How to Wipe Your iDevive with Recovery Mode
To erase your device with Recovery mode, you will have a Mac or PC with iTunes installed and need to connect your device to computer via USB cable.
- Conenct your iDevice to your computer and open the iTunes.
- When the device is connected, you need to press and hold the Power/Wake and Home buttons at the same time to force restart your device, keep holding until you see the recovery mode screen.
- iTunes will tell you that “There is a problem with the iPhone that requires it to be updated or restored”. Just click Restore button to restore your device to factory default settings. If it takes more than 15 minutes to finish the while process, then you will get a new iPhone or iPad device without password.
No matter what method you use, the first thing you must do is backup your iPhone or iPad data to your computer, There is no way that can access to a password-protected except the ios data recovery software, it can bypass the screen password and access to iPhone storage system, then extract all data from device to computer for backup.