1. bab2010's Avatar
    Well i'm not in that position at the moment but i nearly was about to forget the number security code of the lock screen on my iphone4. I want to know if there is a way to go around it or instaling an application that provide "password hint pop up" in case i come to forget the password?


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    02-24-2011 11:53 AM
  2. sting7k's Avatar
    Maybe with jailbreaking. But if there was a way around it that would kind of defeat the purpose of the code...

    If you really forget it the only way is to restore the iPhone as new with iTunes.
    02-24-2011 11:55 AM
  3. bab2010's Avatar
    Maybe with jailbreaking. But if there was a way around it that would kind of defeat the purpose of the code...

    If you really forget it the only way is to restore the iPhone as new with iTunes.
    Will i lose my data on the phone? Like those i have in awesome note, momento, download pro, docstogo even though i very often make the back up with my computer? And if not i will not lose any of my docs performing the restore, how to get that restore done? Just like what i use to read on google like home button and sleep/wake button hold down until i see apple mark?


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    02-24-2011 12:03 PM
  4. r2fa3l's Avatar
    if you jailbreak it.
    download lockdownpro

    if u forget ur code
    there's also a secret word u'll post
    and it'll unlock ur phone. [like a backup Password]

    if you don't remember either.....
    simply go to cydia and uninstall the app
    02-24-2011 12:07 PM
  5. sting7k's Avatar
    Will i lose my data on the phone? Like those i have in awesome note, momento, download pro, docstogo even though i very often make the back up with my computer? And if not i will not lose any of my docs performing the restore, how to get that restore done? Just like what i use to read on google like home button and sleep/wake button hold down until i see apple mark?


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    You will lose everything, again part of the security. If you restore from a backup that had the code I am pretty sure it will ask for the code when you restore.
    02-24-2011 12:14 PM
  6. bab2010's Avatar
    if you jailbreak it.
    download lockdownpro

    if u forget ur code
    there's also a secret word u'll post
    and it'll unlock ur phone. [like a backup Password]

    if you don't remember either.....
    simply go to cydia and uninstall the app
    No my phone isn't jailbreaked and i can't even do that as i'm not in the usa but in China and the iphone from Hongkong or taiwan and they can not be jailbreaked, i mean they can but itsn't stable like yours and more over after jailbreaking the iPhone4 here, you can not swich it off anymore. So i can't jailbreak my phone. So i'm asking for a way out from jailbreaking and cydia store, to pass the lock pass coded screen incase of forget what the pass code was. Thanks


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    02-24-2011 12:14 PM
  7. bab2010's Avatar
    You will lose everything, again part of the security. If you restore from a backup that had the code I am pretty sure it will ask for the code when you restore.
    Jesus... What i'm i suppose to do to prevent such a desaster? Write the password in my bible and never ever change it? Are u sure that the back up on the computer also backup my lock screen pass word???


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    02-24-2011 12:17 PM
  8. bab2010's Avatar
    ..........
    02-24-2011 12:18 PM
  9. Massie's Avatar
    What is the big deal here? If you're THAT worried about forgetting your code, write it down somewhere and put it in your safe, or email it to yourself.
    02-24-2011 12:29 PM
  10. bab2010's Avatar
    What is the big deal here? If you're THAT worried about forgetting your code, write it down somewhere and put it in your safe, or email it to yourself.
    Sure i can do that. And that's what i'm going to do by the way, i was hoping that there could be an app that can set up the lock screen password while asking to input hint and answer. That should have been very convenient and fearless somehow.


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    02-24-2011 12:36 PM
  11. FrostedDarkness's Avatar
    Passing the code? o.e This would just be a bug in the code without jailbreaking. An app in Cydia to bypass?
    02-24-2011 12:49 PM
  12. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Sure i can do that. And that's what i'm going to do by the way, i was hoping that there could be an app that can set up the lock screen password while asking to input hint and answer. That should have been very convenient and fearless somehow.


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    This makes no sense a reminder will not help you remember your passcode or you wouldn't have totally forgotten it then. What could be easier than writing 4 numbers on a piece of paper and putting it into your wallet?? I think that would be faster and easier than having a reminder question pop up because you still have to try and remember? A passcode is to prevent access to the phone so if there was an easy way to get around it like everyone has said it would be kind of pointless. So you can turn the passlock on, or leave it off. If you can't JB then like Massie said write it down and keep it in your wallet.
    02-24-2011 01:05 PM
  13. bab2010's Avatar
    This makes no sense a reminder will not help you remember your passcode or you wouldn't have totally forgotten it then. What could be easier than writing 4 numbers on a piece of paper and putting it into your wallet?? I think that would be faster and easier than having a reminder question pop up because you still have to try and remember? A passcode is to prevent access to the phone so if there was an easy way to get around it like everyone has said it would be kind of pointless. So you can turn the passlock on, or leave it off. If you can't JB then like Massie said write it down and keep it in your wallet.
    I beleive that when you forget the password of your email, your mail provider service gives you alternatives, ( what is your alternative email? What is the name of your first car or dog? Etc..) i beleive that when you forget the code of your bank card, your banker gives you alternatives like ( where is your ID or passport etc... So yes it's a security code yes, but still it should have provided at least one alternative in case of lost of the pass code, and this goes for everything that has a pass code except ofcourse the iphone4 lock screen pass code. So again i can write my pass code down on a paper and put it in my wallet, but itsn't what i'm supposed to be doing. Itsn't just not reliable at all as human can come to forget, and i didn't buy an iPhone for me to carry a piece of paper holding my lock screen pass word everywhere i go... Did i? Anyway guys thanks and i will write my pass code down each time i change the pass word to prevent my self from facing hell of the not remembering the iphone lock screen pass code.


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    02-24-2011 01:24 PM
  14. moneymike47's Avatar
    If you have Verizon, at least, you can call up and they can unlock it for you i think.
    02-24-2011 01:30 PM
  15. bab2010's Avatar
    If you have Verizon, at least, you can call up and they can unlock it for you i think.
    If what u are saying is true, at least verizon is preventive like i'm saying here. The device and the os was made by aple and they should have provided an alternative in case anyone happen to forget his iPhone lock screen pass word either than having to carry a piece of paper everywhere or having to go through tha pain of losing EVERYTHING.


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    02-24-2011 01:39 PM
  16. Ipheuria's Avatar
    I beleive that when you forget the password of your email, your mail provider service gives you alternatives, ( what is your alternative email? What is the name of your first car or dog? Etc..) i beleive that when you forget the code of your bank card, your banker gives you alternatives like ( where is your ID or passport etc... So yes it's a security code yes, but still it should have provided at least one alternative in case of lost of the pass code, and this goes for everything that has a pass code except ofcourse the iphone4 lock screen pass code. So again i can write my pass code down on a paper and put it in my wallet, but itsn't what i'm supposed to be doing. Itsn't just not reliable at all as human can come to forget, and i didn't buy an iPhone for me to carry a piece of paper holding my lock screen pass word everywhere i go... Did i? Anyway guys thanks and i will write my pass code down each time i change the pass word to prevent my self from facing hell of the not remembering the iphone lock screen pass code.


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    These are things that they will not give you until you provide identification to prove who you are. Also there are many times when you have to give an alternate email incase you don't get the questions right which happens alot. Anyway whatever my main point is writing the 4 numbers down and putting it into your wallet is not that difficult.
    02-24-2011 08:05 PM
  17. iLurk13's Avatar
    Why not use a credit card or bank card as a memory device. Almost everyone carries a credit card with them. A credit card has 16 numbers, 4 sets of 4 numbers, so pick a set and use that as your lock code. Then make sure to set the number of password tries to 4 or more on your iPhone so it won't lock out if you are wrong. If you forget just start entering each of the set of 4 numbers until you unlock your phone. This way you don't have to remember which set of 4 numbers and you don't have to worry about losing the little piece of paper. Just don't lose your wallet! lol.
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    02-24-2011 09:00 PM
  18. sting7k's Avatar
    If you have Verizon, at least, you can call up and they can unlock it for you i think.
    No, they can not.

    The ATM doesn't give me a hint when I go to get cash out if I forget my PIN.
    02-24-2011 09:27 PM
  19. bab2010's Avatar
    I think that apple can just add an option like after 5 wrong inputs, ask if yes or not to send the password to me email or something very reliable like that. I can not just be like if i happen to forget my password and previously didn't save it anyware i must lose evrything. But if going to the apple store can help recover the lost pass word, then i see it as an alternative because like the ATM post above, when i forget my password, yes the ATM doesn't give me hints, but i can go to my bank and there they will give me some hints and work around. That will be just perfect from apple.


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    02-24-2011 10:55 PM
  20. anon4705193's Avatar
    It looks like you've gotten some really good advice here (I personally like the idea of the credit/bank card and using one of those groups of numbers), but if you're so worried about remembering it and apparently won't do something like simply write it down why not just not use the passcode at all? While I can see your point that being e-mailed could help in a situation where you forgot (which, using it often I don't know how you could but I'll say something like after a night of drinking for example), but what if you are nowhere near a way to access your e-mail and need to use the phone immediately? It may be waiting for you but that won't be a help if you can't get somewhere to find out, know what I mean?
    02-25-2011 11:38 AM
  21. Rubel Bhuiyan's Avatar
    Well i'm not in that position at the moment but i nearly was about to forget the number security code of the lock screen on my iphone4. I want to know if there is a way to go around it or instaling an application that provide "password hint pop up" in case i come to forget the password?


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    01-11-2016 09:24 AM
  22. Rubel Bhuiyan's Avatar
    I forget my iphone4 requires passcode. so what can i do
    01-11-2016 09:26 AM
  23. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I forget my iphone4 requires passcode. so what can i do
    I assume you refer to the passcode that opens the phone. It's most likely a 4 digit number you set at some point. The ONLY way around it is to connect the phone to iTunes on a computer. Put the phone in DFU mode and restore the phone. Unless you can recall the passcode, there is no other way. None. And in doing this restore, you will lose all the data, including photos.
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    01-11-2016 10:03 AM
  24. Highrisedrifter's Avatar
    I honestly can't fathom how people can forget the code to their phone. Surely they used a memorable number in the first place, rather than just mashing the keyboard with spade-claw hands until they had a valid passcode...

    In any event, the passcode to your credit card, or one of the four groups of four numbers is exactly what I use (except I use one of the four groups of numbers on a family member's card, rather than my own) and I can honestly say that in all the years I have owned a phone that requires a passcode, I have not once forgotten it.
    01-11-2016 12:14 PM
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