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3 Solutions: iPhone is Disabled Connect to iTunes How to Unlock

When you forgot iPhone password and enter the wrong password too many time, you'll receive "iPhone is disabled. Try again in 1 minute". If you continu attempting to unlock iPhone, you may get try agian in 5 minutes, 15 minutes, 60 minutes, and finally the worst is "iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes". Your iPhone is locked up and disabled. Here you'll find a few methods to fix iPhone is disabled connect to itunes.

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Way 1: Fix "iPhone is Disabled Connect to iTunes" with iPhone Passowrd Unlock Tool

The most effective and easy way to unlock disabled iPhone XR/XS/X/8/7/6s/6/5s is with a iPhone passcode bypass tool - Tenorshare 4uKey . It can reset a disabled iPhone without iTunes and without needing to trust the computer first. Download 4uKey free and read on how to bypass iPhone lock screen when it is disabled and locked.

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Step 1. Open 4uKey and connect disabled iPhone/iPad to computer, click Start button.

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Step 2. Before removing password, you should donwload the firmware package.

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Step 3. 4uKey will start resetting disabled iPhone with the firmware package.


When the process is completed, your disabled iPhone is restored to factory settings, with all data and settings (screen passcode included) erased.

Way 2: Bypass "iPhone Disabled" with iTunes

If you have syncedyour iPhone with iTunes before, just follow this solution to fix "iPhone disable connect to iTunes" issue.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer. Then iTunes will open automatically.

Step 2: Right click on the iPhone and then select " Backup Now" at the bottom of the right section of iTunes. Once the backup completed, select to restore the device. You restore the device with the most recent backup.

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Way 3: Unlock Disabled iPhone using iCloud

If you have not synced your iPhone with iTunes before, you can still troubleshoot "iPhone Is Disabled Connect to iTunes" with iTunes with iCloud. Follow these simple steps to do that.

Step 1: First of all, head over to icloud.com/#find and sign in to your iCloud account.

Step 2: Then select the device you want to erase after clicking on All Devices at the top.

Step 3: Up next, hit the "Erase iPhone" button. It will remove all the data along with the passcode lock on your iPhone. 

Step 4:  After erased, you can restore it using a backup or set it up as a new device.

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Which Solution Suits Me to Fix iPhone is Disabled?

Among the three solutions to iPhone disabled fix, which solution shall you use? It depends and we elaborate their differences in the chart below. You can choose the suitable one to fix the disabled iPhone in different situations

  4uKey iTunes iCloud
"Find My iPhone" is Enabled Work Does not work Work
"Find My iPhone" is Disabled Work Work Does not work
Apple ID and Password Does not need Does not need Need
Operation Difficulty Very Easy Medium Medium
Success Rate 100% Unsure Unsure


Hope one of the above solutions is helpful in solving disabled iPhone once and for all.

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