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How to Unlock/Restore Password Protected iPhone 7/7 Plus without Losing Data?

2016-11-22 16:42:01 Posted by Tracy King to iPhone Data Recovery

Summary:
Don’t worry forgetting your iPhone 7/7 Plus password anymore. When you forget the passcode for your new iPhone 7/7 Plus or cannot unlock password protected iPhone 7/7 Plus, just relax and effective methods are available here to restore disabled iPhone 7/7 Plus without losing any data now.


Tips for what to do when you forget iPhone 7/7 Plus password

It’s quite normal when iOS users forget passwords for their iOS devices such as iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPad or iPod touch. So what will you do when you cannot access to your password protected iDevice? Here below are some tips that you may try to protect your personal data and iDevice security before you find effective methods to unlock the disabled iPhone now:

1. Stop using disabled or password protected iPhone 7/7 Plus right away;
2. Don’t trust any cracked software or tool offered by unknown website;
3. Get your iDevices to Apple Store and ask for help.

If you prefer to fix iPhone 7/7 Plus disabled error on your own, you can follow below offered guide steps to unlock your password protected iPhone 7/7 Plus without losing any data:

Step 1. Backup and extract iPhone 7/7 Plus data without password
Step 2. Unlock or restore password protected iPhone 7/7 Plus
Method 1. Unlock password protected iPhone 7/7 Plus and erase all data with iCloud
Method 2. Unlock iPhone 7/7 Plus passcode via iTunes
Method 3. Unlock/Restore disabled iPhone 7/7 Plus from Recovery Mode
Now you can follow the below offered detail steps to unlock disabled iPhone 7/7 Plus without losing any data.

Step 1. Backup and extract iPhone 7/7 Plus data without password

If you don't want to lose important data and personal files in your iPhone 7/7 Plus, it’s highly necessary to backup or extract iPhone 7/7 Plus data without password.   

Here we'd like to recommend you try professional iOS data recovery software to access your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus data without password. EaseUS MobiSaver, provided by EaseUS software, is available here to help fix this problem. This software can help you retrieve locked data from iPhone 7/7 Plus without any obstacles within 3 steps:

1. Download and launch EaseUS MobiSaver on your PC. Connect iPhone 7/7 Plus with it.
Choose recovery mode: "Recover from iOS Device", "Recover from iTunes Backup"or "Recover from iCloud Backup" and sign in iCloud.

Backup and extract iPhone 7/7 Plus data.

2. Scan the iPhone 7/7 Plus, iTunes or iCloud to find out all the data.
Click Scan to find out all data including contacts, text messages, photos etc in your iPhone 7/7 Plus or iCloud/iTunes backups;
It may take a while, just depends on the number of files in your iCloud or iTunes.

Fix iPhone 7/7 Plus password protected error without losing any data.

3. Preview and extract found data to PC
Preview and mark the found files, click "Recover" button to get all of them extracted to PC.
Specify a folder on the computer to save all the data to your PC.

Unlock password protected iPhone 7/7 Plus without losing data.

Step 2. Unlock or restore password protected iPhone 7/7 Plus

To unlock or restore password protected iPhone 7/7 Plus may erase all your personal data in your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. Therefore, please do remember to follow Step 1 to backup and extract your iPhone 7/7 Plus data in advance.
Here we’ll provide you three methods to unlock or restore password protected iPhone 7/7 Plus: use iCloud to erase all data and unlock iPhone, unlock iPhone passcode by iTunes or unlock disabled iPhone by using Recovery Mode.

Method 1. Unlock password protected iPhone 7/7 Plus and erase all data with iCloud

1. Go to iCloud on PC and sign in with your Apple ID and password.
2. Click all devices and select iPhone 7/7 Plus and click ERASE.
Then your iPhone data including the passcode will be erased completely. And after this you can choose to restore your data from backups if have created before you forgot the passcode.

Method 2. Unlock iPhone 7/7 Plus passcode via iTunes

1. Update iTunes in your PC to latest version, connect iPhone 7/7 Plus with PC and let iTunes access your iPhone.
2. Then iTunes will automatically sync your iPhone 7/7 Plus and will create a backup of all your data.
3. Choose to restore your iPhone, then you’ll have different backups of your device. Choose the most recent backup.
4. After all of this, you’ll be able to use your iPhone again without the passocde.

Method 3. Unlock/Restore disabled iPhone 7/7 Plus from Recovery Mode

1. Hold Sleep/Wake button on iPhone 7/7 Plus and tap Power Off option.
2. Press and hold Home button and plug your iPhone 7/7 Plus into PC. Then your iPhone or iPad will be automatically turned on.
3. Release the Home button when you see Connect to iTunes option comes out.
4. Tap OK when iTunes prompt you the message that it has detected a device. Then choose Restore device.

Now you’ve successfully unlocked disabled iPhone 7/7 Plus without password and you can import all previously extracted data into your iDevice to continue use them again.