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Forgot iPhone Passcode? How To Reset iPhone Without Computer [2022]

Forgot iPhone Passcode

Resetting the iPhone was not an easy task like Android devices. The user had to put the device into recovery mode or flash the new IOS by connecting to a PC or Mac. It was a very time-consuming and head-scratching job. Gladly, the new iOS 15.2 update has the feature to reset iPhone without a PC when you forget your password. 

Yes, you heard it right. Apple has made it easy for iOS users to reset or get into the locked iPhone without the password and without using the desktop. However, the user should know that Apple ID login and password to reset and unlock iPhone without password. If you forgot the password, there is no need to use any third-party tool or PC to reset your iPhone. Let’s check out this process to find out how to do it. 

How To Reset iPhone Without Passcode And PC or Mac


  • Your iPhone must run the latest iOS 15.2 to follow this process. 
  • You should know your Apple ID and password set up on your iPhone.
  • Need proper internet connection.

1.      Enter random password

The first thing you need to do is to enter some random passwords on the device’s locked screen until you see the Locked option on the screen. 

2.      Erase iPhone

After several wrong attempts, you will see the locked screen with Erase iPhone option. It would help if you tapped on the “Erase iPhone” option. And then again tap Erase (Device Name).

3.      Enter Apple ID Details

Once you confirm your move to Erase iPhone, you will see the prompt to enter Apple ID and Password. Enter the detail, and then you will be signed out of your Apple Account.

4.      Tap Erase Again

After entering Apple ID detail and signing out from the device, you will see the Erase iPhone option again. So tap on it.

5.      Wait & Watch

When you hit the Erase iPhone option, your device will be reset and deleted all your data from the device, and it will also restart. Now you can again set up Apple ID and a new password. 

If you have back of your data, you can restore it on your iPhone with the new setup. 

How To Reset iPhone Without Apple ID?

You cannot reset your iPhone without Apple ID password on iPhone in iOS 15. It will be precarious. Hence, Apple ensured that Apple ID reset iPhone when you forgot the passcode. 

The Conclusion

In a case if you don’t remember the iPhone passcode and Apple ID password, you will have to use a PC to reset iPhone and passcode. Do you find this feature helpful? Please share your feedback in the comment section.

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