Forgot Iphone 4 password and need data back

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I have forgotten password of iphone 4 ( iOS 4 ) .. how can reset the password without doing factory restore . I have changed password many times after Synching last with iTunes also . how can i get this work ..

Please help
Shamshad78Asked:
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James HIT DirectorCommented:
well, you can still sync and backup your phone with iTunes and then just factory restore.
This will preserve your data and allow you reset your phone with a new PIN code.

I did this for a user who had the same problem and she lost nothing.
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Shamshad78Author Commented:
No it did not connect to itunes.. Itunes prompted yo enter passcode to connect to itunes.. I finally did a factory restore from recovery mode..
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Shamshad78Author Commented:
only factory restore worked
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