How to Unlock iPad Without Computer or Passcode [Updated]

How to Unlock iPad Without Computer or Passcode [Updated]
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Imagine this nightmare scenario: You’re staring at your locked iPad, your passcode nowhere to be found. Panic sets in as you realize you could lose access to all your important data and cherished memories. 

Whether you have a computer by your side or find yourself stranded without one, we’ve got the key to unlock your device. Read on to learn more about how to break into an iPad without a passcode or computer. 

How to Unlock iPad without Passcode or Computer

How to Unlock iPad without Passcode or Computer

Two options in this section enable you to unlock an iPad without a passcode and computer. Before getting started, it’s smart for you to learn about the pros and cons of each way (as follows) so that you can choose the best way that suits your needs. 

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SiriConvenient and easy; No data lossOnly support iPad that is running iOS 8 to iOS 10.1Internet is needed; Erasing all settings and data on the iPad
iCloudSupport remotely unlock iPadSupport remotely unlocking iPadGo to > Login with your Apple ID and password… full steps
unlock an iPad without a passcode

Solution 1. Bypass iPad Passcode via Siri without Data Loss [ for iOS 8 to iOS 10.1]

With this solution, you can bypass your iPad password on your device without even using a computer. Unfortunately, this method only works for iOS devices running from iOS 8 to iOS 10.1. The success rate of using this approach is not high, but it is still worth a try. 

Step 1. Hold down the “Home” button for a few seconds to activate Siri > Ask Siri to open an app that doesn’t exist on your device. 

Step 2. Then, Siri will explain that this app does not exist and then bring up the App Store icon for you to search for the app.

Step 3. Tap the App Store icon > Then a window will pop up > Choose to download the app or update other apps. (By the way, you can also complete this process by double pushing the Home button.)

Step 4. Once the preview appears, just close the active front screen task, and you have already unlocked your device.

Solution 2. Remotely Bypass iPad without Passcode via iCloud

Apple’s iCloud service is another effective way to remove your iPad passcode without a computer. It requires you to link your iPad with your iCloud account and enable the “Find My iPad” via With this method, you can unlock your iPad remotely without needing you to sit at your computer.

Step 1. Go to from any device > Login with your Apple ID and password.

Step 2. Select “Find My iPhone” > Tap on “All Devices”, and then select your device.

Step 3. Select “Erase iPad” from the listed options, and then it starts to wipe your files.


The above five are easy ways to unlock your iPad without a password. All these methods have their advantages and disadvantages, and you can select a suitable one based on your needs.

Of all methods, we recommend you use Solution 1 in part 1 since it can protect your device from attacks by viruses and bypass passcodes with one click. As for iTunes, it is not user-friendly enough, and it crashes very often, so it is not a preferred choice. If you have no computer at hand, you can also try to unlock your iPad using iCloud or Siri. 

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