For different reasons, you may be looking for mans to restore your iPhone without Apple ID or maybe reset your password. This may be because you have forgotten your Apple ID or you want to carry out an Apple password reset. Whatever the case, be rest assured that after reading this article you will be able to tackle solve this problem without losing a sweat.
- Method 1: How to Restore iPhone without Apple ID (Recovery Mode)
- Method 2: How to Permanently Restore iPhone to Factory Default
- Method 3: 2 Useful Tips to Reset iPhone Apple ID and Password
How to Restore iPhone without Apple ID (Recovery Mode)
You can consider using this method if you have never synchronized your iPhone with iTunes or you have not activated Find My iPhone option on your iDevice, all you have to do is to put your iPhone in Recovery Mode. Just follow the steps below:
Step 1: Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to PC
Step 2: On your PC, start iTunes and switched off your iPhone.
Step 3: Press the Sleep button and Home button at the same time until the USB cable icon and iTunes icon appears.
Step 4: iTunes will detect your device in Recovery Mode and will ask you to accept. Once this appears, tap on the Restore button and let the process come to an end. After some minutes, all data on your iPhone will be completely erased, and your Apple ID reset.
How to Permanently Restore iPhone to Factory Default
Normal restore iPhone is not a good way as all the iPhone data is just hidden by iOS. That means data is still recoverable even after iPhone being restoring. If you don’t want any private data in danger of privacy leak, you should completely overwrite the data deeply from device drive. iOS cannot do this job, but iMyFone iPhone Eraser for Win or for Mac can.
This is a data erasing tool whose Erase All Data feature enables you to permanently erase your iPhone to factory settings and also remove the iCloud password from iPhone. More importantly, all the data is 100% unrecoverable after erasing. It also provides 3 other erasing modes for you to selectively restore iPhone data.
Steps to Permanently Restore iPhone Data
Note: Firstly, make sure that the "Find My iPhone" is turned off on your iPhone.
Step 1: On your PC, install and launch iMyFone Eraser and plug in your iPhone using a USB cable.
Step 2: Press the Erase All Data tab and tap Erase.
Step 3: Choose your preferred security level, and type Delete into the box for confirmation, then tap Erase Now.
Key Features of iMyFone Eraser
- Reset iPhone to secure data especially when recycling, selling or donating your iDevice.
- Selectively wipe contacts, photos & videos, private messages, call logs, WhatsApp, and so on.
- Manually erase all files you had permanently deleted, thus deleted data cannot be recovered.
- Thoroughly clear incomplete fragments and traces left by third-party apps to prevent privacy leak.
- Free trial to completely erase all junk, cached data, and temporary files from iPhone to free space and increase your iPhone response.
Securely Wipe Your Personal Data from an iOS Device
Unless you like your privacy being invaded, then secure erasure is an absolute must. To stop the identity thieves stealing your data from your smartphone, you need to be able to pack a powerful punch. That punch can be delivered using iMyFone Umate Pro. -- MacWorld
2 Useful Tips to Reset iPhone Apple ID and Password
1 How to Find Back Apple ID If You Forgot
Peradventure you could not remember your password, or you have forgotten your Apple ID, then the steps below will guide you on how to recover it.
Step 2: Tap Forgot Apple ID or password?
Step 3: When you see “If you forgot your Apple ID, you can look it up”, tap look it up.
Step 4: Input your first name, last name and email address (this can be any email you have previously used with Apple) then solve the captcha.
Step 5: Tap Continue.
Step 6: You will receive an email containing your ID or further instructions from Apple.
2 How to Reset Apple ID Password
Have you forgotten your Apple ID password and you want to recover it? If you don’t know how it’s simple, the steps below will guide you.
Step 2: Tap Forgot Apple ID or password?
Step 3: Input your Apple ID.
Step 4: Type the verification code. Tap Continue.
Step 5: Check I need to reset my password and hit Continue.
Step 6: You can choose to Get an email or Answer security questions. And hit Continue.
- If you choose Get an email, you will get an email to change the password.
- If you choose Answer security questions, you should answer the questions and have access to change the password.