Are you eager to bypass the iCloud activation lock on iPhone XS, XR, XS Max, X, 8, 7 (Plus), 6S Plus, 6S, 6 Plus, 6, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4, iPad or iPod touch? The devices that you purchased from eBay or Amazon and other online platforms are likely to be locked using iCloud. If it does happen, the device will keep asking you about the iCloud login information of the previous owner when you start using this Apple device. Don’t worry, we will show you how to remove iCloud lock in this article.
Before you start removing the iCloud activation lock, you first need to know what the iCloud activation lock is. iCloud activation lock is the major security feature used by iOS systems. When you accidentally lost your iPhone, you can try to find your lost iPhone by activating the "Find My iPhone" service. In addition, this service can also protect the information on your iPhone, even if the person who picked up and reset your phone, they still can't have access to the device data unless they provide the iCloud account credentials.
Generally, this is the most straightforward and simple way to remove iCloud lock for free. If you are lucky enough to contact the person who owns the iPhone before, call him to bypass the iCloud activation lock himself and you can then set it up with your own Apple ID. Of course, things can get more complicated if you don’t have the person’s contact info or the person is unwilling to do that for you.
To use DNS is one way to bypass the iCloud activation lock, but it is not the most appropriate method. After the bypassing process, you still have no access to all the apps. Follow the steps below to start the process. Before that, you should ensure that the device is inserted with a SIM card.
Step 1. Open your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, and then choose country and language.
Step 2. You will be navigated to the WiFi settings. If you don't see the "i" icon behind the WiFi network, you can press the HOME button and select "Advanced WiFi Settings."
Step 3. Ensure that your iPhone is not connected to any network. If it is always connected with the network automatically, you can click on the "i" logo and select "Forget this network".
Step 4. Click on the "i" icon and customize the DNS information. You can choose any of the IP addresses given below:
Step 5. Click the button at the top left of the screen, then select the WiFi network you have access to and enter the WiFi password. Next, your iPhone will jump to the next screen, but you should prevent it, and click the "Back" button.
Step 6. The iCloud lock will be removed and now you can choose the mobile apps, music, videos, cameras and other features you want to access.
Different from the way mentioned above, this way is a much better choice. Why? The iCloud activation lock will be permanently removed rather than be bypassed in case the iCloud will be locked again after automatically upgrade. But this kind of online services is not for free, they will cost about £40 to unlock your iCloud activation. Here we would take iPhoneIMEI.net as an example and show you how to remove iCloud Activation Online.
Step 1. Find IMEI number on iPhone
For activated iPhone: Browse Settings -> General -> About, and scroll down to get the IMEI number. (Or directly dial *#06# to get the IMEI number).
For un-activated iPhone: On the screen, find the "i" icon and tap it to get the IMEI number.
Step 2. Go to the official site of iPhoneIMEI.net on your computer, then provide your phone number and IMEI number. Next, click ‘Unlock Now’.
Step 3. The more complex the password is, the longer you will wait. So it’s better to get ready to wait for 1 day.
Sometimes, the device will get stuck on recovery mode, DFU mode, black screen or have other issues during the activation process. When you encountered such a problem, you still need to search online to find solutions to address these issues. Luckily, iOS System Recovery (iOS 12 supported) is here to fix all the iOS issues without affecting the dat a on your iPhone or iPad.
Repair with High Success Rate: Any kind of iOS issues can be fixed with this program, such as iPhone gets stuck on Recovery mode/DFU mode/white screen/black screen/Apple logo, wifi problems, Touch ID issues, etc.
No Data Loss: One of the competitive features of this tool is that all the existing data on your device will not be erased.
Let’s take a look at how to use this tool to fix your iPhone issues.
Step 1. Download the windows or Mac version of this program on your computer. Run it and choose ‘iOS System Recovery’ from the toolkit interface.
Step 2. Using a digital cable to connect the iPhone to computer, when the program detects the device, click ‘Start’.
Step 3. Now you should put your iPhone into DFU mode. All the details on how to put iPhone into DFU mode are displayed on the screen.
Step 4. When the iPhone is put into DFU mode, you will notice that your device version and model will also be detected by the program. If it is all right with the device info, click ‘Repair’ and the program will start to fix the device.
Step 5. You can now close your eyes to have a rest and wait for the repair process reach 100%. After the repair process, your iPhone will restart automatically.