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If== Guide notes == * This method only works up to the iPhone 6s. The method to do this changed with the iPhone 7. * '''iCloud warning:''' Devices running iOS7 or newer will have an iCloud activation lock. If you restore a device with unknown credentials, you will no longer be able to use the device. Furthermore, devices that were reset through unofficial means will no longer work if the device was reset this way. * '''WARNING: ALL DATA ON THE DEVICE WILL BE ERASED! IF IT IS POSSIBLE TO GUESS THE PASSWORD, THIS IS PREFERABLE.''' If you purchased a used iDevice, iDevice or forgot the password on to your device or have other software related problems that prevent you from restoring the device normally, current device, this guide will help show you access Recovery Mode to force it how to restore. '''Please note this is NOT for restore the iPhone 7 and up, as these devices device so you can use a different method to access Recovery Mode.''' [ ] '''Warning! This method erases ALL DATA on the device. Take a backup of the data if at all possible (or know it again. If you do did not need forget the data).''' '''iCloud warning: iOS8 password and up implement an iCloud activation lock. Restoring the device this way will lock you out of your hardware unless you know what the Apple ID are having problems that is currently associated with prevent the device. DO NOT USE THIS METHOD ON DEVICES THAT HAVE BEEN BEEN ICLOUD UNLOCKED THROUGH UNOFFICIAL MEANS!''' device for being restored through normal means, this method can also be used for this purpose.
If== Guide notes == * This method only works up to the iPhone 6s. The method to do this changed with the iPhone 7. * '''iCloud warning:''' Devices running iOS7 or newer will have an iCloud activation lock. If you restore a device with unknown credentials, you will no longer be able to use the device. Furthermore, devices that were reset through unofficial means will no longer work if the device was reset this way. * '''WARNING: ALL DATA ON THE DEVICE WILL BE ERASED! IF IT IS POSSIBLE TO GUESS THE PASSWORD, THIS IS PREFERABLE.''' If you purchased a used iDevice, iDevice or forgot the password on to your device or have other software related problems that prevent you from restoring the device normally, current device, this guide will help show you access Recovery Mode to force it how to restore. '''Please note this is NOT for restore the iPhone 7 and up, as these devices device so you can use a different method to access Recovery Mode.''' [ ] '''Warning! This method erases ALL DATA on the device. Take a backup of the data if at all possible (or know it again. If you do did not need forget the data).''' '''iCloud warning: iOS8 password and up implement an iCloud activation lock. Restoring the device this way will lock you out of your hardware unless you know what the Apple ID are having problems that is currently associated with prevent the device. DO NOT USE THIS METHOD ON DEVICES THAT HAVE BEEN BEEN ICLOUD UNLOCKED THROUGH UNOFFICIAL MEANS!''' device for being restored through normal means, this method can also be used for this purpose.
Summary
you got your iDevice used and do not know the password or forgot what the password is, for your iDevice, this guide will show you how to access Recovery Mode. Mode. Note: This method does not work on iPhone 7, 8 or X.
you got your iDevice used and do not know the password or forgot what the password is, for your iDevice, this guide will show you how to access Recovery Mode. Mode. Note: This method does not work on iPhone 7, 8 or X.