You may look for ways on how to reset your iPhone without losing anything. In fact, there is no any ways that can reset iPhone without losing all the data directly. Many people, however, avoid resetting their phones because they are worried about losing all of their data. However, today we'll show you how to reset your iPhone without losing anything.

It’s the easiest way here to reset your iPhone without losing anything. All you need to do is following the 1-2-3 process and the instructions, and then everything will be done without any hassle.

Step 1. Prepare Your iPhone: Make A Backup First

This is the first step to reset your iPhone without losing anything. To prepare your iPhone well is to back up all the data of your iPhone to iTunes first. If you have already backed up your iPhone to iTunes or to iCloud, then you can just jump to the second process – Reset Your iPhone. Or you can back up your iPhone first using iTunes or iCloud.

Here's how to make backup with iTunes:

  1. Connect your iPhone to your computer and open iTunes.
  2. Click on the Device icon next to the category drop-down menu on the left side of the iTunes window.
  3. Select This Computer under Automatically Back up.
  4. You can create a password to protect your encrypted backups.
  5. Click Done when you are finished.

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Note: You can also make your backup through iCloud, depending on your preference.

Step 2. Reset Your iPhone without Losing Anything

1 Via Resetting Tool - Safe and Fast

If you need to reset your iPhone without losing anything, iMyFone LockWiper is a great option for resetting your phone. With iMyFone Lockwiper you can reset your iPhone, even if it is locked or if you have forgotten your password. It can help you perform a complete reset on your iPhone, which means that it will update your iOS version to the latest one and you can have a brand new start of your iPhone.

Features of iMyFone LockWiper:

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Key Features:

  • It can help you quickly reset your iPhone even without screen lock passcode.
  • It can reset all locked, broken screen and disabled iPhone in just few steps.
  • It can also reset 4-digit/6-digit passcode, Face ID and Touch ID.
  • It is totally compatible with all iOS versions and devices (including iOS 13 and iPhone 11).
  • It can reset iCloud account when you forgot your password.
  • It can help you remove the old Apple ID so that you can use a new one.

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Here's how to use LockWiper to reset your iPhone:

Step 1: Download LockWiper on your computer and launch it then click Start.

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Step 2: Connect your iPhone to the program and click Next.

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Step 3: Click "Download" and download firmware. Then verify the firmware.

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Step 4: Click "Start Unlock".

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Step 5: Type "000000" into the box to confirm your decision.

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Step 6: Wait for process to complete.

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2 Via iTunes

You can also use iTunes to help you reset your iPhone.

  • Connect your iPhone to iTunes first using a cable.
  • Open iTunes. Select the Device tab on the above of the iTunes.
  • Go to Summary and click “Restore iPhone”.
  • Click “Restore” and it will help you reset your iPhone to its factory settings. Then you can get your data back from your backups.

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3 Via iCloud - Have Find My iPhone Turned on

If you have turned on the Fine My iPhone feature on your iPhone, you can use it to help you reset your iPhone.

  • Log in to iCloud on the web or download the Find My iPhone app.
  •  Log in with your iCloud username and password.
  • Choose “All Devices” and find the device you would like to reset.
  • Click “Erase iPhone” and wait for the process to complete.
  • Now you can reset your iPhone or get your data from backups.

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4 Via Siri - For Versions Below 10.1

You can also use Siri to reset iPhone without losing data. However, this method has been observed to work on devices running on iOS versions 8.0 to 10.1.

  • Hold the Home button on your iPhone to activate Siri.
  • Ask “What is the time, Siri?”. You will see the Clock on the screen. Tap on it and then tap on “This will open World Clock” option shown on the “+” icon. Now type the name of any city in the search city section and tap on “Select All”.
  • Next, tap on Share > Message. On the next screen, type anything in “To” field and then tap on the “Return” button. After that, tap on the “+” icon.
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  • Click “Erase iPhone” and wait for the process to complete.
  • Now you can reset your iPhone or get your data from backups.

Step 3. Get Your Data back to Your iPhone

Here’s the last step on how to reset your iPhone without losing anything:

Step 1: Open iTunes on the device that you originally synced your phone with.

Step 2: Connect your device and select your phone.

Step 3: Select "Restore backup" in iTunes and choose the most relevant backup date.

Step 4: Then select “Create New Contact” and tap on “Add Photo > Choose Photo”.

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Step 5: Once the photo library is opened. Tap on the Home button and you will see the home screen of the device. Now you will be able to use the device and access its contents without providing any passcode.

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Note: If you have backups on iCloud, then Choose Restore backup from iCloud after resetting.


In conclusion, there is no official or direct way to reset iPhone passcode without losing data. However, with the help of a third-party tool like iMyFone LockWiper and performing some additional steps, you can reset iPhone passcode and get your lost data back. You will simply need to backup your iPhone via iTunes, reset iPhone passcode via iMyFone LockWiper unlock tool, and then restore your backup. Although you can use iTunes, iCloud and Siri to reset iPhone passcode without losing data, these methods have some restrictions. So, LockWiper is the best tool to berecommended.

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