How to Restore Disabled iPhone with Ease

It is a very frustrating situation when you forget password especially when you face iPhone is disabled for X minutes. If you are seeking for its solution and want to know how to restore disabled iPhone then, this article will guide you.

By Thea Lewis | Posted: May. 18, 2018, Last Updated: May. 18, 2018
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iPhone is one of the most precious mobile devices on the planet. Every iPhone user wants to keep their device safe from harmful threats. People apply different passcode or passwords to keep their device secure from unauthorized users. Forgetting password is one of the common problems that everyone faces in their whole life. Guessing password with hit and trial method will lead to a problem like iPhone is disabled for X minutes.

Whenever an iPhone gets disable, it is a very frustrating situation to find out the correct one without deleting the mobile data. If you forget your mobile password and facing iPhone is disabled by entering the wrong password consecutively many times then, this is the best place for you to find the best solution to this problem. Here in this article, we are going to provide you best & easiest ways to restore disabled iPhone.

Method 1: How to Restore Disabled iPhone by Using iTunes

iTunes is the great mobile management tool that is designed by Apple to manage iDevices. This proprietary mobile device management tool is equipped with lots of features which make mobile management easier and convenient. If you have disabled iPhone and want to know how to restore locked iPhone, try iTunes to undisable it.

Step 1 Launch iTunes on your computer.

Step 2 One has to connect the disabled iPhone device to the computer via USB cable.

Step 3 Choose the recently made backup by clicking on “Restore iPhone” under the Phone summary to restore your device.

This method only works if you recently make a backup of your iPhone on a trusted-computer. If you didn’t, on your trusted-computer, before doing the restore operation, it is necessary for you to make a backup of your locked iPhone to avoid losing data.

How to Restore Disabled iPhone by Using iTunes

How to Restore Disabled iPhone by Using iTunes

Method 2: How to Restore Disabled iPhone via iCloud

iCloud is a cloud storage service developed by Apple to its iDevices. Engaging with iCloud, the user can backup data including photos, videos, messages, notes, and much more with iCloud.  When your iPhone got disabled, besides iTunes, you can also restore the disabled iPhone with your iCloud backup. And here is how to do.

Step 1 Initially, you have to open a web browser and type icloud.com to open iCloud official website. Then, sign in with your Apple ID.

How to Restore Disabled iPhone via iCloud - Step 1

How to Restore Disabled iPhone via iCloud – Step 1

Step 2 After that, you will see lots of options on the iCloud, click on the “Find My iPhone”.

Step 3 Now, one has to click on the “All Device” which is presented at the top of the screen.

How to Restore Disabled iPhone via iCloud - Step 3

How to Restore Disabled iPhone via iCloud – Step 3

Step 4 Then, select the “Device” which data you would like to wipe.

Step 5 Hit on the “Erase iPhone” to remove passcode from the disabled iPhone device.

How to Restore Disabled iPhone via iCloud - Step 5

How to Restore Disabled iPhone via iCloud – Step 5

Step 6 On your iPhone, select Restore from iCloud Backup to restore previous iCloud backup data to your iPhone.

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The Bottom Line

The above guide is the best way to remove the lock from your disabled iPhone device. But, by following this guide, you will lose all mobile data including photos, videos, messages, call history, and almost everything. No matter you choose Method 1 or 2, you’d better make a backup of your locked iPhone with iTunes before restoring. After restoring your iPhone successfully, you can recover your data from the backup you’ve made.

Thea Lewis

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as a movie lover, take pleasure in sharing workarounds of iOS & Android related problems.

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