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Verified & Tested: How to Unlock iPad without Apple ID 2024

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2023-06-15 / Update for  iPad

Is it possible to unlock iPad without Apple ID? With Apple ID, we can log into App Store, protect the data, or use iCloud to erase the device. But what if we do not have the Apple ID and password? Wih so many similar questions about how to unlock iPad or iPhone without Apple ID, we prepare this article and explain them for you.

Q: Can I Unlock iPad/iPhone without Apple ID?

The Apple ID is implemented by the company to confirm the identity of the users and ensure data safety. And as for can you unlock iPad without Apple ID, it depends. One situation is that your iPhone has not been logged in with an Apple ID, and you are locked out of it without screen passcode. The other is that you cannot remember the Apple ID on your iPhone and lock it with forgotten passcode.

We introduce corresponding methods respectively for these two cases. Let's get started.

1. How to Unlock iPad without Apple ID (Apple ID Not Signed In)

So the first situation, having trouble to unlock iPad without Apple ID and passcode? Don’t worry. This procedure requires the use of powerful software that is capable of unlocking the iPad. The software is known as Tenorshare 4ukey. You can also unlock any iPad or iPhone without passcode.

Now, if you want to check out the procedure of iPad/iPhone unlock without Apple ID via 4uKey, read the steps below.

  • Install 4uKey on your computer. It is compatible with both PC and Mac.
  • Now, run 4uKey, and click on ‘Start’ on the program interface. Connect the iOS device to the computer.

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  • Next, click the 'Download' button for the latest compatible firmware package for your iPad.

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  • After that, click the 'Start to Remove' button and wait for the process to finish. Then your iPad will be unlocked.

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If you are looking for other ways to unlock iPad without passcode and Apple ID, read the linked article. You will find them out.

2. How to Unlock iPad without Apple ID Password (Apple ID Signed In)

The reason we emphasize whether your iPad or iPhone is logged in with Apple ID is that if yes, after unlocking the iPad with the above methods, you will encounter the iCloud activation lock while setting up, which still requires Apple ID and password.

So is it possible to unlock iPad without Apple ID in this situation? And how to bypass the iCloud activation lock without password on your iPad. If you want iCloud unlock without Apple ID, just get Tenorshare 4Mekey. It is a capable and genuine product. But check its product page for what devices it supports to unlock.

  • So, to unlock iCloud without the use of Apple ID, download and install Tenorshare 4MeKey on your computer.
  • Run the program. Click on ‘Start’ on the main interface and connect the iOS device.

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  • Now, you have to jailbreak the iOS device. Don’t worry, 4MeKey will jailbreak device for you.

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  • After the jailbreak, you have to provide device information like the iOS version, IMEI number, etc.

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  • After that, click on the ‘Start Bypass’ button below.

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  • It takes only a few minutes to bypass the iCloud lock successfully. So, wait and do not disconnect the iOS device during the process.

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FAQs about iPad Unlock

Can you wipe an iPad without Apple ID?

Yes, you can wipe all the data on your iPad without using Apple ID. Erasing the iPad in Settings or use the ways in Part 2 without passcode. But remember that you may face the situation in Part 3. Anyway, we recommend that you try your best to retrieve the Apple ID password.


Hence, how to unlock iPad without Apple ID is not an impossible task. Difficult, for sure. We recommend using Tenorshare 4ukey to unlock iPhone or iPad without Apple ID effectively, and using Tenorshare 4MeKey to bypass the Apple ID activation lock.