Fix iPad Is Disabled Connect To iTunes

You have typed the wrong password to unlock your iPad multiple times and now it has locked your iPad. This displays the message ‘iPad Is Disabled Connect To iTunes’ on your screen. Now you are unable to unlock your device and gain access to it.

In the beginning, iPad will say ‘iPhone is disabled. Try again in 1 second’. Then the problem persists and you will get a message from any of the following:

  • iPhone is disabled, try again in 1 minute
  • iPhone is disabled, try again in 5 minutes
  • iPhone is disabled, try again in 15 minutes
  • iPhone is disabled, try again in 60 minutes
  • iPhone is disabled, connect to iTunes

But worry not. There are ways to get rid of this annoying message ‘iPad Is Disabled Connect To iTunes’.

Ways To Solve iPad Is Disabled Connect To iTunes

Method 1 – iTunes Backup

One of the methods to fix ‘iPad Is Disabled Connect To iTunes’ is by following the instructions. Yes I am talking about going for iTunes backup. You can connect to your iPad again by connecting to iTunes. Click on option ‘Back Up Now’ on the screen and you will be prompted with a window to enter your password. If you remember your password, it will connect to iTunes and you will be able to use your iPad.

iPad Is Disabled Connect To iTunes

If you do not remember your password, try to ask your friends or family members who might know password. You can also go for iCloud storage if you o not remember the password.

Method 2 – iCloud Login

This is probably the easiest way to solve iPad Is Disabled Connect To iTunes issue. You can log into your iCloud account and remove the password which will help you be able to use your iPad again. All you need to do is:

iPad Is Disabled Connect To iTunes

Step 1 – Login to your iCloud account.

Step 2 – Click on Find My iPhone

Step 3 – Select iPad (your device) from the list of devices.

Step 4 – Tap Erase iPad (Mind you, this will delete your iPad data, including your password).

Method 3 – Restore iPad data using Recovery Mode and Reset Password

This is by far the best method logically, but requires some time and patience. We are here to guide you through the process.

Step 1 – Connect a USB cable to your computer and leave the other end of cable as it is.

Step 2Turn off your iPad.

iPad Is Disabled Connect To iTunes

Step 3 – Now press and hold the Home button & connect the other end of USB cable to iPad. This turns the iPad on.

Step 4 – Hold Home button till you see Connect to iTunes on the screen.

Step 5 – This will make iTunes alert you saying it has detected a device in recovery mode.

Step 6 – Click OK, and then restore the device.

Step 7 – Follow instructions in Setup Assistant and proceed to “Set up your device“.

Step 8 – In case you used iCloud for backup, tap Restore from Backup, then sign in to your iCloud account.

Step 9 – Proceed to “Choose backup” and choose the backup from options.

Wrapping It Up

These are the methods which will solve your problem and help you regain access of your iPad. We hope these methods have helped you solve the issue which bugs so many iPad users. If you have any other method which have helped, feel free to share those in the comments section. We would be glad to hear from you.

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