How to Restore Files from the iPhone Disabled?

Setting up a password will enhance the security of your iPhone. However, you may encounter iPhone disabled issue if you continuously enter the wrong number five times. In that case, you can't back up your iPhone data via iTunes because locked iPhone can't be recognized by iTunes.

You are likely to know that you can reset iPhone to unlock your iOS device as well as your existing iPhone files will be wiped out from the device after factory setting. In order to retrieve data from locked iPhone, you are supposed to make a backup file that consists of all your current data on iPhone. Since iTunes isn't capable to back up files on an unlocked phone, you need to opt for other kinds of software. Here we will introduce a useful program for you. Besides, in the following article, we will talk about two approaches to fix iPhone disabled error.




Solution 1. Recover Disabled iPhone

Your iPhone can be reset if you put it into Recovery Mode. This solution will wipe out your password and other data on your iPhone. Please follow the succeeding steps.


    Step 1. Ensure that your iPhone doesn't connect to any device.

    Step 2. Press and hold the "Sleep/Wake" button on iPhone.

    Step 3. Go to "slide to power off" to turn off your handset.

    Step 4. Tap and hold the "Home" button and plug your iPhone into your PC or Mac.

    Step 5. Let go the button if the "Connect to iTunes" screen appears.

    Step 6. Select "Restore" option.


    Note: you can recover your iPhone from your previous backup files afterwards.


Solution 2. Back up and Recover Data from Your iPhone Disabled


Assuming that you haven't backed your iPhone data up before, then you can apply iOS Data Recovery to create a backup file and then restore them onto your iPhone. iOS Data Recovery is a powerful application which allows you to access files on locked iPhone, iPad and iPhone. It supports to preview and retrieve data like text messages, contacts, SMS, photos, videos, call log, Kik messages, etc.



Step 1. Launch iOS Data Recovery on PC or Mac

After you connect your iPhone into a computer, you need to click on the "Data Backup & Restore" option.


Step 2. Backup Data on Your Locked iPhone

You will see an interface as below. Now you can select the file types that you want to back up and then hit on the "Backup" button. Please keep your iPhone connecting with your computer.


Step 3. Preview and Recover Data on the iPhone Disabled

iOS Data Recovery enables you to check files in detailed on PC when the backup process is completed. You are required to select the data which you wish to extract from the backup. Then you can recover the selected files onto your iPhone or computer by clicking "Recover".