A toddler who wanted to watch 'Peppa Pig' locked his mother out of her iPhone for 48 years

Business Insider | 3/7/2018 | Business Insider Singapore
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A woman in Shanghai was locked out of her phone for 48 years after her toddler attempted repeatedly to gain access so he could watch "Peppa Pig."

The woman had to completely reset her phone to gain access again.

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The problem may have occurred due to an error in the date and time set on the iPhone.

Let this be a warning to all parents with young gadget-loving toddlers.

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A woman in Shanghai has learned the hard way that toddlers and smartphones are not a good mix.

According to Chinese media, the woman had forgotten her iPhone while she went out one day.

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This gave her 2-year-old son the opportunity to take the phone from his elderly caretakers so he could watch "Peppa Pig."

When she returned, she discovered that the phone had been disabled due to multiple unsuccessful login attempts.

IPhone - Minutes - Message - Screen - Read

"iPhone is disabled, try again in 25,114,980 minutes," the simple message on the screen read.

25,114,980 minutes - that's a whopping 47.7834475 years.

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In other words, she will not be able to unlock her iPhone for the next 48 years.

Imagine that.

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At the service centre, she was told by Apple support...
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