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How to Unlock iPad without Password (Video Tutorial) 2023

by Anna Sherry   Updated on 2022-12-13 / Update for  iPad

Your iPad is disabled because you forgot the iPad passcode and 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 by iPad Unlocker

If your iPad passcode is lost or forgotten, Tenorshare 4uKey can help you solve the problem. With this tool, you can remove forgotten passcode from iPad in one click. It can get rid of any kind of passcode, be it Face ID, Touch ID, or 4 and 6 digit passcodes. And all iOS devices are supported, including the latest iOS/iPadOS 16. 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 to it 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 Remove' 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 or iCloud.

Way 2. How to Unlock iPad without Passcode or Computer

Apple provides the method to erase the device with the Apple ID password using Apple ID on iPadOS 15.2 and later now, which means you can unlock iPad without passcode or computer easily. 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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  • Then enter your Apple ID passcode and tap on Erase iPad to start the erasing process.

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  • In a few minutes, you iPad will be unlocked without passcode and any data.

So this is the answer about how to unlock iPad passcode without computer. No Erase iPad option? Well, go back to the first method if this happens.

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

With Apple ID, you can alternatively look for iCloud to erase iPad without passcode using Find iPhone (iPad). You should have enabled Find My iPad on your locked device. Here's what you need to know about how to unlock iPad without password.

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

  • Hit the 'Erase iPad' option and confirm this erasing process. Your device will be reset to factory setting and get unlocked.

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Way 4. How to Unlock iPad without Passcode via iTunes

How to unlock your iPad without password through iTunes? This method applies 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.

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

For iPads that are not synced with iTunes or iTunes cannot detect your locked iPad because it hasn't trusted this computer, iPad Recovery Mode comes into rescue. Here is how to unlock iPad without password after you put your iPad into recovery mode:

  • 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'.

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  • 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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FAQs on How to Unlock iPad without Password

1. Is it possible to unlock an iPad without Apple ID and password?

Yes, you can use Tenorshare 4uKey or iTunes to remove the forgotten passcode from your locked iPad without Apple ID or password. But notice that Apple ID and password is still needed after that if Apple ID has been logged on your locked iPad.

2. How do I reset my iPad to factory settings without the passcode or computer?

To reset iPad without passcode or computer, we recommend using Apple ID to erase it on iPad Unavailable lock screen. And with another iOS device like your iPhone, you can erase iPad on Find My app too.

3. Can I unlock an iPad I found?

If it is your lost iPad, then of course you can unlock it with passcode or by using the above methods. But if it is not your iPad, then try to find the iPad's owner.


From the above article, 5 ways about how to unlock iPad without password have been introduced, and we would highly recommend you using Tenorshare 4uKey for iPad to get into a locked iPad because it needs no iTunes or iCloud. Please feel free to leave your comments below for more questions.

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