How to bypass activation lock on iPhone/iPad [4 ways].

How to bypass activation lock on iPhone/iPad [4 ways].

If you've recently bought a used iPhone or iPad, you may have come across Activation Lock. This security feature is designed to prevent anyone from using your device without your permission, but it can also be a major inconvenience if you are not the original owner.

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Fortunately, there are several ways to bypass Activation Lock and regain control of your device.

In this article, we will show you effective methods to bypass the activation lock on your iPhone or iPad.

Method 1: Contact the previous owner - The easiest and simplest way to bypass the activation lock is to contact the previous owner of the device.

Method 2: Use to bypass Activation Lock - If you are unable to contact the previous owner, you can try using to bypass Activation Lock. This method requires you to have your device's serial number or IMEI.

Method 3: Use a third-party tool - There are several third-party tools available that can help you bypass Activation Lock. These tools can remove Activation Lock without the need for the previous owner's information.

Method 4: Visit an Apple Store or authorized service provider - If none of the above methods work, you can visit an Apple Store or authorized service provider for assistance.

AnyUnlock - iCloud Activation Unlocker

The iCloud Activation Lock is a feature that is included in Find My iPhone. When Find My iPhone is enabled on an iDevice, your Apple ID and password will be required by others to disable Find My iPhone or delete data.

Basically, iCloud Activation Lock protects your iPhone/iPad/iPod's personal information from being disclosed to others.

What iCloud Activation Lock Is

What is iCloud activation lock

If you buy a second-hand iPhone/iPad with Find My iPhone enabled, you will be stuck at the Activation Lock screen after deleting/resetting it without a password. The only way to bypass Activation Lock is to take the device out of service. Although Apple Activation lock can be bypassed in some ways, Activation Lock cannot be removed through iTunes. Activation Lock can be removed by you without the permission of the previous owner. So to get rid of Activation Lock on your own, here in this post, we will share with you 4 methods that will help you quickly bypass Activation Lock on your iPhone or iPad.

Here's a list of methods and tools to remove iCloud activation lock.

Method 1. iCloud lock bypass on iPhone/iPad with simple clicks

As one of the most popular and professional iCloud activation bypass tools for iOS devices in 2022, AnyUnlock - iPhone Password Unlocker would be the best solution for your iOS device when it gets stuck on the "Activation Lock" screen. AnyUnlock is a complete iOS unlocking toolkit. It can meet all your unlocking needs, whether your iPhone is tied to Apple ID or you forgot your email password or Apple ID username. Using its iCloud Activation Unlocker function, you can easily bypass iCloud activation lock without Apple ID or Apple ID password.

Worth knowing about AnyUnlock iPhone Password Unlocker:

To bypass iCloud activation lock, you can free download AnyUnlock - iPhone Password Unlocker based on your computer's operating system. This application is compatible with both Mac and Windows PCs

Then you can follow these steps to bypass FRP - Factory Recovery Protection for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

The unlocking process for Windows is slightly different than for Mac, we provide 2 tutorials.

How to get around iCloud activation lock on Windows PC

Step 1. Free download AnyUnlock - iPhone Password Unlocker installed. After launching the software you will see the following page

Click on Start Now to Bypass iCloud Activation Lock

Click "Bypass iCloud Activation Lock".

Step 2. Connect your device and click Start Now.

Connect Your iOS Device to the Computer

Connect your iOS device to your computer.

Step 3. Next, you need to jailbreak your device to allow AnyUnlock to bypass for you. Continue reading the jailbreak tutorial, then click "Next".

Jailbreak Your Device

Jailbreak Your Device

Step 4. You can then start bypassing by clicking the Start Now button.

Bypassing iCloud Activation Lock

Bypassing iCloud Activation Lock

Step 5. Wait for the process to complete. You will get the page iCloud Activation Lock is bypassed successfully as below.

iCloud Activation Lock Is Bypassed Successfully

The iCloud activation lock was bypassed successfully

How to get around iCloud activation lock on Mac

Step 1. Free download AnyUnlock - iPhone Password Unlocker (Windows & Mac supported), install and run on your computer > Select. Bypass iCloud Activation Lock On the homepage.

Choose Bypass iCloud Activation Lock

Choose "Bypass iCloud Activation Lock".

Step 2. You now need to connect your iOS device to your computer, and then click the Start Now, to proceed to the next step.

Click on the Start Now to Go On

Click "Start Now, to move on.

Step 3. after indicating Bypass iCloud Activation Lock on the screen you need to confirm the information of your iOS device. The jailbreaking process will start once you put your iOS device in DFU mode

Download the Jailbreaking Tool

Download Jailbreaking Tool

Step 4. Once the jailbreaking process is complete, you can click Bypass Now, to start bypassing the iCloud activation lock on your device.

Tap on Bypass Now to Start Bypassing

Tap Bypass Now to start bypassing

  • After successfully jailbreaking an iOS device, some features will not be available.
  • The jailbreak will disable making cell phone calls, using cellular data, making FaceTime calls and sending iMessages, etc.
  • Any reset or update process will lock this iOS device again.
  • Please DO NOT log into iCloud from Settings on your iPhone iPad iPod touch or factory reset your device, which will lock your device again.

Step 5. All you have to do is just wait a while. The interface will appear on the following screen after AnyUnlock has completed the skip process. This screen shows that the iCloud activation code has been removed from your iOS device.

iCloud Activation Lock Is Bypassed Successfully

iCloud Activation Lock Is Bypassed Successfully

Now you can log into the App Store to download any apps you want, and then go to the iTunes Store to buy the music and movies you found with your Apple ID.

Method 2. bypass iCloud activation lock on iPhone/iPad using iCloud

If you can get the data from the previous user of the used iPhone/iPad, then using iCloud to bypass the activation lock is the fastest way. Since the previous user can give you the username and password for the device, here are the detailed steps you can follow:

Go to iCloud and Click Find iPhone

Go to iCloud and click Find iPhone

1. Go to and sign in with the Apple ID username and password of the locked device, then click Find iPhone.

2. Click All devices, when You will open iCloud - Find my iPhone.

3. Select the name and model you need to bypass Erase iPhone or Erase iPad > Remove from account

Once this is done, the iPhone/iPad should be removed from Apple ID. The Activation Lock should also be bypassed.

Method 3. bypass iCloud activation lock on iPhone/iPad via DNS

Step 1 Step 1.

  • USA/North America: 104.154. 51.7
  • Europe: 104.155.28. 90
  • Asia: 104.155.220. 58
  • In the rest of the world: 78.109.17. 60

Step 2 Tap back > Connect to a Wi-Fi network > Ready > Activation assistance. After logging in, you will receive a message confirming successful connection to my server.

Step 3 Tap Menu > Preview available applications and select the one whose details you can get about the previous owner.

Method 4. permanently override iCloud activation lock on iPhone/iPad

DNS is temporary and does not work consistently. After DNS activation, you can only use the main functions of your iPhone or iPad. To bypass the iCloud activation lock, you can follow the steps below to access all the features of your iOS device permanently.

  1. Tap Menu > Applications > Crash, and then your device will restart.
  2. Select Language and Country > Tap the Home button and select More Wi-Fi Settings > Tap the "i" symbol next to Wi-Fi, then scroll down and tap Menu.
  3. Clear the given address bar completely and tap Globe > Enter 15-30 random characters in the Port zone > tap Back and select Next. Then the unlock screen and language options page will appear repeatedly. Continue moving the Unlock button and tap the language option until you reach the home screen.

Bonus Tip. Remove Apple ID without password with Unlock Tool

If you forget your Apple ID password, you can also use AnyUnlock - iPhone Password Unlocker.

AnyUnlock can remove Apple ID and iCloud accounts from iOS devices with just a few clicks.

Now you can follow the steps below to delete your iCloud account with AnyUnlock:
Step 1. Download AnyUnlock - iPhone Password Unlocker To your computer.

Step 2. Start AnyUnlock and select the option Unlock Apple ID, to get started.

Click Unlock Apple ID from the Homepage

Click Unlock Apple ID from Homepage

Step 3. Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable. And click Unlock Now button from the following interface

Click Unlock Now Button

Click "Unlock Now"

Step 4. AnyUnlock will then automatically remove the Apple ID. Don't disconnect the device from your computer until it is restarted. During the removal process, do not use the device or launch iTunes. After the removal process is complete, you will see the following interface.

Apple ID Removed Successfully

Apple ID Removed Successfully - Successfully.

After successfully deleting Apple ID, do not "Erase all content and settings" or restore the device using iTunes/iCloud.

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