Tenorshare 4uKey Guide: How to Unlock Apple ID on iDevice

Find out here the most complete guides to remove Apple ID from iPhone and iPad with Tenorshare 4uKey. Download and try it now.

Available for macOS 13 and below Available for Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7

Forgot your Apple ID and password? Don't remember iCloud account or password? Do you want to unlock your Apple ID when it says the Apple ID disabled? Don't worry, Tenorshare 4uKey (Unlock Apple ID) will help you to solve all these issues. Just follow the steps below.

Video Tutorial:

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Step 1: Launch Tenorshare 4uKey

Download 4uKey on your PC or Mac, then open the program to start. You will see the following interface, choose the function "Unlock Apple ID".

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Connect your iOS device to the computer. 4uKey will remind you to unlock the screen first, and tap the "Trust" on your device.

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Step 2. Remove Apple ID

Click "Next" button to remove the Apple ID and iCloud account presently associated to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

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Scenario 1: If Find My iPhone is off (All iOS versions are supported)

4uKey will unlock your Apple ID immediately after it is detected and your data will not be lost. (All devices are supported)

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The whole process will take a few seconds till the following interface appears.

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Scenario 2: If Find My iPhone is on and iOS version is below iOS 11.4

In such situation, you should reset all settings on your iOS device first. Here is how to do: go to "Settings > General > Reset All Settings". After you reset all settings, your device will automatically restart. And Tenorshare 4uKey will start removing your Apple ID or iCloud account immediately.

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When the Apple ID unlocking process is complete, you can login into a different Apple ID or create a new account.

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Scenario 3: If Find My iPhone is on and iOS version is iOS 11.4 or later

To remove Apple ID from the device running iOS 11.4 or later, you need to make sure that you have set up the screen lock passcode and enabled the Two-Factor Authentication. Otherwise, you will be prompted that the device is not supported.

Step 1. Setup Screen Lock Passcode on iOS device

To set up a passcode on your iPhone, go to Settings > Face ID & Passcode/Touch ID & Passcode/Passcode, and Tap ‘Turn Passcode On’. Then, click the 'Yes' button on the 4uKey.

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Step 2. Turn on Two-Factor Authentication

Next, confirm to tap ‘Yes’ button on the interface if you have enabled Two-Factor Authentication already.

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Step 3. Download The Firmware Package

The program will auto-detect the iOS version and provide a matching firmware package for your device. Download the firmware by clicking the button.

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Wait a few seconds to download and verify the firmware package.

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Step 4. Start to Unlock Apple ID

When the download is complete, click "Start Unlock" to remove Apple ID. Please do not disconnect your device during the whole process.

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Your device will enter Recovery mode automatically and a progress bar will be displayed on your device screen.

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Step 5. Activate Your Device

Finally, your device will restart after removing the Apple ID successfully. Tap ‘Unlock with Password’ option when the Activation lock screen appears, then select "Use Device Passcode" and enter your screen passcode.

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Done! You have successfully removed the Apple ID from your iOS device!

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