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[Solved] How to Unlock Disabled iPhone/ iPad?

We know that it’s worse to get your iPhone/ iPad disabled when you pick it up, due to the attempted access to the passcode for many times, this smart feature will be very useful for every stranger who wants to access to your device in order to hack your data.

So when the device gets disabled the only way to hack it is to reset the device and remove all the data from the device so this feature protects your data from being stolen,

But the bad scenario when one of your kids tried for many times to access your device to get his favorite game or favorite youtube video/song so if you don’t have a backup for your data, unfortunately, you will not be able to get it again.

Disabled iPhone / iPad

 

 

Our guide below will help you unlock your disabled iPhone/iPad step by step with two different methods.

Note: if you have a backup for your data you can restore it after the upcoming process, but if you don’t have unfortunately you will not be able to get your data or save it because you don’t have access to it.

How to Unlock Disabled iPhone/ iPad? [Method 1]

Requirements

  • Lightning USB Cable.
  • You need a Computer running Mac / Windows.
  • Updated iTunes App to the latest version.
  • iCloud Login information “username” and “Password”.

1- Put your iPhone/ iPad into recovery mode

For owners of iPhone 11/11 Pro / 11 Pro Max / XR / XS Max / XS /8 / 8 Plus use the steps below:

  • Press “Volume Up” and release it.
  • Press “Volume Down” and release it.
  • Follow quickly with “Side Button” keep holding for a couple of seconds an Apple Logo will popup keep holding don’t release until you get the recovery mode logo like the image below 👇.

For iPad FaceID:

  • Connect your device to Your Mac/ Pc.
  • Press “Volume Up” and release it.
  • Press “Volume Down” and release it.
  • Follow the above two steps with quickly pressing the “Top Button” until you get the recovery mode (You will get a popup Apple logo while pressing the “Top Button” keep pressing don’t worry until you get the recovery mode )

Connect to iTunes

 

For owners of iPhone 7 / 7 Plus / 6S / 6S Plus / 6 / 6 Plus / SE / 5S / 5C/ 5

  • Connect your iPhone device to your Mac/ Pc.
  • Switch OFF your iPhone device.
  • Press and hold your “Home Button” until you get the iTunes logo.

For old iPad Owners

  • Connect your iPad device to your Mac/Pc.
  • Switch OFF your iPad device.
  • Press and hold your “Home Button” until you get the iTunes logo.

2- A pop-up screen should appear on your finder stating that:

There is a problem with the iPad “iPad” that requires it to be updated or restored.

This screen will appear on Finder if you are running Mac Or iTunes if you are windows.

Choose “Restore” then “Restore and Update”

How to Unlock Disabled iPhone/ iPad? - IMEICheck

3- Follow the steps with “Next” then “Agree” your Pc will start downloading the software for your iPhone/iPad and will then restore your iPhone/iPad when the download completes.

How To Unlock Disabled iPhone/ iPad IMEICheck

Steps 4: Once finished, you will get a message, your iPhone/ iPad has been restored to factory settings, wait until your device finishes the restarting process and its Done ✅

If you failed to unlock your Disabled iPhone/ iPad just try the other method below 👇.

How to Unlock Disabled iPhone/ iPad? [Method 2]

Requirements:

  • Download the compatible firmware for your iPhone or iPad through ipsw go there choose your iPhone or iPad model and download the latest software version compatible with your device.
  • If you don’t know your iPad model or what firmware you should choose, just go to Settings –> General –> About –> Scroll Down until you get the model.
  • Once you have the model use Apple page to identify your device.

 

1- Put your iPhone/ iPad into recovery mode check method 1 step 1 if you don’t know.

2- A pop-up screen will appear stating the message below with three options “Cancel“, “Restore” and “Update“.

There is a problem with the iPad “iPad” that requires it to be updated or restored.

3- Choose the “Cancel” Option.

4- like the top left-hand below screen you will find “Restore iPad“, Press “Option Key” for Mac or “Control” for Windows on your keyboard + “Restore iPad / iPhone” a popup screen will appear, choose the downloaded firmware and press “Open“.

5- A confirmation message will appear stating the message below, click on the “Restore” button. (The message below depend on the latest firmware and your device model )

“Your Mac will erase and restore your iPad to iPad OS 9.3.6 and will verify the restore with Apple”

6- Your Mac or Windows will start preparing your software for restore, the process will take a couple of minutes please wait until it gets completed.

How to Unlock Disabled iPhone/ iPad IMEICheck

7- Once Done ✅your iPhone/iPad will restart keep your device connected.

Unlock disabled iPhone/ iPad

While fixing your disabled iPhone/iPad you might get (error 9006) here’s how to fix.

How To fix Error (9006)

1. Try rebooting your device.
2. Double-check your USB lightning cable is it the original or not, and try another one, disable all firewalls and anti-virus until you finish your steps.
3. Make sure that your internet connection is working well.
4. Make sure that you are running the latest iTunes version.

Fix iTunes error 9006

Finally, You did it 👏👏 we have tried our best if you faced any problem just contact us.

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