There are lots of queries on the internet about how to unlock the iPhone passcode without a computer. Actually, it’s pretty straightforward process to unlock iPhone passcode by connecting it to the synced computer using iTunes. It becomes quite tricky to unlock iPhone passcode without using a computer. If you try the wrong passcode for more than 6 times you’ll get a “Device Disabled” message which certainly makes us panic. There are a number of third-party software in the market which claims that they can crack the iPhone passcode. However, There is just one good way to unlock an iPhone passcode even if you do not have access to the computer it is synced with and without using any third party software.
To remove the passcode on iPhone we have to first erase the data. If you do not have access to iTunes or if you’ve never used iTunes to sync your iPhone, then you must restore your iPhone or iPad using a recovery mode. Recovery mode erases the data on the device including the passcode. You can use any computer to restore your iPhone.
Follow the below instructions to unlock iPhone passcode if you do not have access to the computer it is synced with
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to any computer. You can go to a nearby Apple Authorized Service Provider or Apple Retail Store if you do not have a computer with you.
Step 2: Open iTunes.
Step 3: Now, you’ve to enter into the recovery mode by force restarting it.
For iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, Press the Volume Up button and quickly release it. In the same way, press the Volume Down button and quickly release it. Next, hold the Side button for a couple of seconds until you get a recovery-mode screen on your iPhone.
For iPhone 7 and 7 Plus: Press and hold the Volume Down and Side buttons simultaneously. Just keep holding both the buttons until there is a recovery-mode screen on your iPhone 7 or 7 Plus.
For iPhone 6s, 6, 5, or earlier: Press and hold the Side and Home buttons simultaneously. Just keep holding both the buttons until there is a recovery-mode screen on your iPhone.
Step 4: You’ll see a prompt with 2 options. One is Restore and the other is Update. Tap on Restore.
Step 5: Now, iTunes starts downloading the software on your iPhone. It usually exits recovery mode if the download takes more than 15 minutes. Whenever it exits the recovery money, you need to force restart your iPhone again using the above processes to enter the recovery mode again.
Unfortunately, you’ll lose all the data on your iPhone unless you have an iCloud backup. Resetting the iPhone erases all the data and previous settings on it. Though some third-party tools claim that they can unlock the iPhone without any data loss, they are way too costly and not efficiently worked in most of the cases. Anyways, we hope that our guide helped you to unlock your iPhone without using a computer.