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Lock screen bypass on iPhone with iOS 7

What is Lock Screen Bypass on iPhone, iPad?

Before we go into detail about Lock Screen Bypassing, let’s see what’s Bypassing is. The term Bypassing indicates that choosing an alternate path rather than moving in a general path. Let’s compare the same with Lock Screen Bypassing.

In Lock Screen Bypassing, rather than unlocking your screen and launching your apps, you can directly access your apps without unlocking the screen. It was implemented in iOS.

Siri Settings for Lock Screen Bypass

Before you try Lock Screen Bypassing, make sure Siri settings were enabled on your device or not. Follow the below steps to enable Siri settings:

Enable Siri

Enable Siri settings on your device by navigating to the Settings page.

  1. Launch Settings on your device and tap on General settings.
  2. Now, choose Siri option among the General setting.
  3. Enable the entire desired toggle buttons in Siri.
  4. And also make sure whether Siri toggle button is enabled with Passcode settings.

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Lock Screen Bypass on iPhone or iPad

Let’s check how to bypass the lock screen by following the below steps:

  1. Lock your screen and try the Lock Screen Bypassing.
  2. When your screen is locked, a passcode will be shown on the screen. Make sure you do not enter the passcode.
  3. Now let’s try Bypassing of LockScreen by Holding your Home button for a while to find the Siri option enabled.
  4. When Siri pop-ups on your device, tell the name of the application or the task that you need to perform.

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Once Siri is launched and tell the task you need to perform. That is ow the iOS lock is bypassed. These are few examples where Lock Screen Bypassing is done

Case 1: Post a status on Facebook/Twitter

  1. Launch Siri by holding the Home button
  2. Say Siri to post a status on Facebook/
  3. It asks for what do you want to post
  4. Enter a text message and tap on Post button
  5. Your status gets successfully posted

Case 2: Search Contacts

  1. Launch Siri by holding the Home button
  2. Say Siri to search for a contact
  3. It shows the relevant contact you need to search for

Case 3: View or Send a message

  1. Launch Siri by holding the Home button
  2. Say Siri to search for a message or ask to send a message to a particular contact
  3. Enter the text message and tap on Send button
  4. Your message gets successfully delivered

Case 4: View Recent contacts or dial a person

  1. Launch Siri by holding the Home button
  2. Ask Siri to show the Recent contacts
  3. Up to 10 recent contacts will be displayed on your home screen.

Similarly, you can try few other cases where Siri can be used for LockScreen Bypassing. These trick may not work with latest iOS versions.

Originally posted 2015-01-06 18:02:10.