Is it possible to factory reset a locked iPhone?
Many people fancy protecting their iPhone data with a strong passcode. This passcode is often requested when you power on your phone or when you want to access other apps on your iPhone. Furthermore, this passcode is also requested when you want to factory reset your iPhone. Therefore, if you don't remember the passcode of your iPhone it might be a little bit difficult to reset it. But do not worry there is a way out. In a section of this article we will show you to reset a disabled or locked phone after looking at how to factory reset iPhone that has no passcode.

Part 1: How to Reset Disabled iPhone Using iSkysoft Toolbox - Unlock (iOS)

Reset Disabled iPhone

As if that is not enough we also have another best way that you can reset a locked iPhone that you need to know. For this method you will have to install a third party known as iSkysoft Toolbox - Unlock (iOS). With this software you are 100% guaranteed that you will reset your iPhone without losing a KB of data.

Why Choose This Software to Reset Disabled iPhone:

  • iSkysoft Toolbox - Unlock (iOS) removes passcode on your disabled iPhone/iPad with its "Unlock" feature.
  • It removes 4-digit / 6-digit passcode, Touch ID & Face ID on iPhone/iPad.
  • It is compatible with iPhone X, iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7 (Plus), iPhone SE, iPhone 6s (Plus), iPhone 6 (Plus), iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPad mini, iPad Pro, iPod touch or any iOS device.

How to Reset Disabled iPhone with "Unlock" Feature

To wind up this article, let us now see how to factory reset locked iPhone using iSkysoft Toolbox - Unlock (iOS). Download this software to your computer and install it well. From there, you can open it and then follow this guide.

Step 1: Choose "Unlock"

On the home window, click on "Unlock" menu. Next connect the locked iPhone to the computer and then click on "Start" button on the next window.

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Step 2: Enter Download Mode

Before starting, you need to put your device into DFU Mode. Follow the corresponding instructions according to the model of your device.

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Step 3: Download Firmware

iSkysoft Toolbox - Unlock (iOS) software will then display an iOS firmware that is compatible with your iPhone. You work is just to click "Download" and wait for the firmware to be downloaded.

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Step 4: Fix Your iPhone

Once the firmware is downloaded, the program will begin to unlock your iPhone. The process only takes a few minutes. Once it is completed the program will notify you.

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That is how simple and secure you can reset your iPhone or any iOS device without incurring any data loss. Download this software and use it to fix irresponsive iDevice or use it to restore lost data. And you can learn more about how to reset a locked iPhone on this page.

Part 2: How to Factory Reset Disabled or Locked iPhone Without Passcode

To reset a locked or disabled iPhone is possible when you know exactly how to do it. If you are clueless then you need to have your computer with you with the latest iTunes version. You will notice that if you connect your iPhone with the computer it will ask you to trust the device or enter passcode. To bypass this then you have to enter your iPhone to recovery mode. Without further ado let us now see how to factory reset a locked or disabled iPhone.

Step 1. Launch iTunes on your computer. To check if it is the latest version click on iTunes next to Apple logo and click on "About iTunes" or "Check for Updates" then install.

Step 2. Connect your disabled or locked phone to the computer using USB cable.

Step 3. Next you need to set your iPhone to recovery mode. Now press on the Sleep/Wake button and then Home button of your iPhone at once and do not stop when you see Apple logo. Continue until you see the iTunes and USB logo on your iPhone screen is when you can release the buttons.

Step 4. Now turn to your computer and click you will see a notification once the iTunes detects an iPhone in recovery mode.

Step 5. Confirm the action by clicking on "Restore" button. If you had not done a backup of files you can opt for "Update" option.

Step 6. Wait as iTunes restores you iPhone. If the restoration process fails you can wait for 15 minutes before repeating the process. If it is successful you phone will restart and you will see "Set up" device on iPhone screen.

Congratulations! You have now factory reset a disabled or locked iPhone. Next time you want to reset it or your friends gets locked you now know how to solve it.

Part 3: How to Factory Reset iPhone Without iTunes

Before we look at how to factory reset disabled locked phone without iTunes, let us first see alternative way to reset any iPhone that you have a passcode without iTunes. For this case, you will have to use the settings on your iPhone. With this method you will lose data on your iPhone. Therefore you need to backup data on iTunes or iCloud before resetting it. If you are still confused on how to do it just follow these simplified steps.

Step 1. Search for the "Settings" app on your iPhone and launch it.

Step 2. On the settings menu tap on "General" icon.

Step 3. The general icon will give you a number of options. Scroll down until you find "Reset" button and then tap on it.

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Step 4. Under "Reset" you will see a number of reset of options. To factory reset click on "Erase all Content and Settings".

Step 5. Next you need to confirm that you want to erase your iPhone. Confirm by clicking on "Erase iPhone".

Perfect! Your iPhone will be reset within a few minutes. Be patient until the process is complete. And if you want to learn more about how to factory reset iPhone from iTunes, please check here.

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