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[Simple Guide] How to Reset iPhone Password

If you forgot the password or iPhone is disabled

How to Reset iPhone Password (All iPhone’s/iPad’s included)

Setting a password on your iPhone device is a smart thing to do which keeps your personal stuff safe from the illegal users. You can protect your device from illegal use if it’s is stolen or lost. If you have forgotten your iPhone password or enter the wrong password on your iPhone device six times which displays the message that “your iPhone has been disabled”. In any case, it is a very stressful situation. If you are looking for How to Reset iPhone Password, then you don’t have to worry anymore because you are at the right place. I am here to help you out from this situation so chill. I will tell you how to reset iPhone password step by step.

You can also change your iPhone passcode or password even if you remember your password. So let’s move on..!!.

Also, check out: How to Restore Your iPhone Instantly? 

before we reset iPhone password.

Possible Solutions:

There can be many possible solutions available to reset your iPhone device’s password in any of the above-mentioned cases. But here I will tell you the best possible solutions available for how to reset iPhone password and get rid of this stressful situation.

How to Reset iPhone Password (If you have forgotten your password or iPhone is disabled):

If you want to reset your iPhone password in case you have forgotten your iPhone password or your iPhone device is disabled. You can use one of the following methods as mentioned below.

  • iTunes
  • iCloud Find My Phone
  • Recovery Mode

By using iTunes:iTunes screen

If you have a physical access to your iPhone device, sync it regularly with a computer. This may be the easiest option. This solution has two requirements: You need to have synced your iPhone device with your computer in the past (and have access to that computer) and “Find My iPhone” should be turned off. If you have synced your iPhone with iTunes then, here is the step by step instructions to reset your iPhone password using iTunes.

If you don’t know how to sync your iPhone device with iTunes then,

Check out:  How to Sync iPhone with iTunes [Full Guide]

1: First of all you have to do is to connect your iPhone device with a computer you synced to.

2: Now open iTunes.If it asked you for the passcode then u need to try another computer you have synced with. After that, if it asked for the same passcode again then use Recovery Mode Solution. 

3: Wait for iTunes to sync your iPhone device automatically and make a backup.

4: If iTunes does not sync your iPhone device then learn What to do.

5: After your sync and backup have finished all you need to do is to restore your iPhone device.

6: Click on the “Restore iPhone “ button to restore your iPhone.

7: In the processing of restoring your iPhone device, the iOS setup assistant will take you to the Set Up screen. Just hit a click on [restore from iTunes backup] button.

8: You have to select your device in iTunes.I recommend you to select the most relevant backup according to size and date.

After going through the above instructions, all of your data including your iPhone password will be deleted from your device and will be replaced by the backup files. Now you can reset your password or set a new passcode/password and access your iPhone device like before. Congratulations.

By Using iCloud Find My Phone:iCloud login screen

You can also reset your forgotten password by using “iCloud Find My Phone”. Yes if you have enabled “Find My Phone” feature in your device you can easily erase your forgotten password and reset a new one. You need to have “Find My iPhone” turned on and have synced your iPhone previously. Now go through these simple instructions. 

1: In the first step you have to go to

2: Now login in with your Apple ID.

3: Hit “Find My Phone” button.

4: Click “All Devices” at the top and then select your iPhone device you want to erase from the list of devices.

5: Tap “Erase iPhone” to erase your iPhone device from the info window.

6: You can restore the data of your iPhone from the most recent backup of your iPhone using an iCloud backup.

Your old password will be erased and all of your device data will be restored from the iCloud backup. Congratulations now you will be able to access your iPhone device without giving a password. That’s it.

By Using Recovery Mode:iPhone recovery mode screen

Keep in your mind that if you have never turned the “Find My Phone” feature on your iPhone device or have never synced your iPhone device then you can use only recovery method to restore which will erase your iPhone and it’s password.

To use the recovery method just follow these sophisticated steps:

1: Connect your iPhone device with your computer or mac whatever you are using.

2: Force restarts your iPhone device while your device is connected.

How to Force restart?  ( For Going into Recovery Mode):

→ On iPhone 6s, iPad and earlier: You have to press and hold both the Home and the side buttons at the same time until you see the Apple logo on your device screen and recovery mode screen on your computer.

→ iPhone 7 and 7 Plus: Press & hold both the “Side and Volume Down” buttons at the same time.

→ iPhone X or later and 8 or later: All you need to press and quickly release both the Volume Up and Volume Down button one by one. After that, you have to press and hold the side button for few seconds until you see the recovery mode screen.

3: When you see the iTunes recovery mode screen on your computer. You have two options of “Restore” and “Update”. Click the Restore option button. 

4: Please wait until your iPhone is restored and finished the process.

That’s it now you can set up & use your iPhone device.

How to Reset iPhone Password (In case you remember the password):

If you remember your old password and have access to your iPhone device. Then resetting your iPhone password is really simple and easy. Just follow these easy steps and have your iPhone password reset.

1: Tap on your iPhone device settings.

2: Move to the General tab from settings or simply scroll down until you see the “Touch ID and Passcode”.

3: Click on “Touch ID and Passcode”.iPhone setting screen

4: Your current passcode will be asked at that point. Enter your current passcode.

5: Now you will see different options like “Turn Passcode Off” and “Change Passcode” etc. Select the “Change Passcode” option. touch Id and passode setting screen

6: You will have to enter your current passcode and then enter your new passcode.Congratulations!

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In this world of Technology and Globalization, Technology is launching and updating day by day. There also exists some problems related to that technology whether it is a smartphone or anything else. Where there are problems, there are solutions so no one should worry. This article also helps you to find out the solution of your problem related to iPhone Passcode or Password. You should go through this article at once if you don’t know how to reset iPhone password and stressed. I am quite sure you will be able to reset your iPhone passcode after reading this article. 

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Daniyal Aziz

Daniyal Aziz is a Web Designer and Wordpress Developer. Daniyal Aziz is a Tech Enthusiast. He is an Internet Entrepreneur. Daniyal Aziz is a kind of blogger. Apart from Blogging, he is also pursuing a Degree In Computer Science.

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