We all know that we need an iCloud and an Apple ID to use an iPhone and if it is dropped or stolen, we can simply track it. iPhone provides a fantastic security system with its passcode system. If you have forgotten your passcode and you entered it wrong six times in a row, your iPhone will be disabled. Now you will have to choose a method to fix disabled iPhone.
How to Fix Disabled iPhone
Fix Disabled iPhone without iTunes
It’s usually disheartening when you can’t access your iOS information after your iPhone has been disabled. At this point, many iOS users will be confused or utterly dismayed and with no clue on what next to do. We’ve brought a solution that is both comforting and satisfying – iMyFone LockWiper.
iMyFone LockWiper can fix and unlock a disabled iPhone in just one click. So, if you’re searching for ways to unlock your disabled iPhone, then consider using iMyFone LockWiper to access your iOS device without a passcode. You can try it now to unlock your iPhone screen without a passcode.
Key Features of iMyFone LockWiper:
- LockWiper offers you a quick feature to unlock disabled iPhone without a password.
- LockWiper supports removing passcode not only from disabled iPhone, but locked, and broken screen on iOS devices.
- 4-digit, 6-digit passcode, Touch ID or Face ID can be unlocked.
- iMyFone LockWiper can fix disabled iPhone even on the latest version of iPhone/iPad or iOS.
- iMyFone LockWiper can also remove icloud account lock without password.
Steps to unlock a disabled iPhone with LockWiper
Note: Before unlocking, you should know that using LockWiper to unlock iPhone will erase all the data on it.
Step 1: Launch iMyFone LockWiper on your PC.
Step 2: Choose “Start” and connect your iPhone to your computer using Apples original lightning cable.
Step 3: To continue, boot your iPhone in DFU mode.
- Switch Off your iPhone.
- Press and hold the Volume Down button and the Power button simultaneously for 10 seconds.
- Release the Power button and keep holding the Volume Down button until the device is in DFU mode.
Note: Different iOS Model may have different ways to access DFU Mode. Please follow the right guide to do that.
Step 4: On the download interface, click “Download” to continue. Please wait in patience.
Step 5: LockWiper will quickly verify the firmware when you click “Start to Verify”.
Step 6: In the end, just click the “Start Unlock” tab and then input “000000” on the pop up window to confirm the unlocking process.
Step 7: You iPhone will be unlock within minutes. Please make sure the iPhone is connected to PC.
How to Fix Disabled iPhone with iTunes Backup
This process is only suitable if you have synced your iPhone with iTunes. Keep in mind that if you have created your device backup already using iTunes, it would be straightforward to remove passcode as you won't lose your data. However, if you haven't created a backup, you will have to erase all the data on your iPhone which will remove passcode from it. If you are ready for this process, here is how to fix disabled iPhone.
Step 1: At the Beginning of all, connect your iPhone to the computer you used for iTunes syncing.
Step 2: Now open iTunes on your computer. If it asks for the passcode, you will have to use recovery mode on your iPhone.
Step 3: Now sync your iPhone with iTunes to create a backup and click on Restore button.
Step 4: It will erase all the current data on your iPhone.
How to Fix Disabled iPhone with iCloud
If you haven't synced your iPhone to iTunes and now you need to restore it, you can do it with iCloud. When you restore your device using iCloud backup, it will remove all the data on your selected device and will remove the passcode as well. Now you would be able to set up a new passcode on your disabled iPhone. Here is how to fix disabled iPhone with iCloud backup.
Step 1: You will have to use a different device to restore iPhone from iCloud. Go to icloud.com/find from a separate device and sign in with your current Apple ID.
Step 2: Here you will see a different screen with some instructions and options. Click on All Devices option on the top of your screen.
Step 3: Here you will see your disabled device. Select it and click on Erase device button.
Step 4: Now it will erase all the data on your selected device which will remove Passcode from your disabled iPhone.
Step 5: Then you can restore your iPhone with your previous backup from iCloud.
How to Fix Disabled iPhone with Recovery Mode
The iPhone recovery mode helps you in different situations when you have no other option left. For example, you are installing an iOS update, and something happens wrong. Now you cannot turn your mobile on, you cannot connect it to iTunes, and you are not allowed to perform any type of restore or reset n your mobile. In this situation, the recovery mode will help you to fix your disabled iPhone. In this state, you will have to use the recovery mode. Here is how to use the iPhone recovery mode.
Step 1: Initial to all, connect your iPhone to computer, turn your mobile off.
- For iPhone 8 / 8 Plus, press and quickly release the volume up and down buttons separately, then hold the side button.
- For iPhone 7 / 7Plus, press and hold side button and volume down button at the same time.
- For iPhone 6s and earlier, hold both the home button and top button.
Step 2: Hold it for some seconds until Connect to iTunes logo appears.
Step 3: Your iPhone is now in recovery mode. Here you'll see a pop-up window shows the options to restore / update, choose Restore.
Step 4: It will download software which you can use to fix disabled iPhone.
If you have forgotten your passcode and are not able to open your iPhone, you will have to find ways to remove the screeen lock. There are plenty of ways to do this job. Some methods are mentioned above that you can perform to get your iPhone unlocked. You can also use iMyFone LockWiper software which is a faster way to remove screen lock on your iPhone.