iOS Unlocker User Guide

How to Use FoneDog iOS Unlocker

Part 1. Wipe Passcode

Whatever your device is disabled, screen-broken, or just locked because you forget the Screen passcode, the Wipe Passcode feature of FoneDog iOS Unlocker will help you unlock your iPhone/iPad/iPod quickly and get into your device successfully.

Note:

  1. All of your data will be erased when wiping the lock screen passcode.
  2. The erasing will update your device to the latest iOS version.
  3. Make sure your device is connected to the computer during the unlocking process.

Step 1. Run FoneDog iOS Unlocker on your computer, and then choose the Wipe Passcode mode.

Choose Wipe Passcode Mode

Step 2. Press the Start button. Then connect your device to the computer with a USB cable. Tap the Trust button on your device to trust the computer.

Note: FoneDog iPhone Cleaner acquire iTunes installed on your computer. You can download and install iTunes from the Apple official website.

Start Wipe Passcode Mode

Step 3. Confirm your device information, then press the Start button.

Confirm Device Information

Step 4. Wait a few moments for the downloading process of the firmware package. When it is done, click the Unlock button and enter "0000" to confirm. Then after a few minutes, your device lock screen passcode will be erased.

Confirm Wipe Passcode

Part 2. Remove Apple ID

This feature is able to help you easily remove your Apple ID and iCloud account from your device (iPhone/iPad/iPod).

Note:

  1. The removing process will wipe all the data of your device.
  2. Make sure your device is connected to the computer during the removing process.
  3. Do not use Erase All Content and Settings feature on your device. It will cause your device to permanently link to the old Apple ID.
  4. Do not update or restore your device via iTunes. It will lead to your device being blocked from the old Apple ID permanently.

Step 1. Run FoneDog iOS Unlocker on your computer, and then choose the remove Apple ID mode.

Choose Remove Apple ID Mode

Step 2. Connect your device to the computer with a USB cable. Click the Trust button on your device to trust the computer.

Connect Device

Step 3. Press the Start button to start removing Apple ID.

Start Removing Apple ID

Note:

  1. There are two different situations when removing the Apple ID, depending on if Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod is disabled on your device.
  2. Make sure your device is connected to the computer during the removing process.
    • If Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod is disabled, the program will start to remove the Apple ID directly.
    • If Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod isn’t disabled, then you should reset all settings on your device. Simply go to the Setting on your device: Settings > General > Reset >Reset All Settings. Enter your passcode to confirm Reset All Settings if needed.
  3. For users whose device is running on the 11.4 iOS version or later versions, the Two-factor Authentication is required to be turned on, which enables your trusted devices and phone numbers to be used to verify your identity when logging in. Simply turn on it on the Settings on your device: Settings > Apple ID > Password & Security. Then find the Two-factor Authentication option and toggle it on.

Step 4. After all the checking above, enter “0000” to confirm that Two-Factor Authentication is enabled on your device.

Confirm Remove Apple ID Mode

Step 5. Confirm your device information. Then click the Start button to download the firmware package. Wait for a few minutes till it is done.

Download Firmware Package

Step 6. When the process is complete, the Apple ID along with the iCloud account will be deleted. Then you are able to set up a new Apple ID on your device or just log in to another Apple ID if you already have one.

Finish Removing Apple ID

Part 3. Screen Time

The mode of Screen Time enables you to recover or remove your Screen Time password with no loss of data.

Note:

  1. Please disable Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod first to use this feature.
  2. You need to have iTunes installed on your computer for normally scanning your device. Make sure to have the latest version of iTunes.
  3. When the unlocking process of the Screen Time passcode is complete, you’re required to reset your device with no loss of data.

Step 1. Launch FoneDog iOS Unlocker on your computer, and then choose the Screen Time mode.

Choose Screen Time Mode

Step 2. Connect your device with the computer with a USB device. Tap Trust on your device to trust the computer if necessary.

Connect Device

Step 3. Press the Start button to start the removing process. There are two different situations when removing the Screen Time Passcode, depending on the iOS version that your device is running:

1. iOS 12 or later versions: Remove Screen Time passcode

For users whose device running on iOS 12 or later versions, if Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod is disabled, the program will directly start removing the Screen Time password.

Note: Follow the below instructions to reset your device for ensuring the Screen Time password is removed from your device completely.

2. iOS 11 or earlier versions: Recover restrictions password

For users whose device running on iOS 11 or earlier versions, if the iTunes backup is not encrypted, the program will immediately start to recover the restrictions passcode. If the iTunes backup is encrypted, it will require the users to enter the password for decrypting the iTunes backup.

Start Screen Time Mode

Step 4. After a few seconds of waiting, the restrictions passcode will be retrieved. Then you are able to reset your restrictions passcode.

Complete Screen Time Mode

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