How To Fix “iPhone Is Disabled” Error In iOS 12 Without iTunes


Have you ever witnessed a message “iPhone is disabled” and “try again in x minute” on an iPhone/iPad? The worst scenario, it will “iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes”, and that device could not be useable that time. What is going on, why does the iPhone get disabled? What are the solutions to use the iPhone again? The answers to these questions are usually straightforward in this post.  Read on it and you can then unlock and re-enable the iPhone again for full functions.

Why does it appear “iPhone Is Disabled” message?

A locked iPhone requires a passcode, FaceID or Touch to unlock it as a security precaution. However, if the iPhone passcode has been incorrectly typed five times in a row, the iPhone will automatically disable for 1 minute, and the “iPhone is disabled” error message will show up on the screen. The obvious solution, in this case, is waiting for the minute to bypass and enter a correct passcode to unlock it.

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Unlock iPhone in “iPhone is Disabled, Try Again in X Minutes” screen

If you want to unlock an iPhone stuck on the “iPhone is disabled” screen, you will need to wait for the time to pass it, then enter the correct passcode. But if you can’t wait, or if you don’t remember the passcode, there are still solutions to help you bypass this error.

Fix “iPhone Is Disabled” In iOS 12 Without iTunes

If you are encountering the worst scenario, “iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes” the first solutions you can try is using iTunes to restore your iPhone/iPad in recovery mode. However, it requires you a backup recently made on that computer, and hopefully you remember the actual passcode, otherwise, you need to erase the device and lose all data stored on it, which requires you to do many tasks. So, to help you save up time, we are going to show you a guide to fixing “iPhone Is Disabled” on iPhone/iPad in iOS 12 and older versions without using iTunes.

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