Toddler Locks His Moms iPhone For Almost 48 Years

March 7, 2018
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A Mother has learned a harsh lesson about letting a toddler use her mobile phone unsupervised after her two-year-old son managed to lock it for almost 48 years!

Yes, that’s almost five decades.

So basically, he’ll be able to finish watching that YouTube clip when he’s 50.

The mother, from Shanghai, reportedly gave her iPhone to her little boy so he could watch ‘educational videos’.

When she later checked on her son (and more importantly, the phone) she found that he had entered the password wrong so many times that the phone had been locked for 25 million minutes.

Apple’s security locks phones in increasing amounts of time for every incorrect password entered; meaning in this case the little fella must have been doing some serious punching to get it to almost 48 years.

The South China Morning Post reports the Mother as saying: “I can’t wait for more than 40 years.

“In 40 years I probably won’t be able to talk. Although I’ll probably joke to my grandchildren ‘this is your dad’s fault.'”

At least she’s making the best out of a bad situation.

She took the phone to an expert, who told the newspaper that he had seen some phones locked for 80 years or so.

Pic shows: The mother and her son.

The technician said: “There is no way to solve it unless she resets the system. All the files cannot be transferred either.”

Usually this wouldn’t be the end of the world as you can reset your phone – assuming you’ve recent backed up on the iCloud.

Unluckily for this poor woman, that doesn’t appear to be the case here.

She told the paper she couldn’t reboot as it would mean she lost all her photographs.

Her options are either to wait nearly 50 years (assuming that the phone doesn’t break between now and then) or completely wipe it.

Moral of the story:

Don’t let children use your phone or make sure you that you back up your phone!

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