3 Proven Ways to Unlock iPhone with Broken Screen (Video Tutorial)

by Sophie Green   Updated on 2020-09-22 / Update for  Unlock iPhone

iPhone screen broken how to unlock passcode? It happens to a few of the iPhone users, the screen gets broken and they are unable to get into the device by entering the passcode.

So, basically, you have no idea how to unlock iPhone with broken screen. Quite frankly, it is really difficult to unlock an iPhone with a broken screen but there are ways to do it. Both conventional and unconventional methods are discussed below; just go through them carefully to get the device fixed.

Way 1. The Easiest Method to Unlock iPhone with Broken Screen

If your device is suffering from broken or unresponsive screen and you have no idea on how to unlock iPhone if screen is broken then you can use a third-party software iPhone Screen Unlocker - Tenorshare 4uKey to unlock that iPhone. It doesn't require the iPhone or sends any prompts to your iPhone. Here are the detailed steps to use 4uKey:

  • You need to download and install 4uKey on your computer. Then, run the program on your computer.
  • After that, connect your broken iPhone to the computer via a USB cable.
  • 4uKey will detect the device automatically. Now tap "Start".

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  • Now, get the latest firmware package, choose a location and then click "Download".

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  • After the firmware is downloaded, hit "Unlock Now" to unlock the device.

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The lock removal procedure takes several minutes but after that, you will be able to access the locked device.

Way 2. Utilize 'Find My iPhone' to Unlock iPhone with Broken Screen

"Find My iPhone" enables you to unlock iPhone remotely, you don't need to have any operation on your iPhone. The limitation of this method is that you have to turn on "Find my iPhone" option on your iPhone. Here's how to do.

  • Visit icloud.com on computer or another iPhone.
  • Log into the account.
  • Find the "Find iPhone" option and enter, then select your iPhone from the list of "All Devices".
  • Click the "Erase iPhone" option and then it will erase your iPhone with broken screen.

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Way 3. Using iTunes to Unlock iPhone Broken Screen

Another free method is using iTune to restore your iPhone with broken screen. But this method only works when it detects your iPhone automatically if you have ever synced it to the computer and trust this computer.

  • Launch the iTunes and connect your iPhone to the computer. (Please make sure that you install the latest version of iTunes.)
  • After iTunes recognized your iPhone, click the device icon on the left side and then go to the "Summary".
  • Click the "Restore iPhone" button then confirm it again. When the process is completed, the screen lock will be removed.

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Why It Is Hard to Unlock iPhone with Broken Screen

There are many iPhone users in the world who have experienced issues with the display and for them; it is a very difficult situation. Actually, it does not matter how hard they try, the device won't respond to them. It becomes a major problem when the main display goes out! They can't access anything on their devices because they can't even unlock their own phone. As it is a hardware issue, it tends to be a very hard and frustrating situation.

But for some people, it can be an easy fix. Most of the times the issue occurs to repaired iPhones. Even though they were repaired from the Support Centres, still they might have problems. 

You can even face several issues if you try to unlock the device with official apps like iTunes or iCloud. These technical issues are mainly due to the limitations of these respective apps. The limitations of both these apps are detailed here below:

Conclusion

After reading this article, you will learn 3 ways about how to unlock iPhone with broken screen. The effective software Tenorshare 4uKey will be very helpful to those who can't access their iPhone because of broken screen. Highly recommended!

  Updated on 2020-09-22 / Update for  Unlock iPhone

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