How to Reset/Unlock iPhone 8 Lock Screen

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Many iPhone 8 users have changed or removed their iPhone lock screen settings multiple times in order to fix iPhone lock-screen issues and problems, but this seems like a short-time fix. You may have applied other troubleshooting techniques to solve iPhone 8 lock screen problems to no avail.

How then can you troubleshoot an iPhone 8 to solve iPhone lock-screen issues and problems? The solution to this question has been outlined in the paragraphs of this article. Follow us to gain the tips fixing iPhone 8/8 Plus/X lock screen issues.

1How to Change iPhone 8 Auto-Lock Time

If you’re not comfortable that your iPhone lock screen is appearing immediately when you drop your iPhone, then changing the auto-lock time can be a good way to gain more time before your iPhone lock screen appears.
Your lock screen is expected to appear after 2 minutes, but if that time is not enough, you can increase it to 3, 4, or 5 minutes by following these steps:

Step 1: Launch your iPhone Settings from the iOS Home screen.
Step 2: Click “Display & Brightness > Auto-Lock”, and tap on the timing you prefer:

  • 30 Seconds
  • 1 Minute
  • 2 Minutes
  • 3 Minutes
  • 4 Minutes
  • 5 Minutes
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    Step 3: After selecting the appropriate auto-lock time, click on your Home button to go back.

    2How to Remove iPhone Lock Screen via iOS Settings

    If you are no longer interested in using iPhone lock on your iPhone 8, then you can easily remove it via iOS settings. This would help you to avoid incessant iPhone lock-screen issues and problems.

    Step 1: Launch your iPhone Settings from the iOS Home screen.
    Step 2: Click “Display & Brightness > Auto-Lock”, and tap on “Never” from the timing below:

  • 30 Seconds
  • 1 Minute
  • 2 Minutes
  • 3 Minutes
  • 4 Minutes
  • 5 Minutes
  • Never
    Step 3: After selecting “Never”, click on your Home button to leave the page.

    3 How to Unlock iPhone 8 Lock Screen If You Forgot Passcode

    1. Unlock iPhone 8 Lock Screen via LockWiper

    The iOS 11 lock-screen is one of the new features of iOS 11 update that’s giving iPhone users some serious concern. The solutions we’ve shared above is to help you set up your iPhone lock screen. If you’re locked out of your iPhone without remembering your passcode, what then will you do to unlock your iPhone?

    iMyFone LockWiper is the perfect solution to unlock iPhone 8 if you forgot your passcode. Hence, if you are not getting the desired result with iTunes or iCloud in unlocking your iPhone, you’ll have to use this tool to unlock your disabled device.

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    Main Features of iMyFone LockWiper:

    • With iMyFone LockWiper, you can remove iPhone lock screen or open a disable iPhone.
    • iMyFone LockWiper supports all kinds of iPhone both locked, broken screened and disabled iPhones.
    • LockWiper is compatible with the latest models of iPhone and latest versions of iOS (i.e. iOS 11).
    • LockWiper offer you user guide and instructions to help you unlock your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with no hassle.

    Steps to Unlock iPhone using iMyFone LockWiper:
    Step 1: Download and install iMyFone LockWiper on your computer. Launch it and click the “Start” button on the Home interface of LockWiper.

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    Step 2: Connect your iPhone 8 to your PC using your lightning cable.

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    Step 3: You’ll have to put your iPhone in DFU mode:

  • Power off your iPhone.
  • Press and hold the Volume Down button and the Power button together for 10 seconds.
  • Release the Power button but continue holding the Volume Down button until your iPhone is in DFU mode.

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    Step 4: LockWiper will display your device information describing your iOS version and iDevice model. If the information displayed matches your iPhone 8, you can click the “Download” tab to download the firmware for your device.

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    Step 5: Once the firmware is downloaded, click “Start to Verify”.

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    Step 6: After that, click “Start Unlock” to start unlocking your iPhone 8.

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    Step 7: You can enter the displayed code "000000" and then click on "Unlock" button.

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    Step 8: In few minutes, your iPhone 8 will be unlocked.

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    2. Unlock iPhone 8 Lock Screen via iCloud

    Removing iPhone lock screen from iPhone 8 can be done through Find My iPhone” but you must have enabled this feature on your iPhone. To unlock a locked or disabled iPhone via Find My iPhone, go to https://www.iCloud.com on another device or PC and log in your Apple ID and password, and then follow these steps:

    1. Click “Find My iPhone > All Devices”.
    2. Choose the device you want to erase the passcode from and click “Erase iPhone”. After this, all your settings and passcode will be erased.
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    3. Unlock iPhone 8 Lock Screen via iTunes

    If you forgot the passcode to your iPhone 8, you can unlock your iPhone through these steps:

    1. Connect your iPhone to the PC that you usually sync iPhone with. Launch iTunes and wait for it to sync your device and make a backup.
    2. On your device section, Click “Restore iPhone”.
    3. Choose a recent backup from iTunes to restore your iPhone with.
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