Top 2 Ways to Factory Reset iPhone without Apple ID
"Hey guys. My girlfriend forgot her Apple ID passcode and a popup keeps appearing making her put it in. The phone can't be used without it popping up. How can she reset iPhone without Apple ID when Find My iPhone enabled?"
In many cases, you may need to reset your iPhone without Apple ID such as forgetting Apple ID password or you bought a send hand iPhone but don't know what the Apple ID and password are. Don't worry! This article will show you how to factory reset iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/SE/6s/6/5s/5/4s without Apple ID in details.
- Part 1: How to Factory Reset iPhone without Apple ID/iTunes and Passcode
- Part 2: Reset iPhone to Factory Settings without Apple ID Using iTunes
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Step 1:Download the software and launch it.
First of all, download the software from official website, then launch the program to connect you device to get started.
Step 2:Now you'll be asked to download the latest firmware package. Choose a save path and click "Download" to proceed.
Step 3:Then click "Start" to removing the iPhone passcode in order to factory reset iPhone.
If you have never synced with iTunes or you haven't enabled "Find My iPhone" option, then you can use iTunes to reset your iPhone to factory settings without Apple ID.
Step 1. To do this, you firstly need to put your iPhone into recovery mode.
- For iPhone X/XR/XS or iPhone 8/8 Plus: Turn off your device and connect your iPhone to computer. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons at the same time. Keep holding them until you see iTunes logo shows up.
- For iPhone 7/7 Plus: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons simutaneously untile the iTunes logo shows up.
- For iPhone 6s and earlier, iPad, or iPod touch: Press and hold both the Home and the Sleep/Wake (Top or Side) buttons at the same time until you see the recovery-mode screen.
Feel a bit complicated? Know how to put any iOS device into recvoery mode by one click.
Step 2. Open iTunes and connect iPhone to iTunes, it will detect your iPhone in recovery mode. You can then click Restore button to restore iPhone to factory settings without Apple ID.
Now you have a clear idea about how to factory reset iPhone without Apple ID with two different methods. The way of using iTunes would be a big challenge for those who are not familiar to iTunes. If you have some other iOS problems (like Apple logo stuck, iPhone white screen/black screen) to solve, Tenorshare ReiBoot is recommended to fix iOS problems without data loss.