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How to Reset Your iPad When You Forgot Your Password

The iPad is without doubt one of the most popular tablets in the market. It’s simple to use and can work together with many great apps. All these features have made it a good partner for our work and life. However, the biggest problem in using an iPad might be when you forgot your iPad password. This happens a lot nowadays since many of us tend to use simple passwords that are easy to be hacked, or we go to the other extreme by being too creative on our password then completely forgetting it. Either way is a big trouble, so what to do if you forgot your iPad password?

Steps to Reset Your iPad When You Forgot Your iPad Password

In the case that you forgot your iPad password, or you have tried so many times to unlock your iPad with wrong passcodes until the iPad is disabled and does not allow any more unlocking attempts, you will have to reset your iPad to be able to continue using it, this can be done through iTunes. To do that, you may follow steps below:


  1. Start iTunes on your computer, using a USB cable to connect your iPad to the computer.
  2. Here your iPad will be auto-detected by iTunes, now you have to force your iPad into recovery mode. There are 2 ways to do that, depending on the iPad version you have.
    – If you have an iPad with Face ID, you may press the Volume Up button, the Volume Down button, then press the Power button until the recovery mode screen appears on your iPad.
    – If you have an iPad with a Home button, you may press and hold both the Home and the Power buttons at the same time, until the recovery-mode screen appears.
  3. Now you'll see a notice that says there was a problem with your iPad on your computer, here you may click on "Restore."
  4. Just wait a bit, once it’s complete, you can recover the iPad data from a backup.

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other platforms

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How to protect your Passwords?

The best answer to this question is definitely a good password manager. Some of them are equipped with features such as a secure password generator, which makes creating a safe and complex combination super easy! More than that, the newly created password will immediately be saved to an encrypted data store, and can be autofill whenever you need it. So generally speaking, with a good quality password manager such as Passwarden, you can be rest assured about the safety of your passwords and at the same time enjoy the great convenience to your online life.

What Are The Benefits of Passwarden?

Available on multi-platform

Passwarden supports devices on multiple platforms. You can use this password manager on iPad with no problem, besides it supports all other popular platforms as well such as iOS, Android, macOS, Windows and all the popular browsers, even as a web app.

Random strong password generator

Passwarden provides a powerful and simple-to-use password generator. One of the amazing features is it can customize lengths, as well as the ability to decide whether it’s needed to use numbers, uppercase letters, or symbols. You can generate random strong passwords within just 1 click, and immediately save it to the encrypted storage.

Super-easy Data import

It’s so simple to transfer data from external sources to Passwarden, using our Migration feature, for example you can easily export passwords from any browsers like Chrome to our password manager.

Autofill your passwords

It is quite boring to manually enter all those long, complex passwords every time, not to mention that it's easy to forget. No worries, Passwarden can autofill them, never forgetting your password again!

Pay 1 account for all your devices

You can choose to pay for a single subscription, then use our manager on any number of supported devices. No need to spend extra for other devices, and no need to worry about running out of slots.

Automatic synchronization

Whatever changes or a new entry in your Vault will be automatically synchronized to all your other devices. This can save you a lot of trouble in managing your passwords.

Offline mode 

Sometimes you may want to access your passwords or other credentials when there’s no internet. With Passwarden, that is no problem! You can still access Passwarden when there is no internet.

Password manager plus VPN

Choosing a KeepSolid product will allow you to enjoy the benefits of password managers and VPNs and get a MonoDefense security bundle to protect every aspect of your online life.

Flexible Pricing

We understand each user may have different needs for a password manager, therefore we provide a flexible price list. Whether you are looking for a service for a month, for a year or even a lifetime, we have all suitable plans for you.

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