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How do I unlock my iPhone?

103 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Jun 16, 2013 8:25 PM by GeekBoy.from.Illinois RSS
jennacheer Calculating status...
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Jun 16, 2013 6:55 PM

I went to change my password on my iphone and I confirmed the password. Than I locked it and went to put the password in and it said I put it in wrong.

  • carl wolf Level 6 Level 6 (13,900 points)
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    Jun 16, 2013 7:10 PM (in response to jennacheer)

    Try the old password.

  • GeekBoy.from.Illinois Level 4 Level 4 (2,730 points)
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    Jun 16, 2013 8:25 PM (in response to jennacheer)

    Well,  when I first got my iPhone 5, one of the first things I did was to enable the 4 digit passcode.  I entered the code twice and it gladly accepted it, and I was happy.  About half an hour later, I pulled out my iPhone to do something with it, and suddenly it wouldn't accept my 4 digit code.  After several incorrect attempts, and some waiting (I was up to the 15 minute wait between attempts) I was able to figure out where my fingers hit when trying to enter my passcode, and got my iPhone unlocked.  I then promptly changed teh passcode to wheat it should have been set to the first time, and all was happy.  For me the iPhone 5 screen digitizer was taking my finger hits as lower on the screen than I thought I was tapping, so my code had replaced a '1' with a '4'.

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