Recovery Mode is also useful if you want to erase the i Pad’s settings or troubleshoot a problem with the device.
If you’ve never synced with i Tunes or set up Find My i Phone in i Cloud, you’ll need to use recovery mode to restore your device. Use this method only if you have previously sync your i OS device with i Tunes.
How to Reset i Phone and i Pad forgot password without using i Tunes.
Also see: Set up apple tv without remote If you set up Find My i Phone on your i OS device or Mac, you can use i Cloud to erase and restore it. You’ll then be asked if you want to continue; after the confirmation, your i Pad Mini will reset and the Apple logo together with a loading bar will appear on screen.
Sherif Hasim has figured out an easy way to activate i Phone 4, i Phone 3GS and i Phone 3G without needing the official i Phone carrier SIM.
Please note it doesn’t unlock your i Phone but it activates it.
With Hasim’s method, you can hactivate your i Phone using phone book sim card, without actually going through the pains of hacking it.
Sherif Hasim has also posted a video to show you how it activate your i Phone without the official i Phone carrier SIM: Use any phonebook sim card, they are there in radioshak, mobile phone shops or any mobile tech moles , any phone book simcard will do the trick, no need for programmable sims, all those phonebook sims used to save ur contacts and transfer them have a universal ICCIDs preprogrammed so they all work.
If you forgot the passcode for your i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod touch, or your device is disabled.
Follow these steps if you’ve forgotten your passcode, or if a message says that your device is disabled..
Hactivation is the process of activating your i Phone without using an official i Phone carrier SIM.
Until now, you needed jailbreaking tools like Pwnage Tool to hactivate your i Phone.
Activating your i Phone means giving it access to the Home screen by telling your i Phone that you are using one of the i Phone’s official carriers.