How to Reset iPhone Passcode If Forgotten?

With the prevalence of Face ID and Touch ID on the new generation of iPhone models, we are less accustomed to enter a digital passcode frequently. That increases the chance of forgetting your digital passcode. When you restart your iPhone, you may get stuck in the screen lock interface which requires the digital passcode only. Worse, if you type in the wrong passcode with enough times, your iPhone will be locked permanently. But don't worry, this article will introduce you two ways about how to reset iPhone passcode if forgotten even when your iPhone is already disabled.

How to Reset iPhone Passcode If Forgotten? Using LockWiper (for All Situations)

If your iPhone has become permanently disabled, your only choice will be to reset it to its factory setting. iMyFone LockWiper as the most reliable iOS software has been tested by thousands of users with more than 99% success rate for unlocking screen passcode. Featuring the easy and user-friendly interface, it can reset your iPhone efficiently without crashes. The software is suitable for all iPhone states even when it is broken or frozen.

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Key features of iMyFone LockWiper:

  • Provide the easiest way to unlock your iPhone screen lock.
  • Remove your screen passcode instantly, and support all screen lock types including 4 or 6 digital password, Touch ID and Face ID.
  • It can unlock Screen Time and Restrictions passcode without data loss.
  • Remove Apple ID and iCloud account without having password in 5 minutes.
  • Available for all the iOS systems and iPhone XS (Max).

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How to reset iPhone passcode if forgotten by using iMyFone LockWiper:

Step 1. Go to "Unlock Screen Passcode" mode, and click "Start". Then connect your iPhone to your PC.

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Step 2. Click on the "Download", then the software will download the required firmware automatically.

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Step 3. Tap on the button of "Start to Extract".

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Step 4. Click on "Start Unlock". Then enter "000000" to double confirm on the pop-up screen.

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Step 5. The software will take a few minutes to reset your iPhone.

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How to Reset iPhone Passcode If Forgotten? Using iCloud (Conditional)

If you have synced your iPhone via iCloud, and have enabled Find My iPhone on your locked or disabled iPhone, you can reset your iPhone by using iCloud. The Find My iPhone feature enables you to reset your iPhone remotely. You can use this method if you cannot physically access your iPhone.

How to reset iPhone passcode if forgotten by using iCloud:

Step 1. Keep your iPhone always connect to the network (WiFi or Cellular).
Step 2. Go to www.icloud.com, then enter your iCloud account and its password to log in.

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Step 3. Click on "Find iPhone" feature.

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Step 4. Select your iPhone.
Step 5. Click on the "Erase iPhone" button.

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Note:
If you have never set up Find My iPhone feature, or your iPhone fails to connect to the network, you cannot use this method. Please refer to method 1 which can erase the device for all iPhone states.


iCloud is a convenient way to reset your iPhone if you have enabled Find My iPhone feature. While iMyFone LockWiper as an even more versatile software unlocks your iPhone passcode for all situations. It also features various unlocking tool, is a cost-efficient application for iOS users. You can choose what works for you according to your situation.