iPhone is a well-known smartphone for its unique features as well as privacy and security features, but sometimes this feature also becomes a problem for people. Actually, if your iPhone is locked and you forget your Apple ID details, then in such a situation you cannot do anything even if you want. You have the option of getting it unlocked from a specialist or service center itself. But with a trick to solve this problem your friend will easily unlock your phone without a password.
This feature will work only in iPhones or iPad with iOS 15 software
Before understanding how this feature works, you should know which phone it is for. The American tech giant Apple has released this feature with the iOS 15 update. That is, apart from iPhone 13, it will work on every phone with iOS 15 software. The company has named this feature as ‘Recovery Contacts’.
Even if your iPhone is locked and you have forgotten your Apple ID details, you can easily unlock it without an expert. Let us know what is this special feature and how it works.
Please Note: You can only unlock the device using this method when you have enabled the setting earlier and added the recovery contact details. In case, you have not enabled this setting then refer to this guide provided by apple.
How to enable this setting?
To take advantage of the “Recovery Contacts” feature, you’ll need to make a few changes to your iPhone’s settings. Let’s check out the simple steps: –
First of all, go to your iPhone’s Settings.
Here at the top, you will see your Apple ID. Click on your ID.
After this, by clicking on the option with Password and Security, select the option of account recovery.
Now you will see the option to add account recovery contact. Here you enter the name and number of that friend or relative whom you will approach to unlock the phone in future on emergency.
In this way you will complete step one of this unique feature.
In this way, your friend will be able to unlock your iPhone without a password.
How your friends/relatives can unlock your iPhone without password?
Now that you have changed the settings on your phone for this feature, you must be wondering how that friend or relative of yours can unlock your phone. Let’s check this further.
If your iPhone is locked and want to unlock it, then now contact the friend or relative whose name and contact details you have put in the recovery contact.
Now that person has to go to the settings of his iPhone or iPad. There he has to click on his Apple ID.
Here he has to go to the Password and Security option.
On clicking here, he will get the account recovery option.
Now he will get an option to generate a special recovery code here, through which you will be able to unlock or recover your locked iPhone.
Things to keep in mind – A word of caution
Before trying out this feature, you need to be more careful while choosing recovery contacts. You will need to enter the name of the person you trust. In the recovery contact, you can enter the name of anyone who is over the age of 13 and has an iPhone or iPad with iOS 15 software.