How to Unlock iPhone when Disabled

How to unlock disabled iPhone? There are many iPhone users are asking. After six failed passcode attempts, the iPhone is temporarily disabled. If you fail to enter the passcode 10 times, the iPhone will be permanently disabled. Once the iPhone is permanently disabled, we can only get the iPhone back to use by wiping all the data on the device. After all of your iPhone data is erased, your iPhone passcode is removed as well, your iPhone is come back to the factory settings waiting for you to reset a new passcode. In this post, we will show you how to unlock iPhone when disabled with 3 ways, which is unlock disabled iPhone through iTunes, Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker, and Find My.

How to unlock iPhone with iTunes

iPhone disabled how to unlock? After 10 failed attempts, your iPhone displays a message of iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes. The first solution comes to our mind is using iTunes to unlock iPhone. Follow below steps to unlock iPhone with iTunes.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your PC with USB cable.

Step 2: Open iTunes. Check if the iTunes is the latest version.

Step 3: If your iPhone is already synced with this computer via iTunes, an iPhone icon will appear in the upper left corner of the iTunes window when iTunes detects it. (In Finder, the detected device will appear in the left sidebar.) Click it.

Step 4: If you have never used iTunes and iTunes cannot recognize your iPhone automatically, you can put you iPhone into Recovery mode, and then you will see a window shows that There is a problem with the iPhone “iPhone” that requires it to be updated or restored. Click Restore button to proceed.

How to unlock disabled iPhone without iTunes

A disabled iPhone will bring a lot of inconvenience to our lives. If you want to unlock your iPhone quickly and efficiently, and for various reasons, you cannot use iTunes, then Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker is the best solution to restore your iPhone back to normal. It can help you remove iPhone screen passcode and Apple ID without using iTunes or iCloud. The main features of Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker are as below.

  1. Various unlock iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch screen locks. Even if you don’t have a digital passcode, Face ID, Touch ID, or Apple ID, it can help you unlock iPhone/iPad/iPod passcode easily.
  2. Unlock Apple ID. Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker can not only help you unlock iPhone without password or iTunes, but also help you remove Apple ID from iPhone effectively.
  3. Unlock MDM or Screen Time Passcode without losing any data
  4. With concise UI interface, and clear one-line steps. It is very easy to use, and can help you unlock iPhone quickly.
  5. Supports almost all iOS versions and iPhone/iPad/iPod touch models.
  6. Absolutely safe, let yourself unlock your iPhone and 100% protect your privacy.

Below are the steps of how to unlock a disabled iPhone with Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker

Step 1: Download Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker on Windows or Mac. Run it and connect the disabled iPhone to the PC. Choose Unlock iOS Screen option, and click Start button.


Step 2: Put you disabled iPhone in DFU mode, and the program will recognize the iPhone model. Check if the information about your iPhone is correct, then click download button to download firmware package.


Step 3: After the download is complete, click Unlock button to unlock the disabled iPhone. After the unlocking process is complete, your iPhone is unlocked and come back to the factory settings.


Unlock a disabled iPhone with Find My

There are some users are also asking how to unlock a disabled iPhone without computer, actually it is very easy to do it. You can use the Find My app to unlock the disabled iPhone. Follow below steps to do it.

Step 1: Open Find My app on iPad, or another iPhone device.

Step 2: And then log in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 3: Then you will see all the Apple devices linked to the same Apple ID account on the map.

Step 4: Choose the disabled device you want to select.

Step 5: Press Erase iPhone button on the bottom. After that all of data of your disabled iPhone will be erased, including your iPhone passcode.

The bottom line

After reading this article, I believe you already clear about how to unlock a disable iPhone. If you are looking for an easiest way to unlock iPhone without iTunes or Apple ID, then Joyoshare iPasscode Unlocker it your best choice. And it supports you to test the free trial in Joyoshare official website. iTunes is the Apple official repairing app, but if you want to unlock iPhone without computer, then Find My is a good choice for you.

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