You are here: Home >> Resource >> Top 4 reasons "iPhone disable- connect to iTunes" and how to fix

Top 4 reasons "iPhone disable- connect to iTunes" and how to fix

Have you and your family members ever encountered iPhone disable -- connect to iTunes? There is a logo on your iPhone with a message to connect to iTunes. Why the iPhone has been disabled? This article will tell you the reason and how to solve it.

iPhone disabled

Here are top 4 reasons why the iPhone is disabled.

1. Lock screen Passcode is incorrect. 10 incorrect passcode entries, iPhone will be disabled, connect to iTunes.

2. Disable by FindMyPhone. Disable by FindMyPhone. When somebody turn on the lost mode for the iPhone in FindMyPhone.

3. Screen Time Passcode is incorrect. Use Screen Time -> Downtime feature to disable an iPhone during a time range.

And here are the detail operation about the above for placing an iPhone in the disabled mode. So if your iPhone has been disabled, it may experience one of the cases, and you know what's happened about your iPhone. Next, we start to fix it out.

How to fix it?

1. Restart iPhone

In the case, first we need to restart your iPhone to give it a try. If your iPhone are experiencing an iOS error, restarting the iPhone will return to normal.

2. Update or restore iOS

After restarting iPhone, if you still see the connect to iTunes screen after your restart, you need to update or restore iOS:

a) Download and update the latest version of iTunes.

b) Connect your device to your computer using the USB cable.

C) Click the iPhone icon in iTunes, you will see this message: "There's a problem with the iPhone [your device name] that requires it to be updated or restored."

update and restore iPhone

D) Choose the Update option to reinstall iOS and keep your iPhone personal data. If you have made an iTunes/ iCloud backup before, you can choose the Restore option, it will erase all iPhone data and restore from the backup.

If your iTunes can't recognize your iPhone after connecting with iTunes?

When you connect your iPhone with iTunes, but iTunes can't recognize because of an unknown OxE error. You may need to update the Apple Mobile Deice driver or restart the Apple Mobile Device service on the windows. Here are the detail steps:

If your iPhone get an error during the iOS update and restore progress?

If your iPhone device couldn't be updated or restored and you get a message that "an unknown error occurred [error number]," here are the steps to choose your error number or error message to solve it


More Related Articles
How to recover forgotten iPhone restriction passcode

1. How to recover forgotten iPhone restriction passcode

2. How to prevent iTunes from overwriting previous iPhone backup?

3. Five ways to recover deleted and lost iPhone data?

4. Three ways to backup your iPhone to the external drive

About Fireebok Studio

Our article content is to provide solutions to solve the technical issue when we are using iPhone, macOS, WhatsApp and more. If you are interested in the content, you can subscribe to us. And We also develop some high quality applications to provide fully integrated solutions to handle more complex problems. They are free trials and you can access download center to download them at any time.

Popular Articles & Tips You May Like
Recover Deleted Text Messages from Your iPhone Extract WhatsApp Messages from Your iCloud Backup Clean up Your iOS and Boost Your iPhone Performance
How to Recover Deleted Text Messages from Your iPhone How to Extract WhatsApp Messages from Your iCloud Backup How to Free up Space on Your iPhone, iPad or iPod