Forgot iPhone Password: How To Reset
So, you forgot iPhone password: how to reset it? Unfortunately, the only way to reset your iPhone password is to restore your iPhone software. When you restore your iPhone software, all the data that you have on your iPhone, including contacts and photos, will be lost. Your iPhone will be restored to its factory default settings.
To reset your iPhone password, you will need:
- Your iPhone
- A computer with internet access
- Connecting your iPhone. To connect your iPhone to your computer, you will need to use the USB cable that came with your iPhone. You will see a pop-up in the bottom right of your computer screen when the connection has been made.
- Open iTunes. Now that you have connected your iPhone to your computer, you will need to open iTunes. When iTunes opens, go to the Source pane and select iPhone. You will then need to click the Summary tab and click on Check for Update. By clicking on Check for Update, you will be instructing iTunes to see if there is a newer version of iPhone software available for your phone.
- Resetting your iPhone Password. If a newer version of iPhone software was found, click on Update. If not, simply click Restore to restore your iPhone to its original factory settings and reset your password. To complete the restoration process, simply follow the steps given to you by iTunes.
You should go to the Apple website to ensure that you have the newest version of iTunes at all times.