WRITTEN BY Tina ON June 24, 2015
If you haven’t used your Apple ID for a while, can you still remember your Apple ID and its password which are linked to your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch? Without your Apple ID, you cannot download Apps from the Apple Online Store and sign in various online systems that Apple offers for many of its products. What’s worse, you are not available to back up your iPhone data on iTunes and iCloud if you forget your Apple ID and password. Although there is no way to avoid this trouble for good, there is still hope for users to fix this issue by resetting iPhone without entering your Apple ID and password. This article will show you how to reset iPhone without Apple ID with easy steps. After that, it will show you how to recover iPhone data by using iPhone Data Recovery, a professional program on the next part.
iPhone Data Recovery can help iPhone users to recover text messages, contacts, call history, photos, videos, voice memos, safari bookmarks, notes and other important data on device. It is a third-party tool for users to extract, preview and save iPhone data from iTunes or iCloud backup files to the computer provided that iPhone backups have been made. It won’t be a problem if you want to recover data from iPhone directly by using this amazing software.
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Follow the steps to put your iPhone in DFU mode which allows you to update firmware and iOS without entering your Apple ID. Now, let’s see how to reset your iPhone to factory defaults by entering into DFU mode.
Step 1: Open iTunes on your computer and connect iPhone to the computer with a USB cable.
Step 2: After that, turn off you device. Then press and hold the Home button for 3 seconds.
Step 3: Then press and hold the Power and Home button for 10 seconds. When you see the Apple logo disappears, you can release the Power button.
Step 4: When iTunes detects that your iPhone is in recovery mode, you can release the Home button.
Step 5: When you see the interface below, please click on Restore iPhone. Then you will be notified after the reset and your iPhone will take a restart.
Note: After resetting your iPhone, it’s very important for you to create an new Apple ID which can be used to back up iPhone data to iTunes or iCloud.
Note: After resetting your iPhone, you can use iPhone Data Recovery to restore it from iTunes backup files. That is to say, you need to back up iPhone data to iTunes previously. And one more thing, please don’t launch iTunes and this program at the same time because they can’t not be used together.Step 1: Select “Recover from iTunes Backup Files”
Download>install >run iPhone Data Recovery on your computer. Then choose “Recover from iTunes Backup Files” from the homepage. Click on “Start Scan” to let the program scan all files in the backup.
The software will finish scanning the files in seconds. Then you can preview all content in specific files by clicking on them one by one. After that, go to “Recover” to save them on your computer.
Apart from recover data from iTunes backup files, iPhone Data Recovery can help you extract and download iCloud backup files as well. After resetting your iPhone, you can choose to restore your device from iCloud backups if you have any. In addition, this program allows you to selectively preview, extract and download data on PC.