Why Is My Apple ID Disabled?

If you’re asking yourself “Why is apple id disabled?” don’t worry! There are a few things you can do to fix the problem.

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If you or someone else enters your password, security questions, or other account information incorrectly too many times, your Apple ID automatically locks to protect your security and you can’t sign in to any Apple services.

When your Apple ID is locked, you can’t:
– Sign in to any Apple services.
– Make purchases from the App Store, iTunes Store, iBooks Store, or Apple Music.
– Access iCloud.
– Use iMessage or FaceTime.

If you see a message that says “This Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons” when you try to sign in, it means your account was disabled by Apple because it detected unusual activity.

Reasons for a Disabled Apple ID

There are a few reasons why your Apple ID might be disabled. The most common reason is that Apple has detected unusual activity on your account, such as a large number of purchases being made in a short period of time. If you believe that your account has been disabled by mistake, you contact apple support to have it reviewed.

Incorrect password too many times

If you or someone else has enter your password incorrectly too many times, your Apple ID will become disabled. This is a security measure to protect your account, and you’ll need to follow a few steps to re-enable it.

Security questions not answered correctly

If you’ve tried to sign in with apple id password and were unsuccessful, you canreset your passwordto regain access. If you don’t see the option to reset your password, security questions are likely not set up for your Apple ID.

Another possibility is that you answered security questions incorrectly too many times. You canreset your passwordto regain access.

Two-factor authentication not set up

If you have two-factor authentication not set up for your Apple ID, you won’t be able to set it up after your Apple ID is disabled. Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security for your Apple ID designed to ensure that you’re the only person who can access your account, even if someone knows your password.

You can set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID using an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac with macOS Mojave or later. If you can’t set up two-factor authentication because you don’t have access to a trusted device or phone number and your devices are lost or stolen, you contact apple support

Account hasn’t been used in a while

If you haven’t used your Apple ID in a while, it might be disabled for your own security. For example, if you sign in to iCloud with an Apple ID that you haven’t used in a long time, you might see a message that your account is disabled.

When your Apple ID is disabled, you won’t be able to sign in to any Apple services or make purchases with that account. If you have a subscription, it might be cancelled.

How to Fix a Disabled Apple ID

If you are trying to log into your Apple ID and it is showing as disabled, there are a few things you can do to try and fix it. First, make sure you are entering the correct email address and password. If you are still having trouble, you can try resetting your password or call Apple support for further assistance.

Use Apple ID recovery

The process of recovering your Apple ID password is the same whether your account is disabled or not. Apple will send you an email with instructions on how to reset your password.

If you can’t remember your Apple ID, follow these steps to look it up.

If you’re not sure if you have an Apple ID, we can help you find it.

If you have an Apple ID but don’t remember your password, you can reset it using the Apple ID account page.

If you have an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, you can use the Find My iPhone app or sign in to iCloud.com to remove the device from your account.

Contact Apple Support

If you’re still unable to fix your disabled Apple ID, you contact apple support for more help. When contact apple support be sure to have the following information ready:
-Your full name
-Your email address
-Your phone number
-Your Apple ID
-A brief explanation of the issue you’re experiencing


If your Apple ID is disabled for security reasons, you can use recovery mode to regain access to your account. If you don’t have access to a trusted device or phone number, you can still reset your password, but it will take longer. You can contact apple support for help.

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