Factory Reset iPad without Password: How Do I Factory Reset My iPad/iPad Mini/iPad Air without Passcode
Is your iPad,like iPad 4, iPad Mini, iPad Air or iPad Pro not working properly? Or is it showing errors while using it? Whenever users face any iOS issues on iPad, the first thing they do to come out of the issue is factory reset. No doubt, resetting iPad will probably solve many minor iOS issues. But, the main problem comes when users forgot their iPad passcode that is required for factory reset. Luckily, there are ways to factory reset iPad without passcode which we have provided in this guide.
4 Methods to Factory Reset iPad without Password
- Method 1: Factory Reset iPad without Passcode or iTunes
- Method 2: Reset iPad without Password Using iTunes
- Method 3: Reset iPad to Factory Settings without Password or Computer
- Method 4: Factory Reset Locked iPad using Recovery Mode
Method 1: Factory Reset iPad without Passcode or iTunes
UltFone iOS System Repair is the most recommended way to perform iPad factory reset without password or iTunes when you forgot your iPad passcode. The software is designed to fix disabled or locked iPad as well as various kinds of iOS stuck and glitches. What's more, it is super easy to operate and promises 100% success rate in resetting iPad without passcode.
To factory reset iPad without passcode or iTunes, follow these simple steps:
Step 1 To begin with, launch iOS System Repair program on your computer and select Reset Device from the main interface.
Step 2 On the next screen, choose the Factory Reset section and click the Factory Reset button.
Step 3 Now before resetting iPad without passcode, download the Apple signed firmware file for your iPad Mini, Air or Pro, and click the Download button. Or you can directly import a local firmware file if you have already downloaded it.
Step 4 Once done, the program will start factory resetting your iPad without password.
Hence, when the software completes its process, your iPad will be reset to factory settings and you can use your iPad seamlessly again.
Method 2: Reset iPad without Password Using iTunes
Another way that many iPad users prefer to factory reset iPad Mini/Pro/Air without passcode is using iTunes. However, this method has a requirement that your iPad has to be synced with iTunes before so that it won't ask for the passcode again while resetting it. Hence, if your iPad has never synced with iTunes before, please refer to the steps in method 4.
Suppose that you have synced your iPad with iTunes before, now here're the steps you need to follow:
Step 1: Launch the latest iTunes version on your computer. Then, connect your iPad to the computer with a USB cable.
Step 2: Once the computer detects your iPad, click on your device icon and then, go to the Summary tab and tap on the Restore iPad button.
Step 3: Now, wait until your iPad restarts and reaches at App & Data screen, then select Restore from iTunes Backup.
Step 4: After that, select the most relevant backup file by its size/date and again, click on the Restore button.
Method 3: Reset iPad to Factory Settings without Password or Computer
To use iCloud to reset iPad without passcode, you need to enable the Find My iPhone in iPad before it is locked or disabled. If you have turned on the Find My feature, then you can easily reset your locked iPad.
Here is the step-by-step guide on how to factory reset iPad to factory settings via iCloud:
Step 1: Visit iCloud.com site and log in to iCloud.
Step 2: After that, go to Find My and tap on the All Devices where all the devices connected to your iCloud account will be listed.
Step 3: Now, select your iPad device and tap on Erase iPad to reset or erase your iPad to factory settings without a passcode.
Method 4: How to Factory Reset Locked/Disabled iPad
If your iPad got locked or disabled, you can also factory reset iPad by putting your iPad into recovery mode, which requires no password in the whole process.
Step 1: Connect your iPad to the computer with the latest iTunes version, then press and hold the home and side button together until you see the iTunes logo appear on your iPad screen.(For iPad Pro users, hold the side button only.)
Step 2: Once iTunes detects your iPad in recovery mode, it will ask for two options, either Restore or Update. Select the "Restore" option.
Step 3: Keep your iPad connected with the computer until the restore process is completed. Once it completes, you can set up your iPad as new.
Now you've learned four ways to reset iPad Air/Pro/Mini to factory settings without the passcode or computer. And among all the methods, I highly recommend you guys to reset your iPad using UltFone iOS System Repair, cause it's not only super easy to operate (all you need to do is click, click and click), but also has 100% success rate. If you still have some questions concerning about how to factory reset iPad without passcode, feel free to leave a comment or contact us, we'll be thrilled to help you!
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