How to Reset iPad without Apple ID

If you ask any iOS user to reset their iPad, then they would use the Settings app for the reset. But it requires an Apple ID and password. What if you want to reset iPad without Apple ID password or you forget the Apple ID password? Or your iPad is disabled and you can't factory reset it without Apple ID? Then you will be stuck in a situation, which is hard to resolve. Luckily Apple Inc has provided a solution for such situations too.

But other than Apple, the users also have access to various third-party tools that can help them to factory reset iPad. As there are various options available, it can be tough to determine which tool is the most reliable and effective. So, in this article, we are going to discuss how to factory reset iPad without Apple ID password with the help of iTunes and one other method that is a universal solution for most of the iOS issues.

Solution 1. Reset iPad with Recovery Mode

If you want to learn factory reset iPad without Apple ID, then using the recovery mode is an ideal method to use. The process is simple and you don't even need a computer which you have synced with your device before. The recovery method ensures that you will be able to reset iPad, which is never synced with iTunes.

Step 1. Launch iTunes on your computer and update it to the latest version. Then put your iPad in recovery mode. For this, press the Power button and Home button together and hold it for at least 10 seconds until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

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Step 2. The iPad in recovery mode will be detected by iTunes and instead of listing the iPad details, iTunes will prompt you to perform a restore or update first. Tap on the Restore option and iTunes will reset the settings to default and erase all the content from the iPad.

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This restore will result in losing all the data stored in iPad without any recovery option. But your iPad will become accessible and you can perform a backup from the most recent backup file.

Solution 2. Reset iPad without Apple ID/iTunes or Passcode

If you want to know how to reset iPad without Apple ID password and iTunes, then we have an ultimate solution for you. It is Any iOS System Repair, which is the most effective iOS fix software. The tool is developed so that the iOS users can recover and restore their device from any kind of working issue. It is capable of resolving over 50 different kinds of iOS issues such as iPad/iPhone is disabled, stuck at Apple logo, recovery mode stuck or screen frozen. Let's see how it fix iOS to normal or factory reset iPad/iPhone without iTunes.

Step 1. Begin with downloading the software on your computer and install it properly. Connect your iPad with it and from top menu bar select "Factory Reset iPhone(iPad)".

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Note: If your iPad is just running into other iOS system problems like we mentioned above, you can click "Repair Operating System" on the main interface to fix iOS to normal without data loss.

Step 2. All data and settings will be erased after restoring iPad to factory settings. Click "Fix Now" to continue.

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Step 3. Then, you will be asked to import the firmware package. You can either download the firmware file via software or import the already downloaded file into the interface.

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Step 4. Now tap on Repair Now option and the process will be initiated. You can see the ongoing repair on the screen. When the process is complete, your iPad will reboot on its own.

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After system recovery, your iPad has been restored to factory settings. You can set it as new or restore from backup.

The Bottom Line

Thus, now you know two most reliable methods to factory reset iPad without iCloud password. Both of the methods are easy and have a 100% success rate. iTunes is tedious and harder for beginners. , Any iOS System Repair offers easier way of setting iPad without Apple ID. Other than resetting iPad, you can also use this software to fix other iPad issues without data loss.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iPad Follow @Jerry Cook