If you enabled Find My iPhone through iCloud, you can use it to erase your device.
If you do not have Find my iPhone setup (which almost all users do) then try these steps:
If your device doesn't go into recovery mode, try steps 1–4 again.
After the restore, you will be prompted to restore from iCloud backup. Please select that option and restore from a recent backup to retrieve all of your photos/videos and other data.
Great! , I thought, and then the phone displayed "phone disabled". After trying for what seems hours I feel like hitting the bottle, Help !!!!