Is iPhone Disabled for 46 Years? Tips to Fix the Impossible!

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The problem “iPhone is Disabled, try again in 23614974 minutes” is a common occurrence, and it’s getting iPhone users frustrated. You may be asking yourself, “how can I wait for 46 years before unlocking my iPhone, and why are my getting this notification?”

Firstly, we shall be looking at the reasons why iPhone is restricting you from accessing your files and data. Secondly, we shall be discussing ways to fix this issue.

Why Is My iPhone Disabled for 46 Years?

Here are the reasons why you are getting the notification “iPhone is Disabled, try again in 23614974 minutes”.

  • This notification is usually a glitch or bug in the iOS software.
  • You may have entered the wrong passcode too many times, causing iOS security features to delay you for too long.
  • A bug may have caused your iPhone time machine (clock) to malfunction or reset to default, thereby over timing your next trial.

iPhone Is Disabled for 46 Years, How to Fix It?

The tips we shall discuss here will help you to solve this problem. Nonetheless, be more attentive in studying the first solution because it can fix other iPhone lock screen and disabled issues.

#1. The Auto Fix: Refresh iPhone with LockWiper

When you get an incredible notification like “iPhone is disabled, try again in 23614974 minutes” on your iPhone lock screen, it’s enough to put you off, set your mind on confusion and stress you up. However, those who understand the effectiveness of iMyFone LockWiper will not shiver in such a situation.

If you ask us “What’s so outstanding about iMyFone LockWiper?”, we will answer you “Everything”. LockWiper is the ultimate iPhone unlocking tool, iPhone/iPad/iPod touch lock-screen remover, and the best tool for fixing disabled iPhones. This tool can refresh your iPhone with just 3 clicks to remove incredible lock screen notifications and reopen your iPhone.

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  • Easily fix “iPhone is Disabled, try again in 23614974 minutes” or “iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes”, etc. without stress.
  • All your iPhone lock-screen issues and errors can be fixed: iPhone stuck at Apple logo, DFU/recovery mode, frozen screen, white/black screen, etc.
  • Remove iPhone screen lock without any passcode or account.
  • Fully support the unlocking of locked, disabled and broken screen iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.

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Steps to Fix “iPhone Disabled for 46 Years" Using LockWiper

Step 1. Download and install LockWiper on your PC or Mac. Launch it and click “Start” from the Home page. Then, connect your iPhone to your computer using an original Apple lightning cable.

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Step 2. Now, boot your iPhone in DFU mode. You can refer to the on-screen instruction on LockWiper interface.

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Step 3. When it’s done, LockWiper will jump to the next page. Download your iPhone firmware package by clicking “Download”. When the download is completed, click “Start to Verify”.

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Step 4. Click “Start Unlock > input 000000 > click Unlock”. That’s it. Just wait for a few minutes for LockWiper to fix the disabled issue.

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#2. Erase iPhone via iCloud

When your iPhone is disabled for 46 years, you can open it with iCloud using “Find My iPhone” feature. However, for this method to work, you must have enabled Find My iPhone before now. Your iPhone should be connected to internet as well.

Step 1. Log in to the official iCloud account using your friends Safari browser. Enter your Apple ID and password when asked to do so.
Step 2. Click “Find iPhone” and tap the “All Devices” option. iCloud will display a list of devices you’ve linked to your iCloud account. Select your iPhone to erase it.
Step 3. Choose “Erase iPhone” option, and confirm your selection. After a while, iCloud will automatically erase your iPhone, and open it.

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#3. Restore iPhone with iTunes

Just like iCloud, iTunes can help you to restore your iPhone and remove the disabled notification on your lock screen. Though some users complained that the recovery mode way was not working, you can still try restore iPhone if you synced your iPhone to iTunes in the past.

Step 1. Open iTunes on your Mac or PC which you synced iPhone before.
Step 2. Connect your iPhone using a USB cable.
Step 3. Wait for iTunes to sync and back up your iPhone. (If iTunes asks for any password, this way won’t be available for you.)
Step 4. Click “Restore iPhone” on iTunes. Confirm it by clicking “Restore” to continue.
Step 5. When it’s finished, you need to set up your iPhone. When you get to the Set-UP screen, click “Restore from iTunes”.
Step 6. Select your device in iTunes and choose the most relevant backup by looking at the date and size.

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In all, iMyFone LockWiper is still the ultimate solution in unlocking a disabled iPhone or fixing bug or lock screen issues in iOS devices. Download and install it now to fix your iPhone.

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