This article gives a brief description of the issues, that can arise in iPhone if someone enters the wrong passcode in the phone 10 times continuously. If you haven’t had any backup of your iPhone, then you follow below-mentioned method to backup disabled iPhone.
Because of the user forgetting the passcode, the kid’s misoperation, or some other situations, the iPhone passcode is entered wrong for a few times in a row, and then there is a piece of message saying “iPhone is disabled. try again in X minutes”. The worst scenario would be if you have entered the passcode wrong for 10 times in a row, the iPhone would be disabled like forever. At this point, you need to take some actions to remove the passcode and restore the iPhone so that you can use the iPhone again.
However, before you restore the iPhone to remove the old passcode, you need to know that restoring means all of the iPhone data would be erased. Guess you have already known that, so you are looking for the practical method to back up the disabled or locked iPhone. And after the restoring, you can put the important data back on the iPhone again. But how do we back up the iPhone if it is disabled? Don’t worry, in this guide, we will share every single detail about how to back up your locked iPhone, but also including how to remove the disabled iPhone passcode. Check them now.
The answer is definitely YES. But the exact solution would vary from your iPhone situation. More specifically, has the iPhone synced with the iTunes before, or is it recognized by the iTunes now? If it is, then we can still use the iTunes to back your disabled iPhone. And here are the detailed steps.
Note: This method only works if you have made a backup of your iPhone on a trusted-computer. As long as you’ve backed up your iPhone in iTunes before and haven’t restart your iPhone after you connected it to iTunes in the last time, then iTunes won’t ask you to enter your password to back up the device again. So, before doing the restore operation, you can back up your locked iPhone with iTunes to avoid losing data.
Surely the iTunes will back up the whole data that it supports. This could be time-consuming. So if you wanna save some time and just back the data you want to, here we sincerely recommend you an iTunes alternative – AnyTrans to get the job done. And here is the detailed guide: How to Back up iPhone with AnyTrans >>
While, if the iPhone has not synced with iTunes, then the iTunes way does not work anymore. So in this situation, how can we back up the disabled iPhone? The workable plan is to remove the passcode without erasing the iPhone. But we know how hard that is. And for now, we cannot ensure you one 100% safe and practical method. But here is an interesting tip that you can try. The precondition of this tip is that you have enabled the Siri on the disabled iPhone. And here are the detailed steps.
We all know that besides iTunes, we can also use the iCloud to back up the iPhone. So can we back up an iPhone to iCloud if it is locked? I am afraid not. Because to back up the iPhone to iCloud, we need to first access the iCloud option in iPhone. The disabled iPhone cannot enable us to do it, obviously.
Still, the methods to remove the iPhone passcode depend on whether iTunes can recognize the iPhone to not. If iTunes can recognize your iPhone, please follow the following steps to finish the passcode removing.
If the disabled iPhone cannot be recognized by iTunes, then we need to use the recovery mode to erase the passcode.
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