There is such a situation that the olds who in 70 to 90-year-old cannot remember any of the passwords. So what I did was I locked the laptop from home, and wrote a message in it saying there was a hard drive failure, and it needed to be restored. So, I tried common numbers me and my family would use I gave the phone to my dad and thoght he may have unknowingly locked it. Step 3 Click the button of Restore iPhone. Wait for the device to shut down.
We will show you how to fix your disabled iPhone with or without iTunes. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the restore process. There are two ways to enter the recovery mode. I had presumed that a flag is set somewhere, indicating how long a timeout is required before the next unlock attempt is permitted, which even persists through reboots under normal conditions. After entering the passcode incorrectly a number of times, you will have to wait 1 minute before trying again. Im going to wait again, 48 minutes left, to see if it lets me enter my password. If someone stole your iPad and tried to unlock it, the iPad would become permanently disabled, thus keeping the person from getting access to your iPad's data.
Years have gone by and a friend was in need of a phone. Is it possibly stopping because you or someone else? Before I erased and conected to itunes, I treied to make a phone call, the phone told me the sim was locked and would I like to unlock it? You may agree me that in some situation, you yourself have entered your passcode incorrectly because you have forgotten it? I suggest that a reinstall won't be too useful, so just erase the hard drive, and do a completely clean install. I told him to try a password, which was not the one that I had locked it with, but after the first failed try, I told him not to do it again. The phone was obviously disabled for some reason before that, possibly because of the drop or possibly for having tried to enter the passcode when the screen was damaged. But by doing that, we realized that the computer was not recognizing the device. How can one possibly wait 22 million minutes to try again? If there are other efficient ways the article missed, please leave us a message in the comments section below. What basically happened was the battery died to the point where the iPad lost the time and date, and thought it was 45 years earlier, 1971.
Kids love to tap buttons when they get your iPhone, so sometimes the device may be disabled because of kids. Make sure you have your library backed up. That is, the computer that you sync it with. So to answer you question, after blabbering. Again, you can boot to your recovery system, and erase the hard drive.
First, you should free download and install it on your computer. No passcode prompt after waiting. The problem is, it's a security feature. I had my laptop at my friends restaurant two brothers own it. This post introduces to you three methods to fix a disabled iPhone with or without iTunes. When he replaced the screen and disconnected the battery, the time and date on the phone reset back to the default in 1970 22 million minutes ago. Restart the iPad by holding down on the sleep button at the top of the iPad until the red slider appears, then slide to the right to power off the iPad.
I then turned on the iPad and it had corrected the time and date so I could once again enter my password! It can fix your disabled iPad even if iTunes failed. So turn off the password in iPhone or iPad is important for them. All content and settings will be removed then, and you can again set up your iPhone. The screen will display the repairing process. Hi there joy, try this steps o enable your ipad again: orce your iPad into Recovery Mode 1.
You iTunes then will immediately factory reset your disabled iPad device. The laptop still had Yosemite installed. To restore the iPhone, it will have to go into the recovery mode first. If you have a toddler, or even an older kid, they may have typed in the wrong passcode without realizing what might happen to the iPad. This is the state it was in when you first got it.
Follow the guide to wipe disable iPad. I think the problem was really just a low battery charge. Now, follow the guide to restore. I downloaded the latest software that afternoon and it has happened again for 45 minutes, then an hour! If you wish to contact our Live Support team, you can do so by clicking the link below. How to fix it if your iPhone is disabled? It isn't the passcode - I can't even get that far.
In this case, January 1st 1970. In my next post, I'll be explaining how to go about restoring your iDevice if that's what you need to do. Again, not sure if it works for a disabled one. They weren't able to do this because I created an account just for them to use the Internet. You can fix it with Solution 2 and Solution 3. As you do get to the language selector, then apparently it is not a firmware password. Does any one here had this issue? As soon as we plugged it back in, the 22 million second message went away and we were able to enter the password and use the device.