How to Reset iPad Without Password

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2021-11-22 / Update for  iPad

A passcode which is the most widely used security measure used to keep your iPad or iOS device protected from unwanted access. Problem arises when you forget your passcode. It is difficult to reset your iPhone without knowing the passcode and if you attempt to unlock it by wrong password multiple times then your iPhone can get disabled which is even more troublesome. In this guide we will discuss some of the most common and effective methods on how to reset iPad without password.

Method 1: Reset iPad without Password in iTunes

How to restore iPad A1395 without passcode? Apple officially suggests you to restore with iTunes. But unless you have synced the iPad with iTunes before, or iTunes won't recognize your device or return erros.

Note: This method only works for iPad which has been synced to iTunes already.

  • First thing you need to do is connecting your iPad to computer and using USB cable and then launch iTunes on your PC.

  • Now click on Device icon which is your iPad in this case and go to Summary tab

  • Now you have to click "Restore iPad" to start the reset process.

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Method 2: Restore iPad with iCloud

If you want to know how to reset iPad without passcode then follow this method, just like previous method this solution also have a little requirement. If you have enabled "Find My iPhone/iPad" on your iPad then you are fit to follow this method otherwise you won't be able to use this solution. This is how you can restore iPad with iCloud:

  • First thing you need to do is going to and sign in to your iCloud account.

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  • Now go to "Find My iPhone/iPad" and click "All Devices" it will display list of all devices with your iCloud ID.

  • Now, all you need to do is find and select your iPad and click "Erase iPad" and it will erase your iPad using iCloud.

Method 3: How to Reset iPad without Password 100% Success

Forgot iPad passcode and can't use it? Is your iPad is disabled after many invalid attempts? Or if your iPad screen is broken and you are not able to enter passcode. Worry no more you can use Tenorshare 4uKey to unlock and reset iPad without knowing iTunes. No matter what sort of security you were using, this awesome tool can bypass all and factory reset iPad without password in few simple steps given below:

  • Download and install 4uKey on your PC or Mac, launch the program to get started.

  • Connect iPhone to computer and the software will detect it automatically. Click "Start" from the main interface

    connect device
  • Now you'll be asked to download the latest firmware package. Choose a save path and click "Download" to proceed.

    download firmware
  • When the firmware is downloaded to computer, you can click "Unlock Now" to start removing iPhone passcode.

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Method 4: Reset iPad from Recovery Mode

All iOS related problems can be fixed via restoring your iPad in Recovery Mode, in order to do this follow these steps carefully:

  • Hold the power button until the slider screen as shown in below image appears then slide to right to power off your iPad.

  • Now, press and hold iPad home button then connect it to the USB wire and connect to your computer. You will see Apple logo which will turn into recovery logo shortly.

    force restart ipad
  • Now open iTunes on your computer. It should show a message confirming that you're in recovery mode. In that box you can then click "Restore", as seen in below image, to restore the device with your old backup file.

    restore ipad

This brief guide can help you if your iPad is lost or stolen and you are trying to reset it but you are not aware of the passcode. We have covered some of the most common solutions to solve this problem and reset your iPad in few simple steps. Some of the above methods may need specific requirements in order to work but we have also introduced an awesome tool which can unlock and reset your security in few click. If you don't have any option left we recommend you that tool which is guaranteed to work.