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Fifth generation of iPhone. Repair of this device is straightforward, and requires screwdrivers, prying tools, and patience. GSM/CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Black or White.

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Set time and date without passcode?

Most of you are probably aware of the bug (iOS 6-) that requires you to set the correct time/date and than restart the phone after a disconnected battery, either by setting it manually or connecting to wifi.

I run a small iPhone-repair shop and because of this bug I have to ask every single customer for their passcode or spend time teaching them how to resolve the issue themselves.

This, of course, is a real annoyance that Apple should have solved a long time ago, but that's not the point of my thread...

I got to thinking... is there any way to solve this issue without the customers passcode?

I mean, of course it's impossible to access the wifi or time settings without the code, but is there really no other way of correcting the time/date? iTunes? 3:rd party software?

Any ideas?

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Plug the phone into iTunes it will change the time and date automatically

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You can try it with a sim card without SIM-PIN. It works sometimes...

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