If I try to restore from iTunes, it tells me I have to turn off find my iPhone. Why is this so?

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  • @ChrisHarrington I know. I just was inactive yesterday.
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Disabling Find My iPhone is required because otherwise someone could steal a phone and wipe it, and the owner wouldn't be able to do anything about it. When you disable Find My iPhone, it requires your Apple ID and password.

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