3 Tips to Unlock Disabled iPhone Without iTunes/iCloud/Computer

Updated by Brian Davis on Dec 29, 2021 6:52 AM

There is always a time we forget our iPhone passcode. It is actually a serious problem. When it happens, the first thing we should do is unlock our iPhone. How to? Find back the passcode or ask for a professional. A disabled phone just like a brick. Can we fix or unlock our phones by ourselves? Sure. Today I'm going to show you some tips about how to unlock disabled iPhone without iTunes/iCloud/computer. 3 little tips for you about how to make it easily.

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Tip 1. Unlock Disabled iPhone without iTunes or iCloud hot tip
Tip 2. Unlock Disabled iPhone without iCloud
Tip 3. Unlock Disabled iPhone without Computer

Tip 1. Unlock Disabled iPhone without iTunes or iCloud

Using an iPhone recovery tool is the best choice for us to fix our phones. To be honest, a useful recovery tool can fix most of the popular issues we meet. When coming to a situation about stuck on the Apple logo or stuck on recovery mode, an iOS system recovery tool can solve these problems for you.

What kind of tools should we choose? As for me, TunesKit iOS System Recovery helped me a lot. I recommend it to you not only it can unlock disabled iPhone screen lock, but also the best assistant in solving common iOS issue. Stuck on black screen, stuck in boot loop, or stuck in DFU mode won't be a question anymore, because TunesKit iOS System Recovery can deal with them quickly and effectively.

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  • Unlock disabled iPhone without iTunes or iCloud or computer

In the following of the text. I would like to show you how to unlock your disabled iPhone without iTunes or iCloud.

First, download TunesKit iOS System Recovery and install it.

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Secondly, connect your iPhone to a computer. Should be noticed, it is not simply connecting to a computer with a data cable. You need to put your device into DFU mode or recovery mode first. Don't know how to make it? TunesKit iOS System Recovery has prepared an interface for you about how to enter DFU mode or recovery mode. Besides, you can click the Enter/Exit Recovery Mode button.

choose a mode to start

Choose the advanced mode can repair most of the iOS system issue including removing the screen lock. Before running the advanced mode, please make sure that you know the Deep Repair mode will erase your data. Please remember to back up your phone data.

download firmware package

The next step is important. Make a confirmation that the display iPhone model is the same as yours. If not, please correct it manually, or you can click the Download button to download the firmware.

download firmware

Finished downloading, click the Repair button to unlock the disabled iPhone without iTunes. Waring again that advanced mode will erase iPhone data.

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The repair process is not long, when the progress bar has loaded, your iPhone screen lock was removed and you can use your phone again!

Tip 2. How to Unlock Disabled iPhone without iCloud

An easy way to unlock a disabled iPhone without iCloud is using iTunes. Connect your iOS devices with a data cable.

Before you do it, please put your iOS device into recovery mode.

If your iPhone is iPhone 6 or earlier version, press and hold the Side and Home button concurrently. Wheny our iPhone goes into the iTunes screen, release both buttons.

If your device is iPhone 7/7 plus, press and hold the Power button and Volume Down button simultaneously. Don't release the buttons until you see the Apple logo. Then, release the Power button and keep holding the Volume Down button for 5 seconds. When you see the iTunes logo, you can open iTunes and connect your iOS device.

If your iOS device is iPhone 8 or later, press the Volume Up button first and quickly press the Volume Down button. Then press the Power button until the “Connect to iTunes” icon appears on the screen.

Done all the processes, click the Restore iPhone button. All of your data will be erased after that, but the screen lock can be removed at the same time.

Tips: With TunesKit iOS System Recovery, you can automatically enter recovery mode in 1 click for free.

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Tip.3 How to Unlock Disabled iPhone without Computer

This method requires you have 2 iOS devices. It is a suitable method for those who don't use computer.

Apple offers a service named Find My iPhone. With this function, you can unlock your iPhone without computer.

Firstly, download Find My iPhone from App Store. Then log in to your iCloud account. All the devices of your iCloud account will be shown. Find the device you need to unlock and click the Erase iPhone button. The data would be erased and the screen lock will be removed.

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The above 3 methods are available for you to unlock your disabled iPhone without iTunes or iCloud or computer. With iTunes, you can remove your screen lock without downloading another software. But remember, iTunes requires your iOS device has turned off the Find My iPhone, if not, iTunes can't do anything for you. The third way I show you may be useless for most users. Because you need 2 iPhones to make it. It is suitable for those who have 2 iPhones or no computer. TunesKit iOS System Recovery should be the best way I think; you can unlock a disabled iPhone without iTunes or iCloud in some clicks. Not only unlock your iPhone, but TunesKit can also help you solve most of the popular iOS system issues.

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