When we forget our iPhone password or when our iPhone get stuck, we’ll have to factory reset out iPhone to fix it even it will delete some of our iPhone data. Also some people may don’t know how to factory reset iPhone without passcode, now from this article we’ll show you how to do it.
Follow below methods and factory reset your iPhone without passcode, please do some backup before doing it, in case you will lose some important data.
Factory Reset iPhone without Passcode with iTunes
Firstly, we’ll see how to factory reset iPhone without passcode with iTunes, see below steps.
1.Now connect your iPhone USB cable with USB port on PC, and please don’t connect the other side with your iPhone right now. And make sure your iTunes is with latest version.
2.Then close your iPhone, press home button and hold down, and at the same time connect the other side of your iPhone charger USB cable with your iPhone.
3.Wait a few minutes until iTunes image icon show up on your iPhone screen, now release home button. Now we’re in recovery mode.
4.Check if iTunes is launched automatically on your PC, if not, open it manually.
5.When there is some messages pop up, find and click “Restore” button on iTunes.
6.Then wait a while until iTunes connects to iPhone software update server.
7.When it pops up iTunes confirmation screen, find and click “Restore and Update” button, and on iPhone software update page, click “Next”, then “Agree” to continue.
8.Then after a copy of iOS compatible for iPhone is downloaded, iTunes will use it to restore your iPhone to factory settings.
Factory Reset iPhone with Home and Power Button
Now we’ll show you simple way about how to factory reset iPhone with home and power button, see below steps.
1.Press your iPhone power button and home button together and hold on until your iPhone power off and start to restart.
2.When Apple logo show up on your iPhone screen, release those buttons, and you have done hard reset on your iPhone.
Backup iPhone Data before Factory Reset
As it will erase our iPhone data when doing factory reset, so we’d better done some backup of our iPhone. To backup our iPhone data selectively and efficiently, we’ll introduce you iRefone, which is a professional iOS data recovery software.
It can not only help us backup more than 16 kinds of files, but also can help us recover them selectively even we have no backups. Besides, when we have backups, it can also help us extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively, and it allows us to preview them before restoring.
Now see below steps and install the free trial version to have a try.
Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device” and click “Start”.
Step 2. Then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click “WeChat Contact” icon for example. And it will be scanned by the software.
Step 3. When finish scanning, you can preview and choose WeChat contacts you need, tap on “Recover to PC”, and choose folder path to save them.
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