How to Turn off Passcode on iPhone X/XR/XS

by Anna Sherry   Updated on 2019-07-25 / Update for  iPhone Tips

Having a passcode in an iPhone is undoubtedly a purposeful feature. But for some users it is quite unconvenient to enter passcode everytime when they want to use iPhone. Another occasion is that one bought a second hand iPhone without knowing the passcode. In such occasions users may in need to remove the passcode on their iPhones. This article serves the same purpose and will help you learn about how to turn off passcode on iPhone X/XS and other models.

Part 1: The Importance of iPhone Passcode

Setting up an iPhone passcode is paramount, for protecting your vital device data. Whether it's Touch ID, Face ID or a numeric, alpha-numeric, four-to-six digit passcode the ultimate goal of setting up a passcode is ensuring data safety and security.

  • To prevent unauthorized access to your iPhone and the underlying accounts belonging to social media, banking and emails etc.
  • In the case that your iPhone lost or stolen by others, they can't get hold of the OTP from the bank to complete the transaction if your iPhone is secured.
  • Passcode is essential for erasing, restarting or turning on the iPhone, installing iOS configuration profiles, changing passcode settings, and updating the software.
  • Still, if you dislike keeping passcode in your iPhone and wish to gain knowledge on how to wipe out iPhone passcode, keep scrolling!

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Part 2: Best Way to Turn Off iPhone/iPad Passcode When You Forgot Passcode

It is no doubt that setting a passcode for iPhone/iPad is so important. But what if you forget iPhone passcode? I would like to introduce you Tenorshare 4uKey, which can help to remove iPhone passcode when you forgot the passcode. It will be so annoyed you can do nothing with your iPhone except taking photos or making a emergancy call. This software is able to bypass 4 to 6 digit numeric or alphanumeric passcode, Face ID and even Touch ID. Just need several simple steps and few minutes. But before removing passcode from iPhone or iPad, do remember to back up the data in your iPhone. With this tool you can also factory reset your iPhone. Want to unlock the iPhone if you don't remember the passcode? Follow the below guidance please.

Step 1 Download and install Tenorshare 4uKey on your computer or Mac. Connect your iPhone then allow the software to detect your iPhone, choose "Unlock Lock Screen Passcode".

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Step 2 Click the button "Start" to remove iPhone passcode.

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Step 3 Tap on the 'Download' button afterwards to update the iOS firmware on your iPhone.

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Step 4: Hit the 'Start Unlock' button as it removes the passcode from the device. Within sometime, the iPhone passcode will be removed and your iPhone gets unlocked.

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Then you can set up all the settings as a new iPhone/iPad in accordance with the hints of iPhone screen. And you may set up a new passcode if you want. Wish you won't forget it again.

Bonus tip: Video Guide for How to Unlock iPhone Passcode When You Forgot It

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Part 3: How to Turn Off Passcode on iPhone If You Remember Passcode

If you remember the passcode and just want to turn off it, then it is a pretty simple thing. You can completely turn off iPhone passcode just in your iPhone. There is little difference between devices with iOS 12 and above and devices with earlier system. Please continue reading the following steps to learn about it.

For iPhone X/iPad Pro and latest models:

Go to "Settings" > "Face ID & Passcode" > Enter passcode > click "Turn Passcode Off" > Enter your passcode again to turn off passcode.

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For iPhone 5s to iPhone 8 Plus or iPad/iPad Air:

Go for "Settings" > "Touch ID & Passcode" > Enter Passcode > Click "Turn Passcode Off" > Enter your passcode to turn off passcode.

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For iPhone 4//4s/5:

Go to "Settings" and then hit "Passcode". Now, you need to pick "Turn Passcode Off".

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We learnt how to bypass passcode on iPhone in different cases. Tenorshare 4uKey is an excellent helper when you forgot the iPhone passcode. Besides opening locked iPhone it can also reset your iPhone. Please remember to backup data from time to time in case some unexpected issues.

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  Updated on 2019-07-25 / Update for  iPhone Tips

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