Since the release of the latest version of iOS for iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, everyone is trying to update their old iOS version to 13 and 14. The problem is that a huge amount of users are reporting their iPhone locked up after update.

This lock consists of a screen that requires a 4-6 digits password to use the phone. If you鈥檙e one of these victims you鈥檙e probably very concerned as you may have never even had a 6 digits password. So, you鈥檝e probably gotten here looking for help to remove this iPhone lock after update.

Well, the good news is that you鈥檝e found the right place as we鈥檒l present you three different methods for unlocking your iPhone with and without the passcode.

1 iPhone Locked after Update? Unlock iPhone without iTunes

iMyFone LockWiper iPhone Unlock is a new tool specially designed to unlock your iPhone locked after update. With a set of features that will turn this apparently unsolvable problem into a tiny issue. It can help you unlock the screen lock easily and also can help you remove Apple ID if you are locked by it without password.

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You鈥檒l easily unlock any iDevice from any kind of locking problem, with iMyFone LockWiper:

  • Its one-touch feature allows you to remove any password lock or iPhone Screen Lock from any iDevice.
  • Screen locks are not the only kind of issue this tool can solve for you; it also supports disabled screens, broken iOS screens, and others.
  • The software can unlock all kinds of locks: 4 digit passcode, 6 digit passcode, face & Touch ID.
  • It can also unlock Apple ID lock on activated iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
  • Compatible with all the latest iOS version (iOS 13, iOS 14) and the latest models.
  • Tests have proven that iMyFone LockWiper has a really high success rate with iPhone locked after update.

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Steps to Unlock iPhone with iMyFone LockWiper

Step 1: Open LockWiper and select "Unlock Screen Passcode" then click "Start" to proceed.

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Step 2: Connect your iDevice to the computer.

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Step 3: Then, click 鈥Download鈥 for downloading the firmware.

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Step 4: After that, you can click 鈥Start to Extract鈥 and kindly wait for it to complete.

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Step 5: Click on 鈥Start Unlock鈥.

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Step 6: Enter 鈥000000鈥 to double confirm unlocking.

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Step 7: The unlocking will begin. Please note that your previous data will be lost after that.

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2 iPhone Locked after Update? Unlock iPhone with iTunes

If your iPhone locked up after update, you can also unlock it with iTunes. This method is directed to those ones who synchronize their iPhones with iTunes. It鈥檚 also important to remember that you will lose any previous data if you鈥檙e using this method.

Actually, unlocking your iPhone with iTunes actually means erasing the whole device so you can also erase the passcode. For restoring your device with iTunes, follow these steps:

  1. Connect your iDevice to the computer you use for sync.
  2. Open iTunes (if you鈥檙e asked for a passcode, try recovery mode or another computer where you synced).
  3. Wait for your iPhone to recognized with iTunes.
  4. When it鈥檚 recognized, select it from the iPhone icon and then go to 鈥Summary鈥. click on 鈥Restore iPhone鈥.

After clicking on it, just keep continue to restore your iPhone. When it finishs, your iPhone lock will be removed.


3 iPhone Locked after Update? Unlock iPhone Using Recovery Mode

In case you never synced your iPhone locked after update to any computer, you can still restore it with the recovery mode method. This method will also erase all the data on your iPhone.

  1. Connect your iPhone to your computer. Launch iTunes.
  2. Turn off your iPhone first, then you can put your iPhone into Recovery Mode.

For iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X: press and quickly release the volume up button. Repeat with the volume down button. Finally, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and you鈥檒l see the the icon "Connect to iTunes"
For iPhone 7 or 7 Plus: press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the volume down button at the same time and keep pressing until you see the icon "Connect to iTunes".
For iPhone 6s or earlier: press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time and keep holding until you see the icon "Connect to iTunes".

  1. After connect your iPhone to the iTunes. It will detect that your iPhone is in the recovery mode.
  2. A message will show up and tell you that your iPhone is detected in recovery mode and you should restore it before you can use it.
  3. Just click "OK" and it will be automatically recovered.

With these methods, you鈥檒l be able to unlock your iPhone and iPhone locked up after update will no longer a problem.

In this article, we provide you 3 ways to fix your iPhone locked after update. iMyFone LockWiper iPhone Unlock featuring simple and user-friendly design, is your best solution to unlock your iPhone or iPad in all situations.

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