How to Fix iPhone Is Disabled Connect to iTunes Issue

Wonder how to fix the issue of "iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes"? Just check this PPT.

Guide to Fix "iPhone Is

Disabled Connect to iTunes"


• The error of disabled iPhone, caused by forgotten passcodes, is an

common situation on iOS device. When you enter the incorrect passwords

too much times on your iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/5s/SE, you would

receive the message from your iPhone screen, stating that "iPhone is

disabled, connect to iTunes." The message indicates that you could fix this

problem by connecting to iTunes, but it will cause data lost and all the files

on your iPhone will be erased unless you have a backup before the fixing

process. Anyway, you might use the following methods to fix the "iPhone is

disabled connect to iTunes" issue and get the lost data back.

Part 1. Fix "iPhone Is Disabled Connect to

iTunes" Issue with iTunes

• As indicated from your iPhone, you could fix the "iPhone is disabled,

connect to iTunes" issue using iTunes. It is an official and effective method

and please be aware that you might lose the data on your device. But you

still can get back the lost data with method introduced in the following part

of this article.

• Let's start to fix the error with iTunes step by step as below.

• Step 1. Connect your device to PC.

Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable. And make sure

you have synced your device with the connected computer and the latest

iTunes has been installed on this computer.

• Step 2. Backup your device with iTunes.

• Once you connect your iPhone to the computer, iTunes will launch

automatically on your PC. Then visit "Summary" on iTunes and right-click

on your iPhone, then click "Back Up Now" and wait till the backup process

is finished.

• Step 3. Restore your device with iTunes backup.

• Once the backup is complete, click "Restore" and choose the recent

backup to restore your iPhone. When the whole process ends, the error

will be fixed and you might reboot your iPhone to manage it.

Part 2. Fix "iPhone Is Disabled Connect to

iTunes" Error via Recovery Mode

• If you have no iTunes backup, you could fix the error by putting your

device into Recovery Mode. However, please note that it still cause data

lost with this method. You could find out the solution to get back the lost

data in following part of this article.

• Just follow the steps to fix the error.

• Step 1. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the

same time till your iPhone turns off.

• Step 2. Link the USB cable to your iPhone but not to the computer for now.

Then please run the latest iTunes on your computer.

• Step 3. Press and hold the Home button till your iPhone turns on. Then

please connect your device to the computer with the USB cable.

• Step 4. Long press the Home button for a while till the message "Connect

to iTunes" appears on the screen. At this moment, please release the

Home button.

• Step 5. Then another message from iTunes shows that "iTunes has

detected an iPhone in recovery mode." Then click "OK" on the message

and click "Restore iPhone" on iTunes to fix the problem.

Part 3. Guide to Recover Lost Data after

Fixing Disabled iPhone

• After fixing the "iPhone is disabled, connect to iTunes" error, you might

lose some important data that you have not backed up yet before the error

happens. But don't worry, you are able to get back the important personal

files on your iDevice, including the contacts, photos, call history, notes,

calendars, messages and so on.

• To recover the lost data, you can rely on the professional iPhone Data

Recovery - Coolmuster iOSRescuer.

• · It is a powerful third-party program and supports to recover lost and

deleted data among different situations, including failure in iOS upgrading;

iDevice restored to factory settings, jailbroken or refurbished; get your iOS

device lost or stolen, mistakenly deleted data on your device; your device

is crashed or damaged; the device is inaccessible due to a forgotten


• · It supports to recover call history, contacts, messages, notes, safari,

calendars, voice memos, photos and more on all versions of

iPhone/iPad/iPod, including the iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/5S, iPad

air/mini, iPad with Retina display, iPad 2/1 and iPod


Here is how to use the program:

• Step 1. Download and run the installed program on your computer, and

link your iDevice to the computer with a USB cord. Then you might see the

interface with two different modes, the "Recover from iOS Device" mode

and the "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode.

• Step 2. Select the "Recover from iOS Device" mode and click "StartScan"

button to scan your device for the lost data. After a while, all the files on

your iPhone will be listed in categories, including the lost ones.

• Step 3. Finally, preview the files and choose the files that you want to

recover and click "Recover" button to save them on your computer.

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