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How to Unlock iPad without Passcode - 4 Solutions!

Updated by Brian Davis on May 17, 2023 3:40 PM • Category: Unlock iOS
4 mins read

"Can anyone help me? I forgot the password for the iPad, and I can not access it now. Is it possible to unlock iPad without passcodes? Your help would be greatly appreciated."

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Recently, some users told me that their iPad is disabled because of the wrong passcode. Sometimes, users may forget their iPad passwords after changing. Other situations like entering mistaken passcodes too many times will lead to this trouble. Therefore, can we unlock iPad without passwords? Sure. In this post, we will show you the best 4 ways to access your iPad at ease.

Method 1. How to unlock iPad without password via Recovery mode

The first method is to put your iPad into Recovery Mode and restore it via iTunes. Though you haven’t synced your iPad to a computer, this method is still workable because of the Recovery mode. If you know little about this method, follow the following guide to unlock iPad without password.

For iPad with Home button:
Step 1: Connect your iPad to a computer, then launch iTunes.
Step 2: Turn off your iPad when you connect it to iTunes. Keep holding the Home button concurrently.
Step 3: When there is a Connect to iTunes appears on your iPad, it means that you had put your iPad into Recovery mode successfully.

put ipad into recovery mode

For iPad without Home button:
Step 1: Launch iTunes and connect the iPad to the computer
Step 2: Press the Volume Up button quickly, then press the Volume Down button. Finally, keep holding the Top button until you put your iPad into Recovery mode.

put ipad into recovery mode

Next up, restore your iPad in iTunes or Finder to unlock iPad without passcode. To restore your iPad:

For iTunes: Select the iPad icon on the toolbar. Click on the Summary and select the Restore iPad option.
For Finder: Select your iPad on the left menu. Then, navigate to the General tab and hit on the Restore iPad option.

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Method 2. How to unlock iPad without password via TunesKit iPhone Unlocker

If you want to unlock iPad without passcode or Home/Top button, this method is for you. Using a professional iOS device unlocking tool is also effective to unlock an iPad.

TunesKit iPhone Unlocker can help you with this problem. It is a dedicated iOS unlocking tool that is fully compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Besides, it is available on the latest iOS version. No matter you are facing Face ID not working, screen unresponsive, or fingerprint not working, TunesKit iPhone Unlocker can help you access your iOS devices at ease.

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Why Choose TunesKit iPhone Unlocker?

  • Fully compatible with most iOS device models
  • Unlock iPhone/iPad/iPod without passwords
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  • Easy-to-use feature and user-friendly interface
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Let’s see the step-by-step guide for using TunesKit iPhone Unlocker to unlock iPad without passwords.

Step 1Connect iPad to a computer

To begin with, please connect your iPad to a computer that has launched TunesKit iPhone Unlocker. Then, click on the Start button to the next step.

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Step 2Put your iPad into DFU Mode

Follow the guide to put your iPad into Recovery mode or DFU mode. Go to the next step when you make it.

put ipad into dfu

Step 3Download Firmware

Then, check whether the given information is corresponding to your iPad. Click the Download button when all is done.

download firmware package

Step 4Unlock iPad without passcode

In this step, TunesKit iPhone Unlocker will start to unlock your iPad. Wait for several minutes and you will be able to access your iPad without passcodes.

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Method 3: How to unlock iPad without password using Siri

This method will not cause any data loss but is only available on iOS 10.3.2 or 10.3.3. It seems like a loophole on the iOS system. If one of the two is being used on your iPad now, take this method a try.

Step 1: Activate Siri by keeping holding the Home or Top button. When Siri is activated, ask "What is the time now?"
Step 2: Tap on the clock icon to the World Clock. Then hit on the plus icon to the next step.

unlock iphone by siri

Step 3: There will be a search box after clicking the plus icon. Type anything into the box and click on Select All in the tab.
Step 4: Select Share and tap on Message. When the message interface appears, type any character into it. Hit on the Return button. Hit on the Home button after a few seconds, and you will access your iPad successfully.

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Method 4: How to unlock iPad without password via iCloud

If you have no computer to launch iTunes, Finder, or iPhone unlocking tools, and your iPad is not on iOS 10.3.2 or 10.3.3, you can try using iCloud to unlock iPad without passcode. It is worth noting that this is feasible in the premise of you have turned the Find My iPad feature on your iPad.

Step 1: Open a browser on your mobile phone or computer and head to the iCloud website.
Step 2: Log in to your iCloud account, and click on the Find My option.
Step 3: Hit on the All Devices option and find your iPad in the dropdown.
Step 4: Click Erase iPad and do as the instruction says. And iCloud will unlock your iPad when all is done.

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All the above methods are well-recommended for how to unlock iPad without passcode. TunesKit iPhone Unlocker is worth trying if you are now concerned with a locked iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. If you have any other questions, leave a comment below and we will be glad to help you.

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