How to Fix “iPhone Is Disabled Issue” on iPhone 7/7 Plus Using iTunes
When you enter wrong passcode too many times, your iPhone 7 will appear a warning message “iPhone is Disabled”. If you see the disabled message on iPhone 7 & 7 Plus, just follow the given steps below to solve the issue. In addition, even if you forgot to back up your device’s content in iTunes before, data recovery is still possible. Here is how to do.
Restore iPhone 7 or 7 Plus Without iTunes Backup
If you have never made a backup for your iPhone 7/ 7 Plus on iTunes, your device will not be able to be backed up once it’s locked. After it has happened, the single method is to restore your device through the iTunes so that it is in a new state. But your data, contacts, apps, music and everything stored on your iPhone 7/ 7 Plus will be lost.
Steps to Fix “iPhone 7 is Disabled Connect to iTunes” Issue Using iTunes
- Connect your iPhone 7 / 7 Plus to your Windows PC or Mac using a lightning cable.
- Put your iPhone into DFU mode or recovery mode by turning of your device and then pressing and holding the Power+ Volume Down keys
- Launch iTunes (make sure you have installed the latest version on your computer).
- Click “Restore” when the message stating your iPhone is in recovery mode appears
If the restoration happens without any issues, all data will be erased and your device is set up as a new device. Then, you can use your iCloud account to restore all the content.
Also see: Know How to Fix Wrong Location on iPhone
There is some advice to avoid this issue in the future. The simplest is to avoid entering wrong passcode several times, which will make your iPhone locked and disabled. But it’s not always possible. Another thing you should do is activate complicated passcodes; requiring long character strings before your passcode is rejected.
Do you have other solutions to fix the issue of disabled iPhone, and by past the warning message about it? If yes, feel free to share with us in comment below.