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Unlock iPhone: How To Guides

Tips and guides explaining how to unlock iPhone iCloud, passcode, and carrier locks. Help on setting up Touch ID and changing your phone’s password.

For further details, see Activation Lock removal guides for other devices.

For more help with iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, iPod Touch, or Mac, see Apple troubleshooting & how-to guides.

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How To Bypass iCloud Activation Lock On iPhone 5, 5c and 5s

The iPhone 5 was released by Apple in 2012 with iOS 6, which didn’t have the iCloud Activation Lock feature. Instead, it relied on the owner paying for MobileMe which had basic device tracking functionality. However, in 2013 iOS 7 was delivered which included a free version of Find My iPhone and introduced the Activation …

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iPhone 12 and 12 Pro Max iCloud Activation Lock Bypass Guide

The iPhone 12 models were released in 2020 with a feature called iCloud Activation Lock, which is part of the phone’s security system that Apple calls Find My. This easy-to-follow guide will explain how to bypass Activation Lock, also known as iCloud lock, on iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 …

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iPhone Activation Lock

Activation Lock on iPhone

The iPhone Activation Lock is a security feature of Apple’s iOS operating system. Activation lock is designed to protect your iPhone, and its data if it is stolen or lost. It works by preventing your iPhone from being reset and reused until the owner’s Apple ID and password are typed into the device. The iPhone Activation …

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How To Unlock iPhone Without The Passcode: Detailed Guide

As an Apple Certified Independent Technician with over 10 years of hands-on experience with mobile technology, I have been asked countless times how to unlock an iPhone without knowing the passcode. Don’t panic if you have forgotten your iPhone passcode, or a naughty child accidentally locked your device, you will be able to unlock it …

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How To Fix “iPhone is Disabled Connect to iTunes” On Screen Message

You can’t remove the “iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes” message without erasing the device. The act of erasing the device wipes the passcode and factory resets the iPhone. This means all of your data is deleted. You can restore your data from a backup or recover it from the iPhone using a special tool. …

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How To Remove ‘Find My iPhone’ Activation Lock Without Previous Owner

Since the iCloud lock was introduced in 2013 I have guided hundreds of clients who wanted to know how to remove Activation Lock without previous owner helping them. Most clients had no idea that the used iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch they bought was Activation Locked until they tried to set it up and they …

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