How to Reset Your iPhone or iPad Password – Smartphones and apple phones have become an extension of our memories – it helps us to store things that we would have just noted or remembered. That is why our phones need to be well secured with a password.
The exact function of the iPhone or iPad depends on how the iPhone or iPad is configured when the password is forgotten. Thankfully it is possible to gain access to an iPhone or iPad if you’ve forgotten your password, though you’ll likely need your Apple ID at hand.
About iPhone or iPad Password
An iPhone or iPad password can either be a 4 or 6 digit number but not less than or more than that. Without an iPhone password, you’ll not be able to access you photos, music’s, videos, and other useful contents in your iPhone or iPad.
Forgetting or losing your iPhone or iPad password is a serious situation but not a disastrous one. In this article we’ll explain how to reset an iPhone or iPad password and also how to restore the iPhone data via iTunes.
Entered a Wrong iPhone or iPad Password?
If you get permanently locked out of your iPhone or iPad because you’ve forgotten your password or you entered a wrong iPhone or iPad password, you can use iTunes to restore your iPhone to it’s factory settings.
After restoring it, your data will be erased but you can restore your content and settings if you have a recent backup. If you backed up your iPhone or iPad, you can restore your data and settings after resetting your iPhone or iPad password.
Restore an iPhone or iPad Data via iTunes
If you have a recent backup on your computer too ng iTunes or iCloud, you can restore your iPad which erases the device along with your password and then you can replace the data from a backup. Here’s how to do so;
- Connect iPad or iPhone to your computer.
- Select iPad or iPhone in the iTunes side bar.
- Click the summary tab.
- Tap check for update, iTunes tells you if there’s a newer version of the iPad software available.
- Click restore and follow the guidelines to finish the restore process.
Reset an iPhone or iPad password
Forgotten your iPad or iPhone password, don’t panic – here’s how to reset your iPhone password if you forget it;
- Navigate to your iPhone settings.
- Scroll down until you find touch ID and password.
- Select either turn password on or change password.
- Tap change password.
- Enter the previous password.
- Enter the new password.
- Confirm the password.
- Click reset.
It is important you have your iCloud password at hand while resetting your iPhone or iPad password. No Apple staff will reset an iPad password for you without restoring the iPad or iPhone data.
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