Q1: "My mom recently gave me her iPad because she doesn't know her Apple ID password anymore. Not sure how I can factory reset iPad without Apple ID?"
Q2: "I recently bought an iPad Air, however when I tried to switch all my stuff over, it said I need to turn off the Find My iPad feature. And now I can't switch my stuff without the other guys account info, but he's nowhere to be found. How can I just completely factory reset my iPad so I can log in?"
There are many reasons why you want to factory reset iPad. You might want to remove data and settings, give your iPad away, or sell your iPad. Whatever the reason, you can factory reset iPad without Apple ID or password easily. In this guide, we will share several methods to help you reset iPad to factory settings without Apple ID. Let's check out now!
- Part 1. How to Factory Reset iPad Without Apple ID or iTunes
- Part 2. How to Factory Reset iPad Without Apple ID or Password
- Part 3. How to Factory Reset iPad Without Apple ID or Computer
- Part 4. Conclusion
Part 1. How to Reset iPad to Factory Settings Without Apple ID or iTunes
When you get an iPad from your family or friend, then there are a lot of things you don't know about this iPad. That being said, you may not know what Apple ID or screen passcode is being used on your iPad. So without a doubt, it becomes hard for you to reset your iPad to factory settings when you don't know the Apple ID or password.
In this case, you can consider using MagFone iPhone Unlocker. It is among the most popular tools used for unlocking iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch in many Apple users. With MagFone iPhone Unlocker, you can remove Apple ID from Apple devices without password and unlock Apple mobile devices without passcode.
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- Unlock various screen locks like Face ID and Touch ID on all iOS devices
- Remove Apple ID from iPhone and iPad without password and data loss
- Bypass Screen Time passcode and MDM restrictions without passcode
- Support the latest version of iOS and iPadOS, as well as, iOS devices
In addition, MagFone iPhone Unlocker can help you get rid of Screen Time without passcode and data loss. If you have an iPad and iPhone with MDM restrictions, you can also use MagFone iPhone Unlocker to bypass it. The following is how to factory reset iPad without Apple ID or password by using MagFone iPhone Unlocker.
Step 1 Connect iPad to Computer and Launch MagFone
Connect your iPad and your computer with a USB cable, then launch MagFone iPhone Unlocker on the computer. On the main interface of MagFone software, choose to enter into the Unlock Apple ID mode and then click on the Start button.
Step 2 Go to Check and Confirm the Device Status of iPad
It is important to check and confirm your device status. Go to turn off the Find My feature on your iPad if this feature is enabled. If the Find My feature is disabled on your iPad, you can directly skip this step.
Step 3 Select the Matching Firmware Package to Download
After disabling the Find My feature, move on to the next step. Start to check the device information of your iPad and choose to download the firmware package for your device. If the device information is wrong, manually correct it.
Step 4 Factory Reset iPad Without Apple ID Password
Once the firmware package is unzipped, you can click on the Unlock button to factory reset iPad without Apple ID password. It will take a while to reset your iPad to factory settings. And keep your iPad connected to the computer until the process finishes.
Part 2. How to Factory Reset iPad Without Apple ID Password
The help of MagFone iPhone Unlocker can enable you to instantly factory reset iPad without Apple ID or password on a computer. But apart from that, you can use iTunes on a Windows PC or Find on a Mac to restore iPad to factory settings. Before erasing iPad, make sure that the Find My feature is disabled on iPad. Here are all the steps of resetting iPad to factory settings via iTunes.
2.1 Factory Reset iPad Without Apple ID on a Trusted Computer
On a computer trusted by your iPad, you can directly reset it to factory settings without Apple ID or passcode. Here is how to factory reset an iPad without Apple ID.
Step 1. Connect your iPad and your computer with a USB cable.
Step 2. Open iTunes on the computer and click the iPad button near the top left of the iTunes window then click Summary.
Step 3. Select the Restore iPad option and follow the on-screen instructions to restore iPad to factory settings.
2.2 Factory Reset iPad Without Apple ID in Recovery Mode
If you have never synced your iPad with any computer, you can erase iPad in recovery mode. Here’s how to factory reset iPad without Apple ID password in recovery mode.
Step 1. Go to turn off your iPad and connect it to a computer.
Step 2. Put your iPad into recovery mode and then launch iTunes or Finder.
Step 3. Choose Restore when you see the option to Restore or Update.
Part 3. How to Factory Reset an iPad Without Apple ID or Computer
If you don't have a computer and want to factory reset an iPad without Apple ID, here you can try using the Settings app on your iPad. All you have to do is to go to create a screen passcode first and then follow these simple steps.
Step 1. Go to Settings → General on iPad and then select Transfer or Reset iPad.
Step 2. Tap Erase All Content and Settings and tap Continue.
Step 3. Enter the screen passcode. Then your iPad will be reset to factory settings.
It's not easy to factory reset iPad without Apple ID or password. But after reading this post, you’ll know how to get it done. You can choose to directly reset iPad to factory settings or use iTunes for restoring it. And you cannot miss MagFone iPhone Unlocker. By using MagFone iPhone Unlocker, you can easily restore iPad to factory settings. Have a try, and you'll find it out!