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[2019] 5 Ways to Unlock iCloud Lock Without Password

by  Edwin J. Parke  |  Friday April-19 2019  09:42:00
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Have you ever heard about iCloud activation lock as an iPhone user? If you are a new iPhone user and it’s the 1st time for you to get a new purchased iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, you may want to know what iCloud activation lock is. Find My iPhone ‘iCloud activation lock’ feature is developed to prevent the iOS device from unauthorized access when it is stolen or lost.

This feature will be enabled automatically on each new device. However, the iCloud may be locked on a second-hand iPhone. If you have recently purchased a second-hand iPhone with a locked iCloud account, you may need simples tricks to unlock iCloud lock on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Keep reading to get more useful tips.

iCloud is Locked for the Following Reasons:

  • iCloud account is stolen.
  • Input iCloud password for multiple times.
  • Apple will lock the iCloud for account security reasons.
  • iCloud account is used by many users.
  • Log into iCloud account on a difference device.

How to Unlock iCloud Lock - 5 Quick Tips

1. Remove iCloud Activation Lock Remotely

Just like what we discussed in the beginning, you may get a second-hand iPhone online or from your friend and the phone keeps asking you to verify the iCloud account, you will possibly need to contact with the previous owner to delete the iCloud account on his cell phone or computer.

Step 1. Visit the official account of iCloud by entering in the browser.

Step 2. Enter the iCloud id and password to sign into your iCloud account.

Step 3. Hit on ‘Find iPhone’ and click ‘All Devices’ option.

Step 4. Choose the iPhone that you need to remove the iCloud account and select ‘Erase iPhone’.

Step 5. When the iPhone is deleted, tap on the option of ‘Remove from Account’.

remove icloud activation lock remotely

2. Unlock iCloud Lock Through

If you are reading this trick, you may not contact the previous owner of the device to delete the iCloud account. So here is another way to remove iCloud activation lock without contacting the previous owner: via online unlock, of course, you can also search online to find other online iCloud unlock tools. Here are the steps.

Step 1. Enter the site address of to visit this site.

Step 2. There will be a list of options on the navigation bar, just select ‘iCloud Unlock’.

Step 3. Then you need to choose the device model and enter the serial number. (You can check the serial number on the back of the phone)

Step 4. After that, click on ‘Add to cart’ to pay for the service, and the iCloud activation on your iPhone will be unlocked.

3. Remove iCloud Activation Lock Without Any Tool

There is another way to bypass the iCloud lock if you do not want to use any online or 3rd-party tool. This way is available but 100% success rate is not guaranteed. Anyway, it’s still worth to have a try.

Step 1. Firstly, reboot the device that you want to remove the iCloud lock.

Step 2. When the device is turned on, select the country and language to start the setup process.

Step 3. On the WiFi network settings screen, hit the ‘i’ icon that you want to connect to. Then scroll down to enter appropriate DNS number.

Step 4. Next, click back button at the top of the screen and select the wifi network that you will connect.

Step 5. Since the iPhone is reset, you need to enter the wifi password again then click ‘Join’ option.

Step 6. Turn back to the WiFi screen by tapping on Back button. The device will go to the new screen. Just click the Back option again to go back to the WiFi screen.

Step 7.Then you could see the option of ‘’. Click the menu and choose the app to provide the information of your iPhone.

remove icloud activation lock without tool

4. Remove iCloud Activation Lock from Apple

In some cases, the staff member in Apple store will do a favor to unlock iCloud lock for your iPhone. But before that, You need to demonstrate that you are the legal owner of the iPhone. To prove that, you can either show the purchase receipts or provment of approved transfer from the previous owner to the Apple staff. After checking the device information, they will help to remove the iCloud activation lock. However, your request will be refused if you cannot offer the proof that you are exactly the owner of this iPhone.

5. Bonus Tip: Fix All iPhone Issues in One Click

Various iOS system issues always arise after the iCloud activation unlock process. If you are facing an iPhone problem that is difficult to deal with, iOS System Recovery can be used to fix this problem. It is worth to download the program on your computer to have a try.

Why choose iOS System Recovery (iOS 12 Supported):

Now download and install the iOS System Recovery on your computer and follow the step-by-step guide to fix any iOS issues.


Step 1. Open it, choose ‘iOS System Recovery’ from the three recovery modes.

choose ios system recovery

Step 2. Take an USB cable to connect your iPhone or iPad with computer. When the device is connected, read the instructions on the screen to put iPhone into DFU mode.

put device into dfu mode

Step 3. Then it is better to install the newest firmware package to fix iOS bugs. The program will automatically detect the latest firmware. Click ‘Repair’ button.

start unlocking the password

Step 4. Your device will be normal after the repair process.