How to Unlock Disabled iPhone

If your iPhone is getting the “iPhone is Disabled Connect to iTunes” error, then this will prevent you from unlocking the device. The most likely reason why your screen says ” iPhone is Disabled Connect to iTunes” is that you forgot your passcode, tried too many wrong passcodes, or someone else is using your phone to try to unlock it. Or the iPhone is in your pocket or bag, touching the screen of your phone without you realizing it, and failing to enter your passcode multiple times.

If you have wrong password 5 times in a row, then your iPhone is disabled for 1 minute. If the passcode is wrong 7 times in a row, the iPhone is disabled for 5 minutes, if 8 times, it is disabled for 15 minutes. if 9 times, disable for 60 minutes. If 10 times, your iPhone is disabled indefinitely.

When this happens, you usually need to erase your device to remove the lock and passcode. Below we have compiled several methods to fix the iPhone disabled issue.

Method #1: Use iTunes

When you are faced with the “iPhone is Disabled Connect to iTunes” error, the first solution you come up with is using iTunes. First open iTunes on your computer and connect your disabled iPhone with a USB cable. Click the device icon in the interface, click “Summary”, and then select “Restore iPhone”. Click the “Restore” button to confirm, and iTunes will clear all data on your device and restore it to factory settings.

Method #2: Use iCloud

Instead of Windows, you can also use iCloud to unlock your disable iPhone, At the first, you need to enter in iCloud, and sign in it with your Apple ID. Then choose Find My iPhone feature. In this menu, you will need to select the disabled iPhone to unlock. Finally, you need to click Erase iPhone button to make the iPhone come back to the factory settings, your record has been erased for the sake of security.

Method #3: Use Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker

Instead of iTunes or iCloud, actually you can also use Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker to unlock your iPhone, it allows you to unlock iPhone without Apple ID. 

Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker Overview

Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker is the software aim to help you unlock iPhone/iPad/iPod without passcode. It supports Windows and Mac systems to unlock your iOS devices. The passcode that helps you unlock iOS device when your iPhone is disabled, especially if you forget your passcode. In addition, no matter what the situation you are faced with, such as forgotten iPhone password, second-hand iPhone/iPad/iPod, iPhone is broken screen, face recognition failure, various wrong attempts or more, you can quickly open iPhone/iPad/iPod contacts without password effortlessly after using Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker.

It is a very simple and easy-to-use, eye-catching iPhone screen unlocker that can help you effectively remove iPhone passcode without Apple ID. It supports all iOS system, even the latest iOS 15.

The main features of Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker are as below:

1. Remove Apple ID

Help you remove Apple ID easily without password from iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in a high success rate.

2. Unlock iOS Screen

Enable you to unlock 4 kinds of passcodes, including 4-digit or 6-digit passcode, Touch ID, and Face ID, whatever the situation it is.

3. Unlock Screen Time Passcode

Support you to unlock screen time passcode as well without any data loss, in 100% success rate.

4. Unlock MDM

Help you Bypass MDM  in with 100% Success, and 100% keep your data safe.

How to use Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker

The procedure of Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker requires only 3 simple steps. The accompanying steps tell you the best way to unlock disabled iPhone with Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker:

Step 1: Make sure Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker is installed on your computer, run it, and connect the disabled iPhone to the PC. Select the Unlock iOS Screen feature.

Step 2: After clicking the start button, you need to download the firmware package. Confirm whether your device information recognized by the software is correct, and click Download.

Stage 3: Once the download is complete, click Unlock button and make sure the disabled iPhone remains connected with the PC until you are prompted that your iPhone is unlocked.

Method #4: Use Find My iPhone

 If you want to unlock disabled iPhone without computer, and you have another iOS device with you, so you can use the Find My iPhone feature to unlock your iPhone. If the another iPhone is under the same Apple ID, you do not need to sign in it with your Apple ID, just tap the iPhone you are going to erase, and then tap the Erase iPhone option to erase your iPhone data to factory settings.