As everyone knows, now iPhone users can use the Touch ID and Face ID as the passcode to protect the iPhone data. But in some situations, such as we want to sell the iPhone to others, we need to remove/turn off/ disable the screen lock on iPhone, how can we achieve this? In this article, you will learn effective methods to remove screen lock from iPhone with or without password.
Part 1: How to Remove Screen Lock from iPhone with Password
Method 1: Turn off Screen Lock from iPhone with Password
There is no doubt that it will be easier to turn off screen lock when you remember the password.
Step-1: Open your iPhone and tap Settings > Touch ID & Passcode (or Face ID & Passcode). For iPhone with older iOS version, tap Passcode.
Step-2: Enter your passcode to confirm the operation. Then find and tap Turn Passcode off option.
Step-3: Select Turn Off to remove screen lock on iPhone. You have to enter the initial password. As a result, all passwords (Pin lock, Touch ID, Face ID, numeric passcode and etc.) are disabled. In other words, anyone can access this iPhone now.
Part 2: How to Remove Screen Lock on iPhone without Password
If you forgot or lost the iPhone screen lock passcode, the following methods may help you.
Method 2: Disable Screen Lock in iPhone with iTunes
If you forgot the passcode, you can use iTunes to restore your iPhone and lose all settings and contents. If you have backed up the data into iCloud, you can restore it after unlocking the iPhone.
Step-1: Connect your iPhone with the computer via the USB cable.
Step-2: Run iTunes and click on your device icon.
Step-3: Click Restore iPhone to reset your iPhone. After the restore process ends, you can open your iPhone without a password restriction.
Notices: You must make sure Find My iPhone is turned off. Otherwise, you cannot use iTunes to reset iPhone.
Method 3: Remove iPhone Lock Screen Password with iPhone Passcode Genius
If you forgot the passcode and fails to unlock iPhone screen with iTunes dues to Find My iPhone is on, how can you remove iPhone lock screen password? Don’t worry, iSunshare iPhone Passcode Genius is developed to solve all issues on iPhone lock screen. It supports users to remove digit passcodes, Face ID, Touch ID and etc. on iPhone 5/6/7/8 series and latest iPhone X series.
Step-1: Download and get iPhone Passcode Genius installed on your Windows computer.
Step-2: Run the software and connect your iPhone. Select “Unlock Lock Screen” from the interface.
Step-3: Click “Start” and confirm the iPhone is connected. To continue, click “Next”.
Step-4: Click “Download” to get a firmware package for your iPhone. Of course, you can decide the destination of the file.
Step-5: Click “Unlock” to remove iPhone lock screen password from your iPhone.
Step-6: Get the iPhone unlocked successfully.
After that, all data on iPhone will be erased and you need to add your Apple ID account again to finish the setting of your iPhone.
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