How to Restore Locked iPhone 13 to Factory Settings without iTunes

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2021-09-25 / Update for  iPhone Tips

Forgot iPhone passcode and got locked out of your device? Many people may find themselves get stuck in such a situation. Actually, this can happen due to various reasons like, you just forgot the password, someone wanted to steal a glance at your iPhone and mistakenly enter the wrong password so that result in your iPhone being disabled. In such a case, the only way to fix it is to restore your iPhone. There are several methods can help you factory reset iPhone without iTunes in just a few minutes. In this post we will guide to factory reset locked iPhone without iTunes in the most convenient ways.

Solution 1: Reset Locked iPhone 13 to Factory Settings without iTunes/iCloud

When you are locked out of iPhone but you are looking a way to bypass the iPhone passcode. But the commom iTunes or iCloud way is complex. So, there is an alternative way to restore iPhone without iTunes and passcode when forgot screen lock passcode? Yes, please use an iPhone passcode removal like Tenorshare 4uKey. It is capable of removing forgotten password including Touch ID and Face ID info in a few minutes without iTunes.

Download and install Tenorshare 4uKey to a PC/Mac before we get started.

windows download btn mac download btn

Step 1: Launch Tenorshare 4uKey and connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable.

Step 2. Once your device has been detected, simply hit Start to remove iPhone passcode.


Step 3. Before unlocking iPhone passcode, you have to download the latest iOS firmware package online.

firmware package download

Step 4. When the firmware is downloaded to computer, click on "Unlock Now" to start factory restoring iPhone without passcode.

unlock now

Step 5. When iPhone passcode has been removed successfully, you will notice you can enter your iPhone without entering any passcode.

windows download btn mac download btn

Solution 2: Factory Reset Locked iPhone 13 with iCloud

Besides the professional passcode removal tool, iCloud is also a way to factory reset locked iPhone. You can use this method if you have enabled the feature Find my iPhone on your device before. Find My iPhone should be able to help you wipe out all the data on your device. To do this:

Step 1: Head over to and log in your Apple ID on another device or computer.

login icloud

Step 2: Then click "Find My iPhone", and hit "All Devices" at the top of your browser window.

Choose the device that you want to erase passcode from and click "Erase".


Step 3: After this, all the settings and passcode on your device will be erased. And you are capable of restoring iPhone from backup or set it up as new.


So that's basically the things you can do to factory reset an locked iPhone. But just as it was mentioned in the tips section, if you fear to make some tweaking to your iPhone, just don't mess up with it. Bring it right away to an experienced troubleshooter (Tenorshare 4uKey)to have your forgotten passcode problem resolved.