How To Factory Reset iPhone Without iCloud Password [4 Solutions]

How To Reset iPhone Without iCloud Password

Learn 4 Solutions To Factory Reset Your iPhone Without iCloud Password!

There are many circumstances like when we want to sell our phone we need to erase all data permanently so, that nobody can access or see your important data.

If you have purchased a second hand phone and the seller forget to erase the data and now you wanted to delete all data from the iPhone. In such circumstances we need to factory reset (erase) data from our iPhone.

But what will you do when you forget the iCloud password? How will you factory reset your iPhone without iCloud password?

Don’t worry!

In this blog post you will learn the simple methods to factory reset your iPhone without iCloud password.     

Beside that forgetting your iCloud password also means that you’ve lost access to your iCloud, iTunes Store, Apple Pay, Factory Reset or other Apple services. So, here learn – How to properly factory reset iPhone without iCloud password?

tipExpert Tip: One of the best methods to factory reset your iPhone without iCloud password is to use iOS Data Eraser which is suitable iPhone Data Eraser software.

With the help of iOS Data Eraser Tool, one can:

  • Easily delete data from iPhone without iCloud password.
  • Erase all types of data like emails, banking information, logins, app’s data, important files, videos, audios, images, call/voice recordings, SMS, Safari bookmarks, instant chats like WeChat/LINE/Kik/Viber/WhatsApp and all other types of data from your iPhone.
  • No chance to recover deleted data at any cost.
  • It is available for both Window and Mac computer.
  • It is not only for iPhone user it is also available for iPad or iPod Touch user.
  • Erase files from both internal and external memory card.
  • 100% read only program. Safe, secure and easy to use.

Free Download Trial Version/Buy Now iPhone Data Eraser Tool

*Trial version only scans and previews erasable files.

*Trial version only scans and previews erasable files.

Let us start with a real user practical scenario.

Practical Scenarios: User Want To Factory Reset iPhone Without iCloud Password

Is possible to reset iphone without icloud password?

I would like to know, whether is possible to reset to iPhone to factory state without iCloud password?

I only want to delete icloud account from my iphone and create a new one, but I don’t have actual iCloud. account password.

Thanks in advance.

Source: MacRumours Forum

That was just one example. Similarly, there are many iPhone users out there who are facing such issues.

So, now the question arises – Is it Possible to factory reset iPhone without iCloud password?

The answer is “YES”, you can easily factory reset your iPhone without iCloud password. Below follow the effective solutions.

Note: The below-mentioned solutions is applicable for all models of iPhones such as iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X/8/8Plus/7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/SE/5/4.

Also Read: How To Restore iPhone From iCloud Without Resetting

Solution 1: Contact To Previous Owner To Factory Reset Your iPhone Remotely

If you got a second hand iPhone but at the time of purchasing you forgot to check the iPhone’s data are erased or not and the seller forgot to sign out from iCloud account or Apple ID. In this situation you will face problem to reset the iPhone because resetting needs iCloud password.

So, you should contact the iPhone owner to factory reset the iPhone.

Step 1: Tell the previous owner to open a browser and open iCloud.com.

Step 2: Then sign in to iCloud by same Apple ID & password.

Step 3: Now download and open “Find My iPhone”, then click on “All Devices” on the map interface.

Step 4: Select the device from the drop down list.

Step 5: At last, click on “Erase iPhone” and your all data will be erased from your iPhone.

Erase iPhone Remotely

Also Read: Fixed: iPhone Fingerprint (Touch ID) Not Working After iOS 12 Update

Solution 2: Factory Reset Your iPhone With The Help Of iTunes

If you want to erase all data from the second hand phone and for that you contact to the seller, but seller forgets the iCloud password?

So, now what will you do to reset your iPhone?

Don’t worry! With the use of iTunes you can factory reset the iPhone without iCloud password.

Follow the below steps to reset your iPhone with the use of iTunes:

Step 1: Open iTunes on your PC. Connect the iPhone to PC with the help of USB cable and selct your device as it appears in iTunes. Keep your device connected until the process gets completed.

Step 2: On the left-panel click on Summary tab and choose the option of “Restore iPhone”.

Restore iPhone Without iCloud Password via iTunes

Step 3: In pop-up prompt window, choose the “Restore” option.

Restore iPhone With iTunes and Without iCloud Password

Step 4: Make sure you have the newest version of iTunes on your computer, or else this steps will occur. iTunes is judged and reviewed to be updated to newest version, simply click on “Restore & Update”.

Restore via iTunes To Reset iPhone Without iCloud

Step 5: Wait until the process gets completed. Now, your iPhone will restart and iTunes will get updated to newest version after rebooting.  

Also Read: How Can I Restore iPhone Data From an iCloud Backup?

Solution 3: Reset Your iPhone Without iCould Password Via Settings

You also have the option to factory reset your iPhone from Settings. For this, you need to disable “Find My iPhone” feature on your device.

So, if you have not enabled “Find My iPhone” feature, then below follow the steps to factory reset iPhone without iCloud password.

Note: However, disabling “Find My iPhone” will ask for the restriction password if you have set-up your iPhone with one.

Step 1: On your iPhone go to Settings>General. Scroll down and select Reset.

Step 2: Then select “Erase All Contents & Settings”> if asked, type the passcode, then hit on “Erase iPhone” to confirm.

Reset iPhone Without iCloud Password Via Settings

Also Read: Best Way To Recover Deleted iCloud Backup Data [3 Solutions]

Solution 4: Best Way To Factory Reset Your iPhone Without iCloud Password [Recommended]

If the above solutions do not solve your problem then you’re highly recommended to try iOS Full Data Eraser which is perfect iPhone Data Eraser software.  The software completely wipe all data and settings from iPhone without any need of iCloud password or any type of passcode. It easily remove iCloud account, Apple ID, bank details, app’s data, important emails and all other types of data from your device.

This iOS Data Eraser tool has helped many users to overcome the problem of factory resetting iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) without iCloud Password. The steps are very easy and it will take few minutes to solve the issue.

The best part about this iOS Data Eraser software is that it is available for both Windows and Mac computer.

*Trial version only scans and previews erasable files.

*Trial version only scans and previews erasable files.

Below follow the step-by-step tutorial to factory reset your iPhone without iCloud password by using iOS Full Data Eraser software.

You May Also Like:

Steps To Factory Reset iPhone Without iCloud Password

Step 1: Connect Your iOS Device To The Computer

First download, install and launch iOS Data Eraser software on your computer.

Select the option “Erase” among the available module.

Now connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to computer with the help of lightning cable. Once the software detects your device, it will display 5 options to you. Simply click on “Erase All Data” option to begin the data erasing process.

Step 2: Start To Erase All Data Permanently From iOS Device

Click on “Erase” button to start the erasing process.

Confirm the erasing process by typing “delete” word in the box and then click on “Erase now” button.

Note: The data deletion is permanent and it cannot be recovered so make sure that you want to delete all data from your iOS device and you do not need it anymore.

Step 3: Wait For Data Eraser Process To Get Complete

Once the eraser process starts, you have to just wait for the deletion process to get complete. The only thing you have to make sure that your iOS device is connected during the whole process.

Once, the data eraser process gets complete, you will see a window saying “Erase Completely!” as shown in the image below.

Now your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch data is fully and permanently erased and your device is completely new with no content and you can now begin to set-it up as per your need.

*Trial version only scans and previews erasable files.

*Trial version only scans and previews erasable files.

Wrap Up

So, in this blog I have provided 4 easy solutions to factory reset your iPhone without iCloud password.  You can follow any of the above-mentioned solutions as per your requirement.

But, if Solution 1-3 fails in your case, then it is highly recommended that you must try iOS Full Data Eraser software to easily factory reset your iPhone without iCloud password.

  • 1
    Share

Max Field

Max Field is a founder of ios-datarecovery.com. He is an iOS lover and loves to write tips, tricks, fixes for errors, data recovery solutions and more related to iOS, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, iTunes and iCloud.

Translate »