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How to Factory Reset iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without Passcode?

I need help. My iPhone 11 was disabled connect to iTunes. When my child was playing with it. But I’m unable to fix it. Even if I connect to iTunes. I know my Apple ID and password. How to factory reset iphone 11 without password – From Kevin (an internet user)

Are you seeing the messages “iPhone is disabled” on your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) and being locked out of your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max)? Want to enable your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without erasing your data? In this article, we will show you three easy and useful methods to factory reset your disabled iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without passcode(screen lock password) or computer/iTunes.

Factory reset disabled iPhone 11 and 11 Pro (Max) without password
How to factory reset disabled iPhone 11 and 11 Pro (Max) without passcode or computer

If you forgot the passcode for your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max), you have no choices to enable your iPhone but to factory reset it instantly. You can reset your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without losing data when it is disabled only if you have backed up your devices before. Once you disabled your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without a backup unluckily, you have to learn a hard lesson today when your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) is disabled without password and without backup, you should undisable it and lose everything including your photos, contacts, videos, etc. and more other important data. You have to unlock your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without a password through a complete factory reset by deleting everything. If you can remember your passwords before the ultimate lock of your iPhone, everything will be okay. How many failed passcode attempts on your iPhone or iPad? After 10 times incorrect passcode entries in a row, the iPhone should be locked completely. The feature of the Apple iPhone is designed to prevent brute force attempts to bypass the passcode. Let’s get started to look through the effective solutions to factory reset locked iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without passcode or computer or iTunes.

Part 1: Reset your Locked iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without passcode via 3rd party software.

We pick the SD iPhone unlocker, which is easy and straightforward. The software can unlock your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) passcode in several clicks. Also, it does factory reset by erasing all the data on the iPhone. Thus you are able to undisable your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) again for full use.

You need a computer and a USB cable to hook your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) to the computer.

Free download the software and install it on your computer.

Step 1: Launch the App and connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable. Head to Unlock Screen Passcode.

step 2: Put your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) into Recovery Mode(without passcode): Press and quickly release the Volume Up button. Press and quickly release the Volume Down button. Then, press and hold the Side button until you see the recovery mode screen.

factory reset iphone 11 without password with software-startFollow the on-screen instructions and confirm the iPhone information to start downloading firmware. erase warning

Waiting for a few moments to download the firmware. After finished, the software will extract the firmware to prepare the unlocking process.

Extraction-completeStep 3:  Click Unlock to reset your iPhone.

Step 4:  Enter “000000” to Confirm resetting your iPhone and removing the passcode.

Make sure your iPhone is connected during the unlocking process. It takes several moments to unlock your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) passcode. You need to wait for a while. When it completes, the software removes the screen lock passcode and erasing data on the iPhone. You can set up it from backup or set it up as a new iPhone.

Video Tutorial to Unlock your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) passcode without knowing the password via this software.

The main difference between unlocking your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) passcode and resetting the iPad passcode(in this Video) is the key pressing process to put your iDevices into Recovery Mode. Follow the directions in Step 2 to put your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) into Recovery Mode.

Part 2: Use iCloud to Factory Reset your Disabled iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) withou password or without Computer/iTunes.

Reset your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without a computer or iTunes:

If you don’t have a computer, you can go to iCloud.com on your other iOS devices or use your friends’ mobile phones.

To use iCloud to erase your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max), you need to know your Apple ID and password. So, in the above question from kelvin, the problem can be solved by erasing the iPhone on iCloud and reset. If you want to reset your iPhone using iCloud, you should enable Find my iPhone on your device and get your iPhone connected to the internet via Wi-Fi before being locked out. If you don’t have your iPhone on hand, you can also reset and erase your iPhone.

Step 1: Head to iCloud.com and input your Apple ID credentials.

Step 2: Click Find iPhone and choose your iPhone from the drop-down menu of All Devices.

Step 3: Hit Erase iPhone on the map. And confirm Erase.

erase iPhone ipad via find my iPhoneAfter resetting your iPhone. You should set up your iPhone from an iCloud or iTunes backup or set up as new.

Part 3: Unlock your Disabled iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without password with iTunes or computer:

If you have synced your iPhone with your iTunes on your Mac or PC before and backed up your device on it. You can restore it without data losing with iTunes backup. Follow these directions:

unlock disabled iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max with iTunes(without password)

  • Plug your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max)  into your computer with a USB cable.
  • Open the iTunes app on your PC or Mac.
  • Put your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) into Recovery Mode: Press and quickly release the Volume Up button. Press and quickly release the Volume Down button. Then, press and hold the Side button until you see the DFU recovery mode screen.
  • Once the Restore or Update screen prompts in the iTunes app, pick Restore. And Wait for iTunes to download the latest iOS operating system to your device.
  • When the iOS setup assistant asks you to set up your iPhone, choose “restore from iTunes backup”.
  • Select your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) in iTunes and choose the most recent backup of your iPhone. Follow the onscreen instructions.

If your iPhone 11/11 Pro(Max) is not locked and you know your password, how to factory reset that? This is the easiest circumstance to rest your iPhone. You can factory reset your iPhone simply on your device with your password via Settings. Turn to Part 4.

Part 4. How to reset iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) with a Password?

This will lead to erasing all the data on your device. You should set it up from scratch like you just buy it as a new one.

Head to Settings> General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings. Tap Erase All Content and Settings. When asked, enter your passcode and again you may be asked to enter your screen time passcode. Confirm Erase and wait again.

Part 5. Reset your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without losing data after the factory resetting.

Generally, when you won’t have any backups, you will delete everything on your iPhone. We say here “no data losing” means not lose everything. With a backup on iTunes or iCloud or the third-party software, you can get back most of your photos, contacts, messages, documents, voice memos, bookmarks, videos, etc., and more. You can retrieve the data and recover your iPhone to the snapshot of the backup date.

Besides restoring from iTunes and iCloud backup via iTunes or iCloud directly, you can also use the SD iOS Data Backup and Restore software to view your iTunes backups and iCloud Backups. Thus, you can pick some important data to restore with this software instead of overwriting the factory reset iPhone with the whole backup data.

Refer to this part about how to restore your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without data losing after a factory resetting. With this SD iOS Data Backup and Restore, you can restore your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) from previous backups on iTunes or iCloud easily if you have one.

Methods to Factory Reset your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without Password or computer or iTunes or iCloud.

Quick Conclusion:

Without a password or iTunes with a computer: There are various pieces of third-party software that we choose the reliable SD iPhone unlocker software, smart and robust. Follow the above steps to unlock your disabled iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) in Part 1.

Without a password and no computer: You can reset your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) with iCloud, while you need the conditions that your iPhone is connected to WiFi or Cellular network with Find My iPhone on. Check Part 2.

Without a passcode with iTunes or a computer: Undisable the locked iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) with iTunes or Finder. Put your iPhone into DFU recovery mode with buttons as we elaborated. Check the whole directions in Part 3.

With a password and no computer, no iTunes: When you have your iPhone password, you can reset it from your device like breeze via settings. It seemed that there are a number of iPhone users who have no computers. It is common that many people use the iPhone as a pocket computer with all personal data for convenience. Refer to Part 4.

Restore your factory reset iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without data loss via restoring data from the backups: Once you factory reset your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) with the above methods, there are various ways to recover the data from backups. Except restoring data from iTunes or iCloud,  the third-party SD iPhone Data Backup and Restore tool enables you to scan, view, and pick the data of iTunes backup and iCloud backup in the restoring process via the app. Refer to Part 5.

Wrap It Up:

In this article, we mainly give resolutions about how to factory reset a locked iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) without a password or computer or iTunes. In addition, we describe how to reset iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) with a passcode to help you when you should remember your password before the final 10-time locked out. And also we show the detailed steps to unlock your iPhone with iTunes when you’d like to enable your iPhone for free.

Bonus tips to avoid disabling your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) or data loss :

  1. Backup is significant. After reading this guide, if you don’t want to lose everything, you should know that the best method to avoid losing data is to back up your iPhone. Or else you will lose all the data on your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) forever when “iPhone is disabled” occurs.  Read this guide about How to Backup iPhone 11/ 11 Pro(Max) to Computer 2020.
  2. Keep your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) out of reach of your children.  There were many cases that an iPhone was played by children. And then the iPhone was disabled.  Eventually, this caused data loss with irreplaceable information.
  3. Avoid Touching unconsciously and locking your iPhone on the go. Sometimes “iPhone is disabled” scenario happens when it is in your pocket. You might rub your iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max) with your body unconsciously in your pocket causing unlock your iPhone and enter the wrong passwords accidentally to trigger a lockout. when going out, put your iPhone in a secure place along with you. You’d better put your iPhone on a special mobile phone bag, not in your pocket.

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Amanda Lee

I am the chief editor of softwaredive.com. I have been engaged in software and computer gadgets fields for over 10 years, offering proven guides, tips, and software solutions in data recovery, and multimedia field.

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