Step-by-Step Guide: How to Remove iCloud Activation Lock

Have you ever forgot Apple ID and password to activate iPhone? Or did you buy a second-hand iOS device with locked iCloud? The circumstances always get you frustrated. No worries, we’ll give you a complete guide to bypass iCloud activation lock without password easily using 4MeKey. And you needn’t to remove activation lock without previous owner again since then.

Step 1: Download and Launch Tenorshare 4Mekey

Please download the software and install it on your computer. Then you’ll see the interface “Remove iCloud Activation Lock”. Before you start to unlock iCloud account, Tenorshare 4Mekey will jailbreak your device, which has the potential to brick your device. Note: you cannot connect multiple iOS devices at the same time, only one device at one time.

unlcok iCloud - 4MeKey interface

Then, there would be a risk tip before you use this software, please read it carefully.

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Now you can connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to Mac with a USB cable. Please make sure the USB cable has been connected fine before proceeding to next step.

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Step 2: Start to Jailbreak Your iOS Device

The jailbreak process is different for Windows and macOS users. Warm tip: Your computer network needs to be in good condition, download is probably failed otherwise.

How to Jailbreak If You're Using Mac

The jailbreak tool begins to download immediately after a successful connection with computer.

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Only for a while, basically no less than one minute, the jailbreak tool has downloaded successfully.

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Now please click "Start Jailbreak", then the jailbreak tool initiates to jailbreak your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch soon. Just follow the step-by-step guide of jailbreak tool.

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How to Jailbreak If You're Using Windows

You need to jailbreak by yourself firstly, or click the recommended jailbreak tutorial. Note: it might take a while for you to jailbreak the iOS device.

prepare to jailbreak - 4MeKey guide

After jailbreaking is completed without question and click “Next”.

Step 3: Remove iCloud Activation Lock

Then you need to confirm your device information. Before you click “Start Remove”, please note that after bypassing iCloud activation lock, you are unable to use the phone for the function of phone call, cellular and iCloud of your new Apple ID.

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After you tap "Start Remove", the iCloud activation lock removal is now in progress and soon the activation lock will be removed within minutes.

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Now the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch activation lock screen has been bypassed successfully. At this time, you can check out your iOS device and set up it as a new one.

remove icloud activation lock successfully - 4MeKey guide Tips:
  • When you come to the Apple ID log in interface, just choose “Forgot password or don’t have an Apple ID?”. Because you have already removed iCloud account.
  • After you have set up the iOS device, you can log in a new Apple ID through App Store or iTunes & App Store in Settings to download apps over Wi-Fi.
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