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Toddler locks his dad’s iPad for 49 years

Posted at 12:34 AM, Apr 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-10 01:34:11-04
Photo: Picture of an iPad locked for 49 years. (Courtesy: KTRK/Evan Osnos Twitter)


(KTRK) – A writer for “The New Yorker” was accidentally locked out of his iPad for 49 years after his 3-year-old son repeatedly keyed in the wrong password.

He posted a screenshot of a message stating to wait nearly 26 million minutes before trying again.

According to Apple, consecutive wrong entries erase the device’s content. The only way to retrieve the data is to restore a backup version of the device.