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2023 Guide - How to Bypass Apple ID Password on iPhone Series

Updated by Brian Davis on Feb 7, 2023 3:20 PM • Category: Unlock iOS
5 mins read

"I bought a second-hand iPhone 5s the day before yesterday, but I don't know the Apple ID password logged in, which brings a lot of inconvenience to my use. Does anyone know how to bypass Apple ID password on iPhone 5s?"

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Having trouble bypassing Apple ID password? You have come to the right place! Generally, in order not to disclose privacy, people will erase all their personal data, and remove their Apple ID before selling an old iPhone. However, if you buy a second-hand iPhone, and the seller forgot the Apple ID passcode to sign out, it may bring you a lot of trouble, such as the inability to use iCloud, iMessage, App Store, and other Apple services.

Don't worry. In this post, we'll show you how to bypass iPhone Apple ID password in four effective ways. Hope you can get some help from this article.

Method 1. How to Bypass Apple ID Password by Resetting the Password

If you can get in touch with the seller who forgot the Apple ID password, you can ask him to help you answer the security question, or verify the recovery email to change the Apple ID password. If you can't reach the seller, you can try the other three methods for how to bypass Apple ID password.

Step 1: Navigate to, and sign in with your Apple ID.

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Step 2: Click on Continue to the next step, and then choose the I Need to Reset My Passcode option.
Step 3: Reset your Apple ID password by asking the seller for help. If he remembers the answer to the security question he set before, you can seek his help. If he forgets the answer, you can choose another option, that is, send him a recovery email to reset your Apple ID passcode following the guidance.

Method 2. How to Bypass Apple ID Password by Using TunesKit iPhone Unlocker

However, if you can't get in touch with the seller, we recommend that you use TunesKit iPhone Unlocker to bypass Apple ID password.

Specially designed for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch users, TunesKit iPhone Unlocker can not only enable you to bypass Apple ID passwords on the devices but also allow you to unlock almost all types of passcodes on your devices, including 4/6-digit passwords, numeric/alphanumeric code, Touch/Face ID, screen time passcode, etc.

Besides, you can also remove MDM restrictions, and factory reset your devices with the help of TunesKit iPhone Unlocker, which is fully compatible with all iOS devices and models, such as iPhone 5s/8/SE/X//11/12/13/14.

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Key Features of TunesKit iPhone Unlocker

  • Available on the latest iOS version including iOS 16
  • Bypass Apple ID password on iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch
  • Enable to factory reset iDevices without passwords
  • Unlock iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch with ease
  • Help to remove Face ID and fingerprint recognition at ease
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Let's take a look at how to bypass Apple ID password on iPhone 5s/8/X/11/12/13/14.

Step 1Connect your iPhone to the PC

First of all, keep your iPhone connected to the computer. Next, launch TunesKit iPhone Unlocker, click on Unlock Apple ID and hit Start.

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Step 2Check and Confirm Device Status Before the Apple ID Bypass

Prior to bypassing your Apple ID password, you need to confirm whether you have enabled Find My iPhone on your device. If so, please check if you have set up the passcode and turned on the two-factor authentication.

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Step 3 Bypass Apple ID password

Next, check your device information, then tap the Download button to download the firmware package.

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Step 4Begin to Bypass Apple ID Password

Hit the Start button and wait for the process to finish. Then your problem of how to bypass Apple ID passcode will be solved.

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Method 3. How to Bypass Apple ID Password by Using iTunes/Finder

In addition to the two ways above, you can also choose to bypass Apple ID by using iTunes/Finder. (iTunes is for Windows and Mac Mojave and earlier, while Finder is for Mac Catalina and later.)

iTunes/Finder is a default file manager of iOS devices developed by Apple, This tool is which can be defined as an integrated tool for video and audio playback, data backup, device management, etc. Besides, it also allows you to restore your iPhone, which will erase all data on your device, including your Apple ID. Therefore, you don't need to be worried about how to get the Apple ID bypass on iPhone 5s/8/X/11/12/13/14 after restoring it. Detailed steps are provided below.

Step 1: Launch iTunes/Finder on your computer, and get your iPhone connected to it.

Step 2: Follow these steps to put your iPhone into Recovery mode: Hold the Power button together with the Home button simultaneously for about 5 seconds. Then, loosen the Power button but keep holding the Home button until you see the Recovery mode screen.

Step 3: Select your iPhone and tap Summary on the left side of the interface.

Step 4: Hit on Restore iPhone and wait for it to finish. Then, your Apple ID password will be bypassed at the same time.

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Method 4. How to Bypass Apple ID Password by Using iCloud

In the event that you can contact the previous owner and he/she still remembers the Apple ID password, you may ask them to remove Apple ID remotely via iCloud. By this means, you can bypass the old Apple ID and sign in with your account to enjoy Apple services. Simply refer to the steps as follow.

Step 1: Access and sign in with the Apple ID.

Step 2: Slide down and click on the Find My option.

Step 3: Tap the All Devices drop-down menu and select the target iPhone.

Step 4: Hit Remove from Account. Now you can bypass the old Apple ID and password and log into your account.

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The Bottom Line

After reading this article, I'm sure you've found some viable tutorials on how to bypass Apple ID password on your iPhone. In my opinion, using TunesKit iPhone Unlocker to bypass your Apple ID password is much better than the other three methods due to its professionalism and convenience, and you don't have to contact anyone else. Please leave the comments below to contact us if you have any questions.

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