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I entered a wrong password into my iphone and it was disabled.How do i enable my iphone

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This is how you can enable your device:

  1. Plug/connect your device to a computer (PC or Mac)
  2. Turn it OFF
  3. Press and hold the POWER and HOME buttons together for EXACTLY 10seconds
  4. Release the POWER button but keep holding the HOME button until the computer beeps indicating that a USB device is recognized.
  5. Open iTunes and restore your device.

WARNING: Restoring will delete all data on your device including the jailbreak and unlock, but this is the only way for you to recover it.


If you don't get it at first, try holding the buttons for lesser time or see the other procedures and some screenshots on my tip (link below):

http://www.fixya.com/support/r5541493-put_iphone_ipod_touch_dfu_mode_restore

Posted on Nov 07, 2010

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Your iPhone is currently on disabled mode after entering wrong combination of password. There are several ways to gain back the access to your iPhone:

First Method: iTunes
1. Using your computer, open iTunes where you have recently backed up your iPhone.
2. Connect your iPhone. Once your iPhone is detected, a notification will appear to enter your passcode. Note: If the lockscreen doesn't show, proceed to next method.

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1. While your iPhone connected to iTunes, powered on. Hold down the Power key + Home button simultaneously until the screen off, keep on pressing the Home button then release the Power key until iTunes detected that your iPhone is on Recovery Mode. Note: An iTunes logo will appear on the iPhone when Recovery mode is enabled.
2. On iTunes, click on Update iPhone. It may take a while to download the software, so leave it for a while connected until the installation complete.
3. Once updated, try unlocking your iPhone. Note: If you still can't unlock your iPhone proceed to next method.

Third Method: Restore (last option)
1. If method 1 and 2 fails to unlock your iPhone. Then try to restore your iPhone into its factory default and restore your backup after.
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4. It may take a while to download and install the software, so leave your device connected until the process complete.
5. After your iPhone has been restored, choose restore from a backup or iCloud, then wait until your iPhone successfully synced your old data.
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When you enable iPhone passcode security, the phone requires you to enter the code to display the home screen.
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This disabling security feature is designed to protect it from unauthorized tampering.
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iPhone allows you to not only create a new passcode, but specify the amount of time it should take before the screen locks after inactivity.
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Tapping the "Settings" icon on the home screen will bring up the phone's settings.
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