You Can Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch in iOS 15
Continuously wearing a mask due to the pandemic makes the situation difficult for Face ID users as it doesn't work while covering half of their face. But now, with the launch of iOS 14.5, you will have the option to unlock your iPhone just like Mac, and you can automatically unlock your iPhone while wearing your mask with the help of your Apple watch.
- Part 1. How Does Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch Work
- Part 2. How to unlock iPhone without Knowing the Password
Part 1. How Does Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch Work
It does mean now you don't need to take off your mask in order to unlock your iPhone once you enable this feature. For this, you will be required to have an iPhone running on iOS 14.5 and an Apple Watch with a running iOS 7.4.
Here are the steps you will have to follow to unlock your iPhone with Apple Watch.
Launch Settings app on iPhone, navigate to Face ID & Passcode.
- After that, you will be asked to put your iPhone's Passcode.
Scroll down and choose the "Unlock with Apple Watch" and then press the switch ON option next to Apple Watch.
This is all that you need to do for unlocking iPhone by using Apple Watch; for this, you’ve to be wearing your Apple Watch on your wrist and unlocked along with protected by a passcode.
Once you try to open your iPhone with your Apple Watch's help, you will be required to enter the passcode. This will be asked from you for the first time. After that, at every unlock, you will receive notification feedback on your wrist. Furthermore, you will need to repeat the process once you turn off your Apple Watch, that's all.
Part 2. How to unlock iPhone without Knowing the Password
There are many ways to unlock your iPhone once you forget your password; we are going to tell you two ways to unlock it if you have forgotten your passcode. One of the methods is easy while others are difficult, so let's start with an easy one.
2.1 A Quick Method to Remove Passcode from iPhone (Easy)
Have you forgot your passcode or locked out of your iPhone? As the iPhone becomes disabled after putting several wrong passwords. Tenorshare 4uKey is such an amazing tool that is specially designed to unlock the iPhone screen easily. Whether it’s an alphanumeric passcode, 6 digit passcode, 5 digit passcode, custom numeric code, Touch ID or Face ID info, this Tenorshare 4uKey has the ability to remove it in few minutes.
Download and after that install 4uKey on your PC or Mac once you launch the software and directly click "Start" to get begin with.
Connect iPhone to the PC, and the software will detect device automatically. Hit on the "Start" button from the main menu.
Now you will be required to download latest firmware package. Select a save path and click "Download" to proceed.
As soon as the firmware is downloaded to a PC, you could hit "Start to Remove" option to remove the iPhone passcode.
Once your iPhone passcode has been removed successfully, you create your iPhone as new, including Touch ID, passcode, and Face ID settings. If you have a prior iCloud/ iTunes backup, you will restore the iPhone from backup.
Watch Video: How to Unlock iPhone Screen with Tenorshare 4ukey
2.2 iTunes Method to Unlock iPhone without Password (Complex)
iTunes is a good backup tool for Apple users. You are such luck if you have synced iPhone to iTunes; you can unlock the iPhone passcode using iTunes, just click "Restore iPhone" on Summary,
If iTunes couldn't sync your iPhone, then you need to put your iPhone into recovery mode firstly. let’s dive in and look at the detailed steps.
- Take USB cable, connect iPhone to computer using the cable and after that launch iTunes on the computer.
- Turn off iPhone, and after that press Power and Home button simultaneously for 10 seconds.
- After that, you need to release the Power button and keep holding the Home button for few seconds.
- You need to release the Home button when you see the iTunes logo on your iPhone.
From iTunes, hit on your device, press the "Restore iPhone" button.
After few minutes, you’ve unlocked iPhone password; you could set up your iPad or iPhone. Because you delete all the data iPhone, you could restore iPhone from the iTunes now.
People Also Ask
1. Does iPhone Face ID work with eyes closed?
Yes, of course, you will have to edit your settings under Face ID & Passcode "Require Attention for Face ID," You should be able to unlock with your eyes closed. I just did before I worked on this answer.
2. How to Unlock Apple Watch using iPhone
- Go to Settings application on Apple Watch.
- Hit on, Passcode, after that turn on Unlock with iPhone.
- Alternatively, on Watch App for iPhone, hit My Watch then tap on Passcode, after that turn on Unlock with iPhone.