Using iPhone passcode feature is an important way to keep your personal data save. But how if you forget it? Your phone will be automatically disabled if you enter the wrong passcode for six times. But, you do not need to worry. Follow these steps to get the access your Iphone.
First Solution: Erase your iPhone touch
You may not like it, but it is the best and only way to fix the problem. You can set up your phone again by erasing all the data from your iPhone. You may think that it is so extreme, but for security, it makes sense. How if your iPhone was stolen? You do not want it will be easy to bypass the passcode and access your data, right?
It will not really a problem if you have a recent backup of your phone. So from now on, back up you phone regularly. If something happen to your iPhone, it will be easy to save your data. If you do not have the backup, you will lost anything you added to your phone between your last synced with iCloud or iTunes and your last restore.
3 Methods to fix a forgotten iPhone Pass code
Three methods to erase the data of your iPhone, to remove the passcode and to start fresh are iTunes, iCloud and Recovery Mode.
You have to sync it regularly with a computer nearby if you have physical access to your phone. It may be the easiest option for you.
You can use iCloud to erase all your data if only you have enabled Find My IPhone. So, you can use this methods if you sync your phone with iCloud (not iTunes) and you have no access to your iPhone.
You have to choose this methods if yo have never synced your iPhone with iCloud or iTunes. You may not be able to get you data back and lost anything using this method. But, you can still use your phone again.
After you Erase Your iPhone
After doing one of the methods above, you will end up with a ‘new’ iPhone. You will see you phone in the state it was when you first took it out from the box. You have three options for you next step.
- Setting up iPhone from scratch. This is the best option for you if you want to start complately fress with your iPhone. Perhaps you do not want to restore any data or you have any data to restore.
- Restoring from backup. You can use this option if you have a backup of your data in iCloud or iTunes. You can put your data back using this option.
- Redownloading content. You can redownloaf anything you have bought from iTunes, App or iBook Store even you do not have a backup.
The Passcode of iPhone is relatively strong is good for your security. So, you have to be sure that you remember your passcode. If you lost your passcode now, don’t make it stop you to use it again in the future. That is so essential. You only should make sure that you use easier passcode for you so it you will have no difficulty to remember.