Last updated on Dec 22nd, 2017 by Ian McEwan
Maybe you are such a person who like forgetting password when you want to reset iPad to factory settings, or, your iPad is stuck at recovery mode, or you want to restore iCloud/iTunes backup, even to clear memory space, don’t worry, here are some ways about how to reset iPad.
If you can’t unlock your iPad and want to reset it, an assistance of iOS System Recovery will help you perfectly. Compatible with all iOS version, it has a desktop application for Mac and Windows. Besides resetting your device, it also help to resolve some serious issues like reboot loop, white screen of death, and more. Please follow these steps and learn how to reset iPad without password:
Step 2: Now connect your iPad to computer with a USB cable and click "Start" button.
Step 3: After identifying your device, there will be a pop-up window asking you to "Trust This Computer" on the screen of your device.
Step 4: In the next window, you are supposed to fill in some basic information about your device. Then click “Download” button to get firmware updated.
Step 5: When the download is completed, click "Fix Now" button. In addition, you can uncheck “Retain native data” to get the system repair success rate higher.
Step 6: Now comes the magic step to reset your iPad without password, just provide the confirmation code.
Step 7: It will take some time to reset your device and erase data. Finally, your iPad will restart and then can be accessed without any preset password.
Besides Dr.fone, you can consider some other alternatives as well. For instance, Apple’s official Find My iPhone is a good choice to reset your iPad. The technique is available to reset your iPad without password remotely. Follow these steps and learn how to reset iPad without passcode:
Step 1: Go to iCloud official website and visit its "Find iPhone" section. Click “All Devices” option and find the iPad that you wish to reset.
Step 2: Here come various options related to your iPad. Select the “Erase iPad” and confirm your choice. then you can reset iPad without passcode.
However, using iTunes is one of the easiest ways to reset iPad without password. Besides listening to your favorite tracks, iTunes can also be used to backup or restore your iPad. Before connecting to iTunes, you need to set your iPad to recovery mode. Follow these instructions and learn how to reset iPad without password:
Step 1: Launch an updated version of iTunes on your system and connect the USB or lightning cable to the other end (unplug the other end).
Step 2: Hold the Home button on your iPad and connect it to your system. Keep pressing the Home button while connecting it to your PC or Mac until you get an iTunes logo on the screen.
Step 3: Then iTunes will automatically identify your device with the following prompt. Click “Restore” button.
⚠ Alternative Solution: How to Restore iPad without iTunes.
Not all iPad users are aware that if their iPads connect to the computers that they have trusted, they can reset the iPad without password. Follow these steps and learn how to reset iPad without password with a trusted computer:
Step 1: Connect your iPad to your trusted computer and launch iTunes. Visit "Summary" page on iTunes. Find and click “Restore Backup” button in the part of Backups.
Step 2: Here follows a pop-up message. Click the “Restore” button and your device would be restored.
Furthermore, it can be used to restore your backup.
If the next second you want to learn how to recover iPad data from iTunes after factory reset，please turn to How to Recover Lost iPhone Data with iPhone Data Recovery (2017 Update)