If you enter the wrong passcode six times in a row on your iphone, ipad , or ipod touch you’ll be locked out and you’ll see this message:
- iPhone is disabled
- iPad is disabled
- iPod touch is disabled
If you set up a passcode on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, and you then enters the wrong passcode too many times, your device will disable itself temporarily.
An if tis done many more times you might need to do a recovery or backup sync to enable it again
Learn what to do if you have forgotten your passcode, or if your device displays a message saying it’s disabled.
Recovery method is the sure fire , quickest way to get back access to your ipad, but if you don’t have a back up file of your ipad then you will be going back to factory reset mode with recovery mode
Using Recovery mode
It will sometime ask if you want to update software if an update is available before you go into recovery mode to recover
Then you’ll restore your device as new (factory reset) or from a backup.
- Disconnect all cables from your device.
- Turn off your device.
- Press and hold the Home button. While holding the Home button, connect your device to iTunes. If your device doesn’t turn on automatically, turn it on.
- Continue holding the Home button until you see the Connect to iTunes screen.
- iTunes will alert you that it has detected a device in recovery mode.
- Click OK, then restore the device.
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