Effective Ways to Unlock iPhone iOS 12 Passcode

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One of the most frustrating things is when you are completely locked out of your iPhone. It is a little bit rare to lock yourself out, but it can still happen. Below is a list of Scenes when one might be in need to unlock iOS 12 passcode:

  • When you have forgotten your passcode and tried the wrong password several times, iPhone gets disabled.
  • When your Touch ID is not working due to a busted fingerprint scanner but you forgot passcode.
  • When someone else such as a friend or spouse, has unknowingly set a passcode on your device and promptly forgets or denies it.

Most iPhone users do not know how to solve this issue. Luckily this guide will help you unlock your iPhone iOS 12 passcode and get your device back to its normal condition. It also works for a disabled iPad and iPod Touch.

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Which Methods Should You Use?

When you have forgotten iPhone password or Touch ID not working, and your device is locked or disabled, the only way to unlock is to find a way to erase your device or restore it.

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Unlock iPhone iOS 12 Passcode Using iMyFone LockWiper

Whether you have an old iPhone 5 or SE, or a new iPhone XS or XR, iMyFone LockWiper is an amazing tool that will help you unlock your phone.

Step 1: Install and launch iMyFone LockWiper on your computer. Click “Start”. Then you can connect your iOS device to the computer.

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Step 2: Then you need to put your iPhone into DFU mode. Follow the guide on the interface to do that.

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Step 3: Once you have your device is in the DFU mode, you will be brought to the download interface. Just confirm your device model and click “Download” to continue.

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Step 5: You need to verify the downloaded firmware and it won’t take you too long.

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Step 6: When verifying firmware package successfully, click “Start Unlock” to begin. Please enter “000000” to double confirm unlocking, then click “Unlock”.

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Just wait in patience. When it finish, you can see the interface that says "Unlock Is Complete".

Therefore, iMyFone LockWiper is a great and hassle-free way to unlock your iPhone. Feel free to download it and have a try.

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Unlock iPhone iOS 12 Passcode with Synced iTunes

If you have ever synced your iPhone with iTunes previously, then you can use iTunes to restore your device and unlock iPhone passcode. To use iTunes users can follow these simple steps.

Step 1: Connect your device to the Mac or PC that you have synced your device with using a USB cable.

Step 2: Launch the iTunes, and if asked to enter your passcode or trust this computer, try another computer you have synced with or use iMyFone LockWiper instead.

Step 3: iTunes will sync your iPhone and make a backup.

Step 4: After that, click “Restore iPhone...” and confirm it.

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Step 5: When your iPhone comes to the Set-Up screen, tap "Restore from iTunes backup".

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Step 6: On your iTunes, select your iPhone and select the latest backup. Then, just wait for iPhone to finish the setup.

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Important Things of This Method: If your iPhone is running on iOS 11.4.1 or later, this way only works when USB Accessories is enabled. You can find this setting in "Settings > Face ID & Passcode/Touch ID & Passcode". In general it's disabled by default.

Unlock iPhone iOS 12 Passcode Remotely via iCloud

Apart from the above two ways, you can still use iCloud to unlock your iPhone without passcode.

But this way works only when these requirements are satisfied:

  • Your iPhone should be linked to an iCloud account and have "Find My iPhone" enabled.
  • Your must know the Apple ID and password of the iCloud account that your iPhone is linked to.
  • Your iPhone must have internet to ensure this remote erasure can be done.

If these requirements are well satisfied, follow these steps to operate it:

Step 1: On another mobile phone or on your computer, open a web browser and go to icloud.com.

Step 2: Log in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 3: On the next page, click on "Find iPhone".

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Step 4: You will see the map on the next page, click All Devices at the top and select the iPhone you want to unlock.

Step 5: Click "Erase iPhone" and confirm this operation. Your iPhone will be remotely erased and the passcde will be removed.

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These methods to unlock iPhone passcode is easy to follow. The most important thing is selecting the right way, or you will waste your time. In general, if you've synced your iPhone with iTunes, it's suggested to use iTunes. If not, using iMyFone LockWiper is the most recommended way because it works for any situation. Finally, choose iCloud method if your iPhone connect to internet and has "Find My iPhone" enabled.

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