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iPad is Disabled, How to Unlock It without Passcode

"I just want to ask help on how to unlock my disabled iPad mini? I forgot the passcode that's why my iPad is disabled connect to iTunes. When I remembered my passcode it's too late, because it's already disabled. So! What should I do in order to unlock my iPad?"

Do you have such kind of experience that your iPad's disabled by naughty child who entered the wrong passcode too many times? If you enter the incorrect password over five times, iOS system will think someone is trying to break into your iPad and will disable it. Here are a few tips to help you unlock disabled iPad without password/iTunes.

Way 1: Bypass Disabled iPad Password without iTunes (Any iPads)

iPad disabled cannot connect to iTunes? The best and easiest way to do this is using Tenorshare 4uKey—an iOS unlocker tool which helps you unlock your New iPad or iPad Pro/Air 2/Air or New iPad without passcode. No matter what kind of password you set, it's capable of removing forgotten iOS password including Touch ID and Face ID in minutes.

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  • 1. Launch it and connect your iPad to PC via USB.
  • 2. Once 4uKey recognizes your device, you can click "Start" to remove iPad passcode.
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  • 3. Before unlocking iPad passcode, please download the latest iOS firmware package online.
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  • 4. When the firmware is downloaded, you can click "Unlock Now" to start restoring your iPad.
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  • 5. The whole process takes several minutes. Please keep your device connected.
  • 6. When iPad passcode has been removed successfully, you can set up your iPhone as new. If you have a previous iTunes/iCloud backup, you can restore iPhone from backup.

Way 2: Remove iPad Passcode From Previous Backup with iTunes (Synced iPads)

When your iPad is disabled, you can try to restore it with the iTunes you ever synced with. This will erase the device and its passcode.

  • 1. Connect your iPad to the computer you synced with.
  • 2. Launch iTunes. Wait for iTunes to sync your device and do a backup.
  • 3. After the sync and backup have finished, click Restore.
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  • 4. When you reach the Set Up screen on your iPad, tap Restore from iTunes backup.
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  • 5. Select your iPad in iTunes. Pick the most relevant backup to restore.

Way 3: Restore iPad Using iTunes Recovery Mode (Never-Synced iPads)

If you've never synced iPad with iTunes on your computer, you could only use recovery mode to erase your device. If you don't have an iCloud backup, you'll lose all the data in this way.

  • 1: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the red slider appears, then slide the slider. Wait for the device to shut down.
  • 2: While pressing and holding the Home button, reconnect the lightning cable to your iPad. It should turn on automatically.
  • 3: After you see the Connect to iTunes screen, you can release the Home button.
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  • 4: iTunes will alert you that it has detected a device in recovery mode. Click "OK" and then retrieve the device.
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  • 5: Set up your device following the prompts of the Setup Assistant.

Note: If you used iCloud for backup, tap "Restore" from a Backup, then sign in iCloud. Proceed to "Choose backup", then choose from a list of available backups in iCloud.

Way 4: Try Find My iPhone to Unlock iPad without Computer (WiFi-Connected iPads)

If your "Find my iPhone" is turned on, you can use "Remote Wipe" to erase your iPad.

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Alternately, you are able to erase the passcode by logging in your iCloud account and restoring your backup.

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Hope these tips provided in this post would be helpful. If you have any other questions related to disabled iPad fix, please contact us at any time.

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