 6 was locked for long time. How to unlock iPhone 6 without password? ”

Why your iPhone screen is locked? Because you have entered the wrong password for 6 times. Follow this article, you have 4 ways to unlock iPhone without password.

Way 1: How to Unlock iPhone Forgot Password BY Siri

Sometimes, we can unlock iPhone password by using Siri, but not many idevice can unlock iPhone without password with the updating of iOS.

Step 1: Hold on the Home button by any finger and release the button until Siri comes out.
Step 2: You say “ What time it is? ” to Siri.
Step 3: When comes the clock, click it.
Step 4: You have entered clock and click “ Timer ” from the bottom right corner.
Step 5: Set the Timer time for around 10 seconds, then tap “ When Timer Ends ”.
Step 6: If you can see “ Buy More Tones ”, tap it you can unlock iPhone without password. If not, you can't unlock iPhone by Siri.

Way 2: How to Unlock your iPhone when you Forgot the Password Using iTunes

iTunes is a good tool to backup and restore iPhone. If you forgot iPhone password, you can unlock iPhone without password by using iTunes. iTunes will erase you related iPhone and its password.

Step 1: Connect locked iPhone to PC.
Step 2: Launch iTunes, but if you still need enter password, you should try the third or the fourth way to unlock iPhone.
Step 3: After connected to iTunes, backup your iPhone, just click “ Restore iPhone ”.
Step 4: During the process of backup, tap “ Restore from iTunes backup ” .
Step 5: Select your device in iTunes.Choose the most relevant backup file.

Way 3: How to Unlock iPhone if Forgot Password Using Recovery Mode

In the case that you no have iTunes, you can put iPhone into Recovery Mode to unlock iPhone without password. But you still should ask for iTunes APP for help.

Step 1: Download iTunes and install it on your computer.
Step 2: Connect your iDevice to PC via USB cable, after connected, you should force restart your iDevice. How to force restart iDevice?

iPhone 8 or later
Press and quickly release Volume Up button > Press and quickly release Volume Down button> Press and hold Side button until you see the recovery-mode screen.

iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus
Press and hold Side and Volume Down buttons at the same time until you see the recovery-mode screen.

iPhone 6s and earlier, iPad, or iPod touch
Press and hold both Home and Top (or Side) buttons at the same time until you see the recovery-mode screen.

Step 3: Click “ Restore ” when required to Update or Restore you iDevice.
Step 4: It takes around 15 minutes for iTunes to download software for your idevice. During the process of downloading software, you should guarantee the Recovery Mode of your iPhone, if not, repeat step 2 and step 3.
After the process finished, you unlocked iPhone without password and you can set up and use your idevice.

Way 4: How to Unlock Phone Without Password iPhone Using Eelphone iPhone Unlock in steps

Are these ways inappropriate? The operation is too complicated? We give you a faster and simpler way to unlock iPhone without password. How to unlock your iPhone if you forgot your password? How to unlock iPhone screen? How to unlock a iPhone without password? Eelphone iPhone Unlock can help us.

Step 1: Download and launch Eelphone iPhone Unlock, click the function in the home page to unlock iPhone without password.
Unlock iOS without password

Step 2: Before “ Start ” unlock iPhone without password, you should read the warming from the page.
Unlock Screen Password

Step 3: Connect your locked iPhone to PC via USB cable. After connected, click “ Next ” to go on.
Connect iDevice to PC

Step 4: Put your idevice into DFU mode with the instruction, choose the idevice type first.
DFU Mode 1
> Or when can't into DFU Mode , you can put idevice into Recovery Mode
Turn to Recovery Mode
Step 5: Define the “ Save Path ” and click “ Download ”to start download firmware package.
Download Firmware Package

If it fails to download, click “ Copy ” to download the firmware package in a browser.
If you have already downloaded a firmware package on your computer, click “ Select ” to select firmware package to start unlock iPhone without password.

Step 6: Waiting a moment during Eelphone Unlock is downloading and verifying the firmware.
Downloading Firmware
Step 7: After firmware downloaded, click “ Start to Extract ”.
Firmware Downloaded
Step 8: Extraction completed, click “ Start Unlock ”.
There will pop one notice, you should enter “ 000000 ” to confirm unlock iPhone without password.
Extraction completed
Confirm Unlock iPhone without password
Step 9: Waiting until you have unlocked iPhone.
Unlock iPhone without Password

Alex Scott

This article was updated on 27 August, 2019