iPhone (12,11, XR. XS, XS Max) is Disabled Connect to iTunes [Fixed]

Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020

This is the normal situation for iOS users are getting the screen “iPhone X is disabled connect to iTunes.” In this can we can’t bypass the passcode on the lock screen or unable to connect iTunes because we need to be unlocked iPhone X screen. But Apple gives solution under the privacy, Depends on a number of the wrong attempt you should wait for a longer time. Some worst case we need to restore iPhone X in recovery mode.

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iPhone is Disabled try again in 1 minute

There is a chance to unlock after the 1-minute wait

iPhone is Disable try again in 60 minutes

Numbers of guesses are 6, 7, 8, nine then you should try in 1, 5, 15, 60 minutes sequentially.

This is the worst case. You can unlock it after the interval.

iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes

This screen has not the option for unlocking or bypass the passcode screen.

Solution: You can fix this problem with recover the iPhone using iTunes. This process removes or Wipe all data completely. And Get all data back to from last backed up taken in iTunes or iCloud. Once your iPhone X reaches this stage, you cannot sync or connect to iTunes.

Remove iPhone X passcode using Recovery mode

Connect your iPhone to the latest version of iTunes on Mac or PC. You don’t have an idea how to do; you can also go to apple support center.

After connecting your iPhone to Mac or PC, Force restarts iPhone X/8/8 Plus.

  • iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: Quickly press and release volume up button, Quickly press and release volume down button. Now only press and hold side button on iPhone X, until you see recovery mode on screen.

On your Computer screen, iTunes popup will say with the option for Update and Restore buttons.

2 Recovery mode on iPhone

Go to Restore button and click on it.

iTunes will take up to 15 to 30 minutes for download latest iOS firmware on Mac or PC. Also, your iPhone X will exit from recovery mode itself.

Once, you have download Firmware iOS file (Check downloading status at the top right corner of the iTunes).

Now repeat above Step 2 and Step 3 for restore iOS to the latest firmware and remove forgotten passcode.

3 Restore iPhone X to factory settings in recovery mode

Once wipe all data and install new software, Setup new iPhone X/8/8 Plus and use Backup option as you wish (iCloud Backup or iTunes Backup). Go to restore old back up and get back all date with new passcode.

This solution for a problem of iPhone X is Disabled connect to iTunes, unable to unlock your iPhone X/8/8 Plus screen. Like it & Share it! Enjoy and share your issues with us on a comment.

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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