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[3 Ways] How to Unlock iPhone Passcode without Computer

Your iPhone passcode is helpful to protect the device from unauthorized users and keep your personal data secure. The disadvantage is when you forget the passcode, you will be locked out of your iPhone and if you enter the wrong passcode more than 5 times, the device will be disabled.

This problem can be compounded further when you don't have access to a computer that can help to unlock the device. So, is there a way to unlock iPhone passcode without computer? Read on this article to discover 3 iPhone passcode unlock options without computer.

Way 1: Unlock iPhone Passcode without Computer Using Siri

Most people don't know it, but you can easily unlock your locked iPhone without computer using Siri bug. The process is quite simple as these  steps demonstrate:

Step 1: Press and hold the "Home" button on your device to activate Siri.

Step 2: Use the "Hey Siri" voice activation command to ask Siri to show you the current time.

Step 3: When Siri obeys the command and displays the current time, tap on the Clock.

ask siri what time it is

Step 4: A World clock will appear on the screen. Tap on the "+" icon at the top.

click the clock icon

Step 5: In the search box that appears, enter any random search-term. Tap and hold the search term and then choose "Select All".

Step 6: Tap on "Share" and select "Message" when the AirDrop  appears.

share the texts

share via message app

Step 7: In the text field, enter any random text and tap "Return".

cick return button

Step 8: Tap on the "+" icon and then select "Create New Contact".

create new contact

Step 9: Tap on "Add Photo" and then "Choose Photo" to select a photo from the library. A few seconds later, press the "Home" button to get to the home screen and your device will be unlocked.

choose photo

Keep in mind that this method is just a iOS loophole that only works for iPhone running with iOS 8.0 to iOS 10.1.

Way 2: Unlock iPhone Passcode without Computer Using iCloud

If you had enabled the Find My iPhone feature on your iPhone, you can use this option to unlock iPhone passcode without computer using the iCloud. Follow these simple steps to do it:

Step 1: On another iOS device, download and install the Find My iPhone app.

Step 2: Launch the app and then sign in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 3: You should see a map with all the devices connected to that iCloud account.

Step 4: Locate the locked device you want to unlock and tap on it.

select locked device

Step 5: Select "Erase iPhone". This will wipe all the data from the iPhone including the passcode.

erase iphone

Step 6: Set up the iPhone and then choose "Restore from iCloud Backup" to restore data back on the device.

Please note that this way is workable based on the fact that you can remember your Apple ID and passcode, and the Find My iPhone feature is enabled on your iPhone. What's worse, the process will erase all the data on the device. You'll suffer from data loss if you haven't made a backup before.

Way 3: Unlock iPhone Passcode without computer via IMEI Unlocking

Every iPhone has an IMEI number and it can be used to unlock  the device's passcode. You may however need to contact the carrier and provide some information in order to whitelist the device before you are able to use the device again.
Follow these simple steps to unlock your disabled iPhone using the IMEI number:

Step 1: Dial *#06# to see the IMEI number. You can also go to Settings > About or get it from the SIM tray.

Step 2: Contact your carrier and provide the IMEI number along with other information they may need and they'll help you unlock the device.

Extra Tip: How to Unlock iPhone Passcode with Computer

Option 1: Using FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker (100% Success Rate)

If the above three solutions fail to unlock your iPhone, your best option is to use a third-party tool like FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker. This tool can help you unlock your iOS device in just a few minutes. It can also be very helpful when to remove an Apple ID that is already activated and replace it with another.

The following are some of the program's features:

  • It unlocks the iPhone in just a few minutes with just a few clicks.
  • It has a 100% success rate of bypassing the lock screen on any iOS device.
  • It can even be used to unlock a disabled device or an iPhone with a broken screen.
  • It can remove various types of locks including a 4-digit passcode, a 6-digit passcode, Face ID and Touch ID.


Here's a simple guide to help you unlock iPhone passcode on computer:

Step 1: Download and install FoneGeek iPhone Unlock tool on to your computer. Open the program and click on "Unlock Screen Passcode".

unlock screen passcode

Step 2: Click "Start" and then connect the iPhone to computer using USB cable. Wait for the program to detect the device. If not, you need follow th on-screen instructions to boot it into DFU/Recovery mode.


enter dfu mode

Step 3: Once the program has detected the device and provided information about it on the next screen. Double-check to ensure the information is correct before clicking "Download".

download firmware

Step 4: When the firmware extraction is complete, click on "Start Unlock". The program will begin unlocking the device.

start unlock

A few seconds later, the passcode will be removed successfully and the device will be consequently unlocked.

Option 2. Unlock iPhone Passcode with iTunes

If you have synced your iPhone with iTunes, another method you can try to unlock your iPhone passcode is restoring the device using iTunes. Here's what you need to do:

  1. Connect your locked iPhone to the computer that you've synced with and open iTunes.

  2. Once your iPhone has been detected by iTunes. click on the device icon and tap "Restore iPhone".

  3. Tap "Restore" to confirm your choice. iTunes will begin to restore the device to factory settings and remove the screen passcode.

  4. After that, you can choose to set up the device as a new one or restore from a backup provided that you have one.

restore iphone via itunes

As we mentioned above, this mehod is only valid if you have synce your iPhone with iTunes. If not, we recommend you using FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker to unlock iPhone without iTunes and passcode.


You will now be able to unlock iPhone passcode without computer. Most solutions to this problem will result in data loss since they will need to wipe the passcode from the device. But FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker is a faster, quicker and better alternative that will unlock iPhone without data loss. It is the perfect solution if you would rather not use iTunes and you need an easier solution.

Edwin J. Parke
Sunday on Aug 11, 2019, 23:08:51 GMT / Post By Edwin J. Parke to Unlock iPhone

As a professional writer who is interested in technology, Edwin J. Parke has helped thousands of users by offering various tips to solve their problems.

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