you forgot your passcode?

Salutations non-existent readers. I found a pleasant software fix for y’all. So you forgot your passcode?

The fix? It’s called iPhone recovery mode. *ALL Data will be lost. But you just did your nightly back up, right? Yes = 100 gold stars. goto A

No? Itunes will let you re-download all your purchased apps & songs. So you lose a few photos and everything else you added since your last backup. whoops. Now we remember why charging (w/ backup) via our computers once in a while is in our best interests. = goto A

A. iPhone recovery mode.

  1. Disconnect the USB cable from the iPhone, leave the other end connected to your Mac/PC
  2. Launch iTunes
  3. Press and hold the home and Power button (on the top of the iPhone) to turn off the device
  4. Press and continue to hold the Home button while you reconnect the USB cable to your iPhone, the iPhone to turns on
  5. Continue to hold the Home button until the alert message appears “iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.”

Now  restore the device:

  • iTunes: look under the “Summary” tab
  • iTunes: click on the “Restore” button

This will wipe all songs, pictures, files, settings, and apps from the iPhone, passcode included. When the restore is finished, the iPhone will be at factory settings. Now restore the phone from your backup.

Thank you to for this tip.

By the way. Put your phone in a case. The thing is made of half GLASS. Yes we have less repairs when you do. But you lose less $ & time. We stock stout cases folks. Some even Waterproof your device. Before we carry and stand behind a product, we test every bit of functionality. Pretty hard actually.

You know, waterfalls and wallrides. FUN. outside.

In case you havn’t gotten in on the case tip yet, or your case proved inadequate.

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