[Updated] How to Factory Reset iPhone 6 without Password

by Sophie Green   Updated on 2024-04-17 / Update for  Reset iPhone

There can be other many reasons to factory reset iPhone 6/6s/6 Plus. Some users may forgot iPhone apple id/iCloud/screen password or accidently get the device bricked due to too many wrong password attempt. There are normally 3 ways on how to reset iphone 6 to factory settings without password. Keep in mind that factory resetting will erase all the data, so it's important to back up iPhone before the process.  

Way 1: Factory Reset iPhone 6 without Password using iPhone Unlocker Tool

The best way to factory reset iPhone 6 without passcode is by using iPhone unlocker tool Tenorshare 4uKey. 4uKey is a wonderful tool that not only unlock your iPhone but also helps to factory reset the device. It can break any kind of lock of your iPhone whether it be 4-digit/6-digit passcode or Touch ID & Face ID. This tool is fully compatible with iOS 14.3 and even works if your iPhone's display or buttons are broken. You can factory reset iPhone 6 or factory iPhone X just in few clicks. This tool is more reliable as well as works faster than iTunes and iCloud.

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Note: Download Tenorshare 4uKey on your computer and install it before performing this process.

Procedure on how to factory reset iPhone 6 plus without password:

  • Connect your iPhone 6s to computer and open 4uKey.

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  • 4uKey will detect your iPhone 6s >> Click "Start" to continue.

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  • Download the latest firmware package on 4uKey.

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  • Once the firmware is downloaded, click on "Unlock Now" to start erasing your iPhone passcode.

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  • You have factory reset your iPhone successfully.

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You can restore your iPhone if you have previous backup. Following is our video tutorial:

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Way 2: Factory Reset iPhone 6 without Password using iTunes

You can even factory reset iPhone 6 using iTunes. You just need to download and install latest version of iTunes on your computer and get a working USB cable to connect the iPhone with computer. You just need to put your iPhone 6 into recovery mode and restore with iTunes but the drawback is iTunes may not connect to locked iPhone and it is not even fast like 4uKey. Make sure to back up all your data and information of your iPhone previously so that you can restore the back up later.

Procedure on how to factory reset iPhone 6 without Passcode using iTunes:

  • Connect your iPhone 6 using USB Cable and launch iTunes.
  • Power off your iPhone 6 by holding the sleep/wake button and swiping it off.

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  • Now keep pressing and holding home button without leaving the sleep/wake button for 10 seconds.

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  • Leave the sleep/wake button but keep holding the home button unless you don't get a pop up from iTunes that says to update or retore the iPhone.

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  • Click on Restore button and you will factory reset your iPhone 6.

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Way 3: Factory Reset iPhone 6 without Password via iCloud

If you feel like you want to factory reset iPhone 6 over Wi-Fi or without the use of USB cable then you better use iCloud. All you have to do is, just login to iCloud official website and you can erase the device from there. You will need to login to iCloud website using same Apple ID that you have used on your iPhone 6. You don't even need to have your iPhone 6 on your hand. You can just do it remotely.

Note: Find My iPhone should be enabled prior to make this method work.

Procedure on how to factory reset iPhone 6 without Passcode using iCloud:

Visit www.iCloud.com and enter your Apple ID and Password to login.

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  • Select "All Devices" and also select your iPhone that you want to wipe.
  • Now Click on "Erase iPhone".

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  • After that answer the security question or enter the verification code which is sent to your other devices in case you are not using a trusted browser.
  • If you are using trusted browser then simply click on Trust which will lead you to factory reset your iPhone 6.

Write in The End

I hope now you have learned how to factory reset iPhone 6 Plus without password. The solution mentioned above are given according to its performance and reliability. Tenorshare 4uKey works smoothly and doesn't get you in any problem during the factory resetting process. This tool is fast and convenient compared to iTunes and iCloud. So, just give a try and experience your best.

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