How to unlock iPhone/iPad iCloud activation lock

To activate your iPhone or iPad, have you forgotten your Apple ID and password? Or did you purchase a used iOS device that was iCloud Activation Locked? will demonstrate how to remove or circumvent iCloud Activation Lock on your iPhone or iPad in today’s tutorial.

What is iCloud Activation Lock, you might wonder? The most potent anti-theft security measure made available on Apple devices is the iCloud Activation Lock (iPhone, iPad). When they first notice iCloud Activation Lock on their iPhone or iPad, majority of Apple consumers become irritated.

When the user activates Find My device, the iCloud activation Lock turns to be engaged automatically. To locate and remove the necessary data from stolen or missing iPhones, iPads, or iPod touches, this capability was fully created.

When purchasing an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from someone, check to see if the screen has the message “Activation Lock” displayed. In order to prevent access to the device, you must allow the user to delete the account and all content on it.

Also, the iCloud activation lock is activated to stop thieves from erasing your data and loading their own into your stolen iPhone. The activation lock screen will still appear even if you manually restore your device, and you will be asked for the owner’s Apple ID and password. will demonstrate how to utilise the app to quickly remove the Activation Lock on your iPhone or iPad. Some users forget their login information for the “iCloud activation lock,” in which case the owner must follow the instructions below to easily unlock the device.

How to unlock the activation lock on an iPad or iPhone

The finest iCloud unlock app for iOS devices, Tenorshare 4MeKey, is what we’ll be utilising in this tutorial.

Please take note that iOS devices from the iPhone 5s to the iPhone X are compatible with 4MeKey. And it supports iOS 12 through 14 in full (iOS 14 for 6s, 6s plus, SE1, iPad 5, iPad Mini 4, iPad Pro 1)

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  1. Tenorshare 4Mekey software should be downloaded and installed on your PC.
  2. Sync your iPad or iPhone with your computer.
  3. Just launch Tenorshare 4Mekey on your PC and select Start.
  4. Read the risk advice and then press Next.
  5. 4MeKey will jailbreak your device prior to you beginning the iCloud account unlocking process.
  6. To obtain information and a guide for the jailbreak procedure, click on the jailbreak tutorial.
  7. On your computer, download the jailbreak tools (eg. checknix-1.0.6-amd64 iso, rufus-3.1.1 exe)
  8. Open the rufus now. You need to prepare a USB flash drive with a capacity of at least 5GB and place it in your computer before we begin the jailbreak.
  9. To locate the “checknix-1.0.6-amd64 iso” file, press the SELECT button.
  10. Turn off the other choices, then select Start.
  11. When a caution message appears, choose “Write in DD image Mode” and click OK.
  12. When the procedure is finished, click the close button.
  13. Restart your computer now
  14. Press F12 to access the boot menu when the computer is powered on and loaded in the interim.
  15. Choose the USB flash device on which the checknix-1.0.6-amd64 iso file was burned.
  16. Connect your iOS device to the computer and launch the checknix-1.0.6-amd64 iso file. You will then notice a reminder in the programme.
  17. Using the arrow keys on your keyboard, select the Start option, then click Enter.
  18. Checknix-1.0.6-amd64 iso needs your device to be in DFU mode in order to jailbreak iOS devices.
  19. The programme will guide you to DFU mode if you choose Next.
  20. Your iOS device will enter recovery mode immediately when you run the checknix-1.0.6-amd64 iso.
  21. Choose Start and follow the on-screen directions.
  22. When your device successfully enters DFU mode, checknix-1.0.6-amd64 iso will jailbreak it for you.
  23. Choose “done” to end the jailbreak process, then unplug the USB flash device.
  24. Restarting the computer and 4MeKey will confirm the device now.
  25. Then select Start Removal. In a few minutes, the iCloud activation lock will be lifted.
  26. Your iPhone or iPad can now be configured without an activation lock.

Preventive measure

Simply select “lost password or don’t have an Apple ID” when prompted to check in using your Apple ID. The iCloud account has already been deleted. After configuring the iOS device, you can download apps over Wi-Fi by logging in with a new Apple ID through the App Store or iTunes & App Store in the settings.

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