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Forgot iPhone Lockscreen Passcode - How to Recover Data on it

Posted by Kate , Sep 25, 2017

In many cases, people may forget passcode on iPhone, which will directly result in the black screen and it can't be recovered without the passcode. The only possible method to solve the problem now is to restore your iPhone to the original factory settings. However, that will erase all your data on your phone. As a result, many iPhone users with a forgotten iPhone passcode are concerning about the question that how to unlock an iPhone without losing data? Luckily, there are several ways to unlock an iPhone, for example, erase your device with iTunes, erase your device with iClouds or erase your device with recovery mode and so on. But all data will lost when you erase your iDevice. Here we are going to show you the one with the RecoveryTool iPhone Data Recovery which can retrieve your data before erasing your iPhone. I am convinced that you will appreciate it.

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Part 1: The Methods You Should Try

1. Even when your iPhone is locked up, you can still sync it with your computer. Do that first so all your data is backed up in iTunes. If you're using iCloud, you might want to switch it over to your computer for now just to be sure your information is safe.
2. Put your iPhone into DFU mode. To do this, reboot your iPhone by holding down the power and home buttons simultaneously for about 10 seconds. When you see the Apple logo, let go of the power button but continue holding down the home button. Soon you will see an image displaying a USB cable, the iTunes icon, and a message that says "Connect to iTunes."
3. Assuming you still have your iPhone connected to your computer with iTunes open, you'll also see a message telling you iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode and needs to restore. Now you can click the Restore button in iTunes and then wait for iOS to download and install on your iPhone.
4. Sync your iPhone with iTunes to restore all your data and you'll have it back to normal with no password!

Part 2: How to Recover Data on a Locked iPhone

Step 1. Run the Program on Your Computer

To begin with, you need to download the program on your computer and make the program available. Click "Data Recovery" then connect your iPhone with the computer.

Connect

Step 2. Scan for Data on Your Locked iPhone

To get into the scanning process, you need to do the following guide.
(1)Hold your device and tap the "Start" button on the screen;
(2)Hold the Power and Home buttons at the same time for exactly 10 seconds;
(3)Release the Power button but keep holding the Home button for another 14 seconds
(4)Release the Home button when you are told that you have successfully entered the system.
Now the program will scan your device automatically for the data on it.

DFU Mode

Step 3. Preview and Save the Data on Your Computer

After the scanning process, all the found data will be listed in categories on the window. You are now able to check those files one by one in detail. At the same time you previewing the data, you can tick the items you need. Finally, just click the "Recover" button to save those data on your phone.

Recover

As a practical iPhone data recovery tool, the software can help you to recover your data within several minutes in an easy way. What is more, the software is also an effective iPhone backup extractor, you can download it and have a try on its new function. 

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