How to Backup Data on Locked iPhone SE/6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS

By Andre Cooper on Aug 2, 2016 17:15:00 PM.

I Forgot My iPhone Passcode! I forgot the password for my iPhone 6 Plus. Now the lock button is broken, and iTunes doesn't recognize it. This iPhone 6 Plus has been used for a long time, and I think it's time to change it to a new iPhone 6 plus. Now What?

There’s good news and bad news to people who’ve forgotten the iPhone passcode. The good news is that all is not lost. The bad news is that you can’t recover the passcode in anyway.

First, you need to find a tool that allows you to recover data from the locked iPhone. No idea about it? Here is my recommendation: iOS Data Backup & Restore, which can assist you in accessing your iPhone, preview and recover contacts, messages, photos, videos, notes, call history and more contents on it without iTunes. Both of the programs currently work perfectly with iOS 9 and support iPhone 6s (Plus), iPhone 6 (Plus), 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS. Well, let's see how to backup locked iPhone data with iOS Data Backup & Restore tool.

First, download and have a try the professional iOS Data Backup & Restore tool:
iPhone Backup & Restore (Win) or iPhone Backup & Restore (Mac).

Next, let's check how to backup data on locked iPhone without iTunes in detail. This guide is based on the Windows version of iOS Data Backup & Restore. If you are a Mac user, please download the Mac version. The operation is similar.

How to Extract Data on Locked iPhone

NOTE: This method applies to iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS.

Step 1Connect your iPhone to the computer

In order to backup locked iPhone data, launch the program after installing it, and connect your iPhone to the computer. When your device is detected by the program, you'll see the window shown as follows.

backup locked iphone data

Step 2 Choose "iOS Data Backup & Restore"

After select the "iOS Data Backup & Restore", you need select the type of data to backup. Then click "Backup".

select and backup locked iphone data

Step 3Backup locked iPhone data

Now iOS Data Backup & Restore is backing up the data of your iPhone, please don't disconnect your device.

backing up locked iphone data

Step 4 Restore the backup contents

When the backup is completed, you can check all contents of the backup file in categories. Check any of them for exporting or restoring just need click on the button "Restore to device" or "Export to PC" at the right lower corner of the window.

restored locked iphone data

Note: If you're still asked to enter the password, don't be angry. You need to know that iOS Data Backup & Restore can't change anything on your iPhone, including disable the password. So, it won't help to erase the password. If you've synced your device with iTunes recently and iTunes would remember the password. In this way, iOS Data Backup & Restore can get into your device by using it. Of course, you don't need to run iTunes on your computer when you use iOS Data Backup & Restore. Please let your phone trust the computer when connecting your phone to the computer.

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