How long does iPhone stay disabled ?

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  1. sam733

    sam733 New Member

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    Hi everyone.,
    Im a new iPhone user, i updated my iPhone5 with all recent updates from ios7.
    I recently changed my passcode and i forgot.
    I do remember the numbers used as passcode but i forgot the sequence.

    I would like to know how long the phone will be disabled ?it doesn't show any time like in the previous ios

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    my disabled phone gave an option to enter code after 6 hours, after a couple of wrong tries again its disabled.

    i have synced my phone 40 days ago.,
    can i restore from that point ?
    and if i do will i loose all data on my phone ?

    Thanks
     
  2. Europa

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    You haven't backed it up for 40 days? Do you have iCloud backups on? They are automatic once a day. You can restore it from backup if you use the same computer it is synced with, but you'll lose whatever data is new (except what is synced through iCloud if iCloud syncing is on) since the last backup.
     
  3. sam733

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    Thanks for the reply.,
    actually i cant remember my last back up, its more than 40 days. :unsure:
    and i didn't turned on the iCloud back ups.,
    all this is because im using another phone LG Optimus L7.

    i recently started using my iPhone and i installed lots of applications and there are many photos & notes.


    so i think i don;t have any other option, right ?:unsure::unsure:
     
  4. Europa

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    Yeah, you'll have to restore it. There aren't any other options if you can't remember the passcode.
     
  5. sam733

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    i want to try the other possibilities the code which i used.
    i used couple of 5's and 6 as my code.
    but its not giving me any other option.
    i guess i have tried maximum attempts.

    does it allow me to enter the code after a day or two. ?
    because i don't want to loose my data..
     
  6. Europa

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    Yeah, the time frame gradually increases. Eventually you get to where you can't make any more attempts for about 40 years.
     

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