Easily Erase Disabled iPhone without iTunes

By now, you are already aware that entering the wrong passcode on your iPhone for a certain number of times in a row will lock you out automatically. Perhaps you forgot the passcode or you someone else tries to access your phone and by so doing entered the wrong passcode, the results of these frustrating and unexpected situations are the same. While there are several options to solve such issues, the use of iTunes is the most popular. Hence, most users without access to iTunes have faced significant hardships in the past, in fixing their iPhone devices through erasing it.

Erase Disabled iPhone without iTunes via LockWiper

Most likely, you have come across many means of erasing your disabled iPhone around, perhaps on the internet or in books. In some instances, these suggestions might be real, using the iMyFone LockWiper unlocking app remains the safest and most trusted. With good reviews from previous users of iMyFone Lockwiper, the efficiency of the app has been tested and proven.

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LockWiper Erase Disabled iPhone without iTunes

  • Unlock iPhone without Passcode: Simple clicks is all you need to unlock your iPhone, giving you the freedom of your iPhone.
  • Unlock iCloud account when you forgot the password.
  • Supports Multi-Unlocking Options: Bypass your 4-digit /6-digit passcode, Touch ID as well as a Face ID security of your device.
  • Supports Locked, Disabled, Broken iOS Screen: iMyFone LockWiper works perfectly on locked, disabled or broken iOS screen without hassles.
  • High Success Rate: The app been tested and proven by several iPhone users out there, who have successfully unlocked their iPhones.

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Steps to Erase Disabled iPhone without iTunes

Step 1: Open iMyFone LockWiper software and click "Start."

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Step 2: Connect your iOS device to you computer.

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Step 3: Boot your iPhone/iPad into DFU mode.

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Step 4: Once your device is in DFU mode, iMyFone LockWiper will show the device information, including iOS version and phone generation. Then Download the firmware.

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Step 5: Click “Start Verify” when you finish downloading the firmware package

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Step 6: Click “Start Unlock” to begin the unlocking process. You will need to confirm the unlocking process.

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Step 7: Enter “000000” to continue.

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Step 8: The process will only last a few seconds before your iPhone unlocks successfully. Please note that the unlocking process will erase your iPhone.

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There you are, you have erase disabled iPhone without iTunes successfully.

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Erase Disabled iPhone without iTunes via iCloud

Imagine your phone has been disabled, since you could not get the right passcode, and you do not wish to restore it using the iTunes backup option. This means you do not want to take the help of iTunes in erasing your device, and then you can use the iCloud option.

Step 1. All you have to do is open your computer and through a reputable browser, log on to www.icloud.com. The page brings the option to log in by inputting your Apple ID and password.


Step 2. On logging in, locate the ALL DEVICES option at the top. You will find all iDevices that have been registered under your apple identity. Click on the particular iPhone that is currently disabled and which you wish to erase. Then click on “Erase iPhone” and confirm erase.


Step 3. Authenticate by entering your Apple ID and password and the erasing process will begin. When everything is wiped out, turn on your device, and you will find it as any new iPhone. You can then follow the instructions to set it up. When it’s time to restore from a backup, use your most recent backup via either iTunes or iCloud.


While it is possible to try as much as possible to avoid getting our iPhone devices disabled, you cannot rule out its happening. Hence, you need to be prepared at all times for such situations. So far, this piece has presented two alternative methods to erase your disabled iPhone device without having to go through the iTunes option.

These methods are seamless, tested and proven and they do not do any damage to your iPhone. With iMyFone LockWiper, you can easily unlock your iPhone if you forgot your passcode and you can’t connect it to iTunes or a computer. iMyFone LockWiper is easily available for download, by checking the internet.

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