iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes-3 Things You May Want to Know

Changing new password on my iPhone 5 and forgetting it quickly happened to me loads of times. When I connect iPhone to iTunes it says "cannot connect since it is locked with a passcode". Lucky I found not only me have done such terrible thing, but there are a large number of iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes problems due to the password locked can be found on the internet.  

iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes
If you are one of the unfortunates, here are 3 questions you may want to get answers.
Q 1: Can I unlock iPhone?
Q 2: How do I fix the iPhone is disabled- connect to iTunes issue?
Q 3: Will I lose all my data after doing a restore?

I did a research and tested several times, and I decided to write this guide to explain how you can get the 3 questions above solved.

How to unlock iPhone passcode

Once disable or find the password, iTunes connection problem is resolved. If someone set up a password on your iPhone and forgot it, you have to restore your iPhone. If you are set a new password and forgot it, you should calm down and try to remember it. Your password maybe is 0000, or iTunes backup password, the birthday of people who means a lot to you etc.

How do I bypass the iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes screen?

Think and think, try over and over again, you have to give up guessing password until fail in many attempts. Restore iPhone is the only way you can choose.

Follow the guide given below to restore iPhone.
# Disconnect the USB cable from the device, but leave the other end of the cable connected to your computer's USB port.
# Turn off the device: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button for a few seconds until the red slider appears, then slide the slider. Wait for the device to turn off.
 # While pressing and holding the Home button, reconnect the USB cable to the device. The device should turn on.
# Continue holding the Home button until you see the "Connect to iTunes" screen. When this screen appears, release the Home button.
# iTunes should alert you that it has detected a device in recovery mode. Click OK, and then click Restore to restore the device.
After restore your iPhone, all the resetting is remove, and the iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS is disabled connect to iTunes

If I do a restore, will I lose all my iPhone data?

Yeah, all the data will lose after restoring your iPhone. But that's okay, iPhone Data Recovery could help you to recover iPhone data after restore in few minutes.  To get more details, you can see: How to recover iPhone files after iPhone Restored to Factory Reset.

If you have any problems with the iPhone disabled connect to iTunes passcode lock solution, please let me know in a comment below. For those of you that haven't, any questions I didn't cover?

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  1. Anonymous22/8/13 05:52

    I know my passcode but it's disabled connect to iTunes so not letting me try.. If I restore on new computer I will loose all media so what do I do. Btw I can still answer incoming calls although screen is disabled

  2. please i face error 1600 problem. advise me on it. thanks

  3. Anonymous20/9/13 16:16

    I am having the same problem as above

  4. Anonymous3/10/13 13:47

    well I forgot my password to my iPod my pod and I have tried everything on this website what should I do now

  5. Anonymous7/10/13 04:01

    I know my passcode but iphone saying connect t

  6. I have problem after trying to restore Iphone 4. iTunes says the phone could not be found, What should I do ?

  7. I have problem after trying to restore Iphone 4. iTunes says the phone could not be found, What should I do ?