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4 Useful Methods to Unlock iPhone 13 Without Passcode [iPhone 15 Included]

by Sophie Green   Updated on 2023-09-14 / Update for  iPhone 13

There is a fair chance that you might forget your password and your iPhone 13/13 mini/13 Pro (Max) gets locked. When it happens, what can we do to unlock our iPhone? Don't worry about that, we are here to help you out with 4 methods that will explain how to unlock iPhone 13 without passcode.

Note: The following methods work for iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. It applies to other iPhone and iPad models too. Also read about how to unlock iPhone 14 and unlock iPhone 15.

Before we get into the details, let's watch this video tutorial to unlock your iPhone 13.

The methods we collected will reset your iPhone to factory settings. This is the only option for you to unlock a disabled iPhone 13. But if you have iTunes or iCloud backup, then you are able to recover data from backup. Backup your data first if possible.

Method 1: Unlock iPhone 13 without Passcode via Recovery Mode

To unlock your iPhone 13/13 mini/13 Pro (Max)/14/15, put your iPhone into recovery mode and restore it with iTunes. Follow these steps to get into a locked iPhone.

  • First, you need to install and open the latest version of iTunes on your PC or Finder on Mac.
  • Then connect your iPhone 13/13 mini/13 Pro (Max) to your PC via a USB cable.
  • Press volume up button and release; Press volume down button and release; Hold the side button until you see the connect to computer icon.
  • Now iTunes will recognize your device in recovery mode.
  • Click on Restore in iTunes. After restore process, your iPhone 13 will enter Hello Screen. Set it up as an new one.

    unlock iPhone 13/13 mini/13 Pro (Max) via recovery mode

Method 2: Unlock iPhone 13 without Passcode with Find My iPhone

This method requires Find My iPhone enabled and sign into iCloud website on another devices. It is also a useful way to unlock your iPhone 13 when you forget passcode.

  • Open a browser on your PC or another mobile and go to iCloud-Find My.
  • Enter your Apple ID and password to sign in.
  • Click on "All Devices" from the top. Select your iPhone 13 and click on the “Erase iPhone” button.

    unlock iPhone 13/13 mini/13 Pro (Max) via find my iphone

After this procedure, your data including passcode on iPhone will be erased. But don’t worry, you can restore iPhone from Backup.

For iPhone 13 that has been updated to iOS 15.2 and later, with the Apple ID and password, try to erase it on the lock screen. Read about how to bypass iPhone Unavailable and unlock iPhone 13 without passcode or computer.

Method 3: Unlock iPhone 13 without Passcode by Face ID

iPhone 13 supports Face ID. So the trick is that if you have set up Face ID, it is able to unlock your iPhone without passcode. Note that you must still enter the passcode you forgot to change the passcode or Face ID setting. So it is just a temporary fix.

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Method 4: How to Unlock iPhone 13 without Passcode or Face ID via 4uKey

If the above methods don't work, then we have a ultimate solution for you. You can unlock a disabled iPhone 13 without iTunes or iCloud. And this application you install is Tenorshare 4uKey.

To unlock iPhone 13 without passcode or face ID, follow these steps:

Note: This method will inevitably erase data on your iPhone too, make sure you have backup before removing screen lock.

  • Download and install 4uKey on your PC or Mac and launch it.

    Connect iPhone to computer and it will be detected automatically by computer. Click "Start" from the main interface.

    how to unlock iphone 13 without passcode with 4ukey
  • Next, download Firmware Package, it will download the latest iOS 16.

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  • Start unlocking iPhone locked screen after firmware package is downloaded.

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  • iPhone 13/13 mini/13 Pro (Max)/14 will enter Hello Screen and Screen Lock is removed successfully.

    how to unlock iphone 13 without passcode with 4ukey

It is a quick and advantageous method that will save your time and efforts.


From the above methods, you have gotten an insight into how to unlock iPhone 13/13 mini/13 Pro (Max) without passcode. Tenorshare 4uKey will always be the best option for you. You can use 4uKey to remove forgotten or unavailable Face ID or passcode. No more worries about forgetting your passcode.

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