"I want to factory restore my iPad mini 4 without passcode. Any help? Thanks!"
There is no big deal sometimes forgetting your password or id for an unused account. IDon’t worry! Some solutions can fix this issue. Follow these steps to reset your iPad without your access code.
3 Ways to Restore iPad without iCloud Passcode
1. How to Permanently Restore iPad without iCloud Password
The ultimate iMyFone iPhone Eraser Win or Mac allows you to restore iPad without iCloud passcode by permanently erasing the whole iPad, including the data and the settings. Erased data is 100% unrecoverable even if you use a special recovery tool. Or you can preview and select data to be permanently deleted.
To perform restore iPad without password, it provides Erase All Data to erase iPad in a moment. Unlike the normal factory reset which just hides the data, iMyFone completely overwrites the data and makes them gone forever. It’s necessary to use iMyFone when you plan to sell, give away or donate your iPhone/iPad/iPod.
Steps to Permanently Restore iPad without Passcode
Note: For restoring iPad without Passcode, firstly, you should make sure that "Find my iPhone" is turned off.
Step 1: Connect your iPad to a computer which has iMyFone iPhone Eraser installed.
Step 2: Select the Erase All Data mode and click on Erase.
Step 3: Select the security level, like High, and click on Erase Now to begin the restoring process.
Key Features of iMyFone iPhone Eraser
- Selectively erase iOS data with 0% recovery: messages, contacts, call history, photos & video, browsing data, etc.
- Show previously deleted files and permanently erase them without any chance of recovery.
- 100% wipe 3rd-party apps: WhatsApp, WeChat, Kik, Viber, and 10+ more.
- Secure private data when selling, recycling or donating your iPhone.
2. How to Restore iPad without Password using iTunes
Use this method only if you previously synced your iPad with iTunes. So make sure it is the right step for you before continuing.
If you have earlier synced your device with iTunes, you can quickly restore it.
Step 1: Connect your iPad to the computer with which it is synchronized.
Step 2: Open iTunes. If you are asked to enter a password, try another computer that you have synced your device with.
Step 3: Click on the device tab and tap Restore iPad.
Step 4: From the confirming box, tap Restore.
Step 5: From the iPad Software Update box, click Next.
Step 6: Then click Agree to accept the license terms and continue.
Wait patiently for iTunes downloading iOS and restoring your iPad.
3. How to Restore iPad without Passcode in Settings
This way only works when you have done an iCloud backup before. The Find My iPad should be disabled as well.
Step 1: Go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.
Step 2: When your iPad restarts, you’ll see the Hello screen and need to set up your iPad.
Step 3: When you are in the Set up page, tap Restore from iCloud Backup.
Step 4: Then choose the specific backup and wait for it to finish.