How to Unlock your iphone If you forgot the passcode?

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If you forgot your iPhone passcode and enter a wrong passcode repeatedly then your device will be disabled. Yes, your iPhone will disable after so many unsuccessful attempts. You will get the message as your device is disabled. If you can’t remember your lost passcode then you need to erase your iPhone. But, it will delete all your data like photos, video, messages, music, settings, including passcode if you have not to back up your iPhone.

If you backed up your iPhone before forgot your passcode then you can restore all your previous data. If you never backed up your iPhone you are unable to save the data. You can reset the passcode without losing your iPhone data if you have backed up. If you forgot your iPhone passcode then you have to restore your iPhone. But, if you restore your iPhone you will lose all your data, pics, videos, apps, settings. If you follow the below steps you can backup your iPhone data, before restoring it.

How to backup your iPhone before restoring it.

How to Unlock your iphone If you forgot the passcode?

If you have before backed up your iPhone with a mac or computer, still you can backup recent additions to your iPhone. For this, you have to connect it to the same computer before you have used it without entering your iPhone passcode. After this process, you will get backed up your iPhone. Then after, you need to restore your iPhone and have a backup copied on to your iPhone with iTunes.

If you can’t remember your forgotten iPhone passcode, follow the below steps to remove your passcode. Also, read how to track a mobile location easily.

Remove the passcode on your iPhone 8, iphone8 plus, iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 plus, iPhone X or later, iPhone 6S and earlier, iPhone SE (second generation)

If you want to remove the iPhone passcode you should follow the below steps.

  1. Firstly, you have to check that your iPhone is not connected to your computer.
  2. Then you have to press and hold the side button and any one of the volume buttons until the power off.
  3. After that, you need to connect your iPhone to your computer while you holding the side button.
  4. Continue holding the side button until you notice the recovery mode.
  5.  Then, You can remove the passcode if you backup your iPhone.
  6. After removing your passcode, you can restore your data and settings.


If you forgot your iPhone passcode and can’t remember it even after a long time, most people will decide to go for the iPhone service centers but sometimes you may lose your entire data. But, it’s a risky job to go to the service centers every time when you forgot the passcode.

So, if you follow the above-mentioned steps carefully when you forgot your passcode. You can recover your passcode without losing your iPhone data if have backed up your iPhone. So, don’t forget to backup your iPhone every time otherwise you will lose your whole iPhone data. I hope, this guide will help every time when you forgot your iPhone passcode to recover it without losing your data. So, keep backup your iPhone.

Written by Roja Gumpula

She is a passionate writer, technology lover, plays chess, innovative, like to express her views via her blogs. She had contributed numerous articles to the Internet since 2017. Have questions? contact:

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