How to Remove Passcode from iPad

Everybody wants extra protection for one of the most expensive and powerful gadgets in the world. And which that can be easily arranged by protecting the device with a proper password! It is very simple to setup as well. Unfortunately, the password will also make it impossible for you to access your own device if you forget it by any chance. You won't be able to get around it if you don't know the proper procedures. So, we are here with a few methods to remove passcode from iPad. Read them carefully to bypass it immediately.

Part 1: How to Remove Password from iPad when you still Remember it

A passcode is an extra layer security for your iOS device. It protects you from an outsider who is trying to access your device. But if it has become very bothersome for the moment then you can easily deactivate the said feature from Settings. Here's how to do it:

  • Step 1: Unlock your iPad with the passcode and then go to Settings.
  • Step 2: Then, head to "Touch ID & Passcode".
  • Step 3: Now, you need to enter your passcode and then tap on "Turn Passcode Off".
  • Step 4: Then, you have to enter the passcode again and the feature will be deactivated.
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Part 2: How to Remove iPad Passcode when you Forgot it

The above way only if you remember the passcode and if you still have access to the device but if you have forgotten the access password of the device then you will get cut off completely from it. Now, you need a way to disable passcode lock on iPad. Fortunately, you don't need to worry much about it, the official iTunes and the iCloud apps are capable of bypassing the lock and both methods are detailed below.

Way 1: Remove and Reset iPad Passcode with iTunes

Bypassing the iPad password with iTunes is very simple but there's a catch if you have synced the iTunes to iPad before, only then you will be to bypass passcode on iPad using this method, otherwise you have to do it in Recovery Mode.

Step 1: Launch the iTunes app on your computer and connect the iPad to the computer with USB cable.

Step 2: After iTunes detects the device, go to the iTunes panel and click on the "Device" icon, found in the "Summary" window.

Step 3: Now, you just need to click on the "Restore iPad" option and follow the steps on the screen to finish the procedure.

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Step 4: After finishing the procedure you will be able to access the device without entering the password. Now, you can enter the device and setup a new password.

This is a very effective procedure but all the files and settings from your iPad will be deleted permanently. So, we recommend making a backup file before using iTunes to bypass the iPad.

Way 2: Remove iPad passcode with iCloud

This is also a very effective procedure if you want to remove passcode from iPad without iTunes but there is a condition, the "Find My iPad" feature needs to be enabled on your locked iPad.

Step 1: Go to from your computer and log-in to your Apple account.

Step 2: Then, go to the iCloud menu.

Step 3: After you have clicked on "Find My iPad", go to "All Devices" and you will see a list of devices. Choose your iPad from that list of connected devices.

Step 4: Finally, select "Erase iPad" from the menu.

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Step 5: You may have to enter your iCloud password and immediately after that your iPad will be erased remotely.

This is also a very effective procedure where you are going to use "Find My iPhone" feature of iCloud but as mentioned this procedure will erase the iDevice. So, making a backup beforehand will be logical.

Also Read: How to restore iPad from backup.

Way 3: Another Alternative Way to Remove Passcode from iPad

The iCloud and iTunes procedures are very effective but there are certain conditions that need to be met in order to fix the device. Unfortunately, that does not happen with all the users. So, instead, you can use Any iOS System Repair. It is an excellent passcode removing tool, able to bypass locked screen from any iOS device in 3 steps.

Step 1: Launch Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) on your computer and connect the iPad to the computer.

Step 2: Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) will detect the iPad immediately, then click on "Fix All iOS Problems" from the main interface.

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Step 3: Then, click "Start Repair" to begin. You need to get the firmware package, if you have already downloaded it then click "Browse" to select it, if not then follow the steps on the screen to download it from the internet.

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Step 4: After, downloading click on "Repair Now" to fix the problem, the procedure will take 10-20 minutes to complete.

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This is one of the best ways to remove passcode from disabled iPad. After repairing the device will be rebooted automatically, and everything will get back to normal. Now you can setup the device as new and set a brand new password for protection.


Protecting your iOS device with a password is very natural, it keeps the device safe and it is a very intricate security measure. But if you are bothered with it then you can easily deactivate it. The main problem occurs when you are unable to remember the password; you won't be able to access your own device. So, the article discusses a few methods to bypass the lock to get access to the device again. iTunes and the iCloud apps provide great service to unlock the device but they also erase all the data. So, you will better off using Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot). It is only a 3-step procedure but unlocks the device effectively. Highly recommended!

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iPad Follow @Jerry Cook