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How to unlock iPad without Password (Video Tutorial) 2022

by Anna Sherry   Updated on 2022-05-26 / Update for  iPad

Your iPad is disabled because you forgot the iPad passcode or entered the wrong passcodes multiple times? And here comes the question, how to get into an iPad without password? In this article, you will learn 5 methods to unlock iPad without passcode.

Way 1. How to Unlock iPad without Password Instantly by 4uKey

If your iPad passcode is lost or forgotten, Tenorshare 4uKey can help you solve the problem. With this tool, you can remove passcode from iPad without passcode in one click. It can get rid of any kind of passcode, be it Face ID, Touch ID, or 4 and 6 digit passcodes. It supports all the iOS devices, even with the latest iOS/iPadOS 15.5. Read the detailed steps below to see how it works.

  • Download the Tenorshare 4uKey on your PC or Mac, then launch it. Connect your locked iPad and click the 'Start' button on the main interface.

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  • Next, you need to simply hit the 'Download' button once the software detects the latest compatible firmware version for it.

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  • After you download the firmware, click the 'Start Unlock' button and wait for the process to complete. Within a while your iPad will be unlocked.

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That is how to unlock an iPad forgot passcode, and you do not need any iTunes, Apple ID or iCloud.

Way 2. How to Unlock iPad without Passcode via iTunes

How to unlock your iPad without password through iTunes? This method only apply to those devices that have synced with iTunes before. It's recommended to have a backup before running the process, as the device gets factory reset while unlocking it. Here is the guide:

  • Connect your locked iPad to iTunes. From the iTunes interface, tap on your iPad name from the top-left corner.
  • Hit on the 'Summary' tab now followed by tapping the 'Restore iPad' button over there.

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  • Now, your iPad is wiped out of all data and unlocked. You need to set it up again with new passcodes and Touch ID.

Way 3. How to Unlock iPad without Password via Find My iPad

For iPads that weren't synced with iTunes, you can alternatively look for other methods to erase iPad without passcode, i.e. using 'Find My Phone'. For this, you must have enabled Find My feature from your iCloud on iPad. Here's what you need to know about how to unlock iPad without password.

  • Go to www.iCloud.com/#find on another devices and log in with Apple ID credentials.
  • Click on > 'Find My iPhone' > 'All Devices' > choose your iPad name here.

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  • Hit the 'Erase iPhone/iPad' and your device will be reset to factory setting and get unlocked.

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Way 4. How to Unlock iPad without Passcode via Erase iPad

Unlike Find My, Apple provides the free methods to unlock iPad using Apple ID on iPadOS 15.2 and later, which means you can erase the device with the Apple ID password. But it has 2 prerequisites: Apple ID logged and network connected on your locked iPad. Here is how to unlock iPad without password with Apple ID.

  • After entering the wrong passwords several times, you will see iPad Unavailable or Security Lockout screen. At the bottom, tap on Erase iPad button.

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  • Tap on Erase option again, and then enter you Apple ID passcode to start the erasing process.
  • In a few minutes, you iPad will be unlocked without passcode and any data.

This way can be used on the devices, so it is also the answer about how to unlock iPad passcode without computer.

Way 5. How to Unlock Disabled iPad without Password in Recovery Mode

Well, you have seen how to unlock iPad without password when you can access to it with iTunes or iCloud. But, what if you haven't synced or trusted it with a computer? In such cases, 'iPad Recovery Mode' comes into rescue. Here is how to unlock iPad without password:

  • First launch iTunes on your computer and then get your iPad connected using a USB cable.
  • Then you need to put your iPad in 'Recovery Mode':

    With Home button: Keep holding the 'Home' and 'Sleep/Wake' buttons simultaneously until you can see 'Connect to iTunes' display on screen.
    Without Home button: Press and release the 'Volume Up' button, then the 'Volume Down' button. Press and hold the 'Sleep/Wake' button until you see 'Connect to iTunes'.

  • Over the iTunes screen, hit on the 'Restore' option and then set up your iPad as a new one. That is how to restore iPad passcode.

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From the above article, 5 ways about how to unlock iPad without password have been introduced, and we would highly recommend you to use Tenorshare 4uKey for iPad to unlock iPad without passcode. Please feel free to leave you comments bewlow if you have any questions.

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