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How to Back Up iPhone without Passcode [Simple Guide]

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If you forgot passcode for your iPhone or your iPhone screen is broken and unresponsive, your iPhone will need to be restored or repaired which may cause data loss on your iPhone. Thus, before taking any measures to your iPhone, you'd better back up iPhone without passcode. So how to back up iPhone without entering passcode? Thankfully, you can carry out this task with the right solutions. In this post, we will show you the most effective ways on how to back up iPhone without passcode.

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Part 1: How to Back Up iPhone without Passcode with iPhone Data Recovery
1.1 How to Back Up iPhone without Passcode using iPhone Data Recovery
1.2 How to Extract Locked iPhone Files from iCloud/iTunes Backup via iPhone Data Recovery
Part 2: How to Back Up iPhone without Entering Passcode via iTunes
Bonus: How to Unlock iPhone If You Never Synced with iTunes

Part 1: How to Back Up iPhone without Passcode with iPhone Data Recovery

If your iPhone is locked and you are not able to back up the important data, no worries, iPhone Data Recovery can help you back up iPhone without passcode. This is a trusted and powerful tool that helps users to safely and easily recover and back up data from iPhone, iTunes and iCloud. You can use it to recover and back up text messages, iMessages, photos, contacts, notes, call logs, WhatsApp/Kik/Line/Viber data, etc. on your locked iPhone.

What can iPhone Data Recovery do for you?

> Recover and back up iPhone without passcode or with a broken screen.

> Support up to 19 file types from iPhone, iPad and iPod.

> Preview iPhone files directly from your computer.

> Selectively back up files from iPhone as you wish.

> Extract iPhone backup from iTunes or iCloud.

This program supports iOS 13, it works smoothly with iPhone 11 Pro Mac, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6, etc. And it also compatible with all models of iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini and iPad.

Now download iPhone Data Recovery on a computer that your iPhone has connected before, then follow the guide below to back up files from a locked iPhone or an iPhone with a broken screen.

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1.1 How to Back Up iPhone without Passcode using iPhone Data Recovery

Backing up iPhone without using passcode is easy with iPhone Data Recovery, here's how:

Step 1: After installing the iPhone Data Recovery, connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable. Once your iPhone is successfully connected to the program, click Start Scan. If you are using iPhone 4/3GS, please follow the on-screen instructions to scan your iPhone.

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Note: In order to get your locked iPhone detected by this program, please make sure to connect your iPhone to a computer that it has trusted before.

Step 2: When the scanning is finished, all the files on your iPhone will be displayed and categorized according to file types. You can preview the files from your computer freely.

Step 3: Now go to the desired file type and select the files you'd like to back up, then click the Recover button to back up iPhone without passcode.

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1.2 How to Extract Locked iPhone Files from iCloud/iTunes Backup via iPhone Data Recovery

What if your iPhone didn't connect to the computer you currently using before, thus unable to make the locked iPhone detected by the computer? Well, this tool offers another two recovery modes: Recover from iCloud Backup File and Recover from iTunes Backup File for you to extract backup from iCloud or iTunes directly. With these two modes, you don't need to connect your locked iPhone to PC.

>> How to Extract Locked iPhone Files from iCloud:

If you have enabled automatic iCloud backup before, then files from your locked iPhone will be backed up automatically to iCloud when connected to Wi-Fi. With iPhone Data Recovery, you can easily access and export data on your iCloud account.

Here's how:

Step 1: After launching software on PC, select Recover from iCloud Backup File and then log in to it with your Apple ID and Password.

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Step 2: You will see the iCloud backup lists are displayed on the screen, select the required backups and then click Download.

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Step 3: After downloading the iCloud backups, you can preview and select the files you'd like to extract, then click Recover to save them to your PC.

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>> How to Extract Locked iPhone Backup from iTunes:

If you have backed up iPhone to iTunes before, here's how to restore iPhone backup from the computer directly without entering the passcode for iPhone.

Step 1: Run the program on PC and select Recover from iTunes Backup File, then select the wanted backup record and click Start Scan to scan the files.

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Step 2: After scanning, you can preview and select the files you want to restore, and then click the Recover button to save them to your PC.

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Part 2: How to Back Up iPhone without Entering Passcode via iTunes

As an iPhone user, you may be familiar with Apple's iTunes. It is a useful tool to help you back up and restore iPhone. If you have been using iTunes to transfer files between your iPhone and computer, then using iTunes is another workable solution to back up iPhone without unlocking your iPhone.

Here's how to back up iPhone without entering passcode via iTunes:

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer with a suitable USB cable, then run iTunes on your computer. iTunes will automatically detect your iPhone so you don't need to unlock your iPhone.

Step 2: Click the device icon located on the top left corner and then go to the Summary tab.

Step 3: On the Backups section, check the box of This computer and then click Back Up Now to back up your iPhone to computer without unlocking it.

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Bonus: How to Unlock iPhone If You Never Synced with iTunes

To unlock an iPhone that never synced with iTunes before, you will need to put your iPhone into the recovery mode. It is to be noted that the data and settings on your iPhone will be erased after restoring your iPhone.

Here's how:

Step 1: Turn off your iPhone and connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable, then open iTunes on your computer.

Step 2: Press and hold both the Home button and the power button at the same time until you see an Apple logo shows on your iPhone screen.

Step 3: After your iPhone has entered the recovery mode, release the buttons. You will see two options in iTunes: Restore or Update, select Restore. After the process is complete, you can set up your iPhone and use it again.

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Final Words

If you forgot your the passcode for your iPhone and cannot find a way to back up iPhone without passcode, don't despair, try the iPhone Data Recovery to get back your files from an unlock iPhone. Also, iPhone Data Recovery can help you access the files from your iCloud/iTunes backup, it is an amazing tool to help you rescue data from locked or broken iPhone.

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