How To Recover iPhone, iPod Or iPad's Passcode With Gecko iPhone Toolkit [Guide]
iPhone’s passcode is the only way to make your iPhone a little secure, you can easily set a passcode from your iPhone’s Settings.app. Though the advantages of setting a passcode are a lot but it can get really frustrating if you forget your passcode. Well there’s no official way to recover your lost passcode, but there is a way to recover it. We’ve already covered a guide regarding recovering your lost passcode but there is another way to do it. Now you don’t need to restore your iPhone when you forget your passcode. You can recover it the easy way using Gecko iPhone Toolkit.
This method works on limra1n exploit so it will only work for non A5 devices which are:
- iPhone 3GS
- iPhone 4
- iPod Touch 3G
- iPod Touch 4G
- iPad 1
If you’ve lost your iPhone’s passcode you recover it by following some simple steps posted below:
Things you will need during this process:
- Microsoft .NET 4.0 (Download it from here)
- Gecko iPhone Toolkit (Download it from here)
- iOS Firmware file for your iPhone (Download them from here)
Step 1: If you don’t have Microsoft .NET 4 then you won’t be able to run Gecko iPhone Toolkit so make sure you download and install .Net 4.0 before you run Gecko iPhone Toolkit.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable
Step 3: Run Gecko iPhone Toolkit and select your device and click “Boot”
Step 4: It will now ask you to select your iOS firmware file, browse your respective firmware file and click “OK”
Step 5: After selecting your firmware you will see a familiar redn0w jailbreak window and this is the point when you should put your iPhone in DFU mode.
To enter DFU mode:
- Hold Power and Home buttons for 10 seconds
- Now release the Power button but continue holding the Home button for 10 more seconds
- You device should now be in DFU mode
Step 6: You will see another pop up window which will warm not to diconnect your iPhone while it’s cracking your passcode, click “OK”
Step 7: Now you should see some numbers running on the screen and after some time you will see your recovered passcode at the bottom of the screen like illustrated in the image below.
Step 8: Disconnect your iPhone and give it a hard reset to get it out of DFU mode
Step 9: Enter the 4 digit passcode which you noted in Step 7 and you’re golden.
Don’t like reading much, here’ a video guide:
That was it folks! You can now easily recover your passcode with couple of steps. Feel free to contact us in case you face any problems.
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