How to Reset iPhone Without Computer If Forgot Unlock Password

If you have advanced user authentication tools like Face ID and Touch ID Apple smartphones and tablets periodically ask for an unlock password. This happens after replacing the SIM card, rebooting the gadget, activating SOS mode and in a number of other regulated situations.

If for some reason you do not remember your iPhone or iPad password, you will have to reset the gadget to factory settings and then restore data from the last backup. On older versions of iOS, to erase data and reset the gadget to factory settings, it was necessary to have a computer at hand.

In iOS 15.2, this procedure has been simplified, a computer is no longer needed.

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How to Reset iPhone without Computer in iOS 15.2

This can only be done if you have a password from the Apple ID account you use on your smartphone.

Attention! During the reset, all data, applications, content and settings will be erased from the gadget. Everything that did not manage to get into the last backup of the smartphone will be lost.

1. Enter the wrong unlock code several times to make the smartphone go to the state “IPhone is temporarily unavailable”.

2. See the button Erase iPhone at the bottom of the screen, click on it.

3. In the dialog box, select Erase iPhone device and enter your Apple ID password to sign out.

4. Wait until the end of the process of erasing the gadget.

Get a discarded smartphone with no data or content. You can set it up again or download the current backup from iCloud.


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