iOS Passcode Brute-force Tools Overview

 

iOS PASSCODE BRUTE-FORCE TOOLS OVERVIEW

Brute force

We are happy to provide you with an effective solution of iOS screen lock removal, by using the tools for passcode brute-force attack.

Recently, repair centers of mobile electronics started to use special brute-force tools, to bypass the iOS device screen lock. Quite easy way to get and remove forgotten 4-digit passcode from iOS device, while the phone data remains intact. Brute-force tools can be used with any iPhone running iOS 7 or newer (later) version of iOS.

Process requires minimum of your time. Simply attach the tool and its optical sensor to the targeted iOS device and let it calculate passcode by brute-force procedure. Tool starts to enter automatically all the passwords from 0000 to 9999, until it finds the correct one. Any of the following tools can find the code within 6 seconds to 17 hours (maximum).

It is necessary to know what version of iOS is running on the device.

For iPhones 3GS, 4, 4S, 5, 5S with iOS 7.0.0 - 7.1.2, it appears to be relatively simple, tool simulates the password entry over the USB connection and sequentially brute-forces every possible password combination.

As for iPhones 4S, 5, 5S or 6 updated to iOS 8.0 - 8.1 version, you have to use a special adapter that connects to a battery, after physically disassembling the iPhone.

Brute-force tools comparison table:

Brand
iOS 7.0.0 - 7.1.2
iOS 8.0 - 8.1
Display (to read out the unlock code)
Sound signal notification about unlock
Phone charging
Standalone
Software
Manual
+
+
+
+/- (Depends on the package content)
PC required
-
+
-
-
+/- (Depends on the package content)
PC required
+
-
+
+
+
+
-
-
+
-
-
-
+
PC required
-

Main advantages and disadvantages of each tool:

IP-BOX

  • + With software, you can select custom password pattern, such as birthday date, etc.
  • + Informs about success with a sound signal
  • - Must be connected to a PC for firmware updates
  • - Needs special adapter for iOS 8.0 - 8.1 devices

MFC Dongle

  • + Detailed manual
  • + Updatable software
  • + Passcode brute-force on HTC / Samsung Android mobile phones (V4.3+)
  • - In order to read out the calculated password you need to connect it to a PC
  • - Needs a special adapter for iOS 8.0 - 8.1 devices

Miracle Black Box

  • + Fully standalone device
  • + Informs about success with a sound signal
  • - Doesn't support devices with iOS 8.0 - 8.1

ViTool

  • + Automatically detects iOS version
  • + Volcano Box Pack1 (also known as Merapi Pack)
  • - Works only when connected to a PC
  • - Doesn't support devices with iOS 8.0 - 8.1