How can I unlock my iPhone if I forgot the passcode? Apple explains how to unlock the iPhone if you have forgotten the passcode or password in the for each model. For the, for example, it is provided on as well as on the company support. However, as this is a very frequently asked question, the official answers and additional help are below for your convenience. Image Credit: EveryiPhone.com (iPhone Passcode Screens - iOS 6, Left; iOS 7, Right) About iPhone Passcodes The exact behavior of the iPhone depends on its configuration when one forgets the passcode. By default, there is not a passcode at all. However, Apple notes the following regarding forgotten passcodes: If you repeatedly enter the wrong passcode, your iPhone will be disabled for longer intervals before you can try again.
After too many unsuccessful attempts, you won't be able to try again until you connect it to the computer with which you last synced it [if it has been synced to a computer]. Note: You can configure your device to erase itself after ten consecutive incorrect password attempts. If My Iphone Is Locked How Do I Unlock It. This setting is off by default. It can be turned on by tapping Settings >General >Unlock Iphone 4 5.1 1. Refurbished Unlocked Gsm Android Phones. Passcode Lock. If you cannot remember the passcode, you will need to restore your device using the computer with which you last synced it [or iCloud].