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How to Fix iPhone Disabled Error After Wrong Passcode Entries [Guide]

by Fahad Saleem

How to Fix iPhone Disabled Error After Wrong Passcode Entries [Guide]

iPhone passcode try limit can be teasing sometimes. Our curious friends trying to sneak into iPhone can end up disabling up the iPhone because of wrong passcode entries. Sometimes we forget the passcode or enter wrong passcode entries in a hurry as well. In this article, we will tell you an easy method to enable iPhone after wrong passcode entries.

Fixing iPhone is Disabled Error Due to Wrong Passcode Entries

Restoring Your Device If You Have Synced it with iTunes Previously

Connect your iPhone with PC that contains iTunes with which your device is synced.

You need to right-click the device in the left column and select Backup.

When you have backed up your device, select Restore.

When you are finished, you need to restore from your latest backup.

Restoring Your Device If You haven’t Synced it with iTunes

In this case, when you connect your iPhone with your PC, it will require you to enter the passcode. Without entering the passcode, iTunes will not connect to the device.

Disconnect your device from PC and turn it off.

You need to press Sleep/Wake button for a few seconds until you see the red slider. You then need to slide the slider. Wait for the device to shut down.

Connect your device to your PC again while pressing and holding the Home button. The device should turn on now.

You need to continue holding the Home button, until you see the “Connect to iTunes” screen. Release the Home button when you see this screen.

iTunes will alert you that it has detected a device in recovery mode. Click Ok and then click Restore for restoring your device.

Restoring iPhone Using iCloud Backup

You can also backup your device from the latest backup created on your iCloud drive. For this purpose, you must first remove the data from your iPhone using Remote Wipe feature of Find My iPhone.

That’s it. It is not difficult at all to enable iPhone after wrong passcode entries. You just need to have some sort of backup of your device either on iTunes or iCloud. Even if you don’t have any backup, you can still restore your device by using the second method provided in this article.

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