Losing your iTunes password can be a tad bit inconveniencing; especially for resetting iPhone. Before you go about resetting your iPhone without iTunes password, you might want to consider the different options you have. There is the soft reset, and the factory reset.

Soft Reset
Factory Reset
Very quick and doesn’t take more than five minutes
A lot slower
Minimal risk involved
The risk level is minimal
It’s effortless to carry out
It’s a little bit tricky

An Effective Way to Reset iPhone without iTunes Password

This software iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac is handy when it comes to deleting unnecessary files from your iPhone or performing a complete reset. Umate Pro provides the user with various modules, each of which was designed to carry-out a particular function.

iMyFone Umate Pro iPhone Eraser

Key Features:

  • Completely Erase iOS Data - completely erases (selectively erase & erase all data) any iDevice connected to it and makes the erased files 100% unrecoverable.
  • Erase iPhone History - It also wipes out previously deleted iOS data on the phone.
  • Wipe Third-party Apps - It even removes third-party apps like; WeChat, Whatsapp, Viber, Kik, etc.
  • Fully compatible with iOS 11 and receive lots of positive reviews from macworld.co.uk, Makeuseof.com , Cultofmac.com etc.

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Steps to Reset iPhone without iTunes Password

Step 1. After you’ve downloaded the software to your PC, run it, and then connect your iOS device to the system with a USB cable.

Step 2. Click on the ‘Erase All Data’ tab, and then shortly afterward type ‘Delete’ in the next window, to confirm the process.

Umate Pro iphone data eraser

“Erase All” will not only reset your iPhone, but also permanently erase your iOS data. You’ll not be able to recovery the erased data, even using an data recovery tool.

Step 3. Select the security level that suits your particular need and click “Erase now” to completely reset your iPhone.

Ensure that you’ve backed up the necessary data before you proceed to use the software to wipe your iPhone.
Reset iPhone without iTunes Password

How to Reset iTunes Password

If you’ve tried every other possible means required to recover your password, and it still doesn’t work, then it’s time for you reset it, following these simple steps.

Step 1. When you log on to the iTunes Store, click on the “Forgot Apple ID or Password” bar
Step 2. Input your Apple ID in the space provided, and then click Next
Step 3. After you’ve entered your ID, you’ll have to choose between; Email Authentication or Answering security questions
Step 4. If you choose the first option, then you’ll receive a mail urging you to follow the link to reset your password. But if you choose the second option, make sure that you remember your answers to the security question you set while creating the account.
Step 5. And once you’ve acquired a new password; log in to iTunes to ensure that it works.

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How to Retrieve iTunes Library Data without Your Password

If you’ve forgotten your iTunes password and as a result of this, you cannot access your library data, the best thing to do would be to try to reset your password. You could either use the Email Authentication method or stick to answering security questions.

And if any of the above tips works, then you can turn to iMyFone TunesMate, this program can retrieve your iTune files without iTunes password. The file types can be extracted are: Music, Movies, Playlists, Audiobooks, Podcasts, iTunes U, TV Shows, Camera Roll, Photo Stream.

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 Retrieve iTunes Library Data without password

At last, you’re suggested to back up the data on another device or platform, so that you’d have easier access to it if you forget your password again.