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How to Fix: Cannot Remember iPad Passcode

Sofia Albert updated on Sep 18, 2020 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Remembering a sequence of random iPad passwords is very difficult for users, especially if the passcodes are long and complex or aren’t used frequently. Not accidentally, they forget the iPad passcode quickly. If you find yourself in this situation, try not to be panic. Take a deep breath and try to think about the passcode. Or you can hold your iPad in your hand and go somewhere where you create your passcode. While if you still can't remember the iPad passcode, try to use the following four solutions to unlock your iPad with ease.

Solutions Apply to Steps
EaseUS MobiMover iPad never synchronized or backed Fast Connect your iPad to the PC & Mac...Full steps
Siri iPad running iOS 8 to iOS 10.1 and never synchronized or backed up Press and hold the Home Button...Full steps
iTunes iPad you've synced with a PC or Mac Put your iPad in recovery mode by...Full steps
Find My iPhone iPad you've backed up with iCloud Sign in icloud.com on any website...Full steps

Solution 1. Unlock iPad Passcode via EaseUS MobiMover

Of the four solutions, this is the easiest and quickest solution to remove your iPad passcode if you have never synchronized or backed your iPad to iTunes or iCloud. All you need is this professional iPhone passcode unlocker - EaseUS MobiMover, which is one of the best iPhone/iPad passcode unlockers that can instantly remove various locks from iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. After removal, you can regain access to your iPad. Besides, there are some of its outstanding features as below.

  • Full Compatibility - Remove almost all iPhone and iPad models in almost all iOS versions.
  • Easy and Powerful - Unlock all iPhone and iPad in a few minutes, without needing any special technical skills are required.
  • Fast and Professional - Wipe out your passcode within seconds.
  • iOS Data Transfer ToolTransfer data between iPhones or iPads and transfer data between a computer and an iOS device.
  • Video Downloader - Download videos from over 1000 video-sharing websites. (For example, download 4K videos from YouTube)

Warm notice: Your data will be erased by using EaseUS MobiMober, so don't forget to get your important information backed up. After that, you can download this powerful application on your computer and start to fix "can't remember iPad passcode" issue.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiMover and connect the iPad to the computer.

connect the iPad

Step 2. Select an iOS version for your device and click "Download Firmware". If the firmware has been downloaded already, select the package manually.

Choose the firmware to download

Step 3. Patiently wait for EaseUS MobiMover to download and verify the firmware.

Download and verify firmware

Step 4. When the downloading process has done, click "Unlock" to remove the password and unlock the iPad.

Remove iPad password

Step 5. When it has completed, your iPad password is successfully removed and your device is reset.

Unlock iPad successfully

Solution 2. Remove iPad Passcode via Siri

If you' re using an iPad running iOS 8 to iOS 10.1 and never had your iPad synchronized or backed up, then you can use Siri to remove your iPad passcode. Here are the steps to do it.

Step 1. Press and hold the "Home" button to activate Siri on your iPad > Ask Siri to set a reminder.

Step 2. Tap the newly added reminder to open the "Reminder" app.

Step 3. Tap the "Home" button and you will go to the Home screen.

Solution 3. Unlock iPad Passcode via iTunes

If you have previously synchronized your iPad with iTunes on a PC or Mac, then you can remove your iPad/iPhone passcode by putting your iPad to DFU mode. The process is divided into two steps: First is to put your iPad in recovery mode and then restore your iPad from iTunes.

Step 1. Put your iPad in recovery mode ( the steps are vary depending on iPad model)

  • iPad that has Face ID: Press and hold the Top button and either volume button until the power off slider appears > Drag the slider to turn off your iPad.
  • iPad that has a Home Button: Press and hold the Top button until the power off slider appears > Drag the slider to turn off your iPad.

Step 2. Connect your iPad to the computer, simultaneously holding the Top button ( has Face ID)/Home button (has a Home Button) until the recovery mode screen appears.

Step 3. Then, you'll see two options: "Restore" or "Update." Choose "Restore." After restoring, you can set your iPad or iPad up as new.

Solution 4. Remotely Erase iPad Passcode via Find My iPhone

If you have had Find My iPhone enabled on your iPad, and then you can use Find My iPhone feature to erase all contents, including the passcode from your device. Likewise, If you have previously backed up your iPad to iCloud, then you can restore your device from iCloud after it has been wiped out. Apple introduces two options for you to erase iPad passcode - via Find My iPhone website and Find My (Find My iPhone) app. Here are the steps in detail.

Option 1. Using Find My iPhone website

Step 1. Head to icloud.com on any internet-connected device > Sign in to iCloud using your Apple ID and password.

Step 2. Click on "Find iPhone" > From the drop-down menu that contains all devices, choose the iPad that you want to erase.

Sign into iCloud on iPhone

Step 3. From the new page, click on "Erase iPad."

Erase iPad via iCloud

Option 2. Using Find My app

Step 1. Open Find My app on any iOS device with Find My app installed > Choose the Devices tab.

Step 2. Select the iPad you want to reset > Scroll down and choose "Erase This Device" > Select "Erase This [device]." Then, you'll need to enter your Apple ID password.

Reset iPhone via Find My iPhone

The Bottom Line

After unlocking the iPad with the above-introduced methods, you can restore your iPad with a recent backup from iTunes or iCloud, if you have one. Let's make a summary here. You can choose any of these methods, depending on your needs.

  • EaseUS MobiMover is the most comprehensive method that can help you bypass iPhone/iPad passcode in seconds. With EaseUS MobiMover installed on your computer, you can enjoy its data management tool, video download function, and iOS unlock tool.
  • Siri is an easy method without using iTunes or any third-party software, but it only works on iPad running iOS 8 to iOS 10.1 and has a low success rate.
  • iTunes is the most frequently used method among all methods, but iTunes crashes and freezes very often.
  • Find My iPhone is a convenient way to erase the iPad passcode remotely, but it requires you to enable Find My iPhone on your iPad.