There are many situations (Selling or Giving) that users need to erase their iPhone/iPad/iPod to keep their privacy safe. However, an iPhone is always related to iCloud account and Apple ID, what if users forget their iCloud password, is it possible for them to erase iPhone without iCloud password? Here comes to the best solutions to fix.
Factory reset is the most useful method for users to try to wipe their data on iPhone X/8/7/6. However, without a password, users cannot simply get their files and data factory reset, thus we here recommend you to use a free tool - Tenorshare ReiBoot, which is the world's best iOS stuck fixer and can help users solve all iOS related issues. You can only follow the steps to delete iPhone data without password.
Step 1: After download and install Tenorshare ReiBoot on your PC/Mac, run the program and connect your iPhone with computer.
Step 2: Click "Factory Reset iPhone” from the upper corner to get into the advanced system recovery interface directly when your iOS device is connected.
(Notice: The erased data cannot be recovered anymore, so users are suggest to backup all the files and data before start restore your iPhone to factory settings, users can refer to Tenorshare iCareFone for more information about quick-backup without iTunes and iCloud.)
Step 3: In the Advanced Mode, click “Fix Now” to start downloading firmware package, or you can also choose to manually import the firmware if you have already got.
Step 4: After you have completed download the firmware, click "Start Repair". During the restore process, please ensure the connection between your iOS device and computer. And the process may take you about 10 minutes. Once the system recovery is done, your device will reboot as normal.
And users can also refer to the video tutorial to know the more detail process.
For users who have already turned off the function "Find My iPhone" for their iPhone/iPad/iPod, you can also try to get your iOS device into recovery mode and use iTunes to restore iPhone.
To easily enter recovery mode, you can also get help from Tenorshare ReiBoot that it can let your iPhone X/8/7/6 enter/exit recovery mode in only one-click.
Step 1:Just run the program and click "Enter Recovery Mode", you will see the iTunes and USB icons appear on your iPhone screen.
Step 2: Then connect your iPhone with iTunes via USB cable, iTunes will detect an iPhone in recovery mode and require you to restore it.
Step 3. Go to iTunes > Summary > Restore iPhone… to restore iPhone to factory settings.
In this post we introduce two ways to wipe an iPhone when you are locked out of iCloud password. Tenorshare ReiBoot is the preferred recommended method when it comes to erase and iPhone without Apple ID.