Introduction: How to Remember Your Password on an IOS Device

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I know that many, many people have almost (or have) forgotten their passwords and are not able to reset their phone (though there is a method which is explained in another of my instructables, but you'll need a Mac computer). This will be in an instructable on how to not forget it (and it's not to keep a sticky note). And to this, the passcode must be one unlockable with numbers not a word.



WARNING: This method may be obvious to some people and they will figure out your pass code.

Step 1: Calculator

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For you to never forgot your password, you will need the calculator app installed on your phone.

Step 2: Type

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Now the password that you have securing your device, you must type that amount on your calculator app. So if my password was "1111", I would have to enter "1111" on the calculator app.

Step 3: Camouflage

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Now most of you think this probably a stupid idea and you already know where it is leading to. Well, this step makes it unstupid. When you're typing your 4-digit passcode on the calculator, you can type other numbers to sort of camouflage it, so people won't think anything at all of the numbers, but just a random bunch of number. You could put the first 4 numbers as your passcode, the last 4, or to make it even harder, a pattern. Check the pics above to see what I'm talking about.

Step 4: Screenshot

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Next, take a screenshot of the number you have put in by pressing the top button and the home button at the same time.

Step 5: Photos

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Go to photos and select the picture of that calculator number.

Step 6: Lock Screen

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Now set that picture to your home screen.

Step 7: Conclusion

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Now if you ever forget your password you can just look at your wallpaper and automatically remember. Be warned though, some people may be able to figure out this trick instead of some other people who don't give a second thought to you wallpaper so don't lose your device in the first place. You could have also done this with the notes app, but that would be even more obvious than this as you should know.

Comments

The_Doctor117 (author)2014-01-28

Well that camera button doesn't let u view the pictures you've already taken. So for instance if u went to the camera, and u had a password then it would only show the pics u just took that second

Marik I. (author)2014-01-28

Isn't there a camera button that you can press and u can go to the camera without having to the pass code. So u can just go there instead of making it ur lock screen.

The_Doctor117 (author)2014-01-27

That's a good idea Becker, can I put that up, I'll write contributed by beckertastic

beckertastic (author)2014-01-27

Might work better if you wrote the number on paper hidden with other numbers or something to camouflage it a little. :)

The_Doctor117 (author)2014-01-27

Yeah I know but some people might not even care so if u forget ur password u can remember by using this method

marcoboers (author)2014-01-27

Just displaying you're password on the screen.. then you could as well just not protect it with a password!

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