How do I unlock my Apple ID it’s just saying Apple ID has been disabled? It won’t let me update or get apps it’s saying Apple ID has been disabled! Help please! Thanks in advance!
We all know that Apple will lock accounts for many different reasons, usually when someone attempts to access an ID by entering their incorrect password too many times. Recently, we have received many reports of iOS users waking up to find that their Apple ID has been locked, and plenty more are complaining on social media. It’s possible that some unscrupulous groups have tried to hack through large Numbers of apple ids using violence, causing a sudden wave of password resets. That may also be a drawback for apple. Hence we are going to share you with some hot topics and fixes about Apple ID being locked.
If my Apple ID is locked, what prompt message I will receive?
If your Apple ID is locked for security reasons, you might see one of these alerts:
- This Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons
- You can’t sign in because your account was disabled for security reasons
- This Apple ID has been locked for security reasons
How to unlock my Apple ID?
When you see one of these alerts, you can go to iforgot.apple.com to unlock your account with your existing password or to reset your password. After multiple unsuccessful attempts to unlock your account, your Apple ID will remain locked and you can try again the next day.
What if I use two-factor authentication?
If you use two-factor authentication, you need a trusted device or trusted phone number to unlock your Apple ID. And if you have a recovery key, you can use it to help you regain access to your account.
What should I do after I change my password?
Your Apple ID is the account you use to access Apple services like App Store, Apple Music, iCloud, iMessage information, and FaceTime calls. After you change your password, you might need to update it in your iCloud settings and in any Apple services that you sign in to with your Apple ID.
How to recover data if iPhone/iPad/iPod is disabled?
If your device is disabled, you don’t have any better choice but to erase the device which will delete all of the existing data and settings. But you still have chance to get data back as long as you have an available backup. iFonebox is a professional iOS backup extractor which can help you download whatever you want from that backup without changing anything.