If you are getting to see an error message “iphone disabled connect to itunes” then you have entered the wrong password too many times and for security reasons your iPhone is locked and iphone disabled connect to itunes and factory reset iPhone and restore backup using itunes. So, let’s see in detail how to fix the iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes error and enter recovery mode and restore or factory reset the iPhone using itunes.
You will not be able to unlock your iphone if you get iphone disabled connect to itunes error on iPhone screen and iphone will recommend to connect to itunes and unlock iphone.
Unlock iPhone Disabled Connect to iTunes
Below methods will help you fix iphone disabled connect to itunes on any iPhone 14, 13, 12, 11 and its recommended not to enter the wrong password too many times and create itunes backup regularly if you are not.
Using iTines Unlock iPhone disabled Connect To iTunes
Step 1: Connect your iPhone device to your MacBook using the adapter.
Step 2: Now, you need to keep the iPhone in recovery mode and to do that – press and hold volume down button and quickly press and release volume up button and then press and hold power button and release it once you see connect to laptop icon appears on iPhone.
Step 3: Now, On your MacBook you will see the option “there is a problem with the iphone that requires it to be updated or restored”.
Step 4: Click on the Restore option and confirm it and itunes will download and install itunes update and it will restore your iPhone by installing the latest iOS on your Device – which will erase all content on your iPhone.
Step 5: After iTunes updates and installs the latest iOS completely then you can restore your backup if you are using iCloud or backup stored on your computer.
Step 6: Your device will restart and you will see the hello screen and you need to start setting up your iPhone from the beginning and restore backup from icloud or computer.
That’s it, this is how you iphone disabled connect to itunes using itunes by updating itunes and installing latest iOS on iPhone and restore backup on iPhone using icloud.
Using Find My App
Step 1: Login to apple id using other iPhone or iPad or login to icloud
Step 2: Now, go to find my app of web version in icloud
Step 3: Select Erase iPhone and confirm Erase in pop up window.
Step 4: Now, Open iphone find my app on iPhone and open find my app and select your iPhone.
Step 5: Swipe up and tap on erase this device and continue will on screen instructions.
Step 6: Enter apple id and password and confirm and continue and your iphone which is disabled connect to itunes error iphone will start erasing your iPhone and remove the device from another device here.
Step 7: Once iphone erase is completed you will see the hello screen and you can setup your iPhone from beginning and login with your apple id and login to icloud and start the restore process from icloud if you have backup stored on icloud.
That’s it, this is how you restore your iphone disabled connect to itunes error using find my app by erasing data.
Why does the iPhone disabled connect to itunes?
If you enter the wrong password three or more times, then your iphone will disable login and you will see an error message “iphone disabled connect to itunes” and you need to erase all data and restore iphone using itunes or Find My app on iPhone and erase all data.
How to Unlock a Disabled iPhone Without iTunes or iCloud or Computer
You will need to connect your iPhone to MacBook or Laptop and login to itunes and keep iphone in recovery mode and then update or restore and wait for iphone to erase all data and your iphone will restart after completing and you will be able to setup iphone from the beginning and restore backup from icloud and also you can use Find My app on iphone and erase your data by using itunes web version and logging in to other iPhone or iPad by using erase this device option.