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Backdoor Found to Unlock A Password Protected iPhone
Written by Angelo Castigliola   
Oct 25, 2010 at 07:01 PM

Reported by Wired:

A Brazilian iPhone customer demonstrates the quick method to circumvent an iPhone’s passcode-protected lock screen: tap the “Emergency call” button, then enter three pound signs, hit the green call button and immediately press the lock button. That simple procedure gives a snoop full access to the Phone app on the iPhone, which contains the address book, voicemail and call history.

Impress your friends with this hack while it last. Apple will push out software to remove this backdoor, and possibly other codes that bypass the lockscreen, soon. You can view the video to see the exact key-sequence.

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Comment by Angelo Castigliola on 2010-12-16 19:24:49
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Comment by on 2011-10-12 09:25:21
backdoor password for iphone passcode

Comment by on 2011-10-19 16:42:36
my iphone is lock by my nephew, and he cant remember the passcode, could you help me

Comment by Anonymous on 2011-10-31 16:45:31

Comment by Anonymous on 2011-11-24 10:29:10

Comment by on 2015-02-17 16:48:01
My little girl has changed my lock code an dosent no wot she's put any ideas wot I can do?
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