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How to Fix iPhone Passcode Not Working

Posted by RecoveryTool , Mar 30, 2022

Setting a passcode on the iPhone is designed to protect personal information on the device. However, some users reported that their iPhone passcode suddenly didn't work for unknown reasons. And this problem is usually caused by a software glitch. Sometimes the only way to fix this error is to delete the old password and set a new one. In this article, RecoveryTool covers what you can do when your iOS device doesn't accept your passcode.

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Part 1: Bypass and Fix iPhone Passcode Not Working Issue without iTunes or iCloud

Restoring your device in iTunes or removing the passcode in iCloud may be suggestions from others. And RecoveryTool provides efficient and unique advice for iPhone not accepting passcode problems. As you know, this error is usually caused by an unknown software glitch. Therefore, RecoveryTool has developed an efficient solution for this type of problem, namely RecoveryTool iPhone Unlocker, a professional iOS unlocking tool that has helped millions of users whose iOS devices are locked or whose lock screen passwords are invalid. To restore your iOS device to normal with one click, you can follow the steps below.
1. Once you have downloaded and installed this software on your computer, you can double-click its icon to run it. Before going any further, you can connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable.
2. Select "Wipe Passcode" mode, which is great for bypassing the iPhone lock screen passcode without iTunes or iCloud.

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3. Then, please confirm your device information and click the "Start" button.
4. The program will download the firmware package. This will take some time. After downloading the firmware, you must click "Unlock" to reset your iPhone.

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5. Enter "0000" in the following interface to confirm your operation request. After a short while, you will be able to fix invalid password issues.

Part 2: Fix iPhone password not accepted issue via iCloud or iTunes

1. Create a new password for your iPhone on iCloud

If you have enabled the "Find My iPhone" function, you can remove the original passcode on your iPhone through iCloud.
Step 1. Visit https://www.icloud.com/find on other mobile devices or computers.
Step 2. Then you can enter your account and password to log in to your Apple ID.
Step 3. After clicking "All Devices", select the iPhone you want to erase. Then click "Erase iPhone".
Step 4. When all the content containing the passcode on the iPhone is cleared, you can restore your iOS device from the backup. Finally, you can recreate a new passcode for your iPhone.

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2. Resolve the iPhone passcode not working issue via iTunes

If your iPhone has never been synced with iTunes, you'll need to put the device into recovery mode to remove the old passcode and get a new passcode. Next, you can do this.
Step 1: Launch iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable.
Step 2: Once iTunes recognizes your iPhone, you will need to force restart the phone. And to force restart your iPhone, you can browse the steps below.
iPhone 6s or earlier
Press and hold the Home & Power buttons simultaneously until you see the "Safe Mode" screen.
iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
You can press and hold the Volume Down and Side buttons simultaneously. Just let go when you see the recovery-mode screen.
iPhone 8 and the latest
Release the Volume Up button immediately after pressing it. Then press and quickly release the Volume Down button as well. Finally, press the Side button until your iPhone enters recovery mode.
Step 3: The option information will pop up in the iTunes software interface. At this point, you need to select the "Restore" item.
Step 4: After the process is over, you can set up your iPhone.

If you've ever synced your iPhone with iTunes, follow the steps below to delete the old iPhone passcode.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone via a USB cable to the computer that has been synced with the device, then run iTunes.
Step 2: iTunes will sync and backup your iPhone. If you can't make it to this stage, you need to try other methods.
Step 3: Then click "Restore iPhone". Next, follow the on-screen setup instructions on your device. Click "Restore from iTunes Backup" when you see the "Apps & Data" screen.
Step 4: Restore the backup file from iTunes to your iPhone. Finally, you can recreate the new password in the settings.

The above methods are effective solutions to the iPhone passcode not working issue. Through the technical means of RecoveryTool iPhone Unlocker, you can unlock your iOS device and reset the password at the fastest speed.

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