A factory reset iPhone is the process of erasing all data and files you stored before, and restoring it to the original state. If you remember your iPhone 14 passcode, then you can factory reset iPhone 14 through iPhone itself. But what should you do when you forget your iPhone 14 passcode? How to factory reset iPhone 14 without passcode? Don’t worry, even if you forgot the screen passcode of iPhone 14, you can still reset iPhone to factory settings through iTunes, iCloud and iPhone Unlocker. Keep reading, we will show you the specific steps for each method to factory reset iPhone 14. These methods not only work for iPhone 14, but also for iPhone 14 pro, iPhone 14 pro max and other iPhone models.
As factory reset iPhone 14 would erase all of your iPhone data, it is better for you to back up your iPhone data before factory reset. After the factory reset, you can replace your data with your most recent backup.
Method 1. Reset iPhone through the iPhone 14 Itself
If you remember your iPhone 14 passcode clearly, the easiest way is through the iPhone 14 itself, it enables you to factory reset iPhone 14 with buttons. Go to iPhone Settings, tape General > Transfer or Reset iPhone > Erase All Content and Settings, click the Continue button and enter the screen passcode to confirm your choice. Wait for several minutes, iPhone will restart, and you will find that your iPhone 14 is reset to factory settings.
How to factory reset iPhone without knowing the passcode? In the following 4 methods, we will show you how to do that.
Method 2. Using iTunes Factory Reset iPhone 14
As an official Apple software, iTunes is not just a music library, but also can help us to update iOS or restore iPhone. Here are the steps of factory reset iPhone 14 with iTunes.
Step 1: Open iTunes on your computer. If not, download it from the Apple website or the Microsoft store and install it on your computer.
Step 2: Put the iPhone 14 into recovery mode and connect the iPhone 14 to the computer.
Step 3: On your computer, iTunes or Finder should pop up a message indicating that your iPhone has encountered a problem and needs to be updated to the latest iOS software or factory reset. Click the Restore button and confirm your choice again. Then, iTunes will restore your iPhone 14 to factory settings.
Method 3. Using MagFone iPhone Unlocker Factory Reset iPhone 14
If you are unable to use iTunes to restore iPhone 14, you can also reset your iPhone 14 to factory settings using a popular tool called MagFone iPhone Unlocker. This tool can not only factory reset iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, but also remove Apple ID from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, bypass MDM and Screen Time passwords with just a few clicks. How to factory reset iPhone 14 pro max with MagFone iPhone Unlocker? here are the steps.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone 14 to the computer and launch MagFone iPhone Unlocker. You will see that its interface has 4 functional sections. We need factory reset iPhone 14, here we can choose Unlock iOS Screen section.
Step 2: The MagFone software should be able to recognize your device. If not, you can follow the on-screen prompts to put iPhone 14 in DFU mode or recovery mode.
Step 3: MagFone software will take you to a new window, click the Download button to proceed the unlock process.
Step 4: After downloading, click on the Unlock button. A box will open in front of you warning that removing the lock screen passcode will wipe all data from your iPhone 14. Confirm your choice and click Unlock button again to start factory reset iPhone 14. After a few minutes, your iPhone 14 will be rebooted and you will see the Hello welcome screen, it means your iPhone 14 has been reset to factory settings successfully.
Method 4. Factory Reset iPhone 14 via Security Lockout Screen
How to reset iPhone 14 to factory settings? before you start using this method, you should understand the prerequisites for this method:
Make sure that the Find My function is enabled on iPhone 14;
Make sure iPhone 14 is connected to Wi-Fi or cellular network;
Make sure you clearly know the Apple ID and password bound to the iPhone 14.
Here are the steps to use security lockout screen to factory reset iPhone 14：
Step 1: If you are locked out of your iPhone 14 and after entering the wrong passcode too many times, you receive a message that the iPhone is disabled or is unavailable and asks you to wait for a while before trying to enter the passcode again.
Step 2: Entering the wrong passcode until there is an Erase iPhone option on the right bottom of the iPhone screen.
Step 3: Click Erase iPhone button, and input the Apple ID and passcode to proceed. After that, the iPhone 14 will be erased to factory settings.
Method 5. Reset iPhone 14 to Factory Settings with iCloud
You can also factory reset the iPhone 14 through a service in iCloud called Find My iPhone when you forget your passcode. The prerequisites of this method are same as the Method 4, and you can try below steps to reset iPhone 14 to factory settings by using iCloud website.
Step 1: Go to the iCloud website and log in to the iCloud website with the Apple ID and password bound to the iPhone 14.
Step 2: Select Find My iPhone feature, and then select the iPhone 14 that needs to be reset in the “All Devices” drop-down list at the top of the page.
Step 3: When the device menu appears, tap the Erase iPhone button and iPhone 14 factory reset.