How To Reset The Password On iPhone X

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    How To Reset The Password On iPhone X

    Password is one of the best feature of the iPhone X and from time to time, it is recommended to reset it. Resetting the password is done by doing a hard factory reset but it unfortunately delete all the important information on your iPhone X. But there’s no need to worry anymore, there is another way to reset the password on the iPhone X without having to delete all the necessary datas you need. Check out the different methods on how to reset the password if the iPhone X gets locked out.
    How To Reset The Password On iPhone X

    Select a way to erase your iPhone X

    You have to remember that before you reset the password of your iPhone X, it is needed to do a backup to save the iPhone’s data first. Here are the options you need if you want to reset the password on the iPhone X.


    • Use the iTunes method if you are done syncing the iPhone X with the iTunes
    • Use the iCloud method if your account is signed in the iPhone X’ iCloud or if the Find My iPhone app is turned on
    • Use the recovery mode method if you cannot use the iCloud nor sync the iPhone X with iTunes

    Erase your iPhone X with iTunes


    1. Connect your iPhone X to the computer
    2. Open iTunes and enter the passcode if asked, try another computer you’ve synced with, or use recovery mode
    3. Wait for iTunes to sync your iPhone X and then make a backup.
    4. After the sync has been done, and the backup has finished, click Restore [your device]
    5. When the Set Up screen shows up on the iPhone X , press on Restore from iTunes backup Select your iPhone X in iTunes. Look at the date and size of each backup and pick the most relevant one.

    Erase your iPhone X with iCloud


    1. Go to iCloud.com/find with a different device.
    2. If required, sign in with your Apple ID .
    3. Then at the top of the browser, select All Devices.
    4. Select the device you want to erase.
    5. Then tap on Erase [device] which’ll erase your device and its passcode.
    6. Now you can either restore from a backup or set up as new

    Remember that you won’t be able to erase the iPhone X with Find my iPhone if it is not connected to Wi-Fi or a fast cellular network.

    Erase your iPhone X with recovery mode

    The recovery mode is another option you can use if you haven’t or you have never synced your iPhone X with iTunes nor set it up with Find My iPhone or iCloud. Here is the process on how to do the recovery mode method

    1. Connect your iPhone X  to your computer and open iTunes.
    2. While your iPhone X is connected, force restart it. You can do this by pressing and holding both the Sleep/Wake and Home button for at least 10 seconds, and don’t release when you see the Apple logo. Keep holding until you see the recovery mode screen.
    3. After you see the Restore or Update option, select on Update. The iTunes will automatically try to reinstall iOS without erasing your data. Wait while iTunes downloads the software for your device.

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